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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Factory output rises marginally in Juneand food. Capacity utilisation was 66.29% in June, down from May's revised 67.5
Factory output rises marginally in June
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 37 minutes ago
and food. Capacity utilisation was 66.29% in June, down from May's revised 67.54%. Exports have contracted in each of the past three years. The central bank has forecast shipments will fall 2.5% this year, while it expects the economy to grow... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fed sees less risk, rules out rate riseit still plans to monitor global economic threats and financial developments to
Fed sees less risk, rules out rate rise
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 55 minutes ago
it still plans to monitor global economic threats and financial developments to ensure that they don't slow the economy. The central bank gave no hint of when it might resume the rate increases it began in December, when it raised its benchmark... Read more
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The Irish Times
Analysis: More to do at AIB but profitability is good startwith a share of 34 per cent. Legacy issues continue to dog the business. A rev
Analysis: More to do at AIB but profitability is good start
The Irish Times / Posted an hour ago
with a share of 34 per cent. Legacy issues continue to dog the business. A review of its tracker mortgage book, ordered by the Central Bank of Ireland last December, has shown that some of its 630,000 tracker customers were not placed on the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decisionabove $US1330 an ounce following the decision, reaching as high as $US1347 an o
Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decision
Canberra Times / Posted an hour ago
above $US1330 an ounce following the decision, reaching as high as $US1347 an ounce as the US dollar fell. This was despite the central bank saying near term risks to the US economy's outlook had diminished and that data had been more positive of... Read more
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The China Post
Fed's more upbeat tone suggests rate hike sometime this yearvote last month to leave the European Union -- a move that poses risks to the r
Fed's more upbeat tone suggests rate hike sometime this year
The China Post / Posted an hour ago
vote last month to leave the European Union -- a move that poses risks to the rest of Europe and to the global economy. The central bank gave no specific timetable for when it might resume the rate hikes it began in December, when it raised its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBK Hires 15 Staff to Check Rogue LendersThe Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has hired 15 new staff members in its supervisi
CBK Hires 15 Staff to Check Rogue Lenders
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has hired 15 new staff members in its supervision department in the wake of the recent collapse of three banks. However, the regulator blamed the department's tolerance of poor corporate governance for the banks'... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decisionabove $US1330 an ounce following the decision, reaching as high as $US1347 an o
Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decision
Brisbane Times / Posted an hour ago
above $US1330 an ounce following the decision, reaching as high as $US1347 an ounce as the US dollar fell. This was despite the central bank saying near term risks to the US economy's outlook had diminished and that data had been more positive of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decisionabove $US1330 an ounce following the decision, reaching as high as $US1347 an o
Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decision
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
above $US1330 an ounce following the decision, reaching as high as $US1347 an ounce as the US dollar fell. This was despite the central bank saying near term risks to the US economy's outlook had diminished and that data had been more positive of... Read more
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WA Today
Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decisionabove $US1330 an ounce following the decision, reaching as high as $US1347 an o
Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decision
WA Today / Posted an hour ago
above $US1330 an ounce following the decision, reaching as high as $US1347 an ounce as the US dollar fell. This was despite the central bank saying near term risks to the US economy's outlook had diminished and that data had been more positive of... Read more
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1h
NZCity
NZ dollar rises after US Fed announcementand the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this y
NZ dollar rises after US Fed announcement
NZCity / Posted an hour ago
and the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this year. The Fed statement kept alive bets that the central bank could raise rates as soon as September, although a Reuters survey suggests it will wait until December. Even... Read more
