Central Bank rates

Central Bank Monkey Business: Should Central Banks Determine Exchange Rates?

Central Bank Monkey Business: Should Central Banks Determine Exchange Rates?

Foreign exchange rates are usually determined by real exchanges on the FX market. In recent years, central banks have been playing a much larger role when determining their own foreign exchange rates - But should central banks be determining exchange rates?

Market rates vs. Central Bank rates

Market rates vs. Central Bank rates

In recent years, Central Banks around the world have made the news with more frequency than ever before. How can global businesses identify which are the "right" exchange rates to use - market rates or Central Bank rates?

FX in the Age of Central Bank Activism: What have we Learned?

FX in the Age of Central Bank Activism: What have we Learned?

We take a look back at this blog series that tackles the increasing role of Central Banks and what challenges treasurers, CFOs, and financial professionals might face.

Can Corporates gain from China’s lead role in the Central Banking soap opera?

Can Corporates gain from China’s lead role in the Central Banking soap opera?

China’s changes to the way it calculates the yuan’s daily reference rate is starting to take a positive effect on the market. How can corporates who do business with China benefit from this?

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Thursday, April 27

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Thursday, April 27

The U.S dollar has pared gains overnight as investors digest details of the Trump administration’s tax-reform plan and deal with the Presidents U-turn on NAFTA.