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LONDON, Jan 22- Gold could see record average highs this year and next, but its 12- year long bull run may be reaching a plateau as gains get smaller on expectations for monetary policy to stabilise in the United States and other key economies.
LONDON, Jan 22- Gold could see record average highs this year and next, but its 12- year long bull run may be reaching a plateau as gains get smaller on expectations for monetary policy to stabilise in the United States and other key economies, a Reuters poll showed.
*Schroders says employee acted alone, no impact on clients, results. LONDON, Jan 22- British police have arrested a trader at asset manager Schroders and four other men and women in the latest swoop on suspected insider dealing as part of a regulatory crackdown on market abuse.
PARIS, Jan 22- In theory, a new ownership structure means European planemaker EADS is no longer controlled by Paris and Berlin, free to pick the very best person in the world for the vacant job of board chairman.
LONDON, Jan 22- Gold prices steadied below $1,690 an ounce on Tuesday as the euro surrendered gains against the dollar and European stocks languished, with buyers frustrated by the metal's inability to break through resistance at $1,695 an ounce.
LONDON, Jan 22-- Copper rose to its highest level in more than a week on Tuesday, following other commodities and equities markets higher after Japan's central bank promised unlimited asset buying to boost economic growth.
*Demand steady for 100 yen/ dollar option strikes. "The policy change that is taking place in Japan is very significant and will lead to sustained yen weakness," said Ian Stannard, FX strategist at Morgan Stanley.
LONDON/ ZURICH Jan 22- Private investors are set to pour more money into emerging market countries this year as their economies grow strongly and interest rates in developed markets remain low, a global banking group said on Tuesday.
*Sugar market looks to Brazil's 2013/ 14 crop. *Asia's Q4 cocoa grind rose 2.8 pct. Raw sugar futures edged lower, with March down 0.03 cent or 0.2 percent at 18.34 cents per lb at 1238 GMT, after touching 18.25 cents earlier in the session, the lowest level for the front month since August 2010.
BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, Jan 22- German utility RWE said Urenco was no longer key to its business, a day after Britain announced it may sell its stake in the world's second-biggest nuclear fuel producer. On Monday, the Dutch government said RWE and German peer E.ON- which jointly own a third of Urenco- were in talks to sell that stake.
*Investors bet that FTSE 100, DAX, CAC will fall- IG data. Shares in France Telecom, Vivendi and Bouygues shed between 2.5 percent and 3.7 percent in brisk volume after the head of Vivendi's SFR mobile operator said it was slashing prices by as much as 25 percent.
LONDON, Jan 22- The yen rose on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan said its open-ended commitment to buy assets would kick in only next year, disappointing those who expected more aggressive monetary easing. But the biggest mover was the yen, with the Bank of Japan once again falling short of expectations.
London-listed coal miner Bumi said an independent probe had not been able to prove misuse of funds at its Indonesian units, as documentary evidence had been obtained illegally and key witnesses had refused to cooperate.
*Dryness in Argentina, south Brazil may hurt soy crop. LONDON, Jan 22- Chicago wheat climbed to a one-month high on Tuesday while soybeans and corn also advanced with prices supported by a worsening drought across the U.S. grain belt and dryness in parts of Argentina and Brazil. "The wet bias that existed in Argentina earlier in the season has now shifted to dry bias.
*Schroders says not subject to any investigation. *No impact on clients, results- Schroders. LONDON, Jan 22- British police and regulators have arrested a London trader at asset manager Schroders along with another man and three women in its latest investigation into insider dealing, as part of a crackdown on market abuse.
LONDON, Jan 22- Private investors are set to pour more money into emerging market countries this year as their economies grow strongly and interest rates in developed markets remain low, a global banking group said on Tuesday.
*FX quant funds expect better year after tough 2012. *Strategists say investors will focus more on fundamentals. LONDON, Jan 22- Computer-driven funds are seizing on signals suggesting the herd-like "risk-on/risk-off" investment behaviour that has dominated currency trading since 2010 is fading.
LONDON, Jan 22- Oil rose above $112 a barrel on Tuesday, after Japan pledged to pump more money into its economy, adding to positive growth signals from the U.S. and China, the world's top oil consumers. China is on track to recover from its longest growth slowdown since the global financial crisis, while data from the United States has improved.
LONDON, Jan 22- Gold prices rose above $1,690 an ounce on Tuesday as better-than-expected German economic data lifted the euro versus the dollar, but gains were capped by strong chart resistance and losses in European stocks.
LONDON, Jan 22- British police and regulators have arrested two men and three women and searched four UK properties in an investigation into insider dealing, as watchdogs attempt to crack down on market abuse.