Fed set to end quantitative tightening in September

US Fed

The Federal Reserve is to slow the pace of its balance sheet reduction programme – known by some as “quantitative tightening” – with the goal of concluding it completely at the end of September, it announced in a monetary policy statement today (March 20).

Starting from May, The Federal Open Market Committee said it will reduce the cap on monthly redemptions of Treasury securities to $15 billion a month, down from the current $30 billion. It also intends to allow its holdings of mortgage backed

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