Blog posts tagged to "interest rates"

  • Promotional poster of the series, produced with cofinancing from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction.

    TV drama promotes financial education in Mongolia

    Published on Friday, 26 February 2016

    An ADB-funded soap opera became hugely popular on Mongolian TV in 2015 – and helped change people’s financial behavior.

  • Over the long term, Asian markets may be more affected by the actions of the Fed than recent market volatility.

    East Asian bond markets entering choppy waters

    Published on Friday, 17 July 2015

    After years of smooth sailing through calm market conditions, bond markets in East Asia are navigating through stormier weather. ADB data released this week shows that weaker growth in the US and the PRC has weighed down overall regional growth.

  • Five bond market trends to watch out for in 2015

    Published on Monday, 19 January 2015

    As 2015 gathers pace, the world seems to be entering a more uncertain and unpredictable phase. With the end of quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve, we are entering an era of tighter global liquidity.

  • Emerging Asia should brace for higher global interest rates

    Published on Thursday, 03 April 2014

    The US Fed has been winding down its bond purchase program, widely known as “quantitative easing,” since December 2013. The program was introduced in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis to fight the recession and foster a rapid economic recovery. With the improvement in the US economy, the Fed suggested at its policy meeting in March that the program may end this coming fall and it may start raising interest rates about six months from then.