At 0640 GMT the rand was 0.26% weaker at R14.2900 per dollar, having risen to R14.1050, its best since 1 October, as the NY session kicked off before the release of the Fed minutes breathed life back into the greenback rally.
The discussion, revealed in minutes of the September 25-26 meeting released Wednesday, shows that a few participants believed that the Fed's key interest rate would need to "become modestly restrictive for a time" to guard against inflation climbing too high.
The US Federal Reserve has signalled there will be another rise in interest rates this year, despite opposition from the White House and growing concerns about the impact on emerging market economies.
Speaking on Fox News on 16 October he said: "The Fed is raising rates too fast". "I'm not happy with what he's doing because it's going too fast", Trump said.
Further rate hikes "would most likely be consistent" with the current period of firming inflation and historically low unemployment, according to the minutes released Wednesday.
Kershaw's strong outing lifts Dodgers to 3-2 NLCS lead
Woodruff, the reliever who homered against Kershaw in Game 1, walked following Arcia's one-out single to begin the rally. The Dodgers have won three out of four games at home during the playoffs compared to a 2-2 record on the road.
Brexit talks: Now is the time for a deal, May tells EU
A senior European Union official later said Mrs May had indicated she was "ready to consider" a longer transition period. The EU hopes an extended transition will be enough to help May accept its plan for the Irish border, an official said.
"My biggest threat is the Fed", he said, according to excerpts released before the interview with "Trish Regan Primetime" airs. At that point, the policy rate would be at 3.4 percent, according to the median of Fed officials' individual forecasts.
Furthermore, "some" at the meeting said that risks grew as the U.S. economy increasingly outpaces its rivals' more sluggish growth "because of the potential for further strengthening of the dollar". The display of unanimity could bolster expectations the central bank will raise rates a fourth time this year in December.
The meeting took place three weeks ago - before last week's global market meltdown that saw stocks and bond prices hit sharply amid jitters over rising USA rates and the United States trade war with China.
In February, Trump tapped Powell, then a member of the Fed's board, to become chairman after he had decided not to offer Yellen a second four-year term. Trump denied having direct contact with Powell since nominating him.
The Fed has been raising interest rates since 2015 and after the rate hike last month it stopped describing the stance of monetary policy as "accommodative", meaning that it no longer thought the level of interest rates was stimulating the economy. But the courts ruled in a case decades ago involving the Federal Trade Commission that this language has to involve more than a policy disagreement between the president and the Fed.
The ministry said on Monday that 33 people were confirmed with Ebola virus just within last week and 24 of them died. In response to the challenges faced in this outbreak, the committee issued public health advice (see infographic).
Only the essential instruments it needs to survive are now working, but all of its scientific equipment are otherwise safe. The team has completed plans to switch gyroscopes and place the gyroscope that experienced the glitch in reserve.
FROZEN STAR Kristen Bell has expressed concern at the underlying message of the Brothers Grimm's 1812 fairy tale Snow White . She is a beacon of compassion. "I'm like, 'Mom, you read this to me?' God bless the '80s, I don't know how we got through".
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr . could miss Wednesday's season opener against the Toronto Raptors . Kevin Love led the team in scoring with an inefficient 21 points on five-of-18 shooting from the field.
The report claims that Barcelona ace Lionel Messi was also consulted about the decision to bring the Brazilian back. Senior Barcelona players have assured president Josep Maria Bartomeu they would be happy to welcome back Neymar .
All the remaining product had been removed as of Wednesday, when Kreutz was at the store dealing with a flooding issue. Now, more than 30 states have OK'd the medical use of marijuana , and nine have approved recreational use by adults.
The Apple iPhone Xr will be available for pre-order this week, and local stores have unveiled their pricing for the device. Interested buyers can head over to Flipkart, Amazon.in or Paytm Mall to pre-book the iPhone XR online on Friday.
WAR has pushed Yemen to the brink of the worst starvation the world will have seen in decades, the United Nations has warned . WFP's Anderson told CNN that conflict around Hodeidah is now blocking the aid group's access to wheat stocks there.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are set to make 76 appearances on their 16-day tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. Prince Harry , Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a function at Government House in Melbourne , Australia.
Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level
Under Powell, the Fed has been gradually raising rates as the economy has strengthened as a way to prevent a run-up in inflation. Trump followed up previous strong attacks on the Fed by complaining again that interest rates are rising too quickly.
Kanye West switches tongue in 'second home' Uganda
The benefits to Uganda could come in the form of "military training, arms, and development money" from the US. The meeting came just a few days after West met with U.S. president Donald Trump in the Oval Office.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's visit to Dubbo
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are now in Australia on the first leg of their first overseas tour as a married couple. Excited school children jumped up and down waving Australian flags as the royal couple stepped onto the tarmac.
$1 million Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey
There was also a $150,000 winning Powerball ticket sold in Owensboro for Wednesday night's drawing. Mega Millions lottery tickets rest on a counter at a Pilot travel center near Burlington, N.C.
Kandahar governor, police chief killed in insider attack
At least two US soldiers were reported wounded in the incident, but Miller was said to be unhurt, according to the officials. The Czech Defense Ministry said five of its soldiers were wounded in the blast, one of them seriously.
Alia Bhatt in NY with beau Ranbir Kapoor and family
Ranbir, who flew overseas for his father, Rishi Kapoor's medical treatment has stood like a rock by his side. In a video clip that is now viral, the duo can be seen exiting a building and making their way to a auto .