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The PBoC unexpectedly cut the 5-year loan prime rate by the largest amount today while maintaining the one-year loan prime rate which is deemed to be the policy rate unchanged.

Doors seem to have closed to the possibility of a rate cut in March. Fed’s need for “more good data” to achieve “greater confidence” of the ongoing disinflation process has been recently supported by recent strong job creation data and signals of sticky core CPI services inflation.

In its February decision, the Board of the Central Bank decided to reduce the reference rate to 6.25% but maintained that this does not imply a cycle of successive interest rate cuts. The monetary policy stance, understood as the real ex-ante r…

A key change in the forward guidance signals that Banxico is getting ready to start a rate cut cycle as “in the next monetary policy meetings, it will assess, depending on available information, the possibility of adjusting the reference rate.”

Banxico is set to hold the policy rate at 11.25% at this meeting amid core services inflation stickiness, but will likely continue to pave the way to cut it as soon as in the following meeting in March.

The Fed is moving further away from its long-held tightening bias as it explicitly conveyed that “the risks to achieving its employment and inflation goals are moving into better balance.”

At its January meeting, the BanRep reduced its monetary policy rate by 25bp to 12.75% in a split decision with a 5-2 balance.

To some extent, the recent adjustment in market expectations and its corresponding impact on broad financial conditions give the Fed some room to continue to convey that the next move will be a rate cut without risking an over-easing of financi…

All in all, today's ECB meeting did not provide much new information. As anticipated, no change in interest rates was decided. The focus was on the ECB's tone about the timing of initial rate cuts. The conveyed message was relatively dovish, wi…

Transferring money or making a payment should be as easy as moving money from one pocket to another, without the hassles and risks of cash. The Colombian authorities and in particular the central bank have been working on a new payment system t…

Even though the recent bond rally appears to have come to a halt, both mid- and long-term Treasury yields have been pricing in the start of a rate-cut cycle for some time.

In its January decision, the Board of the Central Bank decided to reduce the reference rate to 6.50% but maintained that this does not imply a cycle of successive interest rate cuts. The monetary policy stance, understood as the real ex-ante reference rate, tightened somewhat and remains in restrictive territory.