U.S. interest rate

Fed minutes show no indication of U.S. rate cuts at last meeting

Federal Reserve members, in their most recent meeting, gave little indication of cutting interest rates anytime soon, particularly as inflation remains well above their goal of 2%, according to minutes released Tuesday 21st November 2023. 

The detail of the meeting held 31st October – 1st November 2023, showed that Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members are still concerned that inflation could be stubborn or move higher, and that more may need to be done.

They indicated that policy would need to stay ‘restrictive’ at the very least, inflation is on a convincing move back to the central bank’s 2% goal.

Fed next meet 13th December 2023.

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