[NEW YORK] Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said the US economy is strong but could face headwinds next year as policy makers weigh how far and fast to raise interest rates.

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's freeze on its benchmark interest rate extended to two years on Thursday, with the central bank saying there was little prospect of it moving from record lows until...

[BRASÍLIA] Brazil's central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged Wednesday at 6.5 per cent, in its first meeting since far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro was elected with a...

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OCBC Bank has become the latest bank to raise interest rates for credit card late payments, raising questions on whether this would trigger a new round of increases by other banks.

THE European Central Bank (ECB) is starting to consider whether the financial crisis changed forever the way that it controls interest rates.

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that he was intentionally sending a direct message to Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell that he wanted lower...

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RISING interest rates are known to hurt Real Estate Investment Trusts - but in the latest round of hikes, Singapore-listed Reits (S-Reits) appear to have rate-proofed themselves well.

There is no doubt to pundits about the direction of interest rates, but each has a different view on where the trajectory would end.

[SEOUL] Voting in the Bank of Korea's monetary policy board's decision to keep interest rates unchanged at 1.50 per cent in October was not unanimous, Governor Lee Ju Yeol told a news...

[SEOUL] South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy steady on Thursday for a seventh straight meeting, as it assessed new signs of softness in the economy and the potential fallout from...