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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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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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European stocks extend losses as slowdown warnings weigh

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – European stocks dipped on Friday and Europe’s benchmark German 10-year bond yield hit its highest since mid-June as investors braced for a US rate hike while warnings from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund fanned fears of a slowdown. …

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European shares, euro jump on Ukrainian advances in northeast

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – European shares jumped on Monday after Ukrainian forces made a rapid advance in Kharkiv province in Russia’s worst setback since its Kyiv push was abandoned in March, while the euro extended on last week’s European Central Bank inspired gains. On Saturday, …

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Howden offers first insurance against fraud in voluntary carbon markets

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Insurance covers third-party fraud, negligence Move aims to help derisk deals for corporate buyers Cover given to Respira for portfolio of projects LONDON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Broker Howden Group said it has helped create the world’s first insurance against fraud and negligence in voluntary carbon-market …

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Euro, stocks and pound fight back after latest energy shock

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register European stocks inch higher as gas prices retreat after spike Yen hits fresh 24-year low, euro, pound claw higher Bond markets expect super-sized 75 bps from ECB on Thursday Oil sags after modest OPEC supply cut LONDON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – European stock markets, the euro …

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Sweden, Finland step in to avert Lehman-like situation for power companies

Swedish Finance Minister Mikael Damberg attends a press conference to propose relief for households affected by high electricity prices, in Rosenbad, Stockholm, Sweden January 12, 2022. Johan Jeppsson/TT News Agency/via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sweden, Finland offer $33 bln in credit guarantees Soaring power prices led to spike …

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