Financial Services

China reacts to Fed rate hike by nudging up key policy rate

Dec 14, 2017

China's central bank has reacted to the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate increase by nudging up its own rate for lending to commercial banks but left rates for borrowing by companies and the public unchanged

Asian shares mixed as Fed hike gives investors few surprises

Dec 14, 2017

Asian stocks mixed after Fed rate hike, China follows with increase in short, medium-term lending rates

The Latest: China raises key policy rate after Fed's hike

Dec 14, 2017

China's central bank responds to Fed's rate hike by nudging up key policy rate on lending to commercial banks

Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018

Dec 13, 2017

Fed boosts key interest rate for third time this year to range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent

Markets Right Now: Financial markets steady after rate hike

Dec 13, 2017

Financial markets were holding steady in afternoon trading after the Federal Reserve nudged interest rates higher and said the U.S. economy was on sound footing.

Mental health care worries linger 5 years after Sandy Hook

Dec 13, 2017

Five years after the Sandy Hook massacre, efforts to improve mental health care for young people have had mixed results

European Central Bank in no hurry to yank stimulus

Dec 13, 2017

The European Central Bank is not expected to announce big changes to its monetary policy on Thursday but will instead be scrutinized for its views on the future, including how it might eventually end its stimulus program.

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

Dec 13, 2017

3 things to watch for from the Fed in its statement, updated forecasts and Yellen news conference

Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo for alleged predatory tactics

Dec 13, 2017

The Navajo Nation is suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that targeted and harmed tribal members

Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stock indexes mostly higher

Dec 12, 2017

Big-company stocks notched gains on Wall Street, bringing more records for major indexes, but smaller companies lagged behind.

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