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Fed-preferred PCE price index accelerated in January
Core PCE inflation rose 4.7% in January YoY, beating expectation of 4.4% increase. The Fed-preferred price index rose 0.6% MoM compared to the market expectation of 0.5%.
Market sees Bank of England to raise rate to 4% by May
The financial market expecting the UK policy interest rate UK will break 4% by May, more than double the current level of 1.75%. Financial Times reported.
The sizes of Sept rate hike to be decided on upcoming data, Fed officials...
Ahead of Jay Powell's keynote speech in Jackson Hole on Friday, two Fed officials said more rate hikes are still warranted, but they said it's too early to decide on the size rate increase yet.
How Federal Reserve’s swap lines ease global dollar shortage during Covid pandemic?
Countries with swap line arrangement with Federal Reserve, be it the standing ones or temporary, saw smaller increases in spread during the initial pandemic stress period.
US bans energy imports from Russia
"Russian oil will no longer be acceptable at US ports," President Biden said.
World Bank seeks to provide further USD 350 million loans to Ukraine
The World Bank is aiming to fast track the process to provide Ukraine an additional USD 350 million loan in the next few days, or as soon as the end of this week, Reuters cited people familiar with the plans.
Sberbank’s European subsidiaries placed under payment moratorium amid sanctions
EU’s Single Resolution Board has enforced payment moratorium on three European subsidiaries of Russian bank Sberbank, which is under US-led sanction, and is accessing whether any resolution action would be need to to protect public interest.
Interview with Paul Romer on large scale Covid testing – the transcript
This is the edited transcript of our interview with Paul Romer, on why the US urgently to scale up testing for Covid-19, why he thinks the covid-crisis amounts an intellectual failure, why this economic crisis is not as bad the Great Depression, what economics can do more, and what economists can learn from the crisis.
US needs large-scale Covid testing urgently: Nobel winning economist Paul Romer
In an exclusive interview with EconReporter on Tuesday, Romer, co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economics Science, urged the US to adopt large-scale testing immediately to halt this most detrimental economic slump ever since the Great Depression in the 1930s.
How to benefit from others’ QE — Hong Kong Linked Exchange Rate’s lesson
What if I tell you, behind the boring news headline, there is actually a wonkish story about how the Hong Kong central bank took advantage of the monetary easing by the Fed in the last 12 year and created a new set of policy options that it can now use to actively mange the inflows created by the new round Fed easing under the Great Lockdown.