JPMorgan Economist Expects the Fed to Hike Benchmark Rate by 75 bps as Global Markets Bleed

JPMorgan Economist Expects the Fed to Hike Benchmark Rate by 75 bps as Global Markets Bleed


The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to raise the federal funds rate during its next meeting on Wednesday and JPMorgan economist Michael Feroli believes that rising inflation will push the Fed to increase the rate by 75 basis points (bps). Last week, CME Group data indicated the market priced in a 95% chance that the U.S. will see a 50 bps rate hike this month. Although, while some expect a hawkish Fed, some believe the U.S. central bank may act dovishly if markets get worse.

Global Markets Shudder With Focus Directed at the Fed’s Next Rate Hike — JPMorgan Economist Expects a 75 bps Increase

Major U.S. stock indexes and cryptocurrency markets dropped significantly on Monday, as the day was considered one of the bloodiest

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