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Yen weakens after report shows Japan’s manufacturers more pessimistic

The Japanese yen extended losses against the dollar and euro on Friday following disappoint economic data. A business sentiment survey of around 1,200 large manufacturers in Japan asked respondents to rate the relative level of general business conditions. The headline index declined more-than-expected to -12 in the current quarter from -3 previously. The outcome was worse than forecasted - 10...

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December 14, 2012 @ 9:24 am

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Yen weakens after report shows Japan’s manufacturers more pessimistic

The Japanese yen extended losses against the dollar and euro on Friday following disappoint economic data. A business sentiment survey of around 1,200 large manufacturers in Japan asked respondents to rate the relative level of general business conditions. The headline index declined more-than-expected to -12 in the current quarter from -3 previously. The outcome was worse than forecasted -...

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December 14, 2012 @ 9:24 am

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Bank of Japan holds off from monetary easing

The Bank of Japan held its monthly policy meeting over Monday and Tuesday, announcing early today that it refrained from further policy easing. The central bank decided to take a pause after loosening policy in September and October. The key interest rate was left steady between zero and 0.1 percent and also the asset purchasing program was left unchanged at 66 trillion yen. Meanwhile the...

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November 20, 2012 @ 11:35 am

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Bank of Japan holds off from monetary easing

The Bank of Japan held its monthly policy meeting over Monday and Tuesday, announcing early today that it refrained from further policy easing. The central bank decided to take a pause after loosening policy in September and October. The key interest rate was left steady between zero and 0.1 percent and also the asset purchasing program was left unchanged at 66 trillion yen. Meanwhile the...

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November 20, 2012 @ 11:35 am

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