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US futures sluggish ahead of Fed rate decision

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U.S. futures dipped Wednesday ahead of the Fed’s 19-member policy committee meeting, where benchmark interest rates are expected to be lifted to the highest level in about 15 years.
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Mitch Daniels opts against a run for the Senate

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“Maybe I can find ways to contribute that do not involve holding elective office. If not, there is so much more to life,” Daniels added. “People obsessed with politics or driven by personal ambition sometimes have difficulty understanding those who ar…

Reuters World News Summary

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Following is a summary of current world news briefs.
China raps Czech president-elect over Taiwan call
China condemned on Tuesday a phone call between Czech President-elect Petr Pavel and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen, saying he ignored Beijing’s repe…

Markets settle marginally higher ahead of Budget, US Fed’s rate decision

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Equity benchmarks ended with marginal gains on Tuesday as investors adopted a cautious approach ahead of the Union Budget presentation and the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision.
Fag-end buying helped the 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex settle …

The IMF’s improved economic outlook won’t deter central banks

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The world economy is faring slightly better than expected.
Of course, global growth is projected to fall to 2.9% in 2023, down from a 3.4% expansion in 2022, according to fresh projections by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). But that’s still 0.2…

FOREX-Dollar climbs before Fed, but set for fourth monthly drop

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The dollar ticked higher on Tuesday ahead of a raft of central bank decisions but remained on track for its fourth consecutive monthly loss. The U.S. Federal Reserve will set interest rates on Wednesday, followed by the European Central Bank (ECB) and…

Dow Jones Futures Fall With Fed Meeting In Sight; Tesla Stock Upgraded To Buy After 33% Surge

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Dow Jones futures fell sharply Monday as the market looks to wrap up on strong January performance. The Federal Reserve’s policy meeting headlines the week, with a key decision also due from OPEC. Apple supplier NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) will report i…

The risk of failing to enforce sanctions on Iran

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Since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, America has been loath to carry out military actions in the Middle East. In its place, the State Department and Congress have chosen economic sanctions as a primary tool of American foreign policy to influence a…

Retired army general Petr Pavel wins Czech Republic’s presidential election

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Former army chief Petr Pavel won the Czech Republic’s presidential election on Saturday after a campaign featuring strong backing for NATO and the European Union and support for aid to Ukraine.…
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Retired army general Petr Pavel wins Czech Republic’s presidential election

By ChinaPulse.com

Former army chief Petr Pavel won the Czech Republic’s presidential election on Saturday after a campaign featuring strong backing for NATO and the European Union and support for aid to Ukraine.…
This data comes from the ChinaPulse.com media intel…