Bank Announcements

Forex News  Aug 13  Comment 
The Turkish lira recovered a bit today after touching a new record low overnight. The nation’s central bank attempted to support the currency, making couple announcements. The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey announced measures...
MarketWatch  Jul 31  Comment 
Asian stocks were mixed in early trading Tuesday, as investors awaited a statement from the Bank of Japan’s policy meeting.
New York Times  Jun 14  Comment 
Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus. Upbeat U.S. data helped bolstered sentiment.
MarketWatch  Jun 14  Comment 
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher on Thursday, with a rally in technology stocks driving the Nasdaq to its latest in a series of recent records.
MarketWatch  Jun 14  Comment 
U.K. stocks finish higher Thursday as the pound weakened following the European Central Bank’s decision to begin gradually closing the chapter on its crisis-era monetary policy.
Channel News Asia  Oct 30  Comment 
HONG KONG: Asian stock markets were largely flat on Monday (Oct 30) as investors locked in gains on earnings reports and braced for key Japanese and US central bank announcements. In Tokyo - where the Nikkei cooled but still reached its best...
Reuters  May 16  Comment 
Nasdaq Inc on Tuesday launched a service to help fund managers and quantitative traders better use data from social media, central bank announcements, retail sentiment and other sources to improve trading profits.
Mondo Visione  May 9  Comment 
The Bank of England has today set out its blueprint for a renewed Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS). The current system is used by credit institutions, such as high street banks and building societies, to make safe and immediate, high-value...


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 Bank announcements are important because most central banks do not publish the minutes of their meetings.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