NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) following news that the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union on June 24, 2016 in New York City. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down over 600 points on the news with markets around the globe pluninging.Spencer Platt/Some in the financial world feel a rate rise is long overdue, while others counsel caution, fearing that such a move could put the brakes on the recovery of the last few years. Photo: AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==Caption: Photo: AFP NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) following news that the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union on June 24, 2016 in New York City. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down over 600 points on the news with markets around the globe pluninging. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY

Interesting times: financial world awaits as Fed chair Janet Yellen weighs up implications of a rate hike

Some believe a rise is inevitable and is long overdue, while others think such a move would be “premature” and could set back the fragile economic recovery witnessed over the last few years

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) following news that the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union on June 24, 2016 in New York City. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down over 600 points on the news with markets around the globe pluninging.Spencer Platt/Some in the financial world feel a rate rise is long overdue, while others counsel caution, fearing that such a move could put the brakes on the recovery of the last few years. Photo: AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==Caption: Photo: AFP NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) following news that the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union on June 24, 2016 in New York City. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down over 600 points on the news with markets around the globe pluninging. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY
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