WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that regulators are making steady progress on a number of critical rules under the Dodd-Frank Act, predicting that several final rules will be released in the coming months.

"It's an ongoing process, but I expect to see a more rapid completion going forward over the next few quarters," Bernanke told reporters at a press conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

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