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Fed raises interest rates, keeps 2018 policy outlook unchanged

(Dec 14): The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged even as policymakers projected a short-term jump in US economic growth from

Fed set to hold rates steady ahead of Trump's leadership decision

(Nov 1): The Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as speculation swirls on who will be its next leader, but the US central bank will likely point to a firming e

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Risk of a more hawkish Fed

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): Speculation is rising about an imminent nomination to replace Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve.

Global Markets

Fed to shrink assets next month, boost rates by year end

(Sept 21): The Federal Reserve moved to dismantle a pillar of crisis-era support for the world’s biggest economy and stuck with its forecast to raise interest rates again this year, saying hurrican

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Fed's Yellen to headline annual Jackson Hole policy conference

NEW YORK (Aug 18): Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will join European Central Bank President Mario Draghi in Jackson Hole, Wyoming next week, setting the stage for a potentially revealing debate

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Fed minutes suggest increasing tensions on inflation shortfall

WASHINGTON (July 6): Federal Reserve policymakers were increasingly split on the outlook for inflation and how it might affect the future pace of interest rate rises, according to the minutes of th

Yellen sees more rate hikes ahead if economy stays on course

(Feb 14): Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said more interest-rate increases will be appropriate if the US economy meets the central bank’s outlook of gradually rising inflation and tightening la

Yellen wisely keeps Fed on a steady course: Bloomberg View

(Aug 27): There was much speculation that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen would use her speech to central bankers and economists gathered at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday to announce a major

Yellen says Brexit vote influenced Fed call to hold rates steady

(June 16): Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said next week’s referendum in the UK on whether to remain in the European Union was a factor in the US central bank’s decision to hold interest rates

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