Financial markets are focused on Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen's speech on Friday at the annual central bankers gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
US payrolls increased by 287,000 in June as manufacturers and retailers boosted hiring, confirming the economy has regained speed.
The Head of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi has vowed immediate action if Britain votes to leave the EU.
Money markets and investors world wide are waiting with bated breath for the UK’s decision next week on its future, in or out, of the European Union.
The Federal Reserve is deep in a policy meeting and it is extremely unlikely that an interest rate rise is on the cards.
The Federal Reserve is deep in a policy meeting with the unlikelihood of an interest rate rise coming anytime soon.
One of the top policymakers at the US central bank is dropping strong hints about the cost of borrowing going back up there.
Minutes from the latest meeting of Federal Reserve's policymakers reveal they feel the US economy could be ready for an interest rate increase as early as June.
The US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday (April 27). However it left the door open to a hike in June by signalling
Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to leave the cost of borrowing unchanged in the face of disappointing word on durable goods orders and consumer confidence.
The US Federal reserve has left interest rates unchanged, but says that moderate growth and what it called “strong job gains” means it will be able
Federal Reserve policymakers are meeting and considering what to do about US interest rates amid weaker retail sales.
The Federal Reserve has left interest rates unchanged and will "closely monitoring" global economic and financial developments.
On the season finale of Business Middle East we summarise a volatile year and discuss the 2016 forecast for global and MENA markets with Nour Eldeen
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