[WASHINGTON] US central bankers "can afford to be patient" before raising interest rates again, given low inflation and uncertainty about the outlook, according to the minutes of the...

[ATLANTA] From rising wages to a slowdown in housing, economic evidence is mounting that the US Federal Reserve is at or near a neutral level of interest rates where it can take stock of where the...

[WASHINGTON] US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell tried to reassure financial markets on Friday that rising interest rates were not locked in and reasserted the central bank's independence...

ANALYSTS expect the United States Federal Reserve to hike interest rates twice instead of thrice this year, with the Fed Funds rate forecast at 3 per cent.

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump on Tuesday marked Christmas with a renewed attack on the central bank over plunging stocks, as he aired a catalogue of grievances in a downbeat gathering at the...

[WASHINGTON] The US central bank sent a strong signal on Friday that it would be willing to reconsider expected interest rate hikes amid new data showing President Donald Trump's multi-front...

[WASHINGTON] The US Federal Reserve raised the benchmark interest rate on Wednesday, a move sure to anger President Donald Trump, but it also sent a clear signal it expects to slow its rate increases...

[WASHINGTON] The US central bank opened its two-day policy meeting on Tuesday and, despite renewed attacks from President Donald Trump, is expected to announce the fourth interest rate increase of...

OUTLOOK 2019

AFTER registering its biggest weekly drop in more than three months last week, amid a stronger-than-expected rally this year, the US dollar regained its footing this week and is expected to continue...

GOLDMAN Sachs Group Inc expects the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this month, but said the proba-bility of a follow-up move in March has fallen to slightly below 50 per cent.