Worldview: Central Bank Insights

Worldview: Central Bank Insights

Navigate the global economy with clarity. Join host Reagan Bossong, a student at the Wharton School of Finance, as he breaks down the week's biggest news from central banks worldwide. Discover how their decisions will shape markets and influence your world. Subscribe for a weekly dose of essential insights at the intersection of finance and the globe.

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June 23, 2024 6 mins

Welcome to "Worldview: Central Bank Insights" – your shortcut to understanding recent trends in global finance.


In this twenty-fourth episode, we will discuss the Swiss National Bank’s decision to cut rates for a second time this year, an article regarding the internal politics of major central banks, and the implications of a speech from the PBoC Governor that hinted at major policy changes.


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In this twenty-fourth episode, we will discuss the Fed’s recent rate decision, a survey about central bank digital currency experiments, and falling bond yields which has put the PBoC into a dilemma.


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In this twenty-third episode, we will discuss the effects of the recent sell-off of gold, then to how the ECB has diverged from the Fed and cut their rates, and lastly the warnings from Germany’s Bundesbank.


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In this twenty-second episode, we will discuss how the personal consumption index in the US remains stable, Turkey's inflation worries continuing, and pressure rising on Beijing regarding a weaker RMB.


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In this twentieth episode, we will discuss how it seems as though the Fed will continue to hold steady, then to how China has begun selling debt in order to boost their economy, and finally the implications of slowing inflation in the G-7.



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In this nineteenth episode, we will discuss how there’s still a chance for an increase in Fed rates, then to the Bank of England’s response to lower inflation readings, and finally to warnings from China’s Central Bank about the risky government bond rally.


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In this eighteenth episode, we will by discussing why it may not be as bad as we think if the Fed keeps rates higher for longer, then to how Turkey’s Central Bank held steady at 50%, and last to how Argentina lowered their key rate, though it still rests at 60%.


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In this seventeenth episode, we will by discussing how Wall Street’s expectations for rate cuts have been pushed out even more, then to Vietnam’s massive rescue of a fraudulent bank, and finally to the IMF’s word of caution to Asian banks.


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In this sixteenth episode, we will begin by discussing how the Fed will most likely hold off on rate cuts as inflation worries rise, then to how it seems as though the ECB will probably have a rate cut soon, then lastly to Pakistan’s billion dollar repayment.


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In this fifteenth episode, we delve into the latest reports regarding when the Fed will finally cut rates, Zimbabwe’s introduction of a new, gold-backed currency in order to replace their dollar, and Russia's inflation preventing Kazakhstan easing.


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In this fourteenth episode, we delve into how Fed Chair Jerome Powell continues to say how the Fed shouldn’t rush rate cuts, then to how Nigeria hikes its interest rate to battle their high levels of inflation, and lastly Japan’s response to the weakening yen. 

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In this thirteenth episode, we delve into how Fed officials kept the interest rate at 5.3 percent and project three cuts this year, then to Japan pushing their interest rates above zero for the first time in 17 Years, and lastly how Turkey raised their interest rate to 50.


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In this twelfth episode, we delve into how Powell needs more evidence that inflation is tamed though will probably stick with three cuts this year, how many believe Argentina must dollarize and get rid of their central bank, and how China Kept their Key Policy Rates Steady.


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In this eleventh episode, we delve into how the US Fed, along with other major central banks, are confident they can cut rates by the summer and then turn our attention to Egypt’s deal with the IMF and how central banks are diversifying from the dollar by boosting their gold reserves. 


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In this tenth episode, we delve into Wall Street’s bets on which major central bank will be the first to cut rates, the resignation of the longest-serving major central bank governor Thomas Jordan, and the World Bank’s concerns about Zimbabwe and their need for central bank reforms

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In this ninth episode, we turn our attention to how the Bundesbank spent almost 20bn of provisions it built up to cover huge losses, the ECB with its first loss since 2004, and Chinese Banks Slashing a Key Lending Rate amidst ongoing deflation

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In this eighth episode, we turn our attention to some of the less publicized central bank moves, starting with how Russia’s central bank has decided to hold rates steady amidst their continued high inflation, Zimbabwe’s massive accumulation of gold reserves, and how Japan slipped into a technical recession.

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In this seventh episode, we turn our attention to how the Economics Freedom Fighters of South Africa are calling for Central Bank Reforms, the positive outlook for rate cuts in Italy, and the encouragement from the Chinese central bank to local businesses to accept foreign payment cards.


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In this second episode, we  turn our attention to Lebanon’s central bank allowing depositors to withdraw $150 a month from 'old money' accounts, Turkey’s central bank chief quitting, and the Fed Saying It’s Still Too Soon to Consider Lowering Rates.

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In this fifth episode, we turn our attention to Turkey interest rate hikes, the ECB holding rates steady, and Nigeria Central Bank’s Replacement of Its External Policymakers 

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