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Asian shares down, dollar jumps on Yellen's rate hike signal

 Asian shares edged lower on Thursday and the dollar rebounded after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted that interest rates in the United States could rise quickly this year.

Fed chief Yellen says slack remains in US jobs market

US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has said there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".

Yellen signals continuity on monetary policy, stays course on stimulus exit

 In her first testimony to the Congress, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reiterated central bank's plan to taper its stimulus exit despite recent weakness in the economy.

U.S. Senate confirms Yellen as Fed's next chair

 U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Janet Yellen as the next head of the Federal Reserve, to replace the outgoing Fed chairman Ben Bernanke whose term ends at the end of this month.

Obama to name Janet Yellen as next Fed chair

 U.S. President Barack Obama is to nominate current Federal Reserve Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen to be the next Fed chief on Wednesday, media reports said Tuesday.