In a brief statement after a monetary policy meeting on Thursday, interest rates reflect solid data for the US economy.
The interest rate is between 2 and 2.25 percent, but it is expected that the board meeting will be split in December.
The Central Bank describes the US economy as robust, with a healthy growth in jobs, low unemployment, solid consumer spending among ordinary Americans, and inflation close to the target of 2 percent.
Despite a trade war between the United States and several major trading partners, weaker investment in business and a slow housing market, the central bank believes the US economy is showing high endurance and durability.
The Bank estimates that there will be three increases in interest rates in 2019.