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.
- Sep 21, 2017 04:46 PM IST
The US Fed’s continued stance on the policy rate normalisation is apparently positive for the US dollar, particularly with respect to emerging market currencies.
- Sep 06, 2017 09:50 AM IST
Three Fed policymakers on Tuesday expressed doubts about further rate hikes, with one influential policymaker calling for a delay in raising U.S. interest rates until the Fed is confident inflation will rebound.
- Aug 17, 2017 08:44 AM IST
The divide appeared in minutes released from the Federal Open Market Committee's July meeting, when central bank policymakers voted to hold the target rate to a range of 1 percent to 1.25 percent. The summary portrays views that inflation ultimately will get to the Fed's 2 percent target but is clearly not there yet.
- Jul 27, 2017 10:11 AM IST
The Fed's statement followed a two-day policy meeting that ended on Wednesday where the central bank kept interest rates unchanged but expected to start winding down its massive holdings of bonds "relatively soon."
- Jul 24, 2017 09:25 AM IST
Two years ago, it was a collapse in Chinese stocks, a surprise yuan devaluation and shrinking foreign exchange reserves that roiled financial markets that delayed the Fed, but it did raise rates three months later and has tightened further since.
- Jun 16, 2017 07:40 AM IST
In remarks on Wednesday, Yellen called an emerging debate over raising global inflation targets "one of the most important questions facing monetary policy," as central bankers grapple with an economic rut in which low growth, low interest rates and weak price and wage increases reinforce each other.
- Jun 15, 2017 04:58 PM IST
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Bruno Verstraete, Partner of Lakefield Partners shared his readings and outlook on Fed's rate hike.
- Jun 15, 2017 11:46 AM IST
Traders now see March 2018 as the earliest meeting at which the U.S. central bank would next lift its target for overnight borrowing costs, giving it about a 52 percent chance, based on fed funds futures traded at CME Group. Before Yellen began speaking, they had seen June 2018 as the earliest meeting for a next rate hike.
- Jun 15, 2017 07:15 AM IST
In lifting its benchmark lending rate by a quarter percentage point to a target range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent and forecasting one more hike this year, the Fed seemed to largely brush off a recent run of mixed economic data.
- Jun 14, 2017 03:40 PM IST
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Hartmut Issel of UBS shared his readings and outlook on the Fed's rate decision.
- Jun 14, 2017 10:52 AM IST
While it may not sound like much on paper, the Federal Reserve's anticipated move Wednesday to hike its benchmark interest rate target up a quarter point will have ramifications.
- Jun 14, 2017 07:35 AM IST
Spot gold had risen 0.2 percent to $1,267.85 per ounce at 0106 GMT. It hit a session low of $1,259.16 on Tuesday, its weakest since June 2.
- Jun 13, 2017 08:59 AM IST
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Mixo Das of Nomura spoke about the latest happenings with regards to the Fed meet.
- Jun 12, 2017 03:06 PM IST
The People's Bank of China (PBOC) surprised markets in mid-March by raising short- and medium-term interbank rates hours after the Fed raised overnight borrowing costs.
- Jun 12, 2017 10:41 AM IST
With the Fed widely expected to raise interest rates at its two-day meeting that ends on Wednesday, the focus will be on any fresh hints on the pace of further tightening in the months to come and next year, and any further details on its plans for trimming its balance sheet.
- May 26, 2017 09:56 AM IST
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Arvind Sanger, Managing Partner of Geosphere Capital Management spoke about global equity markets and how they are shaping so far.
- May 25, 2017 10:19 AM IST
Wall Street cheered the Fed's gradual plan to trim its balance sheet. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Geoff Lewis, Global Strategist-Capital Markets Group, Manulife Asset Management shared his readings and outlook on Fed's plan.
- May 25, 2017 09:29 AM IST
Nearly all policymakers at the May 2-3 meeting also said they favoured beginning the wind-down of the U.S. central bank's massive holdings of Treasury debt and mortgage-backed securities this year.
- May 04, 2017 07:30 AM IST
The Fed's pause comes after it modestly raised its benchmark short-term rate in December and March. Most economists expect it to do so again when it next meets in mid-June.
- May 02, 2017 10:55 AM IST
The central bank is scheduled to release its policy decision at 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) on Wednesday at the conclusion of its two-day meeting. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is not due to hold a press conference.
- Apr 21, 2017 07:35 AM IST
The German bank failed to detect and halt its traders from using chat rooms to communicate with competitors, the Fed said in a statement.