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  • Specter of No-Inflation World Looms Over Fed's Return to Normal

    Specter of No-Inflation World Looms Over Fed's Return to Normal

    The soft global inflation backdrop, from sliding oil prices to stagnant wages in advanced economies, has triggered debate over whether the Fed and its peers merely need to wait for a slow-motion business cycle to improve, or face a shift in the under...

  • Bullish Bets on Rupee Rise To Five-Month High: Poll

    Bullish Bets on Rupee Rise To Five-Month High: Poll

    Hopes of more reforms and views that the US Federal Reserve will hold off on interest rate hikes for a longer time led to the bullish sentiment on the rupee.

  • US Consumer Prices Rise 0.1 Per Cent in September

    US Consumer Prices Rise 0.1 Per Cent in September

    US consumer prices edged up slightly in September, with the overall increase held back by a third straight monthly decline in gasoline prices. The tiny gain was the latest evidence that inflation remains benign.

  • Asian Shares Tread Water as China GDP Awaited

    Asian Shares Tread Water as China GDP Awaited

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat in early trade, while Japan's Nikkei stock average drooped about 0.2 per cent.

  • Economy Week Ahead: Getting Used to the 'New Mediocre'

    Economy Week Ahead: Getting Used to the 'New Mediocre'

    Evaporating inflation and slowing growth have put financial markets into such a spin that they could inflict further damage on the world economy.

  • Wall Street Climbs at Open on Solid Earnings

    Wall Street Climbs at Open on Solid Earnings

    US stocks rose at the open on Friday following a batch of solid earnings reports and on hopes the Federal Reserve might slow the wind-down of its stimulus in light of recent weakness in global demand.

  • Gold Set to Post Weekly Gain on Uncertain US Rate Outlook

    Gold Set to Post Weekly Gain on Uncertain US Rate Outlook

    Gold edged lower on Friday as shares rebounded, but it was still set for a second straight weekly gain as concerns over the global economy have raised speculation the US Federal Reserve could keep interest rates low for longer.

  • Fed Likely to End Bond Buying, May Signal Caution on Rate Hikes

    Fed Likely to End Bond Buying, May Signal Caution on Rate Hikes

    James Bullard, who heads the St. Louis Fed, suggested on Thursday that sticking with bond purchases for a few more months would give policymakers the time needed to assess a recent deterioration in the inflation outlook.

  • US Stocks Pare Losses on Positive Data, Dollar Rebounds

    US Stocks Pare Losses on Positive Data, Dollar Rebounds

    The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 24.5 points, or 0.15 per cent, at 16,117.24. The S&P 500 rose 0.27 points, or 0.01 per cent, to 1,862.76 and the Nasdaq added 2.07 points, or 0.05 per cent, at 4,217.39.

  • Asia Stocks Halt Selling as US Data Calm Investor Nerves

    Asia Stocks Halt Selling as US Data Calm Investor Nerves

    Japan's Nikkei share average rose 0.3 per cent from a 4 1/2-month low hit the previous day while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan put on a similar amount.

  • World Markets on Edge After Worst Turmoil in Four Years

    World Markets on Edge After Worst Turmoil in Four Years

    Global markets showed some signs of stabilisation on Thursday after their most turbulent day in four years, but worries about world growth and the end of years of US stimulus kept investors in a fraught mood.

  • Central Bankers May Have No Quick Fix as Markets Swoon, Economy Weakens

    Central Bankers May Have No Quick Fix as Markets Swoon, Economy Weakens

    Global central bankers, eager to see the economy stand on its own feet, faced the rude reality this week of market turmoil threatening already faltering growth and prolonging world reliance on easy money.

  • Asian Shares Skid, Dollar Drops on Global Woes

    Asian Shares Skid, Dollar Drops on Global Woes

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.3 per cent in early trade while Japan's Nikkei stock average tumbled 1.8 per cent.

  • Japanese Stocks, US Bond Yields Fall on Growth Concerns

    Japanese Stocks, US Bond Yields Fall on Growth Concerns

    Japan's Nikkei share average fell 1.5 per cent, hitting levels last seen in mid-August, while the 10-year US debt yield hit a 16-month low of 2.238 per cent following a market holiday on Monday.

  • IMF Warns Global Economy at Risk, Calls for Bold Action

    IMF Warns Global Economy at Risk, Calls for Bold Action

    With Japan's economy floundering, the euro zone at risk of recession and the US recovery too weak to generate a rise in incomes, the IMF's steering committee said focusing on growth was the priority.

  • RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Calm on Prospect of US Rate Rise

    RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Calm on Prospect of US Rate Rise

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Dr Raghuram Rajan said on Saturday there would be some volatility in emerging markets once the US Federal Reserve decided to raise interest rates, but that strong growth in America was good for the world economy.

  • Sensex, Nifty May Fall Sharply amid Global Selloff

    Sensex, Nifty May Fall Sharply amid Global Selloff

    The Nifty and Sensex look set for sharp fall on Friday as global cues have turned negative. As of 8.15 a.m. Nifty futures trading on Singapore Stock Exchange were down 68 points, 0.85 per cent indicating sharp cuts in both the Nifty and the 30-share ...

  • Wall Street Sells Off on Growth Concerns; Volatility Picks Up

    Wall Street Sells Off on Growth Concerns; Volatility Picks Up

    The Dow Jones industrial average ended down 334.97 points, or 1.97 per cent, to 16,659.25, the S&P 500 lost 40.68 points, or 2.07 per cent, to 1,928.21 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 90.26 points, or 2.02 per cent, to 4,378.34.

  • Asian Shares, Oil Prices Slide on Growth Concerns

    Asian Shares, Oil Prices Slide on Growth Concerns

    Japan's Nikkei share average fell 1.1 per cent in early trade while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.8 per cent.

  • US Jobless Claims Fall, Point to Labour Market Strength

    US Jobless Claims Fall, Point to Labour Market Strength

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to nearly its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession, a sign of growing steam in the US labour market.

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