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  • Capital flows, improving trade to prop yuan up in second-half

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The rare and dramatic slide in the yuan exchange rate that has shaken the outlook for the currency is unlikely to last long as trade rebounds and capital inflows resume. While most foreign exchange traders have abandoned their...
  • Turkish PM Erdogan says central bank should lower interest rates

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that the central bank should hold an extraordinary meeting and lower interest rates, sending the lira lower. The lira weakened to 2.1460 against dollar by 0657 GMT after Erdogan'...
  • Philippines March inflation at 3.9 percent, slower than expected

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine inflation slowed for the second straight month in March on lower prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco and partly as a pending power tariff hike has yet to be implemented, allowing policymakers room to keep rates steady...
  • Post-election showdown looms for India's central bank chief

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's high-profile central bank governor is likely to come under political pressure to retreat from his hawkish stance on inflation if opposition leader Narendra Modi wins power in the country's general election. Strategists in...
  • Swedish central bank seen on hold next week, rates unchanged in 2014

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's central bank will keep its main interest rate on hold next week and for the rest of 2014 due to low inflation, with policy tightening beginning in the first half of next year, most analysts polled by Reuters said. Falling...
  • India appoints R Gandhi as deputy governor of central bank for three years

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Indian government has appointed R Gandhi as deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India for three years, effective April 3, the central bank said on Thursday. Gandhi was the executive director at the Reserve Bank of India before...
  • Mexico growth picking up, inflation behaving: Carstens

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's economy is pulling out of a soft patch while inflation will head back towards 3 percent over the next 18 months, Central Bank Governor Agustin Carstens said on Thursday. Carstens said inflation was "pretty well behaved"...
  • China yuan seen resuming rise on export recovery from second quarter

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's yuan is expected to tread a steady upward curve for the rest of this year, as investors anticipate an improving export picture from the second quarter and the economy could regain strength on Beijing's policy support, a Reuters...
  • Indian rupee to weaken slightly over the next year

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - The Indian rupee's recent rally is set to reverse course later this year as upbeat sentiment ahead of a general election wears off and economic growth remains slow, a Reuters poll found. Still, the rupee will not lose much and is...
  • Brazil raises key interest rate to two-year high

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil raised interest rates for the ninth straight time on Wednesday, prolonging one of the world's longest-running monetary tightening cycles after a surge in food prices stoked already high inflation in an election year. The...
  • Fed's Lockhart says sustained three percent growth would warrant rate hike

    MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. economy needs to be growing at roughly 3 percent in annual terms to justify a hike in interest rates by the Federal Reserve in the second half of next year, a top Fed policymaker said on Wednesday. In comments to a business...