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  • Car bomb explodes outside Greek central bank building, no one hurt

    ATHENS (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside a central bank building in Athens early on Thursday, smashing windows but causing no injuries, just hours before Greece was due to make its first foray into the international bond markets in four years....
  • BOJ unruffled by Japan's weak machinery orders, quells stimulus hopes

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy took another knock as a gauge of business investment weakened, but the Bank of Japan remained unperturbed and is expected to release optimistic inflation projections as a swing voter on its board turned more confident...
  • Deutsche Bank employee was suspended over Singapore central bank communication: source

    LONDON (Reuters) - A Deutsche Bank employee responsible for its foreign exchange business with central banks was suspended because the bank identified potentially inappropriate communication with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, a source familiar with...
  • Bank of Korea chief sends hawkish signals at policy debut

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's new central bank chief had a strong policy debut on Thursday, sending plain signals supporting the market's view of an interest rate hike coming late this year - and delivering on a promise to communicate more clearly...
  • Instant View: Bank of Korea holds rates as expected, Lee eyed

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The Bank of Korea held interest rates steady at 2.50 percent on Thursday for the 11th consecutive meeting, in line with all analysts forecasts, as new Governor Lee Ju-yeol headed his first policy committee meeting. KEY POINTS: - All 31...
  • Fed minutes indicate easy-money policy may persist

    Fed minutes indicate easy-money policy may persist
    WASHINGTON — An account of the Federal Reserve's last meeting suggests that policymakers aren't as eager to take away the punch bowl as the market thought. The minutes of the March 18-19 meeting state that Fed officials worried that their...
  • Russia's central bank right to shore up ruble short term: World Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia's central bank made the right decision to defend the ruble in the short term and prevent excessive volatility in the exchange rate when the Ukraine crisis escalated, a senior official at the World Bank said on Wednesday. The...
  • Supply, demand conditions in Brazil more balanced, Tombini says

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Supply and demand conditions in Brazil are more balanced at the moment, central bank President Alexandre Tombini said on Wednesday, adding that a recent spike in food prices is of a temporary nature. Speaking to TV Globo's program...
  • South Korea March import prices fall for nineteenth month on China slowdown

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's import prices fell for a 19th straight month in March, preliminary data from the central bank showed on Thursday, as worries over an economic slowdown in China dragged down raw material prices globally. Import prices in...
  • At least six months between end of QE and rate rise: Fed's Evans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will likely wait at least six months after ending a bond-buying program before raising interest rates, and will only act that quickly "if things really go well," a top U.S. central banker said on Wednesday....
  • Bank of Canada to keep rates steady next week; hike in third quarter 2015

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada is unlikely to raise interest rates until the third quarter of 2015, possibly later than the U.S. central bank, and will stick to a staunchly neutral stance in its policy statement next week, a Reuters poll of...