Stories Related to Fed Policymakers Eyed Ending Bond-buying This Year: Minutes

(Reuters) - A few Federal Reserve policymakers expected to taper the pace of asset purchases by midyear and end them later this year, while several others expected to slow the pace a bit later and halt the quantitative easing program by year-end, according to minutes of the Fed's March meeting.

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