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  • Gold edges lower as firmer bond yields, recovery hopes weigh Apr 13, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    Gold edges lower as firmer bond yields, recovery hopes weigh

    Spot gold fell 0.3% to $1,728.15 per ounce at 0122 GMT. U.S. gold futures were down 0.2% at $1,729.10 per ounce.

  • S&P closes at record on tech boost as US Treasury yields retreat Apr 09, 2021 08:25 AM IST

    S&P closes at record on tech boost as US Treasury yields retreat

    Weekly initial jobless claims data showed a second straight rise, conflicting with the recent payrolls report, and buttressed the Federal Reserve’s dovish policy stance to keep interest rates lower for a substantial period.

  • Global Markets: Dollar, US Treasuries edge higher on strong US labour report Apr 02, 2021 09:50 PM IST

    Global Markets: Dollar, US Treasuries edge higher on strong US labour report

    Treasury yields have spiked on the economic outlook spurred by U.S. President Joe Biden's plans for $2.3 trillion in infrastructure spending and the accelerating rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.

  • Analysis: As bond selloff gets real, policymakers face fresh headache Feb 24, 2021 08:31 PM IST

    Analysis: As bond selloff gets real, policymakers face fresh headache

    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.

  • Analysis: US bill rates risk going negative, but stimulus could change the course Feb 23, 2021 04:47 PM IST

    Analysis: US bill rates risk going negative, but stimulus could change the course

    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.

  • Gold prices off 2-1/2-month low as US Treasury yields pull back Feb 18, 2021 09:55 AM IST

    Gold prices off 2-1/2-month low as US Treasury yields pull back

    Spot gold was up 0.4% at $1,782.64 per ounce by 0336 GMT, having dropped to its lowest since Nov. 30 at $1,768.60 on Wednesday. U.S. gold futures gained 0.6% to $1,783.10.

  • America’s dangerous reliance on the Fed Jan 04, 2021 10:51 AM IST

    America’s dangerous reliance on the Fed

    Easy money and fiscal gridlock in Washington lead to populism

  • G7 finance officials back need to regulate digital currencies: US Treasury Dec 07, 2020 10:48 PM IST

    G7 finance officials back need to regulate digital currencies: US Treasury

    German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz issued a sharply worded statement after the meeting, underscoring his concerns about authorizing the launch of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency - newly renamed Diem - in Germany and Europe.

  • Policy | It’s time India shed its subsistence mentality in global trade Jun 11, 2019 09:17 AM IST

    Policy | It’s time India shed its subsistence mentality in global trade

    While US President Donald Trump has launched his retaliatory action against India citing denial of ‘equitable and reasonable’ access to its markets, he is not talking about the access already enjoyed by the US companies.

  • Sensex below 34K: 5 factors which are causing the bloodbath on D-Street Oct 11, 2018 09:58 AM IST

    Sensex below 34K: 5 factors which are causing the bloodbath on D-Street

    Tracking the sentiment, the Indian rupee touched a fresh record low of 74.46 per dollar.

  • US shouldn't label India a currency manipulator 'even if it's thinking of it,' says former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan Nov 02, 2017 12:20 PM IST

    US shouldn't label India a currency manipulator 'even if it's thinking of it,' says former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

    The comments from Rajan, currently a professor at University of Chicago Booth School of Business, came after the U.S. Treasury said it would be "closely monitoring" India's foreign exchangeand macroeconomic policies in its latest report on its trading partners' exchange rate policies.

  • IMF, US Treasury chiefs visit Gulf amid oil price slowdown Oct 27, 2016 03:26 PM IST

    IMF, US Treasury chiefs visit Gulf amid oil price slowdown

    Both IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew traveled to Saudi Arabia to speak to the kingdom's rulers, as well as other officials of a regional bloc called the Gulf Cooperation Council.

