• Wed, 28 Nov 2018 06:53
    Trump attacks Fed chief, 'not even a little bit happy' with Powell
    President Donald Trump once again blasted his hand-picked chief of the US central bank Tuesday, saying he was "not even a little bit happy" with his selection of Jerome Powell.
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  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:57
    Asian markets rise after Fed chief boosts US confidence
    Asian markets largely rose on Wednesday, tracking a Wall Street rally after the head of the Federal Reserve expressed confidence in the US economy despite fears of a global trade war.
  • Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00
    Fed chief: changes to interest rate depend on economic data
    Washington - The US Federal Reserve will base its decision on whether to raise interest rates on economic data, Fed chief Janet Yellen said in a speech Wednesday.
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  • Sat, 22 Feb 2014 00:00
    US Fed chief Yellen asked for ID at G20
    SYDNEY - She might be one of the most powerful women in the world but that didn't wash with security at the G20 in Sydney who reportedly asked Janet Yellen to show her ID.
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  • Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00
    Markets expect eased volatility under new Fed chief, bankers say
    Economists anticipate that volatility of fund flows and currencies in emerging markets will ease after Janet Yellen takes over the US Federal Reserve in February, as she will continue to follow the policy of its current chairman Ben Bernanke of a gradual
  • Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00
    New Fed chief fits Asian markets
    Asia welcomed the choice of Janet Yellen as the next chairman of the US Federal Reserve. She is tipped to take a cautious stand on withdrawing the Fed's stimulus programme, giving regional markets some breathing space.
  • Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:00
    Summers withdraws from consideration for Fed chief
    WASHINGTON - Lawrence Summers had, for weeks, been considered the leading candidate to succeed Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman.
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:00
    US Fed chief Bernanke: Cyprus impact not 'enormous'
    Washington - US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the financial crisis in Cyprus was a "difficult situation" because it combines both severe government budget problems with a banking panic.
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