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  • Federal Reserve Chair Yellen stresses need for flexibility of policy

    Federal Reserve Chair Yellen stresses need for flexibility of policy

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday the US central bank must remain intent on adjusting its policy as needed to respond to unforeseen economic challenges.

  • Janet Yellen says Fed mulling stricter rules for Wall Street

    Janet Yellen says Fed mulling stricter rules for Wall Street

    The Fed has been pushing banks to strengthen their balance sheets since the 2007-2009 financial crisis, and last week joined other regulators in requiring the eight largest US banks to increase their capital levels by some $68 billion in total.

  • US consumer inflation rises on higher food, rental housing costs

    US consumer inflation rises on higher food, rental housing costs

    US consumer prices firmed a bit in March in a possible sign that a disinflationary trend has run its course.

  • Rate cuts by RBI unlikely before March 2015: BofA-ML

    Rate cuts by RBI unlikely before March 2015: BofA-ML

    US brokerage Bank of America-Merrill Lynch has said its sees the first rate cut this fiscal year (2014-15) only in March next as inflation is expected to fall only by the end of December on a decline in commodity prices driven by the Federal Reserve ...

  • Fitch affirms India at 'BBB-'; outlook stable

    Fitch affirms India at 'BBB-'; outlook stable

    The course of the Indian economy is uncertain in light of the on-going parliamentary elections, with the results due to be announced on 16 May 2014. Once the next coalition starts implementing its economic policies, it will become clearer whether the...

  • Rajan urges global monetary policy scrutiny

    Rajan urges global monetary policy scrutiny

    Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan, who presciently warned of risks ahead of the 2008 global meltdown, also endorsed calls for a stronger safety net from the International Monetary Fund to provide liquidity access to vulnerable countries.

  • World stocks rise on Fed minutes, eyes on Greek bond sale

    World stocks rise on Fed minutes, eyes on Greek bond sale

    European investors also looked optimistically to Greece's return to the bond markets later on Thursday for further evidence that Europe's economic recovery is gathering pace, dampening the impact of gloomy Chinese exports data.

  • At least six months between end of QE and rate rise: Fed's Evans

    At least six months between end of QE and rate rise: Fed's Evans

    The Fed has kept rates near zero since the depths of the recession in late 2008, and has bought some $3 trillion in bonds to help lower US borrowing costs. It has reduced its bond-buying and expects to wind it down by the fall.

  • Asian shares rise as Fed minutes soothe sentiment

    Asian shares rise as Fed minutes soothe sentiment

    The perception change on the Fed's thinking also prompted the dollar to fall to near its mid-March low against a basket of currencies, while US short-term yields also hit three-week lows.

  • Gold extends gains on increased buying, global cues

    Gold extends gains on increased buying, global cues

    Gold in London, which normally sets price trend on the domestic front, rose by 0.1 per cent to $1,309.54 an ounce. On the domestic front, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 per cent purity shot up by Rs 220 each to Rs 29,700 and Rs 29,500 per ten gram respectivel...

  • Gold steadies near two-week high ahead of Federal Reserve minutes

    Gold steadies near two-week high ahead of Federal Reserve minutes

    Gold steadied on Wednesday ahead of the release of minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting, as concerns over tensions in Ukraine balanced against a firmer dollar and fresh outflows from bullion-backed funds.

  • Asia rides Wall Street rebound; Tokyo stocks hit

    Asia rides Wall Street rebound; Tokyo stocks hit

    Japanese stocks, on the other hand, had a tough day on the back of the stronger yen which erodes exporters' competitiveness and their earnings when repatriated.

  • Domestic banks well-positioned to cope with tapering: Moody's

    Domestic banks well-positioned to cope with tapering: Moody's

    India's banking system is well-positioned to cope with the financial impact of a reduction in monetary stimulus by the Federal Reserve and the resultant rise in interest rates, according to global rating agency Moody's Investors Service.

  • World stocks decline; US Treasuries up

    World stocks decline; US Treasuries up

    Wall Street stocks sank on Monday, joining a broad retreat in global equities markets from a six-year high touched last week, while US Treasuries' yields moved lower.

  • World stocks slip from six-year high

    World stocks slip from six-year high

    The Nasdaq suffered its biggest decline since February on Friday as high-flying and high-growth shares mostly in the tech and biotech sectors extended their recent sell-off, with sentiment spilling into Asia.

  • Global stocks slip as Nasdaq slides on jobs data

    Global stocks slip as Nasdaq slides on jobs data

    A slide in momentum stocks pulled Wall Street and a measure of global equities lower on Friday despite a solid US jobs report, while the dollar weakened on views the Federal Reserve will likely continue to wind down its stimulus.

  • US reports solid job growth as winter's grip loosens

    US reports solid job growth as winter's grip loosens

    US employers maintained a solid pace of hiring for a second straight month in March - further evidence of resilience in an economy that had been held back by a brutally cold winter.

  • Gold slips ahead of US jobs data; on track for third weekly loss

    Gold slips ahead of US jobs data; on track for third weekly loss

    Gold premiums in India are expected to fall from current levels of about $30 an ounce after the central bank indicated it is considering removing some of the curbs to trade that have crippled imports.

  • Asia pensive before US jobs test, euro nurses losses

    Asia pensive before US jobs test, euro nurses losses

    In Europe, the ECB took no new action, as was widely expected, but President Mario Draghi was at pains to emphasise the central bank's willingness to act if inflation stayed low.

  • Industry for clean, corruption-free government

    Industry for clean, corruption-free government

    Mazumdar said that whatever happened to the Indian economy in the last few years was 'totally man-made and not linked to any economic cycle'.

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