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US Federal Reserve raises rates, sees faster pace of increases in 2017

US Federal Reserve raises rates, sees faster pace of increases in 2017

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter point on Wednesday and signalled a faster pace of increases in 2017 as the Trump administration takes over with promises to boost growth through tax cuts, spending and deregulation.

Fed holds rates steady, sets stage for December hike

Fed holds rates steady, sets stage for December hike

The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday in its last policy decision before the U.S. election, but signaled it could hike in December as the economy gathers momentum and inflation picks up.

Gold prices zoom to spikes to one- month high of Rs 30,950 per 10 grams

Gold prices zoom to spikes to one- month high of Rs 30,950 per 10 grams

Silver ready went past the Rs 44,000-mark by jumping Rs 900 to Rs 44,100 per kg on speculative buying, while silver weekly-based delivery rallied by Rs 1,015 to Rs 43,725 per kg.

US Fed to hold rates steady, put December hike firmly in view

US Fed to hold rates steady, put December hike firmly in view

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but set the stage for a hike in December amid signs the economy is picking up steam.

Gold hits 1-month high ahead of Federal Reserve meeting, US elections

Gold rose to a one-month high on Tuesday as the dollar retreated ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting this week, and as concerns over the outcome of the upcoming U.S. elections underpinned prices after last month`s fall. 

Fed keeps rates steady, signals one hike by end of year

Fed keeps rates steady, signals one hike by end of year

The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but strongly signalled it could still tighten monetary policy by the end of this year as the labour market improved further. 

US Fed looks unlikely to hike next week after Brainard warning

The Federal Reserve should avoid removing support for the U.S. economy too quickly, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Monday in comments that solidified the view the central bank would leave interest rates unchanged next week.

Global stocks downbeat amid worries over Fed rates

World stock markets largely retreated Wednesday amid concerns that the Federal Reserve could push up interest rates in the coming months despite weak global growth.

Sensex sinks 305 points on tighter P-Note norms, hawkish Fed

Sensex sinks 305 points on tighter P-Note norms, hawkish Fed

Among Sensex shares, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone emerged as the session's biggest loser by plunging 6.14 percent to Rs 171.85 after Moody's said it has revised the outlook on company to 'negative' from 'stable'.

Fed keeps key rate unchanged, noting slower US growth

Fed keeps key rate unchanged, noting slower US growth

The Federal Reserve kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged Wednesday citing slower growth in the US economy even as the labor market strengthens.

Fed debated April rate hike but caution reigned due to global fears: Minutes

Fed debated April rate hike but caution reigned due to global fears: Minutes

Federal Reserve policymakers debated last month whether an interest rate hike would be needed in April though a consensus emerged that risks from a global economic slowdown warranted a cautious approach.

US Fed holds rates steady as economy grows despite global risks

US Fed holds rates steady as economy grows despite global risks

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday, but indicated that moderate US economic growth and "strong job gains" would allow it to resume tightening monetary policy this year.

Consensus-based system' better for policy rates: Panagariya

Consensus-based system' better for policy rates: Panagariya

Backing the proposed monetary policy committee for deciding the key interest rates, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya Tuesday said "consensus-based system" works better.

 

Fed rate lift-off may keep rupee on edge: India Inc

Fed rate lift-off may keep rupee on edge: India Inc

India Inc Thursday said the rate hike by the US Federal Reserve will not have a significant impact on India even though it may put pressure on emerging market currencies, including the rupee.

US Fed readies first historic rate hike since 2006 amid calm markets

US Fed readies first historic rate hike since 2006 amid calm markets

Eight years after a devastating recession opened an era of loose US monetary policy, the Federal Reserve was set on Wednesday to raise rates for the first time since 2006, in a sign the world`s largest economy had overcome most of the wounds of the global financial crisis.

US Federal Reserve meets on historic rate rise

US Federal Reserve meets on historic rate rise

The Federal Reserve begins meeting Tuesday to weigh a landmark interest rate increase that will signal the end of more than seven years of crisis-era, easy-money monetary policy.

Janet Yellen says strong dollar makes Fed cautious

The stronger dollar and the divergence in monetary policies by major central banks has made the Federal Reserve "cautious" on raising interest rates, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday.

US Fed Chair Janet Yellen says 'looking forward' to day of rate hike

US Fed Chair Janet Yellen says 'looking forward' to day of rate hike

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday she was "looking forward" to a U.S. interest rate hike that will be seen as a testament to the economy's recovery from recession.

Janet Yellen still sees slack in US jobs market

Janet Yellen still sees slack in US jobs market

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that she still sees slack in the US jobs market but that continued moderate economic growth over the next few years should eliminate it.

India has potential to recharge Asian growth engine: US

India has potential to recharge Asian growth engine: US

India has "enormous potential" to recharge the Asian growth engine as the country remains unintegrated into global production sharing and is relatively at an early stage of its development trajectory, a top US-based economist has said.