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The Age
Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decisionabove $US1330 an ounce following the decision, reaching as high as $US1347 an o
Gold boosts ASX after US Fed decision
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
above $US1330 an ounce following the decision, reaching as high as $US1347 an ounce as the US dollar fell. This was despite the central bank saying near term risks to the US economy's outlook had diminished and that data had been more positive of... Read more
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2h
AllAfrica.com
Ray of Hope for Wema Bankperformance from companies for the H1. Apprehension among investors in banks is
Ray of Hope for Wema Bank
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
performance from companies for the H1. Apprehension among investors in banks is very high due to the policy tightening by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) that has affected their earning capacity. Although some of them surpassed expectations in... Read more
2h
New Zealand's National Business Review
Dollar rises above US71c on lack of urgency from Fed to hiking ratesand the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this y
Dollar rises above US71c on lack of urgency from Fed to hiking rates
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 hours ago
and the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this year. The Fed statement kept alive bets that the central bank could raise rates as soon as September, although a Reuters survey suggests it will wait until December. Even... Read more
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Swissinfo
Inequality Is the Key to Making Sense of Russian Consumer Plight1.1 percent in May from the previous month, growth in retail loans has been neg
Inequality Is the Key to Making Sense of Russian Consumer Plight
Swissinfo / Posted 2 hours ago
1.1 percent in May from the previous month, growth in retail loans has been negative or near zero for a year, according to the central bank. To the extent that the wealthiest do spend, they are a boon to companies like Apple Inc., which said on... Read more
3h
The Irish Times
Trading Messi-style lending for Carvalholosses from its non-core activities. The more worrying impact is the spillover
Trading Messi-style lending for Carvalho
The Irish Times / Posted 3 hours ago
losses from its non-core activities. The more worrying impact is the spillover effect for the Irish economy, with the Central Bank yesterday revising down its GDP forecasts both for this year and for 2017. Masding will be hoping that the... Read more
3h
Market Watch
Dollar pulls back vs. yen as investors await BOJ outcomeit can play next time,” said Kanda. If the BOJ carries out additional easing, i
Dollar pulls back vs. yen as investors await BOJ outcome
Market Watch / Posted 3 hours ago
it can play next time,” said Kanda. If the BOJ carries out additional easing, investors may end up with the impression that the central bank has no firepower left, keeping a lid on the dollar’s gains, he said. More from MarketWatch Related... Read more
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Japan Today
Yen gains on speculation BOJ won't deliver radical stimulus ‹ Japan Todaythis.” Japan’s prime minister unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimu
Yen gains on speculation BOJ won't deliver radical stimulus ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 hours ago
this.” Japan’s prime minister unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package on Wednesday, adding pressure on the central bank to match the measures with monetary stimulus steps. “I think (BOJ Governor Haruhiko) Kuroda understands... Read more
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Reuters
Chinese polluters to face more business, financing restrictionsin a notice published on its website that it has signed a cooperation agreement
Chinese polluters to face more business, financing restrictions
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
in a notice published on its website that it has signed a cooperation agreement with 30 government departments, including the central bank, to broaden the range of punishments for offenders as well as improve information sharing.... Read more
4h
The Irish Times
AIB says 3,000 tracker mortgage customers overchargedand follows a review of its books as part of an industry-wide trawl of tracker
AIB says 3,000 tracker mortgage customers overcharged
The Irish Times / Posted 4 hours ago
and follows a review of its books as part of an industry-wide trawl of tracker mortgage accounts ordered last December by the Central Bank of Ireland. Some 3,000 tracker mortgage accounts are thought to be affected at AIB, which has set aside... Read more
4h
TribLIVE
Upbeat Fed tone suggests rate hike might come as soon as Septembervote last month to leave the European Union — a move that poses risks to the re
Upbeat Fed tone suggests rate hike might come as soon as September
TribLIVE / Posted 4 hours ago
vote last month to leave the European Union — a move that poses risks to the rest of Europe and the global economy. The central bank did not give a specific timetable for when it might resume rate hikes it began in December, when it raised... Read more
