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  • LONDON, Feb 14- Britain's top share index ended slightly lower on Tuesday, pausing after a five-day winning streak as Rolls-Royce tumbled after reporting a record loss. The stock was the most actively traded on the FTSE 100. "Some investors may also have a restive reaction to the rather dry and narrow outlook comments, projecting only' modest performance...

  • Yellen: Economic growth level is disappointing

    At a hearing with the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions about the slow-growing economy.

  • Sen. Heller to Yellen: Do you support a border tax?

    At a hearing with the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen refuses to answer whether or not she supports a border tax.

  • Yellen: Slowing immigration would slow economic growth

    At a hearing with the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions about budget control, fiscal policy and immigration.

  • Yellen: Rate hike appropriate if economy improves

    At a hearing with the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks about expectations of rate increases this year and the housing market.

  • Yellen: Various international fora looking into economic aspects of climate change

    At a hearing with the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks about the material impacts of climate change on the economy.

  • Rising raw material costs are boosting producer prices across the globe, notably in China, which is the biggest source of U.S. imports. "China saw the biggest price gain since 2011 in January. Given that most of the upward price pressure is the result of raw materials prices returning from the depths of last year, the longer-term view continues to be wary but not...

  • LONDON, Feb 14- Europe's benchmark German bond yield climbed to a one-week high on Tuesday after signals the Federal Reserve was preparing to raise U.S. interest rates. Although Fed Chair Janet Yellen flagged considerable uncertainty over economic policy under President Donald Trump, she said the central bank is likely to need to raise interest rates at an...

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen prepares to speak before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the “Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2017.

    The Fed chair rebutted President Donald Trump's claims that banks aren't lending, saying that businesses can get the money they need.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, in response to a warning from a U.S. congressman to halt global regulatory talks in the early stages of Donald Trump's presidency, said in a letter the Fed has the authority and responsibility to consult with its foreign counterparts and does so to benefit the United States. "We will continue to coordinate with...

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen prepares to speak before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the “Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2017.

    Yellen says even though the Fed expects to hike gradually and keep policy accommodative, getting rates back to normal levels is important.

  • Yellen: Financial institutions are trying to engage in safe and sound lending

    At a hearing with the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions about farming and loans.

  • *Dollar, Treasury yields, bank stock gain on Yellen. Feb 14- Wall Street edged lower on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, but expressed uncertainty over economic policy under the Trump administration. While President Donald Trump's pro-business stance...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- A gauge of global equity markets dipped on Tuesday and the dollar strengthened as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen struck a hawkish tone on the timing of an interest rate hike. Yellen said in prepared remarks before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee that the central bank will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting,...

  • Yellen: Stress tests have been useful

    At a hearing with the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions about the prospects of growth and stress tests.

  • TORONTO, Feb 14- Canada's main stock index dipped on Tuesday after five straight days of gains that took it to an all-time high, as the materials group lost ground and investors weighed testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. At 10:36 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 35.88 points, or 0.23 percent, at 15,720.70.

  • *Protest in north China over building of aluminium plant. LONDON, Feb 14- Copper slipped into the red on Tuesday on hopes strike talks would restart at the world's biggest copper mine in Chile while aluminium touched its highest in 21 months on renewed concerns about potential closures of Chinese smelters to cut pollution. Benchmark copper on the London Metal...

  • *Protest in north China over building of aluminum plant. LONDON, Feb 14- Copper slipped into the red on Tuesday on hopes strike talks would restart at the world's biggest copper mine in Chile while aluminum touched its highest in 21 months on renewed concerns about potential closures of Chinese smelters to cut pollution. Benchmark copper on the London Metal...

  • Yellen: We've known for many many years that the US fiscal tragectory is not sustainable

    At a hearing with the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions about monetary policies.

  • President Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned on Tuesday over revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions against Moscow with the Russian ambassador before Trump took office. This doesn't mean they will move in March, but the Fed wants to have the option to move, "said Omer Esiner, chief market strategist at Commonwealth...