#economicprojections

  1. Column-Powell's 'restrictive' emphasis maximizes Fed flexibility: McGeever

    By: Jamie McGeever ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Central bankers choose their words carefully, so recent comments from the Federal Reserve's two most senior policymakers that U.S. monetary policy could stay "restrictive" rather than "higher" for longer should not be overlooked. Whil
  2. IMF forecasts slowdown in Ukraine's GDP growth

    The International Monetary Fund ( IMF ) has updated its projections for Ukraine's GDP growth in 2024 in its World Economic Outlook report published on April 16. According to the IMF's forecast, Ukraine's GDP is now expected to grow by 3.2%, whereas it was previously estimated at 3-4
  3. Why Kenya CEOs Warn of Job Cuts in 2024 on Growing Economy

    By Wycliffe Musalia The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) projected an economic rebound in the next 12 months to December 2024 However, the growth prospects could be shattered by reduced confidence in business activities by sector players CBK chief executive officer's (CEOs) survey conduc
  4. The Fed might not be done raising interest rates just yet

    By Elisabeth Buchwald and Bryan Mena, CNN Interest rate cuts have been the main focus for Wall Street ever since the end of last year, when Federal Reserve officials indicated they intended to lower rates. But stubborn inflation now has some investors wondering about the exact opp
  5. Chair Powell says the Fed isn’t more tolerant of higher inflation. Some economists disagree

    By Analysis by Bryan Mena, CNN US inflation is down considerably from the 40-year highs reached in the summer of 2022. But it remains above the official 2% target set by the Federal Reserve. At their latest policy meeting earlier this month, officials revised up their economic proj