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    1. July 20, 2016

      Dollar hits four-month high as talk of Fed rate rise revives

      Renewed interest in the idea of a US rate rise pushed the dollar to its highest level against its peers in four months,...

    2. Fast FT

      July 4, 2016

      Week ahead: US jobs, UK politics, Sun Valley

      Attention across trading desks may shift back to the US this week as the June jobs figures are forecast to show the...

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    1. FT 400 Top Financial Advisers

      There appears to be no shortage of worries for American investors in 2016. Recent mark...
    2. The FT’s Year in Finance

      After another eventful year, one thing is clear — the world is still a long way from r...
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    1. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Brelief? Emerging markets take a pause after Brexit

      Emerging markets could prove to be an unlikely beneficiary of the UK’s decision to exit the EU. With the dust settling...

    2. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Bonjour Bruxelles

      Where do we begin? A global equities sell-off, the pound hitting fresh multi-decade lows…the impact of the Brexit vote...

    3. June 27, 2016

      Carney and Yellen pull out of ECB conference to focus on markets

      The heads of the Bank of England and the US Federal Reserve have pulled out of the European Central Bank’s flagship...

    4. Fast FT

      June 27, 2016

      ECB accelerates corporate bond buying

      The European Central Bank has hoovered up nearly €5bn of corporate bonds in under three weeks, as it ramps up the pace...

    5. June 26, 2016

      Post-Brexit dollar surge presents Fed with new conundrum

      As Federal Reserve officials anxiously scan the aftershocks of the Brexit vote in the coming days, the reaction of the...

    6. June 24, 2016

      Fed on alert for US economic recoil

      The UK’s vote to leave the European Union has significantly damped expectations for monetary tightening by the Federal...

    7. June 22, 2016

      Yellen warns on poor US productivity

      America’s prospects for much higher wage growth may be held back by the country’s poor productivity performance, Janet...

    8. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      Investors skittish at short-dated US debt auctions

      Investors backed away from auctions of shorter dated US government debt this week, uncertain of the potential outcome...

    9. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      Fed can live with above target inflation - IMF

      The US Federal Reserve should tolerate an overshoot of its 2 per cent inflation target in order to ward off the threat...

    10. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      US stocks extend rise as energy shares rally

      A late-session rally in energy shares pushed US equities deeper into the black on Tuesday, leaving the S&P 500 poised...

    11. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      Wall Street weighs in on Yellen testimony

      Unsurprisingly Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen largely stuck to the script during her semi-annual testimony to the...

    12. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      US stocks hold slim gains after Yellen remarks

      US stocks held on to a slight advance after Janet Yellen said there remains “considerable uncertainty” over the...

    13. June 21, 2016

      Yellen warns of ‘considerable uncertainty’

      Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said she will tread carefully as she gauges when to lift short-term interest rates...

    14. June 21, 2016

      Yellen warns on 'considerable uncertainty' over US economy

      Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said she will tread carefully as she gauges when to lift short-term interest rates...

    15. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      US stocks rise with Brexit, Yellen in focus

      US stocks climbed for the second straight day as investors closely eyed developments on the UK’s Brexit campaigns and...

    16. June 20, 2016

      US stocks set to zoom higher as Brexit fears ease

      US investors who took holiday last week were poised to see Wall Street much as they left as the opening bell rings on...

    17. Fast FT

      June 17, 2016

      Week ahead: UK referendum, Yellen, Facebook

      After weeks of campaigning and market anxiety investors await the results of the UK referendum on its EU membership...

    18. June 17, 2016

      Falling bond yields — a moving message

      A strange aspect of the financial system is how the question that may matter most to investors around the globe is one...

    19. June 16, 2016

      Fed eyes lasting impediments to growth after rethink on outlook

      Earlier this month, Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chair, struck a broadly positive tone about the US economy. The...

    20. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      US cyclical stocks sink in flight to safety

      Economically-sensitive US sectors sustained a blow on Thursday as rising anxiety sent investors dashing away from risk...

    21. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      Central banks in 'close communication' over Brexit vote - Kuroda

      The Bank of Japan is in “close communication” with the Bank of England and other global central banks ahead of the...

    22. June 16, 2016

      Fed guidance sends 10-year yields to 3-year low

      Ten-year Treasury yields on Wednesday closed at their lowest level in more than three years, after the US central bank...

    23. Fast FT

      June 15, 2016

      Fed again trims long-run rate forecast

      Federal Reserve policymakers once again trimmed their forecast for the long-run federal funds rate — the latest...

    24. Fast FT

      June 15, 2016

      Fed holds steady on rates, but sees 2 rises this year

      Slower jobs growth and overseas hazards such as a possible UK exit from the European Union have prompted the Federal...

    25. June 15, 2016

      Concerns over US labour market weigh on Fed’s next move

      Federal Reserve policymakers are likely today to hold open the prospect of further rate rises later this year while...

    26. FT Alphaville

      June 15, 2016

      Reminder: Macro Live, Janet Yellen presser edition, starting at 1:50pm EST

      The newly expanded crew of FT Alphaville’s team in New York will be hosting a special edition of Macro Live this...

    27. Fast FT

      June 15, 2016

      Bonds dip slightly, stocks rise. Fed ahead...

      Government bonds are still flying high, though not quite as high as yesterday, while equity markets are picking up from...

    28. June 14, 2016

      Nervous markets sensitive to Yellen’s tone

      “T’ain’t what you do (it’s the way that you do it),” sang Ella Fitzgerald, known as America’s first lady of song. Janet...

    29. June 12, 2016

      Week Ahead Economic Outlook: Key central bank rate decisions

      Monetary policy is set to dominate the week’s economic events with central bankers from the US Federal Reserve, Banks...

    30. June 12, 2016

      Mohamed El-Erian: don’t dismiss Fed rate rise in June

      Veteran bond investor Mohamed El-Erian has criticised the market for overreacting to the weak US job numbers published...

    31. Fast FT

      June 10, 2016

      Week ahead: Fed, Apple and BoE

      Central banks in the UK, Japan and Indonesia are among those making monetary policy decisions next week but all eyes...

    32. June 8, 2016

      S&P 500 edges closer towards record high

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. US stocks stayed in sight of record highs even as Germany’s benchmark government bond yield...

    33. Fast FT

      June 8, 2016

      Japan leads Asian markets lower as yen strengthens

      Asian stocks retreated on Wednesday, with an 11-month closing high for Wall Street and firmer oil prices failing to...

    34. Fast FT

      June 8, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: China trade, Japan GDP revision

      Asian markets mostly look set to advance modestly as Wall Street closed at its highest level since last July. The...

    35. June 7, 2016

      Wall St eyes record as oil stays strong

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. US stocks stayed within sight of record highs as bulls took heart from a sustained rally for oil...

    36. Fast FT

      June 7, 2016

      German 10-year Bund yield hits record low

      Germany’s benchmark 10-year bond yield has hit its lowest ever level, falling to just 0.046 per cent. Yields, which...

    37. Fast FT

      June 7, 2016

      European stocks brighter after Yellen caution

      US index futures hover just shy of record highs, underpinning other major stock markets, as monetary policy remains in...

    38. Fast FT

      June 7, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Fed hints at stability

      The odds of a rate hike from the US Federal Reserve next week are diminishing. Janet Yellen signalled that the US...

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