Janet Yellen sworn in as first woman Fed chair
Published 03/02/2014 | 14:51
Janet Yellen has been sworn in to a term as chair of the US central bank, the Federal Reserve said in a statement.
Yellen succeeds Ben Bernanke to become the first woman to head the Fed. Her term as chair ends February 3, 2018.
The oath was administered by Governor Daniel Tarullo, the Fed said.