Central Banks


  • Fed shifts regulatory power away from New York Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 10:21 AM ET
    The New York Federal Reserve building in New York.

    The New York Federal Reserve Bank's regulatory power shifted to a committee in Washington, the WSJ reported on Thursday.

  • Any euro recovery could hurt US stocks: Trader Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 9:34 AM ET

    A stronger euro would "probably would weigh on the stock market," says Jim Iuorio, managing director at TJM Institutional Services.

  • Draghi: We can't buy Greek bonds  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    At the ECB meeting, Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, explains why the purchase program cannot buy Greek bonds.

  • ECB QE to launch on Monday  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    At the ECB meeting, Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, says they will start purchasing government bonds on March 9th.

  • Draghi: Projections are conditional  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, talks about the bank's economic projections, saying they are conditional on full implementation of all the policy measures.

  • Draghi: ECB isn't a political institution  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    ECB president Mario Draghi insists "we're a rule based institution, not a political one".

  • Mario Draghi on economic data  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, discusses the details of quantitative easing and the European economic data.

  • 'Spocking' $5 Canadian bills legal, but illogical Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 8:52 AM ET

    Canada's central bank urges citizens to cease defacing $5 notes as tribute to the late actor Leonard Nimoy. USA Today reports.

  • Big differences between US and European QE  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 7:40 AM ET

    Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, gives his reaction to the ECB's latest rate decision.

  • ECB QE: What to expect  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 7:20 AM ET

    Elga Bartsch, chief European economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses what she expects to see at today's European Central Bank meeting.

  • Investors eye ECB QE start date  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    Sony Kapoor, managing director at Re-Define, doesn't expect the European Central Bank to announce any shock details about quantitative easing today.

  • Norman Lamont, former U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer and chairman of the Small Companies Dividend Trust, comments on the upcoming U.K. budget.

  • Bank of England investigated by fraud office  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    Commenting on investigations into fraud at the Bank of England, Andrew Goodwin, senior U.K. economist at Oxford Economics says the central bank needs to be more transparent.

  • ECB to start its bond-buying program on Monday Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 10:46 AM ET
    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi

    The ECB will commence its monthly 60-billion-euro ($66.3 billion) bond purchases on March 9, bank head Mario Draghi said Thursday.

  • Sixth year after historic UK rate cut, what next? Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 7:23 AM ET

    The Bank of England left policy steady Thursday, barely causing a stir in markets -- a contrast to six years ago when it cut rates to a record low.

  • BoE keeps rates on hold: Reaction  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:45 AM ET

    The Bank of England has announced this month's rate decision, which remains unchanged. Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Mizuho International, gives his response, whilst discussing the sterling currency.

  • Why the UK gilt curve could steepen further  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:40 AM ET

    Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Mizuho International,says there's room for the UK guilt curve to steepen further as political risks have not yet been factored in.

  • London housing market needs radical change: CEO  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:20 AM ET

    Killian Hurley, CEO of Mount Anvil, tells CNBC that London's housing market needs radical change and says supply, not demand, is the central issue.

  • Europe poised for details on ECB QE program Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:57 AM ET

    Both the European Central Bank and the Bank of England are due to announce interest rate decisions on Thursday.

  • The art of central bank talk  Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 4:50 AM ET

    As central banks are aware that what they say impacts the markets, the banks "agonize" over each statement's language says Michael McMahon, associate professor at University of Warwick.

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