Market Briefing: US interest rates under the spotlight again

Will the Fed announce an interest rate hike in September?
Janet Yellen has hinted that economic conditions are favourable for an imminent rate hike.

Fed governor Lael Brainard is due to speak on Monday on economic affairs. Will Brainard, a known dove, set the scene for a September interest rate hike? The Tradefair team takes a look, in their regular Monday briefing...

"I believe the case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened in recent months." - Janet Yellen, US Federal Reserve chair.



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