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Sterling crumbles to record low, dollar soars on UK fiscal angst

Woman holds British pound banknotes in this illustration taken May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Sterling tumbled to a record trough on Monday as traders scampered for the exits on speculation the new government’s economic plan will stretch Britain’s finances to the …

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Japan intervenes in FX market to stem yen falls after BOJ keeps super-low rates

BOJ keeps ultra-low rates, dovish policy guidance Japan’s FX diplomat said took ‘decisive’ action Confirmation of intervention sends dollar sliding over 2% Analysts doubt whether Tokyo can keep propping up yen Bank of Canada says did not help BOJ TOKYO, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Japan intervened in the foreign exchange market on Thursday to buy …

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EXCLUSIVE Qatar planning for World Cup fans to avoid prosecution for minor offences – Sources

Soccer Football – FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Stadium Preview – Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar – September 1, 2022 General view inside the stadium ahead of the World Cup REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Qatar tries to balance religious tradition, World Cup fervor Embassies have warned …

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Dollar soars to two-decade high as Putin shakes FX market ahead of Fed

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Dollar index at two-decade high Euro slides back toward two-decade lows Putin announces partial troop mobilization for Ukraine Markets gauging Fed hawkishness in Powell briefing LONDON/NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The dollar surged to a new two-decade high on Wednesday just ahead of another expected …

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Stocks fall, bonds and gold gain as Russia threats add to Fed jitters

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Stocks fell, while safe havens such as government bonds and the dollar rose, as anxious investors fled risk assets after Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered a mobilization over Ukraine and accused the West of “nuclear blackmail” . European currencies …

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US Treasury official criticizes China’s ‘unconventional’ debt practices

Chinese yuan banknotes are seen in this illustration picture taken April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the world’s largest official creditor Lack of transparency, confidentiality agreements under fire Progress urged on Common Framework debt deals for Zambia, others WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – A top …

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Europe races to prepare for energy crunch this winter

Spain may shut energy-intensive industries at peak times France prepares to send gas to Germany in October Germany to sign LNG contracts in UAE Berlin still working on Uniper bailout BERLIN/LISBON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Germany was pressing on Monday to secure liquefied natural gas contracts with Gulf producers and other European states outlined measures …

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