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  1. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve on Mayday in Washington

    Fed warns of 'significant' financial vulnerabilities from COVID-19 pandemic

    The US Federal Reserve warned Friday that the financial sector faces "significant" vulnerabilities due to the coronavirus pandemic, as businesses ...
  2. A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell as the m

    Commentary: Even with near-zero interest rates, a global economic recession is almost certain

    The US Federal Reserve howitzer will minimise chances of financial calamity, but more will be needed to arrest the effects of the COVID-19 ...
  3. Men walk past a 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the fund's flagship Tun Raza

    US Federal Reserve bars Goldman Sachs executive from industry for role in 1MDB scandal

    The U.S. Federal Reserve announced Tuesday it had permanently barred Goldman Sachs executive Andrea Vella from the banking industry for his role ...
  4. A trader looks on as a screen displays the U.S. Federal Reserve interest rates announcement on the

    Commentary: These ultra-low interest rates are hurting the economy

    In today’s low-interest-rate environment, a further decline in rates will most probably slow the economy by reducing productivity growth, say ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington DC

    Fed trades 'remarkably positive' for 'no precedents' after volatile year

    A year ago, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell held a "remarkably positive outlook" for an economy enjoying a "historically rare" ...
  6. Asian equities surged this week on optimism the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates at the end

    Commentary: These low interest rates around the world are here to stay

    The trend towards lower real interest rates has lasted for decades and is as likely to continue as to reverse, says the Financial Times' Robin ...
  7. HK stock trader at Hong Kong stock exchange

    Commentary: Why the coming global recession will be harder to get out of

    The risk of a global recession and crisis in an already fragile global economy is rising, says New York University’s Nouriel Roubini.
  8. US Federal Reserve

    US Fed highlights strong economy, leaves rate unchanged

    Financial markets already expect an increase in the benchmark lending rate in September but the Fed's word choices are likely to solidify ...