Main content

Audiographic: Fed interest rates over the past 60 years

The first official US interest rate rise since 2006 is expected when the governors of the Federal Reserve meet on 16th December.

To show how exceptional this period has been, we look back at US interest rates over the past 60 years, signposted by key moments in the country's history.

Image: Federal Reserve Building, Washington DC. (Getty Images)

Release date:


2 minutes

This clip is from