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Fed preview: Supporting the expansion – ANZ

Tom Kenny, analyst at ANZ, suggests that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is expected to cut rates by 25bps this week.

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“We also expect it to maintain an easing bias and for many FOMC members to project three rate cuts for 2019.”

“The dot plot should drop, but the distribution around the median is likely to widen as the Committee is divided on the need for easing.”

“Fed Chair Powell may face a challenge articulating the policy outlook given the division of views, however we expect him to emphasise the Fed will do what it can to sustain the expansion.”

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