Fed interest rate hike

Fed delivers third-straight big hike, sees more increases ahead - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

US Economy

Fed delivers third-straight big hike, sees more increases ahead

The US Fed has raised interest rates by 75 basis points for the third consecutive time and forecast they would reach 4.6% in 2023.

US Economy

Aggressive Fed moves back in play as yields surge on CPI shock

Two-year Treasury yields climbed to a 15-year high of 3.19% and the 10-year equivalent added as much as 4 basis points to 3.20%.

Investing strategies

2022: A year of reopening, rate hike and GST increase

After a false start in 2021, economic reopening is deemed inevitable, says Phillip Securities' Terence Chua.

US Economy

US Fed officials no rush to raise interest rates before scheduled policy meeting in March

Money markets suggest about even odds on the possibility of a 50 basis-point increase in March

China Focus

PBOC slashes reserve ratio once more as China faces bleaker end to the year

(Oct 8): China’s central bank cut the amount of cash lenders must hold as reserves for the fourth time this year, as policy makers seek to shore up the faltering domestic economy amid a worsening trade war.

Global Markets

Fed likely to raise interest rates 4 times in 2018 as US growth gains: Goldman Sachs

(Nov 20): The US economy is heading into 2018 with strong momentum that’s likely to boost wages and inflation more broadly, requiring the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates four times next year, Goldman Sachs Group economists said in a research not

Global investor confidence levels up for Oct, but still shy of neutral reading

SINGAPORE (Oct 26): Institutional investors around the world have recorded an improvement in risk appetite for the second month running, driving State Street’s global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) up by 3.6 points to 99.1 in October from September’s

‘Bumpy ride’ ahead for Asian markets? Knowing these 6 things could save you a lot of pain!

SINGAPORE (May 27): A Fed interest rate hike looms like a guillotine over the Asian markets.