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The Federal Reserve is the United States' central bank. It's played a pivotal role in guiding the US through the global financial crisis through its low-interest monetary policy.
The Federal reserve is the guardian of financial stability in the US. This page collates recent DW content on the central bank's moves and decisions.
The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 0.50% — its highest increase since 2000 — to help rein in inflation. Christopher Thornberg from Beacon Economics says the "relatively modest move" by the US central bank wouldn't slow down rising prices.