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Central bank’s policy-setting committee must catch up to realities of rising prices
Joe Biden’s nominees are well suited to tackle a world of changing financial risk
Move will come as US central bank looks to take more aggressive steps to tame high inflation
Market Questions is the FT’s guide to the week ahead
Catherine Mann warns wage and price increases are ‘inconsistent’ with central bank’s 2 per cent target
US central bank seeks to maintain supremacy of dollar amid rush of global financial innovation
Christopher Leonard’s compelling account of central-bank decision-making — and why the 2008 financial crash never really ended
Central bank president forecasts price growth pressures in eurozone will ease this year
If approved, women would outnumber men on the policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee
Putting greater emphasis on quantitative tightening would be an important sign of independence
Expectations that central banks will tighten policy to tame inflation hit price of eurozone’s benchmark bond
Not even the central bank has a clear idea
Will policymakers dare to withdraw stimulus and raise interest rates if there is a risk of a blow-up in asset prices?
Prices have finally begun to rise but increases still lower than elsewhere in the world
World Bank warns of risk of ‘disorderly defaults’ as pandemic-era relief scheme expires
Fed officials and economists predict central bank will go beyond its baseline forecast for increases if inflation persists
US president also taps Lisa Cook and Philip Jefferson to fill seats on central bank’s board of governors
Biden’s vice-chair nominee defends approach to climate change and vows to fight high inflation
Resignation of second-in-command reignites debate over whether officials should be able to buy and sell assets
President of Philadelphia branch would support further tightening if ‘very bad’ inflation worsens
Peers’ report flags ‘far-reaching consequences’ of central bank competing with commercial lenders
US central bank chair pledges to curb rising prices during Senate confirmation hearing
The possibility of higher rates and a smaller balance sheet presages a rocky year for markets.
Incoming Bundesbank chief Joachim Nagel warns of impact on consumer cost of living
Last year, the Fed raced for inflation. This year, it will race against inflation. The question now is how sharp the bend will be.