Fed Meeting to Deliberate on How, When to Roll Out Policy Details

Big announcements aren’t expected, but Chairman Jerome Powell could explain officials’ latest thinking at a news conference

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2020欧洲杯APPFederal Reserve officials are likely to continue their debate Wednesday about how to provide more support to the economy now that interest rates are pinned near zero, but are unlikely to announce major policy changes.

The central bank releases an updated policy statement at 2 p.m. Eastern time after the conclusion of its two-day meeting. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell follows with a news conference starting at 2:30 p.m., at which he could explain how he and his colleagues are thinking about possible additional steps. Here’s a...

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