Central bank interest rates

FILE- In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Investors are eagerly awaiting the updated economic forecasts the Fed will issue when its meeting ends Wednesday, June 13. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
June 13, 2018 - 6:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve policy meeting (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Stocks are edging up ahead of an interest rate meeting by the Federal Reserve. Futures for the Dow are up 0.1 percent and those for the S&P 500 are 0.2 percent higher. European indexes are up, with...
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FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, the seal of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve System is displayed in the ground at the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington. The Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, June 12, approved President Donald Trump’s nomination of Columbia University professor Richard Clarida to be the vice chairman of the Federal Reserve. The panel also approved the nomination of Kansas bank commissioner Michelle Bowman to fill another vacancy on the Fed’s seven-member board. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 13, 2018 - 4:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve policy meeting (all times local): 4:50 a.m. Financial markets are steady as investors look ahead to an expected interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve later Wednesday. Dow and S&P 500 futures are flat and European indexes are mixed...
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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows part of the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 12, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks mostly rose in a quiet Tuesday session, as investors reacted calmly to the outcome of a meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and turned their attentions to this week's trio of central bank meetings. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows part of the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stock markets were mixed in late-afternoon trading Tuesday, as investors reacted calmly to the outcome of a meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and turned to this week's trio of central bank meetings. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow...
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In a photo made with a pulled-zoom effect, a man watches stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday but little changed as market players tried to digest the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 12, 2018 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors worked through the outcome of the meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was down 23 points, or 0.1 percent, to 25,299 as of 9:...
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FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 7. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
June 07, 2018 - 4:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks closed mixed Thursday as technology companies took their worst loss in six weeks, but energy companies rose with oil prices. A four-day winning streak for the S&P 500 index ended. Energy companies rallied as the price of U.S. crude oil rose almost 2 percent. Smaller...
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June 06, 2018 - 7:57 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's central bank raised its benchmark lending rate Wednesday to tamp down rising inflation following an increase in oil prices. The increase of one-quarter percentage point to 6.25 percent is the first since January 2014 and comes at a time when consumer inflation is at a four-...
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June 06, 2018 - 5:50 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's central bank has raised its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 6.25, as inflation rose following an increase in global oil prices. The first interest hike since January 2014 was announced by the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday. It put the retail...
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May 25, 2018 - 9:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed's independence from political pressure is key in enabling the central bank to fight inflation, stabilize the economy, and regulate the financial system. His remarks Friday come after Kevin Warsh, a former Fed official who...
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A woman stands with a parasol in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, May 24, 2018. Shares are mixed in Asia after U.S. stocks reversed early losses and finished higher after the Federal Reserve signaled it is not in a hurry to raise interest rates. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index slipped 1.2 percent as the yen gained against the U.S. dollar. Shares also fell in Shanghai, Australia and South Korea but rose in Hong Kong and Indonesia. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 24, 2018 - 12:12 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after U.S. stocks reversed early losses and finished higher as investors appraised the Federal Reserve's signal that it is not in a hurry to raise interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 1.2 percent to 22,418.18 and the Kospi...
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