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NZD/USD Bearish Outlook Susceptible to End of RBNZ Easing Cycle

NZD/USD Bearish Outlook Susceptible to End of RBNZ Easing Cycle

Despite bets for a rate-cut, the policy statement may boost the appeal of the New Zealand dollar should the RBNZ show a greater willingness to conclude its easing cycle. DailyFX – Forex Market News

December 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
China inflation muted, fuels calls for more easing

China inflation muted, fuels calls for more easing

China's inflation was more muted than expected in April and producer prices fell, adding to concerns about growing deflationary pressures. Asia Top News and Analysis

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Fitch: China’s 100bp RRR Cut Marks a Step-Up In Monetary Easing

Fitch: China’s 100bp RRR Cut Marks a Step-Up In Monetary Easing

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, April 21 (Fitch) The People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) 100bp cut to the reserve requirement ratio (RRR), effective on 20… Reuters: Bonds News

April 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
-China stocks up as fresh c.bank policy easing helps ease crackdown fears

-China stocks up as fresh c.bank policy easing helps ease crackdown fears

(Repeats to Hong Kong stock report code) * Mainland stock indexes edge up, HK down * Benchmark money rates, IRS decline * Yuan softens despite stronger midpoint By Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI, April 20 (Reuters) – China stocks rose on Monday after the central bank cut banks’ reserve requirements to combat slowing economic growth, helping to […]

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Weak demand weighs on China factory, services firms in March, more easing seen

Weak demand weighs on China factory, services firms in March, more easing seen

Surveys of China's manufacturing and services sectors showed persistent weakness in the world's second-biggest economy in March, adding to bets that Beijing will have to roll out more policy support to avert a sharper slowdown. The official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, edged up to 50.1 in […]

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Japan sees no need for 2% inflation or more easing

Japan sees no need for 2% inflation or more easing

Japan Inc sees no need for an aggressive pursuit of a 2 percent inflation goal or additional monetary easing, a Reuters poll showed. Asia Top News and Analysis

February 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
European easing sends gold soaring

European easing sends gold soaring

Fears over a deflationary trend in the Eurozone have increased the demand for safe-haven assets, including gold and silver. Commodities News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

February 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
European ETFs Offer Muted Reaction To ECB Quantitative Easing

European ETFs Offer Muted Reaction To ECB Quantitative Easing

The announcement Thursday  by the European Central Bank that it would fight deflation with a U.S.-style quantitative easing program was met with a lukewarm response throughout the international marketplace. … ETFs News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

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Asian shares buoyed by ECB easing hopes, BOJ hold lifts yen

Asian shares buoyed by ECB easing hopes, BOJ hold lifts yen

Asian shares hit a six-week high and the euro stayed under pressure on Wednesday as investors counted on the European Central Bank to unveil a stimulus drive, while the yen jumped after the Bank of Japan left policy unchanged. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1.3 percent, with shares in India and […]

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Russia’s Lavrov says easing of east Ukraine tensions ‘long way off’

Russia’s Lavrov says easing of east Ukraine tensions ‘long way off’

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said an easing of tensions in eastern Ukraine was still a long way off, despite an announcement by Kiev that it had suspended combat operations against pro-Russian rebels. Lavrov said negotiations meant to accompany the unilateral truce, dubbed the “Day of Silence” in Ukraine, would take place […]

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