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Federal Reserve raises interest rates to a 22-year high

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUL 2023
The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point, taking rates to a 22-year high. Overnight, the Fed announced rates would rise to a range of 5.25% to 5.5% to continue its fight against inflation. Fed chair Jerome ...

Credit Suisse fined $575m by regulators

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 25 JUL 2023
... bank for risk management and governance failures related to the collapse of Archegos Capital Management. The US Federal Reserve has issued Credit Suisse a $394.84 million (US$268.5) fine while the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has hit the bank ...

Major economies buoyed by tight jobs market

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUL 2023
... declined but remain elevated, and monthly growth in nonfarm payroll employment has slowed very gradually since the US Federal Reserve started increasing interest rates in early 2022," Deloitte Access Economics partner Stephen Smith said. It would be ...

Federal Reserve plans upping capital requirements

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUL 2023
The US Federal Reserve has proposed a regulatory overhaul in which the nation's largest banks would be forced to hold more capital in hopes future meltdowns in the sector can be prevented. Federal vice chair for supervision Michael Barr outlined ...

Growth, quality stocks to outperform: Podcast

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUN 2023
... rotation back to value. "That's not our base case," Taw admits, saying it's due to the belief that the US Federal Reserve is engineering a recession. "We are relatively more defensive in terms of our asset allocation, strong balance sheets, cash ...

US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2023
In a widely anticipated move, the US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 25 basis points, elevating the target range to 5% - 5.25%, marking the highest level in 16 years. The central bank's decision comes as part of its ongoing commitment ...

Rest switches up recruitment focus

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAR 2023
Andrew Lill, the chief investment officer of $70 billion super fund Rest, says the role of a CIO is changing and not just because investment heads have to respond quickly to more volatile markets. Increasingly, investment chiefs must consider a range ...

US Fed hikes rates amid banking turmoil

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAR 2023
Amid banking turmoil, the US Federal Reserve announced a rate hike to combat inflation. Recent economic indicators revealed modest growth in US spending, production, and strong job gains, with low unemployment and persistent inflation concerns. As such ...

Federal Reserve increases rates 25bp

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 2 FEB 2023
The US Federal Reserve has increased its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points, the smallest move since March last year. The quarter-point increase shifted rates to 4.75% from 4.5%. In making the announcement the Fed signaled more rate rises could ...

Four themes driving 2023: Iggo

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 24 JAN 2023
... reduce the need for additional increases in interest rates beyond what is already priced in i.e., 5% for the US Federal Reserve's fed funds rate; 3.25% to 3.5% for the European Central Bank's deposit rate; and 4.5% for the Bank of England's bank rate. ...