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Business  /  Published 03.03.20

US Federal Reserve cuts rates to stem slide

The US Federal Reserve cut interest rates late on Tuesday evening in an emergency move designed to shield the world’s largest economy from the impact of the coronavirus. The surprise move came hours...
By TT Bureau & Agencies

Business  /  Published 20.12.19

RBI to swap government bonds to check yields

The RBI has decided to launch its own version of US Federal Reserve’s Operation Twist: sell short-term bonds and use the proceeds to buy long-term bonds in order to wring runaway long-term bond yiel...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 09.04.20

Fed offers $2.3 trillion support

The US Federal Reserve on Thursday rolled out a broad, $2.3 trillion effort to bolster local governments and small and mid-sized businesses in its latest move to keep the US economy intact as the coun...
By Reuters in Washington

Business  /  Published 07.09.19

US Fed chief hints at rate cuts

The US Federal Reserve will continue to act “as appropriate” to sustain the economic expansion in the world’s biggest economy, Fed chair Jerome Powell said on Friday in Zurich, sticking to a phr...
By Reuters in Zurich

Business  /  Published 24.03.20

Weak government measures nix market rally

Benchmark indices pared their gains as union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not come up with the much awaited economic package to deal with the effects of the coronavirus.The 30-share BSE Sen...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


Business  /  Published 19.06.19

Fed holds rates, may cut later this year

The US Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased econo...
By Reuters in Washington

Business  /  Published 16.03.20

Co-ordinated global action to combat coronavirus

The US Federal Reserve and its global counterparts moved aggressively with sweeping emergency rate cuts and offers of cheap dollars in a bid to combat the coronavirus pandemic that has roiled markets ...
By Reuters in Sydney

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.19

US Fed policy could play havoc in India

Blame it all on the so-called ‘Fed put’: the widespread belief that the risk of a slump in asset prices will be insured by the policy actions of the Federal Reserve of the United States of America...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 20.06.19

Bond rate dip to help government

Interest rates on bonds, or their yields, eased further on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve indicated interest rate cuts. Analysts expect the yields to fall further, with the Reserve Bank of Ind...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 16.03.20

Measures to slow virus intensify

Bars, restaurants, theatres and cinemas were shutting down in New York, Los Angeles and other global cities to combat the coronavirus pandemic as countries tightened borders and central banks acted ag...
By Reuters in London


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