Janet Yellen has said she expects the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates “later this year”.
Postponement had been expected to aid equities, but initial reaction did not prove encouraging.
US Federal Reserve leaves target range for the federal funds rate at 0 to 0.25 per cent, citing global growth worries.
UK firm establishes US subsidiary to assist clients avoid “potentially ruinous” tax penalties.
Economists say September rate rise remains in the balance after August employment report.
The International Monetary Fund said advanced economies like the US should keep monetary policy accommodative.
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Sep 02, 2015
Rathbones manager maintains hefty US overweight despite imminent interest rate rise.
Aug 27, 2015
US growth figures beat expectations and send equities higher.
Economic Indicators| Aug 20, 2015
Some members suggest economic conditions needed for an increase in interest rates have been met or “would be met shortly”.
Aug 18, 2015
Peter Kaye, manager of the Fidelity American fund, is leaving the group.
Jul 30, 2015
Second quarter growth in US GDP supports the Fed’s belief economy could cope with an impending rate rise.
From Your Industry| Jul 29, 2015
Chief executive says offering puts RBS on course for a full exit from the US bank a year ahead of schedule.