Fed Minutes Point to Rate Hike ‘Relatively Soon’

  • Fed releases minutes of Sept. 20-21 FOMC meeting in Washington
  • Several Fed officials viewed decision to wait a ‘close call’

FOMC Minutes Reveal a Much More Divided Fed

U.S. central bankers debating the merits of raising interest rates last month described the decision as a close call, with several saying a rate hike was needed “relatively soon,” minutes of the September meeting showed.

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