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  • Drop in U.S. workforce due to aging, not weak economy: Fed paper

    (Reuters) - The drop in U.S. workforce participation since the financial crisis is largely due to the aging of the American population and will not reverse even if labor markets improve, a paper to be presented at a Brookings Institution conference on...
  • Fed to tighten policy in second-quarter next year; 55 percent probability: poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve will likely tighten its monetary policy in the second quarter of next year against a backdrop of stronger economic growth and building inflation pressures, a Reuters survey showed. Economists gave a 55...
  • Euro zone inflation, growth projections muted despite ECB stimulus: poll

    (Reuters) - The European Central Bank's latest raft of policy measures have failed to impress forecasters in a Reuters poll, who stuck to predictions of below-target inflation and weak growth. The euro zone's central bank surprised markets last week by...
  • Bank of England's Kohn urges banks to focus on risks from end to QE

    LONDON (Reuters) - British banks need to prepare for the risk of financial market turmoil when central banks end unconventional monetary policy such as asset purchases, the Bank of England said on Thursday. Don Kohn, a former vice-chairman of the U.S....
  • Fed's rate guidance on chopping block, new exit plan nears

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is facing perhaps its most pivotal meeting of the year next week, as it debates a potential overhaul of its guidance on interest rates and seeks to nail down a plan for exiting its extraordinarily easy monetary policy....
  • U.S. Fed official's bank capital comments pressure stocks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Federal Reserve official on Tuesday warned the biggest U.S. banks they would soon face new funding rules that exceed international standards, a move he said could lead some firms to shrink rather than face the strict requirements....
  • World waits for white smoke from U.S. Fed

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve may give clearer hints on when it will hike the cost of borrowing in the United States in the coming week, as struggling Europe braces for a tight vote in Scotland on whether to leave the United Kingdom....
  • Japan stands at crossroads of further yen weakness

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is waking up to the reality that a blessing can come with a curse: the weaker yen sought by policymakers has a downside for some companies and the broader economy. The yen dropped to a six-year low of 106.39 yen against the dollar...
  • Central banks inflating 'elevated' asset prices: BIS

    LONDON (Reuters) - Financial asset prices are at "elevated" levels and market volatility remains "exceptionally subdued" thanks to ultra-loose monetary policies being implemented by central banks around the world, the Bank for International Settlements...
  • With eye on market stability, Fischer carves out Fed role

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer has been tapped to head a new financial stability panel at the U.S. central bank, an influential perch he could use to try to broaden and enhance the Fed's powers to ward off a future...
  • Options trading heats up on big bets U.S. rates are going up

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Traders piled into U.S. short-term interest rates options on Friday, adopting a bearish posture on the view the Federal Reserve will signal next week that interest rates will be notably higher by the end of next year. Block trades in...