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Asia shares rise on brightening U.S. prospects, BOJ awaited

Posted on the October 31st, 2014 under Business News by

A pedestrian uses his mobile phone as he walks past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares ticked higher on Friday as investors cheered upbeat U.S. growth data, while the dollar held near four-week highs against the yen as markets awaited the outcome of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy meeting. The BOJ is widely expected to maintain its massive asset buying program and its upbeat forecast that inflation will hit its 2 percent target next year, suggesting no further stimulus is on the horizon. The policy decision is expected around 0230-0330 GMT. …



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Asia shares edge up on brightening U.S. prospects, BOJ awaited

Posted on the October 31st, 2014 under Business News by

A pedestrian uses his mobile phone as he walks past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares ticked higher on Friday on Wall Street's cheer after upbeat U.S. growth data, while the dollar traded around four-week highs against the yen as investors awaited the outcome of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy meeting. The BOJ is widely expected to maintain its massive asset buying program and its upbeat forecast that inflation will hit its 2 percent target next year, suggesting no further stimulus is on the horizon. The policy decision is expected around 0230-0330 GMT (9.30-10.30 p.m. ET). …



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Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal

Posted on the October 30th, 2014 under Business News by

Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.
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Ebola Researchers Banned From Medical Meeting In New Orleans

Posted on the October 30th, 2014 under Business News by

One of the top scientific conferences on tropical diseases will take place without the people who have the most recent and direct experience with Ebola in West Africa.

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Royal Mint bid to woo gold investors

Posted on the October 30th, 2014 under Business News by

The Royal Mint announces the sale of a series of new, smaller, gold coins in a bid to encourage more people to invest in bullion.
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Housing market ‘losing momentum’

Posted on the October 30th, 2014 under Business News by

The UK housing market is showing signs of slowing down, the Nationwide says, with the annual rate of price growth slowing to 9% in October.
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Trade, defense spending buoy U.S. third-quarter growth

Posted on the October 30th, 2014 under Business News by

Thanksgiving Day holiday shopper carries a discounted television to the checkout at the Target retail store in ChicagoBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, but other details of Thursday's report hinted at some loss of momentum in activity. Gross domestic product grew at a 3.5 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department said on Thursday, beating economists' expectations for a 3.0 percent pace. While the pace of growth in business investment, housing and consumer spending slowed from the second quarter, all those categories contributed to growth. …



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