FOMC, December 16, 2020, Press Release - What Has Changed?

Summary Economic activity and employment continued to recover but remain well below their levels at the beginning of the year. (No Change) Weaker demand and earlier decline in oil prices have been...


FOMC, November 5, 2020, Press Release - What Has Changed?

Summary Economic activity and employment have picked up but remain well below their levels at the beginning of the year. (No Change) Weaker demand and significantly lower oil prices are holding down...


FOMC, October 29, 2020, Press Release - What Has Changed?

Summary In the current environment of risks clearly tilted to the downside, the Governing Council will carefully assess the incoming information, including the dynamics of the pandemic, prospects for...


FOMC, September 16, 2020, Press Release - What Has Changed?

Summary Economic activity and employment have picked up but remain well below their levels at the beginning of the year. (No Change) Weaker demand and significantly lower oil prices are holding down...


ECB Press Release September 10, 2020 - What Has Changed?

No Change The interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at 0.00%, 0.25% and -0.50%...


FOMC, July 29, 2020, Press Release - What Has Changed?

Summary Economic activity and employment have picked up somewhat but remain well below their levels at the beginning of the year. (Change) Weaker demand and significantly lower oil prices are...


ECB Press Release July 16, 2020 - What Has Changed?

Summary The interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at 0.00%, 0.25% and -0.50%...


FOMC, June 10, 2020, Press Release - What Has Changed?

Summary The coronavirus outbreak is causing tremendous human and economic hardship (No Change) The virus and the measures taken to protect public health have induced sharp declines in economic...


ECB Press Release June 4, 2020 - What Has Changed?

The pandemic emergency purchase programme (PEPP) will be increased by €600 billion, to a total of €1,350 billion. (new) The PEPP expansion will further ease the general monetary policy stance,...


ECB Press Conference April 30, 2020 - What Has Changed?

COVID-19 changed everything and ECB, under Madame Legarde, is using the same “whatever it takes” policy to stabilize the European financial markets and to make sure the financial system functions...