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Friday, September 17, 2021

Federal Reserve


Managing tantrum

June 19, 2021 8:26 am

RBI needs to be watchful of implications of withdrawal of accommodative policies by the US central bank

Fed pulls interest rate hikes into 2023

June 17, 2021 12:15 am

New projections saw a majority of 11 Fed officials pencil in at least two quarter-point interest rate increases for 2023, even as officials in their statement pledged to keep policy supportive for now to encourage an ongoing jobs recovery.

Explained: The Fed Reserve's plan for cryptocurrencies, and why it is significant

May 27, 2021 11:13 am

The US Federal Reserve is going to issue a paper shortly that will focus on the benefits and risks of a central bank digital currency, seeking public comment on whether it should go ahead with the plan and flagging the risks etc.

Explained: Indian market, after Federal Reserve move

March 19, 2021 8:01 am

A day after the US announcement that interest rates are being kept low, the Indian market fell 1%. This may be a correction over immediate concerns; analysts are optimistic about the market in the long run.

Fed expects growth surge, inflation jump in 2021 but no rate hike

March 18, 2021 9:51 am

Federal Reserve news today: Fed officials, in fact, expect economic growth to remain above trend for at least two years to come, at 3.3% in 2022 and 2.2% in 2023, compared to estimated long-term potential growth of just 1.8%.

Federal Reserve's Jerome Powell says coronavirus spike threatens US economy

November 18, 2020 10:50 am

While Powell did not elaborate, the government reported earlier Tuesday that retail sales grew just 0.3% in October, the smallest gain since the pandemic sent sales plunging nearly 15% in April.

Donald Trump's Federal Reserve nominee Judy Shelton blocked in Senate, for now

November 18, 2020 9:32 am

Judy Shelton, 66, has come under fire for inconsistent, controversial views. She told lawmakers in her previous February confirmation hearing that "no one tells me what to do."

US Senate likely to vote on controversial Federal Reserve pick next week

November 13, 2020 12:55 pm

Judy Shelton, a conservative economics commentator, has run into stiff opposition from Senate Democrats, most economists, and many former Federal Reserve officials.

Explained: Reading the Federal Reserve's guidance

September 20, 2020 10:22 am

To stimulate the US economy, Federal Reserve has indicated that benchmark interest rates would remain near zero at least until 2023. What is the background of its guidance, and the implications for India?

Fed signals rates to stay near zero for at least three years

September 17, 2020 12:35 am

The statement reflects the central bank’s new long-term policy framework in which officials will allow inflation to overshoot their 2% target after periods of under-performance.