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Fed’s challenge

The latest US jobs report has set the stage for a recalibration of expectations at a time each economic indicator carries weighty expectations. The resounding message: uncertainty looms, and the Federal Reserve finds itself at a pivotal crossroads.

Fed’s challenges

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell finds himself at the centre of monetary policy moves that could sway the economic tides in a Presidential election year.

Signals from Fed

The decision to leave interest rates unchanged and the subsequent remarks from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell have sparked a sea change in market sentiment.