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Nov 21, 2017
Janet Yellen, first woman to head US Fed, to leave board of governors once successor sworn inYellen’s decision gives Trump in his first year in office the chance to fill five positions on the Fed’s seven-member board, in addition to picking Powell to be the next Fed chairman
Nov 02, 2017
By picking Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chief, Donald Trump set to undo another Barack Obama legacyThe 64-year-old Republican has echoed the administration's views on deregulation but is not seen as likely to tighten interest rates too quickly -- which Trump opposes.
Oct 31, 2017
Raghuram Rajan ideal candidate to head US Federal Reserve: Barron's magazineRaghuran Rajan is currently the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Sep 21, 2017
Fed keeps US policy rates steady but expects one more increase by year-endThe Fed, as expected, also said it would begin in October to reduce its approximately $4.2 trillion in holdings of US Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities acquired in the years after the 2008 financial crisis.
Jul 13, 2017
Fed's Janet Yellen says rate and portfolio plans on track, cautions on inflationThe Fed "continues to expect that the evolution of the economy will warrant gradual increases in the federal funds rate over time," Yellen said
Mar 16, 2017
Fed raises rates as job gains, firming inflation stoke confidenceThe decision to lift the target overnight interest rate by 25 basis points to a range of 0.75 percent to 1.00 percent marked a convincing step in the Fed's effort to return monetary policy to a more normal footing.
Mar 16, 2017
RBI's biggest challenge will be currency stability as US Fed hints at more rate hikes in 2017The dollar is expected to strengthen further in the course of the year, and hence while interest rate policy per se may be less affected by this development, currency stability will dominate the discussion tables at the RBI
Mar 16, 2017
US Fed explains the rationale behind increasing rate by 25 bps: Full statementThe stance of monetary policy remains accommodative, thereby supporting some further strengthening in labor market conditions and a sustained return to 2 percent inflation
Mar 14, 2017
US Fed expected to hike interest rates tomorrow, second in four monthsUS February employment data published on Friday further cleared the way to an interest rate rise, with the economy adding another 235,000 jobs. The unemployment rate held roughly steady at 4.7 percent.
Mar 04, 2017
Yellen may hike interest rate in this month's Fed meet, sees end to easy money policyYellen on Friday was quick to point out that the Fed's closeness to its goals of full employment and 2 percent inflation were currently guiding its rate hike plans