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The Week Unwrapped: Border spats, office gurus and inflation
China India
In Brief

The Week Unwrapped: Border spats, office gurus and inflation

Are China and India on the war path? Does your office need spiritual guidance? And what is the Fed up to on inflation?
11 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: what the Bank of England can do
A pedestrian wearing a protective face mask walks past the the Bank of England in the City of London
In Depth

Coronavirus: what the Bank of England can do

Economic disruption looking more serious by the day, but interest rates are already very low
5 Mar 2020
US Federal Reserve announces another interest rate cut
Jerome Powell
In Depth

US Federal Reserve announces another interest rate cut

Fed Chair Jerome Powell signals that further cuts are unlikely
31 Oct 2019
Instant opinion: ‘Johnson has lost his aura as a winner'
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In Depth

Instant opinion: ‘Johnson has lost his aura as a winner'

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 5 September
5 Sep 2019
Fed’s first interest rate cut in a decade: why it matters
Jerome Powell
In Depth

Fed’s first interest rate cut in a decade: why it matters

Reduction of 0.25% fails to satisfy Donald Trump
1 Aug 2019
What a Fed interest rate cut could mean
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In Brief

What a Fed interest rate cut could mean

US central bank to bow to pressure from Trump and cut rates for first time since financial crisis
29 Jul 2019
Why did Bank of England hold interest rates?
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In Brief

Why did Bank of England hold interest rates?

What the move says for next year’s economic prospects
21 Dec 2018

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US Federal Reserve raises rates despite pressure from Trump
Jerome Powell
In Brief

US Federal Reserve raises rates despite pressure from Trump

Fed chairman Jerome Powell says US economy may be softening
20 Dec 2018
Why has Russia dumped most of its US debt?
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In Brief

Why has Russia dumped most of its US debt?

Could China use its role as America’s biggest creditor as leverage in the ongoing trade talks
1 Aug 2018
What is a currency war and could Trump trigger one?
Asian markets have tumbled following announcement of tariffs by US and China
In Depth

What is a currency war and could Trump trigger one?

US President sparks new investor fears after criticising Federal Reserve interest rates as Chinese yuan plummets
20 Jul 2018
Federal Reserve to raise rates
New Chairman of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell
In Brief

Federal Reserve to raise rates

What to look out for - and what comes next
21 Mar 2018
Jerome Powell: new Federal Reserve head approved by Senate
Jerome Powell
In Brief

Jerome Powell: new Federal Reserve head approved by Senate

What does Powell’s appointment mean for global economy?
25 Jan 2018
Jerome Powell tipped as next Federal Reserve chairman
Jerome Powell
In Brief

Jerome Powell tipped as next Federal Reserve chairman

US media buzzing with speculation as Trump prepares official announcement
2 Nov 2017
Who will be the next Fed chairman?
America is waiting to see who will head the US Federal Reserve
In Depth

Who will be the next Fed chairman?

And why it matters to the rest of the world
27 Oct 2017
Pound plunges after Bank of England's dovish rates signal
Mark Carney
In Depth

Pound plunges after Bank of England's dovish rates signal

Central bank revises its growth forecast for UK economy
3 Aug 2017
ECONOMY: New BoE chief says UK still in 'crisis'
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In Brief

ECONOMY: New BoE chief says UK still in 'crisis'

Mark Carney says US is forging ahead of Britain, Japan and eurozone
19 Apr 2013
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