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Markets look to US rate cuts as inflation falls

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUL 2024
The US Federal Reserve (Fed) has indicated that a cooling labour market has alleviated inflation pressures, signalling to investors that interest rate cuts could be on the horizon. June's US consumer price index (CPI) data revealed a rise of 3% from ...

What's keeping the Treasurer up at night?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2024
... "extremely positive" from a monetary policy perspective. He said it's an easing in inflation that will enable the US Federal Reserve to cut rates. Energy transformation Chalmers said the global energy transition represents "a golden opportunity," adding ...

US looks towards rate cuts, Australia lags behind

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2024
A raft of economic data came out from the US overnight with US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell indicating the US could cut interest rates at least once this year. A lower-than-expected May CPI print was encouraging, but the FOMC still kept its funds ...

Powell backflips on rates pushing back RBA cut expectations

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2024
US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell has changed his tune over the possibility of upcoming interest rate cuts, which means it could be an even longer wait here in Australia. Powell said recent US inflation data had not given policymakers enough confidence ...

Powell confirms rate cuts likely 'at some point' this year

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024
It's been all eyes on the US Federal Reserve as investors patiently await interest rate cuts, with the US central bank indicating they should arrive this year. Now US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell has confirmed the bank is targeting a rate cut ...

US Federal Reserve eyes multiple interest rate cuts this year

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
... anticipated, but economic growth and the labour market are stronger-essentially, a soft landing," Shah said. US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell downplayed the importance of recent inflation prints, and instead referred to the expected inflation path ...

Interest rate cut may not come until 2025, experts warn

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
... While the cuts won't derail inflation's retreat, they will delay it," Cruise said. When asked if the US Federal Reserve cuts rates if it would make the RBA more likely to follow directly afterwards, more than half of experts (55%, 17/31) said ...

Inflation falls to 4.1%, RBA weighs rate cut

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024
... time, we think it is too early to be talking about rate cuts," he said. Elsewhere abroad, as anticipated, the US Federal Reserve also held its policy rate steady following its meeting on Wednesday. However, in response to significantly lower inflation ...

Global X slashes ETF fees

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023
... driven by historically robust yields, and a positive market outlook further fuelled by the anticipation of the US Federal Reserve initiating rate reductions in 2024. "Meanwhile, US Treasury bonds, the world's most heavily traded, offer stabilising properties ...

Banking sector fears propel family offices towards metals

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 4 AUG 2023
... banking sector, with 80% pointing to such worries. According to the report, 70% of respondents believe that the US Federal Reserve will pause rate hikes, and an equal number consider gold an excellent hedge against general market volatility. Approximately ...
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