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It's 'risk on' again, thanks to Yellen

Incoming Fed chairman's comments this week spark two all-time highs on Wall Street, and a 24-point gain for STI

JANET Yellen hasn't yet assumed the role of chairman of the US Federal Reserve but already she is wielding an influence on financial markets. Her comments during the week, widely interpreted as indicating that the Fed will continue pumping money into the system via its QE (quantitative easing)