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Fed's Yellen Says Rate And Portfolio Plans On Track, Cautions On Inflation

The US economy is healthy enough for the Fed to raise rates and begin winding down its massive bond portfolio, though low inflation and a low neutral rate may leave the central bank with diminished leeway, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday

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Bullish US Federal Reserve Holds Interest Rates Steady, Downplays Economic Weakness

The US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and downplayed weak first-quarter economic growth while emphasising the strength of the labour market, in a sign it was still on track for two more rate rises this year

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Fed Set To Leave Interest Rates Unchanged, May Hint At June Hike

The US Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its meeting this week as it pauses to parse more economic data but may hint it is on track for an increase in June

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Fed Expected To Raise Rates As US Economy Flexes Muscle

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates for the second time in three months on Wednesday, encouraged by strong monthly job gains and confidence that inflation is finally rising to its target

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Yellen Points To March Rate Hike And Confidence Of More This Year

In her comments, Yellen also said rates are likely to rise faster this year as the economy for the first time in her tenure appears clear of any imminent hurdles at home or abroad

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Federal Reserve Minutes Point To Rate Hike 'Fairly Soon'

Many Federal Reserve policymakers said it may be appropriate to raise interest rates again 'fairly soon' should jobs and inflation data come in line with expectations, according to the minutes of the Fed's last policy meeting released on Wednesday

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Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged, Remains Upbeat On Economy

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday in its first meeting since President Donald Trump took office, but painted a relatively upbeat picture of the US economy that suggested it was on track to tighten monetary policy this year

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Rupee Firms Up 10 Paise Against Dollar In Early Trade

Dollar's weakness against other currencies overseas after Fed Chair Janet Yellen indicated the central bank would take a wait-and-see approach to monetary policy, suggesting any rate hikes this year could be slow, supported the rupee, says forex dealers

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Fed Lifts Rates, Sees Faster Pace Of Hikes In Donald Trump's First Year

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday and signalled a faster pace of increases in 2017 as central bankers adapted to the incoming Trump administration's promises of tax cuts, spending and deregulation

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Fed Set To Hike Rates, Policy Outlook Now Hinges On Donald Trump Presidency

The Federal Reserve will conclude its two-day policy meeting on Wednesday afternoon with an interest rate increase all but assured and will issue new forecasts assessing whether the economic outlook has changed since the US election

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Janet Yellen Says Fed Could Raise Interest Rates 'Relatively Soon'

The election of Donald Trump as US president has done nothing to change the Federal Reserve's plans for a rate increase "relatively soon," Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday in Congressional testimony that included a pledge to serve out her term

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US Federal Reserve Keeps Rates Steady, Signals One Hike By End Of Year

The US Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday eptember) but strongly signalled it could still tighten monetary policy by the end of this year as the labour market improved further

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Fed Expected To Keep Rates Unchanged, May Signal Year-end Hike

The US Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday amid tepid inflation and recent weak economic data, but could signal an increased likelihood of a hike by the end of the year

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Festive-Buying Spurs Asian Gold Demand; Indian Discounts Narrow

The safe-haven bullion has shed about 1 per cent this week after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen last week left the door open to a US interest rate hike in September

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Yuan, Rupee To Fall As US Fed Hike Risks Rise: Poll

The Chinese yuan is expected to weaken more than previously thought in a year from now, as will India's rupee, as a slowdown in growth in Asia and rising chances of a near-term interest rate hike in the US boost the dollar, a Reuters poll found

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