Usd/majors ... Fed repeated to keep rates exceptionally low for an extended period n kept Fed funds rate in 0 - 0.25 %. Fed said financial conditions became less supportive on growth on balance, largely reflecting developments abroad. Prices of energy, other commodities declined somewhat, underlying inflation trended lower n inflation wud likely to be subdued for some time. Fed said vote on policy was 9-1 with Hoenig dissenting, citing continued pledge of low rates could lead to imbalances.
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