RANsquawk Central Banks – PREVIEW: FOMC Meeting due at 1400 EST/1900 GMT on Thursday 8th November 2018

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Rate decision and statement to be published at 1400 EST/1900 GMT on Thursday 8th November 2018 due to election day on November 6th. The FOMC will likely hold the fed funds rate target between 2.00 – 2.25%, no economic projections or post-meeting press conference with Chair Powell will leave focus on the statement. There are risks that the FOMC could issue a statement on financial conditions following the recent market fallout. (RANsquawk)