Fed chair prepares ground for July rate cut

Original article by Nick Timiraos
The Australian – Page: 27 : 12-Jul-19

Wall Street and the yield on 10-year US government bonds rose on 11 July after Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell indicated that the cash rate is likely to be reduced at the end of the month. Powell has told the US Congress that trade tensions and concerns about the global economy continue to weigh on the US economic outlook, while the inflation rate may remain weak for some time. Financial markets have priced in a rate of at least 25 basis points when the central bank meets on 30-31 July.

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