Monetary Policy


BoJ: policy unchanged, all eyes now on ECB

The Bank of Japan has kept monetary settings unchanged as expected and its chief hosed down market speculation of a shift away from ultra-easy policy later this year as inflation remained stubbornly shy of...


Fed lifts interest rates

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point, as anticipated, but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged. Roselle Chen reports. Fed lifts interest rates


Canada ditches $5 bln deal with Boeing

Canada scrapped plans to buy 18 Boeing jets and made clear the company had little chance of winning a much larger contract unless it dropped a trade challenge against Canadian planemaker Bombardier. Roselle Chen...