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  • Emerging market investors focus firmly on central bank decisions Mar 17, 2021 11:57 AM IST

    Emerging market investors focus firmly on central bank decisions

    Any sign that the Fed could even consider bringing forward plans to raise interest rates could make life harder for emerging markets

  • With balance sheet in background, markets focus on Fed's rate decision Oct 30, 2019 10:50 AM IST

    With balance sheet in background, markets focus on Fed's rate decision

    That would be a stark contrast from a year ago, when Fed Chair Jerome Powell's comments that the balance sheet reduction was on "autopilot" gave investors the impression the central bank was on a strict course of tightening monetary policy, with no flexibility to tackle concerns about market liquidity or slowing global growth.

  • 'Muted' inflation gives room for wages to rise: Fed's Jerome Powell Mar 01, 2019 07:56 AM IST

    'Muted' inflation gives room for wages to rise: Fed's Jerome Powell

    "Signs of upward pressure on inflation appear muted despite the strong labour market," with unemployment at 4 percent and wage increases picking up of late, Powell said in remarks prepared for delivery at the Citizens Budget Commission in New York.

  • Indian rupee still trading up by 10 paise at 64.92 Vs USD Oct 24, 2017 11:05 AM IST

    Indian rupee still trading up by 10 paise at 64.92 Vs USD

    The rupee opened higher by 4 paise at 64.98 per dollar as against yesterday's closing level of 65.02 per dollar at the Interbank Forex Market (FOREX).

  • Donald Trump sours on Cohn for Fed chair, looks at several candidates: Sources Sep 07, 2017 07:45 AM IST

    Donald Trump sours on Cohn for Fed chair, looks at several candidates: Sources

    Two sources said Trump remained upset with Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs president, for criticizing his response to the violence sparked by a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last month.

  • Fed's John Williams sees Fed 'half way' on rate-hike path: Report Aug 17, 2017 09:35 AM IST

    Fed's John Williams sees Fed 'half way' on rate-hike path: Report

    The Fed has raised key overnight borrowing costs four times since December 2015, while unemployment touched a 16-year low in July at 4.3 percent and Wall Street recently posted all-time highs on upbeat company earnings.

  • China's debt spectre could haunt Fed's policy meetings Jul 24, 2017 09:25 AM IST

    China's debt spectre could haunt Fed's policy meetings

    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.

  • Fed ties rate hike to economic rebound, sees balance sheet cuts in 2017 May 25, 2017 09:29 AM IST

    Fed ties rate hike to economic rebound, sees balance sheet cuts in 2017

    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.

  • Considerable uncertainty over Trump fiscal stimulus plans: Fed Apr 06, 2017 07:26 AM IST

    Considerable uncertainty over Trump fiscal stimulus plans: Fed

    Members of the US central bank also pointed to looming elections in Europe -- where a wave of populism has called prevailing trade policy into doubt -- as posing near and longer-term economic dangers.

  • Fed's Jeffrey Lacker leaves US central bank over leak of market-sensitive news Apr 05, 2017 07:25 AM IST

    Fed's Jeffrey Lacker leaves US central bank over leak of market-sensitive news

    The 2012 leak had triggered a criminal investigation after research firm Medley Global Advisors told its clients the details of a key Fed meeting a day before the Fed released its own record of the discussion.

  • Rupee pares initial losses, still down by 2 paise vs USD Mar 21, 2017 11:36 AM IST

    Rupee pares initial losses, still down by 2 paise vs USD

    The Indian rupee resumed lower by 4 paise at 65.40 per dollar as against Monday's closing level of 65.36 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) Market here today.

  • China FX regulator says strengthening supervision of forex mkt Feb 27, 2017 10:45 AM IST

    China FX regulator says strengthening supervision of forex mkt

    Chinese authorities have taken a raft of steps in recent months to curb capital flight from the country to support the weakening yuan currency, while trying to attract more foreign investment.

