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Wits Business School - University of the Witwatersrand (2018)
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It was 3 February 2018, and Jerome Powell had that day taken over as chairman of the Federal Reserve (the Fed) in the United States of America (US) from his predecessor, Janet Yellen. He did so as nominee of the US president, Donald Trump, and was taking up his position in a financial climate that was pushing back against the regulatory measures which had been imposed after the financial crisis a decade earlier.

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Global financial crisis; Financial policy; Financial risk


The events covered by this item took place in 2018.

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