Saturday, Oct 31, 2020
International Finance

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Economy

US Fed hikes interest rate

The hike is only the second since 2008  IFM Correspondent December 15, 2016: Citing an improving economy, the US Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate on December 14 for the first time in 2016 by a quarter percentage point. In a statement after a two-day meeting, the Fed said policymakers unanimously agreed to lift...
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

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...
Economy

Challenges of Saudisation

To meet demand from industries, the Saudi government is opening colleges and universities to foster skill development among its youth Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 13, 2015: For decades now, Saudi Arabia has managed to attract talented expats from around the world. The region, in fact, became a favourite destination for those looking to work outside...
Economy

Phillips Curve Model

Phillips observed that one stable curve represents the trade-off between inflation and unemployment and they are inversely related. In other words, if unemployment decreases, inflation will increase and vice versa. 16th October 2013 The Phillips curve suggests there is an inverse relationship between inflation and unemployment, it is an ideal guide for policy makers (central...
Business Leaders

The Most Powerful Central Banker in the World

Yellen, 67, presently the vice-chairwoman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System will be the first woman to head the central bank in its 100 year old history. 10th October 2013 At a time where women are taking over coveted positions in corporates and other sectors, the banking sector is no exception....