Central Banks

ECB announces package of collateral easing measures

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Announcements from the ECB The backdooring of the United States of Europe continues. This is a big step: That's basically backstopping everything. ForexLive

Fed to provide $60 billion repo line to Indonesia's central bank

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Bank of Indonesia governor, Perry Warjiyo, confirms The Indonesian central bank did say that they have no plan yet to use the funds from the repo line but sees it as a vote of confidence in the domestic economy.

Full statement of the RBA monetary policy decision - 7 April 2020

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The full statement by the Reserve Bank of Australia At its meeting today, the Board reaffirmed the targets for the cash rate and the yield on 3-year Australian government bonds of 25 basis points, as well as the other elements of the package announced on 19 March 2020.

RBA announces no change to cash rate at 0.25%

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RBA announces their latest monetary policy decision - 7 April 2020 - 0.25% ForexLive The RBA is maintaining that their current policy stance is enough for now to ensure a recovery in the economy, when paired with the fiscal response set out by the government.

RBNZ will extend its asset purchasing program. QE to NZD 33bn total now.

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Reserve Bank of New Zealand statement  (bolding above is mine)   RBNZ cite: Full statement here RBNZ's MPC to revisit the program on May 13. 

PBOC sets USD/ CNY mid-point today at 7.0939

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People's Bank of China  Skips OMOs today. - 70bn yuan in RRs mature, thus a net drain of that amount  ForexLive

RBA meeting today - preview

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Earlier what to expects on the Reserve Bank of Australia are here: Via TD: TD's base case is for unchanged at this meeting, further comments: - W ForexLive

RBA monetary policy meeting Tuesday 7 April 2020 - preview

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The Reserve Bank of Australia last met on March 18 at an emergency (they said it was a 'special') meeting. At which they cut another 25bps out of the cash rate and introduced QE to Australia.

RBA explainer on the difference between conventional and unconventional monetary policy

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The Reserve Bank of Australia have released an 'explainer' on their QE policy. if you are interested.  Here is the link (ps. Its RBA policy meeting day, 'll have more to come on this separately)

RBA not likely to shift the playbook in today's decision

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The RBA decision is at 0430 GMT None of the 22 economists surveyed by Bloomberg expect to see a move in the RBA cash rate target of 0.25%. Here is what RBC has to say: