Fed Rate Hike Is Still On The Table in June

Another increase in the federal funds rate would be appropriate soon, proven that recent growth slowdown is only transitory, minutes from last FOMC meeting showed. Fed officials also discussed strategies to start reducing its USD 4.5 trillion portfolio.

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EURUSD 1.12220 0.0040 0.36%
GBPUSD 1.29730 0.0014 0.11%
AUDUSD 0.74915 0.0018 0.23%
NZDUSD 0.70395 0.0030 0.42%
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USDBRL 3.2776 0.0076 0.23%
USDRUB 56.4634 0.1259 0.22%
US Dollar 97.04 0.3110 -0.32%
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Dow Jones 21,012 75 0.36%
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NASDAQ 100 5,730 27 0.47%
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US 2.26 0.026 -0.03%
UK 1.07 0.010 -0.01%
Japan 0.05 0.003 0.00%
Germany 0.40 0.007 -0.01%
France 0.84 0.004 0.00%
Italy 2.14 0.028 0.03%
Russia 7.48 0.000 0.00%
Australia 2.44 0.021 -0.02%
Canada 1.48 0.036 -0.04%
China 3.73 0.089 0.09%
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Brazil 10.96 0.435 -0.44%
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Cotton 77.54 0.32 0.41%
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GDPGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountCurrencyPopulation
180372.00%0.70%1.00%2.20%4.40%-3.20%104.17%-2.60119.89324.30
116021.70%0.50%0.00%1.90%9.50%-1.50%89.20%3.701.12339.89
110656.90%1.30%4.35%1.20%3.97%-3.80%42.90%1.806.881374.62
43831.60%0.50%-0.10%0.20%2.80%-4.50%250.40%3.70111.58126.86
33631.70%0.60%0.00%2.00%3.90%0.80%68.30%8.801.1282.18
28612.10%0.30%0.25%2.70%4.60%-3.00%89.30%-4.401.3065.38
24190.80%0.30%0.00%1.20%9.60%-3.40%96.00%-1.401.1266.63
20897.00%1.60%6.25%2.99%4.90%-3.50%69.50%-0.9064.841299.00
18220.80%0.20%0.00%1.90%11.70%-2.40%132.60%2.201.1260.67
1804-2.50%-0.90%11.25%4.08%13.70%-8.90%69.49%-1.303.28206.08
15531.90%0.60%0.50%1.60%6.50%0.10%91.50%-3.301.3436.44
13782.70%0.90%1.25%1.90%4.00%-3.00%37.80%7.001090.0050.80
13402.40%1.10%1.50%2.10%5.70%-2.40%41.10%-2.700.7524.13
13310.50%-0.57%9.25%4.10%5.30%-3.70%17.70%1.8056.46146.50
11933.00%0.80%0.00%2.60%18.75%-4.50%99.40%1.501.1246.45
11442.80%0.70%6.75%5.82%3.19%-3.50%43.20%-2.7018.44122.27
8625.01%-0.34%4.75%4.17%5.33%-2.46%27.90%-1.8013307.00258.70
7503.40%0.40%0.00%1.60%5.10%0.40%62.30%9.101.1216.98
7183.50%3.80%8.00%11.87%12.60%-1.00%28.30%-3.803.5679.81
6710.60%0.10%-0.75%0.40%3.30%0.00%34.40%11.000.978.33
6461.20%1.20%2.00%-0.60%5.60%-17.30%5.90%-8.203.7531.74
585-2.10%0.50%26.25%40.50%7.60%-5.40%48.40%-0.9016.0843.59
5232.56%0.45%1.38%0.12%3.78%-1.40%31.70%14.5030.2023.53
510-18.60%6.80%21.46%741.00%7.30%-11.50%49.80%1.409.9931.03
4962.30%1.00%-0.50%1.90%7.20%0.90%41.60%5.008.679.85
487-0.50%-12.90%14.00%17.24%13.90%-1.60%11.50%-3.80304.40182.20
4774.00%1.00%1.50%2.00%8.10%-2.40%54.40%-0.203.7238.42
4551.50%0.50%0.00%2.28%6.90%-2.60%105.90%1.601.1211.31
4250.60%18.00%12.60%12.70%-2.58%16.36%0.4132440.0079.70
3953.30%1.30%1.50%0.38%1.30%-2.50%41.20%8.1034.4365.93
3872.60%0.20%0.50%2.20%4.50%5.70%31.70%9.008.335.21
3772.00%0.60%0.00%2.10%8.60%-1.60%84.60%2.601.128.69
3703.40%3.90%1.75%2.20%3.69%5.00%15.60%3.103.679.16
3313.40%3.40%16.75%31.50%12.00%-9.80%85.00%-5.9018.0892.80
3150.70%-0.30%7.00%5.30%26.50%-3.90%50.10%-3.3012.8955.91
3094.30%0.70%1.25%2.00%3.20%1.30%32.00%4.507.797.37
3011.80%0.30%-0.65%1.10%4.30%-0.90%37.80%7.106.635.71
2994.80%0.30%0.10%0.70%4.40%-2.15%61.90%4.303.588.63
2965.60%1.80%3.00%4.40%3.40%-3.20%53.20%1.304.3031.70
2932.50%-1.90%0.45%0.40%2.30%1.30%112.00%19.001.385.60
2921.10%-0.20%6.50%4.66%9.70%-4.00%38.00%-6.502903.0048.75
2926.40%1.10%3.00%3.40%6.60%-2.40%42.10%0.2049.94103.90
2847.20%2.50%0.00%0.90%6.40%-0.60%75.40%4.901.124.72
2714.71%4.71%5.75%4.78%5.90%-4.90%66.50%-1.20104.80193.56
2410.10%0.20%2.50%2.70%6.60%-2.20%17.50%-1.40674.5218.19
2322.80%1.60%0.00%0.80%10.20%-1.90%63.60%0.001.125.49
1992.80%1.00%0.00%2.00%10.10%-2.00%130.40%0.701.1210.34
195-0.50%-0.10%0.00%1.60%23.20%0.70%179.00%-1.801.1210.78
1957.11%7.05%6.75%5.40%4.30%-4.70%27.20%1.7080.62159.90