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US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates 0.75% to curb inflation

By France24
18 June 2022   |   4:10 pm
Federal Reserve raises key interest rate 0.75% as it tries to calm inflation. The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that it is raising its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point, the sharpest hike since 1994, as it seeks to combat the fiercest surge in U.S. inflation in four decades.

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