Committees http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27186/all en key rate-March minutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130402/key-rate-march-minutes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- Policymakers at South Korea's central bank froze the key interest rate in a 6-1 vote for March while one member argued for a rate cut, citing economic uncertainty and easing moves by other central banks, the bank's minutes showed Tuesday.</p> <p>At a rate-setting meeting held on March 14, the Bank of Korea (BOK)'s seven-member monetary policy committee decided to leave the benchmark 7-day repo rate unchanged at 2.75 percent for the fifth straight month. The bank cut the key rate in July and October last year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130402/key-rate-march-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bank of England Business Committees Interest rates Yonhap News Agency Tue, 02 Apr 2013 08:00:38 +0000 5799052 at http://www.globalpost.com Lietuvos Dujos appoints general meeting of shareholders on April 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/lietuvos-dujos-appoints-general-meeting-shareholders-april-25 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> As initiated and decided by the Board of Directors of AB Lietuvos Dujos the General Meeting of Shareholders of the Lithuania-based gas company Lietuvos Dujos will be convened at 10.00 a.m. on Thursday, 25 April 2013, the company said in a statement.</p><P>The venue of the meeting being set: the conference hall on Floor 2 at Aguonu gatve 24, LT-03212 Vilnius. The registration of shareholders will start on April 25, 2013. The registration of shareholders will be stopped on April 25, 2013.</p><P>The record date of the annual general meeting of shareholders is April 18, 2013.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/lietuvos-dujos-appoints-general-meeting-shareholders-april-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Committees Corporations law Lietuvos Dujos Asianet Sat, 06 Apr 2013 09:22:55 +0000 Asianet 5803420 at http://www.globalpost.com US stocks hit new records on Fed minutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/us-stocks-hit-new-records-fed-minutes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US stocks powered to new record highs Wednesday after Federal Reserve meeting minutes suggested the Fed's easy-money policies would remain in place for a while longer.</p> <p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 128.86 (0.88 percent) to 14,802.32, a new all-time closing high.</p> <p>The broad-based S&amp;P 500 surged 19.11 (1.22 percent) higher to 1,587.72, also a record.</p> <p>The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 59.39 (1.83 percent) to 3,297.76, reaching its highest level since November 2000.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/us-stocks-hit-new-records-fed-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve US Federal Reserve AFP Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:15:48 +0000 5809747 at http://www.globalpost.com KASB Securities Limited and Economics Research- Commodities Corner http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/kasb-securities-limited-and-economics-research-commodities-corner-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>April 11, 2013 (PPI-OT)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/kasb-securities-limited-and-economics-research-commodities-corner-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:55:53 +0000 Asianet 5811738 at http://www.globalpost.com Fed stays easy-money course http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130501/fed-stays-easy-money-course-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Federal Reserve held its easy-money policies in place Wednesday in the face of a moderately growing economy facing headwinds from the government's severe "sequester" spending cuts.</p> <p>The policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee, as widely expected, kept the central bank's key interest rate at zero to 0.25 percent and its $85 billion a month bond-buying program in place in a bid to support economic growth.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130501/fed-stays-easy-money-course-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Committees Federal Reserve Monetary policy AFP Wed, 01 May 2013 18:30:41 +0000 5829393 at http://www.globalpost.com Dollar rises ahead of Bernanke speech, Fed minutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130709/dollar-rises-ahead-bernanke-speech-fed-minutes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The dollar Tuesday advanced against most major currencies as markets anticipated fresh insights on the Federal Reserve's stimulus tapering plans coming Wednesday.</p> <p>Near 2200 GMT, the euro bought $1.2787, down from $1.2868 late Monday.</p> <p>The dollar rose to 101.11 yen compared with 100.99.</p> <p>The euro dropped to 129.29 yen from 129.96. </p> <p>The dollar also gained on the British pound and the Swiss franc.</p> <p>The pound sank to $1.4866 compared with $1.4950 late Monday.</p> <p>The dollar rose to 0.9730 Swiss franc from 0.9634.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130709/dollar-rises-ahead-bernanke-speech-fed-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Reserve Macroeconomics AFP Tue, 09 Jul 2013 23:01:30 +0000 5879833 at http://www.globalpost.com Factbox: Fed staff forecasts from FOMC minutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130710/factbox-fed-staff-forecasts-fomc-minutes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - The following are the Federal Reserve's staff forecasts as contained in the minutes of recent Federal Open Market Committee meetings:</p> <p>JUNE 18-19 FOMC: Minutes released on July 10:</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130710/factbox-fed-staff-forecasts-fomc-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:01:05 +0000 5880702 at http://www.globalpost.com Dollar inches higher Asian trading http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130712/dollar-inches-higher-asian-trading <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The dollar inched higher in Asia Friday after tumbling on comments from the head of the Federal Reserve who said the bank's massive stimulus drive would remain in place for some time.</p> <p>In Tokyo morning trade, the dollar fetched 99.01 yen, slightly up from 98.90 yen in New York on Thursday, while the euro also strengthened to 129.59 yen from 129.50 yen.