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343 words • intermediate • 2 years, 7 months ago
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ADBI Dean, Naoyuki Yoshino talks about the relationship between central and local governments in Japan and the PRC, with regard to tax revenues.
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209 words • intermediate • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"If the Fed raises U.S. interest rates when much of the rest of the world is making credit cheaper, the dollar could strengthen and restrain U.S. exports and imported inflation, magnifying the restraining forces of a rate increase. ANDREW HARRER/BLOOM..."
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364 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"State-owned enterprises directly administered by the central government are being urged to strip off sideline operations that distract from the focus on core businesses. These enterprises, also known as central SOEs, are expected to achieve more tha..."

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320 words • intermediate • 4 years, 6 months ago
"The Philippine central bank is unlikely to raise rates at its meeting Thursday. But a recent pickup in consumer prices and money supply growth is starting to cause some worries. All 11 economists polled by the Wall Street Journal expect the Bangko Se..."
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285 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"BSP Gov. Amando M. Tetangco Jr. For the fifth consecutive year, international business magazine Global Finance named Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. as one of the worlds  best central bankers for 2015. Tetangco wa..."
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201 words • advanced • 3 years, 8 months ago
"The European Central Bank reached its €60 billion target in monthly bond purchases under a new stimulus program launched in March. AFP/Getty Images The European Central Bank reached its target of €60 billion in monthly bond purchases under a new st..."
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571 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Reuters/China Stringer NetworkSensitive data is missing from a regular central bank report in China amid concerns about the flow of cash out of the country as its economy slows and currency weakens. Financial analysts say the sudden lack of clear inf..."
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324 words • advanced • 4 years, 4 months ago
"Central banking was once a dull and secretive affair. These days its practitioners are rarely out of the limelight. In an article for Central Banking Journal, Bank of England chief economist Andrew Haldane lays out two possible visions of central ban..."
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"State Duma deputy and chairman of the Committee on Economic Policy and Entrepreneurship, Yevgeniy Fedorov,has called for a criminal investigation of the Russian Central Bank, according to a report byNewsRu. "We have sent a request to initiate crimina..."
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"Russia's central bank is set to meet on Thursday, and it only has bad options. Here's a quick overview of the problem facing Russian central bank governorElvira Nabiullina. In a note ahead of the report, Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy sum..."
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239 words • advanced • 4 years, 2 months ago
"The Russian central bank has been burning through the country's foreign exchange reserves as investors sell the the ruble, driving its value ever lower. Figures released by the central bank on Friday showed that it spent almost $13 billion buying rub..."
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921 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"CTP acquires 50% of Mereenie oil and gas field from Santos Thursday, Jun 04, 2015 Central Petroleum Limited (ASX:CTP) today announced it has agreed to acquire a 50% interest in the Mereenie Oil & Gas Field from Santos Limited and assume Operatorshi..."
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302 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"Through comparing occupancy movement and rental change. With the third quarter of the year over, some key highlights from leasing agents’ reports include factors that highlight the performance of the Central office market. According to a research..."
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244 words • intermediate • 4 years, 1 month ago
"Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, just slashed its main interest rate to zero. That's zero as in nothing, nada, 0%. It's a rare move for a central bank. Normally, central banks that want to boost their economies and fuel a bit of inflation like to..."
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455 words • advanced • 3 years, 11 months ago
"European Central Bank Governing Council member Klaas Knot supports having national central banks in the eurozone buy their own country’s bonds as part of a broad-based bond-buying program, he told a German news magazine in remarks published Friday. “..."
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628 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Raghuram Rajan and the Reserve Bank of India are clashing with the country’s finance ministry over the composition of a proposed monetary-policy committee. Mike Theiler/Reuters NEW DELHI—A debate over how to set interest rates in India is pitting t..."

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287 words • advanced • 4 years, 2 months ago
"WASHINGTON–Central Bank of Brazil Gov. Alexandre Tombini vowed vigilance on inflation after consumer prices moved outside of the bank’s target range in September. “We are going to end 2014 compatible within our inflation targeting regime,” Mr. Tombin..."
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462 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"While Citigroup's Eric Lee thinks its "ridiculous" to talk fo a US recession, it appears the macro data and markets would strongly disagree: as Bloomberg reports: Signals by central banks from Europe to Japan that additional stimulus is at the ..."

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424 words • intermediate • 3 years, 11 months ago
"The Russian Central Bank is reportedly planning to cut rates. Russian newspaper Izvestiais reporting that the central bank will cut rates by 2%-3% from the current rate of 17% in the first quarter of 2015, according to a source who participated in a ..."

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429 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
business
"The Bank of Namibia just put out a great explainer on monetary policy that anybody can understand. On Wednesday, the Southern African country's central bank raised its benchmark repo rate 0.25% to 6.50%. And the reason the bank's biggest concern expl..."
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