Two More Fed Officials Play Down Brexit Impact on U.S. Growth

  • Atlanta Fed chief Lockhart sees ‘negligible’ near-term effect
  • Kansas City’s George advocates for gradual Fed hikes to resume

Dennis Lockhart.

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Brexit was a dark cloud on the horizon for the Federal Reserve. With the storm passing, a number of officials have said that repercussions from Britain’s vote to quit the European Union probably won’t derail the U.S. economy, or stop them from raising interest rates.

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