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  • Yen US Dollar

    The Bank of Japan is likely to cut rates by 20 basis points and expand its quantitative and qualitative easing program, says ABN Amro Bank's Roy Teo.

  • BOJ Action

    JPMorgan AM's Tai Hui says the BOJ needs more creative policies to meet inflation targets although "helicopter money" might not be the right solution.

  • Japan Trade Data

    Weaker domestic consumption contributed to Japan's better-than-expected trade surplus, Westpac Bank's Global Head of Market Strategy, Robert Rennie says.

  • *Pound wobbly after weak U.K. business activity readings. TOKYO, July 25- The dollar was buoyant against the euro and yen early on Monday as a prevailing risk-on mood continued to support the U.S. currency and assets. The euro was down 0.1 percent at $1.0969 after slipping to a one-month low of $1.0955 on Friday in the wake of shootings that took place on Friday in...

  • Fed BOJ

    Westpac Bank Global Head of FX Strategy Robert Rennie says strong economic data and limited Brexit impact have pushed the dollar higher.

  • LONDON, July 22- Expectations of a renewed divergence between Japanese and U.S. monetary policy weighed on the yen on Friday as markets mulled the first major business sentiment surveys on the health of the European economy since last month's Brexit vote. In early trade in London, the yen was down 0.3 percent on the day, having recovered from six-week lows after...

  • TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, July 22- Asian stocks dipped on Friday after weak corporate results halted Wall Street's record run overnight, while the yen held to large gains made after the Bank of Japan governor downplayed the need for "helicopter money" stimulus. European markets are also likely to open lower, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain's...

  • Japan has other fiscal stimulus in the works: Economist

    Bob Baur, chief global economist at Principal Global Investors, discusses whether or not Japan's central bank will resort to helicopter money.

  • TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, July 22- Asian stocks dipped on Friday after weak corporate results halted Wall Street's record run overnight, while the yen held to large gains made after the Bank of Japan governor downplayed the need for "helicopter money" stimulus. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.4 percent. China's CSI 300 index and the...

  • TOKYO, July 22- The yen hovered above six-week lows in early Asian trade on Friday after comments from Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda dented speculation Japan may be preparing a radical "helicopter money" economic stimulus. With Prime Minister Shinzo Abe crafting a massive spending package worth about $190 billion to bolster the economy, some...

  • *Weak results from Intel and transport companies weigh on Wall St. TOKYO, July 22- Asian stocks dipped early on Friday after weak corporate results halted Wall Street's record run overnight, while the yen held to large gains made after the Bank of Japan's governor downplayed the need for "helicopter money" monetary policies. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific...

  • TOKYO, July 22- Nearly four in 10 Japanese manufacturers say they may cut their annual earnings targets in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the European Union, fretting about the impact of a surge in the safe-haven yen, a Reuters poll showed. Almost all firms flagging possible downward revisions said they expected any cuts to be small rather than large,...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- Stock prices around the world fell on Thursday on disappointing earnings, while the yen jumped after Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda said he saw no need to use "helicopter money" to boost the world's No. 3 economy. Treasuries and other low-risk government debt, whose yields had risen from record lows linked to Britain's stunning vote to leave...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- The dollar slipped from a six-week high against the yen on Thursday after Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda said the bank saw no need to stimulate the economy with "helicopter money." The BBC later said its interview with Kuroda had been conducted in mid-June, helping cool the yen's gains. The dollar had touched a six-week high above 107 yen before...

  • LONDON, July 21- The yen rebounded from six-week lows against the dollar on Thursday, after Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda said the bank saw no need to stimulate the economy with "helicopter money". After dipping below $1.10 on Wednesday, the euro was also steadier as the European Central Bank held off with any immediate further easing of monetary policy, as...

  • LONDON, July 21- World stocks hit near nine-month highs on Thursday as talk of another super-sized shot of stimulus from Japan helped buoy the mood ahead of the European Central Bank's first post-Brexit meeting. The yen had hit a six-week low on reports Tokyo was considering a package of at least 20 trillion yen to boost the economy. ECB policymakers meeting in...

  • *Japan preparing stimulus of at least 20 trillion yen- reports. LONDON, July 21- The dollar touched a six-week high against the yen on Thursday, bolstered by reports of a doubling of initial expectations for economic stimulus from Tokyo and bets that the Bank of Japan will ease policy next week. "The market expects something in easing from the BOJ next week, so that is...

  • TOKYO— Asian shares were higher Thursday as Japan's benchmark rose on hopes of Japanese government stimulus spending and better-than-expected earnings lifted Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.8 percent to finish at 16,810.22. That sent Japan's benchmark and the U.S. dollar higher against the yen.

  • *Japan preparing stimulus of at least 20 trillion yen- reports. SINGAPORE, July 21- The dollar climbed to a six-week high against safe-haven yen on Thursday, as news of Japan's plans for an economic stimulus package and growing expectations for the Bank of Japan to ease policy helped support risk sentiment. While the dollar may face some selling for now, it seems...

  • Currencies

    Speculation of more aggressive fiscal and monetary policy easing has weakened the yen and supported the Asian stock rally, says Commonwealth Bank's Elias Haddad.