Irish government bonds fell in early trading on Wednesday as investors continued to fret about the impact of Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election.

Irish and other European government bonds fell in early trading on Wednesday as investors continued to fret about the impact of Donald Trump’s victory(...)

FSB chairman Mark Carney said the regulatory framework for haircuts on securities financing transactions addresses important sources of leverage and the level of risk-taking in the core funding markets.

Global regulators are making it more expensive for hedge funds and insurance companies to raise money from loaning shares in a bid to curb hitherto un(...)

Federal Reserve vice chairman Janet Yellen is sworn in as Federal Reserve chairman by Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo at the Federal Reserve Building today. Chairman Yellen is replacing Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve Chairman. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Janet Yellen has been sworn in as chairman of the Federal Reserve, becoming the first woman to hold the position. Her term as chair of the US’ central(...)

Under Janet Yellen, the committee built an internal consensus for changes. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

andJanet L Yellen told friends in recent weeks that she did not expect to be nominated as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. Although she had b(...)