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Yellen rebuffs pressure to hike rates as Fed gives economy room to run

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 05:50

"We do not take politics into account in our decisions," says Ms Yellen.


FEDERAL Reserve chair Janet Yellen braved mounting opposition inside and outside the US central bank and delayed an interest-rate increase again to give the economy more room to run.

While agreeing that the case for a rate rise had strengthened, Ms Yellen on Wednesday

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