[BRASÍLIA] Brazil's Central Bank maintained its key interest rate at the historic low of 6.5 per cent on Wednesday, despite uncertainty related to next month's presidential elections and a...

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Wednesday and maintained its optimistic view on the economy, even as escalating global trade frictions clouded the outlook.

[FRANKFURT] The European Central Bank kept its policy unchanged as expected on Thursday, announcing only a nuanced change in its guidance to remain on track for ending bond buys this year and keeping...

[WASHINGTON] One more interest rate hike in 2018 won't satisfy Eric Rosengren's definition of gradual. In an interview, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston made clear that,...

[SYDNEY] Weak inflation, sluggish wage growth and high levels of household debt saw Australia's central bank keep interest rates on hold at a record low on Tuesday...

[BUENOS AIRES] Argentina's central bank hiked its benchmark interest rate from 45 to 60 per cent on Thursday, the highest in the world,  in a dramatic but fruitless bid to shore up the peso,...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank is expected to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Wednesday despite a plunge in the rupiah amid an emerging market sell-off, a Reuters poll showed,...

[TOKYO] The Bank of Japan should abandon negative interest rates and a cap on long-term bond yields immediately as such crisis-mode measures are unnecessary for an economy enjoying steady growth, a...

[SYDNEY] The "best course" of action for the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is for the cash rate to stay at record lows for the time being, Governor Philip Lowe said on Wednesday,...