10 November 2019
The US Federal Reserve (Fed) has decided to cut rates for the third time this year at its latest monetary policy meeting in October 29-30th. The target range for the benchmark fed funds rate was...
21 September 2019
The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to launch a new stimulus package at the latest monetary policy meeting of its Governing Council on September 12th. The decision came as the Euro area is...
15 June 2019
The European Central Bank (ECB) is struggling to achieve its inflation target of less than but close to 2%. It disappointed markets by only extending its “forward guidance” by 6 months, promising not...
09 February 2019
The US Federal Reserve, widely known as simply ‘the Fed,’ surprised the market over the 29-30 January meeting of its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) by delivering a dovish message that clearly...
29 December 2018
The US Federal Reserve, widely known as simply ‘the Fed,’ delivered another 25 basis point (bp) hike in its policy rate following the 18-19th December meeting of its Federal Open Market Committee (...
01 December 2018
Monetary authorities in Indonesia and the Philippines have recently led some of the most aggressive policy tightenings in emerging Asia. In fact, Bank Indonesia (BI) and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (...
29 July 2018
Barclays announced today the findings of its Q3 2018 Compass Report, which outlines the Private Bank’s tactical recommendations on portfolio asset allocations for investors around the world. The...
11 February 2018
Global markets for higher risk asset classes, such as equities, corporate bonds and emerging market government bonds, have sold off sharply in recent days in the face of rising developed market...
25 November 2017
H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank, has expressed confidence in the strength of Qatar’s economy in an exclusive and far-ranging interview with The Euromoney Qatar...
30 October 2017
QNB Group has published the Singapore Economic Insight 2017. The report examines recent developments and the outlook for the Singaporean economy. Singapore is a highly open economy and its exports...
30 September 2017
The US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) surprised markets two weeks ago when it maintained its projection for another rate hike in 2017 and three additional hikes in 2018. In contrast, the market...
11 August 2017
Qatar has overcome the blockade by some Arab countries through sound economic policies, a monetary policy expert said. “The blockade is an economic war as they wanted to destabilise Qatar financially...

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