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    1. September 1, 2015

      Oil plays low-key role in market turmoil

      Is the market sending a message in a topple? Back in 2013 the “taper tantrum” was as good as a Wall Street memo to the...

    2. September 1, 2015

      Fed official flags concern over US growth

      Slowing foreign economies, stock market volatility and falling commodity prices could deal a setback to US growth, a...

    3. September 1, 2015

      Bond markets eye payrolls and oil stocks

      Bond traders already have their eye on Friday’s US non-farm payrolls report. If sturdy, it could help cement a...

    4. September 1, 2015

      China worries leave global stocks bruised

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. World stock markets suffered another bruising session as concerns about the outlook for global...

    5. August 31, 2015

      Don’t discount an autumn rate rise from the Federal Reserve

      Last week, it looked like markets had bullied the US Federal Reserve into delaying interest rate increases, but over...

    6. August 31, 2015

      US stocks end tough August on sour note

      Monday 21.00 BST. US stocks ended a volatile month on a sour note, following European and Asian bourses lower as losses...

    7. August 30, 2015

      Market tumult shows cracks in the armour

      Wild trading on Wall Street has been testing structures put in place to protect investors at times of market stress —...

    8. August 30, 2015

      Central bankers grapple with inflation puzzle

      Stanley Fischer, the Federal Reserve’s vice-chairman, struck an optimistic note about US inflation on Saturday, telling...

    9. August 30, 2015

      China turmoil divides Fed over inflation

      The turmoil in China has intensified the debate within a divided Federal Reserve over whether the inflation outlook...

    10. August 29, 2015

      Stanley Fischer expects US inflation to head higher

      Inflation in the US should head higher as temporary factors such as the impact of the dollar surge dissipate, a key...

    11. August 28, 2015

      Sterling slips despite stronger UK data

      Sterling fell to a seven-week low against the dollar and dropped against the euro, despite confirmation of steady UK...

    12. August 28, 2015

      Watching and waiting at the US Federal Reserve

      The quiet of August was shattered this week, first by a collapse in Chinese stock prices, which set off a market chain...

    13. August 28, 2015

      Fed’s Stanley Fischer keeps September rate rise on table

      With market turbulence casting a cloud over the outlook for US monetary policy, a senior Federal Reserve official...

    14. August 28, 2015

      US monetary policy, not the economy, is the source of volatility

      As an uneasy consensus took hold over the past few days that the Federal Reserve will not abandon its almost zero...

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      August 28, 2015

      Some Fed thoughts: QE4 and all that

      After a considerable period of boredom, trying to figure out America’s central bank has gotten interesting again. For...

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      August 28, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Jimmy Choo's Cinderella shoe sales

      Jimmy Choo is not going to the ball with its shoe sales, despite the success of its Cinderella slipper. FT Opening...

    17. August 27, 2015

      China looms large over Wyoming

      For Federal Reserve policymakers championing a rate increase this autumn, the pieces were falling neatly into place....

    18. August 27, 2015

      Strong US growth in Q2 poses rate conundrum for Fed

      The US economy grew much more strongly than expected in the second quarter of this year, according to data that...

    19. FT Alphaville

      August 27, 2015

      Markets Live: Thursday, 27th August, 2015

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:08 on 27 Aug 2015. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce Elder...

    20. August 27, 2015

      Concern over waning use of covenants in debt markets

      Just two or three beers will give most drinkers enough Dutch courage to take risks they would avoid sober. But after...

    21. FT Alphaville

      August 27, 2015

      FirstFT - Asia bourses follow Wall Street higher, glitch rocks fund world and mobile phone addiction

      Major markets across the Asia-Pacific region were broadly positive this morning, taking their cue from a strong...

    22. August 26, 2015

      Strong Wall Street rally ends six-day slide

      Wall Street staged an impressive comeback on Wednesday, ending six days of pain and defying fears of another afternoon...

    23. August 26, 2015

      Market nerves throw damper on rate rise

      Bets on when the Federal Reserve will raise US interest rates are starting to look like the playground game of pulling...

    24. August 26, 2015

      Dudley’s remarks on Fed rate rise debate

      New York Federal Reserve president William Dudley cooled expectations of a September rate hike on Wednesday. Here are...

    25. August 26, 2015

      China explainer: How global markets were sent into a tailspin

      China’s stock market rout has sent global markets into a tailspin, hammered the currencies of resource-rich developing...

    26. August 26, 2015

      Fed’s William Dudley cools talk of September liftoff

      A senior Federal Reserve official has damped expectations that the US central bank would raise interest rates next...

    27. August 26, 2015

      Fed interest rate rise falls rapidly down the probability scale

      If there is one thing US policymakers have learnt from Europe’s handling of the Greek debt crisis, it is how to put off...

    28. August 25, 2015

      US market slide points to fresh turmoil

      The US stock market recovery triggered by China’s efforts to buttress its economy unravelled in the last hour of the...

    29. August 25, 2015

      Dollar regains firmer footing as China cuts rates

      Calm returned to dollar trading after Monday’s global markets turmoil, fuelled by revived US stocks, robust house...

    30. August 25, 2015

      Larry Summers and Ray Dalio flag return of quantitative easing

      Investors believe that the recent market ructions have almost killed off the chances of a Federal Reserve interest rate...

    31. August 25, 2015

      Selling volatility in an era of low returns

      Turmoil across markets has once again reminded investors how measures of bond and equity volatility can abruptly switch...

    32. August 25, 2015

      Pain for most indebted set to worsen

      At the moment, the Federal Reserve’s favourite message appears to be either “not yet” or “almost there”. The Fed’s...

    33. August 24, 2015

      Low liquidity drives fresh emerging markets forex sell-off

      Low liquidity was one of the drivers behind some of the most volatile trading in the forex market this year, as the...

    34. August 24, 2015

      Show steel and raise rates or the financial system will fracture

      Raising interest rates is always harder than cutting them. When investors are bleeding and workers fear the chop,...

    35. August 24, 2015

      A fresh deflation scare faces the Fed

      The catalysts for the global market rout of the past few days almost all came from China. But attention has already...

    36. August 24, 2015

      Market turmoil clouds Fed rate outlook

      For the Federal Reserve, the China-induced equity slump could hardly have come at a more sensitive time. The US central...

    37. August 24, 2015

      Concern over eurozone recovery as China turmoil lifts euro

      When Brussels published economic forecasts in May, it touted a series of “temporary tailwinds” that were boosting the...

    38. August 24, 2015

      China woes increase risk of Fed policy mistake

      China’s surprise currency devaluation and manufacturing downturn is the catalyst for the sell-off across global...

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