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2017 may see 3 rate hikes by the Fed

 
The head of the Chicago Federal Reserve says the U.S. central bank could raise interest rates three times this year, faster than he had expected just a few months ago.
 
The remarks by Charles Evans,.. who is a voting member of the Fed's policy committee this year,... reinforce the view the Fed could step up the pace of its rate hiking campaign during the first year of the incoming Trump administration.
 
Two other U.S. policymakers, the Fed presidents from Cleveland and Richmond, also said Friday that they would support even faster rate hikes,... citing stronger economic data.
 
The Fed hiked rates last month by a quarter of a point and policymakers signaled they expect to raise rates three more times in 2017.
 
2017 may see 3 rate hikes
 

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