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 press...

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.

US TREASURIES

A SECTION of the US Treasuries yield curve just inverted for the first time in more than a decade.

STOCKS

CAUTION weighed heavily in the air ahead of the major US-North Korea one-on-one powwow right here in Singapore while fears over global trade loomed after the Group of Seven meeting over the weekend...

FEDERAL Reserve officials signalled they are set to raise interest rates at their meeting in June, but sent no clear message on whether they'd hike one or two more times this year following that...