Poole sees further Fed tightening if needed

A top Fed policy-maker said on Thursday 17 November that core US inflation and inflation expectations have weathered high energy prices and if necessary, the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates to make sure this remains.

"If new information calls for further tightening -- and I emphasize 'if' because I do not have a crystal ball that permits me to predict incoming information -- then that is what the FOMC will do," said St Louis Federal Reserve President William Poole in a speech at Kent

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: