Recent appointee Richard Clarida told CNBC's Steve Liesman that nearly three years of increases have brought the Fed's short-term interest rate near where it is neither restrictive nor stimulative. » Read More
Joseph Incalcaterra of HSBC Global Research says there were "different reasons" why the central banks of Indonesia and Philippines decided to raise interest rates. » Read More
Treasury yields slipped on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official said the central bank was getting closer to reaching its neutral rate. » Read More
By: Matt Clinch
Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), hinted at the possibility of inflation not rising as quickly as expected due to euro zone firms dealing with a slew of uncertainties. » Read More
Jesper Koll of WisdomTree says return on equity and corporate governance have "absolutely" improved in Japan.
Marc Chandler of Bannockburn Global Forex says there's a danger that the British pound will end up in a "free fall" because of the uncertainty around Brexit and volatility in the market.
The Federal Reserve in 2019 will launch a broad look at how it conducts policy and conveys what is doing to the public.
Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said the central bank is "not too far" from reaching a "neutral" short-term policy rate.
U.S. government debt yields held steady Thursday following comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell comments on the economy at a Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas event.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed confidence in U.S. economic strength Wednesday and said markets will have to get used to the idea that the central bank could raise rates at any time starting in 2019.
Jim Cramer has been critical of Fed chief Powell, agreeing with President Donald Trump, but for different reasons, that rate increases should be halted.
Concerns over a potential slowdown in Europe are currently not great enough for the European Central Bank (ECB) to change any economic forecasts for the region, a key member of the bank told CNBC Wednesday.
Stanley Yong of IBM says one of the key problems in e-wallets is "fragmentation," and that closed-loop systems must be "united" in an open-loop system.
Geoff Bascand of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand says the central bank could ease loan-to-value ratios if it continues to see a "moderation" in the housing market.
Even though interest rates in New Zealand are at a record low, the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Geoff Bascand says it could still cut rates if growth outlook and business confidence worsen.
The chief economist of the European Central Bank played down his previous remarks that a substantial level of monetary policy is still needed in the euro area, after those comments sent the euro to a session low on Tuesday.
David Hardoon of the Monetary Authority of Singapore says artificial intelligence needs to be "individualistic" to the organization, in order to "really achieve" its value.
Governments tend to look at short-term targets, often fueled by their intentions to attract vote banks before election time, but central banks generally focus on longer-term targets for the economy.