The US Federal Reserve, chaired by Jerome Powell, confirmed on Wednesday that it was holding interest rates. Photo: Reuters

US economic outlook and Fed interest rate cut rest on Donald Trump’s meeting with Xi Jinping, analysts say

  • The two world leaders are set to meet at the G20 summit next week in Osaka, Japan next week to discuss the ongoing US-China trade war
  • US Federal Reserve opted to hold interest rates this month, but if the US levies tariffs on US$300 billion of Chinese imports, they could be forced to react
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The US Federal Reserve, chaired by Jerome Powell, confirmed on Wednesday that it was holding interest rates. Photo: Reuters
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Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung joined the Post in 2017 after more than 15 years' experience on global newswires in Hong Kong and Shanghai. She spent eight years in Shanghai and has received awards for best feature, analysis and agenda-setting.