Haberler      English      العربية      Pусский         Kurdî      Türkçe Delivering News and Insights Around the World Keltis
  En.Haberler.Com - Latest News
SEARCH IN NEWS:
  HOME PAGE 25/05/2022 12:49 
27.01.2022 00:42 News >> US Stocks Close Mixed As Fed Signals Rate Hike In March

US Stocks Close Mixed As Fed Signals Rate Hike In March

VIX volatility index rises 0.16% to 31.21.

US stocks closed mixed Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled a rate hike in March.
The blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 129.6 points, or 0.38%, to 34,168, while the S&P 500 fell 6.52 points, or 0.15%, to 4,349.
The tech-heavy Nasdaq rose 2.8 points, or 0.02%, to 13,542.
The US Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it kept its benchmark overnight interest rate unchanged between 0.00% and 0.25% but signaled a rate hike in March.
"With inflation well above 2 percent and a strong labor market, the Committee expects it will soon be appropriate to raise the target range for the federal funds rate," the Fed said in a statement.
The bank also noted that it will end tapering, the process of reducing monthly asset purchases, in early March.
With heightened risks in liquidity, the VIX volatility index, known as the fear index, rose 0.16% to 31.21.
The dollar index was up 0.57% to 96.47, while the yield on 10-year US Treasury notes fell 0.93% to 1.853%.
Oil prices continued to rise amid growing tensions in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, fueling concerns about supply disruptions.
Brent crude increased 1.24% to $88.26 per barrel and US benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude gained 1.53% to $86.91.
Precious metals were down, with gold losing 1.95% to $1,816.40 per ounce and silver slipping 1.62% to $23.510.
Bitcoin climbed 0.74% to $37,139 at 16.10 p.m. EST . -



        Latest News
Clashes Erupt As Pakistan Authorities Block Ex-Premier's Protest March 10 minutes ago...
Imran Khan is pressing to hold fresh elections this year, which are otherwise due in 2023.
Bodies Of 4 Trapped Miners Recovered In Burkina Faso 10 minutes ago...
4 remain missing 39 days after flood sweeps through zinc mine, government says.
China Stresses Right To 'Subsistence And Development,' Warns Against Foreign Models 10 minutes ago...
President Xi holds virtual meeting with visiting UN human right chief, urges respect to nations’ homegrown paths.
Military Drills Around Taiwan Warning Over US-Taipei 'Collusion': China 25 minutes ago...
Latest drills come after US president said Washington will intervene militarily if Beijing uses force against Taiwan.
Japan Conveys Concern To Russia, China Over 'Show Of Force' 40 minutes ago...
Tokyo voices 'grave concern' after joint air patrol by Moscow, Beijing amid Quad alliance meeting in Japan.

 
      Top News
Clashes Erupt As Pakistan Authorities Block Ex-Premier's Protest March Clashes Erupt As Pakistan Authorities Block Ex-Premier's Protest March
Homeless Children In Zimbabwe Succumbing To AIDS Homeless Children In Zimbabwe Succumbing To AIDS
Turkiye 'Neutralizes' Over 100 PKK/YPG Terrorists As Part Of Op. Claw-Lock Turkiye 'Neutralizes' Over 100 PKK/YPG Terrorists As Part Of Op. Claw-Lock
Morocco, Mauritania Discuss Cooperation In Security, Defense Morocco, Mauritania Discuss Cooperation In Security, Defense
US-Led Quad Alliance Vows To Support Countries' Territorial Integrity, Disputes' Peaceful Resolution US-Led Quad Alliance Vows To Support Countries' Territorial Integrity, Disputes' Peaceful Resolution
Expensive Blue Hydrogen Would Increase Gas Import Dependency Expensive Blue Hydrogen Would Increase Gas Import Dependency
2 Killed As Fighter Jet Crashes In Central Iran 2 Killed As Fighter Jet Crashes In Central Iran
Hundreds Evacuated After Fresh Floods Hit Eastern South Africa Hundreds Evacuated After Fresh Floods Hit Eastern South Africa
Italy Marks 30Th Anniversary Of Murder Of Anti-Mafia Judge Falcone Italy Marks 30Th Anniversary Of Murder Of Anti-Mafia Judge Falcone
Somalia's New President Takes Charge Of Office Somalia's New President Takes Charge Of Office