WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president Narayana Kocherlakota said Thursday that the economy is still being restrained by dual “headwinds” and doubted whether there will be much improvement in the labor market this year.

Kocherlakota, a voting member of the Fed’s policymaking Federal Open Market Committee, did not address the outlook for monetary policy but he has recently called himself “very comfortable” with current monetary policy.

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