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Yellen says US interest rates may have to rise, European central banks lag in gender equality

FT News Briefing


Treasury secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that US interest rates may need to rise so that the economy does not overheat, and US states and companies are offering all kinds of incentives to entice people to get vaccinated against coronavirus. Plus, there are very few women in top roles in European central banking and economics. Two of them spoke to the FT about their experiences and “hidden barriers” to gender equality in their field.

Yellen says rates may have to rise to prevent ‘overheating’

Women central bankers want action on ‘hidden barriers’ to equality

Beers and cash among incentives used to entice the ‘vaccine hesitant”


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