Tag Archives: Central bank

29Jan/17

Central banks to play second fiddle to Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump will again be centre of attention in the coming week with any policy statements, having helped put the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and other central banks in wait-and-see mode. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

12Dec/16

The Fed explained

The Federal Reserve inaugurates the Trump era this week with a near-certain interest rate increase. Here’s a look at the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision-making process. Travis Hartman reports. Continue reading

15Mar/16
Bangladesh's central bank governor Atiur Rahman

Bank governor resigns after cyber heist

Bangladesh’s central bank governor Atiur Rahman has resigned after $81 million was stolen from the bank’s account at the New York Fed. As Sonia Legg reports, it was one of the largest cyber heists in history. Continue reading

25Aug/15

China cuts rates, reserve ratio to aid economy as stocks sink

China’s central bank cuts interest rates and simultaneously relaxes reserve requirements for the second time in two months.

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13Feb/15

Africa’s largest economies feel the heat

(BVO) – South Africa’s parliament descends into chaos.

Protesters stormed the building, demanding President Jacob Zuma pay back some of the taxpayers’ funds used for a $23 million upgrade of his rural home.

It’s been a turbulent time for the economy, too.
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