Bank Announcements

The Economic Times  Feb 5  Comment 
The ECB's announcement dealt a blow to Athens, which is seeking debt relief from euro zone lenders, knocking the euro to $1.1304 earlier on Thursday.
Gold Stocks Today  Jan 26  Comment 
Until the ECB announcement of €1 trillion in QE, the equity markets were struggling to maintain their upside, near-vertical trajectory. The equity market Cycles seemed to have recently changed in character, and were at serious risk of...
WA Business News  Jan 22  Comment 
US stocks have soared after the European Central Bank announced a huge bond-buying stimulus program, with banks and big tech stocks leading the way helped by a sharply higher US dollar.  Jan 22  Comment 
Timing of Merkel speech in Davos and ECB announcement in Germany is something to behold.
MarketWatch  Oct 31  Comment 
European equity markets move sharply higher on Friday, with gains propelled by a Bank of Japan announcement that it will increase its asset purchases.
SeekingAlpha  Oct 5  Comment 
By Joseph Calhoun: By Jeffrey P. Snider There are "portfolio effects" for individual investors, bank balance sheets and even interbank tendencies, or at least that is according to central bankers. The rather tame ECB announcement this week...
SeekingAlpha  Sep 5  Comment 
By Sober Look: The ECB rolled out the big guns today but stopped short of an all-out quantitative easing. In addition to the TLTRO, there will be ABS and mortgage bond purchases. However, these markets are relatively small in Europe - particularly...
FX Street  Jun 6  Comment 
After all the excitement surrounding yesterday’s ECB announcement and today’s NFP report, the... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
FX Street  Jun 5  Comment 
1. ECB Delivers Massive Stimulus Package, Talks of Doing More - Markets Should be Impressed 2. ECB... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
FX Street  Jun 5  Comment 
Today's Highlights Uk services PMI robust ECB announcement the key to the Euro fortunes Mixed data... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.


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 Bank announcements are important because most central banks do not publish the minutes of their meetings.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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