Home Page | Photos | Video | Forum | Most Popular | Special Reports | Biz China Weekly
Make Us Your Home Page
World
Most Searched: Antarctic rescue  Mandela  Syria   Thailand  Ukraine  

U.S. Senate confirms Yellen as Fed's next chair

English.news.cn   2014-01-07 07:25:37            

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (Xinhua)-- U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Janet Yellen as the next head of the Federal Reserve, to replace the outgoing Fed chairman Ben Bernanke whose term ends at the end of this month.

The Senate voted 56 to 26 to approve the confirmation.

Yellen, currently the Fed's vice chair, would become the first woman to take the helm of the U.S. central bank in its 100-year history.

She was nominated by President Obama for the post in October and would be the first Democrat to serve the job since 1987.

Editor: Yamei Wang
分享
Related News
Home >> World            
Most Popular English Forum  
Top News  >>
Photos  >>
Video  >>
Top World News Latest News  
  Special Reports  >>
010020070750000000000000011103261330231151