New Zealand's central bank raised interest rates on Thursday and signaled that it would keep tightening monetary policy in the coming months.» Read More
WELLINGTON, April 24- New Zealand's central bank raised interest rates for the second straight month on Thursday, and signaled it intends to keep tightening policy in the coming months to stay on top of inflation pressures in a booming economy.
April 24- For other related diaries, please. ANKARA- Central Bank of Turkey holds Monetary Policy Committee meeting- 1100 GMT. CAIRO- Central Bank of Egypt holds Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
SYDNEY, April 24- The New Zealand dollar rallied on Thursday after the country's central bank lifted interest rates and signalled more hikes ahead, while caution ahead of a speech by the European Central Bank kept the euro subdued.
*Carmen Segarra denied whistleblower protection over firing. NEW YORK, April 23- A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit against the Federal Reserve Bank of New York by a former bank examiner who claimed the Fed fired her after she refused to change certain findings about Goldman Sachs Group Inc..
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, April 23- A former lawyer with the American Bankers Association is being considered by the White House as a possible nominee to the board of the Federal Reserve, according to sources familiar with the efforts.
WELLINGTON, April 24- New Zealand's central bank raised interest rates on Thursday and signalled that it would keep tightening monetary policy in the coming months as the central bank tames inflation pressures which have been brewing as the country's economy strengthens.
WASHINGTON, April 23- The White House is weighing candidates with community banking backgrounds to fill gaps on the Federal Reserve's powerful but depleted board, according to sources familiar with the efforts.
IRAN WANTS PAYMENTS IN OMANI RIALS IN CENTRAL BANK OF IRAN'S ACCOUNT WITH BANK MUSCAT- SOURCES.
"It came off a bit central bank mop-ups of the shilling, and also... there were some inflows, coming to settle the bond," said John Muli of African Banking Corporation. The Central Bank of Kenya said it received bids worth 30.27 billion shillings for the 15 billion shillings worth of paper on offer.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said consumer inflation may exceed the central bank's projection in the fiscal year that ended in March.
LIMA, April 22- Peru's central bank slashed its forecast for this year's economic expansion to 5.5 percent from 6 percent on dimmer expectations for the country's crucial mining sector, the bank's president said. Central Bank President Julio Velarde said mining activity will pick up this year but will not likely be as robust as previously thought.
LONDON- Bank of England will release the minutes of April Monetary Policy Committee meeting- 0830 GMT. HELSINKI- Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen and The Finns Party leader Timo Soini participate in a election debate- 1300 GMT.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said he could have done a better job in helping people understand the action the central bank took during the financial crisis.
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Italy's two biggest banks are teaming up with a U.S. private equity house and a restructuring adviser for a bad loan vehicle, the FT reports.
April 21- Italy's two largest banks, UniCredit and Intesa Sanpaolo, are teaming up with U.S. private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to pool some of their bad loans into a vehicle that will provide fresh capital for the struggling companies, the Financial Times reported.
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