Central Banks


  • Santelli: What a week, what a year  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • ECB QE will take time to take effect  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    Sue Noffke, UK equities fund manager at Schroders, says the European Central Bank's bond-buying program will take time to make an effect.

  • Russia central bank cuts rates—1 month after hike Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:48 AM ET

    Russia's central bank cut its key interest rate to 15 percent, just one month after a surprise hike, amid calls for a cut to stimulate growth.

  • Russian central bank rates decision: Reaction  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET

    The Russian central bank has cut its key rate to 15 percent. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore says this might encourage Russia's public to see that the Russian economy can improve in the future.

  • Peace matters more than rate hikes  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Ahead of the Russian Central Bank's rate decision, Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, says there should be more focus on peace in Eastern Ukraine.

  • Will Russia's central bank cut rates?  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    If the Russian Central Bank does cut its key rates, city economists will have "eggs spread liberally all over their faces" says CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, who explains more.

  • Germany enters deflation: Reaction  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Michael Krautzberger, head of European fixed income at BlackRock Asset Management, comments on Germany entering deflation.

  • Will gold ever top $1,300 again? Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:28 PM ET

    Gold may struggle to top $1,300 an ounce again as tailwinds from central banks on an easing bent have stalled against the Federal Reserve's resolve.

  • Santelli: Not much volatility  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • Here's what traders heard the Fed say: Brian Kelly Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 9:59 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve.

    Does the Fed even know the signals it just sent the market? Here's what traders heard the Fed say, says "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly.

  • The 'big problem' for ECB QE  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Ian Harnett, co-founder of Absolute Strategy Research, says that one of the biggest problems resulting from ECB quantitative easing is the "flattening yield curve."

  • What's holding back the Fed's rate hike?  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 12:33 AM ET

    David Carbon, Managing Director for Economics & Currencies at DBS, discusses his estimates for an interest rate hike in the U.S. and concerns over falling oil prices.

  • Why US equities are the place to be  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 12:08 AM ET

    With the Fed indicating that a rate hike may come later, the strength of U.S. stocks will be prolonged, says Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners.

  • Is the Fed 'getting further behind the curve'?  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 9:16 PM ET

    Robert Heller, Former Federal Reserve Governor, questions the Fed's decision to stand pat on low interest rates despite acknowledging a solid recovery in the U.S.

  • Fed to start rate hike by mid-2015: Daiwa  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 8:47 PM ET

    John Hetherington, Regional Deputy Head of Asia Pacific Research of Daiwa Capital Markets, expects the first U.S. rate hike to come in June, followed by four interest rate increases by 25 basis points each.

  • Why R Squared Capital is investing beyond the US  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:16 PM ET

    Riad Younes, Co-founder of R Squared Capital Management, explains why the firm prefers to invest in European and Asian markets.

  • Why US bonds rose after Fed statement  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:33 PM ET

    John Rutledge, Chief Investment Strategist at SAFANAD and Sebastien Galy, Senior Currency Strategist at Societe Generale, discuss the rally in the U.S. bond market after the Fed's policy statement.

  • Why surprise parties are central banks' new thing Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:39 PM ET

    After years of carefully telegraphing their outlooks to the market, central bankers are loosening up with surprise parties, with Singapore the latest to jump in.

  • Trading the post-Fed spike in volatility Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 3:59 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve.

    The Fed said it's on its way to normalized monetary policy, which triggered a spike in volatility. Here are three tips for adjusting allocations.

  • Fed will remain 'patient,' upgrades economy Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:22 PM ET
    U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaking at the Federal Reserve in Washington December 17, 2014.

    Most Federal Reserve watchers did not expect any significant announcements or language changes to this month's statement.

Contact Central Banks


    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    To learn more about how we use your information,
    please read our Privacy Policy.
    › Learn More