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2016-3-17 9:50:43

Fed keeps interest rates unchanged as widely expected

WASHINGTON D.C., March 16, 2016 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, March 16, 2016. The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its benchmark short-term interest rates unchanged as widely expected, noting that "global economic and financial developments continue to pose risks" to the U.S. economy. (Xinhua/Bao Dandan)