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  • TOKYO, July 28- The yen gained on Thursday on speculation that the Bank of Japan won't deliver radical stimulus this week, while the dollar took a step back after the U.S. The dollar skidded 0.5 percent to 104.92 yen, while the euro was 0.3 percent lower at 116.19 yen ahead of the BOJ's two-day policy meeting that begins on Thursday. "It seems the market is preparing for...

  • *Modestly hawkish Fed statement insufficient to lift dollar. *BOJ expected to ease on Friday, though steps could disappoint. TOKYO, July 28- The dollar took a step back on Thursday after the U.S.

  • *Canadian dollar settles at C $1.3191, or 75.81 U.S. cents. The Canadian currency settled at C $1.3191 to the greenback, or 75.81 U.S. cents, just weaker than the Bank of Canada's official close of C $1.3189, or 75.82 U.S. cents on Tuesday. "It's a bit of a nod that things have improved," said Mazen Issa, senior foreign exchange strategist at TD Securities.

  • *Wall Street mixed after Fed decision. NEW YORK, July 27- The yen eased against the dollar on Wednesday after Japan unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package, while U.S. equity markets mostly declined following the Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged. The Fed's statement was broadly constructive about the economy...

  • SAO PAULO, July 27- The Brazilian real and Bovespa stock index were stable on Wednesday, after a session in which traders were attentive to a meeting of U.S. Markets were mostly untroubled by news that Japan will announce a $265 billion stimulus package next week, ramping up pressure for the central bank to announce complementary monetary easing following a...

  • The U.S. dollar gained against the euro and the yen after the Federal Reserve left the federal funds rates unchanged on Wednesday.

  • US DOLLAR RETRACES EARLIER GAINS FROM FED STATEMENT AGAINST EURO AND YEN, TRADES LITTLE CHANGED.

  • US DOLLAR GAINS AGAINST EURO AND YEN AFTER FED STATEMENT.

  • SAO PAULO, July 27- Latin American currencies weakened on Wednesday as traders adopted a cautious stance ahead of a U.S. Markets were mostly unfazed by news that Japan will announce a $265 billion stimulus package next week, ramping up pressure for the central bank to announce complementary monetary easing following a meeting later this week.

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  • LONDON, July 27- Sterling edged down against the dollar and euro on Wednesday, refusing to be lifted by second-quarter UK growth data that was stronger than had been expected, though backward-looking. Sterling hit the day's low of $1.3072 after the retail numbers, though it had recovered to trade just slightly lower on the day at $1.3122 by 1445 GMT, leaving it more...

  • US DOLLAR FALLS TO 105.60 JAPANESE YEN ON WEAK DURABLE GOODS DATA.

  • CAIRO, July 27- Egypt's largest listed bank, Commercial International Bank, became the latest lender on Wednesday to reduce the amount of foreign currency customers can spend and withdraw abroad using debit and credit cards. Last month, Egypt's central bank wrote to bank chiefs asking that they "ensure that debit cards, including pre-paid cards, issued in local...

  • LONDON, July 27- Signs of a larger than previously expected fiscal stimulus plan for Japan had the yen back on the defensive on Wednesday, as investors bet the Bank of Japan would match that with a new bout of money-printing aimed at weakening its currency. The latest volley was a report by the Wall Street Journal, again denied by the Ministry of Finance, that Japan...

  • *Europe shares rise, Deutsche Bank down on revenue fall. *Japan stimulus lifts Asia shares, drives yen lower. LONDON, July 27- Stocks rose in Europe and Asia on Wednesday while the yen sank against the dollar, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his government would present a $265 billion stimulus package to reflate the Japanese economy.

  • LONDON, July 27- Sterling slipped against the dollar and euro on Wednesday despite second-quarter UK growth data that was stronger but too backward-looking to have much impact on the currency. Helped by the biggest upturn in industrial output since 1999, Britain's economy grew by 0.6 percent, up from 0.4 percent in the first three months of 2016, during a...

  • *Japan stimulus lifts Asia shares, drives yen lower. LONDON, July 27- Stocks rose in Europe and Asia on Wednesday while the yen sank against the dollar, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his government would present a $265 billion stimulus package to reflate the Japanese economy. Germany's DAX index rose 0.8 percent and has recouped all losses incurred since...

  • LONDON, July 27- Reports of a larger than previously expected fiscal stimulus plan for Japan had the yen back on the defensive on Wednesday, as investors bet the Bank of Japan would match that with a new bout of money-printing aimed at weakening its currency. The latest volley in that debate was a report by the Wall Street Journal, again denied by the Ministry of...

  • The GDP data due at 0830 GMT is forecast to show 2 percent year-on-year growth, but it will only incorporate one week of the period after Britain's vote to leave the EU. "They do give us an idea of how the economy was set up going into the referendum so they're not completely insignificant," said RBC Capital Markets currency strategist Adam Cole.

  • *Japan stimulus package to be over Y28 trln- PM Abe quoted. *Dollar/yen in choppy trade on Japan- related headlines. The yen fell after Japan's Fuji TV said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was planning to announce a stimulus package with a headline figure of around 27 trillion yen.