The Fed is looking for consumer spending to accelerate, with any rate hikes contingent on a pick-up, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.
Peter David Frank, global head of G-10 and Asia FX strategy at BBVA, talks about the Australian dollar and the euro/dollar rate.
Friday’s jobs report could very well be a tipping point in determining the timing of the Federal Reserve’s first rate hike, says Ron Insana.
Indonesia's economy stumbled, with first-quarter growth below expectations, amid signs the government's stimulation efforts may be falling short.
"Super" Mario Draghi might not be one of the heroes in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," but his powers are almost as impressive as those of Iron Man.
As much as Bank Indonesia wants to support growth, the central bank's hands are tied amid higher inflation, says Euben Paracuelles, executive director & South East Asia economist at Nomura.
Lutfey Siddiqi, global head of Emerging Markets FX, Rates & Credit at UBS, says the Reserve Bank of Australia needs to lower interest rates by 25 basis points due to sub-trend economic growth.
Richard Martin, managing director of IMA Asia, discusses the issue with a prolonged environment of cheap money.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met with a firm that later published confidential information from the central bank, she said.
The bond market has turned into a punching bag for big investors, but strategists don't see yields moving much higher for now.
A rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia will serve as a prelude to growth forecast downgrades in Friday's quarterly statement, says Ben Jarman, senior economist at JP Morgan.
Jim Awad, managing director at Plimsoll Mark Capital, says U.S. interest rates are likely to see "shallow increases" amid a low growth environment worldwide.
Talks on a funding deal between reshuffled Greek negotiators and creditor representatives have been under way since Thursday.
Hiking interest rates does not seem appropriate until next year in the wake of a weak first quarter, a top Fed official said.
A glum Bill Gross sees both himself and the bull market facing the same long road to oblivion.
Sani Hamid, director, Wealth Management, Economy & Market Strategy at Financial Alliance, says Indonesian markets will likely see profit-taking for the next 12-24 months amid a looming U.S. rate hike.
Michael Spencer, co-head of Global Economics at Deutsche Bank, says recent employment data indicate that the Chinese economy isn't growing fast, which explains the change in monetary policy.
Michael Every, head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific for Rabobank, discusses news that the IMF is on the verge of declaring China's currency fairly valued.
The BOJ’s surprise move to push back the date for achieving its inflation target may signal it's trying to buy time before easing policy again.
The RBA's decision may come down to the wire at its policy meeting Tuesday, as economists eye a rate cut despite concerns over a strong currency and home prices.
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