</p> <p>The European single currency was at $1.3088 from $1.3092, as traders keep an eye on eurozone industrial production data for May due later in the day.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130712/dollar-inches-higher-asian-trading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Currency Federal Reserve AFP Fri, 12 Jul 2013 05:02:24 +0000 5882078 at http://www.globalpost.com Fed's Bullard: beware basing policy off optimistic forecasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130712/feds-bullard-beware-basing-policy-optimistic-forecasts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (Reuters) - The substantial rise in bond yields since last month is not justified by an improvement in U.S. economic data or a rise in inflation, a senior Federal Reserve official said on Friday, warning it reflects optimism that may prove to be too rosy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130712/feds-bullard-beware-basing-policy-optimistic-forecasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Fri, 12 Jul 2013 20:34:42 +0000 5882769 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel attorney general to probe Frenkel's HK cologne incident http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130716/israel-attorney-general-probe-frenkels-hk-cologne-incident <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steven Scheer</p> <p>JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Jacob Frenkel's return as head of the Israeli central bank hit a new hurdle on Tuesday when the Justice Ministry said the attorney general would investigate a suspected shoplifting incident involving Frenkel in 2006.</p> <p>The Haaretz daily reported at the weekend that Frenkel was detained at Hong Kong airport in 2006 on suspicion of stealing cologne from a duty-free shop. He was later released without charge.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130716/israel-attorney-general-probe-frenkels-hk-cologne-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Gaza flotilla raid Israeli Jews Jacob Frenkel Thomson Reuters Tue, 16 Jul 2013 12:04:16 +0000 5885116 at http://www.globalpost.com Oil prices down in Asian trade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130729/oil-prices-down-asian-trade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Oil was lower in Asian trade on Tuesday as investors paused ahead of a US central bank meeting, hoping for clear signals on stimulus measures.</p> <p>New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate for delivery in September, was down 27 cents at $104.28 a barrel in mid-morning trade, and Brent North Sea crude for September eased 13 cents to $107.32.</p> <p>Analysts said investors were taking a breather from a recent rally while waiting for a meeting Tuesday of the US central bank's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130729/oil-prices-down-asian-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve AFP Tue, 30 Jul 2013 03:38:18 +0000 5897332 at http://www.globalpost.com Oil prices down in Asian trade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/oil-prices-down-asian-trade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Oil prices dipped in Asian trade on Tuesday as investors paused ahead of a US central bank meeting, hoping for clues about the future of its stimulus.</p> <p>New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate for delivery in September, was down 26 cents at $104.29 a barrel and Brent North Sea crude for September eased 10 cents to $107.35.</p> <p>Analysts said investors were taking a breather from a recent rally while waiting for a meeting Tuesday of the US central bank's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/oil-prices-down-asian-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve AFP Tue, 30 Jul 2013 08:04:41 +0000 5897457 at http://www.globalpost.com Bullard: Fed should hold press conference at every meeting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130802/bullard-fed-should-hold-press-conference-at-every-meeting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alister Bull</p> <p>BOSTON (Reuters) - A senior Federal Reserve official said on Friday that the U.S. central bank's current practice of holding quarterly press conferences could be distorting policy decisions, and urged the Fed to stage one after every meeting to ensure a smooth process.</p> <p>St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard told Reuters in an interview that at the moment, the four annual policy-setting committee meetings followed by press conferences were taking on an outsized importance.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130802/bullard-fed-should-hold-press-conference-at-every-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:35:03 +0000 5901084 at http://www.globalpost.com US stocks fall as Fed's tapering timeline stays unclear http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130821/us-stocks-fall-feds-tapering-timeline-stays-unclear <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US stocks finished a choppy day lower Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting gave no more clarity on the central bank's plans for its stimulus program. </p> <p>At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 105.67 (0.70 percent) to 14,897.32.</p> <p>The broad-based S&amp;P 500 dropped 9.53 (0.58 percent) to 1,642.82, while the Nasdaq Composite Index gave up 13.80 (0.38 percent) at 3,599.79.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130821/us-stocks-fall-feds-tapering-timeline-stays-unclear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve AFP Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:32:02 +0000 5914780 at http://www.globalpost.com US stocks fall as Fed's tapering timeline stays unclear http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130821/us-stocks-fall-feds-tapering-timeline-stays-unclear-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US stocks finished a choppy day lower Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting gave no more clarity on the central bank's plans for its stimulus program. </p> <p>At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 105.67 (0.70 percent) to 14,897.32.</p> <p>The broad-based S&amp;P 500 dropped 9.53 (0.58 percent) to 1,642.82, while the Nasdaq Composite Index gave up 13.80 (0.38 percent) at 3,599.79.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130821/us-stocks-fall-feds-tapering-timeline-stays-unclear-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Committees Federal Open Market Committee Federal Reserve AFP Wed, 21 Aug 2013 21:01:05 +0000 5914802 at http://www.globalpost.com