Tag: US Federal Reserve

RBI: RBI more convinced about transient inflation than others

With the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England hinting at normalisation, factoring in a more enduring nature of the ‘transient’ high inflation, RBI’s...

Market ahead: Growth worries to keep leash on Nifty50 as all eyes turn to RBI

MUMBAI: Despite the dovishness expressed by the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday and what has been a reasonably strong June quarter earnings season, Nifty50 has...

RBI: Markets see no RBI normalisation till end 2021; GDP trumps inflation worry

NEW DELHI: When the Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Committee sits down for its bimonthly policy review next week, it will have a few...

Time to stay invested in the markets or book some profits?

If you are an equity investor who has stayed put through the ongoing equity market rally, it is possible that you might be sitting on...

FPI investments: FPIs neutral on India now, cautious in pockets, says Akshay Thakurdesai of BNP Paribas

The Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) sentiment is currently “neutral” on India, says Akshay Thakurdesai, Head of Securities Services India for BNP Paribas. In an interview...

Investor anxiety about India calmed after S&P affirmation

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) reaffirmation of India’s investment grade rating has calmed any residual anxiety about a downgrade anytime soon and increased expectations of continuing...

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...

Stock market bubble: Will RBI warning of a bubble in stocks require followup action?

US Department of Justice has opened a probe into the $20 billion implosion of the family fund Archegos Capital Management that led to more than...

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,...

FPIs net buyers for 2nd consecutive month in Feb; invest Rs 23,663 cr

EW DELHI: Remaining net buyers for second consecutive month in this calendar year, overseas investors pumped in Rs 23,663 crore in Indian markets in February...

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...

Fed, Treasury chiefs face heat over uneven U.S. coronavirus response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin found themselves in the hot seat on Tuesday as U.S. lawmakers grilled...

View: Good show so far, but lets also have a demand stimulus!

Several relief and reform measures announced by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the past few days deserve applause and commendation. Unshackling farmers from the chains...

In nod to grim U.S. outlook, Fed’s Powell calls for more fiscal support

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the Federal Reserve warned on Wednesday of an “extended period” of weak economic growth, vowed to use the U.S....

Fed’s Quarles defends decision to let banks maintain dividends

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior Federal Reserve official on Tuesday defended before Congress the central bank’s decision to allow lenders to continue issuing dividends, even...

No ‘V’-shape return from devastating U.S. job loss, Fed policymakers say

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – As many parts of the world’s biggest economy begin to reopen after weeks of stay-at-home orders that slowed the spread of...

Apple borrows on the cheap to fund buybacks, dividends

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Monday capitalized on the Federal Reserve’s emergency measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak to issue its...

Berkshire sells entire stakes in U.S airlines: Buffett

(Reuters) – Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) sold its entire stakes in the four largest U.S. airlines in April, Chairman Warren Buffett said Saturday at the...

With 7.45 lakh followers, RBI most popular among central banks on Twitter

The Reserve Bank of India is not the most powerful in terms of monetary fire power like its peers in the US and Europe but...

Stock market gains alongside economic pain; some worry about over-optimism

(Reuters) – The U.S. stock market has rebounded swiftly despite a raft of terrible economic news, driven by a massive boost from the Federal Reserve,...

U.S. banks seek term changes as Fed finalizes Main Street Lending Program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. banks are pushing the Federal Reserve to change the terms of a $600 billion lending program for small and medium-sized businesses,...

Exclusive: Wall Street firm dangled up to 175% returns to investors using U.S. aid programs

BOSTON (Reuters) – A New York investment firm pitched wealthy investors in recent days on a way to make returns of 22% to 175% using...

Former Fed chief Bernanke sees bad year, no quick recovery

FILE PHOTO: Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a panel discussion at the American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) 2019 meeting in...

Fed says it will provide financing against new U.S. ‘payroll protection’ loans

FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve...

Why sweetened layoff benefits may be at odds with U.S. loan program

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The generous U.S. unemployment benefits rolled out to blunt the economic harm caused by the coronavirus could have an unintended effect:...