Reply To: Central Bank Watch – Fed, ECB, RBA, Norges, Bank Negara and Brazil’s Policy Decisions


Japan’s cabinet office maintained the overall economic assessment of the Japanese economy and raised the view on imports.
Japan’s Finance Minister Suzuki said that “there may be” movements in Japan’s monetary policy in the future.

European Central Bank Chief Economist Lane said that a rate hike in May will be warranted and that additional rate hikes will be data dependent
Policymaker Villeroy de Galhau said that “a few more” rate hikes might be needed.

The Bank of England said in a statement that it is in discussions with the Bank of Japan, European Central Bank, Swiss National Bank, and the Fed to revert the frequency of daily operations to once per week.