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China will drive Australia"s interest rate policies: COO

Nick Twidale of Rakuten Securities Australia says China's slowing economy is the "dominant factor" that could drive Australia's interest rate policy, but declining house prices locally is "not far behind.".....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 11th, 2019

Asia Markets: Asian markets mostly rise after RBA sparks hopes of interest-rate cuts

Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on news that the Reserve Bank of Australia may cut interest rates, driving hopes that other central banks could come to the same conclusion. Markets in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan were closed for Lunar New Year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2019

Cramer Talks Gold, Newmont-Goldcorp Deal

Gold is becoming more attractive amid global uncertainty ranging from central bank interest rate policies to the U.S.-China trade dispute, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 14th, 2019

Exclusive: China central bank sees benchmark rate cut as last resort, may use other tools - sources

China's central bank is not yet ready to cut benchmark interest rates to spur the slowing economy, despite cooling inflation and a stronger yuan, which have fanned market expectations of such a move, policy sources told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2019

Asia shares steady after Fed minutes, Aussie rallies

Asian shares held near 4-1/2-month highs on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve minutes affirmed it would be "patient" on interest rate rises and risk assets got a lift from hopes of further progress in U.S.-China trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Chief of Australia’s central bank says rate changes may lie ahead

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia Philip Lowe said Wednesday the outlook for interest rates has become more balanced, warning that there is a risk the economy could be weaker than the central bank thinks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2019

Busy week starts quietly

On tap for this week are China trade meetings, an interest rate decision from the Fed, a key jobs report, and more catch-up reporting from the government......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesJan 28th, 2019

Peter Schiff: "The Recession Is A Done Deal" Thanks To The Fed"s Rate-Hikes

Via SchiffGold.com, Optimism about a trade deal with China along with increasing expectations that the Federal Reserve will slow the pace of interest rate hikes buoyed the markets last week. This has led many pundits to declare that .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 22nd, 2019

Wall Street opens lower after five-day surge

U.S. stocks fell at the open on Friday after rallying for the past five sessions on hopes of a resolution in the U.S.-China trade dispute and assurances from the Federal Reserve that it would be patient on interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Wall St. on track to open lower after recent surge

Wall Street was set to open lower on Friday after rallying for the past five sessions on hopes of a resolution in the U.S.-China trade dispute and assurances from the Federal Reserve that it would be patient on interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Stock futures dip after five-day surge

U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, after rallying for the past five sessions on hopes of a resolution in the U.S.-China trade dispute and assurances from the Federal Reserve that it would be patient on interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Richmond Fed president says policies needed to entice people on sidelines back into workforce

In a speech focused more on the broader economy than immediate interest-rate policy, Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin told an audience in Raleigh, N.C., that the future growth of the labor force may depend on people currently on the sidelines. Barkin .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Markets now wagering on Fed rate cut, China-U.S. trade talks calm nerves

Financial markets were on edge on Friday as weak U.S. economic data added to fears of a global slowdown and pushed investors to bet the Federal Reserve could reverse policy and start cutting interest rates before the end of this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 3rd, 2019

China slowdown, trade disputes weigh on Asia factory activity

Factory activity weakened across Asia in December as the Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in Chinese demand hit production in most economies, strengthening the case for a pause in interest rate hikes in the region in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 2nd, 2019

Trade war, profits, marijuana: Markets saw it all in 2018

Wall Street started 2018 strong, buoyed by a growing economy and corporate profits. The optimism eventually gave way to fears that the U.S.-China trade dispute and rising interest rate could hurt what investors care about most: profits......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 30th, 2018

Trade war, profits, marijuana: Markets saw it all in 2018

Wall Street started 2018 strong, buoyed by a growing economy and corporate profits. The optimism eventually gave way to fears that the U.S.-China trade dispute and rising interest rate could hurt what investors care about most: profits......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 30th, 2018

Stocks stumble as trade fears offset hiring data

Wall Street erased gains sparked by a rollback of interest rate fears as conflicting signals on the U.S.-China trade front knocked the wind out of an early stock market rally......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Wall Street gains on hopes of trade truce, Powell"s speech in focus

U.S. stocks gained on Wednesday on hopes of a trade truce between the United States and China at the upcoming G20 Summit, while investors looked forward to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on the path of interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2018

Futures higher on hopes of trade breakthrough; Powell speech in focus

U.S. stock index futures climbed on Wednesday on expectations of a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks at the upcoming G20 Summit, while investors looked forward to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on the path of interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2018

Dollar, U.S. yields slide on Fed official rate talk

The U.S. dollar weakened and Treasury yields slid on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official said U.S. interest rates were near a neutral rate, while the S&P 500 ended positive after a seesaw session helped by optimism over U.S.-China trade ties......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 16th, 2018

Asia Markets: Asian markets pull back, led by sharp declines in China

Asian stock markets fell in early trading Thursday, after Wall Street closed lower and the Fed minutes suggested more interest-rate hikes ahead......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2018