Bernanke doesn't see inflation picking up

U.S. inflation pressures are likely to remain within the energy sector, and fiscal and monetary policy remains accommodative, Federal Reserve chairman nominee Ben Bernanke said in a newspaper interview published on Tuesday 25 October.

The Times newspaper said the interview was conducted last week before President George W. Bush announced on Monday that Bernanke was his pick to succeed current Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan.

Bernanke said that there was so far little reason to fear that the sharp r