Roberto Perli

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  US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell. The Fed’s move towards tighter monetary policy comes during a period of extreme volatility for financial markets.   Photograph: Eric Baradat/AFP

The Federal Reserve signalled its intention to raise interest rates in March, the first increase since 2018, underscoring the US central bank’s abrupt(...)

People fishing in the Snake River in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell won’t be kept company by his European Central Bank and Bank of Japan counterparts at this year’s Jackson Hole p(...)

Smartening up at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming this week Photograph: EPA

The first time Janet Yellen went to Jackson Hole as Federal Reserve chair in 2014 she faced activists protesting against the prospect of interest rate(...)

The Fed said it still expects it will need only gradual rate increases. Photograph: AFP

Federal Reserve officials left interest rates unchanged while acknowledging rising confidence among consumers and businesses following Donald Trump’s (...)

U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet L. Yellen

The Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and signal if it still plans to raise rates twice in 2016 amid concerns (...)

Janet Yellen, the new US Federal Reserve  chairman, has signaled she will carry on the central bank’s unprecedented stimulus until she sees improvement in an economy. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said today the US central bank was on track to keep reducing its policy stimulus, even as she acknowledged the l(...)

Ben  Bernanke will chair his last meeting as head of the US  Federal Reserve today before Janet Yellen takes over.  Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Turmoil in emerging markets and a month of disappointing job growth in the US are unlikely to deter the Federal Reserve from trimming its bond-buying (...)