Watch Live


Bernanke Says Treasury, MBS Markets Not Disrupted by QE

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the central bank’s asset purchases haven’t disrupted the markets for Treasuries or mortgage-backed securities.

The Fed is “heavily engaged” in monitoring market functioning and “to this point, we haven’t seen anything significant,” Bernanke said in Washington today in response to questions from members of the House Financial Services Committee.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Chris Wellisz at

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.