Bernanke passes torch to Yellen as poll shows US torn on his legacy

yellen-janet
Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen will be sworn in as chair of the Federal Reserve at 9am on Monday, local time (2pm GMT), after she was confirmed at the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) annual organisational meeting this week, the Fed said in a statement.

Meanwhile, a new Gallup poll shows the US public remains torn on Bernanke's performance during his time in office, with 40% approving and 35% disapproving. One in four have no opinion.

"Bernanke's consequential legacy may take decades to fully assess," Gallu

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: