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  • FACTBOX: Fed staff forecasts from FOMC minutes

    (Reuters) - The following are the Federal Reserve's staff forecasts as contained in the minutes of recent Federal Open Market Committee meetings: SEPT 16-17 FOMC: Minutes released on Oct. 8: "In the economic forecast prepared by the staff for the...
  • Indonesia's central bank sits tight, keeps key interest rate on hold

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's central bank on Tuesday held its key interest rate steady, as widely expected, at its last policy meeting before Joko Widodo becomes president on Oct. 20. Bank Indonesia (BI) said the current benchmark rate - which has...
  • ECB quietly pins its hopes on falling euro

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Grappling with an ailing euro zone economy and stagnant prices, the European Central Bank is hoping that help will come from something it cannot control: the value of the euro. As Washington prepares to stopper the supply of cheap...
  • Factbox: Brazil presidential candidates' policy proposals

    (Reuters) - Brazil's presidential election will be decided in a runoff on Oct. 26 between leftist incumbent President Dilma Rousseff and pro-business challenger Aecio Neves. Following are the policy proposals of the two finalists in a race closely...
  • Fed's Kocherlakota: it's a 'wintry economy' out there

    RAPID CITY S.D. (Reuters) - U.S. interest rates will still be lower than normal even after inflation rises back to the Fed's goal and the economy gets healthier, a top Fed official said on Tuesday. "It's a wintry economy out there, and we have to put on...
  • Fed's Kocherlakota: Labor market slack 'irrelevant' for policy

    RAPID CITY S.D. (Reuters) - Inflation, not the condition of the labor market, is what should drive Federal Reserve policy, a top Fed official said on Tuesday, arguing that low inflation compels the Fed to wait on rate hikes, even as the unemployment...
  • How do you judge a state budget? A dollar at a time

    How do you judge a state budget? A dollar at a time
    RICHMOND — It's hard to wedge enough nuance into a conversation about the state budget. After all, there are a lot of ways to slice nearly $48 billion in annual spending. Even a close reading of the 500-page budget leaves questions unanswered....
  • Australia inflation gauge shows broad slowdown in September: TDMI

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - A private gauge of Australian price pressures showed inflation at its slowest in almost a year in September amid a broad moderation in goods and services costs. The TD Securities-Melbourne Institute's monthly measure of consumer prices...
  • Austerity versus growth version 3.0 at G20/IMF

    LONDON (Reuters) - World policymakers gather in Washington later this week to ponder how to sustain economic recovery at a time when the United States is about to turn off its money taps. Given the same G20 finance ministers and central bankers met in...
  • Euro zone business growth in September weakest this year: PMI

    Oct 3 (Reuters) - Euro zone business grew at the slowest rate this year in September, reflecting falling demand in the region where new orders were the weakest in almost a year, surveys showed on Friday. Firms cut prices at a faster rate last month,...
  • Faltering demand weighs on euro zone business growth in September

    (Reuters) - Euro zone business grew at its slowest rate this year in September on tumbling demand, surveys showed on Friday, as the bloc struggles to add momentum to its fragile economic recovery. Germany's private sector expanded at a robust pace last...