Trump has discussed firing U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Powell

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 - 10:41 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump has discussed firing Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing sources.

Dollar nears 2018 high ahead of Powell speech

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 09:09 GMT

Scaling back rate increases could weaken the dollar, the world’s most liquid currency, which has risen 10 percent since January.

Asian shares rise after Powell speech, stronger yuan lifts China

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 08:20 GMT

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was up 1.1 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock index .N225 closed 0.9 percent higher.

Fed to communicate clearly to avoid market disruptions: Powell

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 08:35 GMT

The Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes may not pose as big a risk for global financial markets and emerging market economies as many have thought.