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  • Banks clear Fed stress test; paving way to boost buybacks, dividends Jun 25, 2021 08:13 AM IST

    Banks clear Fed stress test; paving way to boost buybacks, dividends

    Analysts expect banks like JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs will be able to pay out more than $100 billion together over the next four quarters.

  • Fed will not raise rates on inflation fears alone: Jerome Powell Jun 23, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    Fed will not raise rates on inflation fears alone: Jerome Powell

    Recent price increases have pushed the consumer price index to a 13-year high, prompting Republicans on the committee to offer charts detailing spikes in consumer items like bacon and used cars to suggest price increases are getting out of hand.

  • Global Markets: Fed update weighs down Wall Street, adds fuel to the dollar Jun 19, 2021 07:28 AM IST

    Global Markets: Fed update weighs down Wall Street, adds fuel to the dollar

    After starting the week near record highs, U.S. stocks have steadily dropped since Fed officials projected Wednesday that interest rates may rise sooner than previously expected.

  • Dollar jumps after Fed pulls interest rate hikes into 2023 Jun 17, 2021 07:45 AM IST

    Dollar jumps after Fed pulls interest rate hikes into 2023

    The US dollar rose to its highest level in almost two months after the Federal Reserve put out projections for the first post-pandemic interest rate hikes into 2023

  • Bonds stung, dollar cheered by sudden hawkish turn at Fed Jun 17, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    Bonds stung, dollar cheered by sudden hawkish turn at Fed

    The dollar boasted its strongest single day gain in 15 months as 10-year US Treasury yields jumped by the most since early March.

  • Fed signals higher rates in 2023, bond-buying taper talks as virus fades Jun 17, 2021 07:35 AM IST

    Fed signals higher rates in 2023, bond-buying taper talks as virus fades

    Seven of the US Fed officials see rates moving higher next year, opening the possibility of even more aggressive action.

  • Fed expected to signal start of monetary policy shift debate Jun 16, 2021 10:46 AM IST

    Fed expected to signal start of monetary policy shift debate

    With U.S. inflation rising faster than expected and the economy forecast to grow at its quickest pace in decades this year, some policymakers have begun questioning whether the Fed should continue to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate near zero and leave unchanged a massive bond-buying program put in place to stem the economic fallout from the pandemic.

  • Asia on tenterhooks for Fed, oil keeps climbing Jun 16, 2021 07:59 AM IST

    Asia on tenterhooks for Fed, oil keeps climbing

    A looming data dump on Chinese retail sales and industrial production offered another reason for caution, with some modest slowdown in annual growth expected.

  • Wall Street retrenches and awaits Fed while oil surges Jun 16, 2021 07:25 AM IST

    Wall Street retrenches and awaits Fed while oil surges

    Wall Street took a step back on Tuesday, with all three major indices dropping after two posted record highs on Monday. U.S. Treasuries held steady, as did the U.S. dollar, with little activity ahead of the Fed policy statement.

  • Gold prices at 1-1/2-week low on dollar strength as Fed meeting looms Jun 14, 2021 09:18 AM IST

    Gold prices at 1-1/2-week low on dollar strength as Fed meeting looms

    Spot gold was down 0.6% at $1,864.58 per ounce, as of 0311 GMT, its lowest since June 4.

  • Stock markets to follow Fed interest rate decision, inflation data: Analysts Jun 13, 2021 10:31 AM IST

    Stock markets to follow Fed interest rate decision, inflation data: Analysts

    Market participants are also awaiting the US central bank's monetary policy meeting for its stance on continuing stimulus measures, they said.

  • Fed policymakers edge closer to opening debate around taper May 26, 2021 07:46 AM IST

    Fed policymakers edge closer to opening debate around taper

    This suggestion that talking about tapering could become appropriate is a shift from just a month ago when Chair Jerome Powell said it was "not yet" time to even contemplate having that conversation.

  • Gold hovers near 4-month high as dollar eases; Fed minutes in focus May 19, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    Gold hovers near 4-month high as dollar eases; Fed minutes in focus

    Spot gold was up 0.1% at $1,870 per ounce by 0044 GMT, after hitting its highest since Jan. 29 at $1,874.80 in the previous session.

  • Gold rises as Fed holds ground on rates, firm yields cap gains May 13, 2021 07:46 AM IST

    Gold rises as Fed holds ground on rates, firm yields cap gains

    Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,819.71 per ounce by 0116 GMT.

  • Fed keeps key rate near zero, sees inflation as 'transitory' Apr 29, 2021 07:25 AM IST

    Fed keeps key rate near zero, sees inflation as 'transitory'

    In a statement Wednesday, the Fed said the economy and job market have strengthened, and while inflation has risen, Fed policymakers ascribed the increase to temporary factors.

  • Asian shares wobble ahead of Fed outcome and earnings Apr 27, 2021 08:30 AM IST

    Asian shares wobble ahead of Fed outcome and earnings

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.14%. Australian stocks dropped 0.51%, but shares in China were little changed. Stocks in Tokyo edged 0.11% lower.

  • Fed policymakers see risk from infections, not inflation Apr 09, 2021 08:03 AM IST

    Fed policymakers see risk from infections, not inflation

    Speaking at a separate event, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said the Fed should not even discuss changes in monetary policy until it is clear the pandemic is over, tying future Fed discussions tightly to the success of the vaccination effort.

  • US economists see Fed hiking lending rate sooner than expected: Survey Mar 22, 2021 11:36 AM IST

    US economists see Fed hiking lending rate sooner than expected: Survey

    The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) reported 46 percent of participants surveyed see the central bank's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raising its lending rate in 2022, while 28 percent think they'll up it in 2023.

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