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Powell May Be About to Seal Deal on a Half-Point Hike: Eco Week

  • Fed chair to make final remarks before pre-decision blackout
  • IMF meetings will also take center stage in world economy
Jerome Powell

Jerome Powell

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Jerome Powell may reinforce bets that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates by a half point next month when he makes final public remarks before the U.S. central bank’s pre-meeting quiet period.