Yellen's Fed leadership may still mean US tapering ‘this year'

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Janet Yellen's appointment as chairman of the US Federal Reserve could see tapering of quantitative easing (QE) as early as December, experts say.

Yellen (pictured) will take over from current chairman Ben Bernanke next year but will face a difficult unwinding of the Fed's current $85bn a month QE programme. Current vice chairman of the Fed Yellen...

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