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US heading for shallow recession, no respite yet from rate hikes: Reuters poll

US heading for shallow recession, no respite yet from rate hikes: Reuters poll

BENGALURU, Dec 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. economy is heading for a short and shallow recession over the coming year, according to economists polled by Reuters who unanimously expected the Federal Reserve to US opts for a lower interest rate hike of 50 basis points in December. 14. The Fed still has at least half …

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Reaction to China's easing of COVID restrictions in major policy shift

Reaction to China’s easing of COVID restrictions in major policy shift

Dec 7 (Reuters) – China on Wednesday announced the most sweeping changes to its strict zero COVID policy since the pandemic began three years ago, easing rules that had curbed the spread of the virus but had hobbled the world’s second-largest economy worldwide and sparked protests. The easing of rules, which include allowing infected people …

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The Fed will raise rates by 50 basis points, but the key rate could be higher

The Fed will raise rates by 50 basis points, but the key rate could be higher

BENGALURU, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve will downgrade in December to propose a 50 basis point interest rate hike, but economists polled by Reuters say a longer period of U.S. central bank tightening and a higher policy rate peak are the biggest risks to the current outlook. U.S. consumer price inflation unexpectedly fell …

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US retail sales increase steadily;  increase in GDP estimates in the fourth quarter

US retail sales increase steadily; increase in GDP estimates in the fourth quarter

Retail sales rise 1.3% in October Core retail sales increase 0.7%; September sales revised upwards Import prices fall for the fourth consecutive month Manufacturing production increased by 0.1%; previous months revised downwards WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in October as households stepped up purchases of motor vehicles and …

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