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Firm US Dollar, Elevated Yields Push Gold Prices To 8-1/2-Month Low

Silver eased 1.6% to $26.06 an ounce, having earlier dipped to a near one-month low. Palladium slipped 0.2% to $2,345.67 and platinum fell 0.8% to $1,175.

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Italian Senate gives new govt of Draghi vote of confidence

Italian Senate gives new govt of Draghi vote of confidence

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Euro Zone Inflation Rebounds More Than Expected In January

Volatile energy prices rose 3.8% month-on-month in January, Eurostat estimated, but were still 4.1% lower than a year earlier, while also volatile unprocessed food prices went up 1.1% on the month and 1.9% year-on-year.

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Regulators Press Deutsche Bank CEO To Drop Investment Bank Role

Germany's biggest bank is one of the few major banks in the world to assign day-to-day oversight of investment banking to its chief executive. At most banks, other board members oversee the division.

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BOJ To Look At More Effective Ways Of Hitting Price Goal, Extends Fund Scheme

Japan's economy rebounded in July-September from its worst postwar contraction in the second quarter, though the third wave of infections is dampening prospects for a strong revival.

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Euro Jumps As ECB Goes Easy, Stocks Little Changed

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 8.16 points, or 0.03%, to 30,060.65, the S&P 500 gained 5.43 points, or 0.15%, to 3,678.25 and the Nasdaq Composite added 90.81 points, or 0.74%, to 12,429.77.

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ECB Can't Go Bankrupt Even It Suffers Losses

"As the sole issuer of euro-denominated central bank money, the Eurosystem will always be able to generate additional liquidity as needed," Lagarde said in response to a question by an Italian member of the European Parliament.

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BNP Paribas Profits Boosted By Trading Boom

Revenue at BNP Paribas' corporate and institutional bank rose by 17.4%, while fixed-income trading revenue jumped by 36% "with a good level of client activity on the rate and forex markets."

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ECB To Pave Way For More Stimulus As Recession Fears Grow

Inflation expectations, the ECB's main worry, are also declining. While the threat of deflation is not yet back on the agenda, inflation may not rise back to the ECB's target of nearly 2% for years to come.

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Testing Times: Five Questions For The ECB

Europe is in the midst of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions on movement that this has entailed; the extent of the hit to economic activity and anemic inflation are yet to be fully seen.

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Swedish Govt Promises $12 Billion To Kick-Start Economy In 2021 Budget

Sweden's economy will shrink around 4.6% this year, the minority coalition said its budget on Monday, a milder hit than many other European countries, some of which are being forced to re-impose COVID restrictions after a surge in new cases.

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Global Stocks Struggle After Tech Reboot, Euro In ECB Crosshairs

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan had snapped its longest losing streak since February with a 0.7% gain. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.9% and Chinese blue chips rose 0.8%.

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ECB To Take Aim At Strong Euro With Hints Of More Stimulus

Surveys indicate that a recent resurgence in coronavirus infections is sapping investor and consumer confidence, with many fearing fresh restrictions on ordinary life.

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Coronavirus Bringing Record 1 Trillion Dollar Of New Global Corporate Debt In 2020

Companies tapped bond markets for $384 billion between January and May, and Meyer estimates that recent weeks have set a new record for debt issuance from riskier "high yield" firms with lower credit ratings.

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Banks Borrow Record 1.31 Trillion Euros From ECB

The negative interest rate means banks that tapped the auction will earn 0.50% for one year with no strings attached and 1% if they simply refrain from shrinking their loan book.

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