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  1. "The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy" panel discussion in Zurich

    Fed Chair Powell repeats vow to act 'as appropriate'

    The US Federal Reserve will continue to act "as appropriate" to sustain an economic expansion now in its 11th year, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Man rubs his eyes as he waits in a line of jobseekers, to attend the Dr. Ma

    US private payrolls accelerate; weekly jobless claims rise

    U.S. private employers boosted hiring in August, suggesting the economy continued to grow at a moderate pace despite trade tensions which have ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: People shop at an H&M store during the grand opening of the The Hudson Yards develo

    Strong consumer spending seen underpinning US economy

    US consumer spending increased solidly in July as households bought a range of goods and services, which could further allay financial market ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: Clothes are seen on display inside the Barneys New York the luxury department store in

    Strong US retail sales ease gloom over economy

    U.S. retail sales surged in July as consumers bought a range of goods even as they cut back on motor vehicle purchases, helping to assuage ...
  5. U.S. President Trump speaks about shootings in El Paso and Dayton at the White House in Washington

    Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into ...
  6. File photo of United States one dollar bills seen on a light table at the Bureau of Engraving and P

    Dollar will be cut down to size if Fed gives in to market whims - Reuters poll

    The U.S. dollar's dominance will come to an end if the Federal Reserve gives in to pressure from financial markets and President Donald Trump and ...
  7. Demonstrators look into their mobile phones at the site of the protests against the extradition bil

    Commentary: Hong Kong has become less of a financial centre prize for China

    Shanghai and Shenzhen no longer consider Hong Kong as an indispensable ally, but a competitor, says the Financial Times' Henny Sender.
  8. An investor sits in front of a board showing stock information at a brokerage office in Beijing

    Global shares, oil slump after Trump vows China tariff hike

    Asian equities tumbled, oil prices plunged and the safe-haven yen strengthened early on Monday as trade negotiations between China and the United ...
  9. Traders work on the floor at the NYSE in New York

    Financial market 'pause party' makes Fed rate cut less likely

    Risk-taking has been the rage since the Federal Reserve quit hiking interest rates at the end of last year. U.S. stocks are back near record highs ...
  10. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC

    Long winter's nap? Global slowdown, market fears could extend Fed pause

    Ebbing global growth and shaky financial markets threw the U.S. Federal Reserve off course in early 2016, and it took nearly a year for officials ...