  • Allergan CEO: Merger with Pfizer was targeted by US government Apr 06, 2016 08:22 PM IST

    Allergan CEO: Merger with Pfizer was targeted by US government

    "It really looked like they did a very fine job of constructing a rule here — a temporary rule — to stop this deal, and obviously it was successful," Brent Saunders, CEO of Allergan told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."

  • ICICI Bank hits overseas debt market with $500 million issue Mar 14, 2016 09:00 PM IST

    ICICI Bank hits overseas debt market with $500 million issue

    The bond sale is part of the bank's USD 7.5-billion global medium term note programme and is the first from a private sector domestic financial institution this year.

  • Boeing gets US licence to talk deals with Iranian airlines Feb 20, 2016 12:53 PM IST

    Boeing gets US licence to talk deals with Iranian airlines

    Boeing's licence, received on Thursday, marked a step toward catching up with European rival Airbus, which last month agreed to sell Iran 118 planes worth about USD27 billion at list prices.

  • The oil panic that wasn't? Jan 23, 2016 12:36 PM IST

    The oil panic that wasn't?

    The sharp downward move Wednesday, which at one point dragged the Dow Jones Industrial Average lower by more than 550 points, has been called by at least one market strategist a "mirage." Oil industry sources agreed the activity was somewhat unusual

  • Further yuan appreciation key to balance China's economy:US Oct 20, 2015 09:51 AM IST

    Further yuan appreciation key to balance China's economy:US

    In the Treasury's semi-annual report on economic and currency policies of major trade partners, the United States also said that the yuan, officially known as the renminbi, remains below its "appropriate medium-term valuation."

  • Indian IT cos not taking away jobs from US: Sitharaman Sep 21, 2015 09:19 PM IST

    Indian IT cos not taking away jobs from US: Sitharaman

    It is important to put on record that Wipro has spent USD 8 million to train teachers in the US in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, she said.

  • JPMorgan CEO says Washington gridlock slowed US economy Sep 19, 2015 02:26 PM IST

    JPMorgan CEO says Washington gridlock slowed US economy

    Dimon said the economy would have grown faster without the Washington gridlock, but said he did not blame the government as it is elected by the people.

  • Govt to soon clear $700 m oil dues to Iran as first tranche Sep 14, 2015 01:44 PM IST

    Govt to soon clear $700 m oil dues to Iran as first tranche

    The payments are being made after the July nuclear deal that Tehran has struck with western powers, allowing for suspension and eventual termination of sanctions.

  • China to fast-track reforms, refrain from devaluation: US Sep 05, 2015 12:48 PM IST

    China to fast-track reforms, refrain from devaluation: US

    In a meeting with Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei here at the G20, US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said he was closely monitoring China's recent economic policy actions, including the shift in its exchange rate regime.

  • Japan finmin says yen rises 'rough,' undesirable for eco Aug 25, 2015 08:58 AM IST

    Japan finmin says yen rises 'rough,' undesirable for eco

    Aso said that while there was no immediate plan for G20 and G7 nations to take coordinated action against the current markets turmoil, global financial authorities were in frequent contact with each other on market developments.

  • China bounce snaps five-day equity sell-off Jul 10, 2015 07:31 AM IST

    China bounce snaps five-day equity sell-off

    Shares on Wall Street initially rebounded about 1 percent, having been dragged into the red for the year on Wednesday by the China crash, cliff-hanger talks on Greece and a benign yet unsettling glitch on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Greece crisis unlikely to have major impact on US: Obama Jul 01, 2015 09:43 AM IST

    Greece crisis unlikely to have major impact on US: Obama

    The US Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew, has been talking to his counterparts in Europe and encouraging them to find a path towards a resolution.

  • FM discusses key bilateral issues with top US officials Jun 21, 2015 08:39 PM IST

    FM discusses key bilateral issues with top US officials

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met top US officials here and raised India's concerns over key bilateral issues, including totalisation agreement and the proposed Bilateral Investment Treaty.

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