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US Fed holds rates steady, signals cuts possible later this year

While new economic projections showed policymakers` views of growth and unemployment largely unchanged, they saw headline inflation at just 1.5 percent for the year, down from the 1.8 percent projected in March.

Jun 20, 2019, 11:28 AM IST

Fed keeps rates steady, to start portfolio drawdown in October

That is one-quarter of a point above the current level. Financial markets were barely moved by the Fed decision and the new economic projections and based on the immediate market reaction it looked as if the Fed was right when it said that the portfolio runoff would be as exciting as "watching paint dry".

Sep 20, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

November WPI declines to 3.15% as food prices soften

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 3.15 percent (provisional) for the month of November, 2016 (over November, 2015) as compared to 3.39 percent (provisional) for the previous month and -2.04 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year. 

Dec 14, 2016, 12:07 PM IST

Fed rate hike backed by strong US jobs report

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

Dec 04, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

Status quo by US Fed good for India: Shaktikanata Das

With the US Federal Reserve maintaining status quo over rates, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanata Das on Friday said the decision is good for emerging markets like India and provide space for policy adjustment.

Sep 18, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

Gold slips as dollar rises on Greece, Fed rate signals

Greece won conditional agreement to receive a possible $95 billion over three years.

Jul 14, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

Fed officials see June rate hike as unlikely: Minutes

Federal Reserve officials believed it would be premature to hike interest rates in June even though most felt the U.S. economy was set to rebound from a dismal start to the year, according to minutes from their April policy meeting released on Wednesday.

May 21, 2015, 09:57 AM IST

Gold holds near $1,185/oz ahead of US payrolls data

Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,186.46 an ounce at 0952 GMT, while U.S. gold futures for June delivery were up $3.70 an ounce at $1,185.90.

May 08, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

Fed split on timing of interest-rate hike: Minutes

The Federal Reserve was split at its last policy meeting on when to raise ultra-low US interest rates, with timing ranging from June to 2016, according to minutes released Wednesday.

Apr 09, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

Fed officials say June rate hike still in play, hinges on data

The Federal Reserve could still hike interest rates in June despite weak recent US data and investor skepticism, two influential officials with the central bank said on Wednesday, putting the spotlight squarely on the economy`s performance in the next two months.

Apr 09, 2015, 09:09 AM IST