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hawk

bird of prey in the subfamily Accipitridae. Includes genera of Accipiter (goshawk and European sparrowhawk). The unrelated American sparrowhawk (Falco sparverius) is a member of the falcon family.
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Adding to the hawkish stance was dissension from Thomas Hoenig.
The optimism regarding Kuroda's hawkish address suggests that any potential further easing will be delayed (if at all) for at least the next quarter.
The bank's relatively hawkish recent stance has frustrated some of Putin's allies who want looser monetary policy.
In an environment of slower economic growth and muted underlying inflation pressure, we expect the CBR to abandon its hawkish rhetoric and end the tightening mini-cycle.
What has set the cat among pigeons is the hawkish stance adopted by the Reserve Bank of India towards inflation.
Andrew Sentance, who for some time has maintained a hawkish stance on the need to start raising interest rates, is to step down from the MPC after this month's meeting.
A slew of recent hawkish comments by Fed officials have already boosted market expectations that the U.
The pound was boosted by a hawkish speech from Bank of England policymaker Andrew Sentance, who stepped up his case in favour of an interest rate hike.
stock market struggled the entire Wednesday session on weak economic data and then declined in earnest after hawkish comments from Thomas Hoenig, President of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank.
Summary: US Mideast envoy George Mitchell pressed the two-state solution on Thursday to Israeli officials, where hawkish new Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opposes a Palestinian state.
Netanyahu, head of the hawkish Likud party, whom President Shimon Peres asked on Friday to form a new ruling coalition, vowed to press on with efforts to persuade centrist leader Livni, Israel's foreign minister, to join him in a government.
Tuesday's Chinese media reports focused on Aso's upcoming domestic political battles rather than his hawkish image on the diplomatic front.