Fed says rates will stay near zero until 2023

Original article by Nick Timiraos
The Australian – Page: 24 : 18-Sep-20

The US Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at its latest policy meeting, with all 17 central bank officials indicating that they expect interest rates to remain at a record low until at least the end of 2021. In addition, 13 of the Federal Reserve officials have indicated that interest rates are likely to remain at close to zero until the end of 2023. Meanwhile, the central bank officials now expect the US unemployment rate to average about 7-8 per cent in the December quarter.


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