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  • China's central bank chief says it will reduce FX intervention

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will reduce its intervention in the currency market, Central Bank Governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a conciliatory note in public about the yuan's value as he promised to free the interest rate market as...
  • Dollar trips over Fed minutes, Aussie slides on jobs data

    TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar traded around one-week lows against a basket of major currencies on Thursday, coming under pressure after minutes of the Federal Reserve's June meeting gave no clear indication about the timing of any interest rate...
  • Fed mulls policy exit, eyes end of asset purchases

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve has begun detailing how it plans to ease the U.S. economy out of an era of loose monetary policy, indicating it will end its asset purchases in October and appearing near agreement on a plan to manage interest...
  • China June consumer inflation cools, more stimulus expected

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's consumer inflation cooled slightly more than expected in June, pointing to lingering weakness in the economy which could prompt Beijing to launch further stimulus measures to shore up growth. The consumer price index (CPI)...
  • BOJ may slightly cut economic forecast, policy seen steady

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan may trim its economic growth forecast for the current year next week, sources familiar with its thinking said, reflecting soft exports and a bigger-than-expected slump in household spending after a sales tax hike in...
  • ECB looks to banks to deliver quantitative easing on its behalf

    FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is hoping a new round of long-term loans will be used by banks to drive down borrowing costs - a substitute for an asset-purchase scheme of its own which would avert a potentially damaging internal...
  • Scoping the new subprime as watchdogs cry 'bubble'

    LONDON (Reuters) - As global watchdogs warn that euphoric financial markets are divorced from economic reality and acting out some reprise of the credit bubble and bust of the past decade, fears of another subprime timebomb are inevitable. But even if...
  • No more naked Apollos on Russian banknotes, lawmaker says

    No more naked Apollos on Russian banknotes, lawmaker says
    Naked images of the Greek God Apollo have graced buildings and paintings for centuries, but his disrobed body has so shocked one Russian lawmaker that he wants to change the country's 100-ruble banknote. The note, worth less than $3, depicts an image of...
  • Argentine presidential hopefuls tip-toe around debt negotiations

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's top presidential candidates say a deal to avoid a debt default is essential for their economic reform programs but they are not attacking the government's hard stance against "holdout" investors because it could be...
  • Fed's Yellen to deliver monetary policy report to Congress next week

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will go before Congress next week to deliver the U.S. central bank's latest report on monetary policy, congressional officials said on Tuesday. Yellen will appear before the Senate Banking...
  • Mexico inflation seen rising to 3.78 percent in June

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's annual inflation rate is seen climbing in June, but policymakers expect the rise to be temporary as the pace of consumer price gains is contained by a sluggish economy. Inflation in the 12 months through June is likely...