All posts tagged "stimulus"
Fiscal board to decide this week about $500 stimulus for private employees, pensioners
'That is being evaluated right now,' spokesperson says
- Posted May 14, 2020
US stocks take biggest losses in nearly a month
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in almost a month on Tuesday as investors worried about the health of the U.S. economy and sold shares in retailers and car companies. Machinery companies also fell...
- Posted August 2, 2016
ASB Says Developing Asian Economies to Grow 5.6 % in 2016
MANILA, Philippines – The Asian Development Bank said Monday it had cut its 2016 growth projection for developing economies in Asia and the Pacific to 5.6 percent, down from its earlier forecast of 5.7 percent, but added...
- Posted July 18, 2016
Stronger Economy Lets ECB Kick Back, Let Stimulus Work
After years of false starts, Europes economic recovery is finally showing signs it might be the real deal
- Posted May 30, 2016
US Stocks Rise in Afternoon Trade
Some tech companies recover
- Posted May 2, 2016
World Stocks Rally After Japan’s Nikkei Jumps 7.2 Percent
HONG KONG – World stocks rallied on Monday, led by a jump in Japan’s main index, amid hopes for more stimulus from central banks in Europe and Japan. Will Wall Street closed for Presidents’ Day, Japan’s benchmark...
- Posted February 15, 2016
After Stimulus Hint, ECB Chief Under Pressure to Deliver
FRANKFURT, Germany – Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has a tricky six weeks ahead of him. The head of the top monetary authority for the 19-country eurozone helped stem a global stock market slide...
- Posted January 26, 2016
ECB Holds Out Chance of More Stimulus at March Meeting
FRANKFURT, Germany – European Central Bank head Mario Draghi let rattled investors know Thursday that the bank is poised to take action as soon as its next monetary policy meeting in March if plunging oil prices and...
- Posted January 21, 2016
Low Oil Complicates Struggle to Raise Eurozone Inflation
FRANKFURT, Germany – Low oil prices are complicating life for the European Central Bank in its struggle to push up worrisome low inflation in the 19 nations that use the euro currency. It was bad enough when...
- Posted January 20, 2016
Swiss Central Bank Loses Billions from Currency Move
GENEVA – The Swiss National Bank says it expects to post a massive loss of 23 billion Swiss francs ($23 billion) for 2015, largely because of its decision a year ago to ditch a policy that limited...
- Posted January 8, 2016