Tag: Federal Reserve

Meeting Minutes Indicate Some Fed Officials Open to Raising Rates When Necessary

The Federal Reserve officials have indicated that interest rates are likely to remain higher for a longer period if inflation readings continue to disappoint. Some policymakers even discussed the possibility of raising rates if necessary. This decision was made at the last policy meeting held on April 30 and May 1. According to the minutes […]

Gold prices surge to all-time high due to Federal Reserve rate-cut speculations and increasing demand for safe-haven assets

Gold Surges to All-Time High on Fed Policy Optimism and Geopolitical Tensions Gold prices soared to record levels on Monday, driven by increasing optimism that the Federal Reserve will implement monetary policy easing and escalating geopolitical tensions in the Middle East. The precious metal rose by as much as 1.4% to reach $2,450.07 an ounce […]

Investors seek higher returns with riskier investments as market uncertainty declines

Investors are currently showing a renewed appetite for risk as U.S. stocks hit fresh records, bitcoin continues to soar, and insurance against portfolio declines is being spurned. This shift in market sentiment is indicative of a belief that the economy is heading towards a soft landing, with the Federal Reserve expected to balance inflation and […]

Markets Wrap: Global Stocks Surge as Investors Brace for US Inflation Data

Global equities are on the rise as a tech-led rally on Wall Street boosts optimism among investors. The market is heading for a fresh record, with many anticipating that Wednesday’s key US inflation report will not undermine the case for Federal Reserve interest-rate cuts. European stocks saw gains, while US equity futures remained steady. The […]

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