[NEW YORK] Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker on Wednesday said he still thinks just two interest-rate hikes this year is "likely appropriate," but signaled he is...

THE Federal Reserve likely will leave the benchmark US interest rate untouched next week, but economists say the changing composition of the policy committee could point to faster rate hikes in 2018.

[FRANKFURT] The European Central Bank reaffirmed its ultra-easy policy stance on Thursday, promising to keep rates steady until well after the end of its bond buys and maintaining a pledge to boost...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time in more than three years, becoming the first in Southeast Asia to tighten monetary policy after years...

SOUTH Korea's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged on Thursday as inflation remains below target and the nation's currency trades near a multi-year high...

[LONDON] Bank of England policy makers left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, moving into a holding pattern after November saw their first hike in a decade.

[WASHINGTON] The US central bank is set to open its final two-day policy meeting of the year on Tuesday, and is likely to raise the benchmark interest rate despite the absence of inflation.

THE US central bank is set to raise the benchmark interest rate this week, looking to get ahead of price increases that, though absent so far, are still expected to materialise.

[RIO DE JANEIRO] Brazil's central bank on Wednesday cut the key interest rate to a record low of seven per cent, about half of what it was a year ago...

MALAYSIA'S central bank left its benchmark rate unchanged on Thursday, but raised the possibility it may review monetary accommodation to adapt to improving economic conditions in the country...