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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Moody's Investors Service on Friday lowered Russia's sovereign rating by one notch to Baa2 and maintained a negative outlook...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 17 October 2014, 23:54
BoE's Haldane says gloomier about economy than 3 months ago * Haldane says markets see risk of long-term stagnation * No guarantee wages and productivity will recover soon * Sterling falls against dollar on remarks (Adds market reaction, detail from speech) By David Milliken LONDON, Oct 17 (Reute...
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Francesco Sgarbossa, 17 October 2014, 14:21
MOSCOW--The Bank of Russia sold as much as $12.95 billion in the first half of October to support the ruble as the falling oil prices battered the sanctions-hit Russian economy, the central bank's data showed Friday. The central bank said it pushed the ruble's trading band 30 kopecks higher to 37...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 17 October 2014, 09:51
The European Union's struggle to avoid a period of falling consumer prices suffered a setback in September, as the annual rate of inflation across the bloc's 28 members fell to its lowest level in five years...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 16 October 2014, 11:46
MOSCOW--The Bank of Russia continued adjusting the ruble trading band, letting the ruble weaken gradually to new all-time lows, the bank's data showed Thursday. The central bank said it pushed the ruble's trading band 25 kopecks higher to 36.95-45.95 rubles per euro-dollar basket on Wednesday...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 16 October 2014, 10:01
France’s financial markets regulator AMF earlier today published a detailed report on the results of trading of French individual investors in the Forex and CFD markets, with the data showing that cumulative losses for a period of five years exceed EUR 161 million...
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Osiris, 15 October 2014, 10:38
2014-10-14 00:30 GMT (or 02:30 MQ MT5 time) | [AUD - NAB Business Confidence] past data is 7 forecast data is n/a actual data is 5 according to the latest press release if actual > forecast (or actual data) = good for currency (for EUR in our case...
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Sergey Golubev, 14 October 2014, 06:11
Finland's prime minister suggested on Monday that Apple could be to blame for the demise of its two biggest industries, which in turn led to an economic downturn and a ratings downgrade for the Nordic country...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 13 October 2014, 17:10
The dollar declined for the first time in three days after Federal Reserve officials said a worldwide economic slowdown may delay interest-rate increases, damping demand for the U.S. currency. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index has lost 1.4 percent since reaching the highest since June 2010 on Oct...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 13 October 2014, 16:49
India's consumer price inflation eased more-than-expected in September as the pace of increase in food prices slowed sharply, preliminary data from the Central Statistics Office showed Monday. The consumer price index rose 6.46 percent year-on-year after a 7...
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Sergey Golubev, 13 October 2014, 16:46 #CPI
Russia's central bank spent around $6 billion in the past ten days to defend the country's currency ruble, the Central Bank of Russia Governor Elvira Nabiullina said Monday...
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Sergey Golubev, 13 October 2014, 16:42
Sounding a more dovish note on monetary policy than he has in recent months, the governor of the Bank of England said in a rare interview with CNBC on Saturday that global weakness, lower inflation and troubles in European economies would influence policy at the bank's meeting next month...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 13 October 2014, 12:10
By: Mike Paterson The Telegraph reports that a financial crash to rival the one caused by Lehman Brothers' collapse will be played out next week, in a “war game” designed to help end the “too big to fail” problem...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 12 October 2014, 16:58
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)—A stronger U.S. dollar is an obstacle to the Federal Reserve’s ability to meet its inflation mandate and will impede growth, Charles Evans, the president of the Chicago Fed, said on Saturday...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 12 October 2014, 16:00
The Bank of Japan won’t reach its 2 percent inflation target next year and needs to manage expectations, according to the International Monetary Fund. “The BOJ hasn’t lowered the flag on that yet,” Naoyuki Shinohara, a deputy managing director at the IMF, said in an interview in Washington...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 10 October 2014, 09:08
Mario Draghi’s policy tools are being blunted in Berlin. The European Central Bank president has stopped short of large-scale sovereign-bond purchases as efforts to mollify Germany’s political elite do little to silence criticism of his ever-more expansionary measures...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 9 October 2014, 12:35
FRANKFURT--German exports in August suffered their biggest monthly fall since January 2009, adding to a recent spate of dismal economic indicators from Europe's largest economy, data from the country's Federal Statistics Office showed Thursday. Exports plunged by 5...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 9 October 2014, 09:20
There are many ways to measure the deepening financial crisis spreading across Russia. The ruble is sinking more than any other currency in the world, foreign reserves have plunged to a four-year low and the economy is teetering toward recession. Galina Mityaeva measures it in centimeters...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 8 October 2014, 16:26
PARIS--The French economy returned to only slight growth in the third quarter of this year and business sentiment remains weak, a survey by the Bank of France indicated Wednesday. The monthly survey by the central bank forecasts that the eurozone's second largest economy expanded 0...
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Ronnie Mansolillo, 8 October 2014, 09:26
On Wednesday, both the Japanese yen and the Australian dollar declined in Asia with China markets back to action after a week-long holiday...
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News, 8 October 2014, 07:44 #usd/jpy