Interest Rates / Policy

Fed to hike rates in 2015 with ‘loosest tightening’ approach: El-Erian

Published 17/09/2015

NEW YORK Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz SE, said Thursday that the Federal Reserve's decision to hold off on a rate hike [more…]

Gundlach: Fed ‘scared’ might have to reverse course if it raises rates

Published 17/09/2015

NEW YORK Jeffrey Gundlach, the widely followed investor who oversees DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the biggest surprise from the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to [more…]

Even as Fed mulls hike, markets see chance of another ECB cut

Published 17/09/2015

LONDON A year after Mario Draghi said European Central Bank interest rates had reached bottom, euro zone money markets are discounting a fair chance they [more…]

Dollar inches lower as Fed countdown begins

Published 14/09/2015

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE The dollar inched lower on Monday with investors sticking to the sidelines as the countdown begins on whether the Federal Reserve will hike interest [more…]

Fed to dominate week of central bank meetings

Published 13/09/2015

FRANKFURT The U.S. Federal Reserve takes center stage in the coming week, eclipsing industry data from China, another grim inflation reading from the euro zone [more…]

If world slides into recession, policy response to fall short: James Saft

Published 11/09/2015

We may well not get a global recession in the coming year or two but if we do, bank on one thing: an inadequate policy [more…]

ECB’s Coeure: euro zone growth too weak to create enough jobs

Published 11/09/2015

FRANKFURT Economic growth in the euro zone is still too weak to create a sufficient number of jobs, European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit [more…]

S&P 500 edges upward before U.S. jobs data- euro eases on ECB outlook

Published 03/09/2015

NEW YORK Stocks edged higher on Wall Street in another volatile session on Thursday while the euro fell 1 percent on a darkening euro zone [more…]

World to Fed: We’re prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don’t delay

Published 30/08/2015

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. Central bankers from around the world are telling their American counterparts that they are ready for a U.S. interest rate hike and [more…]

Traders see over 50 percent chance on October rate hike

Published 28/08/2015

NEW YORK Traders priced in a more than 1-in-2 chance the U.S. Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in October after Atlanta Federal Reserve President [more…]