Fed rate decision

LONDON | Stock markets steady as focus turns to Fed rate decision

LONDON — Stock markets around the world were trading in narrow ranges Wednesday ahead of a widely predicted interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the potentially more interesting subsequent press conference from its chairman, Jerome Powell. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,488 while Germany’s DAX fell … Continue reading LONDON | Stock markets steady as focus turns to Fed rate decision

LONDON | European shares flat, Asia rises ahead as US rate hike looms

LONDON— Stock markets around the world were trading in narrow ranges Wednesday ahead of a widely predicted interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the potentially more interesting subsequent press conference from its chairman, Jerome Powell. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,488 while Germany’s DAX fell 0.3 … Continue reading LONDON | European shares flat, Asia rises ahead as US rate hike looms

TOKYO | Stock markets rise ahead of Fed rate decision

TOKYO — Global stocks rose Wednesday as investors awaited an expected interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve and looked for hints of further hikes this year. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 was up 0.3 percent at 5,468 and Germany’s DAX rose 0.2 percent to 12,868. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.5 percent to 7,741. U.S. … Continue reading TOKYO | Stock markets rise ahead of Fed rate decision