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Stocks struggle as China rate cut drives oil down

Stocks struggle as China rate cut drives oil down

FILE PHOTO – People walk past an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei stock price index at a conference room in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Nikkei edge higher, S&P 500 futures plunge PBOC lowers key rates, Chinese data sorely lacking in forecasts Eyes …

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Fed officials beat the inflation drum;  “Reasonable” 50 basis point rate hike next month

Fed officials beat the inflation drum; “Reasonable” 50 basis point rate hike next month

Aug 3 (Reuters) – Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday expressed renewed determination to contain high inflation, although it was noted that a half-percentage-point hike in the Fed’s benchmark interest rate U.S. central bank next month could be enough to make progress toward that goal. “I’m assuming that 50 (basis points) would be a reasonable thing …

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Bank of England plans biggest interest rate hike in 27 years as inflation soars

Bank of England plans biggest interest rate hike in 27 years as inflation soars

LONDON, February 03: Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey leaves after a press conference at the Bank of England on February 3, 2022 in London, England. The Bank is expected to raise interest rates for a fifth straight meeting on Thursday, but faces a difficult balancing act between supporting growth and curbing inflation. Dan Kitwood …

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