Warnings of a potential bloodbath in bonds: FT - US central bank policy makers expect the main Fed funds rate to rise from near zero today to 1.25 per cent by...

David Scutt

Scutt Partners

Warnings of a potential bloodbath in bonds: FT - US central bank policy makers expect the main Fed funds rate to rise from near zero today to 1.25 per cent by the end of next year, with the first rate rise pencilled in for next June. The market projects rates to end 2015 at 0.50 per cent, with the first rate rise in October. By the end of 2016, the Fed's policy makers forecast rates at 2.75 per cent, while the market has them at 1.50 per cent. By the end of 2017, Fed policy makers expect rates to be 3.75 per cent compared with market forecasts of 2.0 per cent. (VIEW LINK)


David Scutt
Independent Market Strategist
Scutt Partners

David is a Director of Scutt Partners Pty Ltd and has successfully worked in the financial services markets over the past 12 years with both large and smaller banking groups. He has provided strategic financial analysis for currency and interest...

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