Inflation print raises US rate rise expectations, as Rentenbank doubles dollar deal

Investor expectations for the number of US Federal Reserve target rate rises this year grew on Wednesday after inflation figures for the country came in higher than most analysts’ expectations. The shift came on the same day that Rentenbank doubled its minimum size on a dollar syndication.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 14 Feb 2018

The data showed that headline and core inflation in January were steady at 2.1% and 1.8%, respectively. While that was “in line with our forecasts, most analysts had been anticipating a slight dip”, said Capital Economics analysts in a note.

“The monthly increase in core consumer prices was ...

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