Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday suggested an interest-rate cut in July, widely expected by investors and economists, is not a done deal. While greater uncertainty about trade and worries about global economy might be starting to show through to economic data, officials don™t know how long this may last and how serious the drag might be, the Fed chairman said. œThe question my colleagues and I are grappling with is whether these uncertainties will continue to weigh on the outlook and thus call for additional policy accommodation, Powell said, in brief remarks ahead...

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At its first meeting of 2018, the Bank of England (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to keep the benchmark interest rate at 0.5% in a unanimous 9-0 vote. The Committee also decided unanimously to maintain its asset purchase facility at £435 billion and corporate bond target at £10 billion. Source : FX Street

Australia's central bank left interest rates unchanged for a record 16th meeting as a resurgent currency threatens to hurt exporters and further compress inflation. Reserve Bank of Australia chief Philip Lowe kept the cash rate unchanged at 1.5 percent Tuesday -- in line with market pricing and economists forecasts. The governor is cutting an increasingly isolated figure...

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