Credit Agricole CIB in a report said no changes are expected in the Fed's policies but Bernanke's ability to communicate effectively the Fed's strategy over tapering is crucial to determine whether market volatility persists or lessens.Investors expect a reduction in the Fed's asset purchases later this year. Such stimulus has been a key driver of the rally in stock markets and other asset prices. Markets are also looking to this week's policy meeting for clues on the scale and timing of any reductions.
Asian Stocks Higher On Hopes US Will Keep Stimulus
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