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US plan sparks Asia shares rally
US shares hit high after Fed meeting  New York: The Federal Reserve has decided to maintain its economic stimulus program at the current level, despite speculation that it would start scaling back Global markets fall on Fed comments   New York: Global markets have fallen sharply after the Federal Reserve signalled it may begin to scale back its stimulus of the US economy later this ... Trade deficit data hits US shares  US stockmarkets have fallen after figures showed the US trade deficit had widened much more than expected in January US shares up on 'Treasury choice'  New York: US shares have risen sharply, following a report that Obama has chosen his treasury secretary Timothy Geithner, reassuring investors Wall Street flat as Fed unveils new plan

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  New York: The Federal Reserve announced plans earlier to buy-up short-term debt, a.k.a. commercial paper, directly from companies
   Hong Kong: Asian stocks have risen sharply, with investors cheered by a White House plan to spend $150bn to revive the flagging US economy

  The US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates to 3.5%, a shock 0.75% point reduction
 The Fed said latest figures indicated a deepening of the country's housing market slump and increased unemployment levels

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Aug.17 US rate cut boosts global markets
  New York: Wall Street shares opened sharply higher on the news that the Federal Reserve is cutting the interest rate

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Dec.14 Fed Raises Interest Rate to 2.25%  The Federal Reserve pushed U.S. interest rates up by a modest 0.25% Jun.30 Fed raises a quarter  The Federal Reserve raised its target for a key short-term interest rate by 0.25, the first increase in nearly 4 years

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Jan.29 Fed Keeps Rates Low  The Federal Reserve is expressing hopes the recovery will pick up once Iraq war fears lift

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Nov.6 0.5% interest rate cut  The Federal Reserve has reduced rates to a 41-year low of 1.25%, a big cut from the previous 1.75% Aug.13 Interest rates kept on hold  The Federal Reserve has retained rates at 1.75%, despite growing fears of economic weakness Mar.7 Greenspan upbeat on US recovery  U.S. Senate: Chairman of the US central bank, has told the Senate Finance Committee that the US economic recovery is well under way

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Nov.6 Fed cuts by 0.5%
  The Federal Reserve cut interest rates to 2%, its 10th cut of the year and 3rd since Sept. 11 Oct.31 US economy shrinks  U.S. Congress: Bush has urged Congress to take action to revive economy, after output had shrunk for the first time in 8 years Oct.2 Fed cuts rates by 0.5%
  The Federal Reserve makes 9th cut of year to 2.5%, the lowest level since 1962 Aug.21 Fed cuts rates a quarter
  The Federal Reserve makes 7th cut in 2001 to 3.5% and is open for further cuts Mar.20 Fed cuts rates half a point
  The Federal Reserve cut short-term interest rates by 0.5% in an effort to avoid the recession Jan.31 Fed cuts interest rates by 0.5%
  It brings the federal funds rate to 5.5%, from 6%. U.S. economy grew at a 1.4% annual rate in the 4th quarter Jan.3 Fed cut rate, stocks up
  A surprise interest rate cut lift Nasdaq to a record 14.17%

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Dec.5 Greenspan could cut rate  Greenspan said central bank must be alert to the risks of a sharp economic slowdown

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1. 2013-09-18 US shares hit high after Fed meeting New York
C. 2013-06-20 Global markets fall on Fed comments New York
D. 2011-03-10 Trade deficit data hits US shares Washington
4. 2008-11-21 US shares up on 'Treasury choice' New York
F. 2008-10-07 Wall Street flat as Fed unveils new plan New York
G. 2008-01-23 US rescue plan sparks Asian rally Washington
2008-01-22 Fed slashes rates in shock move Washington
I. 2007-08-17 US rate cut boosts global markets New York

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