The UNITED states's central bank maintains interest rates

There is also not immediately put up to the changes of interest rates in the coming rentemøder. The u.s. central bank insisted Wednesday, as expected, the ben

The UNITED states's central bank maintains interest rates

There is also not immediately put up to the changes of interest rates in the coming rentemøder.

The u.s. central bank insisted Wednesday, as expected, the benchmark interest rate at the level of 1.5-1.75%.

There is immediately not put up to the changes of interest rates in the coming rentemøder.

But at the year's last meeting of the bank's management, it was emphasised that there will be kept a close eye on low inflation and developments in the global economy. It writes Reuters.

13 of the 17 bankers, who have given their renteforventninger to know in the so-called dot plot chart, predict that interest rates will be unchanged until towards the end of next year, writes Bloomberg News.

In the Danish Bank says senior analyst Mikael Olai Milhøj, that the decision to keep rentemålsætningen in ro comes after three meetings in a row with rate cuts.

- It is not so surprising that the u.s. central bank is now waiting and watching the time a little an, for the majority of the members of the committee had prior to the meeting said that they believe the current monetary policy is appropriate.

- In the summer there was a great fear that the american economy was heading towards a recession as a result of deteriorated fundamentals, not least around the world, and high trade policy uncertainty, he writes in a written comment.

- The key economic indicators suggest that growth in the world economy has stabilized, and there is perhaps also get signs that are about to get more time in the wheels.

Mikael Olai Milhøj, adding that the strong jobrapporter in the UNITED states in recent months have also lessened recessionsfrygten.

Looking at the tone of the press release, so it is clear that the committee members think that the american economy looks strong, but that there are challenges with growth globally.

In the Danish Industry, says economist Allan Sørensen, that it is not surprising that the u.s. central bank to keep rates steady this time around.

- There is still a significant pressure on the labour market, and therefore it is natural that the central bank did not press further on the accelerator, " says Allan Sørensen in a written comment.

- A new rate cut could prove to be an overdose compared to the slowdown that is in sight. We must remember that the u.s. central bank has already set interest rates three times since the summer.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 11 December 2019, 22:00

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