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FOX Business
Stock Market Today: Apple Soars and Coca-Cola Drops to Leave the Dow UnchangedEDT, it indicated that economic activity appears to be improving while global r
Stock Market Today: Apple Soars and Coca-Cola Drops to Leave the Dow Unchanged
FOX Business / Posted 4 hours ago
EDT, it indicated that economic activity appears to be improving while global risks decline. That updated outlook suggests the central bank may increase rates after its next meeting, which ends on Sept. 21. Apple(NASDAQ: AAPL) and Coca-Cola(NYSE:... Read more
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FOX Business
Stock Market Today: Apple Soars and Coca-Cola Drops to Leave the Dow UnchangedEDT, it indicated that economic activity appears to be improving while global r
Stock Market Today: Apple Soars and Coca-Cola Drops to Leave the Dow Unchanged
FOX Business / Posted 4 hours ago
EDT, it indicated that economic activity appears to be improving while global risks decline. That updated outlook suggests the central bank may increase rates after its next meeting, which ends on Sept. 21. Apple(NASDAQ: AAPL) and Coca-Cola(NYSE:... Read more
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Herald Sun
US rates call boosts Aust dollarUS dollar weakened as the tone of the US Federal Reserve's statement from its l
US rates call boosts Aust dollar
Herald Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
US dollar weakened as the tone of the US Federal Reserve's statement from its latest meeting provided no guarantee that the central bank would lift rates as expected in September. The Australian dollar was trading at 75.08 US cents at 1200... Read more
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Weekly Times
US rates call boosts Aust dollarUS dollar weakened as the tone of the US Federal Reserve's statement from its l
US rates call boosts Aust dollar
Weekly Times / Posted 5 hours ago
US dollar weakened as the tone of the US Federal Reserve's statement from its latest meeting provided no guarantee that the central bank would lift rates as expected in September. The Australian dollar was trading at 75.08 US cents at 1200... Read more
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Perth Now
US rates call boosts Aust dollarUS dollar weakened as the tone of the US Federal Reserve's statement from its l
US rates call boosts Aust dollar
Perth Now / Posted 5 hours ago
US dollar weakened as the tone of the US Federal Reserve's statement from its latest meeting provided no guarantee that the central bank would lift rates as expected in September. The Australian dollar was trading at 75.08 US cents at 1200... Read more
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Adelaide Now
US rates call boosts Aust dollarUS dollar weakened as the tone of the US Federal Reserve's statement from its l
US rates call boosts Aust dollar
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 hours ago
US dollar weakened as the tone of the US Federal Reserve's statement from its latest meeting provided no guarantee that the central bank would lift rates as expected in September. The Australian dollar was trading at 75.08 US cents at 1200... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US rates call boosts Aust dollarUS dollar weakened as the tone of the US Federal Reserve's statement from its l
US rates call boosts Aust dollar
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
US dollar weakened as the tone of the US Federal Reserve's statement from its latest meeting provided no guarantee that the central bank would lift rates as expected in September. The Australian dollar was trading at 75.08 US cents at 1200... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Why The RBA Would be Foolish to Cut Interest Rates Next WeekWarwick McKibbin. From the Financial Review: ‘Former Reserve Bank of Australia
Why The RBA Would be Foolish to Cut Interest Rates Next Week
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 6 hours ago
Warwick McKibbin. From the Financial Review: ‘Former Reserve Bank of Australia board member Warwick McKibbin has urged the central bank to ignore “market hysteria” over the weakest inflation figures since 1999, warning that adopting the... Read more
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CNBC
Gold steady as Fed leaves interest rates unchangedlarge $265 billion stimulus package on Wednesday to reflate the world's third-l
Gold steady as Fed leaves interest rates unchanged
CNBC / Posted 6 hours ago
large $265 billion stimulus package on Wednesday to reflate the world's third-largest economy, adding pressure on the central bank to match the measures with monetary stimulus later this week. China's annual gold consumption is expected... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Richard Koo: If Helicopter Money Succeeds, It Will Lead To 1,500% Inflationits balance sheet repairs and resume borrowing. When that happens, inflation ca
Richard Koo: If Helicopter Money Succeeds, It Will Lead To 1,500% Inflation
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 hours ago
