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Turkey's central bank reserves record historic high

Suryaa 01 Dec 2023
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed former banker Hafize Gaye Erkan as central bank governor and Mehmet Simsek as the head of the Treasury and Finance Ministry in June. Both bankers were considered market-friendly figures.

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon warns Wall Street to prepare for a recession

New York Post 01 Dec 2023
Economists have been divided on what central bankers’ next move is — and whether it means the US economy is in for a soft landing, which will see it skirting a recession, or a hard landing ... Inflation has also trended weaker than central bankers’ estimates as Americans ...

Did pandemic central banking work? Fed review to eye inflation, jobs tradeoffs

Reuters 01 Dec 2023
Central bankers are loathe to break such outright commitments for fear of losing credibility, and the conditions set for a rate hike are widely seen as slowing the Fed's response as inflation rose throughout 2021 ... "I think preemptive tightening is best-practice central banking, and I hope they return to allowing that.".

Dollar soft as traders weigh Fed rate cut prospects

Reuters 01 Dec 2023
Former top Japanese finance ministry bureaucrat and senior central banker Toshiro Muto said on Thursday that chances were high for the Bank of Japan to scrap both negative interest rates and yield control as early as April when annual wage talks confirm the scope of pay hikes.

US stocks dip ahead of Powell's comments as investors weigh mixed signals from Fed

Business Insider 01 Dec 2023
Aaron Schwartz/Xinhua via Getty Images US stocks dipped on Friday as investor's look ahead to comments from Jerome Powell ... and again at 2 p.m ... The Federal Reserve chairman will speak at Spelman College at 11 a.m and and again at 2 p.m., after other central bankers shared a mixed bag of opinions this week ... Here's where US indexes stood at the 9.30 a.m.

Masking the real story: Inflation’s complex journey for central banks

Cryptopolitan 30 Nov 2023
On one side, central bankers are cautiously refraining from celebrating the slowdown in inflation across advanced economies, while on the other, investors are already betting on imminent rate cuts ... This sentiment persists despite central bankers’ repeated intimations that high rates are here to stay for a while.

Türkiye's central bank reserves record historic high

Xinhua 30 Nov 2023
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed former banker Hafize Gaye Erkan as central bank governor and Mehmet Simsek as the head of the Treasury and Finance Ministry in June. Both bankers were considered market-friendly figures ... Türkiye's central bank reserves record historic high.

Central bankers are in no hurry (One Swiss Bank SA)

Public Technologies 30 Nov 2023
). Like every year at this period, Americans gave thanks to the joys of shopping and ate many a turkey ... Certainly, Nvidia's quarterly results once again beat analysts' forecasts and validated investors' enthusiasm (though without amplifying it). On the bond markets, we observed "sideways" developments ... Recent economic news has been mixed.

Fed hawks and doves: The latest from US central bankers

Reuters 30 Nov 2023
Nov 30 (Reuters) - The labels "dove" and "hawk" have long been used by central bank watchers to describe the monetary policy leanings of policymakers, with a dove more focused on risks to the labor market and a hawk more focused on the threat of inflation ... Note ... The St ... Interim St ... Our Standards. The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.

Market pushback on central banks' rates view just got louder

Reuters 30 Nov 2023
But for many, the fast fall in inflation means central bankers may shift closer to market thinking, as they did in 2021-2022 when investors challenged their "transitory" inflation view as price pressures surged ... also expressed by Greek central banker Yannis Stournaras.

Fed policymakers parse inflation data for signals on rate path

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 30 Nov 2023
central bankers are preparing for their last policy-setting meeting ...

EU labelling for sustainable investment funds on back burner for now

Reuters 30 Nov 2023
LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The European Union will not introduce a retail labelling system anytime soon for cracking down on misleading sustainability claims made by investment funds to attract cash, an Irish central banker said on Thursday.

U.S. economy slowed in recent weeks with inflation, labor cooling

The Spokesman-Review 30 Nov 2023
U.S ... Cooler demand may also help reassure the Federal Reserve that inflationary pressures will continue to abate, reinforcing forecasts central bankers are done raising interest rates. Stock-index futures rose after the figures ... Central bank officials are increasingly relying on this type of information to assess the path of the economy and inflation.

PBOC’s Pan telling hard, uncomfortable truths

Asiatimes 30 Nov 2023
“The traditional model of relying heavily on infrastructure and real estate might generate higher growth, but it would also delay structural adjustment and undermine growth sustainability,” Pan told bankers in Hong Kong on Tuesday (November 28) ... Granted, central bankers as a profession tend to speak in vague and non-committal ways.

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