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  • Pound sags after less hawkish BOE, G3 currencies adrift

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The British pound nursed losses on Wednesday after comments from the Bank of England governor cooled expectations for an interest rate hike this year, while its G3 counterparts drifted in well-worn ranges. Surprisingly less hawkish...
  • Cyprus central bank sees shallower 2014 recession than forecast

    NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus's economy could contract less this year than the 4.2 percent expected by the euro zone country's bailout lenders, its central bank governor said on Wednesday. The European Union and International Monetary Fund, which will...
  • EU eyes simpler fiscal rules as pressure grows to boost economy

    By Ingrid Melander and Martin Santa LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union will review its fiscal rules at the end of this year to see if they can be made simpler and more efficiently used to encourage growth and jobs after years of budget...
  • Funds focused on international equities nab $3.7 billion in latest week: ICI

    By Sam Forgione NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in the week ended June 11 poured a net $3.7 billion in new cash into funds that mainly invest in international stocks, marking their biggest inflows since mid-January, data from the Investment Company...
  • IMF urges ECB to take further steps to fight deflation risk: source

    (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund will urge the European Central Bank to increase efforts to ward off the risk of deflation with steps including programs to purchase government bonds, according to a person who has seen the recommendation. The...
  • New ECB long-term loans not likely to revive euro zone lending

    By Rahul Karunakar BANGALORE (Reuters) - The European Central Bank's latest offers for long-term cash won't revive lending in the region despite expectations for strong demand, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday. ECB President Mario Draghi announced...
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  • Words cannot rid securitized debt of 'bad boy' image in Europe

    By Anil Mayre and Anna Brunetti BARCELONA Spain (Reuters/IFR) - Six years after mind-blowingly complex securitized debt brought the global financial system to its knees, the bankers behind the market are wary of official efforts to rehabilitate it in...
  • Banks to return 3.7 billion euros in crisis loans to ECB next week

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Banks will return 3.712 billion euros ($5.05 billion) in long-term crisis loans to the European Central Bank next week, ECB data showed, after the ECB started to charge banks for holding their excess cash overnight and promised...
  • UK markets scramble to price in 2014 rate rise after Carney warning

    By Anirban Nag and Tricia Wright LONDON (Reuters) - Investors braced on Friday for a UK interest rate hike later this year, pushing sterling to five-year highs and hurting property stocks, after the head of the Bank of England said rates may rise...
  • Carney signals earlier British rate rise, sterling soars

    By David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) - Britain could become the first major economy to tighten monetary policy since the 2008 financial crisis, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has signalled, sending sterling shooting towards a five-year high against...