THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has eased monetary policy "slightly" in its latest half-yearly monetary policy review on Monday, making the slope of the Singapore dollar nominal...

SINGAPORE'S economy likely escaped a technical recession in the third quarter even as growth stayed subdued, weighed down by the prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China, a...

[MELBOURNE] Further interest rate cuts by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) would do little to boost the economy as the power of monetary policy easing is limited, a former governor of the bank...

[TOKYO] Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Tuesday that he believe the Bank of Japan will decide monetary policy appropriately.

[WELLINGTON] Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) governor Adrian Orr said on Thursday that it was unlikely the central bank would need to use unconventional monetary policy tools, although it was...

[WELLINGTON] The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) on Wednesday held the official cash rate (OCR) at 1.0 per cent, as expected, but said there is scope for more fiscal and monetary stimulus to...

[TOKYO] Bank of Japan board member Takako Masai said on Wednesday the central bank stood ready to ease policy further without hesitation if momentum for hitting its 2 per cent price target was...

[BEIJING] China has ample monetary policy tools and relatively large policy room to support its economy, the country's central bank said on Tuesday, adding that the current interest rate levels...

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

[TOKYO] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that monetary policy was up to the Bank of Japan to decide, when asked about the possibility of the central bank's deepening negative...