Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen speaks during a briefing on March 15, 2017 in Washington, DC after the Fed raised US interest rates and indicated two more increases are likely this year. Photo: AFP

Fed raises US rates and signals more to come, as Yellen cites an improving economy

US rates are hiked 25 basis points to range of 0.75 to 1.00 per cent

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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen speaks during a briefing on March 15, 2017 in Washington, DC after the Fed raised US interest rates and indicated two more increases are likely this year. Photo: AFP
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