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    1. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Asian markets in holding pattern ahead of C-bank meetings

      Asian shares dipped into the red on Tuesday after a week lead from Wall Street and as investors sit on the sidelines...

    2. Fast FT

      April 25, 2016

      Global bond yields rise ahead of Fed decision later this week

      Government bond yields are edging up again today after jumping sharply last week, as the strengthening risk appetite...

    3. April 15, 2016

      The magic of do-nothing central bankers

      All talk, no action is usually an insult. But for the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England, it’s the magic mantra of...

    4. April 15, 2016

      Staying home pays off for China’s Premier — at least for now

      Over recent months, foreign diplomats bearing invites for Premier Li Keqiang to visit their capitals have been politely...

    5. April 15, 2016

      Bond sale sees scramble for long-dated debt

      Strong investor demand for long-dated debt meant that US banks walked away from Thursday’s 30-year Treasury bond sale...

    6. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      US consumer prices tick higher in March

      US consumer prices edged slightly higher in March as the fading impact of low oil prices, and a tightening labour...

    7. Fast FT

      April 12, 2016

      Fed's Lacker sees 'persuasive case' for rate rise

      A recent firming in US inflation and expectations for robust economic growth this year make a “persuasive case” for a...

    8. April 8, 2016

      Janet Yellen hails progress US economy has made post-crisis

      Janet Yellen has brushed aside suggestions that the Federal Reserve’s December interest-rate increase was a mistake, as...

    9. April 7, 2016

      FedEx delivers ‘reverse Yankee’ bond deal

      If you need something picked up in Europe and shipped to the US, you might turn to FedEx, which promises its customers...

    10. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Draghi restates case for fiscal support

      Monetary policy alone cannot lift the eurozone’s economy, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said in a speech,...

    11. Fast FT

      April 6, 2016

      Fed sees 'appreciable' global risks

      Many Federal Reserve policymakers were warning of “appreciable” risks to the US economy from global developments at...

    12. Fast FT

      April 5, 2016

      Nikkei matches 2nd-longest losing streak in Abenomics era

      Japanese stocks have chalked up their equal second-longest losing streak in the era of Abenomics, dropping for a sixth...

    13. Fast FT

      April 5, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Aussie, Indian central banks to the fore

      It’s shaping up as a mixed day for Asian markets as Wall Street drifted lower through Monday’s session. Things could be...

    14. Fast FT

      April 4, 2016

      US equities start week on backfoot

      US equities declined on Monday as investors took a cautious stance ahead of the release of minutes from the Federal...

    15. April 4, 2016

      Wisdom wanes for ‘don’t fight the Fed’

      For generations, “Don’t fight the Fed” was a mantra beaten into market neophytes by Wall Street’s grizzled veterans....

    16. Fast FT

      April 4, 2016

      Euro's winning run in jeopardy

      The prospect of the the euro notching up a sixth gain in a row are looking shaky in early European trading. The single...

    17. Fast FT

      April 4, 2016

      Asian markets climb after solid US data

      Asian shares were climbing today after solid US economic data pushed Wall Street higher at the end of last week....

    18. April 3, 2016

      Week Ahead Markets Diary: Federal Reserve minutes in focus

      With Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen reiterating a cautious approach to raising interest rates, the minutes of the...

    19. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      Week ahead: Central banks, US politics

      With Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen reiterating a cautious approach to raising interest rates, the minutes of the...

    20. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      Slow and steady — Wall St week in review

      US equities rose more than 1 per cent this week as the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average posted modest advances...

    21. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      Fed '16 rate rise odds climb after upbeat US data

      Futures traders are more confident that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at least one time this year after...

    22. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      US labour force participation at two-year high

      The proportion of working-age Americans who are employed or actively seeking work rose in March to the highest level...

    23. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      Treasury yields edge up after solid jobs report

      US Treasury yields have edged up after a decent jobs report showed the US economy is still chugging along relatively...

    24. April 1, 2016

      US maintains solid jobs growth

      The US economy sustained its momentum in March as employers added a greater number of jobs than expected, the labour...

    25. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      US adds 215k jobs; Jobless rate rises

      The pace of US job growth remained robust, while wages climbed more than forecast in March. However a rise in the...

    26. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: A new quarter

      Today, the following central banks are about to announce negative interest ra … okay, yeah, that’s half an April fools’...

    27. March 31, 2016

      The inflation enigma needs unorthodox answers

      This week Janet Yellen experienced a classic New York ritual: she addressed the Economic Club of New York about...

    28. March 31, 2016

      Danger to risk appetite is weak job data

      The new quarter starts with a bang as investors face on Friday not just the US non-farm payrolls report but a swath of...

    29. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Euro floats to five-month high against dollar

      Rate cuts? What rate cuts? Deeply sub-zero deposit rates and a super-charged stimulus programme from the European...

    30. March 31, 2016

      MetLife ruling vindicates lonely decision to fight

      US finance chiefs often grumble about the tough rules imposed by the Dodd-Frank reforms that followed the 2008 crisis....

    31. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Stocks nudge lower as quarter wraps up; renminbi fixed higher

      Stocks are nudging lower as investors adjust portfolios at the end of a volatile quarter dominated by recovering oil...

    32. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Asian FX on track for best quarter in years

      The March quarter has been a mixed bag, but it has still seen all Asian currencies advance against the dollar. The year...

    33. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Asian markets fight to finish March on up note

      Asian markets were fighting to finish March on a positive note, as investors cheered for a second day the prospects of...

    34. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Yellen rally to round out March quarter

      The cautious words of Janet Yellen look set to work their magic on Asian markets for a second day. That should see...

    35. March 30, 2016

      Dovish Yellen sends S&P 500 to 2016 high

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. US stocks marched to fresh 2016 highs and the dollar neared a five-month low as a dovish set of...

    36. March 30, 2016

      Investors reconsider outlook for US bank stocks

      Janet Yellen’s list of reasons why the Federal Reserve will “proceed cautiously” with future interest rate rises did...

    37. March 30, 2016

      Fed halts yen’s eight-day losing streak

      The yen’s eight-day losing streak was brought to a jarring halt after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen played down...

    38. Fast FT

      March 30, 2016

      US stocks climb amid Yellen enthusiasm

      US markets climbed on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 pushing deeper into the black for the year, as oil rose and the...

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