US Fed unveils smaller rate hike but signals inflation fight not over

US Fed unveils smaller rate hike but signals inflation fight not over

America's Federal Reserve slowed its pace of interest rate hikes Wednesday, tempering an aggressive campaign to rein in costs as inflation cools while signaling the battle is not yet over.
Markets mixed ahead of inflation, Fed decision

Markets mixed ahead of inflation, Fed decision

Markets were mixed Tuesday as nervous investors sat tight ahead of key US inflation data and a Federal Reserve policy decision but fresh pledges by China to open up from zero-Covid offered support.
Fed rate hopes weigh on dollar, stocks fall ahead of US jobs data

Fed rate hopes weigh on dollar, stocks fall ahead of US jobs data

The dollar struggled to recover on Friday from its recent sell-off as traders grew confident the Federal Reserve will slow its pace of interest rate hikes, while an equities rally sputtered ahead of key US jobs data.
Firms urged to keep abreast of alterations by US Fed

Firms urged to keep abreast of alterations by US Fed

Foreign investment flows in Vietnam’s stock market have been impacted by the fourth consecutive interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve to combat inflation. Businesses in Vietnam are also feeling the strain of expensive USD-denominated loans.
Central banks brace after new Fed move

Central banks brace after new Fed move

Central banks across the globe have announced their recent rate hike in a bid to tame inflation, but market watchdogs predict that the tempo of rate rises is starting to slow down.
Keeping monetary stability-core task in face of FED interest rate hikes

Keeping monetary stability-core task in face of FED interest rate hikes

Amid the US Federal Reserve (FED)’s continuous increases of interest rates to cope with inflation, the most important task for Vietnam now is to keep macro-economic stability, with monetary stability being the core, some economic experts have said.
US Fed starts policy meeting with further rate hike expected

US Fed starts policy meeting with further rate hike expected

US central bankers started their two-day policy meeting Tuesday with persistently high inflation backing expectations of another rate hike -- a fourth straight steep increase as price pressures fail to ease quickly enough.
Most Asia markets rise on Fed bets as Hong Kong, Shanghai struggle

Most Asia markets rise on Fed bets as Hong Kong, Shanghai struggle

Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks saw big swings Tuesday following the previous day's rout after Xi Jinping tightened his grip on power in China, while other Asian markets extended gains on hopes the Federal Reserve will slow down its pace of rate hikes.
Dollar extends gains on Fed rate hike expectations

Dollar extends gains on Fed rate hike expectations

The dollar extended gains Friday on expectations the Federal Reserve will press ahead with its programme of bumper interest rate hikes for the rest of the year.
Bringing down inflation will take time, more rate hikes: Fed officials

Bringing down inflation will take time, more rate hikes: Fed officials

The United States will require further interest rate hikes in order to cool the world's largest economy and rein in high prices, Federal Reserve Governor Lisa Cook said Thursday.
SBV shifts up interest rates to combat US Fed adjustments

SBV shifts up interest rates to combat US Fed adjustments

After the State Bank of Vietnam implemented the new operational interest rate on September 23, all joint-stock commercial banks, with the exception of state-owned ones, have adjusted the deposit interest rate for most terms.
Currency stable amid fresh Fed hike

Currency stable amid fresh Fed hike

Despite the US Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate hike, the Vietnamese currency has seen only limited depreciation when compared to the currencies of its regional partners.
Market awaits Fed's rate hike decision

Market awaits Fed's rate hike decision

The stock market witnessed turbulence in the last few sessions, with the VN-Index down for a third straight week. Analysts said that the market is now focusing on the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy this week.
Global monetary tightening: issues for emerging markets

Global monetary tightening: issues for emerging markets

The US Federal Reserve has been increasing its interest rate at a difficult time for emerging markets. Patrick Lenain, senior associate at the Council on Economic Policies, offers his assessment of how the Fed’s interest rate hike affects the Vietnamese market and some solutions to respond to the fluctuations.
Positive ratings can reinforce outlook for economy

Positive ratings can reinforce outlook for economy

The growth prospects of the global stock market, and the Vietnamese one in particular, have declined significantly due to growing concerns about the risks of a US economic recession. In fact, past statistics indicate that VN-Index might continue to fall deeper than the current price range if the US economic recession takes place under the impact of inflation and the Fed’s monetary tightening.
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