Sunday, August 21, 2016

This week in monetary policy: Turkey, Hungary, Iceland, Paraguay, Moldova, Fiji and Jackson Hole symposium

    This week (August 21 through August 27) central banks from 6 countries or jurisdictions are scheduled to decide on monetary policy: Turkey, Hungary, Iceland, Paraguay, Moldova and Fiji.
    In addition, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will once again host top central bankers, economists and policymakers from around the world, including Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, at its annual economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 
    The theme of this year's symposium, which takes place Aug. 25-27, is "Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future."
    Following table includes the name of the country, the date of the next policy decision, the current policy rate, the result of the last policy decision, the change in the policy rate year to date, the rate one year ago, and the country’s MSCI classification.
    The table is updated when the latest decisions are announced and can always accessed by clicking on This Week.

AUG 21 - AUG 27, 2016:
COUNTRY       DATE           RATE      LATEST        YTD     1 YR AGO    MSCI
TURKEY 23-Aug 7.50% 0 0 7.50%       EM
HUNGARY 23-Aug 0.90% 0 -45 1.35%       EM
ICELAND 24-Aug 5.75% 0 0 5.50%
PARAGUAY 24-Aug 5.50% -25 -25 5.75%
MOLDOVA 25-Aug 10.00% -300 -950 19.50%
FIJI 25-Aug 0.50% 0 0 0.50%


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