WITH the Federal Reserve projected to lower borrowing costs for a third straight meeting, a slew of economic reports this week will play a key role in whether the central bank needs to keep...

[NEW YORK] The European Central Bank (ECB) will implement its September stimulus package in full despite a rare public disagreement, but a broader review of the bank's policy framework is welcome...

[SINGAPORE] Gold will surge above US$1,600 an ounce as the Federal Reserve embarks on a quartet of interest rate cuts to combat slowing US growth and the fallout from the trade war with China,...

[WELLINGTON] The dovish turn sweeping the global economy gathered pace on Wednesday as New Zealand shocked markets with a half-percentage point interest-rate cut, sending its currency tumbling....

[SINGAPORE] Australia's dollar slid to its lowest in a decade on speculation the nation's central bank will follow its New Zealand counterpart in delivering a bigger-than-expected interest-rate...

[LONDON] Goldman Sachs said it no longer expects the United States and China to agree on a truce to end their prolonged trade dispute before the November 2020 Presidential election as policymakers...

[BEIJING] Economists expect the People's Bank of China (PBOC) to ease inter-bank borrowing costs by the end of this quarter, a step that would put it in the slipstream of the US Federal Reserve's...

CENTRAL BANK MOVES

INDONESIA'S central bank cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in almost two years and pledged more easing to come as it shifts focus to supporting growth in South-east Asia's biggest...

CHINA'S central bank could cut its benchmark policy rate for the first time in four years if the US Federal Reserve delivers a widely expected cut in late July, analysts say, as Chinese...

[NEW YORK] It looks like the US Treasury market just goaded the Federal Reserve into shifting gears on interest rates, to consider the first reduction in more than a decade. Now, the world's...