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US jobs market posts blockbuster gains in April

Hiring surged in April, underscoring US economic strength.

US jobs market posts blockbuster gains in April

Federal Reserve

Moore withdraws from consideration for US Fed post amid criticism

Trump says his pick to fill a seat on the Federal Reserve withdrew his name from consideration.

Moore withdraws from consideration for US Fed post amid criticism

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Federal Reserve holds rates steady despite Trump's jawboning

The US central bank leaves interest rates unchanged despite tweets from President Trump urging rate cuts and stimulus.

Federal Reserve holds rates steady despite Trump's jawboning

Counting the Cost

Are Turkey's financial tremors spreading across the globe?

The escalating US-Turkey spat resulted in the collapse of the Turkish Lira this week.

Counting the Cost

Stock market chaos: The end of easy money?

Why wild swings in stocks and bonds from New York to Tokyo could mean that an era of ultra-easy monetary policy is over.

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Trump picks multimillionaire to head Federal Reserve

Jerome Powell tipped to continue most of the policies set by Janet Yellen, the first woman to head the US central bank.

Counting the Cost

Inside the murky world of negative interest rates

What are the potential consequences of sub-zero interest rates for the global economy and people across the world?

Counting the Cost

Why is the US Federal Reserve holding interest rates?

We look at why interest rates are being held at near-zero levels, driverless cars and the impact of the Rugby World Cup.

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US Federal Reserve holds interest rates

US interest rates held at near-zero levels despite relatively strong consumer spending and lower unemployment.

US Federal Reserve holds interest rates

Special series

Inside the US Federal Reserve

An inside look at the US Federal Reserve, the most powerful - and least understood - financial institution on earth.