EDITORIAL

LAST month, the US Federal Reserve unveiled its strategy for preventing a total collapse in the financial system - an interest rate cut to almost zero and a multi-trillion monetary bazooka that...

IN A matter of weeks, bond investors have seen some of their firmest market convictions swept away in a massive confluence of government stimulus and central bank intervention. Now, they are being...

CHINA is in no rush to follow other countries in significantly loosening monetary policy but has ample options to help prop up slowing growth, its central bank head said on Tuesday, maintaining a...

[SINTRA, Portugal] The European Central Bank (ECB) will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, signalling one of the biggest policy...

[SINGAPORE] The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) first interest-rate cut in three years is significant and warranted. But for all the import of Tuesday's quarter-point move, it may just be a warm...

[WASHINGTON] The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the US Federal Reserve, the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or...

BANKERS and borrowers are bracing themselves for a difficult year selling eurobonds now that the days of easy money are coming to an end.

FRANKFURT AM MAIN] Policymakers at the European Central Bank will remove a key pillar of their support for the eurozone economy as planned Thursday, even while offering a gloomier outlook for the...

THE Bank of Japan (BOJ) said that the financial system remains stable and growth in bank lending continues to support the economy, signalling that it is comfortable that lenders are coping with...

[FRANKFURT] The collapse of US investment giant Lehman Brothers 10 years ago forced central banks to take unprecedented steps to help rescue the global economy, thrusting them into uncharted...