Bank Announcements

WA Business News  Jul 28  Comment 
Gold has turned lower after hitting a two-week peak as the US dollar pared losses and US stocks climbed from their lows ahead of a possible Bank of Japan announcement to expand monetary stimulus on Friday.  Jul 26  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - The Swiss stock market ended Tuesday's session with a modest gain, after finishing the previous session virtually unchanged. Investors are hesitant to make any major moves ahead of the Federal Reserve...
Clusterstock  Apr 21  Comment 
Good morning!  We have a couple of central bank announcements this morning, on Thursday, April 21 as of 10:00 a.m. EST. Here's the scoreboard: The euro erased its gains after jumping by as much as 0.8% to 1.1385 in the immediate...  Apr 20  Comment 
VIENNA (dpa-AFX) - The majority of the European markets ended Wednesday's session with modest gains. The markets were down modestly during the first half of the session, but turned slightly higher in the afternoon in lackluster trading....
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 5  Comment 
The Finance Ministry on Tuesday said the Reserve Bank of India’s policy rate cut will provide stimulus to the economy and the central bank’s announcements are in line with the direction in which th...
Financial Times  Mar 10  Comment 
Traders have been shorting the euro against the dollar  Mar 9  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - The dollar is turning in another mixed performance Wednesday afternoon, but is little changed overall against its major rivals. While U.S. economic data remains sparse, investors are looking ahead to Thursday's...  Mar 9  Comment 
VIENNA (dpa-AFX) - The European markets got off to a positive start Wednesday and reached their intraday highs around midday. However, those early gains eroded as the afternoon progressed and the markets ended the session just above the flat line....  Jan 7  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - The euro showed mixed trading against its key counterparts in European deals on Thursday, after the European Central Bank left its interest rates unchanged as policymakers wait to measure the impact of the December stimulus...


Bank Announcement is an announcement made by a country's central bank after their first meeting of the month that is devoted to monetary policy. Bank announcements are important because most central banks do not publish the minutes of their meetings. The outcome of the announcement, such as change in interest rates will affect the stock and bond markets. Higher(lower) interest rates are bearish(bullish) for stock markets and bullish(bearish) for bond markets.

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