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Japan intervenes to stop yen slide, after BOJ holds rates super low

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

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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.comRegisterDollar index at two-decade highEuro slides back toward two-decade lowsPutin announces partial troop mobilization for UkraineMarkets gauging Fed hawkishness in Powell briefingLONDON/NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The dollar surged to a new two-decade high on Wednesday just ahead of another expected aggressive Federal Reserve interest rate hike, …

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Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a $20 billion Shanghai splurge

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency networks Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and Ripple plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 20 (Reuters) – The Merge came, saw and conquered. Not that you’d guess from crypto prices.The Ethereum blockchain’s mega-upgrade finally went live on Sept. 15, …

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Stocks tense, dollar bullish for central bank binge

Passersby wearing protective face masks walk past a stock quotation board in Tokyo, Japan February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Issei KatoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterhttps://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4S&P 500 futures slip, Nikkei futures downFed leads pack of central bank meetingsMarket leaning toward 75 bp from Fed, PBOC easesDollar firm near multi-year highsSYDNEY, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Shares …

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European stocks extend losses as slowdown warnings weigh

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterLONDON, 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 U.S. rate hike while warnings from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund fanned fears of a slowdown.The World Bank’s …

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Asian shares extend global rout, yen perks up on intervention hints

An electronic stock quotation board is displayed inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei KatoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterhttps://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4Nikkei tumbles 2.3%, S&P 500 futures stabiliseDollar falls 0.6% on yen on news of rate check from BoJ2-yr U.S. yields scale new 15-yr high of 3.8040%U.S. yield curve remains deeply …

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Cryptoverse: Ether snaps at bitcoin’s heels in race for crypto crown

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency Bitcoin and the Ethereum network, with its native token ether, plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 13 (Reuters) – For years, ether could barely dream of challenging its big brother bitcoin. Now, its ambitions may be becoming more …

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European shares, euro jump on Ukrainian advances in northeast

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterLONDON, 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, Moscow abandoned its …

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Explainer: Understanding Ethereum’s major ‘Merge’ upgrade

A representations of cryptocurrency Ethereum is seen in front of a stock graph and U.S. dollar in this illustration taken, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 9 (Reuters) – Ethereum, the blockchain that underpins the world’s second-largest crypto token ether, will soon undergo a major software upgrade that …

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