Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington DC in September 2019. Photo: AFP Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington DC in September 2019. Photo: AFP
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington DC in September 2019. Photo: AFP

China coronavirus outbreak poses risk to Federal Reserve’s economic outlook

  • Potential fallout from China coronavirus outbreak takes centre stage in Fed Chair’s press conference after policy meeting
  • When China’s economy slows down, ‘we do feel that – not as much though as countries that are near China,’ Powell says

Topic |   Health in China
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington DC in September 2019. Photo: AFP Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington DC in September 2019. Photo: AFP
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington DC in September 2019. Photo: AFP
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