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Banks cash reserve ratio back to 14%

B & FT Online 28 Mar 2023
However, in his remarks at the conclusion of the 111th Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, the central bank chief stated that the move had become necessary to maintain stability within the financial sector ... other macro prudential tools to ensure financial stability,” Dr.

What central banks are doing to safeguard financial stability and why they must proceed with caution

The Conversation 28 Mar 2023
Trying to maintain some stability ... Their aim was to keep credit flowing to businesses and households during recent banking sector turmoil ... The change in frequency from weekly to daily is designed to shore up stability ... This is why central banks need to use such tools with caution, particularly when they are trying to encourage stability.

The Evolution of Stablecoins: From Tether to Central Bank Digital Currencies

Finance Magnates 28 Mar 2023
CBDCs, unlike cryptocurrencies, are backed by the government's complete confidence and credit, giving them a higher level of trust and stability.</p><p class="MsoNormal">CBDCs are still in their infancy, but some central banks, including the People's Bank of ...
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The logo of British multinational banking and financial services holding company HSBC is pictured on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

World near peak of interest rate cycle -HSBC Australia CEO

Reuters 28 Mar 2023
SYDNEY, March 28 (Reuters) - Central banks in the U.S ... "We do think that balance between making sure inflation is not entrenched for the remainder of 2023 and 2024 but at the same token first and foremost maintaining financial stability, will be met by the central banks both in Australia and in the U.S.

Analysis: Investors seek value in clobbered U.S. regional bank shares

Reuters 28 Mar 2023
Investors sent a record net $236.2 million into the iShares Regional Bank ETF (IAT.P) over the last two weeks, after Silicon Valley Bank's collapse earlier this month fueled concern about banking system stability and sparked a sector-wide rout ... banks for greater stability.

Here's why banking turmoil may not blow up into a financial crisis and stocks could ...

Business Insider 28 Mar 2023
Drew Angerer/Getty Images Turmoil gripping the banking sector may not expand into a full-blown financial crisis, Fundstrat said ... Other commentators have noted stocks could benefit from SVB's failure, as the bank's implosion has put pressure on the Fed to dial back its interest rate hikes to stabilize the banking sector.

Housing is suddenly a bright spot in the economy

The Philadelphia Tribune 28 Mar 2023
And while we probably won’t see housing suddenly rocket higher like it did in the middle of 2020, a stabilizing market will help counter any weakness stemming from regional banks ... The housing market shift from contraction to stabilization is an important dynamic as investors sort out problems with regional banks and watch for wider ramifications.

Australia's prudential regulator says banks well-equipped to handle a crisis

Reuters 28 Mar 2023
SYDNEY, March 28 (Reuters) - The head of Australia's prudential regulator said on Tuesday the country's banks were among the best placed in the world to handle a financial crisis, following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) that roiled international markets ... Australian banks did not suffer as much as those in the U.S.

Global markets cheer US moves to shore up banks

Business Day 28 Mar 2023
With a little more stability returning to the banking sector, investors felt confident enough to ditch some of their recent safe-haven purchases, meaning the price of bonds and gold edged lower, as did the dollar ... price stability with the need to keep markets running smoothly.

Senators grill federal officials over lack of oversight into SVB, Signature Bank collapse

Cryptoslate 28 Mar 2023
In a closely watched Senate hearing held on Mar 28, regarding the collapse of crypto-friendly banks Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank, William Barr, a top official at the US Federal Reserve, acknowledged the potential benefits of testing for higher rates and expressed his plans to broaden the scope of future tests.

Gold Futures Rise $20 Despite a Possible Easing of the Banking Crisis

FX Empire 28 Mar 2023
Concerns of Banking Crisis and Potential Negative Economic Fallout. Although some concerns regarding the banking crisis might be subsiding, there continues to be potential negative economic fallout ... more banking failures ... The Trilemma of Inflation, Growth, and Financial Stability.

Silicon Valley Bank jitters likely to be felt in the Indian banking

Live Mint 28 Mar 2023
... Has Put Measures In Place That Have Made Sure Financial Stability Is Not At Risk For The Indian Banking System.

Australian banks overcoming the fallout of US banking crisis

The Daily Telegraph Australia 28 Mar 2023
The US banking crisis that collapsed Silicon Valley Bank ... “That brings me to the second point – the importance of confidence in maintaining bank stability.” ....

Modi government never made populist promises: Amit Shah

Blitz 28 Mar 2023
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the Modi government never took populist decisions for the sake of vote bank politics, rather it worked for the welfare of the people and ensured political stability in the country ... We do not take decisions keeping in mind the vote bank, otherwise GST would never have come in this country.

Stocks Rise After Bank Sale Fuels Investor Risk Appetite

The Epoch Times 28 Mar 2023
With a little more stability returning to the banking sector, investors felt confident enough to ditch some of their recent safe-haven ...

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