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Fed"s Rosengren says low rates, below-target inflation limit "room to maneuver"

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 15th, 2019

Fed"s Clarida: Jobless rate may have room to fall without inflation

The U.S. unemployment rate may have room to fall further without leading to excessive inflation, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said on Tuesday in comments that could further solidify the central bank's hesitancy to raise rates further......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 9th, 2019

UK inflation edges higher as Bank of England meets on rates

Official figures show that inflation edged higher in February but remains slightly below the Bank of England's target......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 20th, 2019

Economic Preview: Roaring U.S. jobs market, waning inflation give Fed room to pause on interest rates

A gargantuan surge in new jobs in December, a recent lull in inflation and a more cautious Federal Reserve have dispelled fears that the U.S. faces a looming recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Core Inflation Remained Near Fed"s Target in August

A key measure of underlying inflation remained at the Federal Reserve’s target for a fourth consecutive month in August, after policy makers reiterated their plan to continue raising interest rates through next year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 28th, 2018

Fed"s Rosengren wants to hike interest rates until they limit economic growth

Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said Friday that he would like the central bank to keep raising interest rates gradually until they start to restrict growth. The Fed's benchmark rate, .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 7th, 2018

Fed likely to need to hike rates "a bit beyond neutral": Evans

The Federal Reserve will likely have to raise interest rates past the neutral rate to keep the economy on a sustainable growth path and inflation around target, according to Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 6th, 2018

Richmond Fed President Says Continued Low Interest Rates Are Tough to Justify

Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin said it’s difficult to justify keeping interest rates low when the economy is strong, unemployment is low and inflation is at the central bank’s target......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 8th, 2018

BOJ seeks to make ammunition last longer as options dwindle

The Bank of Japan takes measures to make its massive stimulus programme more flexible and pledges to keep interest rates low, in line with its forecast that it will take time for inflation to hit its 2 percent target. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 31st, 2018

Factbox: Key changes made to BOJ"s policy framework on July 31

The Bank of Japan took measures to make its massive stimulus program more flexible and pledged to keep interest rates low for the time being on Tuesday, reflecting its forecast that it would take time for inflation to hit its 2 percent target......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 31st, 2018

BOJ adopts forward guidance on rates, makes framework flexible

The Bank of Japan pledged to keep interest rates "very low" for the time being and took measures to make its massive stimulus program more flexible on Tuesday, reflecting its forecast that it would take time for inflation to hit its 2 percent target......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 31st, 2018

BOJ takes steps to make policy flexible but vows to keep rates low

The Bank of Japan took measures to make its massive stimulus program more flexible and pledged to keep interest rates low for the time being on Tuesday, reflecting its forecast that it would take time for inflation to hit its 2 percent target......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 31st, 2018

Australian Dollar Shrugs As RBA Holds OCR At Record Low, Again

DailyFX com Australian Dollar RBA Policy Decision Talking Points The RBA left interest rates alone again It noted that inflation remains below target but thinks it will rise back into that band this year There was little here for Aussie Dollar.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqJul 3rd, 2018

Bank Of Japan Leaves Policy Unchanged, Downgrades Inflation, Continues "Stealth" Taper

Yen is weaker following The BOJ's decision (with one dissent) to leave policy rates unchanged and maintain their JGB holdings target. BoJ did downgrade their inflation outlook but made no mention of its ongoi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 14th, 2018

Fed clambers back to positive real rates, now debate is when to stop

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will likely raise its target interest rate to above the rate of inflation for the first time in a decade next week, igniting a new debate: when to stop......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2018

U.S. Inflation Firms in April, Stays at Fed Target for Second Month Straight

Inflation remained at the Federal Reserve’s target in April for a second straight month, a sign of firming prices in the U.S. economy that underscores policy makers’ plans to gradually raise interest rates......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

Sending a signal: RBI should consider raising rates, even if by 25 bps

There is no room for overconfidence on the inflation front......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 28th, 2018

Steady As She Goes: Fed Holds Rates But Says Inflation Nearing Its Target

Inflation, the market’s favorite boogeyman, is closer to the Fed’s long-term goal but seems to be under control, the Fed said Wednesday as it kept its target rate unchanged in a range between 1.5 percent and 1.75 percent. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 2nd, 2018

The Fed: ‘Symmetric’ is the new buzzword as Fed adds adjective to description of inflation target

Here are the reactions by economists to news the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged at the two-day meeting ending May 2......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2018

Fed stands pat on rates, clears way for June hike

The Fed kept its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged, but noted inflation has picked up close to its 2% target, opening door to a .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 2nd, 2018

Fed keeps key rate unchanged, says inflation near target

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady Wednesday and expressed confidence that a recent rise in inflation to near the U.S. central bank's 2 percent target would be sustained, leaving it on track to raise borrowing costs in June......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 2nd, 2018