Tankan Manufacturers Index at -8, Best Since 2011

March 31 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Susan Li reports that confidence among big Japanese manufacturers saw its biggest increase since the recovery from the 2011 earthquake, as the quarterly Tankan for large manufacturers rose to minus 8 in March from minus 12 in December on expectations for more central bank easing to drive down the yen and boost stocks. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "First Up."
Yellen: Rise in Rates Appropriate Over Next Few Years
33:37 - Fed Chair Janet Yellen said she expects the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year, and that subsequent increases will be gradual without following a predictable path. (Source: Bloomberg)
  • Yellen Says Rate Rise May Be Warranted Later This Year
  • Iran Nuclear Deal Would Be Negative for Oil, Gheit Says
  • Intel to Buy Altera