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Fed sees climate change shaping economy, policy

08 Nov 2019

SAN FRANCISCO The U.S. central bank signalled on Friday it may be getting ready to join international peers in incorporating climate change risk into its assessments of financial stability, and may even take it into account when setting monetary policy.

Fed's Brainard says climate change poses 'profound' risks

08 Nov 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 8 A top Federal Reserve policymaker on Friday signaled the U.S. central bank may join its international peers in incorporating climate change risk into its assessments of financial stability, and may even take it into account when setting monetary policy.

A 'green interest rate?' Fed digs into climate change economics

08 Nov 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK In their deliberations on monetary policy, Federal Reserve policymakers need to consider many factors, but up to now, climate change has not been one of them.

After year-long bumpy ride, Fed appears to make soft landing

01 Nov 2019

HOUSTON/NEW YORK After a year-long struggle with bond markets, the Trump administration, and each other, Federal Reserve policymakers found their way to a compromise this week with a rate cut that even the White House said had put monetary policy in a much better place.

Fed's Kaplan says he supported rate cut only if Fed signaled nothing further

01 Nov 2019

HOUSTON Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Friday he went along with the U.S. central bank's rate cut this week contingent on the Fed signaling that no further decreases to borrowing costs were likely, barring a material change in the economic outlook.

Fed's Kaplan says policy is appropriate, should now be patient

01 Nov 2019

HOUSTON Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Friday the U.S. central bank now has monetary policy at a "roughly" appropriate setting and should leave interest rates where they are for the time being.

Fed's Kaplan says policy is appropriate, should now be patient

01 Nov 2019

HOUSTON, Nov 1 Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Friday the U.S. central bank now has monetary policy at a "roughly" appropriate setting and should leave interest rates where they are for the time being.

For Fed Chair Powell, blunt is the 'appropriate' approach

31 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Understanding central banks is often compared to reading tea leaves: picking up on subtle clues that point in one direction or another.

For Fed Chair Powell, blunt is the 'appropriate' approach

30 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Understanding central banks is often compared to reading tea leaves: picking up on subtle clues that point in one direction or another.

For Fed Chair Powell, blunt is the 'appropriate' approach

30 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 Understanding central banks is often compared to reading tea leaves: picking up on subtle clues that point in one direction or another.

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