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Two more Fed hikes could trigger a US bear market, brokerage...

The Federal Reserve may trigger a U.S. equity bear market after two more interest-rate increases, according to the brokerage Stifel Nicolaus. If expectations of two...

Expectations of another interest rate hike mount

A FOURTH successive tightening move may be announced by the central bank next month, a global bank said, as it sees inflation topping six percent until September.

Meralco seeks rate hike amid higher excise tax on coal

Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is asking the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for provisional authority to adjust the price of electricity in its power supply...

Peso slightly firms up on BSP’s hint of August rate hike

The peso strengthened against the dollar on Friday, July 20, after the local central bank hinted at another interest rate hike during its next...

S&P, BMI see need for another rate hike

S&P GLOBAL RATINGS and Fitch Group’s BMI Research expect another rate hike from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) within the year, citing the need for further tightening to curb faster inflation and ease pressures on the peso.

All eyes on Fed, ECB as they tighten policy in tandem

FRANKFURT -- Tightening policy by a notch just one day apart, the world’s top two central banks will hope to signal confidence in global economic growth, despite risks of a trade war, currency swings and political turbulence.

Fed seen sticking with three 2018 rate hikes, may hint at...

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and his colleagues will end up raising interest rates four times this year, but are unlikely to signal that...

Yellen says gradual Fed rate hikes needed to prevent overheating

Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said higher interest rates will be needed to keep the U.S. economy from overheating, though the pace must...