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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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Fed Minutes Suggest Increasing Tensions On Inflation Shortfall

Federal Reserve policymakers were increasingly split on the outlook for inflation and how it might affect the future pace of interest rate rises

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Central Bank Shares Down 4% After RBI Move

Shares of Central Bank of India fell by 4 per cent as the company has been placed under the RBI's watchlist on Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) owing to high bad loans and negative return on assets

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Fed Raises Rates, Unveils Balance Sheet Cuts In Sign Of Confidence

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in three months and said it would begin cutting its holdings of bonds and other securities this year, signaling its confidence in a growing U.S. economy and strengthening job market

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RBI Allows Banks To Invest In REITs

Assocham President Sandeep Jajodia welcomed the permission given by the central bank to the banks to invest their funds in the Real Estate Investment Trusts

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BOJ Eases Policy With Modest Increase In ETF Buying

Central bank maintained its base money target at 80 trillion yen ($775 billion) as well as the pace of purchases for other assets including Japanese government bonds

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Brexit Mess Boosts Prospects Of Asia Central Bank Easings

A round of Asian central bank policy meetings in the region this month could reveal an increased bias to ease policy, if not deliver outright interest rate cuts

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Raghuram Rajan Says Three-year Term Too Short For RBI Governor

Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan, whose three-year term comes to an end in nine weeks, on Thursday pitched for a longer tenure for the central bank head, saying the global practice has to be emulated in India as well

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What To Make Of The Latest FOMC Meeting? FED Flip Flop To Continue?

The Fed’s indecision should not come as a surprise. The central bank has gone to the edge of a rate hike a number of times in the past few years, only to pull back

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RBI Governor Rajan Floats 'Traffic Signal' Like Control On Central Bankers

Says the policies with zero-to-positive spillover effect for the rest of the world can be given 'green label', while those with negative potential impact for others should be labelled 'red'

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RBI Sets Some State Loans' Cut-offs At Six-month Low

The Reserve Bank of India set cut-off yields on Monday for some state government bonds at a six-month low, in the first tranche of auctions for the financial year 2016-/17, due to lower amounts, strong demand from state-owned banks and insurers, traders said

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Gold Holds Near 13-month High Ahead Of US Jobs Data

US nonfarm payrolls are estimated to have risen by 190,000 last month after increasing by 151,000 in January

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Bad Loan Clean-up Takes Toll On State Banks' Earnings

Four state-run banks report a spike in bad loans and provisions for sour debt on Tuesday after a clean-up exercise ordered by RBI, sending three of them to net losses for the fiscal third quarter

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