Articles about Janet Yellen

Biden makes Indian-American Neera Tanden the chief of budget team

01 Dec 2020

Biden makes Indian-American Neera Tanden the chief of budget team

Neera Tanden, an Indian-American woman, was on Monday named by the US President-elect Joe Biden as the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan to next head US Federal Reserve?

01 Nov 2017

Ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan to next head US Federal Reserve?

Former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, makes for an ideal candidate to head the US Federal Reserve, says international financial magazine Barron's.

Nifty50 reaches 10,000 for the first time ever

25 Jul 2017

Nifty50 reaches 10,000 for the first time ever

Nifty50 has finally hit the coveted 10,000 in the opening trade on Tuesday.

Is the US drug crisis linked to 'jobs market'?

15 Jul 2017

Is the US drug crisis linked to 'jobs market'?

Amid US's major opioid crisis, Federal Reserve Chief, Janet Yellen suggested that the crisis may be linked to a decline in the number of working Americans or those looking for work.

Sensex closes above the 32,000 for the first time ever

13 Jul 2017

Sensex closes above the 32,000 for the first time ever

Riding high on the dovish comments of US Fed Chair Janet Yellen before the US Congress and a fall in retail inflation in June, benchmark equity indices reached record high levels today as the market opened.

US Federal Reserve hikes interest rate, plans balance sheet reduction

15 Jun 2017

US Federal Reserve hikes interest rate, plans balance sheet reduction

The Federal Reserve has hiked its benchmark lending rate by a quarter percentage point to 1.25% from its erstwhile 1%, showing its conviction in the US economy's growth and the job market performance and said that there is a chance of another hike later this year.

US Federal Reserve hikes benchmark interest by 0.25%

16 Mar 2017

US Federal Reserve hikes benchmark interest by 0.25%

The US Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months by 0.25% to a range of 0.75-1%.

Sensex falls 1,600 points on Trump's victory, Modi's new move

09 Nov 2016

Sensex falls 1,600 points on Trump's victory, Modi's new move

With global markets roiling after Donald Trump emerged victorious as the next US President, India's Sensex and Nifty fell on the turbulence.