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Fed’s Mester shrugs off flattening yield curve in call for rate hikes

Fed’s Mester shrugs off flattening yield curve in call for rate hikes

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland president Loretta Mester brushed aside concerns over a flattening yield curve while expressing some worry over elevated stock market valuations, saying both were reasons for continued interest rate hikes.

India braces for growth chill after Modi's cash crackdown

India braces for growth chill after Modi's cash crackdown

India on Friday predicted robust economic growth in the fiscal year that ends in March, but without fully accounting for the disruption caused by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to abolish high-value old currency bills.

Two new funding plans announced

Two new funding plans announced

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) announced two new funding programmes meant for supporting specific topics in research in several

Family workshops to feature puppet-making, storytelling

Family workshops to feature puppet-making, storytelling

As part of its family programme offerings, Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) is presenting a series of workshops for three days from tomorrow...

The dollar and the damage done

The dollar and the damage done

The US Federal Reserve is being widely blamed for the recent eruption of volatility in emerging markets. But is the Fed just a convenient whipping boy?