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Thursday 29 December 2011
Saturday 10 December 2011
US Outlook: In the UK it's called Chinese Whispers.
Thursday 08 December 2011
Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the US Federal Reserve, is launching a counter-offensive against its growing number of critics, penning a muscular defence of its actions during the 2008 financial panic and readying the publication of new details about how it sets American monetary policy.
Friday 02 December 2011
US employment growth picked up speed in November and the jobless rate dropped to a two and a half low of 8.6 per cent, further evidence the economic recovery was gaining momentum.
Thursday 01 December 2011
A surprise loosening of the reins by China on its monetary policy meant the heavyweight diggers were back in demand last night. As the country's central bank dropped the amount of cash lenders must keep in reserve for the first time in nearly three years, the blue-chip miners stormed ahead, with Antofagasta leading the charge.
Thursday 03 November 2011
US central bank backs away from targeting growth rather than inflation and jobs
Wednesday 05 October 2011
The US Federal Reserve is ready to take further steps to support the American economy as the recovery is "close to faltering", its chairman Ben Bernanke said yesterday.
Saturday 03 September 2011
Dismal jobs data in the US and new anxieties over the eurozone crisis sent markets on both sides of the Atlantic tumbling again yesterday.
Friday 02 September 2011
The worst US employment data for nearly a year sparked another rout on stock markets today and added to fears of a global recession.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Consumer confidence in the US is at its lowest ebb since the depths of the credit crisis, according to new figures that gave fresh ammunition to economists who want another round of monetary stimulus from the Federal Reserve.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
Europe's stock markets bounced higher yesterday as investors were encouraged by the views expressed on Friday by Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the US Federal Reserve.
Sunday 28 August 2011
Wall Street is this weekend digesting the implications of Federal Reserve's chairman Ben Bernanke's speech to central bankers at Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Saturday 27 August 2011
US Outlook: Ben Bernanke's speech in Jackson Hole could be summed up this way: It's not all about me, you know.
Saturday 27 August 2011
Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, said yesterday that the US central bank was prepared to take further action to support the economy but left markets guessing about specific measures.
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