Posts Tagged ‘US Federal Reserve’

Productivity in US posts best back-to-back quarters since 2015

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • Productivity gains in the US posted the best back-to-back quarters since 2015, echoing a pick-up in economic growth and ...

Why do investors hate everything? Maybe paranoia

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • Only during the 1970s stagflation period and the global financial crisis have so many asset classes had negative returns in a ...

Wall Street: Far more pain needed before ‘Fed put’ kicks in

By BLOOMBERG
MOSCOW • Besieged global investors swimming in a sea of red are consumed with one magic number: The strike price of the so-called Powell ...

Bank Indonesia saves rate bullets as rupiah stabilises

Investors pumping RM5.8b into govt bonds in the 3Q help keep the rupiah fairly stable, restricting its fall for the year to about ...

RM3b foreign outflow from bond market in September

By BERNAMA / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
The foreign capital outflow from the Malaysian bond market continued for the second consecutive month in September ...

Mnuchin says US market ‘correction’ isn’t surprising

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • A day of tumult on Wall Street was just a correction and not a reflection of a wider systemic issue, US Treasury Secretary ...

Guardians of the global economy descend on Bali divided

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • A decade after the guardians of the world economy united to save it from depression, the scope for such shock-and-awe policies ...

Oil is one more headache for emerging Asia’s plans

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Emerging Asia economies that were already under stress amid a US Federal Reserve policy tightening cycle, stronger dollar and ...

September sees a foreign net inflow of RM66.3m in funds

For the 3rd week running in September, foreign funds bought some RM212.3m of stocks on Bursa
By FARA AISYAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN ...

Bank Indonesia hikes rates for 5th time to curb currency rout

The central bank sees economic growth at 5%-5.4% this year, with inflation staying inside the 2.5%-4.5% target in 2018 and ...

Asia builds on defences in Fed-led tightening cycle

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Asia’s worst-hit emerging markets (EMs) moved on yesterday to protect their economies against growing threats from the US ...

US bank debuts fresh challenge for On Deck in new digital push

New York • US Bancorp’s small-business customers will be able to apply for loans online, sparking fresh competition in the battle for offering credit to ...