TOKYO - An often heard complaint at the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in recent days was that the aggressive and unconventional monetary easing of the Federal Reserve and other major central banks is hurting emerging market nations, but Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was having none of it Sunday.

Indeed, Bernanke sought to turn the tables on those nations, countering that their own rigid exchange rate policies are the source of their problems.

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