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Why is the Fed still raising interest rates?

From: Buisness-standard By Martin Feldstein Recommended by: business-standard Earlier this month, the US Federal Reserve’s policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted unanimously to increase the short-term interest
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Wilful blindness and interest rates

From: Buisness-standard By Debashis Basu Recommended by: business-standard India’s 10-year government bond yield, the benchmark for interest rates, is now pushing 8 per cent after the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) raised the
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Accrual funds: Rates are usually 150-200 bps more than bank fixed deposits

From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard Indian bond market and debt fund investors have suffered reverses over the past six months. The interest rate cycle reversed in Q3, 2017-18, and started
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Taken note of RBI status quo, lower growth forecast: Finance ministry

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The finance ministry on Wednesday said it has taken note of the RBI decision to maintain status quo on interest rate and the downward revision of growth forecast for the current
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The interest rate question

From: Buisness-standard By Ashok K Lahiri Recommended by: business-standard With inflation at fairly low levels, businesses find interest rates too high. So do a third of the home loan borrowers in surveys. Given the increasingly
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Donald Trump's Federal Reserve

From: Buisness-standard By Kenneth Rogoff Recommended by: business-standard With the appointment of Jerome Powell as the next Chair of the United States Federal Reserve Board, Donald Trump has made perhaps the most important
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HDFC Bank cuts interest rates on savings accounts to 3.5%

From: Hindustan Times By Reuters Recommended by: Hindustan times HDFC Bank Ltd on Thursday cut interest rates on most of its savings accounts to 3.5% from 4%.Customers with savings bank account balance of 5 million rupees and
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US Fed raises key interest rate to 1.0-1.25%, unveils cuts to bond holdings

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The decision lifted the Federal Reserve’s benchmark lending rate by a quarter percentage point to a target range of 1.00% to 1.25%.The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on
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Economy, interest rates and jobs

From: Buisness-standard By A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard After last week’s monetary policy statement, several analysts have commented on the revisions in inflation expectations of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC
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Devangshu Datta: The rate effect and why equity market could fall

From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard In an efficient economy, the bond market and the stock market should maintain an inverse relationship. The bond market is driven by interest yields,