The Washington news conference of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell appears on a television on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo: AP

Cautious US interest rate policy welcome at time of tensions

The approach of Fed chief Jerome Powell will leave room for reversing course and help mitigate adverse fallout from trade blows by Beijing and Washington

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The Washington news conference of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell appears on a television on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo: AP
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