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Is there an urgent need for a US rate hike?

FOR all of 2014 and 2015 so far, markets have agonised over when the US Federal Reserve might start raising interest rates. The conventional wisdom is that several rounds of "quantitative easing" or QE have finally had their intended effect of enabling the US economy to achieve a lift-off on its...

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