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  • Eco Week | US jobs at cruising speed may keep up pressure on Fed Oct 02, 2022 06:26 AM IST

    Eco Week | US jobs at cruising speed may keep up pressure on Fed

    While the advance in employment would be the smallest since the end of 2020, it would still exceed the average gain of the five years that preceded the pandemic

  • Indianomics | A 50-bps hike likely from RBI, thanks to Fed Sep 26, 2022 07:43 AM IST

    Indianomics | A 50-bps hike likely from RBI, thanks to Fed

    The RBI has always averred that it sets rates purely based on domestic factors and is not influenced by external factors. I would argue that the Fed’s new dot plot is also an input into India’s inflation targeting MPC

  • How hard is RBI trying to defend rupee? Sep 23, 2022 09:19 PM IST

    How hard is RBI trying to defend rupee?

  • Fed splits the difference on labor market pain Sep 22, 2022 07:16 AM IST

    Fed splits the difference on labor market pain

    On a day when it raised interest rates by 0.75 percentage point to a range of 3% to 3.25%, the Fed also released economic projections showing that its median forecast for unemployment is 4.4% by the end of 2023, up from the current 3.7%, meaning more than a million fewer jobs as a result of its campaign.

  • US bank CEOs back Fed hikes during congressional grilling on economy, China ties Sep 22, 2022 06:52 AM IST

    US bank CEOs back Fed hikes during congressional grilling on economy, China ties

    The line-up before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee included CEOs of the four largest U.S. banks: JPMorgan Chase & Co's Jamie Dimon, Wells Fargo's Charles Scharf, Bank of America's Brian Moynihan and Citigroup's Jane Fraser.

  • Dollar towering, stocks cowering as Fed hikes higher Sep 22, 2022 06:25 AM IST

    Dollar towering, stocks cowering as Fed hikes higher

    The euro sank to a 20-year low of $0.9810 after Russia ordered the mobilisation of reserve troops in an escalation of the war in Ukraine.

  • Wall Street slumps as investors absorb hawkish Fed rate message Sep 22, 2022 06:15 AM IST

    Wall Street slumps as investors absorb hawkish Fed rate message

    All three benchmarks finished more than 1.7% down, with the Dow (.DJI) posting its lowest close since June 17, with the Nasdaq (.IXIC) and S&P 500 (.SPX), respectively, at their lowest point since July 1, and June 30.

  • Fed set for big rate hike as waters get choppy for world's central banks Sep 21, 2022 07:14 PM IST

    Fed set for big rate hike as waters get choppy for world's central banks

    The policy decision, due to be announced at 2 p.m. EDT, will mark the latest move in a synchronized policy shift by global central banks that is testing the resilience of the world's economy and the ability of countries to manage exchange rate shocks as the value of the dollar soars.

  • Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening Sep 21, 2022 06:56 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening

    Our specially curated package of the most interesting articles to help you stay at the top of your game

  • US Fed set to raise interest rates as recession fears mount Sep 21, 2022 11:19 AM IST

    US Fed set to raise interest rates as recession fears mount

    Soaring prices that are putting the squeeze on American families and businesses have already become a political liability for President Joe Biden, as he faces midterm congressional elections in early November.

  • Asia shares track late Wall Street rebound with focus firmly on Fed Sep 20, 2022 07:52 AM IST

    Asia shares track late Wall Street rebound with focus firmly on Fed

    Even more so than the Ukraine war or corporate earnings, the actions of the U.S. central bank are driving market sentiment as traders try to position themselves for a rising interest rate environment.

  • 10-year yields highest since 2011 before expected Fed rate hike Sep 20, 2022 06:28 AM IST

    10-year yields highest since 2011 before expected Fed rate hike

    Data last week showed higher-than-expected consumer prices in August, dashing hopes that the worst of rising price pressures may be in the past.

