Fed’s Evans sees slower rate hike pace, “slightly higher” peak rate
By Bianca Flowers
(Reuters) – The Federal Reserve will likely need to raise borrowing costs to a “slightly higher” peak than envisioned in forecasts from September, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Friday.
“We probably are going to have to have a slightly higher peak rate of the funds rate, even as we likely will step down” the pace of rate hikes from the 75-basis-point-per-meeting pace of recent meetings, Evans said at an event in Chicago.
(Writing by Ann Saphir)