Posts Tagged ‘interest rates’

HK housing correction of 15% possible, Gaw Capital says

SINGAPORE • A correction in Hong Kong property prices of as much as 15% in the first half of 2019 is possible as interest rates rise and the tide of money ...

Fed raises rates, emerging markets roil — it’s déjà vu

For the second time this year, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) has raised interest rates. With the recent 25 basis-point hike, the Fed funds rate is now near ...

World Bank CEO adds to voices of worry over global debt pileup

Central banks across the world are under pressure to follow Fed’s interest-rate hike, putting particular stress on EMs and developing economies
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ECB faces ghost of rate hikes

In 2008, the ECB hiked borrowing costs to combat inflation that was running more than twice as high as its target
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Carney pushes back as BoE debates publishing rate-path forecast

LONDON • Mark Carney (picture) pushed back against the Bank of England (BoE) publishing a more explicit forecast for interest rates as he defended his ...

Rout in Indonesian markets worsens before central bank decision

By BLOOMBERG
JAKARTA • Indonesian stocks and rupiah retreated for a third day, with the currency hitting a 31-month low as foreign investors dumped the ...

Evans: Fed should keep raising if inflation nears 2%

by BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • The US Federal Reserve (Fed) should continue gradually raising interest rates if data on consumer prices available by the ...

Australian dollar’s rally bringing out the bears

by BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • The Australian dollar’s longest rally in 18 months is bringing out the bears. The Aussie is poised to go into reverse as the ...