Bank Announcements

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newratings.com  Oct 20  Comment 
VIENNA (dpa-AFX) - The majority of the European markets ended Thursday's session in the green. The market initially dropped following today's highly anticipated policy decision from the European Central Bank. However, the markets managed...
newratings.com  Oct 19  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - The Swiss stock market ended Wednesday's session with a slight increase, extending the gains from the previous session. The market spent a good deal of the session in negative territory, but broke out higher in...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 4  Comment 
ECB announcement in line with Centre’s push to tap foreign funds, says industry
MarketWatch  Sep 21  Comment 
Japanese stocks gained on Wednesday, driven higher as the yen fell and the Bank of Japan left its deposit rate unchanged at negative 0.1%. The central bank took additional steps to help stoke inflation, including a new plan to target 10-year...
newratings.com  Sep 8  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - With traders reacting to the latest monetary policy decision out of Europe, treasuries showed a notable move to the downside during trading on Thursday. Bond prices moved steadily lower throughout much of the session before...
newratings.com  Sep 8  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - The dollar got off to a bit of a weak start Thursday, but has been gaining ground against all of its major rivals following today's statement from the European Central Bank. Despite a strong rebound, the buck is still...
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.
newratings.com  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...




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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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