Tag: Federal Reserve

Fear fading on Wall Street as investors learn to love the new bull market

(Reuters) - Fear is ebbing on Wall Street, with stocks on a bull run in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic. The Cboe Volatility Index ,...

Op-Ed: Victor Oladokun on why Africa urgently needs an Ubuntu Plan

“Africa urgently needs a globally coordinated Ubuntu Plan in response to COVID-19, a fiscal stimulus that recognises our shared and connected humanity, as we find ourselves in the midst of an unprecedented crisis,” writes Victor Oladokun.

How will the Fed respond to Trump’s trade war?

In response to President Donald Trump's call for a 100 basis point rate cut, CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at the Fed's response to this and the trade war between the U.S and China.

What does Powell’s Fed have in store for the rand?

Jameel Ahmad | FXTM This week we saw new Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell take the helm for his first FOMC meeting as Fed chair.  The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the sixth...

Op-ed: This market indicator has predicted the past 7 US recessions. Here’s what it’s signalling now

The last two times the yield curve inverted was in the years 2000 and 2006 before each of the last recessions

Fed hikes rates, warns of 3 more to come in 2017, rand dives

Fed raises rates for the second time in a decade.

Gold on track for worst month since June 2013 on looming rate hike

Bullion has lost $150 from a Nov. 9 post U.S. election high of $1,337.40 per ounce, hurt by a rally in the U.S.