Fed's rates decision reflects awareness of foreign risks

| Sep 19, 2015

Fed's rates decision reflects awareness of foreign risks

The Federal Reserve’s decision to delay raising interest rates mainly because of uncertainties about China’s economy is bothering a number of economists and investors. Usually, the central bank is primarily focused on the U.S. economy for setting the path of monetary policy and rarely ...

| Aug 27, 2015

Tokyo stocks rise further on U.S. rally

Stocks rose further on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, supported by an overnight rebound in U.S. equities. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 197.61 points, or 1.08 percent, from Wednesday to close at 18,574.44. On Wednesday, the key market gauge shot up 570.13 points. The ...

Aug 8, 2015

U.S. economy adds 215,000 jobs; Fed rate hike closer

The U.S. job market just demonstrated that it may be nearing full health more than six years after the Great Recession — and showed why the Federal Reserve may be about to raise interest rates from record lows. July marked the latest month in ...