FED raised Fed Fund rate band by 25bp to 1.25-1.50% as expected, sees 3 hikes in 2018.

FOMC members Evans and Kashkari dissent in favor of no hike.

Not much change in the statement, saying inflation has declined this year but expect to stabilize around 2% over medium term. Sees faster 2018 growth, Labor market staying strong.

Fed Chair Ms Yellen’s press conference to follow.