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  • Global Economy Week Ahead: Living in Interesting Times

    Global Economy Week Ahead: Living in Interesting Times

    With US stocks hitting record highs on the back of strong jobs growth, the European Central Bank (ECB) holding out the prospect of printing money and British house prices soaring, there is a lot to ponder in the week to come.

  • European Stocks Flounder in Wall Street's Wake; Yen Up

    European Stocks Flounder in Wall Street's Wake; Yen Up

    European stocks were under pressure on Wednesday, spooked by overnight falls on Wall Street, and the dollar fell against the yen as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) suggested the world's third largest economy needed no additional stimulus for now.

  • Japan government cuts economy view after sales tax; no need for fresh stimulus

    Japan government cuts economy view after sales tax; no need for fresh stimulus

    Japan's government slightly cut its overall view on the economy, its first downgrade in a year and a half, but officials shrugged off the need for more stimulus to support the economy.

  • World stocks steady after 3 days of losses

    World stocks steady after 3 days of losses

    The dollar and euro fell sharply against the yen on Tuesday as hopes for additional stimulus out of Japan faded, while world equity markets were relatively stable after three days of losses.

  • Central bankers at Davos brush off stimulus dangers

    Central bankers at Davos brush off stimulus dangers

    Fears of economic instability due to the slowing of massive monetary stimulus policies are unwarranted, top central bankers said at the World Economic Forum annual meet here, amid accusations that the easy money has won only a timid recovery.

  • Japan, India expand currency swap arrangement to $50 billion

    Japan, India expand currency swap arrangement to $50 billion

    The expanded swap arrangement, signed by Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and his Indian counterpart Raghuram Rajan, will be effective until December 2015, the BOJ said in a statement on Friday.

  • World stocks gain as Fed-fired volatility eases; dollar firm

    World stocks gain as Fed-fired volatility eases; dollar firm

    World shares were set to end a volatile week on a positive note on Friday and the dollar reached a 4-month high against the yen as worry dissipated about an end to the Federal Reserve's stimulus.

  • Six major central banks make currency swap accords permamnent

    Speaking after the BOJ kept its massive stimulus programme in place, Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the structure had helped bring stability to financial markets and the move to make it permanent did not denote any new alarm about liquidity.

  • Einhorn adds to Apple stake, awaits 'blockbuster product'

    Einhorn adds to Apple stake, awaits 'blockbuster product'

    David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital has added to its investment position in Apple Inc and is waiting for the company's "next blockbuster product", Mr Einhorn said on Tuesday.

  • Why the world's biggest bond investor is bullish on the rupee

    Why the world's biggest bond investor is bullish on the rupee

    PIMCO's bullishness on the rupee comes from belief that it is cheap considering its high yield and expectations of progress on domestic policy. The rupee, now around 54 per dollar, has been undermined by India's wide current account deficit and is do...

  • Asian shares rise on solid start to US quarterly earnings season

    Asian shares rise on solid start to US quarterly earnings season

    Benign Chinese inflation data also boosted sentiment as it kept hopes that an expansive monetary stimulus will stay in place to support the world's second-largest economy, but escalating tensions in the Korean peninsula took a toll on South Korean sh...

  • Growth in India may recover to 6 per cent this year: ADB

    Growth in India may recover to 6 per cent this year: ADB

    Growth in India may recover to 6 per cent this year and 6.5 per cent in 2014 from 5 per cent in 2012, but South Asia's largest economy needs to pursue structural reforms to create a more favorable investment environment and spur growth, the ADB said.

  • ECB holds rates, markets watch for signs of later cut

    ECB holds rates, markets watch for signs of later cut

    The European Central Bank (ECB) kept interest rates on hold on Thursday, waiting to see if a recession-hit economy perks up and whether an aggressive policy move by the Bank of Japan helps the euro zone.

  • Bank of Japan shocks with new base money target, boosts asset buying

    Bank of Japan shocks with new base money target, boosts asset buying

    The Bank of Japan (BOJ) shocked markets on Thursday with a radical overhaul of its policymaking, adopting a new balance sheet target and pledging to double its government bond holdings in two years as it seeks to end nearly two decades of deflation.

  • European shares dip as Central Banks' policy decisions awaited

    European shares dip as Central Banks' policy decisions awaited

    European shares and the euro eased while German bonds were flat on Wednesday as investors awaited this week's policy decisions by the Bank of Japan and European Central Bank (ECB) followed by U.S. employment data.

  • Nikkei sinks to four-week low, exporters hit by weak US data

    Nikkei sinks to four-week low, exporters hit by weak US data

    Japan's Nikkei average fell 1.1 per cent to a nearly four-week low on Tuesday with exporters leading the decline after weak U.S. factory data overnight stoked concern about growth prospects for the world's biggest economy.

  • World markets mixed, Cyprus talks continue

    World markets mixed, Cyprus talks continue

    World stocks were mixed on Friday as strong earnings reports in the US helped offset concerns in Europe over Cyprus' unresolved bailout talks.

  • Asian shares, euro pressured by Cyprus jitters

    Asian shares, euro pressured by Cyprus jitters

    Asian shares extended losses on Wednesday and investors gave the euro a wide berth after a bailout deal for Cyprus was thrown into disarray.

  • Haruhiko Kuroda steps down as ADB chief

    Haruhiko Kuroda steps down as ADB chief

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) president Haruhiko Kuroda stepped down on Monday after eight years of service and will soon take over as governor of the Bank of Japan.

  • World shares, euro buoyed by US growth hopes

    World shares, euro buoyed by US growth hopes

    World shares headed for a second week of gains and the euro its best week since early February on Friday as mounting evidence of a growing US recovery encouraged demand for riskier assets.

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