Federal Reserve says rates to stay at bottom until economy on track

Federal Reserve rate decision highlights April 29, 2020

Federal Reserve rate decision highlights April 29, 2020
  • Rates unchanged in a range of 0.00%-0.25%, as expected
  • Fed says rates to stay at lower bound until economy has weathered recent events and on track to achieve unemployment and inflation goals
  • Fed funds rate 2-year projection vs 1.6% prior
  • Fed funds rate 3-year projection vs 1.9% prior
  • Fed funds rate long-term projection vs 2.50% prior
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