Posts Tagged ‘US Federal Reserve’

Ringgit hits 3-month high on dovish Fed

The Fed cutting the key lending rate by 50bps will possibly open a path towards the RM4.09 support level
by MARK RAO / pic by BLOOMBERG THE ringgit ...

Traders, federal govt at risk from volatility in ringgit and oil prices

While Washington and Beijing have agreed to a trade truce pending ongoing talks, this is far from the definitive agreement markets were hoping for
By ...

Ringgit buoyed by external trade and anticipation of Fed rate cut

The local note finished 0.9% stonger against the greenback last week, ending 2 straight months of losses
By MARK RAO / Pic By TMR File THE ringgit has ...

Fed wants markets to suspend disbelief on inflation

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • When it comes to inflation, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) seems to want the market to expect the unexpected. Investors don’t ...

Fed’s Williams says central banks should prepare for slow growth

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • Monetary policymakers around the world should review their strategies to prepare for a future of slow economic growth and low ...

Manila is ground zero for the US-China rivalry

By Daniel Moss / BLOOMBERG
The impasse in trade talks between the world’s two largest economies has roiled markets and spurred all sorts of dire ...

Treasury yields ‘extraordinarily low’, says JPMorgan CEO

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • JPMorgan Chase & Co CEO Jamie Dimon (picture) repeated his warning about the need to prepare for higher US Treasury ...

Investors brace for insights into world economy

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The world economy’s ability to rebound from its recent soft patch will be tested anew this week as data is released from ...

Goldman says Fed losing forecasting edge a game changer

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Risky assets are reacting more strongly to hawkish monetary shocks from the US Federal Reserve (Fed) in recent years, ...

Half of economists expect BoJ’s next move to be more easing

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • About half of economists now expect the Bank of Japan’s (BoJ) next policy move to be monetary easing, including three who see it ...

A roller coaster year thus far for ringgit

The local note has lost ground on fears that BNM will lower the OPR next month
By MARK RAO / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL There was much cheer when the ...

A RM25t reason to buy into Asian equities

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • If BlackRock Inc CEO Larry Fink is right and global stocks are poised for a “melt up” scenario, several of Asia’s markets may ...