ECB tapering priced in? – BNP Paribas

The ECB decision on Thursday is a highlight next week BNP Paribas FX Strategy Research discusses the EUR outlook going into next week’s ECB meeting The ECB takes center stage next week with its scheduled meeting on Thursday when it is widely expected to announce plans for asset purchases beyond December. Copyright 2015

PBOC’s Zhou says he will retire “soon”

PBOC governor Zhou’s response to questioning 19 Oct Reuters reporting comments after an earlier story from them in which they had been told by sources that Zhou would likely retire around the time of the annual session of parliament next March. Copyright 2015

Ex-RBA Stevens says Global markets complacent over inflation risks

Previous governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia Glenn Stevens in the Australian press today (article came out overnight) – An unexpected pick-up in inflation measures could see “markets flip from their current scepticism” that central banks couldn’t hit their targets “to worries about them being exceeded” Article is here for more (may be gated):…

No word on when Trump will meet Yellen today

Yellen will be Trump’s last interview for the Fed chair Given how he pretty much does whatever the last person he talked to says, I’m assuming she will be reappointed. The problem is that I’m not sure I can handle another four years of her blandness and Brooklyn accent. Copyright 2015