The retirement fund organization Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) on Saturday lowered the interest rate on the employees’ provident fund to 8.1% for 2021-2022, the lowest rate offered by the EPFO ​​since more than four decades, the Press Trust of India news agency reported citing sources. This is the lowestRead More →

Darryl Dyck/AP Protests are taking place around the world following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine could raise global inflation by around 1%, but still slow interest rate hikes by central banks around the world, according to Singapore-based Capital Economics. Capital Economics said there wasRead More →

The yield on German 10-year government bonds moved into positive territory on Wednesday for the first time since 2019 according to the latest indications, the markets are not convinced that the ECB can maintain its position “lower for longer” on the interest rate. Continued inflationary pressures are undermining central bankRead More →

After much speculation, the central bank voted in December to raise the base rate to 0.25%, after holding back on fears over the strength of the jobs market. Any remaining labor market concerns were dismissed this morning, with data from the Office for National Statistics showing employment continuing to rise.Read More →

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Tech companies led stock losses into another downward step for expensive growth stocks under threat of rising rates and inflation. Some corporate warnings about the negative impacts of the omicron coronavirus variant also soured sentiment. The Nasdaq 100 fell about 2%, while 10-year Treasury yields climbed to 1.8%. Lululemon AthleticaRead More →

Gold futures posted a modest decline on Monday, as a rally in Treasury and dollar yields helped dampen appetite for precious commodities, which was contained by uncertainties over the spread omicron and Federal Reserve policies. Gold’s rise on Friday was “tempered” on Monday as “risk aversion cooled and the USRead More →

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New oi-Kuntala Sarkar | Update: Saturday 23 October 2021, 13:54 [IST] Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has officially announced that the US economy is ready to cut back on asset purchases by the US Fed, however, he doesn’t think this is the right time to raise the rate. interest. PowellRead More →

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Friday the economy had made “further substantial progress” towards the Fed’s inflation target and “net progress” towards its full employment target, maintaining the central bank on track to scale back its bond buying stimulus this year. And while Powell said July’s solid jobsRead More →

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