The first rate rise in a decade was widely expected by markets.
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
As expected, the FOMC voted to maintain the federal funds rate at a range of 1.00% to 1.25% at the November meeting, citing ���realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation��� as the driving forces behind today's decision.
Addresses MSCI���s announcement of delaying the inclusion of China A shares in their benchmark Emerging Markets Index and discusses the relevant implications
David Kelly, the Fed, interest rates
Equity markets experienced welcome respite in January, after a torrid end to 2018.
Market volatility returned in October. The S&P 500 moved up or down by more than 1% in a single day on ten occasions last month ��� two more times than in the whole of 2017.