The central bank slowed its interest rate hike plan twice in January 2019 in January, suggesting it could be done with temporary increases.
The rapid turnaround in its strategy immediately led to the belief that the central bank was yielding under pressure from Wall Street, after fears of an overly aggressive Fed allowed the markets to collapse in November and December. The minutes could give investors a more precise insight into the central bank's thinking.
The mining and commodities giant announced that it will also set new targets to reduce emissions from its operations and products, under shareholder pressure.
"As one of the largest diversified mining companies in the world, we have a key role to play in the transition to a low-carbon economy," said Glencore in a statement.
Glencore announced Wednesday lower-than-expected profits for 2018 and announced a $ 2 billion stock repurchase program. Its shares were trading 2.5% higher.
The Competition and Markets Authority said the deal could result in higher prices and fewer choices for buyers. The watchdog also said worried about potential price increases at the service stations of both chains. The findings are tentative and both companies will now have a chance to respond.
Sainsbury's said he was "surprised" by the results and promised to continue to fight for the merger. The agreement would lead to the largest supermarket chain in the country.
Wednesday – CVS (, Jack in the box and )Cheesecake Factory ( declare earnings )
Thursday – Deutsche Telekom (, )Barclays (, )Baidu (, Domino's and Wendy's report results )
Friday – Berkshire Hathaway ( earnings )