Thu, Nov 02, 2023
Powell said the better course of action for now, given the uncertainties, was to maintain the Fed's benchmark overnight interest rate in the current 5.25 per cent-5.50 per cent range, and see how job and price data evolve between now and the next policy meeting in December.
Wed, Nov 01, 2023
With financial markets expecting the U.S. central bank to keep interest rates on hold at the end of a two-day policy meeting on Wednesday, policymakers now have to judge whether the economy's stronger-than-anticipated performance is a last gasp of the consumer splurge that began during the COVID-19 pandemic, or evidence that monetary policy still isn't strict enough to fully return inflation to the Fed's 2% target.
Sun, Oct 29, 2023
The trading activity of foreign investors and the movement of global oil benchmark Brent crude will also be tracked.
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
In pre-market opening, the 31-scrip index was trading lower at 32,406-level and that of 51-scrip index was below 10,140-mark.
"Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year," said the Fed in a statement
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan turned slightly higher after dipping into negative territory.
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Some details of Trump's tax plans may also emerge this week, while elections in Germany and New Zealand will add extra political uncertainty to the mix.
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
On Wall Street on Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 marked modest gains, though the Nasdaq Composite edged down slightly
Sun, Jul 23, 2017
The latest inflow follows net infusion of Rs 1.6 lakh crore in the previous five months (February-June) on several factors. In January, they had pulled out over Rs 3,496 crore.
Thu, Jul 06, 2017
Gold edged back towards the previous day`s two-month low on Thursday, but remained hemmed into its recent narrow range after minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve`s latest monetary policy meeting showed no consensus on the likely pace of interest rate hikes.
Wed, Jul 05, 2017
Stock markets rode out the latest rise in tensions around North Korea on Wednesday, with the main markets in Europe, Asia and the United States all inching higher as attention moved to minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve`s last meeting.
Fri, Jun 16, 2017
US Federal Reserve has hiked its domestic rate for the third time in December posing threat to inflows from FPIs in India and thus opening case for depreciation bias in Indian rupee against dollar.
India's key equity indices-Sensex and Nifty-have opened marginally higher in early trade on Friday on back of healthy buying in automobile, FMCG and oil and gas stocks.
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rates for the third time since December.
The key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher after the US Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate.
The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 31,155.91 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 31,222.89 points.
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday for the second time in three months, citing continued U.S. economic growth and job market strength, and announced it would begin cutting its holdings of bonds and other securities this year.
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
A rate hike accompanied by a message suggesting that the Fed may raise rates more than expected in 2017 would support the dollar but be negative for equity markets.
Fri, Jun 02, 2017
Data from the BOJ showed its total assets rose to 500.8 trillion yen at the end of May, compared to 425.7 trillion yen a year earlier. It was 164.8 trillion yen when Governor Haruhiko Kuroda took the helm in March 2013.
Thu, Jun 01, 2017
Gold held steady on Thursday after hitting a five-week high in the previous session on geopolitical tensions, but expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates next month weighed on prices.
Mon, May 29, 2017
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams has said that the US Federal Reserve needs to keep raising the country's interest rates gradually as the American economy has full employment and inflation is expected to reach the Fed`s 2% goal by next year.
Sat, May 27, 2017
The US economy has slowed less than expected in the first quarter (Q1) and the softening business investment and moderate consumer spending are clouding expectations of a sharp acceleration in the second quarter (Q2).
Thu, May 25, 2017
MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan advanced 0.3 percent, with South Korea leading with a 0.4 percent rise.
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