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      Negative-yield government debt surges $1.3tn to $11.7tn

      The amount of government debt yielding less than zero has risen by more than $1tn this month to $11.7tn as investors...

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      Britain’s biggest banks called to BoE for ‘fireside chat’

      The chief executives of Britain’s biggest lenders were called into the Bank of England on Wednesday to discuss the...

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      Negative yielding sovereign debt rises to $11.7tn globally

      Global government debt with negative yields has increased by more than a trillion dollars since the end of May after...

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      Brexit — how will central banks respond?

      Brexit poses another problem for central banks struggling to combat low productivity and high debt levels on the path...

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      18 hours ago

      Your shorter (but more detailed) Rajan replacement cheat sheet

      We promised we’d only return to this when we had a bit more clarity about who might step into Raghuram Rajan’s shoes at...

    5. June 28, 2016

      Carney hit by Leave flak as Bank battles to steady economic ship

      One of Vote Leave’s significant donors has repeated calls for Mark Carney to be replaced as the governor of the Bank of...

    6. June 28, 2016

      Draghi calls for global alignment on monetary policy

      Mario Draghi has called on economic officials from around the world to join forces and align their policymaking...

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      June 28, 2016

      Draghi: monetary policy creates spillover risks

      The pursuit of aggressive monetary policy from the world’s central banks has created negative spillovers for the global...

    8. June 28, 2016

      Global bear market moves closer after Brexit

      Big changes in policy frequently herald market turning points. Britain severing its 43-year membership with the EU is...

    9. June 27, 2016

      Carney and Yellen pull out of ECB conference to focus on markets

      The heads of the Bank of England and the US Federal Reserve have pulled out of the European Central Bank’s flagship...

    10. June 27, 2016

      It’s time for investors to admit it: Abenomics has failed

      The past few weeks have not been happy ones for many central bankers — and none more so than Haruhiko Kuroda, the...

    11. Gavyn Davies

      June 26, 2016

      Is Brexit a global uncertainty shock?

      Brexit is clearly a first order political shock within Britain itself, perhaps ranking just behind the miners’ strikes...

    12. June 26, 2016

      Post-Brexit dollar surge presents Fed with new conundrum

      As Federal Reserve officials anxiously scan the aftershocks of the Brexit vote in the coming days, the reaction of the...

    13. June 26, 2016

      BIS warns of too much focus on inflation

      Central banks are focused too much on inflation, the Bank for International Settlements has said, as it called on...

    14. June 24, 2016

      What does Brexit mean for the ECB?

      Central banks are scrambling to reassure markets after the UK’s vote to leave the EU sparked turmoil. Here fastFT takes...

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      June 24, 2016

      Brexit fall out can be contained - Central bank of central banks

      Following a raft of statements from central banks promising to backstop financial markets after Brexit, the Bank of...

    16. June 24, 2016

      Federal Reserve pledges to provide dollar liquidity

      The Federal Reserve has pledged to provide dollars to other central banks if necessary to alleviate financial market...

    17. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Federal Reserve: prepared to provide dollar liquidity

      The Federal Reserve is willing and able to use existing currency swap lines with major central banks set up at the...

    18. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Futures signal no Fed rate rise until '18

      The vote for Brexit may have stayed the Federal Reserve’s hand until 2018. Federal funds futures contracts rallied...

    19. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      ECB: ready to provide additional liquidity to markets

      The European Central Bank is “closely monitoring financial markets” as stocks across the eurozone have fallen sharply...

    20. June 24, 2016

      Don’t hold your breath for another Fed rate rise

      Another month, another postponement of a second rate rise from the Federal Reserve. June was a non-event and July looks...

    21. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Asia's central bankers talk tough amid market volatility

      While all eyes are turned to Tokyo on expectations of possible monetary intervention, central banks throughout the Asia...

    22. FT Alphaville

      June 24, 2016

      Anticipating the central banks

      Fresh from the inbox, first from Goldman: We expect the BoE to implement policy actions aimed at maintaining market...

    23. June 22, 2016

      Yellen warns on poor US productivity

      America’s prospects for much higher wage growth may be held back by the country’s poor productivity performance, Janet...

    24. The Exchange

      June 22, 2016

      Spillover risks boost the case for central banks to co-ordinate

      Calls for international policy co-ordination have often been rejected by policymakers on the grounds that cross-border...

    25. FT Alphaville

      June 22, 2016

      Brexit lessons from Black Wednesday (updated)

      Friends, advisors, clients, counterparties: it’s almost over. By Friday we’ll have emerged from the tyranny of the...

    26. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      Thailand holds rates again

      The Bank of Thailand decided to keep its interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, in line with the central bank’s stance...

    27. June 21, 2016

      Yellen warns of ‘considerable uncertainty’

      Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said she will tread carefully as she gauges when to lift short-term interest rates...

    28. June 21, 2016

      Yellen warns on 'considerable uncertainty' over US economy

      Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said she will tread carefully as she gauges when to lift short-term interest rates...

    29. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      Turkey cuts rates for fourth consecutive month

      Turkey has lowered its overnight lending rate by 50 basis points (0.5 percentage points) to 9 per cent in June, its...

    30. FT Alphaville

      June 21, 2016

      Your Raghuram Rajan potential successor cheat sheet

      Courtesy of Nomura’s Sonal Varma: Here’s their bios, from the same place: That’s obviously not all of the names being...

    31. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      Gunman opens fire in Venezuela's central bank

      Another day in Caracas, one of the world’s most dangerous cities – now even for central bankers. On Monday, a gunman...

    32. June 20, 2016

      Raghuram Rajan’s exit raises doubts about reforms in India

      Raghuram Rajan has long been regarded as one of the most impressive central bankers on the world stage. So his decision...

    33. June 20, 2016

      Raghuram Rajan urges Indians to continue war against inflation

      Raghuram Rajan, India’s outgoing central bank governor, mounted a spirited defence of his battle against persistently...

    34. June 20, 2016

      Nigeria’s currency tanks against dollar on float

      Nigeria’s long-awaited flexible foreign exchange rate regime got off to an explosive start on Monday as the naira slid...

    35. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      ECB corporate bond holdings hit €2.25bn

      The European Central Bank hoovered up €1.9bn in corporate bonds in its first full week of its new monetary stimulus...

    36. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      Rajan hits out at critics: 'you can't have it both ways'

      India’s outgoing central bank chief has hit back at critics who have accused him of overly hawkish monetary policy,...

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      June 20, 2016

      The Monday morning after the RBI governor before [updated]

      It has been a difficult Monday morning for India’s bankers, economists and analysts. Not only has the Rajan-era come to...

    38. June 20, 2016

      Raghuram Rajan’s departure from RBI unnerves India investors

      Central bankers are rarely compared to James Bond, the fictitious British spy. But Raghuram Rajan, the respected...

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