Economic News Category

BOJ debates possible rate hike messages as inflation rises
January 14, 2022

BOJ debates possible rate hike messages as inflation rises Bank of Japan policymakers are debating how quickly they can telegraph a possible rate hike that could come before inflation hits the bank’s target of 2%, the source said. While an actual rate hike is unlikely to be imminent and the BOJ is expected to remain

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Consumer prices in the United States are growing at their fastest rate in nearly 40 years
January 13, 2022

Consumer prices in the United States are growing at their fastest rate in nearly 40 years High demand and tight supply of key commodities such as autos are driving the rise, prompting policymakers to act. The US central bank is expected to raise interest rates this year. Rising borrowing costs are aimed at reducing demand

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After US bank shares soar, options traders face earnings-based volatility
January 12, 2022

After US bank shares soar, options traders face earnings-based volatility Market pundits say bank stocks have rallied in recent weeks, but the resumption of hedging on exchange-traded funds in the financial sector could be a sign that investors are wary of volatility during earnings season. With major banks like JP Morgan (JPM.N), Wells Fargo and

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Analyst says inflation increases problems in emerging markets like Kazakhstan
January 11, 2022

Analyst says inflation increases problems in emerging markets like Kazakhstan Rising food and fuel prices pose serious challenges for emerging countries, according to an economic risk analyst, who highlighted the mass protests taking place in Kazakhstan over fuel. Skyrocketed. “In particular, many countries are facing the challenge of increasing food and fuel prices as this

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Stocks and bonds endure high US inflation and a hawkish Fed
January 10, 2022

Stocks and bonds endure high US inflation and a hawkish Fed Major stock markets were muted on Monday as investors counted back to another reading on US inflation that could seal an expected rate hike by the Federal Reserve, boosting bond yields and punishing tech stocks. The outbreak of corona virus cases around the world

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