  • Fed's Harker says Mar 'should be considered' for next rate hike Feb 07, 2017 07:52 AM IST

    Fed's Harker says Mar 'should be considered' for next rate hike

    The Fed raised rates for only the second time since the financial crisis in December, and most Fed policymakers agree with Harker that three more rate hikes this year would be appropriate. Wall Street banks and interest-rate futures traders are betting the Fed will only lift borrowing costs twice this year, starting in June.

  • RBI has room to cut rates by 25 bps this time: Economists Feb 06, 2017 02:44 PM IST

    RBI has room to cut rates by 25 bps this time: Economists

    With the impact of demonetisation still being felt inflation under control, the six-member Monetary Policy Committee will likely recommend a reduction of 25 basis points in key policy rate, feel economists.

  • Fed's Yellen says makes sense to gradually raise interest rates Jan 19, 2017 08:39 AM IST

    Fed's Yellen says makes sense to gradually raise interest rates

    "Waiting too long to begin moving toward the neutral rate could risk a nasty surprise down the road - either too much inflation, financial instability, or both," Yellen told the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco.

  • Brainard joins Fed chorus warning about fiscal stimulus risks Jan 18, 2017 09:13 AM IST

    Brainard joins Fed chorus warning about fiscal stimulus risks

    "If fiscal policy changes lead to a more rapid elimination of slack, policy adjustment would, all else being equal, likely be more rapid," Fed Governor Lael Brainard said at an event hosted by the Brookings Institution.

  • Fed's Rosengren calls for gradual, but faster rate hikes Jan 09, 2017 07:46 PM IST

    Fed's Rosengren calls for gradual, but faster rate hikes

    Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren on Monday called for the U.S. central bank to step up its pace of interest-rate increases from the once-a-year pattern it has pursued since 2015, warning of inflation risks if it does not.

  • US jobless claims fall for second straight week Dec 15, 2016 08:26 PM IST

    US jobless claims fall for second straight week

    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week as the labor market continued to tighten.

  • China's yuan opens at weakest vs dollar since June 2008 Dec 15, 2016 07:44 AM IST

    China's yuan opens at weakest vs dollar since June 2008

    In a closely watched decision on late Wednesday, the US central bank raised the target federal funds rate by 25 basis points to between 0.50 percent and 0.75 percent.

  • Fed chief Yellen's news conference after FOMC meeting Dec 15, 2016 01:55 AM IST

    Fed chief Yellen's news conference after FOMC meeting

    The following are highlights of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's press conference on Wednesday following the end of a two-day meeting of the US central bank's policy-setting committee.

  • Hawkish Fed a potential speed bump for stock bulls Dec 10, 2016 08:25 AM IST

    Hawkish Fed a potential speed bump for stock bulls

    The US central bank should announce new economic forecasts next week, along with a rate hike. If inflation is expected to pick up quickly, the Fed may need to raise rates faster than investors expect, and that could be a negative for US stock

  • Yellen says Fed could raise interest rates 'relatively soon' Nov 17, 2016 06:55 PM IST

    Yellen says Fed could raise interest rates 'relatively soon'

    Yellen said Fed policymakers at their meeting earlier in November judged that the case for a rate hike had strengthened.

  • Fed needs to assess how policies could change under Trump:Harker Nov 17, 2016 07:57 AM IST

    Fed needs to assess how policies could change under Trump:Harker

    The Federal Reserve must take into account potential policy changes made by the incoming Trump administration which could affect the US central bank, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Wednesday.

  • Fed is nerdy, geeky, and politically neutral: Policymaker Nov 10, 2016 11:44 AM IST

    Fed is nerdy, geeky, and politically neutral: Policymaker

    "Having that independence is very important," Williams said, adding that criticism of the Fed is part of democracy and is to be expected. "We are focused on the economy, focused on achieving our goals; it is not a partisan activity."

  • European stocks up with sentiment boosted by stronger oil prices Oct 18, 2016 02:32 PM IST

    European stocks up with sentiment boosted by stronger oil prices

    Investor caution continues to mount as election day approaches in the US This as comments from Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on Monday suggested the US central bank was "very close" to meeting its employment and inflation goals, sending US stocks lower into Monday's session close.

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