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  • Hong Kong key index rose on Fed hopes Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 3:13 AM ET

    Jan 28- Hong Kong's key share index rebounded on Wednesday as investors speculated that the Federal Reserve may delay raising interest rates until the second half of the year. Among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board were CCT Land Holdings Ltd, unchanged at HK $0.02, Mission Capital Holdings Ltd, up 40.0 percent at HK $0.14 and China...

  • WASHINGTON— As the Federal Reserve ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday, it is widely expected to repeat the pledge it made in December: That it will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. The stronger dollar makes foreign goods cheaper in the United States. The statement that Chair Janet Yellen and her colleagues will issue after the meeting...

  • *Fed may keep status quo, gold seen at $1,270- $1,290- Phillip. SINGAPORE, Jan 28- Gold hovered in a tight range near $1,290 an ounce on Wednesday as the focus turned to whether a weaker global economy might push back the timing of an interest rate rise expected this year from the U.S. The Fed will probably stick to the status quo and if that proves to be true, then gold...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- The Federal Reserve is expected to signal it remains on track to begin raising interest rates later this year, as the central bank shows confidence that low inflation and rising risks from abroad have yet to derail the U.S. economic recovery. Fed Chair Janet Yellen faces growing skepticism that the central bank can tighten monetary policy by...

  • European real estate: All about high value?  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:43 AM ET

    Chris Brooke, Executive MD at CBRE Consulting, says core high value assets in major financial cities across Europe remain the key focus for investors.

  • Singapore surprises with easing, clubbing currency Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:59 PM ET

    Singapore's central bank surprised markets with a between-meeting easing amid nearly non-existent inflation, decking the city-state's currency.

  • MELBOURNE, Jan 28- London copper moved away from 5-1/ 2- year lows on Wednesday, propped up by a weaker dollar after a drop in U.S. capital goods orders sparked talk the Federal Reserve might push back its timeline for raising interest rates. Copper prices have been walloped by persistent signs of weakening growth in top user China as well as sickly European demand...

  • MELBOURNE, Jan 28- London copper climbed away from 5-1/ 2 year lows on Wednesday, propped up by a weaker dollar after worsening U.S. durable goods orders sparked concerns the Federal Reserve may push back its timeline for raising interest rates at a meeting later in the session. *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange climbed by 0.7 percent to $5,458 a...

  • The case for buying negative yield bonds Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:25 PM ET

    Buying negative-yield bonds -- or paying for the privilege of lending money -- may look like a sucker's game, but some see the opportunity for profits.

  • PRECIOUS-Gold steady above $1,290 ahead of Fed Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 7:57 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Jan 28- Gold clung to overnight gains to trade just above $1,290 an ounce on Wednesday, with focus turning to whether a weaker global economy may curb the Federal Reserve's enthusiasm to raise interest rates. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,293.30 an ounce by 0041 GMT after rising nearly 1 percent on Tuesday. *Gold faces a third year of losses in 2015 as...

  • UPDATE 1-Canada's RBC and BMO move to cut prime rates Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 5:04 PM ET

    TORONTO, Jan 27- Royal Bank of Canada, the country's biggest lender, said on Tuesday it would cut its prime lending rate by 15 basis points, becoming the first of Canada's big banks to trim borrowing costs nearly a week after the central bank stunned markets with a rate cut. Canada's biggest banks, which also include Toronto-Dominion Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia,...

  • TORONTO, Jan 27- The Royal Bank of Canada, Canada's biggest lender, said on Tuesday it would cut its prime lending rate by 15 basis points, becoming the first of Canada's big banks to trim borrowing costs nearly a week after the central bank stunned markets with a rate cut. It is the first of Canada's big six banks to cut its prime lending rate in the wake of the Bank of...

  • No Fed move till March 2016: Pro  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 3:24 PM ET

    Changing her outlook for when the Fed will begin rate hikes, Ellen Zentner, Morgan Stanley, says the strength of the dollar and low oil prices have impacted the forecast change. David Wessel, The Brooks Institute; and CNBC's Steve Liesman provide perspective.

  • Business events scheduled for Wednesday Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:24 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates and release statement, 2 p.m.. Anthem Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens. The Boeing Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 27- Brazilian mall and supermarket associations on Tuesday forecast slowing sales growth after a weak 2014, with revenues scarcely keeping up with inflation and store openings as consumer sentiment sours. The meager 2015 forecasts reinforce a grim outlook for Brazilian retailers, as higher taxes, rising interest rates and stagnant job growth...

  • *Markets giving Greece benefit of the doubt for now. Investors have bid the dollar higher in anticipation that the Fed will be raising interest rates around mid-year as the U.S. economy recovers its growth momentum at the same time major central banks in Europe and Japan are loosening policies to spur activity. Given the durables data people are more wary of the...

  • Durable goods: Bad day for the markets  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks about the disappointing data about durable goods and how the U.S. Federal Reserve is involved.

  • KIGALI, Jan 27- International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde has warned that African economies could be hurt by a slowdown in China's economy and an imminent hike in United States interest rates. "Momentum is slowing in many advanced and emerging economies, including China- one of Africa's main trading partners," Lagarde told Rwandan lawmakers in the...

  • Cat CEO's appeal to the Fed: Don't hike rates soon Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 9:47 AM ET
    Doug Oberhleman, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar.

    Caterpillar's Doug Oberhelman tells CNBC the Fed should put off raising interest rates given the "fragile economy."

  • Santelli eyes 30-year Treasury  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 9:39 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.