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PH peso to remain strong after Fed holds rates

Sep 19, 2015 - 12:31 PM

The Philippine peso is expected to remain strong throughout the year economists say Thanks to OFW remittances BPOs and tourism

STRONGEST IN A MONTH. The Friday finish is the Philippine peso's best showing in a month, just after the US Central Bank played hard to get and decided to put off the increase in interest rates later this year. Photo by Katherine Visconti

Janet Yellen: World's most powerful central banker

Jan 07, 2014 - 8:27 AM

When nominating her in October President Barack Obama called her exceptionally qualified for what he said was one of the most important jobs in the world

FIRST WOMAN FED CHAIR. The US Senate confirmed Federal Reserve vice chair Janet Yellen to be the new head of the US central bank on January 6, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ Files / Brendan SMIALOWSKI

Fed nominee Yellen passes key Senate hurdle

Nov 22, 2013 - 7:13 AM

Yellen earns the endorsement of the Senate Banking Committee

NEXT FED CHAIR. A file photo dated 10 October 2012 showing Janet Yellen, Vice Chair of the US Federal Reserve System, during the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Annual Meetings in Tokyo, Japan. EPA/Franck Robichon