Fed's Plosser says hurdle "very high" for more QE

Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The hurdle for further quantitative easing in the United States is "very high," a top Federal Reserve official reiterated on Thursday.

"I think the hurdle is very high," Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser said when asked if another round was likely during an interview on BBC radio.

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Plosser is a well-known inflation hawk who has a vote on policy this year.

(Writing by Avril Ormsby; Editing by Toby Chopra)