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Bernanke says the risk of rising inflation complicates the US Fed's job

Bernanke says the risk of rising inflation complicates the US Fed's job

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says rising energy prices are boosting inflation risks in the U.S. _ and complicating the central bank's job.
Even with the threat of inflation, Bernanke makes clear the Fed is still prepared to lower a key interest rate because slowing economic growth is a bigger danger. Bernanke's remarks come he begins testimony Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee.


Updated : 2021-08-03 05:44 GMT+08:00