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Markets rebound as US economy records fastest growth since 1984 – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

27, Jan, 2022 @5:41 PM

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‘From market’s best friend to enemy’: Asian shares plunge as US Fed nails on rate rise
Markets in Japan and Korea lose more than 3% on fears of costlier borrowing, with FTSE and Wall Street on course to follow suit

Martin Farrer

27, Jan, 2022 @9:01 AM

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Federal Reserve leaves interest rates on hold, but March rise looks likely – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

26, Jan, 2022 @9:21 PM

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US Federal Reserve indicates increase in interest rates as inflation rises
Fed chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would make a decision on the rate raise in its March meeting

Dominic Rushe in New York

26, Jan, 2022 @9:11 PM

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Highest US inflation in 40 years signals end of ultra-cheap money
Analysis: the Fed and other central banks have to raise interest rates, but they’d be advised to do it slowly

Larry Elliott Economics editor

12, Jan, 2022 @5:27 PM

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OECD inflation hits 25-year high, as Fed’s Powell vows to stop it becoming ‘entrenched’ – as it happened
Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell is appearing for a confirmation hearing at the Senate, as prices across the OECD jump at the fastest pace since 1996

Graeme Wearden

11, Jan, 2022 @6:06 PM

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Markets hit by US interest rate rise worries as IMF sees turbulence ahead – as it happened
Tech stocks continue to slide as investors brace for US Federal Reserve to tighten monetary policy due to high inflation

Graeme Wearden

10, Jan, 2022 @7:05 PM

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US interest rate rise could hit vulnerable countries, IMF warns
Emerging economies should prepare for tough action from Federal Reserve, says fund

Larry Elliott Economics editor

10, Jan, 2022 @12:01 PM

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The US jobs report was a warning sign – even before the Omicron surge | Robert Reich
The Fed wants to raise interest rates and coronavirus support programs are ending. Millions of families stand to suffer

Robert Reich

09, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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US Federal Reserve speeds up taper and signals three rate hikes in 2022
Central bank will double rate at which it cuts spending on government bonds and expects to raise borrowing costs next year

Edward Helmore

16, Dec, 2021 @4:22 AM

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Tame US inflation carefully or risk some nasty side-effects
Paul Volcker’s shock therapy hollowed out American manufacturing and permanently boosted both Beijing and Wall Street

Larry Elliott

12, Dec, 2021 @11:50 AM

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How world’s major economies are dealing with spectre of inflation
As demand returns since initial pandemic slump, central banks need to balance recovery and rising costs

Dominic Rushe, Phillip Inman, Jennifer Rankin, Kim Willsher, Peter Hannam, Justin McCurry and Martin Farrer

26, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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