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Dollar Rise Hits Commodities As Fed Talks Of Tightening

Markets imply only one US rate increase and dealers suspect an orchestrated attempt by the Fed to shift that thinking

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Globescan: Time’s Ripe?

The shares in the rights offering will be sold at a 35 per cent discount to 10 March’s closing price, and the family of CEO Lakshmi Mittal will maintain their 37 per cent holding in the company. The firm said it would offer shares.

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Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged, Sees Only Two Hikes This Year

Fresh policy and economic projections from Fed officials on Wednesday showed a clear majority expect two quarter-point hikes by the end of 2016

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Sensex Down 70 Points In Early Trade On Falling Exports

The 30-share Sensex fell further by 70.14 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 24,481.03 with healthcare, FMCG, teck, IT, auto, capital goods and power stocks leading the fall.

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Oil Down 3 Per Cent On Technical Pressure, US Stockpile Worry

Uncertainty over how the Federal Reserve will word its policy statement on Wednesday also fed jitters in financial markets

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Fed To Sit Tight On Rates At March Meet, Hint At Hikes To Come

The European Central Bank's decision last week to ease policy further may help add to confidence that action has been taken to underpin growth in Europe, helping ensure a stalling of global growth drag on the US

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Globescan: Fresh Uptick

The economic outlook was further bolstered by another report showing construction spending scaling a more than eight-year high in January

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Globescan: Happy Tidings

The Labour Department said its Consumer Price Index, excluding the volatile food and energy components, increased 0.3 per cent last month, the biggest gain since August 2011, following a 0.2 per cent rise in December.

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Dollar Defensive As Yellen Sticks To Script

The end effect was probably what she wanted; no material shift in the Fed fund futures. The two-year Treasury yield reversed an early rise to close a touch lower

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Yellen: Fed Not Likely To Reverse Course On Rates Despite Risks

'There is always a risk of a recession...and global financial developments could produce a slowing in the economy,' Fed Chair Janet Yellen says

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Dollar Near Three-And-A-Half Month Lows Amid Doubts Over European Banks' Health

The dollar's fall has been most notable against the yen, which had been depressed at low levels over a long period because of the Bank of Japan's aggressive monetary easing since 2013

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Gold Clings Near 3-Month Peak As US Rate Hike Views Ease

Gold rallied 1.2 per cent overnight, the biggest daily gain since 20 January. It has risen nearly 8 per cent so far this year

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Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged, 'Closely Monitoring' Global Markets

The decision by the central bank's rate-setting committee was widely expected after a month-long plunge in US and world equities raised concerns an abrupt global slowdown could drag on US growth

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Rise In US Jobless Claims Spurs Labor Market Worries

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 293,000 for the week ended Jan. 16, the highest reading since early July

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Globescan: Mixed Feeling

US online retail giant Amazon said it plans to produce 16 feature films a year, throwing down the gauntlet to Netflix, whose African war drama Beasts of No Nation may be headed for Oscar glory in February.

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