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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.

Stock market: Macro data, quarterly earnings to drive sentiments

Stock market: Macro data, quarterly earnings to drive sentiments

Release of macroeconomic data and quarterly earnings are set to drive stock market sentiment this week and the countdown to the US presidential election on November 8 may add to the volatility, say experts.

September's Fed rate decision not to increase US interest rates a 'close call'

Last month`s Federal Reserve decision not to increase US interest rates was a "close call" for several senior policymakers, according to meeting minutes released Wednesday.

Outcome of US Fed meet to dictate stock market trend: Experts

Outcome of US Fed meet to dictate stock market trend: Experts

Stock markets would keenly await the outcome of the US Fed policy meeting this week which would influence trading sentiment going ahead, say experts.

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.

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.

BofA-ML expects Raghuram Rajan to cut rates by 25 bps on Tuesday

BofA-ML expects Raghuram Rajan to cut rates by 25 bps on Tuesday

Taking a contrary stand, foreign brokerage BofA-ML on Monday said outgoing Governor Raghuram Rajan is likely to cut rates by 0.25 per cent in his final monetary policy review tomorrow on expectations of a cool-down in inflation.

Asia markets move cautiously ahead of bank meetings

Tokyo stocks sank on a strong yen as traders await central bank meetings in Japan and the United States this week, while other Asian markets fluctuated following a negative lead from Wall Street.

MCX gold crossed Rs 31,000-mark

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Inflation to keep RBI guarded on rate cut: Ind-Ra

Inflation to keep RBI guarded on rate cut: Ind-Ra

New Delhi: Retail inflation, aggravated by food prices and a sharp recovery in global commodities, will keep RBI guarded on rate cut as it strives to contain the rise in prices to 5 percent by March 2017, Ind-Ra said on Monday.

Fed signals interest rate hike firmly on the table for June

U.S. Federal Reserve officials said it would be appropriate to raise interest rates in June if economic data points to stronger second-quarter growth as well as firming inflation and employment, according to minutes from their policy meeting last month.

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.

Global stock markets plunge on Fed gloom

A fierce sell-off gripped world markets Thursday after a warning by US Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen over the global economy, while oil fell close to 13-year lows.

Janet Yellen says no negative interest rates in store for US

Janet Yellen says no negative interest rates in store for US

Janet Yellen said Thursday that the Federal Reserve had no plans to move toward negative interest rates, following the Swedish central bank`s rate cut deep into negative territory.

Dollar hits 15-month low against yen after Yellen testimony

The dollar fell to a 15-month low against the yen on Wednesday as investors packed into the safe-haven Japanese currency, backing away from earlier optimism that the Federal Reserve would continue to raise interest rates.

US rate hike may pose risks to some emerging markets: Moody's

Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said the likely interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve this week could pose risks to some emerging markets.

Fed rate hike backed by strong US jobs report

The US economy pumped out 211,000 new jobs last month.

Sensex extends gains, up 26 points in choppy trade

Brokers said sentiment improved after investors bet on the US Fed to raise rates in December.

'US and international financial bodies bullish on India'

'US and international financial bodies bullish on India'

 International financial bodies including the IMF, World Bank, and top US federal bodies like the Federal Reserve are "highly impressed" by India's growth at a time when emerging economies are slowing down, officials of these institutions told a group of top Indian bankers.

Gold dips as Yellen says Fed on track to hike rates this year

Gold dips as Yellen says Fed on track to hike rates this year

Gold dropped from its highest in a month on Friday as the dollar rallied on an assurance from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen that the US central bank would begin raising rates this year.