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  • International Monetary Fund Paper Counters Raghuram Rajan on Easy Policy Being Recipe for Crisis

    International Monetary Fund Paper Counters Raghuram Rajan on Easy Policy Being Recipe for Crisis

    With Raghuram Rajan ringing alarm bells about the world economy facing the Great Depression-like problems, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) research paper has countered his views.

  • Janet Yellen Cites Lofty Share Values; Little Evidence Investors Should Care

    Janet Yellen Cites Lofty Share Values; Little Evidence Investors Should Care

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that equity market valuations are "generally quite high," saying there are "potential dangers" with where shares are trading. The market reaction was modest at first, but major averages lost ground in the late afternoon, with the effect of her words unclear.

  • India Better Prepared for External Financial Shocks: IMF

    India Better Prepared for External Financial Shocks: IMF

    India is better positioned to cope with external financial shocks than most emerging market economies, International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde was quoted saying on Monday, just ahead of a of a crunch meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • 2014: Raghuram Rajan Fights for RBI Autonomy Amid Rate Cut Rants

    2014: Raghuram Rajan Fights for RBI Autonomy Amid Rate Cut Rants

    Raghuram Rajan says he is neither Superman nor James Bond, but he appears to have emerged as a 'lone ranger', fighting persistent rate cut demands, "schizophrenic" attempts to weaken the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and even rumours about he being 'kicked up' from the Mint Street high seat.

  • Former Fed Boss Ben Bernanke Denied Mortgage Refinance

    Former Fed Boss Ben Bernanke Denied Mortgage Refinance

    According to reports, Mr Bernanke wanted to refinance the mortgage on his Capitol Hill house, which he and his wife had bought for $839,000 (nearly Rs 5 crore at 1 dollar=60 rupee) in 2004.

  • Bernanke regrets not explaining crisis better

    Bernanke regrets not explaining crisis better

    When asked if he any regrets, Bernanke told a Toronto business crowd on Tuesday that it's unfortunate the public thinks the bank favored Wall Street instead of Main Street -- that is big investors instead of small investors.

  • Rupee recovers from historic lows, ends FY14 with 10 per cent loss

    Rupee recovers from historic lows, ends FY14 with 10 per cent loss

    The rupee has ended fiscal year 2013-14 with a loss of over 10 per cent against the US dollar, clawing back from its lifetime low hit in August and becoming one of the best performing Asian currencies.

  • Federal Reserve head Yellen expected to stick to taper path: analysts

    Federal Reserve head Yellen expected to stick to taper path: analysts

    Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen is expected to stick to the game plan when she chairs her first monetary policy meeting this week, further cutting back economic stimulus.

  • Bernanke enjoys 'fruits of free market' with first post-Fed speech

    Bernanke enjoys 'fruits of free market' with first post-Fed speech

    Bernanke was paid at least $250,000 for his first public speaking engagement, in Abu Dhabi, since stepping down in January, according to sources familiar with the matter. That compares to his 2013 paycheck of $199,700, and the appearance was only the first of three around the world this week.

  • Yellen says Fed on track to keep trimming stimulus

    Yellen says Fed on track to keep trimming stimulus

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday the US central bank was on track to keep reducing its policy stimulus, even as she acknowledged the labor market recovery was "far from complete".

  • Janet Yellen, new Fed chair, takes hot seat at Capitol

    Janet Yellen, new Fed chair, takes hot seat at Capitol

    Yellen, in just her second week on the job since succeeding Ben Bernanke earlier this month, will want to reinforce the central bank's determination to halt the money-printing presses later this year while ensuring investors that a rise in interest rates remains a long way off, economists say.

  • As Yellen makes Fed debut, expect theater, not fireworks

    As Yellen makes Fed debut, expect theater, not fireworks

    With the world's financial markets watching, Yellen, who succeeded Ben Bernanke last week, will have a chance to set a mostly upbeat tone and point to signs of steady economic progress, despite some recent bumps in the road.

  • Bernanke starts new job at Brookings after weekend off

    Bernanke starts new job at Brookings after weekend off

    Bernanke, who led the U.S. central bank in its aggressive efforts to right the economy after the financial crisis and pull it out of the Great Recession, joined the centrist policy think tank in Washington as a distinguished fellow in residence, Brookings said.

  • Janet Yellen sworn in as US Fed chief

    Janet Yellen sworn in as US Fed chief

    Janet Yellen has been sworn in to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history.

  • Bernanke to join US policy think tank Brookings

    Bernanke to join US policy think tank Brookings

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will join the Brookings Institution, a politically centrist policy think tank based in Washington, beginning on Monday.

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