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Wall Street sees 2 more Fed rate hikes in 2017, at least 3 in 2018

Fed raises rates as job gains, inflation stoke confidence.

U.S. takes more steps to block N.Korea's access to financial system

The United States on Wednesday declared North Korea a "primary money laundering concern," and moved to further block its ability to use the U.S. and world financial systems to fund its weapons programs.

China trade may sway Fed's rate decision

The Federal Reserve's debate over whether to raise U.S. interest rates in June may be decided in the coming week, as investors look for any cracks in China and evidence of a solid start to the second quarter in the United States.
May 09, 2016 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Bangladesh Bank officials say to meet NY Fed, SWIFT to recover cyber stolen money

Bangladesh's central bank chief will meet the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a senior executive from global financial messaging service SWIFT next week to seek the recovery of about $81 million stolen by hackers, officials in Dhaka said.
May 05, 2016 | 08:27 am GMT+7

Analysis: Fed's 'forward guidance' shift leaves markets more wedded to data

 Rising oil prices and a more stable Chinese economy allowed the Federal Reserve to shift its focus back to the home front on Wednesday, as it signaled that U.S. jobs and inflation data would determine whether it hiked interest rates in June.
April 28, 2016 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Asian Markets: shares, dollar rise after Fed; focus now on BOJ

Asian stocks rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve offered few clues on its monetary policy outlook, while the dollar edged higher as investors awaited the Bank of Japan's policy decision.
April 28, 2016 | 08:35 am GMT+7

Asia stocks, oil rally after Fed lowers rate hike forecasts

Hong Kong, China - Stocks, emerging market currencies and oil all rallied in Asia on Thursday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen lowered expectations for US interest rate hikes this year.
March 18, 2016 | 08:10 am GMT+7
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