Fed Chair Powell talks COVID-19 during Brookings webcast Thursday

The chairman of the nation’s central bank will discuss the state of the economy and impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic during an online-only discussion Thursday at the Brookings Institution.

Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. (“Jay”) Powell is expected to discuss the Fed’s ongoing response to the crisis during a webcast set to run from 10 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. ET. The Fed is billing Powell’s scheduled address as an “Economic Update.”

The event listing at Brookings’ website notes that Powell will take questions from the audience following his remarks; questions should be submitted to events@brookings.edu or on Twitter using #COVID19Economy.

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