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*Euro shows resilience even as Ukraine tensions continue. TOKYO, March 11- The yen remained trapped in narrow ranges in Asian trade on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan stood pat and gave no indication that further easing steps were in the cards yet.
TOKYO, March 11- Japanese government bonds were little changed on Tuesday, drawing little impetus from the Bank of Japan which left monetary policy unchanged as widely expected. The benchmark 10- year cash yield inched up 0.5 basis point to 0.625 percent, with a rise in Tokyo's Nikkei stock average mildly capping the bond market.
Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC, discusses the latest news on Toyota's plans to hike wages for the first time in nearly 6 years.
Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor, Political Science at Purdue University, discusses the polarized views present in Japan over the government's plans to restart the country's nuclear power plants.
LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and Executive Director for Markets Paul Fisher will speak on the Inflation Report at Treasury Select Committee- 0930 GMT. Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Mark Mazur will deliver remarks at the 2014 National Congress of American Indians Executive Council Winter Session.
The Bank of Japan concludes a two-day policy meeting later on Tuesday and no action is expected, says John Doyle, Director of Markets at Tempus. He expects the central bank to ramp up monetary stimulus in June.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services discusses why the U.S. stock market was under pressure Monday.
Naoko Okumoto, a VP at Yahoo in charge of monitoring its key Yahoo Japan business, is leaving the company, according to multiple sources.
*Copper and oil hit by China, U.S. jobs data knocks gold. LONDON, March 10- World stocks edged off a six-year peak and commodities from copper to crude oil tumbled on Monday as surprisingly weak Chinese trade data rattled investors already on edge over the crisis in Ukraine.
*Copper, oil hit by China, stronger US jobs knocks gold. LONDON, March 10- World stocks paused near a six-year peak and commodities from copper to crude tumbled on Monday as surprisingly weak Chinese trade data rattled investors already on edge over the crisis in Ukraine.
Johan Jooste, head of the London investment office at Julius Baer, and Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities Management, discuss the strength of the Japanese economic recovery.
Financial spreadbetters predicted Britain's FTSE 100 would open as much as 0.06 percent higher, Germany's DAX up 0.13 percent and France's CAC 40 add as much as 0.18 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 1.4 percent, and Tokyo's Nikkei stock average shed 1.0 percent, retreating from Friday's six-week high.
Michael Yoshikami, founder and CEO of Destination Wealth Management, says Abenomics is Japan's "only hope" to pull the economy out of its "deflationary slide".
Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses Japan's fourth-quarter economic growth data for 2013, which saw a disappointing on-year growth of 0.7 percent.
TOKYO, March 10- Japan's economic recovery suffered a blow at the end of last year and the current account deficit ballooned to a record in January, raising fears of a stumble in the world's third-largest economy as activity wilts ahead of a sales tax increase in April.
*China data trumps impact of U.S. jobs data-strategist. *Aussie under pressure after China data, particularly against yen. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, March 10- The yen gained on Monday as weak China data fuelled worries about an economic slowdown, while downbeat Japanese figures underscored the drawbacks of a weaker currency.
Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO of Jevons Global, explains his pessimistic view on Abenomics.
Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research, Reorient Financial Markets, analyzes Japan's disappointing fourth-quarter economic growth data for 2013.
*Lack of Japan structural reforms frustrates investors. TOKYO, March 10- Japanese shares slipped from a five-week high on Monday morning as disappointing Chinese trade data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine prompted investors to lock in recent gains.
Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC, discusses Japan's below-view fourth-quarter economic growth data and record current account deficit for January.