The US Federal Reserve maintained the base interest rate at 0-0.25%, as expected by the market. This is stated in the message of the financial regulator following a meeting of its leadership.
“The Committee has decided to keep the target rate range for federal funds at 0-0.25% and considers it appropriate to maintain this range until labor market conditions reach levels consistent with estimates of maximum employment, and inflation growth – the target of 2%, “- said in the statement.
In addition to maintaining the rate at the current level, in the coming months, the Fed plans to continue buying treasury bonds for at least $ 80 billion a month, as well as securities secured by collateral (MBS), at least $ 40 billion a month, until significant progress is made in maximum employment and price stability.
The Fed also raised its forecast for GDP growth in 2021 to 7% from 6.5%. The economic growth forecast for 2022 was maintained at 3.3%. According to the results of 2023, it is expected to grow by 2.4% against the previously projected 2.2%.
The US regulator also improved the unemployment forecast for 2022 to 3.8% from 3.9%. In 2021, the unemployment rate is expected to be around 4.5%, in 2023 – 3.5%.
The forecast for inflation in the United States in 2021 was increased to 3.4% from 2.4%, in 2022 – to 2.1% from 2%, in 2023 – to 2.2% from 2.1%.
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The new Tesla factory in Berlin may release the first electric cars next month. CEO Elon Musk stated this. Speaking at the plant, Musk said he hoped to get the green light to begin production in the coming weeks. The last consultation on public concern about the plant ends on October 14, after which the […]
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The court satisfied the third claim of Oschadbank against the Creative company. It is reported by the press service of the Bank. According to the report, on April 28, the Commercial Court of Kirovograd region satisfied the third claim of Oschadbank against the Creative company and the Creative Agro company for solidarity overdue debt collection […]Next
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Visa signs partnership agreement with FTSE250 TBC Bank’s Space, the first Georgian neobank, to develop innovative banking solutions in Georgia and beyond in the growing digital payments landscape. TBILISI, 14 November 2019 – Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, and Space, the first fully digital bank in Georgia, today announced they have signed a […]Next
The property of the Rava-Rusky distillery, located in the Lviv region, was sold at a privatization auction. The State Property Fund reported this. It is noted that two participants competed in the open bidding, which increased the price from the starting 27.7 million hryvnias to 31.7 million hryvnias. “The asset is located in the city […]Next
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