its balance sheet repairs and resume borrowing. When that happens, inflation can quickly spiral out of control unless the central bank drains the liquidity it pumped into the market under quantitative easing or helicopter money. For example,... Read more
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Reuters
Japan economy minister urges Bank of Japan to help support growthbond market liquidity. But Ishihara's remarks suggest that political considera
Japan economy minister urges Bank of Japan to help support growth
Reuters / Posted 7 hours ago
bond market liquidity. But Ishihara's remarks suggest that political considerations may nudge the BOJ into action, even as the central bank struggles to beat economic headwinds with its dwindling policy tool-kit. Finance Minister Taro Aso had also... Read more
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Reuters
Dollar slips after Fed, safe-haven yen gains ahead of BOJwas not out of the question. "Near-term risks to the economic outlook have dim
Dollar slips after Fed, safe-haven yen gains ahead of BOJ
Reuters / Posted 7 hours ago
was not out of the question. "Near-term risks to the economic outlook have diminished," Fed policymakers said. But the central bank's improved mood wasn't enough to cement expectations that it was gearing up to raise interest rates anytime... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Interest rates to stay steadyvote last month to leave the European Union — a move that poses risks to the re
Interest rates to stay steady
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 hours ago
vote last month to leave the European Union — a move that poses risks to the rest of Europe and to the global economy. The central bank gave no hint of when it might resume the rate hikes it began in December, when it raised its benchmark rate... Read more
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The Columbian
Fed’s upbeat tone suggests rate hike this yearslow the economy. The Fed seemed to be referring to Britain’s vote last month
Fed’s upbeat tone suggests rate hike this year
The Columbian / Posted 8 hours ago
slow the economy. The Fed seemed to be referring to Britain’s vote last month that poses risks to the global economy. The central bank gave no specific timetable for when it might resume the rate hikes it began in December, when it raised its... Read more
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WA Today
Fed scepticsis the statement from the US Federal Reserve which opened the door slightly wid
Fed sceptics
WA Today / Posted 8 hours ago
is the statement from the US Federal Reserve which opened the door slightly wider to a rate hike in the US in September. The central bank left interest rates unchanged while saying risks to the US economy have subsided and the labour market is... Read more
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The Irish Times
First-time buyers need an even better housing plancontributions and associated costs in many cases is higher than the price that
First-time buyers need an even better housing plan
The Irish Times / Posted 9 hours ago
contributions and associated costs in many cases is higher than the price that they can sell the houses for. While the Central Bank rules have merit they need to change to allow more buyers purchase their first home. This would also free up... Read more
9h
Canberra Times
Fed scepticsis the statement from the US Federal Reserve which opened the door slightly wid
Fed sceptics
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
is the statement from the US Federal Reserve which opened the door slightly wider to a rate hike in the US in September. The central bank left interest rates unchanged while saying risks to the US economy have subsided and the labour market is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Morning markets: US stocks rise as Fed leaves rates on holdleft interest rates unchanged but indicated there would be further rate rises t
Morning markets: US stocks rise as Fed leaves rates on hold
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 hours ago
left interest rates unchanged but indicated there would be further rate rises this year. Markets at 8:00am (AEST): The central bank was not expected to make any change to rates at its two-day meeting, but traders were keen for any clues as... Read more
10h
Reuters
Venezuela roils corporate profits around the globeto mark down the value of their assets using less favorable exchange rates. The
Venezuela roils corporate profits around the globe
Reuters / Posted 10 hours ago
to mark down the value of their assets using less favorable exchange rates. The last official inflation reading from the central bank came in February, and was 180.9 percent. At the start of 2015, many companies valued their assets using the... Read more
10h
FOX Business
Bill Gross: Brexit Is Just the Beginningthe Fed kept interest rates steady, but struck a more hawkish tone on the healt
Bill Gross: Brexit Is Just the Beginning
FOX Business / Posted 10 hours ago
the Fed kept interest rates steady, but struck a more hawkish tone on the health and strength of the U.S. economy. The central bank said near-term risks have faded thanks to a labor market that has continued to gain strength despite what... Read more
