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Before US Rates Can Ascend, High Hurdles Must be Passed

Carlos Casanova, Economist for Asia-Pacific, Coface

21-Aug-20 07:05

Before US Rates Can Ascend, High Hurdles Must be Passed

According to Carlos Casanova, Economist for Asia Pacific at Coface, inflation must pass 2% annually and unemployment must descend to 5% before interest rates may rise - hurdles which appear lofty, given the pressures imposed by the pandemic.

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