But Federal Reserve policymakers projecting a decline in gross domestic products by 6.5 per cent this year and an increase in the unemployment rate to 9.3 per cent by the end of this 2020.
Charlie Ripley, senior market strategist for Allianz Investment Management in Minneapolis said, “We didn’t expect any change in the policies when heading into the meeting. The Fed is committed to following current easing measures and keeping them in place along with acknowledged the present risk.”
The promise of losing monetary policy until the U.S economy is back on track repeats an early pledge made in the central bank’s response to coronavirus outbreak.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average went up by 0.23 per cent to 27,334.63, the S&P 500 was increased by 0.46 per cent to 3,221.88 and the Nasdaq Composite gained 1.28 per cent to 10,080.87