  • Wall Street opens lower ahead of expected interest rate hike Sep 19, 2022 07:27 PM IST

    Wall Street opens lower ahead of expected interest rate hike

    Wall Street pointed lower ahead of the opening bell Monday ahead of another expected large interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Bitcoin, Ether extend crypto selloff as big Fed rate hike looms Sep 19, 2022 08:13 AM IST

    Bitcoin, Ether extend crypto selloff as big Fed rate hike looms

    Ether fell as much as 5.6 percent to a two-month low and was trading around $1,302 as of 10:35 am in Singapore, while Bitcoin shed about 5 percent to recede below $19,000

  • Decadal low forward dollar premiums could be slow to rise back Sep 16, 2022 05:42 PM IST

    Decadal low forward dollar premiums could be slow to rise back

    Expectations that the RBI won’t need to match up the intensity of the US Fed in rate hikes have strengthened the view that the interest rate differential is set to narrow further in the coming months. A narrowing interest rate differential reduces the benefit of buying dollars in the future.

  • US stocks slip while yields rise, Fed in focus Sep 16, 2022 06:16 AM IST

    US stocks slip while yields rise, Fed in focus

    Oil futures tumbled more than 3% on demand concerns and after a tentative agreement that would avert a U.S. rail strike, as well as continued U.S. dollar strength with expectations for a large U.S. rate increase.

  • Wall Street staggers to higher close as Fed rate hike looms Sep 15, 2022 06:28 AM IST

    Wall Street staggers to higher close as Fed rate hike looms

    All three indexes wavered throughout the day, but ultimately ended in positive territory. They all failed to meaningfully recover ground lost in Tuesday's carnage, which wrought their largest percentage plunges in more than two years.

  • ‘They should do 100’: Wall Street debates the Fed’s next rate move Sep 14, 2022 06:55 AM IST

    ‘They should do 100’: Wall Street debates the Fed’s next rate move

    The odds for a 100 basis point rate hike jumped more than 20% after the consumer price index showed an increase from July. With hopes of a “Fed pivot” firmly dashed, the S&P 500 Index tumbled as much as 3.2%.

  • Inflation surprise puts onus on Fed to hit brakes even harder Sep 14, 2022 06:53 AM IST

    Inflation surprise puts onus on Fed to hit brakes even harder

    What started as a pandemic-driven supply shock has morphed into widespread inflation rooted just as much in resilient demand, underscored by unexpectedly high numbers that dashed hopes price gains were ebbing.

  • Wall Street tumbles to biggest loss in two years following CPI data Sep 14, 2022 06:25 AM IST

    Wall Street tumbles to biggest loss in two years following CPI data

    All three major U.S. stock indexes veered sharply lower, snapping four-day winning streaks and notching their biggest one-day percentage drops since June 2020 during the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • US annual inflation slows slightly to 8.3% in August Sep 13, 2022 06:42 PM IST

    US annual inflation slows slightly to 8.3% in August

    The United States' annual consumer price inflation slowed slightly in August to 8.3 percent from 8.5 percent in July, the Labor Department said

  • Fed must keep raising rates into next year to fight inflation: official Sep 09, 2022 09:59 PM IST

    Fed must keep raising rates into next year to fight inflation: official

    Fed Governor Christopher Waller cautioned that lowering inflation will take time, and he supports another "significant increase" in the benchmark lending rate at the September 20-21 policy meeting.

  • Nomura sees bigger Fed rate hikes in September, November Sep 09, 2022 09:18 AM IST

    Nomura sees bigger Fed rate hikes in September, November

    The Fed is seen to raise the benchmark rate by 75 basis points this month and a half-point at the November meeting, according to a report released Friday by economists led by Aichi Amemiya. That’s an increase of 25 basis points for each of their previous forecasts for those decisions.

  • Higher rates won't likely cause deep US recession: Jerome Powell Sep 08, 2022 08:21 PM IST

    Higher rates won't likely cause deep US recession: Jerome Powell

    The last time the Federal Reserve faced inflation as high as it is now, in the early 1980s, it jacked up interest rates to double-digit levels — and in the process caused a deep recession and sharply higher unemployment.

  • Wall Street reaches four-week highs as bond yields drop Sep 08, 2022 06:24 AM IST

    Wall Street reaches four-week highs as bond yields drop

    The 10-year Treasury yield slipped from three-month highs hit earlier in the session, boosting shares of rate-sensitive stocks such as Tesla Inc, Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc

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