Sep 19, 2019 08:33 AM IST
- Aug 01, 2019 09:01 AM IST
In effect, the current rate decision is not a start of a series of policy rate cuts which normally accompany severe economic slowdown or a recession.
- Aug 01, 2019 07:15 AM IST
Fed Chairman Powell cited global weakness, simmering trade tensions and a desire to boost too-low inflation in explaining the central bank's decision to lower borrowing costs
- Jul 31, 2019 01:33 PM IST
- Apr 26, 2019 10:15 AM IST
Fedspeak has got a makeover and now means clear and transparent communications to guide financial markets
- Mar 29, 2019 07:50 AM IST
The Fed left its federal funds rate on hold last week as expected, but its "dot plot" projections shifted and now suggest no hikes in 2019 compared with two in December. A Reuters poll taken just two weeks ago predicted one hike this year.
- Mar 28, 2019 01:56 PM IST
An emerging market country like India will need to be prepared and carefully respond to the evolving global economic situation.
- Mar 25, 2019 07:29 AM IST
The rapid changes in the monetary policy stances of global central banks have led to the market repositioning
- Mar 20, 2019 09:16 AM IST
- Mar 15, 2019 09:04 AM IST
- Feb 08, 2019 02:54 PM IST
Series of stance changes from the global central banks and RBI, along with sudued commentary on inflation creates a timely monetary policy space for growth. We expect financial market conditions would also ease out as the event risks gets mitigated. However as we go closer to deadlines 1st March (Trade truce) and (29th March) Brexit and end game plays out – volatility will remain elevated.
- Feb 05, 2019 08:00 AM IST
The Fed last week left its target range for short-term interest rates unchanged at between 2.25 percent and 2.5 percent, and in what was widely viewed as a dovish shift said it would be "patient" in making any further adjustments to borrowing costs.
- Jan 07, 2019 09:06 AM IST
The rule for the US Fed now seems to be: don’t fight the markets
- Dec 19, 2018 06:25 PM IST
The last time America, the world's No.1 economy experienced such an episode was in the 1970s and early 1980s. Stagflation occurs when the economy suffers from high inflation and high unemployment.
- Dec 04, 2018 08:00 AM IST
Powell said in remarks at a Fed award ceremony that these challenges remain even though unemployment is near five-decade low and the financial system has been bolstered since the 2008 financial crisis.
- Oct 10, 2018 12:25 PM IST
The Fed's nearly three-year-old tightening cycle has in part prompted a global shift in capital away from emerging markets, leading this year to sharp and painful currency plunges in Turkey and Argentina, in particular.
- Jun 16, 2018 02:17 PM IST
The market traded in a narrow range amid domestic data announcements including inflation data for the month of May while global cues included ECB meet, Fed meet
- May 24, 2018 09:55 AM IST
Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,295.16 per ounce at 0359 GMT, after gaining nearly 0.2 percent in the previous session.
- Mar 21, 2018 03:06 PM IST
The U.S. central bank projected late last year that it would lift rates three times in 2018, but some investors believe the fiscal stimulus and recent hints of inflation pressures will push policymakers to add an additional increase to the mix.
- Feb 22, 2018 06:33 PM IST
The real interest rate differential is shifting in favour of the US market, making the latter a relatively-attractive destination for the portfolio flows.
- Dec 14, 2017 11:40 AM IST
Nearly all Fed officials are factoring in some stimulus from the package, expected to deliver deep cuts to the taxes companies pay and reductions to the taxes owing from some households. Fresh forecasts show policymakers expect growth next year of 2.5 percent, up from a view of 2.1 percent just a few months ago.
- Dec 14, 2017 09:58 AM IST
Economists were surprised by the move but said at just five basis points, the increases were small and more symbolic than substantive.
- Dec 04, 2017 05:55 PM IST
While re-rating of US equities in last one year partially reflects the execution of corporate reforms, significant improvement in US domestic companies' competitiveness, on account of fiscal incentive, is arguably underway.
- Nov 14, 2017 02:15 PM IST
One option is so-called price-level targeting, Evans said in remarks prepared for a European Central Bank conference in Frankfurt.
- Sep 26, 2017 09:02 AM IST
Developing Asia is expected to grow by 5.9 and 5.8 percent in 2017 and 2018, respectively, the Manila-based lender said.