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Economy

US Fed monetary policy: A moving target

International Finance Desk
Interest rates unchanged following the September meeting Ken Taubes September 26, 2016: As expected, the Federal Reserve Board left interest rates unchanged following the September meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). In its statement following the meeting, the FOMC said, “The Committee judges that the case for an increase in the federal funds...
Economy

IMF cuts its global growth

Predicts increase in uncertainty after Brexit IFM Correspondent July 20, 2016: Keeping a close eye on Brexit and its anticipated impact, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years. The move included a nearly full percentage point reduction in the UK’s 2017 growth forecast. Cutting its World...
Economy

Brexit presents big opportunities for the UK

It will now be able to embrace more market-friendly policies Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya  July 13, 2016: While many of us would like to believe that the UK is in a mess, thanks to Brexit, what we all tend to ignore is the upside opportunities that Britain will now have. There are legitimate reasons to believe that...
Economy

Dim outlook for Europe in 2016

Challenging political landscape, persistent high unemployment and a weak euro are a few of the challenges Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya February 2, 2016: Europe had been in the news in 2015, not every time for the right reasons though. Grexit, the Volkswagen scandal, migration crisis, Paris attacks were some of the low points which made economists...