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20/04/2017 12:49

Fed's Fischer says rate hikes unlikely to roil world markets

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As the global recovery has taken firmer hold, gradual US interest rate increases are unlikely to roil world markets or cause undue problems for policymakers, a top Federal Reserve official said Wednesday.

20/04/2017 12:17

Moderate rise in US economy, but job shortages spread: Fed

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The US economy has continued to expand with only modest price increases, but companies are increasingly complaining of trouble finding workers, including for low-skill jobs, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.

19/04/2017 05:45

US fiscal stimulus could lead to quicker Fed rate hikes: IMF

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Tax cuts and other stimulus under President Donald Trump could lead to broadening fiscal deficits and fuel inflation, requiring a faster pace of interest rate hikes, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

19/04/2017 01:03

US industrial output jumps 0.4% in March but manufacturing falls

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A sharp spike in heating demand in March drove US industrial output higher, but auto production fell dramatically in the month, pulling manufacturing lower, the Federal Reserve reported Tuesday.

15/04/2017 10:24

Strong US dollar a threat to Trump campaign pledges

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President Donald Trump takes credit for revitalizing the US economy even though he has not yet been in office for 100 days.

17/12/2016 06:50

Strong US dollar could challenge Trump agenda

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The strong US dollar, boosted further by the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates, could pose challenges to President-elect Donald Trump's economic agenda.

11/12/2016 06:07

Fed to raise rates as Trump economy looms

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There is little room for doubt that the US Federal Reserve will raise the benchmark interest rate in the coming week for only the second time in a decade.

24/11/2016 10:46

Trump's pledges -- the firm, the changing, the unknown

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From populist candidate to US president-elect, Donald Trump has stuck to certain campaign pledges, on trade for instance, but has wavered on others including climate and health insurance, while keeping his options open on immigration and foreign policy.

06/07/2016 22:22

Fed was divided in June over hiking interest rates soon

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Federal Reserve policymakers were divided over whether US economic conditions would be strong enough to weather an interest rate increase soon, the minutes of the June 14-15 meeting showed Wednesday.

03/04/2016 09:10

Truce in «currency war», but will it last?

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A truce appears to have emerged in the undeclared global «currency war», but analysts question whether central banks have really given up manipulating exchange rates to prop up their economies.

28/03/2016 15:34

US consumer spending edges up in February

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US consumer spending edged higher in February as income growth slowed and consumer prices fell slightly, according to official data released Monday that suggested tepid expansion in the economy.

20/03/2016 14:53

Weaken the dollar -- the dovish Fed's hidden agenda?

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In lowering its likely path of future interest rate increases this week, the Federal Reserve pushed down the dollar, perhaps aiming to ease strains caused by clashing monetary policies.

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