Update: Markets cautious ahead of Fed statement

Business 03/20/19, 04:47

The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):4:45 a.m.Stock markets are subdued ahead of a monetary policy statement by the U.S. Federal Reserve in which the central bank is expected to say it will be patient ...

Update: European Central Bank cuts growth forecasts

Business 03/07/19, 08:45

The Latest on the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting (all times local):2:45 p.m.The European Central Bank has slashed its forecast for economic growth and inflation in the 19-country eurozone.It now expects growth of 1.1 percent this year, down sharply ...

Update: Fed to be ‘patient’ with rate hikes

U.S. 01/30/19, 14:05

The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):2 p.m.The Federal Reserve says it will be patient in deciding any changes to short term interest rates, a sign that the U.S. central bank has become cautious after ...

Asian shares recover as China outlines 2019 policy plans

Business 01/15/19, 01:51

Asian markets bounced back from slight early losses on Tuesday after senior economic officials said Beijing will cut taxes and keep monetary policy flexible to help weather China's slowdown.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index, reopening after a market holiday, added ...

Update: Markets edge up as investors eye Fed decision

Business 12/19/18, 05:48

The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):5:45 a.m.Stock markets are up slightly as investors look ahead of an expected rate hike by the Federal Reserve.After a mixed performance in Asia, European indexes were up modestly ...

Fed announces wide-ranging review of its practices

Business 11/15/18, 15:58

The Federal Reserve announced Thursday that it plans to conduct a wide-ranging review next year of the strategies and tools it uses to achieve its congressionally mandated goals of maximum employment and price stability.The Fed said the review will also ...

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