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The Yen As A Safe Haven: A Familiar But Painful Refrain For Japan

The yen has appreciated sharply due to a perceived rise in global risk at least a dozen times since the mid-1990s, a study by the International Monetary Fund in 2013 showed

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Sensex Tanks 325 Points After BoJ, Fed Policy Meets

Sustained selling was seen in bank, capital goods, teck, IT, energy, FMCG, auto, financials, power, healthcare and petroleum sectors

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Asia Stocks Down, Yen Surges After BOJ Refrains From Offering More Stimulus

The BOJ kept monetary policy steady and stuck to its optimistic view of the economy on Thursday, even as renewed yen rises and slumping stock prices threaten to derail a fragile economic recovery

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Rupee Pares Early Gains, Slips 6 Paise Vs Dollar To 67.21

The US dollar was on defensive against its major rivals in early Asian trade, while sliding to a 21-month low against the yen

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Yen Soars, Stocks Slump As BOJ Holds Policy

The BOJ decided to maintain its pledge to increase base money at an annual pace of 80 trillion yen ($732 billion) via aggressive asset purchases

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Japan Firms Could Stash Cash In Safes If Rates Go Negative

A popular series of company safes from Secom Co Ltd can be crammed with some 150 million yen to 1.6 billion yen ($1.3 million-$14 million) in Japan's biggest-denomination bills

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Sensex Posts First Weekly Gain In Four, Surges 401 Points

On a weekly basis, the Sensex recovered 435.03 points or 1.78 per cent and the NSE Nifty rose 141.10 points or 1.90 per cent to log first weekly gain this year

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BOJ Stuns Markets With Negative Interest Rate Surprise

The Japanese central bank chief said as recently as last week that the bank was not thinking of adopting a negative interest rate policy for now, telling the Japanese parliament that further easing would likely take the form of an expansion of its massive asset-buying programme

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Sensex Soars 154 Points After Bank Of Japan Negative Interest Rate Surprise

The rupee recovers 26 paise to 67.97 against the US dollar on fresh selling of the American currency by exporters

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Asia Stocks Jump, Yen Weakens As BOJ Stuns With Negative Rates

Japan's central bank said it would charge 0.1 per cent for excess reserves parked with the institution, an aggressive policy pioneered by the European Central Bank

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