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More pain in store for SA with US Fed rate hike
More pain in store for SA with US Fed rate hike
Historically, interest-rate increases from the Federal Reserve have been buy signals for emerging-market assets. This time looks different, even...
Mario Draghi unleashes fresh wave of monetary stimulus
Mario Draghi unleashes fresh wave of monetary stimulus
The preparations to raise United States interest rates this month by the chairperson of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, put the European...
US Fed walks tightrope on rate hike
US Fed walks tightrope on rate hike
The spectre of 1937 is weighing on the minds of Federal Reserve officials as they work on a road map for unwinding their unprecedented economic...
Yellen's over, now the work begins
Yellen's over, now the work begins
Janet Yellen was sworn in as the first woman to head the United States Federal Reserve on Monday, ascending to the top job at the central bank at a...
Ben Bernanke could still cause an economic crash
Ben Bernanke could still cause an economic crash
When Ben Bernanke steps down as chairperson of the United States Federal Reserve this week, having presided over his final committee meeting, the...
Dollar strengthens as emerging market selloff deepens
Dollar strengthens as emerging market selloff deepens
The dollar strengthened after the Federal Reserve scaled back its stimulus program of bond purchases that tend to weaken the greenback and...
Economic week ahead: SA Reserve Bank, US Fed to set rates
Economic week ahead: SA Reserve Bank, US Fed to set rates
Policy meetings at the South African Reserve Bank and US Federal Reserve will dominate the economic week ahead....
Gold heads for best week since October on Asian demand outlook
Gold heads for best week since October on Asian demand outlook
Gold headed for the best weekly gain since October on speculation that demand will increase in Asia, the largest consuming region.
Gold rebounds after worst annual retreat since 1981
Gold rebounds after worst annual retreat since 1981
Gold rallied from its worst year in more than three decades as a decline to a six-month low was seen spurring physical purchases, potentially...
Fed reduces bond buying amid growing economy
Fed reduces bond buying amid growing economy
The dollar rose after the Federal Reserve officials voted to reduce monthly asset purchases that are seen as debasing the US currency amid signs...
Reserve Bank: Fed tapering will bring short-term challenges
Reserve Bank: Fed tapering will bring short-term challenges
South African central bank Governor Gill Marcus said plans by the US Federal Reserve to start reducing the pace of its asset-purchase program will...
Rand weakens for the second day before Federal Reserve stimulus decision
Rand weakens for the second day before Federal Reserve stimulus decision
The rand declined for a second day against the dollar as traders debated whether the Federal Reserve will today announce a reduction in US monetary...

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