Further and Gradual Rate Hikes Likely to Continue

The Fed considered that further gradual increases in the target range for the federal funds rate would be necessary to achieve a sustained economic expansion. Some Fed officials said policy would need to become modestly restrictive and other that it would be necessary to temporarily raise rates above the normalization level.

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USDRUB 65.5220 0.1732 0.27%
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Norway 2.00 0.024 -0.02%
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GDPGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountCurrencyPopulation
193912.90%4.20%2.25%2.30%3.70%-3.50%105.40%-2.4095.64325.72
125902.10%0.40%0.00%2.10%8.10%-0.90%86.70%3.501.15340.72
122386.70%1.80%4.35%2.50%3.83%-3.50%47.60%1.306.931390.08
48721.00%0.70%-0.10%1.30%2.40%-4.50%253.00%4.02112.65126.71
36772.00%0.50%0.00%2.30%3.40%1.30%64.10%8.001.1582.85
26221.20%0.40%0.75%2.40%4.00%-2.30%85.30%-4.101.3166.19
25978.20%1.90%6.50%3.77%3.52%-3.53%68.70%-1.9073.521283.60
25831.70%0.20%0.00%2.20%9.10%-2.60%97.00%-0.801.1567.19
20561.00%0.20%6.50%4.53%12.10%-7.80%74.04%-0.483.69207.66
19351.20%0.20%0.00%1.40%9.70%-2.30%131.80%2.801.1560.48
16531.90%0.70%1.50%2.80%5.90%-0.90%89.60%-3.001.3036.96
15781.90%0.90%7.50%3.40%4.50%-1.50%12.60%2.2065.52146.90
15312.80%0.60%1.50%1.90%4.00%-2.00%38.00%5.601129.5651.45
13233.40%0.90%1.50%2.10%5.30%-1.90%41.90%-3.100.7124.70
13112.50%0.60%0.00%2.30%15.30%-3.10%98.30%1.901.1546.66
11502.60%-0.20%7.75%5.02%3.50%-2.90%46.40%-1.6018.88123.52
10165.27%4.21%5.75%2.88%5.13%-2.50%28.70%-1.7015150.00261.90
8515.20%0.90%24.00%24.52%10.80%-1.50%28.30%-5.505.5980.81
8263.10%0.80%0.00%1.90%3.90%1.10%56.70%10.201.1517.12
6841.61%-0.05%2.75%2.20%6.10%-8.90%17.20%2.203.7532.61
6793.40%0.70%-0.75%1.00%2.40%1.20%29.70%9.801.008.48
638-4.20%-4.00%72.20%34.40%9.60%-3.90%57.10%-4.8036.1644.05
5793.30%0.80%1.38%1.72%3.69%-1.40%31.20%14.7030.8223.57
5382.50%0.80%-0.50%2.30%6.10%1.30%40.60%3.208.9610.12
5255.10%1.00%1.50%1.90%5.80%-1.70%50.60%0.303.7337.98
4931.40%0.40%0.00%2.35%6.50%-1.00%103.10%-0.201.1511.41
482-13.20%6.80%20.56%488865.00%7.30%-20.00%23.00%2.00248520.9031.43
4554.60%1.00%1.50%1.33%1.00%-2.70%41.80%10.6032.5266.19
4401.80%18.00%24.20%12.10%-2.20%32.10%4.2642000.0080.90
4172.70%0.60%0.00%2.00%6.90%-0.70%78.40%1.901.158.82
3993.30%0.40%0.75%3.40%4.00%4.40%36.20%5.708.215.30
3830.80%0.80%2.50%3.90%1.72%-2.60%20.70%6.903.679.40
3761.50%2.90%14.00%11.28%18.80%-5.10%21.30%2.00305.45190.89
3514.00%0.40%0.10%1.20%4.00%-2.15%60.90%4.103.658.81
3490.40%-0.70%6.50%4.90%27.20%-4.60%53.10%-2.5014.2357.73
3413.50%-0.20%2.50%2.30%2.80%2.20%38.40%4.207.847.41
3349.00%2.50%0.00%0.90%5.40%-0.30%68.00%12.501.154.84
3250.60%0.20%-0.65%0.60%3.90%1.00%36.40%7.906.495.78
3242.60%4.70%1.11%0.70%2.10%0.30%110.60%19.501.385.61
3154.50%0.30%3.25%0.20%3.40%-3.00%50.90%1.304.1532.05
3146.00%1.30%4.50%6.70%5.40%-2.20%42.10%-0.8053.84104.90
3092.80%0.60%4.25%3.23%9.20%-3.00%48.50%-3.303065.1149.29
3055.79%4.71%8.50%5.12%5.90%-5.80%67.20%-8.20131.58200.16
2775.30%0.70%2.50%3.10%7.30%-2.80%23.60%-1.50673.4518.37
2522.50%0.30%0.00%1.30%6.80%-0.60%61.40%0.701.155.51
2507.30%7.30%6.00%5.48%4.20%-4.80%27.10%-2.6083.69161.80
2355.40%5.40%16.75%16.00%9.90%-9.50%101.20%-6.5017.9296.20
2246.88%6.79%6.25%3.98%2.01%-3.50%61.50%2.9023342.0095.50
2182.30%0.50%0.00%1.40%6.70%-3.00%125.70%0.501.1510.29