Fed contemplates rate hike or ‘skip’

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Photo: Andreas Praefcke

Members of the US’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) are open to raising rates at their next meeting, but have signalled they could also let economic conditions develop without tightening.

The next rate announcement from the FOMC will be on June 14. A recent batch of data on employment and inflation has potentially impacted the calculus for that decision.

The US added 339,000 non-farm jobs in May, better than most analysts expected. But the figure was accompanied by an uptick in

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@centralbanking.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@centralbanking.com to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

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 individual account