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  • Charting a path to 'normalization'

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Investors shift focus this coming week from trouble spots such as Portugal's biggest listed bank to a marathon testimony by the U.S. Fed chair that could help chart a global path towards post-crisis "normalization". Concerns about...
  • As some high-risk assets take a hit, investors fear worse is to come

    (Reuters) - World financial markets became reacquainted with fear last week, and even if it was short-lived, the ructions in some riskier assets looked to some like a precursor to a much rougher ride down the road. Concerns that Portugal's largest listed...
  • Japan investors bulk up on French bonds, bet on euro zone 'Japanisation'

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese investors have been buying most of France's government debt recently in a record surge spurred by expectations that Europe faces the kind of deflation and growth that Japan suffered for decades. Since the European Central...
  • Modi's farm export curbs may ease India's June inflation

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's inflation probably eased marginally in June after the new government curbed farm exports, but a growing risk that drought will shrivel summer crops could encourage the central bank to keep interest rates on hold. Prime...
  • Fed fears risks posed by exit tools; plan almost done

    JACKSON HOLE Wyoming (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials are cautiously nearing completion of a new plan for managing interest rates, concerned that some of the new tools they are likely to rely on could pose unintended risks in a crisis. The central...
  • Credit Suisse's Verde hedge fund betting on a Brazilian rate cut

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Money managers at Credit Suisse Group AG's CSHG Verde FIC FIM, the biggest Brazilian hedge fund, are betting the nation's central bank will soon begin to cut interest rates to revive a flagging economy. Verde stands by its bet...
  • Rate liftoff still not likely until second half of 2015: Fed's Lockhart

    JACKSON Wyoming (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials on Friday said U.S. labor markets remain slack and inflation unlikely to accelerate, damping any sense that recent strong jobs and other data may prompt the central bank to raise interest rates...
  • Portugal's PM tries to soothe investors; BES says can cover any losses

    LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's government and central bank assured investors on Friday that the southern European country's financial system was sound, aiming to quell worry about the spillover effects of trouble at the Espirito Santo business empire. "It...
  • China looking into Bank of China money laundering allegations: Xinhua

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's central bank is looking into allegations by a state broadcaster that Bank of China, the country's fourth largest lender, has been laundering money offshore for clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Friday. While...
  • Mexico central bank seen holding interest rate at record low

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's central bank is seen holding interest rates steady on Friday at a record low to support a nascent recovery in Latin America's second-largest economy after a surprise rate cut last month. All 24 analysts surveyed by...
  • Japan economics minister warns of premature QE exit, sees room for more easing

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari warned that it would be premature for the Bank of Japan to consider an exit strategy from its massive stimulus program, voicing hope instead for further monetary easing if achievement of its...
  • College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia

    College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia
    Hannah Gatens loved college and makes no apologies for getting her degree in communications. She thinks her degree was worth it, even though she's a little disappointed she didn't score a full-time job right after school. The 22-year-old graduated...