Fed policymakers worried about slow global growth: minutes

Fed policymakers worried about slow global growth: minutes

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve policymakers were broadly worried about the potential for slower global growth to weigh on the US economy, the minutes from their March 15-16 meeting showed Wednesday.

Several Federal Reserve policymakers cautioned against an interest rate increase in April

As they decided against an interest rate hike at that meeting, several also cautioned against an increase in April, saying it would signal a sense of urgency over US monetary conditions that "they did not think appropriate," the minutes said.

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