May 01, 2021 08:53 PM IST
Getting the timing right on interest rate policy is a tricky task that has bedeviled Fed chairs for decades.
- Apr 29, 2021 10:08 AM IST
We suggest buying in gold around 47000 with a stop loss of 46780 for the target of 47480 and in silver around 67500 with a stop loss of 67100 for the target of 68500, suggest experts.
- Apr 29, 2021 08:49 AM IST
Even though the next few months of payroll data are expected to be exceptionally good, the Fed will give due credence to the weak macroeconomic situation elsewhere in the world before hinting at a rate hike cycle
- Apr 14, 2021 01:45 PM IST
Biden’s team is convinced that there is little risk of inflation spiralling out of the Federal Reserve’s control
- Apr 08, 2021 12:15 PM IST
Spot gold was flat at $1,737.89 per ounce by 0407 GMT. US gold futures fell 0.1 percent to $1,739.20 per ounce.
- Apr 06, 2021 12:42 PM IST
How far the US central bank would go because of the sharp rise in borrowing costs? The guessing game is on
- Mar 22, 2021 10:57 PM IST
Powell also said the Fed is researching the potential for a central bank digital currency, though he added that the Fed is not yet near a decision about implementing one.
- Mar 19, 2021 11:54 AM IST
Central bank forecasts fastest growth since Reagan era this year but worries about pandemic scars
- Mar 17, 2021 10:15 PM IST
While the Fed has reiterated it will remain dovish till the labor market fully recovers, eurodollar futures, which track short-term rate expectations, have priced a 90% chance of a rate hike by December 2022, with three hikes seen in 2023.
- Mar 17, 2021 11:57 AM IST
Any sign that the Fed could even consider bringing forward plans to raise interest rates could make life harder for emerging markets
- Mar 16, 2021 11:17 AM IST
Investors should focus more on individual securities than market-wide trends
- Mar 15, 2021 10:36 PM IST
The stronger outlook has sent the yield on the 10-year Treasury note climbing as investors have dumped bonds, which are typically safe-haven investments during downturns.
- Feb 25, 2021 12:37 PM IST
In testimony to the US Congress, the Fed chief made it clear that the labour market remained far from healed and the pandemic has disproportionately hurt women and minorities
- Feb 24, 2021 08:31 PM IST
The selloff has even engulfed Europe, despite its lagging recovery and weak inflation, with Germany posting a 26 bps real 10-year yield increase last week -- the biggest in almost a year.
- Feb 24, 2021 11:58 AM IST
The Fed chair delivered a blunt message to lawmakers that the economic outlook remains wildly uncertain and that the central bank must continue its extraordinary efforts to support the economy
- Feb 23, 2021 04:47 PM IST
The Fed has relied on tweaks to IOER, which is what it pays banks for reserve balances, and to rates in its overnight reverse repurchase agreement (repo) facility in the past to keep the fed funds rate inside of its target band.
- Feb 18, 2021 08:12 PM IST
Global debt today stands at $281 trillion, according to the Institute of International Finance, versus $210 trillion in 2013. Companies and households too owe significantly more.
- Jan 07, 2021 05:33 PM IST
Even if the economic rebound is remarkable, officials have been clear that they are likely to remain patient in taking support away from the economy
- Jan 04, 2021 10:51 AM IST
Easy money and fiscal gridlock in Washington lead to populism
- Dec 24, 2020 05:28 PM IST
We crossed a lot of red lines that had not been crossed before, Powell said at an event in May
- Dec 22, 2020 11:55 AM IST
The borrowing binge has driven leverage — a ratio that measures debt compared with earnings — to an all-time peak for higher-rated, investment grade companies
- Dec 17, 2020 08:42 AM IST
Although news flow about vaccine approval and distribution is positive, the continuing pandemic and the fragility in the economy make the next 4-6 months quite crucial
- Dec 11, 2020 08:45 PM IST
Thirty-year yields are particularly sensitive to inflation expectations. They edged down even after data showing US inflation rose 0.2 percent last month.
- Dec 01, 2020 07:39 PM IST
The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 49 countries, was up 0.4% by 1323 GMT.
- Nov 30, 2020 08:45 PM IST
The programs, separate from credit programs the US Treasury recently ordered closed on Dec. 31, include the Commercial Paper Liquidity Facility, the Primary Dealer Credit Facility, the Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility, and the Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility.