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US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke (right) takes the stage to address the National Economists Club annual dinner at the US chamber of commerce in Washington. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said last night the Fed will maintain ultra-easy US monetary policy for as long as needed, which could mean h(...)

US Treasury secretary Jack Lew and Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke assured their G20 counterparts at a dinner last night that a resolution would be reached to avoid a debt crisis. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Top finance officials from the G20 leading economies looked set to keep their focus on the receding risk of a US default at talks today as hopes grew (...)

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  • October 11, 2013, 09:07

In nominating Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - America’s central bank – President Barack Obama has opted fo(...)

US president Barack Obama  applauds after announcing his nomination of Janet Yellen  to head the Federal Reserve at the White House in Washington yesterday. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Federal Reserve vice chair Janet Yellen, president Barack Obama’s pick to lead the US central bank, said yesterday that strengthening the economic rec(...)

Janet Yellen is to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman of the US Federal Reserve.

One person who will be pleased with US president Obama finally deciding to appoint Janet Yellen as Ben Bernanke’s successor as chairman of the Federal(...)

Janet Yellen, president Barack Obama’s nominee to succeed the Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, at the end of January, at the Marriner S Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington.

Janet Yellen, Mr Obama’s nominee to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, will be the first female head of the US central bank and 15th chair, (...)

President Obama described Janet Yellen as one of the country’s “foremost economists and policymakers” as he named her as his nominee to become the nex(...)

President Barack Obama will nominate Janet Yellen as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve later today, administration officials said last night, ending an unusually public search to fill one of the most important economic policy-making jobs in the world. Photograph: Mary F Calvert/The New York Times

US president Barack Obama will nominate Fed number two Janet Yellen today to run the world’s most influential central bank, providing some relief to m(...)

US gross domestic product grew at a 2.5 per cent annual rate between April and June. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to a near six-year low, bolstering the case for the Federal Reserve to (...)

Investors are feverishly speculating on Twitter’s impending stock market flotation, valuations of $10-20 billion (€7.4-€14.7 billion) being bandied ab(...)

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