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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.
Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) participants gather at the William McChesney Martin Jr. Building in Washington, D.C., for a two-day meeting held on June 14-15, 2022

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.
Biden announces ban on Russian energy

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.
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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.

ECB on impact of Coronavirus (March 2)

Luis de Guindos, vice president of the European Central Bank, depicted the coronavirus as an additional " layer of uncertainty to global and euro area growth prospects,"

Signs of Eurozone Recession is More Apparent

The latest Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) for the two largest economies, Germany and France, is showing a clear sign of looming recession.

Japan’s Inflation Rate is still Far From BOJ’s 2 Percent Target

Japan's core inflation rate was on 0.7 percent in February, remaining distant from the Bank of Japan's 2 percent target.

Americans have not been this optimistic about their financial situation — for the last...

69% of American is financially optimistic, reaching the highest level for the last 16 years.

Germany’s GDP Data might have been Distorted by Questionable Data

Germany's GDP data for 2018 might have been distorted by some questionable data provided by the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.

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