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Latest update : 2013-10-09

Janet Yellen to become new head of Federal Reserve

President Obama is set to announce that Janet Yellen is to take over at the head of the US central bank, the Federal Reserve. Yellen will start a four-year term in January and becomes the first woman to run the organisation. Here in France, there's more pressure on President Hollande as French company bosses call on him to ease the current tax regime.

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