[WASHINGTON] US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell downplayed concerns in recent days about a cash crunch in US financial markets, saying the situation says little about the real economy.

COMMENTARY

DON'T expect Asia to take many leads from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's signal that further US interest rate cuts are coming.  That's not because the Fed chief's comments last Friday at...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump sharply criticised Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday and said he wouldn't try to stop the chief US central banker if he offered to resign.

[WASHINGTON] Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell vowed Friday to act to ensure that the US economic expansion continues, but admitted the central bank had limited tools to respond to an...

[WASHINGTON] When the leader of the Federal Reserve speaks, the world listens. But the relentless attacks by US President Donald Trump ensure Fed Chair Jerome Powell's speech on Friday will be...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump resumed his attacks on Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday, blaming him for keeping the economy from growing much faster.

[WASHINGTON] Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will have no lack of material to choose from when he kicks off the central bank's annual Jackson Hole symposium on Friday with a speech on the...

WALL STREET INSIGHT

US stocks were flat last week but the calm waters masked an explosion of volatility below the surface that could represent a turn in the market cycle.

[NEW YORK] Kim Forrest started worrying as soon as Jerome Powell said trade tensions had cooled to a "simmer." While not claiming to know what the president thinks, she sensed the market was...

FED WATCH

THE US Federal Reserve has surprised few by delivering a 25 basis point cut - its first in 11 years - following its July meeting.