Pantheon Macroeconomics - Everyone heard San Francisco Fed president Williams's suggestion Monday that central banks could raise their inflation targets in response to the sustained slow growth and lower-than-expected inflation of recent years. It's not clear, though, that markets grasped the scale of the increase he thinks might be appropriate.

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19 August. 2016 Dear Fed, Please Don't Increase the Inflation Target. Thanks.

By Ian Shepherdson

Everyone heard San Francisco Fed president Williams's suggestion Monday that central banks could raise their inflation targets in response to the sustained slow growth and lower-than-expected inflation of recent years. It's not clear, though, that markets grasped the scale of the increase he thinks might be appropriate.

Posted: 19th Aug 2016 in 'U.S. Documents'

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