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  1. Case Files Investigating Former PM Samaras, Central Bank Governor and MP Sent to Parliament

    Greekreporter.com - Greece 03.28 / 17:27 greekreporter.com
    Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis on Tuesday forwarded case files investigating former prime minister Antonis Samaras, as well as Greece’s current governor of the Bank of Greece, Yannis Stournaras, and the Independent Greeks (ANEL) MP Athanasios Papachristopoulos to Parliament, so that it can decide whether the prosecution should proceed. The case concerning Samaras is linked to…
  2. U.S. investigating North Korea’s possible role in cyberheist of $81M from Bangladesh central bank

    Nationalpost.com - Top Stories 03.28 / 17:09 www.nationalpost.com
    Researchers discovered that a rare piece of code used in the theft had also been used in the hacking attack on Sony Pictures in December…
  3. Brexit: Central Bank creates new teams

    Irishtimes.com - Business 03.28 / 14:25 www.irishtimes.com
    Teams to handle authorisation queries from banking, insurance and investment…
  4. Brexit: Central Bank creates new teams to deal with queries

    Irishtimes.com - Business 03.28 / 13:28 www.irishtimes.com
    Teams to handle authorisation queries from banking, insurance and investment…
  5. European Central Bank maintains a balancing act

    Wsws.org - World Economy 03.28 / 13:07 wsws.org
    The ECB retained its negative base interest rate, placing it on a divergent path from the US Federal…
  6. Yuan to steadily become convertible on capital account: central bank

    En.xinfinance.com - Markets 03.28 / 12:21 en.xinfinance.com
    China will steadily liberalize the yuan's use on the capital account, which makes the currency convertible for investment purposes, as part of the country's strategy to make the yuan a global currency, the central bank said on Monday. The yuan's globalization is a long-term strategy that demands consistent and steady efforts, Yi Gang, the deputy central bank governor, told participants at an insider meeting. China's economy is still proceeding on a stable track, he said, adding the…
  7. CBO signs MoU with Central Bank of Iran

    Muscatdaily.com - Business 03.28 / 12:19 muscatdaily.com
    The MoU aims at strengthening the distinguished bilateral relations and enhancing mutual cooperation between the two…
  8. Rwanda: Central Bank Suspends Licensing of New Forex Bureaus

    Allafrica.com - Africa 03.28 / 12:15 allafrica.com
    [New Times] The National Bank of Rwanda has announced indefinite suspension of licensing of new forex bureaus, in a move the bank said would ensure a vibrant and dynamic foreign exchange market in line with current economic…
  9. Central Bank Reactions Post Fed Hike

    Seeking Alpha - Forex 03.28 / 12:12 seekingalpha.com
    BOJ and BOE stood pat following FOMC rate hike. Following the US Fed's decision, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) left the short-term policy balance rate unchanged at -0.1%, while the target for the 10-year JGB remained at around 0%. BOJ Governor Kuroda indicated that BOJ has little intentions of moving away from expansionary monetary policy, increasing the policy divergence between US Fed and BOJ. Similarly, the Bank of England (NYSE:BOE) voted to keep its policy rate on hold at 0.25%, asset…
  10. Central Bank Increases Key Policy Interest Rates In A Bid To Counter Inflation

    Asianmirror.lk - Top Stories 03.24 / 07:14 asianmirror.lk
    The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has announced an increase in key policy interests rates to counter inflation.   ‘The Monetary Board, at its meeting held on 23 March 2017, was of the view that further tightening of monetary policy is necessary as a precautionary measure, in order to contain the build-up of adverse inflation expectations and the possible acceleration of demand side inflationary pressures through excessive monetary and credit expansion,’ the Central Bank said in a statement pu…
  11. Central bank skips open market operations as liquidity improves

    En.xinfinance.com - Markets 03.24 / 06:59 en.xinfinance.com
    China's central bank skipped open market operations on Friday after days of cash injections as market liquidity conditions improved. The People's Bank of China (PBOC) said in a statement that liquidity in the banking system was "at a relatively high level" as the government sped up fiscal spending near the end of the month. Faster fiscal expenditures mean a larger amount of fiscal deposits flowing into commercial banks from the central bank, thus improving liquidity. In Friday's…
  12. VN Central Bank should offer failing banks to foreign investors

    English.vietnamnet.vn - Business 03.24 / 02:54 english.vietnamnet.vn
     The vigorous restructuring of “zero VND” banks whose capital is believed to have fallen far below the minimum requirement of VND3 trillion ($140.6 million) is the main goal of the banking system this yea…
  13. Taiwan likely to remain on U.S. currency watch list: Central Bank

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 03.23 / 23:09 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, March 23 (CNA) Central Bank Governor Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南) on Thursday expressed pessimism about the likelihood of Taiwan being removed from the U.S. Department of Treasury's foreign exchange intervention monitoring list next month…
  14. Central Banks Unleash Contingency Plans in Response to 'Brexit'

    TheStreet - Economy 03.23 / 23:02 thestreet.com
    Central banks have said that they are monitoring financial markets and remain in close contact with one another as the full impact of a "leave" victory in yesterday's U.K. referendum on whether to stay in the European Union. Markets in Europe and Asia dropped dramatically on news of the exit. The FTSE 100 dropped 10% on  the open but has since pared losses and is now trading at 6,033.68, about 4.8% down. European markets have fared worse with the Dax recently 6% down in Frankfurt…
  15. Central bank keeps rates unchanged

    Eyeontaiwan.com - Business 03.23 / 22:47 eyeontaiwan.com
    Taipei Times Date: Mar 24, 2017 By: Crystal Hsu / Staff reporter The central bank yesterday kept its lenient monetary policy unchanged for the third consecutive quarter, saying the nation’s output gap continued to widen due to a persistent lack of innovation and investment, despite a stable economic recovery. “Although crude oil and raw mat…
  16. Taiwan likely to remain on U.S. currency watch list: Central Bank

    Eyeontaiwan.com - Business 03.23 / 22:47 eyeontaiwan.com
    Focus Taiwan Date: 2017/03/23 By:Chiu Po-sheng and Y.F. Low Taipei, March 23 (CNA) Central Bank Governor Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南) on Thursday expressed pessimism about the likelihood of Taiwan being removed from the U.S. Department of Treasury’s foreign exchange intervention monitoring list next month. Of the three criteria adopted by the U.S. Treasury, Taiwan definitively meets…