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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 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.

US dollar rises against major currencies

The US dollar increased against other major currencies as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank is close to raising interest rates recently.

Rate hike likely appropriate 'relatively soon': Janet Yellen

Rate hike likely appropriate 'relatively soon': Janet Yellen

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday an interest rate increase likely will be appropriate "relatively soon" as long as there is further evidence of progress in the economy.

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.

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.

Fed's Yellen says ''high-pressure'' policy may be only way back from crisis

The Federal Reserve may need to run a "high-pressure economy" to reverse damage from the crisis that depressed output, sidelined workers and risks becoming a permanent scar, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday in a broad review of where the recovery may still fall short.

Fed's dilemma: Hike or not!

Fed's dilemma: Hike or not!

With a potentially volatile US presidential election and two months of economic data still to come, the Fed policymakers are engrossed in a dilemma – whether to go for a rate hike or maintain status quo. As of now, they seem to be hovering anywhere in between in the confused territory.

Fed keeps rates steady: What's next?

Fed keeps rates steady: What's next?

Providing respite to the emerging markets once again, the US Federal Reserve maintained status quo with interest rates on Wednesday. Nevertheless, Fed indicated that the rates can be hiked by the year end if the labour market improves.

Citi sticks with year-end Sensex target at 28,800

Global financial services major Citigroup has maintained year-end Sensex target at 28,800 amid expected rise in interest rates by the US Fed post its chair Janet Yellen saying the case for rate hike was strengthening.

Most Asian markets slump, Tokyo soars on US rate talk

Most Asian markets slump, Tokyo soars on US rate talk

Japanese stocks rallied on a weaker yen but other Asian markets retreated Monday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen hinted at a US interest rate hike by the end of the year.

 

US economic growth estimate for 2nd quarter cut to 1.1%

The Commerce Department slightly cut its estimate of US economic growth in the second quarter to 1.1 percent Friday, underscoring the surprise weakness in activity during the period.

 Fed close to hitting job and inflation targets: Stanley Fischer

Fed close to hitting job and inflation targets: Stanley Fischer

The Federal Reserve is close to hitting its targets for full employment and 2 percent inflation, the Fed`s No. 2 policymaker said on Sunday in comments that did not address when the U.S. central bank should next raise interest rates.

Brexit could rile markets and impact global economic growth: Janet Yellen

Brexit could rile markets and impact global economic growth: Janet Yellen

Two days before Thursday`s Brexit referendum in Britain, she told a Senate panel that the issue was one of a number of important risks facing the US and the global economy.