Monetary policy

FILE - In this May 6, 2019, file photo, a woman looks at display boards at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney, Australia. Australia's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a new record low of 1% in a bid to boost the economy. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
July 02, 2019 - 2:44 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point on Tuesday to a record low of 1% in a bid to boost the economy. The cut is the second in consecutive months. Previously the Reserve Bank of Australia had not shifted the rate in...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2019, file photo, a woman looks at display boards at the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney, Australia. Australia's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a new record low of 1% in a bid to boost the economy. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
July 02, 2019 - 1:01 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point on Tuesday to a new record low of 1% in a bid to boost the economy. The cut is the second in consecutive months. Previously the Reserve Bank of Australia had not shifted the rate...
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July 02, 2019 - 12:35 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a new record low of 1% in a bid to boost the economy. The cut on Tuesday is the second in consecutive months. Previously the Reserve Bank of Australia had not shifted the...
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Trader Jonathan Muller works in his booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, July 1, 2019. Stocks are rallying early Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to resume trade talks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 01, 2019 - 5:15 pm
Wall Street kicked off July with a record high for S&P 500 index after a cease-fire in the U.S. trade war with China put investors in a buying mood. The milestone marks the second time in less than two weeks that the benchmark index closed at a record high. The S&P 500 is now up 18.3% for...
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Trader Jonathan Muller works in his booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, July 1, 2019. Stocks are rallying early Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to resume trade talks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 01, 2019 - 3:43 pm
Stocks marched broadly higher late Monday afternoon after a cease-fire in the U.S. trade war with China put Wall Street in a buying mood. The S&P 500 index was on track for its second all-time high in less than two weeks, even though the rally lost some of its early momentum. Investors snapped...
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July 01, 2019 - 6:46 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The unemployment rate in the 19 European Union countries that use the euro fell to its lowest in more than a decade in May as domestic demand and low interest rates help keep the recovery going. Official figures Monday showed the jobless rate declined to 7.5 percent from 7...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday June 22, 2019, The European Central Bank during sunset in Frankfurt, Germany. The European Central Bank and US Federal Reserve are signalling that more stimulus could be on the way which has sent stocks higher, but an international forum for central bankers is warning Sunday June 30, 2019, that the global economic recovery will need further support to get past its current shaky stretch. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, FILE)
June 30, 2019 - 8:19 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Stocks have risen on expectation of more help from central banks, but an international financial forum warned Sunday that the global recovery can't just rely on support from the likes of the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank to get past its current shaky...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday June 22, 2019, The European Central Bank during sunset in Frankfurt, Germany. The European Central Bank and US Federal Reserve are signalling that more stimulus could be on the way which has sent stocks higher, but an international forum for central bankers is warning Sunday June 30, 2019, that the global economic recovery will need further support to get past its current shaky stretch. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, FILE)
June 30, 2019 - 8:00 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Stocks have risen on expectation of more help from central banks, but an international forum of central bankers warned Sunday that monetary authorities like the global economic recovery can't just rely on more support from the likes of the U.S. Federal Reserve and the...
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June 30, 2019 - 7:10 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Stocks have risen on expectation of more help from central banks, but an international forum of central bankers warned Sunday that monetary authorities like the global economic recovery can't just rely on more support from the likes of the U.S. Federal Reserve and the...
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June 30, 2019 - 7:00 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — An international forum for central bankers is warning that the global economic recovery will need more than just support from the likes of the U.S. Federal Reserve to get past its current shaky stretch. The admonition from the Bank for International Settlements comes as...
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