Economy Central Banks


  • BOJ Easing

    The Nikkei is expected to face downside pressure but that could change if policymakers hint at more stimulus, say AMP Capital Investors' Shane Oliver.

  • BOJ

    HSBC's Izumi Devalier explains that the BOJ's decision was an unpleasant surprise for markets but that could be because of bigger strategic considerations.

  • Bank of Japan

    UBS Wealth Management's Hartmut Issel describes BOJ's Kuroda as a central banker who does not like predictability or incremental policy change.

  • Bank of Japan rates

    MFS Investment Management's Jim Swanson says central banks need fiscal cooperation and structural reform to support the economy as well.

  • Bank of Japan inflation target

    The BOJ now has a credibility problem, because the conditions for further easing were there but they didn't deliver, says Wells Fargo's Tim Quinlan.

  • Supporters react at a 'Vote Leave' rally on April 16, 2016 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

    A vote in the U.K. on June 23 on whether to leave the European Union may prompt the Fed to remain on hold during its meeting a week earlier.

  • Darst: Pay attention to 'MAY'

    David Darst, Independent Investment Consultant, talks about the market reaction to the Bank of Japan's inaction and his market theme of the week: M.A.Y.

  • The Federal Reserve building

    In its quest to find just the right time to raise interest rates, the Fed seems to have discovered a third mandate: creating a perfect world.

  • BOJ impact on US markets

    Jack Bouroudjian, Universal Compute Exchange Founder and CNBC Contributor, and Gene Tannuzzo, Columbia Threadneedle Investments Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, discuss the Bank of Japan's affect on markets after leaving policy unchanged.

  • BOJ delivers a shock

    CNBC's Seema Mody looks at the inaction from the Bank of Japan and how it's affecting stock markets and the yen.

  • Strong demand at $28B auction of 7-yr notes

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the auction of 7-year Treasurys.

  • Market leads Fed: El-Erian

    Allianz Chief Economic Advisor Mohamed El-Erian, discusses the relationship between trading and Fed policy.

  • Bangladesh hack fallout

    CNBC's Eamon Javers looks into the Bangladesh central bank heist in February and how the Fed is approaching cybersecurity.

  • Mohamed El-Erian

    Mohamed El-Erian says the Bank of Japan is stuck in a trap and losing policy credibility.

  • El-Erian: Stocks like Facebook can take you for quite a ride

    Allianz Chief Economic Advisor Mohamed El-Erian, says there are few companies that combine platform and content, which is the "most powerful equation."

  • El-Erian: BOJ falls into the trap of losing credibility

    The Bank of Japan held off on additional stimulus measures, shocking the markets. Allianz Chief Economic Advisor Mohamed El-Erian, provides perspective.

  • A customer hands over Japanese 1,000 yen banknotes while making a purchase at a supermarket in Tokyo.

    Using Kensho, a hedge fund analytics tool, CNBC Pro screened for which securities do well when the yen rallies versus the dollar.

  • ETF Trade: Eyes on Japanese ETFs

    Take a look at Japanese ETFs such as the iShares MSCI Japan ETF and the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund.

  • ECB fending off critics, claims policies are working

    ECB President Mario Draghi warns the perception that the central bank's independence is under attack can ultimately damage the euro zone's economy.

  • BOJ keeps monetary policy steady

    The yen is surging after Japan's central bank decided to keep its deposit rate and base money target unchanged.

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