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TD Securities analysts are expecting the US Fed Chair Powell to use his two-day testimony before Congress to reiterate the view that the Fed will “act as appropriate to sustain the economic expansion”.

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“We do not anticipate the Chair will want to communicate to the market any major changes regarding the FOMC’s posture put forward at the June meeting, although that is a non-zero risk. Expect Powell to once again highlight the crosscurrents that are currently threatening the US economic outlook (weak global growth, trade uncertainties) and persistent below-trend inflation and low inflation expectations.”