Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Tue Feb 24, 2015 | 9:32pm GMT

Bonds, stocks rally, after Yellen emphasizes flexibility

A man walks past the London Stock Exchange in the City of London October 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A man walks past the London Stock Exchange in the City of London October 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A man walks past the London Stock Exchange in the City of London October 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Close
1 / 6
Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various Asian countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo February 24, 2015.  REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various Asian countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various Asian countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo February 24, 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
Close
2 / 6
People walk past stock quotation boards outside a brokerage in Tokyo February 19, 2015. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

People walk past stock quotation boards outside a brokerage in Tokyo February 19, 2015. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

People walk past stock quotation boards outside a brokerage in Tokyo February 19, 2015. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Close
3 / 6
Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange February 23, 2015. REUTERS/Staff/remote

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange February 23, 2015. REUTERS/Staff/remote

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange February 23, 2015. REUTERS/Staff/remote
Close
4 / 6
A trader looks at computer screens as another one talks on his mobile phone at the Madrid stock exchange September 11, 2014. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

A trader looks at computer screens as another one talks on his mobile phone at the Madrid stock exchange September 11, 2014. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

A trader looks at computer screens as another one talks on his mobile phone at the Madrid stock exchange September 11, 2014. REUTERS/Andrea Comas
Close
5 / 6
Man walks out Milan's stock exchange building in downtown Milan March 18, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Man walks out Milan's stock exchange building in downtown Milan March 18, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Man walks out Milan's stock exchange building in downtown Milan March 18, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo
Close
6 / 6

Next Slideshows

Fed's Yellen faces heat from both sides of political divide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tough questions aimed at Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen from a rising force in the Democratic Party on Tuesday showed how the U.S....

24 Feb 2015

Dollar dips as Yellen gives no rate hike timing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar weakened slightly against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, erasing earlier gains as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen offered...

24 Feb 2015

ECB's Coene says euro zone exit possible in theory: paper

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A country could in theory leave the euro zone if it wanted to, European Central Bank policymaker Luc Coene said, but he added that he...

24 Feb 2015

Three regional U.S. Fed banks repeated call for bank rate hike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three regional Federal Reserve banks in January repeated an unsuccessful push to have the U.S. central bank increase the interest rate...

24 Feb 2015

MORE IN PICTURES

Surfing giant waves in Portugal

Surfing giant waves in Portugal

The Praia do Norte beach has become a destination for big wave surfers since Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara set a world record there for the largest wave surfed in 2011.

Trump's first year in office

Trump's first year in office

Images from the first year of Donald Trump's presidency.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

North Korea's eclectic architecture

North Korea's eclectic architecture

Futuristic skyscrapers meet socialist monuments in the reclusive state.

Best of Australian Open

Best of Australian Open

Highlights from the tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Venezuela's empty shelves

Venezuela's empty shelves

Despite hours in lines, Venezuelans increasingly find groceries have run out before they can buy them.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

Pope visits Chile and Peru

Pope visits Chile and Peru

Pope Francis arrived in Chile, the first stop in a trip that includes Peru, as he hopes to inject new confidence in two staunchly Catholic countries where the Church's credibility has been severely damaged by sexual abuse scandals.

Editors Choice Pictures

Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast