US FEDERAL Reserve officials stressed that risks to the US economy remained elevated as they agreed to put interest rates on hold following their third cut this year.

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on the Federal Reserve to cut the benchmark interest rate significantly, moments before the central bank was due to open its two-day policy...

GOLD REPORT

DOVISH signals from US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell bolstered bullion appeal as traders maintain bets for a quarter-basis point cut at the next Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)...

SINCE the end of last year, the outlook for monetary policy globally, especially in the US, has changed dramatically. Before the December 2018 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, we...

FEDERAL RESERVE officials signalled on Wednesday they're prepared to move interest rates higher or lower as needed, but an unusual mix of risks means they could remain on hold all year.

THE Federal Reserve does not expect to raise the benchmark lending rate again this year, according to a closely-watched forecast released Wednesday, a surprising sign the US economy is slowing....

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) decision to pause rate increases was long telegraphed and widely expected. But the highly dovish messaging in the Federal Reserve statement and...

THE Federal Reserve left the key US lending rate unchanged on Wednesday, and said it would be "patient" about making any further changes, in the clearest signal yet the central bank has...

THE Federal Reserve's best laid plan for a below-the-radar rundown of its US$4.1 trillion balance sheet has gone awry....

COMMENTARY

ALTHOUGH the November Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting was a sleeper, the December 18-19 one is expected to generate some buzz.