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  • SNB to keep 1.20 franc cap for at least six months: Reuters poll

    ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss National Bank will keep the 1.20 cap on the franc for at least six months, intervening in foreign exchange markets again or even effectively charging for franc deposits if needed, a Reuters poll found on Tuesday. An...
  • BOJ's Kuroda says stable yen key for Japan businesses

    OSAKA Japan (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said stable yen moves are crucial for the country's business sector, nodding to complaints from some companies that rising import costs from sharp yen declines were starting to hurt their...
  • Weak gasoline, food prices dampen U.S. producer inflation

    Weak gasoline, food prices dampen U.S. producer inflation
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices were flat in August, pointing to muted inflation pressures that should allow the Federal Reserve to bide its time as it considers when to raise interest rates. The Labor Department said on Tuesday falling...
  • ECB's predicament leaves peers mute on currency depreciation

    FRANKFURT/TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attempts by the European Central Bank to weaken the euro have the potential to spark a currency war but policymakers across the world are keeping silent, knowing the ECB has scant alternatives to keep its economy...
  • OECD slashes growth forecasts, urges aggressive ECB action

    OECD slashes growth forecasts, urges aggressive ECB action
    PARIS (Reuters) - The OECD slashed its growth forecasts for major developed economies on Monday, urging much more aggressive ECB stimulus to ward off the risk of deflation in a subdued euro zone. The call adds to growing pressure on the euro zone, and...
  • India's WPI inflation eases in August to lowest in nearly five years

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's wholesale price inflation eased to its lowest level in nearly five years in August, but the central bank is likely to keep interest rates on hold later this month to prevent a revival in price pressures once the economy gains...
  • No significant risk of deflation spiral in euro zone: ECB's Weidmann

    MILAN (Reuters) - The European Central Bank sees no significant risks of a deflation spiral in the euro zone, the bank's Governing Council member Jens Weidmann said on Saturday, adding the bloc's growth would stay subdued into the next year. "European...
  • Cheap energy pulls down euro zone producer prices drop in July

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A drop in the highly volatile energy prices depressed euro zone producer prices in July as expected, underlining disinflationary pressures in the single currency area ahead of the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting on...
  • Russian Central Bank leaves rates on hold as economic growth ebbs

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian central bank left its key interest rate on hold at a regular meeting on Friday, arguing that inflation is still on track to hit its medium-term target even though it is set to remain above 7 percent this year. The...
  • Indian industry data to signal stuttering economic revival

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's industrial output growth likely slowed for a second straight month in July, while inflation probably remained high, with Asia's third-largest economy struggling to make a sustained recovery from its longest stretch of sub-par...
  • Japan's 'Abenomics' feared in trouble as challenges build

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan for Japan's economy to generate self-sustained growth on the back of his three policy "arrows" of massive monetary easing, spending and reform appears to be faltering - but no magic solution is in sight....