US PRESIDENT Donald Trump's hectoring aside, it's exceedingly rare the Federal Reserve raises interest rates when stocks are behaving this badly...

COMMENTARY

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

[SAN FRANCISCO] With the US economy at full employment and inflation at the Federal Reserve's 2 per cent goal, the US central bank should press on with its plan for gradual interest rate hikes...

INDONESIA'S central bank raised its benchmark interest rate a fourth time since May in a surprise move aimed at underpinning the currency as volatility sweeps across emerging markets...

INDONESIA'S central bank raised its benchmark interest rate a fourth time since May in a surprise move aimed at underpinning the currency as volatility sweeps across emerging markets...

[MOSCOW] Russia's central bank, one of a handful in Europe to cut interest rates this year, could increasingly consider a hike after the ruble slumped following the latest US sanctions and the...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank surprised most economists by raising its benchmark interest rate a fourth time since May, moving swiftly to contain the volatility sweeping across emerging...

CANADIAN consumers are feeling little pain from four rate hikes by the Bank of Canada, despite all warnings to the contrary, with most escaping higher monthly mortgage costs, others priced out of...

BRITISH inflation unexpectedly held steady last month, denting market confidence about a Bank of England interest rate hike next month and sending sterling to a 10-month low against the US dollar.