Fed signals tapering of bond buying in "tantalisingly vague" message

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Fed said reduction in bond buying "may soon be warranted"
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Fed said reduction in bond buying "may soon be warranted"

The US Federal Reserve signalled it will start tapering its bond buying programme in its September announcement on Wednesday (22 September) in what some investment experts viewed as a “tantalisingly vague” message.

The Fed chair, Jay Powell, also said a reduction in the bond buying programme "may soon be warranted". Silvia Dall'Angelo, Senior economist at the International Business of Federated Hermes, pointed...

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