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Federal Reserve Policymakers Increasingly Divided On Way Ahead, Minutes Show

The readout of the meeting, released on Wednesday, also showed that the Fed agreed it would soon need to discuss increasing the size of its balance sheet following ructions in short-term money markets.

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Asian Units Up As Slowdown Fears Lift Hopes For Fed Rate Cuts

A current account surplus and strong foreign reserves have helped the baht, Asia's best-performing currency, but extended strength in the unit has put pressure on the export-reliant economy and prompted central bank moves to curb inflows.

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Gold Dips 1%, Set For Weekly Fall On Good US Data, Trade Optimism

Spot gold was 0.9 per cent lower at $1,504.86 per ounce as of 0957 GMT, having shed as much as 1 per cent earlier in the session, and retreating from an over six-year peak of $1,557 touched on Wednesday.

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Gold Prices Tick Up On Recession Fears, Trade Uncertainty

On Wednesday, the bullion ended lower but remained around its over six-year peak of $1,554.56 hit on Monday.

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Oil Falls As Trade War Raises Recession Fears

Brent crude was down 63 cents, or 1.1 per cent, at $ 58.71 a barrel by 0232 GMT, having earlier touched $ 58.24, the lowest since Aug. 15.

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Oil Prices Nudge Higher, Eyes On Speech By Fed Chair

Brent crude rose 29 cents, or 0.5%, to $60.21 a barrel by 0629 GMT, while U.S. crude futures were at $55.53 a barrel, up 18 cents, or 0.3%. Both contracts were on track for a second week of gains.

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Global Markets: Caution Grips Asian Shares As Fed Events Loom Large

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dithered either side of flat after three straight days of gains.

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Indian Markets Slip After Fed's 'Less Dovish' Comments

The rupee was at 70.44 to the dollar in morning trade after opening at 70.68 and weaker than Wednesday’s close of 70.39. The 10-year benchmark bond yield was at 7.25 percent from the previous close of 7.22 percent

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Gold Hits 1-Week High; Investors Eye Fed Meeting

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is widely expected to raise interest rates at its two-day meeting starting later in the day, but the focus will be on its outlook for 2019

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Gold Subdued Ahead Of Fed Chair Speech, G20 Summit

Investors will hold steady until the minutes of the Federal Reserve meeting are released and more clarity emerges around the trade conflict leading into the G20 summit, said ANZ analyst Daniel Hynes

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Global Stocks Struggle Higher, Dollar Sapped By Rate Hike Uncertainty

Asia had taken a while to warm up but finished strongly and Europe was heading for its first rise in four sessions as mining, tech and bank share gains helped offset a nasty prang to the car sector

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Global Stocks Tumble After Trump 'Crazy' Fed Comment

The steep drop in Asia followed a decline on Wall Street of nearly 830 points, the biggest fall since February, amid US President Donald Trump's latest criticism of the Federal Reserve, the US central bank

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IMF Chief Defends Rate Hikes After Trump Slams 'Crazy' Fed

"It is clearly a necessary development for those economies that are showing much improved growth, inflation that is picking up, unemployment that is extremely low," IMF Chief Christine Lagarde said

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Trump Says Fed Has Gone Crazy After Dow Industrial Tumbles

In a brief interaction with reporters yesterday, when asked about the tumbling down of the stock market, US President Donald Trump said he was not worried about it. "I think the Fed is making a mistake", he said

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Rupee Slides 6 Paise Against US Dollar

Erasing its early gains on account of dollar demand from importers and banks, Rupee slipped 6 paise to 72.65 against US currency in late morning deals today

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