STANFORD University economist John Taylor, a candidate for Federal Reserve chairman, made a favourable impression on President Donald Trump after an hour-long interview at the White House last week,...

[WASHINGTON] Stanford University economist John Taylor, a candidate for Federal Reserve chairman, made a favorable impression on President Donald Trump after an hour-long interview at the White House...

JANET Yellen, chairman of the Federal Reserve, said on Sunday that the US economy was in good health in an upbeat assessment that reinforced expectations the Fed is planning to raise its benchmark...

[WASHINGTON] The US economy remains strong and the strength of the labour market calls for continued gradual increases in interest rates despite subdued inflation, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen...

US central bankers are sharply divided over whether to increase interest rates again this year amid persistently weak inflation, but many still favour a hike, according to minutes released Wednesday.

MINUTES from the US Federal Reserve's September meeting left analysts divided on Thursday about the expected pace of interest rate hikes, and the US dollar continued to face downward pressure...

[WASHINGTON] Federal Reserve policymakers had a prolonged debate about the prospects of a pickup in inflation and slowing the path of future interest rate rises if it did not, according to the...

[SALT LAKE CITY] With unemployment low and inflation likely to move back up to the Federal Reserve's 2-percent target, the US central bank should increase interest rates gradually, San Francisco...

[PALO ALTO] Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Tuesday that he will be assessing the progress of the US economy toward full employment and looking for more signs of upward...

[NEW YORK] Federal Reserve governor Jerome Powell said the central bank wants to capture more data on trading in the US$14.1 trillion Treasuries market, after regulators began gathering statistics on...