Fed Funds Projected to Open at 0.08% to 0.10%, According to ICAPLiz Capo McCormick
Fed funds, the U.S. overnight inter-bank lending rate, is projected to open at 0.08 percent to 0.10 percent, within the Federal Reserve’s target of zero to 0.25 percent.
Fed funds closed at 0.27 percent on May 31 after trading from 0.03 percent to 0.27 percent and averaging 0.08 percent, ICAP Plc, the world’s largest inter-dealer broker, said in an e-mailed statement.
The central bank will acquire Treasuries $1.25 billion to $1.75 billion of Treasuries maturing from February 2036 to May 2043. The purchases are the part of the Fed’s quantitative easing program aimed at keeping long-term rates low.