[NEW YORK] The US dollar was poised to narrowly ward off a fifth straight day of losses against a basket of currencies on Thursday, as investors looked ahead to inflation data on Friday that may...

[WASHINGTON] Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said gradually raising interest rates is the most appropriate policy approach amid higher uncertainty about inflation, reinforcing the US central bank...

[BENGALURU] Gold edged down on Thursday to its lowest in nearly two weeks on waning risk aversion, and as the US dollar steadied ahead of US consumer inflation data that could offer clues on the...

[NEW YORK] The Federal Reserve is getting more dovish in the face of weak inflation data, reducing the likelihood of a third rate hike this year, which traders already see as very unlikely.

[WASHINGTON] A closely watched measure of US inflation posted only a token increase in July, as low fuel costs continue to weigh on prices, according to data released Thursday.

[NEW YORK] Amazon's plans to cut prices at Whole Foods is great news for shoppers, but not so much for Federal Reserve officials wondering whether they'll ever hit their 2 per cent...

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IT could be the same old, same old this week. Even as many hesitate to read too much into US President Donald Trump's undiplomatic rhetoric, traders could still find themselves losing sleep over...

[NEW YORK] Gold futures extended gains to a nine-week high after a report showed US consumer prices rose less than expected, weakening the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.

[NEW YORK] Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley cautioned that "it's going to take some time" for inflation to rise to the central bank's 2 per cent target...

[WASHINGTON] The US Federal Reserve opened its two-day monetary policy meeting on Tuesday but is widely expected to leave the key interest rate untouched after raising it twice so far this year.