Speaking on Bloomberg television The Atlanta Fed president adds: Bostic is a middle of the roader and a relatively new Fed President. He is a voting member in 2018.
Speaking to reporters. He adds: The Fed raised to 1.75%. They raised in March and are expected to increase two more times in 2018.
Hideo Hayakawa is an ex BOJ official (former chief economist), and he is giving interviews to Bloomberg. So, well, he should have some inside info, but who’s to say he does?
Bank of Thailand governor Veerathai with some comments The central bank held key rates steady in its meeting at the end of March with a 6-1 vote, with the dissenting member opting for a 25 bps rate hike. It was the first split decision in over three years.
BOJ releases their quarterly public opinion of household sentiment Prior report can be found . here Well, the Japanese consumer may be shaking off the “deflationary” mindset but if wage growth isn’t coming then what good would that do?
Speaking to reporters – Trade war disruptive but may yield better arrangements – Would wait and see on trade before changing outlook – Sees 2.5% US GDP growth in 2018, 2.2% in 2019
Will watch for comments in Q&A later Fed’s Meister is speaking on diversity in economics and as expected with such a title, she did not comment on rates or economic activity in the prepared speech.
The Bank of Japan published its latest estimates of potential output and the output gap yesterday This is an indicator of economic growth and, more specifically, how growth is outstripping ‘potential growth’ (I’m simplifying).
Answering audience questions He adds:
US Fed’s Bullard with scheduled speech 4 April – US GDP growth looks uncertain for Q1 Only for Q1? – yield curve inversion this year remains a possibility – inflation remains low but expected to move somewhat higher in 2018 Not only the markets Mr B. Most other countries around the world too.