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  • NEW YORK, Aug 17- Stocks around the globe turned lower on Wednesday as investors sold equities ahead of the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting a day after two Fed officials said U.S. short-term interest rates could rise as soon as next month. New York Fed President William Dudley and Atlanta Fed chief Dennis Lockhart both said on Tuesday...

  • *Fed to release July meeting minutes at 2:00 p.m. ET. Investors will parse the minutes, due at 2:00 p.m. ET, for hints on when the Fed would next raise rates, particularly in light of New York Fed President William Dudley's hawkish comments on Tuesday. "Investors seem guarded today," said Eric Wiegand, senior portfolio manager at the Private Client Reserve at U.S....

  • Aug 17- Wall Street was lower on Wednesday as investors awaited the release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's July policy meeting. Investors will parse the minutes, due at 2:00 p.m. ET, for hints on when the Fed would next raise rates, in light of New York Fed President William Dudley's hawkish comments on Tuesday. "There is a little bit of unwinding of the...

  • Aug 17- Wall Street looked set to open little changed on Wednesday as investors held off from making big bets ahead of the release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's July policy meeting. Investors will parse the minutes, due at 2:00 p.m. ET, for hints about when the Fed could next raise rates, especially in light of New York Fed President William Dudley's...

  • *Investors will parse the minutes of the meeting for hints about when the Fed could next raise rates, especially in light of New York Fed President William Dudley's hawkish comments on Tuesday. *Dudley, a permanent voting member and a close ally of Fed Chair Janet Yellen, said a rate hike as soon as September was possible given evidence of wage gains and a tighter...

  • Fed strikes hawkish tone: Pro

    Ellen Zentner, Morgan Stanley, shares her thoughts on the Fed's approach to interest rates and provides her outlook on the economy.

  • LONDON, Aug 17- Emerging market stocks retreated from one-year highs on Wednesday and currencies saw their first notable falls in almost two weeks as revived talk of a near-term U.S. interest rate hike saw EM bulls pull in their horns. New York Fed President William Dudley, seen as a close ally of Fed chair Janet Yellen, said that as evidence of rising wages in the...

  • SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, Aug 17- Asian shares pulled back from a one-year high and the dollar strengthened on Wednesday, after an influential Federal Reserve official said interest rates could rise as soon as September. European markets are poised for slight gains, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets predicting Britain's FTSE 100 and France's CAC 40 will open up...

  • A December Fed rate hike more likely: Pro

    Julian Chillingworth, chief investment officer at Rathbones, says he expects the U.S. market to continue its upward trend over the next year, but it won’t be a straight line.

  • SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, Aug 17- Asian shares pulled back from a one-year high and the dollar strengthened on Wednesday, after an influential Federal Reserve official said interest rates could rise as soon as September. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.3 percent while Japan's Nikkei rose 0.5 percent, paring some of Tuesday's sharp...

  • TOKYO, Aug 17- Asian shares stepped back from a one-year high on Wednesday after the influential New York Federal Reserve Bank president said the Fed could raise interest rates as soon as September, prompting investors to pause after rallies in recent weeks. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.05 percent while Japan's Nikkei...

  • Stormy skies lightening

    The risk for markets Wednesday is that the Fed sounds a little more hawkish when it releases minutes from its July meeting.

  • A man holds a Japanese 1,000 yen banknote as he shops at a store in Tokyo.

    As the yen cracks below 100 for the first time since the Brexit vote, Japan's largest companies are betting the currency will recover and boost profits.

  • NEW YORK/ KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug 16- The Federal Reserve is raising expectations for an interest rate rise this year, even as early as next month, after two policymakers on Tuesday said the economic stars now appear to be aligning despite weak U.S. economic growth in the first half of 2016.. New York Fed President William Dudley said "it's possible" to raise rates at the...

  • NEW YORK/ KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug 16- The Federal Reserve is raising expectations for an interest rate rise this year, even as early as next month, after two policymakers on Tuesday said the economic stars now appear to be aligning despite weak U.S. economic growth in the first half of 2016.. New York Fed President William Dudley said "it's possible" to raise rates at the...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 16- Wall Street stocks followed European and Asian bourses lower on Tuesday, retreating from record highs touched on Monday, after weak U.S. data and comments by an influential Federal Reserve policymaker that the U.S. central bank could raise interest rates as early as next month. Fed funds futures prices showed traders raised bets on a rate hike...

  • Aug 16- The Federal Reserve could possibly raise U.S. interest rates as soon as September, an influential Fed policymaker said on Tuesday in comments that boosted the dollar ahead of next week's signature meeting of world central bankers. New York Fed President William Dudley said that as the U.S. labor market tightens and as evidence builds of wage gains, "we're...

  • Aug 16- The Federal Reserve could possibly raise U.S. interest rates as soon as next month as the labor market tightens and as evidence builds of wage gains, influential New York Fed President William Dudley said on Tuesday. Traders see only a 12 percent chance of a rate hike at the Fed's Sept. 20-21 meeting, with a better chances of a move in December, after the U.S....

  • Central Banks

    Investors are concerned about potential disappointment in the September BOJ meeting, notes HSBC Private Bank's Fan Cheuk Wan.

  • *U.S. high-grade issuance seen at $10 bln- $15 bln this week- IFR. NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. "I am looking at the Treasuries market to be bouncing around here and trade off equities," said Brian Rehling, global co-head of fixed income strategy at Wells Fargo Investment Institute in St. Louis, Missouri.