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Bernanke: Cyprus crisis not a major risk to US

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US central bank chief Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the Federal Reserve was monitoring the Cyprus crisis but that it was not so far seen as a danger for the United States. 

People walk past a shop offering sales in Nicosia's Ledra street on March 20, 2013. US central bank chief Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the Federal Reserve was monitoring the Cyprus crisis but that it was not so far seen as a danger for the United States.

"At this point we are not seeing a major risk to the US financial system or the US economy" from Cyprus, he told a press conference.

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