Tag: FED

Powell unlikely to fire starting pistol for tapering at Jackson Hole

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will be able to equivocate about when the central bank will start slowing down the pace of its bond-buying, essentially...

FOMC minutes: Fed minutes show most officials see inflation goal in hand

Federal Reserve officials widely concluded that they had attained their inflation goal while still needing progress on their employment mandate, the record of their July...

American economy not yet ready for end to Federal stimulus, top official says

The Cabinet has approved an initial public offering of India’s largest insurer LIC, the modalities of which such as issue size, pricing and timing would...

Market Strategy: What should you short in this market? Avendus’ Vaibhav Sanghavi answers

Vaibhav Sanghavi, Co-CEO, Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies, says sectors which have outperformed till now – consumer staples or pharma — are pockets which...

value stocks: Will quality stocks rise again as value investing loses steam?

MUMBAI: Quality stocks have had a poor run as compared to value stocks in the stock market – at home as well as globally. So...

earnings outlook: BFSI, commodities expected to drive FY22 earnings: MOFSL

NEW DELHI: India’s banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector along with commodities are expected to drive FY22 earnings, said (MOFSL) in a report. Accordingly,...

Central bank digital cash will complement cryptos: Analysts

Central bank digital currencies will complement cryptocurrencies rather than competing with them despite not being structurally different from their country’s fiat currencies, strategists and fund...

Is the Fed ‘tightening cycle’ already happening?

The Federal Reserve surprised markets this week by announcing it will begin to gradually sell off its corporate debt holdings accumulated during the pandemic, a...

US consumers boosted spending in April as inflation surged

Americans increased their spending by 0.5% in April, a slowdown after a massive gain in March that had been powered by the distribution of billions...

A chill Fed, cool inflation, and a long list of reasons not to worry (so far)

WASHINGTON: With inflation fears buzzing in markets and political circles, Federal Reserve officials have laid out long, itemized lists for why they feel a recent...

Fed takes baby step toward scaling back its bond purchases

A number of Federal Reserve officials said at the central bank’s late April meeting that it could soon be time to begin talking about talking...

Variant accelerating India’s Covid explosion: WHO top scientist | India News

GENEVA: A Covid-19 variant spreading in India is more contagious and may be dodging vaccine protections, contributing to the country’s explosive outbreak, the World Health...

Federal Reserve says stock market boom, ‘ebullient’ investors warrant caution

Booming stocks, internet-driven “meme” investments and the black box of hedge fund financing pose increasing risks as the U.S. economy emerges from the coronavirus pandemic...

fomc outcome: Fed strengthens view of economy while keeping rates near zero

By Craig Torres Federal Reserve officials strengthened their assessment of the economy on Wednesday and signaled that risks have diminished while leaving their policy interest...

Powell says ‘it will be a while’ before Fed taps the brakes on economy

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell returned to “60 Minutes” on Sunday to tell Americans that the economy is going to start growing strongly, but they shouldn’t...

Bonds versus stocks: An alternative to ‘no alternative’: How bonds snuck up on stocks

By Katie Greifeld and Vildana Hajric A common narrative in markets is that with global rates so low, equities are the only game in town...

What would cause the Fed to take a U-turn? Hint: a lot more than some high inflation readings

Experts broadly believe the Federal Reserve will hold its policy steady when its Wednesday meeting ends and maintain their easy money stance, despite the improving...

Jerome Powell can roil markets now with just a word

By Mohamed A. El-Erian Judging from the initial market reaction to remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Thursday, he would have been well...

Gold prices: Is the gold story over? This is what BullionVault’s Adrian Ash has to say

The story around gold has been narrated very well because of Covid and now that Covid is finished, so too is gold, says Adrian Ash,...

Fed’s Daly says asset prices are elevated, but that should not drive interest-rate decisions

Asset prices are elevated more than they have been historically, but that is not something that should drive the Federal Reserve policy decisions, a top...

View: Why the gulf between RBI and bond market is widening?

MUMBAI: Few central bankers have been as explicit and persuasive as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das in conveying to investors that...

Fed bond buying: Jerome Powell signals Fed to keep buying bonds even as outlook improves

By Rich Miller Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled that the central bank was nowhere close to pulling back on its support for the pandemic-damaged...

market bubble: Toppy stock markets spark more “bubble” chatter

LONDON: A strong start for world equities in 2021 after the fastest bear-to-bull market switch last year has prompted market mavens to flag worries about...

‘We have not won this yet,’ Fed’s Powell says, signaling policy to remain ultra-easy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday said the central bank hasn’t finished the job of restoring the economy to health, a dovish signal that...

FOMC Meeting Outcome: Fed maintains monetary stimulus, cites moderating recovery

By Matthew Boesler Federal Reserve officials left their benchmark interest rate unchanged near zero as they flagged a moderating U.S. recovery and reiterated a pledge...