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Senate confirms SEC chief in boost for Trump's Wall Street agenda

At his Senate confirmation, Mr Clayton said Dodd-Frank era rules should be reviewed to see if they have been effective and that an SEC analysis of market structure should continue.


THE US Senate confirmed lawyer Jay Clayton to run the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), President Donald Trump's first major Wall Street regulator to take office as the administration pushes to roll back financial regulations.

Mr Clayton, a partner at Sullivan...

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