Oct 17 (Reuters) – Southeast Asian stock markets were
sluggish on Monday, in line with broader Asia as investors
digested comments by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Yellen said on Friday the Fed may need to run a
“high-pressure” economy in order to reverse damage from the
global financial crisis that depressed output.
Her remarks, however, did not address immediate policy
concerns directly and didn’t change prevailing views that the
Fed is likely to raise interest rates in Dec