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As we can see, the fed funds rate and the one-year Treasury rate track each other very closely. Although it is still debatable whether the Fed leads or follows the market, movements in the policy rate are associated with similar movements in short-term interest rates. 2 In contrast, the interest rate on a 10-year Treasury bond does not appear to move as closely with the fed funds rate.
1. As of March 1, 2016, the daily effective federal funds rate (EFFR) is a volume-weighted median of transaction-level data collected from depository institutions in the Report of Selected Money Market Rates (FR 2420). Prior to March 1, 2016, the EFFR was a volume-weighted mean of rates on brokered.
Note: at this time the FED has adopted an interest rate range of 1.75% to 2.00%. Federal Reserve System (FED) The central bank of the United States is the FED.