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Asia-Pacific markets are mostly higher as investors digest the Fed's smaller quarter-point increase

Asia-Pacific markets are mostly higher as investors digest the Fed’s smaller quarter-point increase

Signs of ‘serial acceleration’ in Hong Kong despite economic downturn in 2022: UBP UBB told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on Thursday that Hong Kong’s economy is “in a position to return to expansion” this year. “We’re seeing signs of a cascading acceleration in January. So that’s good news,” said Carlos Casanova, chief economist for Asia …

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Asian stocks rose on the Fed's bets on interest rates, and China's reopening to lift the yuan

Asian stocks rose on the Fed’s bets on interest rates, and China’s reopening to lift the yuan

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 US stock futures rose, Nikkei futures rose Hopes that the US CPI report will evidence smaller Fed increases Earnings season begins with the big banks on Friday Dollar nurses yuan losses at the highest level since mid-August SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Monday as hopes of a softer US interest rate hike …

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The US jobs report breathes life into the Fed's "soft landing" scenario

The US jobs report breathes life into the Fed’s “soft landing” scenario

NEW ORLEANS/SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6 (Reuters) – A jump in the workforce and moderation in wage growth suggests that the U.S. labor market is starting to move the way the Federal Reserve hoped it would, to improve the supply and demand of workers. Balance and help in its fight against inflation. After a year in …

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Job growth is expected to moderate in December but not enough to slow the Fed's interest rate hike

Job growth is expected to moderate in December but not enough to slow the Fed’s interest rate hike

The economy is expected to have added 200,000 jobs in December, less than November, but still strong enough to keep the Fed aggressively tightening policy to fight inflation. Economists polled by Dow Jones also expect the unemployment rate to have remained at 3.7% in December, while average hourly wage growth slowed to 0.4% from 0.6% …

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The Fed's meeting minutes may mark the rate hike end game, and a new debate phase

The Fed’s meeting minutes may mark the rate hike end game, and a new debate phase

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve ended 2022 with an emphatic promise at its December policy meeting that interest rates would continue to rise this year, but at a slower pace, perhaps only another three-quarters of a percentage point. The readings for that session, due for release at 2pm ET (1900 GMT) on Wednesday, may …

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European markets advanced as investors await the Fed's meeting minutes

European markets advanced as investors await the Fed’s meeting minutes

French inflation slowed unexpectedly Skyline from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France. bloomberg | bloomberg | Getty Images Preliminary figures published Wednesday morning showed that inflation in France slowed to 6.7% in December from a record 7.1% the previous month. Economists polled by Reuters had expected the harmonized rate of inflation on an annual …

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Hong Kong shares rose 2%, leading to gains in the Asia-Pacific region as investors eye the Fed's meeting minutes.

Hong Kong shares rose 2%, leading to gains in the Asia-Pacific region as investors eye the Fed’s meeting minutes.

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