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Fed outlook and Greece worries hit world stocks, dollar up

Jan 30, 2015    

LONDON (Reuters) - Stocks fell in Europe and Asia and the dollar strengthened on Thursday after the Federal Reserve took an upbeat view of the world's largest economy and signalled it was on track to raise interest rates this year.The stronger dollar helped push U.S. oil prices to six-year lows and weighed on the price of gold.Greece, where a radical leftist prime minister took over on Monday, also kept investors nervous, although Greek shares regained some ground after falling 9.2 percent on Wednesday.The Fed, after a two-day policy meeting, also said it would be "patient" and would...

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