Interest rates

Fed keeps rates stable, but support rising for an increase

Fed keeps rates stable, but support rising for an increase

A more divided Federal Open Market Committee agreed Wednesday to keep the current 0.25% to 0.5% target range for the federal funds rate.

September 21, 2016 | 02:54 pm
Bank of Japan targets yield curve as negative rates, bond purchases set to continue

Bank of Japan targets yield curve as negative rates, bond purchases set to continue

The Bank of Japan announced it would strengthen its quantitative easing policies by adding targets for short-term and long-term policy interest rates, while ratcheting up efforts to boost...

September 21, 2016 | 05:57 am
Fed rate change probabilties

Fed rate change probabilties

Data collected by the CME Group show that the Fed funds futures market indicates a 15% probability that the Federal Open Market Committee will increase the discount rate following the conclusion of...

September 21, 2016 | 10:50 am
Governments told growth depends on open wallets

Governments told growth depends on open wallets

Money managers and institutional investors have a message for governments in developed markets: It's time to spend some money.

September 19, 2016