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Poll: Monetary policy stable as year ends

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter THE CENTRAL BANK will likely maintain policy settings when it meets on Thursday as inflation and liquidity remain manageable,...

Inflows to emerging markets stall in fourth quarter — IIF

NEW YORK -- The pace of fund flows to emerging markets has stalled in the fourth quarter, data from a bank lobbying institution show,...

Interest rate increases on the horizon as Southeast Asia debates Fed...

MANILA/BANGKOK -- For Southeast Asian central banks, monetary policy tightening is coming, but just not yet. Economists say Thailand, the Philippines, and Malaysia will hold...

Yellen’s bequest: a healthy economy and questions over Fed’s future policy

WASHINGTON -- US Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell will inherit healthy economic growth and a consensus on monetary policy at least for the next...

New York Fed’s William Dudley reported to soon announce retirement

FEDERAL RESERVE Bank of New York President William Dudley is close to announcing his retirement, according to CNBC, potentially widening the overhaul of leadership...

Powell to lead Fed amid economy rife with risks

JEROME POWELL, said to be President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next Federal Reserve chairman, is set to take the reins of the...

Fed sees ‘widespread labor tightness’

THE US ECONOMY picked up steam with only modest inflation from September through early October, as some companies expected a tight labor market would...

Fed sees more rate hikes

BOSTON -- The Federal Reserve will probably need to raise interest rates in December and then three of four times “over the course of next...

Fed seeks answers to missing inflation in a tight labor market

US CENTRAL BANKERS are looking for clues that underlying strength in the economy will underwrite their plans to raise interest rates for a third...

Fed’s next bank cop seen icebreaker in Basel tiff

BANK REGULATORS worn down after a year of butting heads over new global capital rules see a glimmer of hope emerging in Washington in...

Fed eyes rates as asset-price tool in subtle strategy shift

FEDERAL RESERVE policy makers are embarking on a subtle shift in strategy with potentially big implications for investors: using interest rates as a tool...

Fed likely to see little change in economy, policy course after...

WASHINGTON -- The economic fallout from Hurricane Harvey will make the Federal Reserve’s job more difficult when it meets in three weeks, but US...

Fed signals good for the Philippines — Guinigundo

THE FEDERAL RESERVE’s decision this week to keep rates steady and to trim its massive bond holdings “soon” signals confidence in the US economy’s...

Fed now faces prospect of global tightening

WASHINGTON -- Prospects for tighter monetary policy in Europe and other countries could pose a fresh problem for the Federal Reserve when it meets...