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  • 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...
  • China's yuan global ambition faces payments hurdle

    BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's quest to turn its yuan into a full-fledged global currency has hit a road-block as the planned roll-out of a worldwide payments superhighway looks certain to get delayed because of policy snags and technology...
  • Incoming South Korean minister cites weak economy; Samsung, retail lag

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's nominee finance minister vowed on Tuesday to focus on boosting consumer spending and corporate investment to bolster a sagging economy, but stopped short of calling on the central bank to consider cutting interest rates....
  • China should let more ailing firms fail: deputy central bank governor

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China should let more ailing firms go bankrupt to help improve economic mechanisms rather than allow them to get government-led bailouts, a deputy central bank governor said on Tuesday. The risk of corporate failures is rising as...
  • Bank Indonesia expected to hold interest rates steady again on Thursday

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's central bank is likely to keep interest rates unchanged at a policy meeting on Thursday, the day after Indonesians vote for their next president. Bank Indonesia (BI) has held its policy rate at 7.50 percent since...
  • Swiss consumer prices flat, supports need for SNB currency cap

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss consumer prices were unchanged in June from a year ago, data showed on Tuesday, underscoring the need for the central bank to maintain its cap on the Swiss franc. The Swiss National Bank imposed a lid on the franc at 1.20 per...
  • Central banks ending era of clear promises, return to 'artful' policy

    NEW YORK/TOKYO (Reuters) - The world's major central banks are returning to a more opaque and artful approach to policymaking, ending a crisis-era experiment with explicit promises that they found risked their credibility and did not substitute for...
  • Euro zone Sentix index shows surprise rise in July

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Sentiment in the euro zone showed a surprise improvement in July with investor optimism boosted by the European Central Bank's growth measures and improved expectations for the global economy, according to the Sentix index survey. The...
  • Greek central banker warns political risk could threaten recovery

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's newly appointed central bank chief said on Monday that political uncertainty around a presidential election scheduled for 2015 is the main risk to the debt-laden country's economic recovery. Yannis Stournaras, the former...