Dallas Fed chief backs slower balance sheet runoff

Lorie Logan says liquidity is no longer “super abundant”

Lorie Logan
Lorie Logan

The US Federal Reserve is nearing the point where it will need to slow its process of quantitative tightening, Lorie Logan argued on January 6.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president left room for further interest rate hikes to the federal funds rate in her speech. Logan is not a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee until 2026. 

However, Logan warned liquidity was no longer “super abundant”. The Fed should slow its balance sheet runoff as reserve balances “approach a low level”

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