Fed may introduce measures to boost US growth

The Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, could signal new measures to boost economic growth in the US.

The Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, could signal new measures to boost economic growth in the US.

Bernanke will present his monetary policy report later against a backdrop of poor eurozone growth and a slowdown in China.

The latest figures for the US economy show inflation up just 0.2% due in part to falling petrol prices, but highlighting weak domestic demand.

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