Market News Briefing – November 18th 2016 07:00 (GMT+1)

The chairman of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen said yesterday in her testimony before the US Congress tha the election of Donald Trump to be the president of the United States has not changed the plans of the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates “relatively soon”

Yellen also said that the economic data currently justify higher interest rates and that if there would be no dramatic changes, the interest rates will continue to rise gradually after that.


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