Fed’s Rosengren: Low rates could encourage investors to take risk in search for better yields

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Low interest rates could investors to take risk in search of better yields, Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren said in his prepared remarks delivered to the Connecticut Business & Industry Association in Hartford, Connecticut, on Monday.

“Policymakers anticipate an almost ideal outcome in 2020 of a strong labour market and inflation near 2% target,” Rosengren added. “It’s important to consider risks that could cause significant deviations from the forecast.”

These comments don’t seem to be having a significant impact on the greenback’s market valuation. As of writing, the US Dollar Index was up 0.1% on the day at 97.45.

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