HONG KONG, Jan 29 (IFR) - Asian markets continued to sell off on Thursday as the FOMC 's more hawkish language, suggesting interest rates could rise in the near term, spooked many investors.
NEW YORK, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Investors and bond dealers bid heavily on Wednesday for $26 billion of U.S. two-year government debt shortly before the Federal Reserve releases its latest policy statement which might offer clues on the timing of when it could raise interest rates.
* Coming up: FOMC statement at 1900 GMT (Adds closing prices)
* Coming up: FOMC statement at 1900 GMT (Updates with official prices)
direct path of rate hikes by the Federal Open Market Committee ( FOMC ); they lack the ability to steer clear of rate recalibrations. In fact ..... investors, while creating opportunities for others. Second, a FOMC rate hike directly affects front-end yields. The zero- to
forward guidance at December’s post- FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) press conference ..... from September and were released with the FOMC minutes. The new chart revealed a decline ..... increase interest rates at the June 2015 FOMC meeting. Fidelity prime institutional money
* Losses for greenback trimmed after upbeat confidence report
probability for 0.5%+ fed fund rate for the October 25 FOMC meeting [vs some expectations of mid-2015 Fed rate hike ..... on Monday. Watch for any changes in the language of the FOMC statement on Wednesday. Treasury Secretary Lew is in Ukraine
even the US energy stocks were up [ +2% ] while c-rude oil kept falling [ -7% ]. No surprises are expected in the FOMC statement on Wednesday [ one has to wait until June for anything ]. Now pay attention to Q4 earnings. There are significant
* Market unmoved by FOMC minutes (Updates prices, adds comment)