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More interest rate hikes and increased reserve requirements ratios on the horizon

Reserve requirements were already raised once in 2011 and six times in 2010. CEIBS Professor of Economics and Finance and Department Chair for Economics and Decision Sciences, Dr Xu Bin, responds to the question: Do you see more increases in interest rates and the reserve requirement ratio on the horizon — and just how effective [...]

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More to home loan than interest rate, payment

More to home loan than interest rate, payment The headlines, nearly daily, announce historic low rates for home loans. But obtaining a new loan, whether for a purchase or a refinance, is more than simply a question of rate and payment. Good financial planning includes an overall plan that … Read more on Springfield News-Leader [...]

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Latest Unemployment Rate News

Montana's unemployment rate continues to drop Montana's unemployment rate continued moving downward in October, dipping 0.1 percent to 6 percent. The national rate increased by 0.1 percent in October following a large drop last month. “Montana continued to add jobs over the last month, putting 1 … Read more on Sidney Herald Leader Unemployment rates [...]

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Bank Interest Rate No Change in Myanmar, 30 Jan 2012

The Central Bank of Myanmar Law (1990) empowers the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) to act as the sole issuer of domestic currency, to act as a banker to the Government, to act as an adviser to the Government in respect of economic matters, to inspect and supervise the financial institutions, to manage the international [...]

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Hayworth addresses concerns on consequences of current interest rate policy for retirees

US Congresswoman Nan Hayworth, MD (NY-19) questioned Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke regarding issues important to the Hudson Valley during testimony today before the House Committee on Financial Services. Congresswoman Hayworth raised concerns regarding the consequences for retirees from low rates of return on safer investments as a result of the current interest rate policy. [...]

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Yes Bank on GDP, inflation, interest rate, balance of payment

Dr. Shubhada Rao, Chief Economist at Yes Bank expects a 7.1 per cent GDP growth in FY 12 and 7.4 per cent GDP growth in FY 13 while industrial growth will likely remain muted. However, she added that downside risks to growth have increased. She has also spoken on inflation, RBI’s interest rate policy and [...]

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Unemployment Rate ‘Conspiracy’

“The US unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years and giving President Barack Obama a potential boost with the election a month away The rate declined from 8.1 percent because the number of people who said they were employed soared by 873000 [...]

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Forget Interest Rate Risk with These Bond ETFs – ETF News And Commentary

Forget Interest Rate Risk with These Bond ETFs – ETF News And Commentary Yet the specter of rising interest rates is always hanging over the market, threatening to eventually crush those who have bought long-dated bond investments. When rates eventually move higher, those who took on risk for yield could be in for a world [...]

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CIGI Experts Outline Prescriptions for Cannes Summit and Beyond in Special Report on G20 Issues

Waterloo, Ont. (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 With a possible euro zone collapse and Greek insolvency likely to dominate the upcoming [...]

Pathways Home Health and Hospice Satu Johal Receives CFO of Year of the Year Award; Silicon Valley Business Journal Honoree

Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Satu Johal, CFO at Pathways Home Health & Hospice, received the Silicon Valley Business [...]

Latest Financial Regulation News

Working Together Towards Better Financial Regulation and Stability in Asia Image by Asian Development Bank Tellers attend to clients in [...]

European financial regulation – 4 questions to Olivier Garnier (Societe Generale)

Olivier Garnier, Chief economist at Societe Generale Group, expresses his view on European financial regulation and its reform. Video interview [...]

AMS Health Care Mortgage Corporation Provides Debt Service Savings to Hospitals Utilizing FHA 242 Mortgage Insurance Program

Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 An oft-overlook and relatively unknown federal program for hospitals seeking capital for needed and [...]

Vermont’s Captive Insurance Industry Off to Best Start Since 2005

Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) April 16, 2012 First quarter licensure of new captive insurance companies is off to a strong start [...]