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BizDaily: Fed patience and the US dollar

March 19th, 2015

Episode 191 of 642 episodes

The dollar dropped as the US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen indicated her patience with its strength was wearing thin - but what does it mean for the US economy and for currency markets? Manuela Saragosa hears from BBC business correspondent Simon Jack, and from strategist Bill Blain of brokerage Mint Partners. Also in the programme - human rights in the tea industry. The BBC's Humphrey Hawksley travels to Assam in north-east India to see the conditions of workers on tea plantations. And we hear from Jonathan Exten-Wright, partner at law firm DLA Piper, about the surprising results of a survey of big corporations' attitudes towards human rights.