US Central Bank head nominee faces Senate

Janet Yellen, nominee for the head of the US Federal Reserve faces questions from the Senate.

    President Obama's pick to be the new head of the US central bank has been facing questions from senators.

    Janet Yellen's main message was continuity with the policies of the current Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke.

    If confirmed, she will become the new head of the Federal Reserve in February.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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