The Fed left the target range for its federal funds rate unchanged at 0-0.25% and said it will continue to purchase bonds at a rate of $120 billion a month despite acknowledging a rise in inflation and the improvement in the economy. Policymakers noted that indicators of economic activity and employment have strengthened amid progress on vaccinations and strong policy support but stressed the pandemic continues to weigh on the economy, and risks to the outlook remain. source: Federal Reserve
Interest Rate in the United States averaged 5.52 percent from 1971 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 20 percent in March of 1980 and a record low of 0.25 percent in December of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Fed Funds Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Fed Funds Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.
Interest Rate in the United States is expected to be 0.25 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Interest Rate in the United States to stand at 0.25 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Fed Funds Rate is projected to trend around 0.25 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.