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Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve, during a House financial services committee hearing in Washington, on Wednesday. Photograph: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg

Low inflation remains a concern for US economy, US federal reserve chairman Janet Yellen warned on Wednesday, despite delivering an upbeat assessment (...)

CRH was up 2.5 per cent on Wednesday, matching its European peers.

European and US stocks rose toward records on Wednesday, US Treasuries rallied and the dollar retreated after Janet Yellen signaled the US Federal Res(...)

Janet Yellen could be making one of her last appearances before Congress if she fails to win a second term from Donald Trump in the new year.

Janet Yellen has acknowledged the Federal Reserve is facing uncertainty as to when US inflation will finally pick up in response to the strengthening (...)

Emails released by Donald Trump jnr on Tuesday show he agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic White House rival Hillary Clinton. Photograph: Reuters

The dollar edged down to 14-month lows against the euro in Asian trading on Wednesday as investors, already wary ahead of Federal Reserve chair Janet (...)

European and Asian markets rise ahead of US earnings season. Photograph: iStock

European stocks followed Asian markets higher as investors awaited the US earnings season, a potential catalyst for further gains. US equity index fu(...)

A recent speech by ECB chief Mario Draghi led investors to believe the bank will reduce extraordinary stimulus soon

Euro zone bond yields stayed near recent highs as expectations on global growth and tighter monetary policy overshadowed any concerns prompted by a tr(...)

ECB president Mario Draghi’s upbeat remark boosts euro.

The euro touched a one-year high and government bond yields climbed as investors digested a series of hawkish messages from central banks. European st(...)

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen. “If Trump wishes to take a small step towards establishing a reputation for judgment he should reappoint Yellen.”

The US Federal Reserve is ahead of other important western central banks, in normalising monetary policy. This has provoked lively debate. Prominent(...)

Governor Mark Carney will speak later at the annual high-profile Mansion House even

The split among Bank of England policy makers widened this month as two officials joined Kristin Forbes in her call for a rate increase, warning that (...)

Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen and her colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee are widely expected to pull the trigger on a second rate increase this year

The Federal Reserve is likely to forge ahead with plans to tighten monetary policy later on Wednesday despite a succession of poor inflation readings (...)

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