US interest rates

Asian stock markets (Asia Pacific, excluding Japan) have seen a decent recovery in the past 18 months. After such [...]

15 December 2017
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The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday [...]

11 December 2017
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President Trump has credited himself for the rise in the stockmarket since he won the US election 12 months ago. [...]

10 November 2017
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The world is, seemingly, in a bull market in everything. [...]

26 October 2017
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Janet Yellen, the chair of the Federal Reserve (Fed), says she hopes that the reversal of QE will be as dull as [...]

3 October 2017
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The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates steady but approved a historic plan to begin unwinding its massive [...]

20 September 2017
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Many will remember to their cost the infamous “taper tantrum” in June 2013. It was the moment Ben Bernanke, [...]

18 September 2017
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In the UK, house price growth began to slow noticeably last year when stamp duty on buy-to-let and second homes [...]

2 August 2017
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It is hard to believe but it is 10 years since the start of the global financial crisis. Triggered by a collapse [...]

31 July 2017
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The dollar hit a 13-month low after the US Federal Reserve struck a cautious note yesterday, resulting in gains [...]

27 July 2017
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Bank of America beat expectations with its second quarter as the lender benefited from higher US interest rates. [...]

18 July 2017
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Earlier this week I attended the "Athens Seminar", an economic and political round table discussion that has been [...]

7 July 2017
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The American economy performed far better than economists previously thought at the start of 2017, as revised [...]

26 May 2017
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The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady when it meets on Wednesday after a key measure of [...]

1 May 2017
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Investors pulled money out of emerging markets and high-yielding bond funds at the fastest rate this year, positioning [...]

17 March 2017
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