Pakistan's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate to 7 percent from 8 percent, a larger-than-expected move aimed at spurring economic growth.» Read More
The Fed chair predicted moderate growth this year and beyond, explaining that economic headwinds are waning.
David Stockman explains why the stock and bond market could be on the verge of a collapse.
The chairman of a U.S. congressional committee subpoenaed Fed documents and communications related to a 2012 leak of information.
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said that "growth is too low everywhere" in the 19-country euro zone despite a modest recovery.
Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.
Prasarn Trairatvorakul, governor of Bank of Thailand, says the current levels of Thai baht is "more in line" with regional currencies.
The Fed meeting minutes are so detailed and such a central focus for investors and media that policy debates may be hindered, a top Fed official said.
The Bank of Japan may be intent on keeping its easy monetary policy, but it could run out of bonds to buy, and be forced into tapering next year.
Thailand's economy continues to stumble even though the central bank has cut rates twice in a row. CNBC asks Prasarn Trairatvorakul, governor of Bank of Thailand, whether he is running out of options.
Erik Davidson, CIO at Wells Fargo, says investors are getting increasingly complacent amid Greek uncertainty and looming rate hikes in the U.S.
Fischer on Thursday said the euro zone crisis had made the monetary union stronger and proved that the ECB can carry out effective policy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.
Western investors see China as a slowing giant, but local traders have used a more optimistic take to score their biggest gains in years.
Riccardo Barbieri, chief European economist at Mizuho, gives his views on the latest minutes from the European Central Bank.
The European Central Bank has released its April meeting's minutes, in which it said there was no need for a change to its monetary policies.
Richard Harris, chief executive of Port Shelter Investment Management, doesn't think the Fed could raise interest rates this year and expects markets to continue the rally.
Kathy Lien, managing director at BK Asset Management, says the tone from the Bank of England's minutes isn't aligned with recent mixed data. She also explains why there's a buying opportunity in the pound against the Japanese yen.
Australia and New Zealand are trying different methods to cool their biggest cities' housing markets without hurting borrowers, banks and their economies.
Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital and Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, debate the real reason that's holding the Fed back from raising interest rates.
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