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LONDON - Stocks, the euro, oil and gold all steadied on Tuesday as traders kept a wary eye on Ukraine and Russia and on the pace of growth in China.
TOKYO - The Bank of Japan maintained its massive monetary stimulus on Tuesday on the view that growth in the economy and consumer prices remains on track, but downgraded its assessment of exports in a warning about external demand.
LONDON - The yen edged up on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan stood pat on monetary policy and its chief, Haruhiko Kuroda, said there was no need to adjust monetary policy for now.
BANGALORE - The European Central Bank will not stop sterilizing bond purchases it made at the height of the euro zone's debt crisis, a majority of euro money market traders polled by Reuters said.
LONDON - Shove over, emerging markets - high-yield debt has taken your place.
OSLO - Norwegian Air was expected to have four Boeing 787 Dreamliners delivered this spring but delivery may now be delayed for a few weeks after Boeing reported finding some wing cracks, daily newspaper Aftenposten said on Monday.
TOKYO, Dec 19 - Japan's Nikkei share average is set to test eight-month highs above 10,000 on Wednesday as investor appetite is boosted by signs of progress in the U.S. fiscal talks and expectations of aggressive monetary easing under the new Japanese government. Market players said the Nikkei was likely to trade between 9,950 to 10,100 on Wednesday, after Nikkei futures in Chicago closed at 10,030, up 90 points from the close in Osaka of 9,940. If the Nikkei tops the 10,000
HONG KONG, March 11 - Hong Kong shares lingered at a one-month low on Tuesday, in spite of Chinese snack maker Want Want jumping 4.6 percent after posting at midday full-year 2013 net profit that was broadly in line with expectations.
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- Gold: PRECIOUS-Gold firm on fund inflows; China, Ukraine worries support
- Oil Report: CORRECTED-Yanukovich says Crimea breaking from Ukraine, blames his foes
- US Dollar Report: FOREX-Yen firms as Bank of Japan leaves policy stance unchanged
- British Pound Report: Sterling falls versus euro after bloc's inflation surprise