ARTICLES RELATING TO RATE HIKE

US Fed sees no rate hikes in 2019

2019-03-20 21:02

Federal Reserve officials scaled back their projected interest-rate increases this year to zero.

Trump now wants to fire Fed boss Jerome Powell, say insiders

2018-12-22 13:18

US President Donald Trump has discussed firing Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell as his frustration with the central bank chief intensified following this week’s interest-rate increase and months of stock-market losses, according to four people familiar with the matter.

 

More Fed officials favour rate-hike pause

2019-01-10 06:25

Four Federal Reserve regional chiefs declared that the central bank can take its time to assess market turbulence and risks to the US economy before adjusting monetary policy again.

Fed raises rates for the fourth time this year, trims forecast for 2019 hikes

2018-12-19 21:23

The Federal Reserve raised borrowing costs for the fourth time this year, ignoring a stock-market sell-off and defying pressure from US president Donald Trump, while dialling back projections for interest rates and economic growth in 2019.

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