Fed alterations increase uncertainty

Fed alterations increase uncertainty

The latest initiatives of the US Federal Reserve to leave its benchmark short-term borrowing rate near zero, while signalling an imminent rate hike, is leaving other emerging economies’ central banks high and dry.
US Fed lowers key interest rate a third time

US Fed lowers key interest rate a third time

The US Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate for the third straight time on Wednesday (Oct 30) but is likely to hold off before providing more stimulus as it gauges economic risks.
Shares rise on Fed rate hike hopes

Shares rise on Fed rate hike hopes

Shares accelerated growth in Friday’s afternoon session, driven by improved sentiment in both local and regional markets on hopes the US Federal Reserve (Fed) lowers its interest rate twice this year.
Dollar lower, stock markets 'tepid' before Fed

Dollar lower, stock markets 'tepid' before Fed

The dollar dropped and stock markets were mixed on Wednesday (Mar 21) ahead of a meeting of the US Federal Reserve and comments from its new boss Jerome Powell.