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The Federal Reserve is widely expected to hold interest rates steady on Wednesday and to signal further that it may be a while before another hike.
Expectations for a rate hike this year have fallen below those for a cut, according to Bloomberg data.
"The prospect of low rates for longer is music to the ears of equities, as firms benefit from lower borrowing costs," said Jasper Lawler at London Capital Group.
Communications from Fed Reserve officials were among a string of factors behind the gloomy mood on Wall Street at the end of 2018.
All eyes have been on inflation following the Fed’s policy reversal last month, and the latest data suggests the central bank's approach won't change.
From tweetstorms to questions on whether Trump may fire chairman Jerome Powell, anger over rising interest rates has long been apparent in the Oval Office.
The central bank's nine-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to leave rates at 0.75%, as had been widely expected.
The Federal Reserve held its benchmark interest rate steady at a target range of between 2.25% and 2.5% on Wednesday. Here's what analysts are saying.
The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady Wednesday, and officials have signaled flexibility on monetary policy going forward.
Jamaica's central bank has released a series of videos on Twitter addressing inflation and monetary policy.