Atlanta Federal Reserve president Dennis Lockhart has said it would take "significant deterioration" in the US economy for him to not support a rate hike in September, according to the Wall Street Journal.
"I think there is a high bar right now to not acting, speaking for myself," Lockhart said in an interview with the newspaper published on Tuesday. "It will take a significant deterioration in the economic picture for me to be disinclined to move ahead."
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