Bank Announcements

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...  Mar 9  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a slight gain. The market got off to a weak start and remained in negative territory for much of the session. However, the market began to climb late in the afternoon...  Mar 8  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - The Swiss stock market was little changed in quiet trading on Wednesday. The market traded in the red for the bulk of the session, but turned positive late in the afternoon and held onto a slight gain. Investors were in a...  Jan 19  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Thursday afternoon, but is little changed overall. The relatively flat performance surprisingly follows on the heels of a policy meeting announcement from...  Dec 8  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - After moving higher over the course of the previous session, treasuries moved back to the downside during trading on Thursday. Bond prices came under pressure early in the session and remained stuck in the red as the day...  Dec 7  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Treasuries moved to the upside during trading on Wednesday after closing nearly flat in the two previous sessions. Bond prices climbed into positive territory in morning trading before moving roughly sideways thereafter....  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...


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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