TITLE

Asia Rates: Rising At Their Own Pace

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Emerging Markets Monitor;12/20/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 35, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
States that Asian central banks are unlikely to automatically follow the U.S. Federal Reserve which raised rates in December 2004. Number of times when the U.S. has increased its interest rates in the same year; Economic conditions in Asia as of December 20, 2004; Conflicting factors that affect Asia's decision to increase interest rates.
ACCESSION #
15389859

 

Related Articles

  • What Did the Fed Do When Inflation Died? GIOVANNONI, OLIVIER // International Journal of Political Economy;Summer2008, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p49 

    This article examines the purpose and actions of the United States Federal Reserve, the mechanism for implementation of monetary policy. The Reserve's mandate is to act towards balanced growth and full employment yet it often is more preoccupied with inflation. The pros and cons of the long-term...

  • Inflation bedevils liquidity. James, David // BRW;5/1/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 17, p12 

    The article offers some insights into the inflation control strategies in Europe and the U.S. citing the role of central banks of these developed economies. The U.S. Federal Reserve has reduced rates by three percent in September while the European Central Bank rate remained unchanged in the...

  • When up is down. van Wyngen, Gerry // BRW;7/8/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p36 

    Focuses on the decision of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank to increase its overnight interest rates in June 2004. Implications on the interest rates in Australia; Effect of the interest rate increase on the performance of major economies; Impact of the rates on Australian stock prices.

  • Major indicators to be viewed closely. Showalter, Monica // Bond Buyer;03/14/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30848, p2 

    Reports that the United States Federal Reserve Board will scrutinize major economic indicators as it approaches its March 21, 2000 D-Day for interest rates. Concerns about the elevated core readings of inflation; Indications of a resurgence in spending activity.

  • Fed Official: Window 'Stigma' Remains. Sloan, Steven // American Banker;11/29/2007, Vol. 172 Issue 229, p18 

    The author reports on concerns regarding the impact which the stigma associated with borrowing from the U.S. Federal Reserve Board's discount window has on interest rates. According to the article, the window's usefulness may be limited due to investors' opinions regarding the window. Opinions...

  • What Next For The World's Central Banks?  // Emerging Markets Monitor;1/28/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 40, p1 

    The article assesses the effect of further interest rate cuts from the U.S. Federal Reserve Board on central banks around the world. A downturn in growth may be faced by Europe and Great Britain due to their inflation-fighting initiatives which could keep rates too high for too long. It expects...

  • Central banking becomes theatre. HILTON, ANTHONY // PRWeek (London);1/23/2009, p9 

    The author comments on the significance of communication to U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Bernanke considers communication as an important tool of the Federal Reserve. In the author's view, the chairman is only promising an occasional comment on whether low interest rates will...

  • Fed: "Inflation risks remain". Hoxter, Curtis J. // Caribbean Business;10/5/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 39, p14 

    The article reports on the reiteration by Open Market Committee of its watchfulness on inflation and its dependence on economic data although the Federal Reserve left the interest rates unchanged at 5.25 percent amid signs of housing market weakness and easing inflation in the U.S. The committee...

  • Fed Lowers Rates, Says Risks Linger.  // American Banker;10/30/2008, Vol. 173 Issue 210, p20 

    The article reports that the U.S. Federal Reserve Board lowered its interest rate by 50 points to 1% in October, 2008. This is the lowest the interest rate has ever been in 50 years. Central banks around the world lowered their rates on the same day in a concerted effort to improve the global...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics