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23 Sep
The US Federal Reserve has opened the door to an interest rate hike and tapering of its emergency monetary stimulus. The central bank has warned, though, that the rising number of Covid-19 cases could impact economic growth. Christian Lawrence, Senior Markets Strategist at Rabobank New York, explains the impact on American households. Also on the show: Netflix seeks the golden ticket as it acquires the rights to late British author Roald Dahl's creations.
17 Sep 2020
The US stock market received a boost from the Federal Reserve's announcement, with near-zero rates pushing capital towards shares. What was once a choice, before the coronavirus outbreak, might now be a necessity.
17 Sep 2020
The US stock market received a boost from the Federal Reserve's announcement, with near-zero rates pushing capital towards shares. What was once a choice, before the coronavirus outbreak, might now be a necessity.
20 Sep 2019
US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for the second time in 2019
21 Aug 2019
President Donald Trump tells reporters at the White House the Federal Reserve should be cutting interest rates and that he's not ready to make a trade deal with China.
20 Jul 2019
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has hinted at a possible rate cut in his testimony to the House Financial Services Committee (HFSC), noting that it would be an appropriate move if the trade spat was slowing down the economy. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s equities market was down 0.2 per cent on Wednesday. Robert Omotunde, Head of Investment Research at Afrinvest Securities joins CNBC Africa for more.
9 Jun 2019
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz, discusses the Federal Reserve's neutral rate and uncertainty from U.S. tariffs on Mexico.
3 Jan 2019
Valentin Marinov, head of G-10 FX research at Credit Agricole discusses the price of oil, Federal Reserve policy and currency markets.
13 Oct 2018
President Donald Trump’s 24-hour bashing of the Federal Reserve is unlikely, for now, to shake the central bank’s standing among its two key constituencies that matter more: financial markets and Congress.
8 Sep 2018
American wages unexpectedly climbed in August by the most since the recession ended in 2009 and hiring rose by more than forecast, keeping the Federal Reserve on track to lift interest rates this month and making another hike in December more likely.
5 Aug 2018
The latest U.S. jobs report showed the kind of gains that justify the Federal Reserve’s plans to keep raising interest rates and also give central bankers little urgency to pick up the pace.

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