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Fed is most at risk of falling behind, says Swiss Re...

As central banks the world over find their place in the monetary policy tightening cycle, the one at the helm is the most at...

Storm of news to hit global economy this week before August...

People charged with running or monitoring the world economy are set for a busy week before those in the Northern Hemisphere get to enjoy...

Southeast Asia diverges on rate policy as currency rout deepens

Southeast Asia’s central bankers are taking diverging policy stances even as their economies get slammed by the same headwinds. Dollar strength, higher oil prices, and...

Asia central banks juggling risks find solace in food

ASIAN central bankers grappling with wobbly markets, higher energy costs and simmering trade tensions are getting relief from an old foe: food prices.

Rattled emerging markets say: It’s over to you, central bankers

It may all come down to the discipline of central banks to determine where emerging markets are headed after another tumultuous week. A JPMorgan Chase...

What the world’s governments are saying about cryptocurrencies

Getting your head around cryptocurrencies was hard enough before governments got involved. But now that policy makers around the world are drawing up fresh...

Fed resists upgrading long-run growth outlook after tax cuts

Federal Reserve officials are showing surprise at just how much the recently-enacted tax cuts are boosting the U.S. economy. But they’re still not impressed...

Interest rate increases on the horizon as Southeast Asia debates Fed...

MANILA/BANGKOK -- For Southeast Asian central banks, monetary policy tightening is coming, but just not yet. Economists say Thailand, the Philippines, and Malaysia will hold...

Central bankers on the move, but where’s the inflation?

LONDON -- Now the Bank of England (BoE) has raised interest rates for the first time in a decade, it is beyond doubt major...