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Associated Press
Washington, December 13, 2012
The US economy is already being hurt by the \"fiscal cliff\" standoff in Washington, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday.


Associated Press
Washington, December 12, 2012
The Federal Reserve will spend $45 billion a month to sustain an aggressive drive to keep long-term interest rates low. And it set a goal of keeping a key short-term rate near zero until unemployment drops below 6.5 percent.


Associated Press
Washington, December 11, 2012
With a nervous eye on the \"fiscal cliff\", the US Federal Reserve is expected to announce a new bond-buying plan this week to support the US economy.


Associated Press
Washington, October 2, 2012
Chairman Ben Bernanke offered a wide-ranging defense of the Federal Reserve's aggressive policies to stimulate the still-weak economy.


Associated Press
Bangkok , September 20, 2012
Asian stock markets turned lower after weak Japanese trade figures underlined that the global economy continues to struggle.


Associated Press
September 13, 2012
The Fed said will spend $40 billion a month to buy mortgage-backed securities for as long as it deems necessary. It extended a plan to keep short-term rates at record lows through mid-2015.


Associated Press
Frankfurt, September 6, 2012
Markets and analysts are now eyeing ECB President Mario Draghi's news conference, where he is expected to give further details about the bank's efforts to lower borrowing costs for Eurozone's heavily indebted governments.


Associated Press
Washington, August 2, 2012
The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that the economy is losing strength and repeated a pledge to take further steps to stimulate growth if the job market doesn't show sustained improvement.


Associated Press
Washington, July 17, 2012
The U.S. economy has weakened and the Federal Reserve is ready to take further action to bolster growth if conditions don't improve, Chairman Ben Bernanke told a congressional panel on Tuesday.


Associated Press
New York, June 20, 2012
The Fed will continue Operation Twist through the end of the year to spur more borrowing, spending and growth.


Rajiv Bhuva
February 22, 2012
With general elections still two years away, and reforms being the dire need of the hour, Dalal Street expects policymakers to take tough decisions on managing expenditure and levying stiffer taxes.


Associated Press
Washington, December 14, 2011
Hiring is picking up and consumers are spending more despite slower growth globally, the Fed said in its policy statement issued after its final meeting of the year.


Rajiv Bhuva
September 22, 2011
Given its biggest drop in the last 12 months, the 30-share index was in a free fall with none of the stocks advancing and some of them declining in the range of 6 to 9 per cent on an intra-day basis.


Associated Press
Bangkok, September 21, 2011
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors fearful of a debt implosion in Europe held onto hopes that the Federal Reserve will announce measures to jolt the US economy.


PTI
New Delhi, March 1, 2011
Mobile handsets will cost more as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announced one per cent hike in Central Excise duty for 130 items in his Budget for 2011-12 on Monday.


PTI
Washington, November 4, 2010
The announcement, on expected lines, came against the background of political revamp in the US and concerns of high unemployment levels.


www.businesstoday.in
February 18, 2009
Here is a recap of the spillover effects of the ongoing economic imbroglio in the past fortnight, across the globe.


Puja Mehra
November 13, 2008
Increased government spending can help fight economic slowdown. But it won’t. And the reason is not lack of funds. What is needed is a comprehensive booster dose of steroids to resuscitate the economy. Manmohan Singh’s diagnosis is not off the mark, but the delivery is. A report by Puja Mehra.


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