The event was a June 8 American Bankers Association conference on international economics in Atlanta, and the keynote speaker was Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke. During a question-and-answer period, Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., waited patiently while several other bank executives threw polite queries at the central bank head, Bloomberg Markets magazine reports in its October special issue on the 50 Most Influential people in global finance.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat and longtime consumer advocate, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that she expects incoming Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen will be a more aggressive financial regulator than her predecessor, Ben S. Bernanke.
Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said the economic case for higher capital requirements for banks is “compelling” and global regulators have reached “exactly the right balance” to prevent future financial crises.