Interest Rates
REUTERS POLL - ALL 22 ANALYSTS SEE RUSSIA CENTRAL BANK CUTTING KEY RATE BY 25 BPS TO 8.00 PCT ON DEC 15
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:00 GMT
REUTERS POLL- ALL 22 ANALYSTS SEE RUSSIA CENTRAL BANK CUTTING KEY RATE BY 25 BPS TO 8.00 PCT ON DEC 15.
POLL-Russian central bank seen cutting rate to 8.00 pct on Friday
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:00 GMT
*C.bank regular rate-setting meeting due on Dec. 15. *Rate decision due at 1030 GMT, press briefing at 1200 GMT. MOSCOW, Dec 11- The Russian central bank is expected to lower its key interest rate to 8 percent on Friday, in what would be the sixth rate cut so far this year, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.
Fed's incoming chair Powell faces an early test of his policy view as tax cuts near approval
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:01 GMT
The incoming Fed chair appears set to let an expected tax cut run its course as weak wage growth and inflation buttress his view that the economy remains underpowered.
PRECIOUS-Gold firms as dollar retreats ahead of Fed meeting
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:01 GMT
LONDON, Dec 11- Gold edged higher on Monday as the dollar retreated on the back of lackluster U.S. wages data, but moves were muted ahead of an expected interest rate hike from the U.S. Spot gold was up 0.25 percent at $1,250.93 an ounce at 1040 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for February. delivery were up $4.40 an ounce at $1,252.80.
CEE MARKETS-Crown eases as inflation drop cuts likelihood of rate hike
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:52 GMT
*Fall reduces chance of another CNB rate hike on Dec. 21. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Dec 11- Central Europe's main currencies eased on Monday, bitten by Czech data showing lower inflation, reducing the chance of another rate rise by the Czech central bank this month. It is still well above the 2 percent target, but the decline still makes it less likely that the CNB, the...
GLOBAL MARKETS-Bitcoin futures steal spotlight, momentum keeps pushing stocks up
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:41 GMT
LONDON, Dec 11- World stocks climbed and equity volatility neared a record low on Monday as investors focused on signs of strong economic growth ahead of a slew of central bank rate decisions, while the launch of bitcoin futures fed the market's cryptocurrency obsession. Britain's FTSE climbed 0.6 percent thanks to a boost from a weaker sterling.
FOREX-Dollar dips on lacklustre wage growth; bitcoin futures surge
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:08 GMT
*Chicago bitcoin futures launch, trade at premium to Bitstamp. *Fed expected to hike this week; ECB, BoE seen standing pat. LONDON, Dec 11- The dollar edged lower on Monday on disappointing U.S. wages data that analysts said could weigh on the pace of interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve next year.
FOREX-Dollar dips on lackluster wage growth; bitcoin futures surge
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:08 GMT
*Chicago bitcoin futures launch, trade at premium to Bitstamp. *Fed expected to hike this week; ECB, BoE seen standing pat. LONDON, Dec 11- The dollar edged lower on Monday on disappointing U.S. wages data that analysts said could weigh on the pace of interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve next year.
PRECIOUS-Gold edges up; looming U.S. rate hike weighs on momentum
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:04 GMT
*Spot gold still targets $1,239/ oz- Technicals. Dec 11- Gold prices ticked up amid a softer dollar on Monday, but lacked impetus to push higher weighed by expectations of an increase in interest rates in the United States. as of 0751 GMT, after hitting its lowest since July 26 at $1,243.71 last week.
Investors realizing QE is starting to play out as major growth positive: Pro
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:13 GMT
Valentin Marinov, managing director and head of G-10 FX research at Credit Agricole, speaks about how central bank policy is impacting major currencies.
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