TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar stayed on the front foot on Thursday, setting a 3-1/2 week high against a basket of currencies after the Federal Reserve surprised markets with a more hawkish policy tone and signaled its confidence in the U.S.
Now that the Federal Reserve has confirmed that it is ending its bond-buying program, known as quantitative easing, or QE, Wall Street can get back to focusing on how fast the economy is growing and how much money U.S.
The Federal Reserve announced the end of its landmark quantitative easing program Wednesday, and investors found the Fed's overall policy statement more hawkish than expected.
LONDON (Reuters) - British house prices rose 0.5 percent in October compared with September, with the rate of increase slowing on an annual basis for the second month in a row, a survey from mortgage lender Nationwide showed on Thursday.
A passenger rests while waiting for a Lufthansa flight in Frankfurt, on Oct. 20, 2014. Photographer: Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is proposing curbs to union power following walkouts in recent months that have crippled the ...