Maynar Arif, Head of Research at DBS Vickers Securities Indonesia, explains why he thinks Bank Indonesia will keep interest rates on hold Thursday.» Read More
FRANKFURT, March 6- The European Central Bank left its main interest rate unchanged at a record low of 0.25 percent on Thursday, holding course despite fears inflation could get stuck in a "danger zone" below 1 percent. The decision to leave rates unchanged was expected, though a minority of economists polled by Reuters had expected a cut.
The European Central Bank has left its main interest rate unchanged. Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, offers his reaction.
LONDON, March 6- The Bank of England kept interest rates unchanged on Thursday, seeking to give the economy more time to build before removing its stimulus. The BoE left its Bank rate at 0.5 percent, where it has stood since March 2009, during the depths of the financial crisis from which Britain's economy has not yet fully recovered.
Stephanie Flanders, chief market strategist for the U.K. and Europe at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, and Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, react to the Bank of England's decision to keep its key interest rate unchanged.
Volker Wieland, member of the German Council of Economic Experts, says further easing from the ECB is not required as there is no threat of serious deflation in the euro area.
Philly Fed President Charles Plosser is "very worried" about the potential for unintended consequences of the Fed's exit from its bond-buying program.
Thorsten Polleit, chief economist at Degussa Goldhandel GmbH, says the euro financial system is still "vulnerable" and further easing from the European Central Bank would do "great damage" to the economy.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, discusses the International Monetary Fund's call for the European Central Bank (ECB) to cut interest rates or inject more liquidity into the banking system.
The Bank of England is due to announce its rate decision on Thursday. Will it be a 'non event' like some analysts have called it to be? CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.
Ahead of Malaysian central bank's announcement on Thursday, Daryl Liew, Head Of Portfolio Management at Real Singapore, says weak global economic data will make Bank Negara stand pat on interest rates.
Hans Stoter, Chief Investment Officer at ING Investment Management International, says the European Central Bank (ECB) needs to pay more attention to its peripheral members, amid a stronger euro, in order to realize success of the euro zone.
Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist at NAB, discusses Euro's continued uptrend and whether the European Central Bank (ECB) will cut rates at Thursday's meeting.
Vassili Serebriakov, Currency strategist, BNP Paribas, expects the European Central Bank (ECB) to go for a rate cut at Thursday's Governing Council meeting, to resolve inflation issues in the euro zone.
WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. Eastern. WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases fourth-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON _ Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m..
*Central bank holds benchmark rate steady at 1.0 pct. *Repeats that rates could go up or down, depending on data. OTTAWA, March 5- The Bank of Canada continued to express concerns about weak inflation on Wednesday, even after consumer prices picked up markedly in January, and it repeated that its next move on interest rates could be either up or down.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down February's weak ISM non-manufacturing index at 51.6 vs. 54.0 in January.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar/yen.
LONDON, March 4- British fraud prosecutors have sifted through "vast amounts" of documents in their case against three former Barclays traders alleged to have rigged crucial Libor benchmark interest rates over a two year period, a London court heard on Tuesday.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors and Campbell Dawson, Director at Elstree Investment Management, discuss the Australian central bank's decision to hold the cash rate steady.