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Uncertainties surrounding trade and the federal budget will be the main challenges to Federal Reserve policymakers, outgoing New York Fed President William Dudley said Wednesday. As he prepares to leave his position in June, Dudley said in a speech that he feels confident that the policymaking Federal Open Market Committee is close to its objective of full employment and price stability. » Read More
U.S. government debt yields rose on Wednesday, with short-term rates floating near multiyear highs.
Sterling and U.K. bond yields drop following the data release.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is set to increase interest rates throughout 2018 and this is going to support equity markets, according to J.P. Morgan Asset Management's latest quarterly markets outlook.
San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams said he expects U.S. inflation to rise to the U.S. central bank's 2-percent goal this year and to continue at that goal for a couple of years.
China's central bank announced on Tuesday it will cut the amount of cash that most commercial and foreign banks must hold as reserves to pay back medium-term lending facilities.
The two-year Treasury note yield rose to its highest level since 2008 on Tuesday after a top Federal Reserve official said he expects U.S. inflation to rise.
Trump's top banking regulator will tell lawmakers that he wants more industry input into stress tests and to ease liquidity requirements for large, non-global lenders.
The Fed remains on track to raise rates three or four times in 2018, but any more than that would be unlikely, New York Fed President William Dudley said. "As long as inflation is relatively low, the Fed is going to be gradual," Dudley told CNBC.
U.S. government debt yields rose on Monday after strong retail sales and amid receding geopolitical fears.
Inflation data earlier this week that showed price pressures increasing were unsurprising, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Friday.
Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren said the Federal Reserve will probably need to raise interest rates at least three more times this year in the face of a robust U.S. economy.
U.S. government debt yields were set for weekly gains Friday as Wall Street grew hopeful that a trade war could be avoided.
Ho Meng Kit of the Singapore Business Federation says small businesses surveyed are feeling optimistic about the next two quarters of 2018.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore is likely to revert back to its policy of "a gradual and modest appreciation stance," says Jeff Ng of Continuum Economics.
Government officials hoping that the Fed keeps interest rates low to help finance the debt load might be out of luck. Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said that national debt concerns are not a factor the Fed weighs when deciding rates.
Citi Equity Strategist Jonathan Stubbs speaks about the U.K. economy on the release of the Bank of England's Credit Conditions Survey.
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