IT'S like a design competition. Hardly anyone thinks central banks can fix a stalling world economy with their current tools. So some of the biggest names in finance are trying to invent new ones...

GLOBAL investors are urging central bankers further and further down the monetary stimulus road, but they cannot drag them all the way.

[ZURICH] Global investors are urging central bankers further and further down the monetary stimulus road, but they can't drag them all the way.

RATE CUTS

MARKETS in Asia may have largely shrugged off the latest series of central bank measures that were widely expected, but the moves point to lingering fears of a global economic slowdown.

THE BOTTOM LINE

AT the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium in 2014, Mario Draghi made a polite departure from the usual rhetoric around austerity, saying "it would be helpful" if fiscal policy could play a...

[SINGAPORE] China's decision to weaken its currency amid an escalating trade war on Monday will put Asian central banks on the defensive as they gauge how much monetary-policy easing their...

PERSPECTIVE

CHINA'S state-driven economic model has created many problems. Monetary policy isn't one of them.

[SINGAPORE] Asian central banks will continue to cut interest rates into next year, though limited policy space and elevated debt levels will make this a modest easing cycle for some, according to...

CENTRAL bank meetings are turning into something of a minefield for emerging-market investors.

[TOKYO] Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources...