Forecasts & opinions
The uncertainty about the interest rate hike by the Fed this year remained. Yesterday's minutes of the latest Fed's meeting did not produce any clarity on the Fed's monetary policy. The Fed said that it wanted to have more time to see if the slowdown in the global economy will have a negative effect on the U.S. economy. FOMC members noted that the U.S. labour market continued to improve, while the inflation remained at low levels.
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- Germany's trade surplus rose slightly in October
- Swiss unemployment rate remained unchanged in November
- China says hopes it can reach trade agreement with U.S. as soon as possible
- Eurozone investor confidence rose sharply in December - Sentix