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Fed Guv Waller backs another big rate hike for 'all in' inflation fight

Federal Reserve Guv Christopher Waller became the latest US central banker to pledge a whatever-it-takes approach to fighting inflation, three days after the Fed raised interest rates by 75 bps

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Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller on Saturday became the latest U.S. central banker to pledge a whatever-it-takes approach to fighting inflation, three days after the Fed raised interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point and signaled more hikes to come.

"If the data comes in as I expect, I will support a similar-sized move at our July meeting," Waller told a Society for Computational Economics conference in Dallas. "The Fed is 'all in' on re-establishing price stability." 

A surge in inflation, which is at its highest level in 40 years, has made hawks of nearly all Fed policymakers, only

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First Published: Jun 19 2022 | 9:43 AM IST

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