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Tuesday, 15 May, 2001, 21:43 GMT 22:43 UK
Fed cuts rates again
As expected, the US central bank, the Federal Reserve, has cut interest rates for the fifth time this year by 0.5%.

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The BBC's Mishal Husain
"One of the most aggressive attempts to tackle a slowdown ever mounted by a central bank"
Equity market economist Paul Horn
"The Fed has to be careful that we don't have a collapse in consumption"
The BBC's Andrew Walker
"The Fed may also have been influenced by an additional concern... the global economic slowdown"

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