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Gold, silver prices pulled lower by rising bond yields; analysts now expect some pullback

The precious metals declined during the previous week with rising US bond yield which also boosted buying in dollar.

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Gold prices holds near 2-wk high, US Fed in focus

Gold held steady near a two-week high early on Wednesday, with the prospect of an early U.S. interest rate hike apparently dimming following dovish comments by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen earlier this week.

Asian shares near 6-week high on oil, US Fed expectations

Asian shares held near six-week highs on Wednesday, on a brightening outlook in the energy sector and hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates in the coming months after a disappointingly weak U.S. jo

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Economy improving but timing of rate hike is unclear: Janet Yellen

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is signaling her belief that the U.S. economy is improving but remains defined by so many uncertainties that it's unclear when the Fed should resume raising interest rates.

Janet Yellen says US Fed rate hike likely appropriate in coming months

The Federal Reserve should raise interest rates "in the coming months" if the economy picks up as expected and jobs continue to be generated, U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen said on Friday, bolstering the case for a rate

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Asian shares gain, US dollar firm on US Fed outlook

Asian shares gained on Wednesday, taking cues from sharp gains in European and U.S. financial shares while the dollar was underpinned as investors count on the U.S. Federal Reserve to hike U.S. interest rates in coming months

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Fed’s Bullard: interest rates too low for too long could be risky

St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday that keeping U.S. interest rates too low for too long could feed into future financial instability, although financial instability is not a big concern now.

When and why central banks resort to negative interest rates

Negative interest rates are a signal to banks to lend money to business and retail consumers as it penalises lenders for holding funds.

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Sensex tumbles 461 points on Bank of Japan decision, F&O expiry; Nifty settles below 7,850

The BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty nosedived over 1.50 per cent on Thursday on account of selling in frontline blue chip counters amid F&O expiry.

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US Fed seen holding rates this week with hike still on horizon

U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to hold interest rates steady when they meet this week, but may tweak their description of the economic outlook to reflect more benign conditions, leaving the path open for futur

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Asian shares gain on dovish-sounding US Fed, dollar on defensive

Asian shares gained early on Thursday and the dollar was on the defensive after suffering substantial losses following the U.S. Federal Reserve's move to reduce the number of interest rate hikes planned for this year.

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Gold trend says US Fed made policy mistake

Gold and US Dollar are the two different kinds of global currency. Former, being a hard currency whose supply is found in nature and latter being a paper currency, produced by a central bank.

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China stocks slump on margin call concerns; Hong Kong rebounds

China stocks tumbled again on Wednesday, hitting fresh one-year lows amid signs the recent market rout is triggering margin calls and forced liquidation, threatening yet another vicious downward market spiral.

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Gold prices near 12 week top as US dollar slips ahead of US Fed statement

Gold prices beamed near a 12-week peak on Wednesday, supported by a softer dollar as investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve's first policy meeting of the year.

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Asian stocks subdued ahead of US Fed, sentiment fragile after China rout

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan stood effectively unchanged after shedding 1.2 percent on Tuesday. Australian shares were down 0.3 per cent.

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Federal Reserve minutes: Some saw December rate hike as ‘close call’

Despite the Federal Reserve's unanimous vote to raise a key interest rate last month, some policymakers viewed their decision as a ''close call'' because of stubbornly low inflation.

Asian shares see subdued end to year dominated by US Fed, China

Asian share markets looked set to end a rough, volatile year on a subdued note on Thursday as a renewed slide in oil prices sapped sentiment, a baleful trend that shows every sign of lingering into 2016.

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Indian rupee depreciates over 5 per cent in 2015, may trade in 66-67.5 range

The year 2015 remained not as good as 2014 for Indian rupee as the currency depreciated over 5 per cent this year till December 17.


US Fed betting it will avoid central banks’ errors of the past

The US Federal Reserve is poised to raise interest rates Wednesday for the first time in 9{ years. It may not take so long to know whether its decision was correct.

US Fed rate hike to put pressure on emerging market corporates in 2016

Emerging market companies with debt in dollars and revenue in sinking local currencies could struggle as the U.S. Federal Reserve begins what is expected to be a series of interest rate increases after years of easy money pol

Gold price under pressure on looming US interest rate hike

Gold started off a crucial week on the back foot on Monday, as the Federal Reserve is expected to raise U.S. interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade.

Asian stocks drop as oil rout keeps markets on edge before US Fed

Asian stocks slipped on Monday after Wall Street sank amid plunging crude oil prices, keeping investors on edge ahead of an expected U.S. rate rise by the Federal Reserve later in the week.

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What experts are saying about RBI monetary policy review tomorrow

Analysts are of the view that the Reserve Bank of India is likely to wait for the Budget announcement before proceeding further.

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Want to play the market? Count the US Fed leak weeks: Study

U.S. central bankers not only regularly leak secret information about monetary policy, but the leaks are so predictably timed that a savvy investor without access to the leaked information could make money just by buying stoc

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US Fed keeps rates unchanged, sets up possible December hike

The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, but downplayed global economic headwinds and left the door open to tightening monetary policy at its next meeting in December.

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US Fed will weigh up European Central Bank’s stimulus push as it readies rates message

The European Central Bank's signal that more stimulus is coming for Europe's economy could complicate the U.S. Federal Reserve's own message this week about when it might move in the opposite direction.

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Asian shares rise to two-month highs, US dollar gains on data

Asian shares hit a two-month high on Friday, catching some of Wall Street's shine after upbeat U.S. price and jobless claims data calmed some concerns about the strength of the U.S. economy.

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