March 6, 2020 / 2:48 PM / a month ago

Trump says U.S. Fed should cut rates, stimulate economy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday the Federal Reserve should cut U.S. interest rates and stimulate the economy, three days after the central bank slashed interest rates by half a percentage point in an emergency bid to blunt the economic effects of the coronavirus.

Reporting by Lisa Lambert and Steve Holland; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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