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FOX Business
Bill Gross: Brexit Is Just the Beginningthe Fed kept interest rates steady, but struck a more hawkish tone on the healt
Bill Gross: Brexit Is Just the Beginning
FOX Business / Posted 10 hours ago
the Fed kept interest rates steady, but struck a more hawkish tone on the health and strength of the U.S. economy. The central bank said near-term risks have faded thanks to a labor market that has continued to gain strength despite what... Read more
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TheBull
$A slightly higher on US dollar weaknessMr Schlossberg, said the US dollar had since slipped against a range of currenc
$A slightly higher on US dollar weakness
TheBull / Posted 10 hours ago
Mr Schlossberg, said the US dollar had since slipped against a range of currencies as the market was not convinced the central bank would lift rates in September. "Although the tone of the Fed's communique was hawkish, it was not... Read more
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NZCity
NZ dollar up after US, Japan movesand the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this y
NZ dollar up after US, Japan moves
NZCity / Posted 10 hours ago
and the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this year. The Fed statement kept alive bets that the central bank could raise rates as soon as September, although a Reuters survey suggests it will wait until... Read more
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Market Watch
Why gold prices spiked after the Fed decisionsettled on the notion that the Federal Reserve was actually dovish—in favor of
Why gold prices spiked after the Fed decision
Market Watch / Posted 11 hours ago
settled on the notion that the Federal Reserve was actually dovish—in favor of maintaining low interest rates—despite the central bank leaving an interest-rate rise on the table for September. “The Fed has had numerous opportunities to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt plans greater role in RBI's debt mkt operationsproposal's final contours were still being discussed with RBI and clear announc
Govt plans greater role in RBI's debt mkt operations
Business Standard India / Posted 11 hours ago
proposal's final contours were still being discussed with RBI and clear announcement was to be made in the coming weeks. The central bank is said to be comfortable with what is planned. The proposal for a PDMA, as envisaged in Finance Bill 2015,... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Fed Keeps Key Interest Rate Steady, Sees Fewer Risksvote last month to leave the European Union — a move that poses risks to the re
Fed Keeps Key Interest Rate Steady, Sees Fewer Risks
Hartford Courant / Posted 11 hours ago
vote last month to leave the European Union — a move that poses risks to the rest of Europe and to the global economy. The central bank gave no specific timetable for when it might resume the rate hikes it began in December, when it raised its... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Federal Reserve hints interest rates could increase starting in Septembervote last month to leave the European Union — a move that poses risks to the re
Federal Reserve hints interest rates could increase starting in September
OregonLive.com / Posted 11 hours ago
vote last month to leave the European Union — a move that poses risks to the rest of Europe and to the global economy. The central bank gave no specific timetable for when it might resume the rate hikes it began in December, when it raised its... Read more
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11h
Herald Sun
NZ dollar up after US, Japan movesand the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this y
NZ dollar up after US, Japan moves
Herald Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
and the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this year. The Fed statement kept alive bets that the central bank could raise rates as soon as September, although a Reuters survey suggests it will wait until... Read more
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11h
New Zealand's National Business Review
Dollar gains after cautiously upbeat Fedand the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this y
Dollar gains after cautiously upbeat Fed
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 11 hours ago
and the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this year. The Fed statement kept alive bets that the central bank could raise rates as soon as September, although a Reuters survey suggests it will wait until... Read more
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11h
The Courier Mail
NZ dollar up after US, Japan movesand the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this y
NZ dollar up after US, Japan moves
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
and the labour market had improved, suggesting it will raise rates later this year. The Fed statement kept alive bets that the central bank could raise rates as soon as September, although a Reuters survey suggests it will wait until... Read more
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