Treasuries may have to wait until after New Year for resolutions

2018-12-30 09:44

Perhaps the best that can be said of a painful year across financial markets is that there’s room for improvement in 2019.

Trump selects Powell for Fed chair to replace Yellen - sources

2017-11-02 07:49

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to the top job at the US central bank, according to four people familiar with the decision.

Monetary policy uncertainty edges dollar lower

2017-08-25 20:00

The rand strengthened in light of dollar weakness, following Janet Yellen's speech which avoided clues on the future of monetary policy.

Yellen sees inflation key uncertainty amid moderate growth

2017-07-12 20:17

Federal Reserve Chair has said the US economy should continue to expand over the next few years, allowing the central bank to hike rates, while also monitoring too-low inflation.

Yellen sees more rate hikes needed if US economy stays on course

2017-02-14 17:32

Federal Reserve chairperson Janet Yellen says more interest rate hikes will be appropriate if the economy meets the central bank’s outlook of gradually rising inflation and tightening labour markets.

WATCH: The one thing the Fed should say, but doesn't

Bloomberg Gadfly's Lisa Abramowicz tells us why it's important for Janet Yellen and Fed officials to become more transparent about some of their conversations.

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Yellen spurs traders to push back bets for rate hike

2016-03-30 08:50

Bond traders have pushed back bets for when the Fed Reserve will raise interest rates after chair Janet Yellen said the global economy presents heightened risks.

US economy, banks resilient to shocks - Fed official

2016-02-14 15:30

A top Federal Reserve official says the US economy and its banking system are strong enough to weather large shocks, amid worries of risks from global market turbulence.

Central Banks consider rate changes in the week ahead

2016-01-25 07:00

Central banks will be making monetary policy decisions this week. Giacomo Bonavera, head of foreign exchange trading at Capilis Asset Managers, shares more on what to expect.

Global economy: The week ahead

2015-08-03 05:00

Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen has made it clear she's looking for "some" improvement in the job market before voting for the first Fed interest rate rise.


Rand strengthens on the back of new Fed chair rumours

2017-11-02 10:32

The rand has made sharp gains overnight following rumours that US President Donald Trump will nominate a new chair for the Federal Reserve Bank.

Yellen says imprudent to stay on hold until inflation at 2%

2017-09-27 13:26

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says gradually raising interest rates is the most appropriate policy approach amid higher uncertainty about inflation.

Yellen: Any changes to financial rules should be modest

2017-08-25 17:44

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says any rollback of post-crisis financial reforms should be “modest” because they’ve made the banking system safer.

Rand rallies as US Fed raises interest rates

2017-03-16 07:32

The rand has rallied by almost 1.5% after the US Fed’s move to raise interest rates without accelerating the timeline for future tightening sent global stocks and bonds jumping.

US stocks mixed on rate hike prospects

2016-08-28 11:16

US stocks have been mixed on after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen incated the case for a rate hike is strengthening, raising expectations of a move by year-end.

Rand breaks through R15/$ for first time since Dec

2016-03-30 10:16

The rand has broken the R15/$ ceiling after US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen surprised with some dovish comments, depreciating the dollar against most currencies.

Fed scales back rate-rise forecasts as global risks remain

2016-03-17 06:20

Federal Reserve officials have held off from raising borrowing costs and scaled back forecasts for how high interest rates will rise this year.

Yellen warns of rising risks to US economy

2016-02-10 23:28

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has warned that the US economy faces risks from tightening domestic financial conditions as well as global economic turmoil.

Bond guru warns of Yellen's flawed inflation fear

2015-12-17 07:22

Bond guru Bill Gross says Janet Yellen is overly concerned about inflation, and that will hurt the world’s biggest debt market.

Dollar stalks decade high

2015-07-20 14:43

The greenback is stampeding toward its strongest in at least a decade as traders reestablish bets on US policy divergence from global stimulus.

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