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Oil steps back on Saudi supply reassurance, focus shifts to Fed

09 September, 2019 9:45 am 9:45 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices cooled on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia said full oil production would be restored by month’s end while caution ahead of an expected US interest rate cut kept wider financial markets in tight ranges. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.13 % while Japan’s Nikkei was flat. … Read More


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Asia stocks retreat after Fed tempers aggressive rate cut expectations

06 June, 2019 8:58 am 8:58 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks retreated on Wednesday and the dollar inched up from three-month lows after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations in the markets for aggressive monetary easing. Fed Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the central bank is “insulated from short-term political pressures,” pushing back against US President Donald Trump’s demand for a … Read More


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Asia stocks scale 4-month peak as Fed turns more cautious; dollar sags

01 January, 2019 9:16 am 9:16 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asia stocks rose to a four-month high on Thursday after the Federal Reserve pledged to be patient with further interest rate hikes, signaling a potential end to its tightening cycle amid signs of slowing global growth. The dollar struggled near a three-week trough against its major peers and US Treasury yields were … Read More


Fed says it whipped US unemployment, maybe too well

09 September, 2018 11:39 am 11:39 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Federal Reserve officials tout a decade of falling unemployment as among their major victories in fighting the economic crisis of 2007 to 2009. Now they are beginning to worry they have been too successful. When unemployment falls as low as it is currently, Boston Federal Reserve bank president Eric Rosengren said … Read More


Deutsche Bank fails Fed stress test while three US lenders stumble

06 June, 2018 9:52 am 9:52 am

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank AG’s (DBKGn.DE) U.S. subsidiary failed on Thursday the second part of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s annual stress tests due to “widespread and critical deficiencies” in the bank’s capital planning controls. The Fed board’s unanimous objection to Deutsche Bank’s US capital plan marks another blow for the German lender, sending … Read More