Two More Increases are Likely in 2018 after Current Rate Hike in the US
13 June, 2018, 22:25
This report, released by Federal Reserve, includes the FOMC's projection for inflation and economic growth over the next 2 years and, more importantly, a breakdown of individual FOMC member's interest rate forecasts.
They lifted the federal funds rate, which helps determine rates for mortgages, credit cards and other borrowing, to a range of 1.75% to 2%.
The statement omitted previous language saying that the main rate would remain "for some time" below longer-run levels. That puts the Fed on track for four rate hikes total in 2018, something the Fed hasn't done since 2006. Should the Fed's expectations prove accurate, its rate policy would then be meant to slow the economy. The central bank is aiming to keep record low unemployment and a glut of federal spending from pushing inflation beyond the Fed's 2 percent target.
The decision reflected an economy that's getting even stronger.
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Though rates are now roughly positive on an inflation-adjusted basis, the Fed still described its monetary policy as "accommodative", with gradual rate increases likely warranted as a sturdy economy enters a 10th straight year of growth.
The Fed's new projection for the pace of rate hikes shows four rate this year and three in 2019 - both unchanged from its previous forecast in March - and one in 2020, down from the two that had been projected previously.
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