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      Is Brexit a global uncertainty shock?

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

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      Post-Brexit dollar surge presents Fed with new conundrum

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    1. 21 hours ago

      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...

    2. 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...

    3. Fast FT

      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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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,...

    25. FT Alphaville

      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...

    26. 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...

    27. June 19, 2016

      Brexit dominates fears for the global economy

      The sentiment guiding international investors and policymakers over the last week could perhaps best be expressed by a...

    28. June 19, 2016

      Markets spotlight: commentary in review

      Our round-up of the week’s best markets comment and analysis from the Financial Times looks towards the moment of...

    29. June 19, 2016

      Raghuram Rajan’s departure is huge setback for reform in India

      The announcement that Raghuram Rajan will leave his position as governor of India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of...

    30. June 19, 2016

      Quantitative exhaustion smothers markets

      Is quantitative failure, in other words the diminishing power of central bank bond-buying to stimulate growth, a risk...

    31. June 18, 2016

      India central bank chief Raghuram Rajan to stand down

      India’s highly-respected central bank governor, Raghuram Rajan, has announced he will step down when his current terms...

    32. FT Alphaville

      June 18, 2016

      Raghuram Rajan: "I want to share with you that I will be returning to academia when my term as Governor ends on September 4, 2016" [updated]

      Rajan is going ex-RBI. A chunk from the statement that has just gone up on the Indian central bank’s website: I took...

    33. June 16, 2016

      Nigeria changes course with painful devaluation

      Nigeria has lost a year. By imposing capital controls and sticking mulishly to a fixed exchange rate out of sync with...

    34. June 16, 2016

      Canada experiments with digital dollar on blockchain

      Canada is exploring the creation of a digital version of its currency as central banks examine whether modern...

    35. June 16, 2016

      How to trade a Brexit and a Remain

      The chorus of voices warning of potential turbulence in financial markets if Britain leaves the EU has grown louder...

    36. June 16, 2016

      Brexit: Central banks brace for vote

      Central bankers from across the world are on standby for the possible fallout from a British vote to leave the EU, as...

    37. June 16, 2016

      S Korea to ease capital control measures

      South Korea is overhauling its capital controls, making it easier to tap overseas markets in a partial reversal of its...

    38. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      Indonesia cuts rates to 6.5%

      Indonesia’s central bank made a surprise cut to interest rates on Thursday, its first in three policy meetings. Bank...

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