Federal Reserve officials convene this week for their first gathering of 2021 against a backdrop of surging coronavirus cases and further evidence that the economic recovery has fizzled.
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The prospect of substantial?fiscal aid has prompted economists to revise higher their forecasts for growth. Goldman Sachs now expects US gross domestic product to expand 6.6 per cent this year, with the unemployment?rate ticking down to 4.5 per cent by the end of the year from 6.7 per cent in December.
Investors will watch Wednesday’s press conference closely for any signals from Fed chairman Jay Powell about the US central bank’s commitment to keeping its ultra-accommodative monetary policy in place should inflation also return at a faster pace than previously expected.The provinces are reporting 213,041 new vaccinations administered for a total of 7,785,807 doses given. Nationwide?