Janet Yellen

Trump nominates Fed's Powell to lead U.S. central bank

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 08:18 GMT

Trump on Thursday tapped Fed Governor Jerome Powell to become head of the U.S. central bank.

Trump met Fed's Yellen in Fed chair search

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 06:51 GMT

President Donald Trump met on Thursday with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, a White House official said on Thursday.

U.S. economy hums along, still few signs of inflation -Fed

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 06:26 GMT

The U.S. economy expanded at a modest to moderate pace in Sept. through early October despite few signs of an acceleration in inflation, the Federal Reserve said.

Fed's Yellen says AIG's threat to stability is reduced after downsizing

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 08:23 GMT

American International Group Inc poses less of a threat to financial stability because it shrank its assets by more than $500 billion.

US STOCKS-Consumer stocks limit gains on Wall St

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 07:35 GMT

Losses in consumer stocks including Nike reined in gains for Wall Street's main indexes on Wednesday.

Yellen says gradual hikes should continue, despite weak inflation

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 07:50 GMT

The Federal Reserve needs to continue gradual rate hikes despite broad uncertainty about the path of inflation, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday.

US STOCKS-Wall St slips on mounting N. Korea tensions

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 04:19 GMT

U.S. stocks gave up early gains on Tuesday as rising tensions between the US and N. Korea weighed, while investors awaited Fed Chair's speech for over interest rate hikes.

Wall St clings to records, helped by banks; tech falters

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 02:20 GMT

The S&P 500 ended slightly higher on Monday as financial stocks rose ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting, but the Nasdaq pared gains sharply.

US dollar losing its luster as safe haven investment

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 11:25 GMT

In times of uncertainty or crisis, investors typically take refuge in "safe" options like the Swiss franc.

Euro holds gains on bets for ECB tightening but stocks mixed

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 - 09:42 GMT

he euro held its gains on Monday as traders bet the European Central Bank will start to wind down its crisis-era stimulus programme.

Dollar inches higher ahead of Jackson Hole

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 - 08:56 GMT

The dollar gained more ground against the yen and the euro on Friday as traders bet Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen would promise.

Stability concerns focus at Fed ahead of Yellen speech

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 - 08:13 GMT

The stock market's steady rise, still low long-term bond yields and a sagging dollar are girding the Fed's intent to raise interest rates again this year.

Most Asia markets up after Wall St record, China growth stable

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 09:57 GMT

Most Asian markets rose Monday following another record close on Wall Street.