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Balazs Koranyi

RPT-Groping for new tools, central banks look at Japan's yield controls

15 Jul 2019

TOKYO/WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT, July 15 (Reuters) - J apanese-style interest rate caps are drawing interest from global central bankers worried about a downturn, including U.S. Federal Reserve officials grappling with how to bolster their options as prospects for the global economy darken.

Groping for new tools, central banks look at Japan's yield controls

15 Jul 2019

TOKYO/WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT Japanese-style interest rate caps are drawing interest from global central bankers worried about a downturn, including U.S. Federal Reserve officials grappling with how to bolster their options as prospects for the global economy darken.

Norwegian Air's Kjos, the fighter pilot turned airline entrepreneur

11 Jul 2019

OSLO Former fighter pilot Bjoern Kjos stepped down on Thursday as chief executive of Norwegian Air after having helped to transform transatlantic travel.

Norwegian Air's Kjos, the fighter pilot turned airline entrepreneur

11 Jul 2019

OSLO Former fighter pilot Bjoern Kjos stepped down on Thursday as chief executive of Norwegian Air after having helped to transform transatlantic travel.

No technocrat, Lagarde brings listening, diplomacy to ECB table

03 Jul 2019

FRANKFURT Christine Lagarde will raise the profile of the European Central Bank, making it a more politically-savvy institution that takes its message directly to the people. However policy innovation, the trademark of her predecessor, may be relegated. | Video

Lagarde to rely on political skill to overcome shortcomings at ECB

02 Jul 2019

FRANKFURT A shrewd negotiator who has run the IMF but has little monetary policy experience, Christine Lagarde will face the challenge as the European Central Bank's new chief of having to revive the euro zone economy with a largely depleted policy arsenal.

Lagarde to rely on political skill to overcome shortcomings at ECB

02 Jul 2019

FRANKFURT A shrewd negotiator who has run the IMF but has little monetary policy experience, Christine Lagarde will face the challenge as the European Central Bank's new chief of having to revive the euro zone economy with a largely depleted policy arsenal.

Lagarde seen in pole position to replace ECB's Draghi

02 Jul 2019

FRANKFURT, July 2 A shrewd negotiator who has run the IMF but has little monetary policy experience, Christine Lagarde would face the challenge as the European Central Bank's new chief of having to revive the euro zone economy with a nearly depleted policy arsenal.

ECB policymakers unite behind stimulus pledge

01 Jul 2019

HELSINKI Euro zone inflation remains unacceptably low and the European Central Bank will ease policy further if necessary to boost price pressures, policymakers said on Monday, just weeks after ECB chief Mario Draghi hinted at more stimulus.

U.S.-China trade agreement takes little pressure off Fed to cut rates

01 Jul 2019

NEW YORK/HELSINKI A ceasefire in the U.S.-China trade war is doing little to relieve pressure on the Federal Reserve to stimulate the economy.

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