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  • *U.S. 2- year yield hits highest since June 2009. U.S. two-year yields, which are considered most vulnerable to Fed policy, rose to 1.401 percent, their highest since June 2009, while three-year yields hit 1.700 percent, their highest since April 2010. "Investors are paying their respect that today's a Fed hiking day, and the two year yield is more sensitive to the moves,...

  • *Fed statement at 2 p.m. ET; Yellen speech to follow. The Fed is scheduled to release its latest policy statement along with updated economic forecasts at 2 p.m. ET. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is due to hold a press conference half an hour later.

  • LONDON, March 15- The recent surge in U.S. rate hike expectations has triggered a wave of activity in global debt markets, as companies and governments scramble to raise billions of dollars of funds before the Fed raises borrowing costs. But this level of certainty has only been reached in the last two weeks after speeches from senior Fed officials including...

  • WASHINGTON— Are mortgage rates headed up? How about those nearly invisible rates on bank CDs— any chance of getting a few dollars more? "We are in a rising interest rate environment," noted Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS Markit.

  • LONDON, March 15- Financial markets focused on Wednesday on what is widely expected to be the third rise in U.S. interest rates since the financial crisis, while there was some relief in commodity markets as oil pulled out of a six-day dive. Wall Street followed Europe and Asia's lead and opened marginally higher while U.S. bond yields drifted below 2.6 percent to...

  • *Fed statement at 2 p.m. ET; Yellen speech to follow. The Fed is scheduled to release its latest policy statement along with updated economic forecasts at 2 p.m. ET. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is due to hold a press conference half an hour later.

  • *Fed statement at 2 p.m. ET; Yellen to speak 30 mins later. The Fed is scheduled to release its latest policy statement along with updated economic forecasts at 2 p.m. ET. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is due to hold a press conference half an hour later.

  • This month's rate rise is only the first of many such moves

    The chairman of JPMorgan Chase International predicts the US will see up to four rate hikes this year.

  • This market is priced for a rate hike today: Pro

    John Bellows, Western Asset Management, and Richard Turnill, BlackRock, share their expectations on the Federal Reserve policy after this afternoon's interest rate decision.

  • *The Fed is scheduled to release its latest policy statement along with updated economic forecasts at 2 p.m. ET. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is due to hold a press conference half an hour later. Markets are also betting on a potential economic boost from President Donald Trump's proposed fiscal policies.

  • LONDON, March 15- Markets focused on what is expected to be a third rise in U.S. interest rates since the financial crisis later on Wednesday, while there was also relief in commodity markets as oil pulled out of a six-day dive. "We are estimating three Fed rates hikes this year, we have seen some talk that they might be a bit behind the curve and four might be on the table...

  • Fed rate decision looms

    Gabriela Santos, JPMorgan Funds, and Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, provide insight to the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision and what the economic data shows.

  • Fed day: Ready, set, hike!

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of Street expectations on the Fed's rate decision.

  • A real estate agent and a potential home buyer in Coral Gables, Fla.

    Mortgage interest rates moved to the highest level since 2014.

  • *Policy statement to be released at 2 p.m. EDT. WASHINGTON, March 15- The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates for the second time in three months on Wednesday, encouraged by strong monthly job gains and confidence that inflation is finally rising to its target. A rate hike at the conclusion of the Fed's latest two-day policy meeting is already baked...

  • Expect Fed to raise rates by 25 basis points: Pro

    John Ryding, RDQ Economics, and Alison Deans, AA Deans Advisory founder, share their thoughts on the Fed's interest rate decision today.

  • WASHINGTON— Sending signals loud and clear, the Federal Reserve has left little doubt that it will raise interest rates Wednesday for the third time since December 2015 to reflect a consistently solid U.S economy. The thinking was that the Fed would want to see whether President Donald Trump's ambitious economic program of tax cuts, deregulation and higher...

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says Federal Reserve officials have not had a detailed discussion yet about the possible economic impacts of President Donald Trump's economic program. She said the Fed's policy committee has not tried to "map out" what the central bank's response would be if Trump is successful in getting his ambitious program of tax cuts,...

  • Fed dots for 2017 will not move much

    Vincent Chaigneau, head of rates and FX strategy at Société Générale, discusses potential moves from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • "The positive sentiment towards emerging markets is not sustainable as the interest rate differential advantage in Asia's favor is likely to reduce in the coming months," said Frances Cheung, head of rates strategy for Asia ex- Japan at Societe Generale in Hong Kong. Japan's benchmark Nikkei average was down 0.14 percent while stocks in mainland China and Korea...