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2021/12/03 / Erste Group Research

US Fed will tighten monetary policy faster

This week, Federal Reserve Chairman Powell moved the markets with statements that suggest that the Fed will increase the pace of monetary tightening. With an earlier end to securities purchases, the US Fed obviously wants to create room for maneuver to be able to raise interest rates if necessary. Following Powell’s statements, we have brought forward our expectation for a first rate hike of 0.25% to September 2022.

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AuthorErste Group Research
Product nameWeek ahead
Topic in focusMacro/ Fixed income
Economy in focusEurozone, United States
Currency in focusEuro, US Dollar
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