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Fed's George says she backed pausing rate hikes in order to assess impact


(Reuters) - on Tuesday said she supported a pause in increases so that the Fed could assess how much its past hikes have slowed the

"Let's step back and see what happens," George told an audience in Kansas City, describing her support for the U.S. central bank's move last month to signal it was not preparing more rate increases for now.

(Reporting by in Washington; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 06:34 IST