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Ben Bernanke chaired his last meeting as head of the US Federal Reserve last week, before vacating the position for his deputy Janet Yellen.

2nd February, 2014
Ben Bernanke.

Bye bye, Ben

Ben Bernanke chaired his last meeting as head of the US Federal Reserve last week, before vacating the position for his deputy Janet Yellen. There were no policy changes from the open market committee, which decided to continue tapering bond purchases for the second month. A steady recovery in US economic fortunes should see stimulus gradually withdrawn over the year. But that could be bad news for emerging markets, as falls in...

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