Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #interestrates

Most recents (7)

#RBI cut by 40bps each of these👇
#Repo rate to 4%
#ReverseRepo to 3.35%
#BankRate to 4.25%

Decision was reached after 5:1 vote,with #ChetanGhate,lone voice calling for 25 bps cut

#MPC meet was held ahead of schedule from 3rd-5th,June

#EMI #moratoroum extended by 3 more months
Moratorium extension till 31st August 2020,is both timely &reflective of @narendramodi govt's alacrity--Big relief to #MiddleClass

Measure to convert #moratorium interest payment into #TermLoan payable in FY21,is helpful

This will reduce #NPAs &stress on banks' balance sheets
#RBI's cut in #Repo will reduce cost of funds&extension of #moratorium will be supportive of financial stability;#Rates across #YieldCurve will move lower from current levels

Fall in #ReverseRepo rate will disincentivise banks from #hoarding #liquidity&coax them to lend

#Covid
Read 10 tweets
(1/n) One more time so my position is clear, here is something I shared earlier this morning:

"Certainly, I had no idea of the magnitude or timing of this virus news. So, I didn't know/couldn't know we'd lose 1,900 Dow points in two days!"
(2/n) "But I think the swift, severe, virus-related reaction shouldn't blind us to the broader, longer-term issues facing this market/economy. In other words, while virus news is driving the short-term action, much more is going on here and has been for a few quarters now."
"A few observations supporting this: Interest rates didn't just start falling the last few weeks. They've been dropping since Q4 2018. The curve (3-month/10-year) didn't just invert due to virus news. It flattened, then inverted, for ~18 months in 2018 and 2019."
Read 7 tweets
Let us briefly #Reflect on the #SARB's first #MPC #Meeting of 2020 and their #MonetaryPolicy decision to cut rates by 25bps from 6.5% to 6.25%...
Everyone with some interest in such matters is without a doubt already aware that the #SouthAfricanReserveBank's #MonetaryPolicyCommittee cut its key #PolicyRate, the #Repo by 25 basis points from 6.5% to 6.25%. The move can perhaps best be summarised by the following statement:
It is clear from the statement above that the SARB moved on the back of a growth story. They would want to see the level of #inflation creep closer to 4.5% but they didnt tighten to achieve this end. Rather, they provided more accommodation for growth & inflation might pick up...
Read 11 tweets
1/ AT ONE TIME, EVERY PIECE OF #PAPER MONEY WAS BACKED BY #GOLD. REMEMBER… FOR EVERY 20 DOLLAR BILL… THERE WAS $20 WORTH OF GOLD IN A #GOVERNMENT VAULT. NOT ANYMORE.

TODAY, GOVERNMENTS CREATE #CURRENCY BY FIRST CREATING BONDS OR TREASURY-BILLS.
2/
THESE #BONDS ARE SOLD IN THE #MARKET… GENERATING FUNDS FOR THE GOVERNMENT THAT ISSUED THEM.

LARGE #BANKS BUY U.S. BONDS TO FLIP THEM… SELLING THEM TO THE #FEDERAL RESERVE AT A PROFIT -- THIS IS THE MAGIC MONEY MACHINE. #FED
3/ YOU SEE… THE FED IS AMERICA’S #CENTRALBANK. BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE ANY MONEY, NO #CASH ON ITS BALANCE SHEETS.

WHEN A BANK BUYS A BOND AND TAKES IT TO THE FEDERAL RESERVE, THE FED SIMPLY SAYS “THANK YOU MR. BANKER, HERE’S THE PRINCIPAL AND SOME #PROFIT.”
Read 12 tweets
#Anons need to understand #InterestRates

Use a graph to tell a story!

What is a FEDERAL RESERVE?

How do you control the market?

Available funds or liquidity?

What happened after @POTUS?
Or..
After 9/11?

Not [CABAL]?
#EndtheFed #QArmy #QAnon

archive.org/stream/pdfy--P…
#QLoungeLive explains recently.

Read 4 tweets
Time for a pre-turkey #tweetstorm on the biggest positioning/flows driver in the US #interestrates and #bond markets, and it’s a monster. 1/
As always, some background. This story starts in the #Eurodollar futures markets, which are basically bets on where 3m LIBOR will settle on a given day. E.g., a Dec 2019 ED contract pays based on where 3m LIBOR is on Dec 16, 2019. 2/
When expectations of 3m LIBOR fall, ED prices rise and vice versa. So the price of an ED is like a bond in that respect. 3/
Read 14 tweets
Today we release our annual @wiiw_news Autumn #Forecast Report, with macroeconomic projections for #CESEE out to 2020. Below, a thread on the highlights 1/13
#Growth still looks quite good for most, notable upgrades this time for #Poland, #Serbia, #Hungary. But downgrades for several #EU members, plus #Turkey, #Macedonia and #Belarus. 2/13
Over the #forecast period we expect best growth performance in #EUCEE and #WesternBalkans, although both will slow by 2020. Outlook for #CIS & #Ukraine weaker. 3/13
Read 14 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!


This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!