US monetary stimulus

US Fed must provide guidance on tapering stimulus: India

Raising concerns of emerging economies over the impact of tapering, India on Friday said the US Federal Reserve should provide guidance and withdraw the monetary stimulus in a calibrated manner.

Feb 21, 2014, 21:07 PM IST

Gold price snaps 5-week uptrend on US growth, weak China demand

Gold posted a 2 percent loss for the week, after five straight weeks of gains.

Feb 01, 2014, 06:21 AM IST

Fin Min says rupee on stronger footing, assures stability in markets

The Finance Ministry on Thursday said the government and RBI are vigilant and all steps will be taken to ensure stability in financial markets.

Jan 30, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

Gold price near one-month high as stocks drop on US growth fears

Gold last traded at USD 1,252.00 an ounce Tuesday, not too far from a one-month peak of USD 1,254.80.

Jan 14, 2014, 11:14 AM IST

Gold price rallies to highest in a month, reclaims $1,250 level

Gold last traded up 0.4 percent at USD 1,251.60 an ounce after hitting USD 1,254.05 earlier - its highest since December 12.

Jan 13, 2014, 12:52 PM IST

Weak jobs growth unlikely to derail QE cuts: Fed officials

Another cut to bond purchases appears in the offing this month despite data that showed U.S. jobs growth slowed sharply in December, two top Federal Reserve officials said on Friday.

Jan 11, 2014, 03:14 AM IST

Gold price recovers after two days of losses

Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at USD 1,231.00 an ounce, while US gold futures for February delivery were up USD 4.00 an ounce at USD 1,229.50.

Jan 09, 2014, 23:06 PM IST

Gold price recovers from 3-1/2-year closing low

Gold prices are down around 3 percent this week, and some 28 percent year-to-date, set to end a 12-year consecutive run of gains.

Dec 21, 2013, 09:37 AM IST

India better prepared to deal with US Fed tapering: Chidambaram

Worries over the Fed's possible tapering had triggered massive capital outflows this summer from emerging markets.

Dec 19, 2013, 12:27 PM IST

India says better prepared to deal with Fed tapering

Globally, investors are awaiting the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday for some clarity as to when the central bank will begin trimming its stimulus.

Dec 18, 2013, 17:26 PM IST

Asia shares slip, Japan data outshines China

Asian share markets were mostly lower on Monday with investors just a few short days away from finding out the fate of U.S. monetary stimulus, in what looks set to be a very close call indeed.

Dec 16, 2013, 11:52 AM IST

Wall Street dips on taper uncertainty, Facebook rallies

US stocks dipped on Thursday as retail sales rose solidly in November, adding to signs the economy is strong enough for the Federal Reserve to begin reducing the pace of monetary stimulus.

Dec 13, 2013, 11:06 AM IST

Gold regains some ground ahead of US jobs data

Gold price was almost half a percent higher at USD 1,229.75 an ounce Friday, on course for a nearly 2 percent weekly drop after plumbing five-month low earlier this week.

Dec 06, 2013, 18:30 PM IST

Gold price set for 2% weekly drop; all eyes on US jobs report

Gold last traded up 0.2 percent at USD 1,226.45 an ounce Friday after falling by as much as 2 percent yesterday after data showed the US economy grew faster than initially estimated in the third quarter.

Dec 06, 2013, 13:06 PM IST

Gold treads water after sharp losses; stimulus worries weighs

Gold was unable to recover on Tuesday from sharp losses incurred the previous day, with investors filled with uncertainty over when the U.S. Federal Reserve would begin to taper its monetary stimulus, while physical demand for the metal remained weak.

Nov 19, 2013, 10:43 AM IST

US stocks lift again to new records

US stocks enjoyed another sunny week highlighted by congressional testimony by Federal Reserve chief nominee Janet Yellen that raised confidence that aggressive monetary stimulus would not end too soon.

Nov 16, 2013, 10:24 AM IST

US stocks mixed over week on unspectacular earnings

US stocks paused this week following a stream of corporate earnings that were solid enough to maintain the year`s gains, but not quite good enough to push the rally forward.

Nov 02, 2013, 09:59 AM IST

US tapering: FM wants regulators to take preventive steps

Finance Minister P Chidambaram Thursday asked financial sector regulators, including RBI and SEBI, to take preventive steps to neutralise the impact of US Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus tapering that is likely early next year.

Oct 24, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

Sensex hits 3-year high; zooms over 467 points

The NSE 50-share index Nifty also moved up by 143.50 points or 2.37 percent to 6,189.35.

Oct 18, 2013, 13:41 PM IST

RBI to hold rates on high inflation, supply side issues: D&B

The country's headline inflation accelerated to seven-month high of 6.46 percent in September.

Oct 16, 2013, 20:02 PM IST