U.S. Fed puts December rate hike firmly on the agenda | Reuters
Oct 29, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and in a direct reference to its next policy meeting put a December rate hike firmly in play.Investors had expected the Fed to remain pat on rates, but the overt reference...
Fed puts December firmly on the agenda for rate hike | Reuters
Oct 29, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and in a direct reference to its next meeting put a December rate hike firmly in play.Investors had expected the Fed to remain pat on rates, but the overt reference to Dec...
Asian shares extend October rally; dollar slips| Reuters
Oct 13, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
HONG KONG Asian shares rose on Monday, extending an October rally, as investors hunted for bargains in industrials and basic materials, fuelled by a rebound in commodities while the dollar struggled as hopes of a Fed rate rise this year faded. Europe...
Fed begins two-day meeting, result seen too close to call| Reuters
Sep 17, 2015 at 03:30 | Source:
WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve began a two-day policy meeting on Wednesday with economists evenly split on whether Thursday will see the first official U.S. interest rate rise since 2006.The decision by the U.S. central bank's Federal Open Market Com...
Operation to steady China stocks a success, but patient comatose| Reuters
Sep 09, 2015 at 03:15 | Source:
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Tough medicine for China's ailing stock markets has brought stability to prices, at least for now, but it has come at a cost; equities and futures are trading so thinly that they are in danger of flat lining.Intraday volumes on key...
China stocks jump on U.S. rally, yuan edges up| Reuters
Aug 28, 2015 at 04:45 | Source:
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's turbulent stock markets rose sharply on Thursday, helped by a strong rebound on Wall Street on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will respond to days of China-led volatility by delaying an expected interest rate ri...
China cuts rates, reserve ratio after stocks plummet again| Reuters
Aug 26, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
SHANGHAI/BEIJING China's central bank cut interest rates and lowered the amount of reserves banks must hold for the second time in two months on Tuesday, ratcheting up support for a stuttering economy and a plunging stock market that has sent shockwa...
Bloodbath in China on as stocks sink over 7% with rising panic selling
Aug 25, 2015 at 13:22 | Source:
China stocks slumped more than 7 percent on Tuesday to their lowest level since December, with panic selling intensifying after the flagship Shanghai Composite Index crashed through the key support level of 3,000 points.Investors stampeded out of sha...
China stocks give up year's gains as national team stays on bench| Reuters
Aug 25, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
SHANGHAI China stock markets slumped again on Monday, giving up all their gains for the year on a massive selloff that dragged down regional markets, with even some state media saying the government rescue attempt had now failed.Chinese markets were ...
Analysis - Get used to cheap oil, derivatives markets say | Reuters
Aug 20, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
LONDON Oil prices will stay low for years to come, derivatives markets say, keeping a lid on inflation and helping boost global growth.Oil has more than halved in value over the last year, thanks to huge oversupply, and many oil companies, particular...
Oil rises after UK North Sea oilfield outage| Reuters
Jul 17, 2015 at 01:30 | Source:
LONDON Oil prices rose on Thursday after a power outage closed the UK's largest oilfield, restricting flows to the North Sea's main oil stream that underpins the global benchmark Brent crude.Oil prices were also supported by data on Wednesday that sh...
China hunts for manipulators as stocks tumble| Reuters
Jul 04, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
SHANGHAI Chinese stocks tumbled again on Friday, taking the week's losses to more than 10 percent, as the securities regulator said it was investigating suspected market manipulation and announced a slew of measures aimed at heading off a full-blown ...
Preview - Fed eyes mixed bag of data as new rate regime nears| Reuters
Jun 18, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve is meeting with the possibility of an interest rate hike squarely on the table, but with a different issue center stage: Is the worst of 2015 over?After watching the U.S. economy contract in the first quarter, cent...
Fed seen raising rates in October as job market firms| Reuters
Jun 05, 2015 at 22:45 | Source:
REUTERS - After an unexpected surge in U.S. job gains in May, traders are now betting the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates as soon as October, and will make a second increase early next year.Traders see a 53-percent chance that the f...
Wall Street, dollar rise as June rate-hike prospects dim| Reuters
May 21, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
NEW YORK Wall Street and the dollar rose on Wednesday after minutes of a Federal Reserve policymakers meeting last month bolstered bets that the first U.S. interest-rate hike in more than a decade will not come until later in 2015 at the earliest.Acc...