Tag: federal reserve

Zomato | IPOs: China’s crackdown on ed tech cos could be India’s gain: Mark Matthews

China might end up being a vanguard or pioneer in the swing of the pendulum away from capital toward labour. If China can take on...

US Treasury yields rebound after weak 20-year bond auction

Yields on U.S. Treasuries rebounded for a second day on Wednesday, with a sale of 20-year government debt on the weak side, as fears of...

Ruchir Sharma: Global growth boom may disappoint, warns Morgan Stanley’s Ruchir Sharma

China’s regulatory crackdown on its technology sector and U.S. consumers possibly saving more than they spend are twin risks facing the world’s economic recovery, according...

How to solve the mystery of falling bond yields

That probably sounds odd, since back in 2013 the taper tantrum—a bond-market panic about the Federal Reserve cutting its Treasury purchases—prompted the exact opposite reaction,...

Global bonds look to Federal Reserve’s Powell after inflation surges test nerves

The global bond rally is under threat from inflation surprises, weak auctions and central banks withdrawing support. Where it goes next depends on Federal Reserve...

raghuram rajan: Indian needs foreign exchange reserves buffer to tackle exchange rate volatility: Raghuram Rajan

India needs foreign exchange buffer reserves to insulate itself from exchange rate volatility as we have “no friends” for swap lines and Japan was the...

US annual CPI jumps 5.4 per cent in June; biggest since 2008

A key measure of inflation jumped sharply in June, a gain that is sure to keep concerns over rising prices front and center at the...

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...

A $12 billion Indian asset manager takes on the million-dollar inflation question

The US Federal Reserve’s recent change in tone and the Reserve Bank of India’s insistence on looking past the current surge in inflation has created...

Bank stocks: Bank stocks lurch into ranks of June’s worst as rally unravels

U.S. bank stocks are morphing from leaders into losers amid more signs that their searing 35% rally through this year’s first five months may have...

What does the bond market know about inflation?

Inflation is everywhere. Chinese manufacturing prices, broad commodity prices and consumer prices on goods ranging from fruit to freezers are climbing. Everywhere, that is, except...

US yield curve steepest in a week after manufacturing data

NEW YORK: The U.S. Treasury yield curve hit its steepest level in a week on Tuesday morning after manufacturing data showed strong demand, even as...

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...

federal reserve: Fed policymakers edge closer to opening debate around taper

WASHINGTON: Federal Reserve policymakers have begun to acknowledge they are closer to debating when to pull back some of their crisis support for the U.S....

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...

Don’t fear the taper: Fed to dominate treasury market for years

By Liz Capo McCormick and Rich Miller Treasury investors fretting about when the Federal Reserve will scale back its bond purchases may be missing the...

Three-decade bond veteran warns against big bets on inflation

Isobel Lee has experienced some of the toughest fixed-income markets, from the end of the Cold War to the global financial crisis, and she has...

Fed policy stance: Fed’s super-easy policy likely to stick after weak jobs report

WASHINGTON: The 266,000 jobs that US firms added in April were “nowhere near” what was expected, a Federal Reserve official said Friday, adding little to...

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...

Covid-19: India crisis reveals complacency and lack of foresight, Raghuram Rajan Says | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s overwhelming surge of coronavirus infections has revealed complacency after last year’s first wave, as well as a “lack of foresight, a lack...

Warren Buffett: Warren Buffett sees a ‘red hot’ economy with creeping inflation

By Katherine Chiglinsky Warren Buffett delivered a clear verdict Saturday on the state of the U.S. economy as it emerges from the pandemic: red hot....

The price of the stuff that makes everything is surging

By Eddie Spence and Megan Durisin The prices of raw materials used to make almost everything are skyrocketing, and the upward trajectory looks set to...

dogecoin: Enjoy bizarre Dogecoin party till it all goes very wrong

By Jared Dillian I’ve been either investing or writing about investing for 22 years, and I’ve seen a lot of weird stuff, but nothing as...

US repo market flirts with negative rates as Fed seeks to absorb excess cash

NEW YORK: Excess cash in the financial system has pressured overnight interest rates, in some instances pushing them negative, which, analysts said, could prompt the...

View: A different question that needs to be looked at when talking about MPC and inflation targeting

The suspense is over. Hours before the deadline for the expiry of the monetary policy framework agreement at the midnight of March 31, GoI announced...