A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
The first rate rise in a decade was widely expected by markets.
As expected, the FOMC voted to maintain the federal funds rate at a range of 1.00% to 1.25% at the November meeting, citing ���realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation��� as the driving forces behind today's decision.
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Cyclically lower, structurally unchanged