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Janet Yellen says gradual hikes should continue, despite weak inflation

Janet Yellen says gradual hikes should continue, despite weak inflation

Yellen walked systematically through many of the main arguments in favor of a structural change in inflation, and largely discounted them.

Sep 26, 2017, 23:55 PM IST
Markets hold steady, gains fizzle out on F&O expiry

Markets hold steady, gains fizzle out on F&O expiry

Market benchmarks Sensex and Nifty on Thursday closed flat after touching new all-time highs intra-day, impacted by selling pressure in the wake of July derivatives expiry and a rush to take profit by investors.

Jul 27, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
Dow, S&P notch record closes on dimmed rate hike prospects

Dow, S&P notch record closes on dimmed rate hike prospects

The Dow and S&P 500 hit record highs on Friday after weak economic data dulled prospects of more interest rate hikes this year.

Jul 15, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
Global growth to boost US exports: Fed chair Yellen

Global growth to boost US exports: Fed chair Yellen

Projecting an upbeat economic prospect for America, federal reserve chair Janet Yellen has told US lawmakers that global growth is expected to boost the country's exports.

Jul 13, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Sensex, Nifty at record highs: Five factors which are driving the rally

Sensex, Nifty at record highs: Five factors which are driving the rally

Benchmark equity indices hit an all time high on Thursday fuelled by steep drop in retail inflation and dovish comments from the US Fed on Wednesday.

Jul 13, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
US Fed raises rates, unveils balance sheet cuts in sign of confidence

US Fed raises rates, unveils balance sheet cuts in sign of confidence

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday for the second time in three months and said it would begin cutting its holdings of bonds and other securities this year, signalling its confidence in a growing US economy and strengthening job market.

Jun 15, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
Gold moves below Rs 29K-level; slips by Rs 150 to Rs 28,950 per ten grams

Gold moves below Rs 29K-level; slips by Rs 150 to Rs 28,950 per ten grams

After yesterday's strong rally, gold prices slipped by Rs 150 to Rs 28,950 per ten grams, largely on its global weakness amid subdued demand from local jewellers.

Mar 17, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
Gold regains 29,000-mark, soars Rs 450 on global cues

Gold regains 29,000-mark, soars Rs 450 on global cues

Gold prices rose sharply by Rs 450 to regain the Rs 29,000-mark and trade at Rs 29,100 per 10 grams at the bullion market today, tracking a firm trend overseas amid fresh buying by local jewellers.

Mar 16, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
US Fed likely to hike interest rate on Wednesday

US Fed likely to hike interest rate on Wednesday

Market expectations of an interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve later on Wednesday have heightened sharply following strong employment data released last week.

Mar 15, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
Gold price falls to over two-month low of Rs 28,650 per 10 grams

Gold price falls to over two-month low of Rs 28,650 per 10 grams

Gold prices continued to feel the squeeze of growing bets for an interest rate hike by the US Fed as it slumped Rs 250 Wednesday to an over two-month low of Rs 28,650 per 10 grams.

Mar 15, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
Wall Street slips as Fed meets to decide on interest rates

Wall Street slips as Fed meets to decide on interest rates

US stocks slipped at the open on Tuesday as investors fixed their sights on the outcome of a meeting where the Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates for the first time this year. 

Mar 14, 2017, 19:36 PM IST
Gold price falls below key $1,200-level ahead of US jobs data

Gold price falls below key $1,200-level ahead of US jobs data

Gold fell below the key level of USD 1,200 an ounce on Friday and was on track for its worst week in four months, pressured by a stronger dollar ahead of the closely-watched US non-farm payrolls report due later in the day.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
Market post 4th weekly gain, up by 135 points

Market post 4th weekly gain, up by 135 points

Market posted fourth straight weekly rise, lifted by buying in select counters, as the benchmark Sensex closed near five month highs by gaining 134.50 points to close at 28,468.75, while the broader Nifty held above the key 8,800-level.

Feb 18, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Gold turns firm despite strong US data, Yellen rate hike hints

Gold turns firm despite strong US data, Yellen rate hike hints

Gold rose as the dollar came off its highs on Wednesday, shrugging off earlier pressure from stronger-than-forecast U.S. inflation and retail sales that added to expectations for near-term U.S. interest rate rises.

Feb 16, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Fed on course to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting: Jannet Yellen

Fed on course to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting: Jannet Yellen

The Federal Reserve will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday, although she flagged considerable uncertainty over economic policy under the Trump administration.

Feb 14, 2017, 20:47 PM IST
US job growth slows, but wages rebound strongly

US job growth slows, but wages rebound strongly

US employment increased less than expected in December but a rebound in wages pointed to sustained labor market momentum that sets up the economy for stronger growth and further interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve this year.

Jan 06, 2017, 21:07 PM IST
US Fed rate hikes 0.25% interest rate: Impact on Indian markets

US Fed rate hikes 0.25% interest rate: Impact on Indian markets

Indian stock markets ended lower on Wednesday on a cautionary note that US Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in it Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) — the policy-setting body of the Federal Reserve System meeting on Thursday.

Dec 15, 2016, 04:58 AM IST
US Fed raises rates, sees faster pace of increases in 2017

US Fed 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.

Dec 15, 2016, 00:51 AM IST
Gold calm  ahead of Fed meet outcome, silver weakens on muted demand

Gold calm ahead of Fed meet outcome, silver weakens on muted demand

Gold prices remained steady at Rs 28,450 per 10 grams Wednesday ahead of the outcome of the ongoing Federal Reserve meet which is expected to tighten its policy sooner than later.

Dec 14, 2016, 15:12 PM IST
 Fed rate hike widely expected, policy outlook hinges on Donald Trump presidency

Fed rate hike widely expected, policy outlook hinges on Donald Trump presidency

The two-day policy meeting of the Federal Reserve will conclude on Wednesday afternoon with an assurance of certain rate hike.

Dec 14, 2016, 12:12 PM IST