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Obama gives Yellen the thumbs up

In a private meeting between Barack Obama and Janet Yellen on Monday, the US president is said to have given the chair of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve the thumbs up on her work since she was appointed in 2014.

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Yellen got away from her desk to visit the White House. (Image: DonkeyHotey/flickr)

In December, Yellen announced the first interest rate rise since 2006 but statements have been more dovish since then, with some market watchers suggesting the pace of further hikes may slow and