Monetary policy

March 22, 2018 - 8:22 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England kept its interest rates unchanged Thursday but appeared to issue another broad hint that they may rise again in May to get inflation back to target. The minutes to the meeting showed that two of the nine members on the Monetary Policy Committee backed an immediate...
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A man cycles past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, March 22, 2018. Shares were mixed in Asia early Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve’s hike in interest rates. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 22, 2018 - 6:15 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike. China said it was prepared to defend its interests as the administration of President Donald Trump prepared to announce tariffs on imports...
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A man cycles past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, March 22, 2018. Shares were mixed in Asia early Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve’s hike in interest rates. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 22, 2018 - 1:57 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 1.0 percent to 21,591.25 while the Kospi in South Korea added 0.4 percent to 2,494.09. Hong...
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Trader Mark Muller works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. U.S. stocks are mixed Wednesday morning as investors wait for news on interest rates from the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 22, 2018 - 12:01 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia early Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve's hike in interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.5 percent to 21,488.07 while the Kospi in South Korea added 0.5 percent to 2,498.17...
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Trader Mark Muller works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. U.S. stocks are mixed Wednesday morning as investors wait for news on interest rates from the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 21, 2018 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday as investors wait for news on interest rates from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is widely expected to raise rates, and investors will be watching closely for clues about how many more increases the central bank may make this year and also for the Fed'...
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FILE - This Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
March 21, 2018 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mixed Wednesday morning as investors wait for news on interest rates from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is widely expected to raise rates, and investors will be watching closely for clues about how many more increases the central bank may make this year and also for...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies as he gives the semiannual monetary policy report to the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Federal Reserve’s first meeting under Powell’s leadership will likely end Wednesday, March 21, with an announcement that the Fed will resume its modest interest rate hikes. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 20, 2018 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials are meeting this week for the first time under their new chairman, Jerome Powell, whose news conference to follow is stirring high anticipation. The Fed is set to announce its first interest rate increase of the year, a testament to the continued strength...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies as he gives the semiannual monetary policy report to the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Federal Reserve’s first meeting under Powell’s leadership will likely end Wednesday, March 21, with an announcement that the Fed will resume its modest interest rate hikes. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 20, 2018 - 11:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials are meeting this week for the first time under their new chairman, Jerome Powell, whose news conference to follow is stirring high anticipation. The Fed is set to announce its first interest rate increase of the year, a testament to the continued strength...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a statue of George Washington stands near the New York Stock Exchange, in background. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 20, 2018 - 10:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Tuesday as energy companies climb with oil prices and banks move up along with interest rates. The market was recovering some of its losses from a day ago. Other sectors including health care and industrials are also bouncing back. Technology stocks are mostly...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies as he gives the semiannual monetary policy report to the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Federal Reserve’s first meeting under Powell’s leadership will likely end Wednesday, March 21, with an announcement that the Fed will resume its modest interest rate hikes. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 19, 2018 - 12:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve's first meeting under Jerome Powell's leadership will likely end Wednesday with an announcement that the Fed will resume its modest interest rate hikes. But investors will be most attuned to what Powell signals at his first news conference about whether and how...
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