Fed officials said the pace of rate hikes could be slower if inflation failed to move up toward their 2 per cent target.

Federal Reserve officials in December debated the risks to the US economic outlook, with some concerned about low inflation and others pointing to rob(...)

 Donald Trump talks to chief strategist Steve Bannon during a swearing in ceremony for senior staff at the White House in Washington, on January 22nd. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

US President Donald Trump on Friday fired Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist in the latest high-level White House shake-up, removing a powerful an(...)