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Nikkei Drops Fast After Bank Of Japan Minutes

After Nikkei futures rose as high as 13,225 earlier (up 6.3% from Thursday's close), they have taken a sharp turn lower following the release of the minutes from the Bank of Japan's May 21-22 policy meeting.<p>Right now, the Nikkei is trading around 12,995, up *only* 4.4%.<p>Part of the minutes focuses …

Interest Rates

Bank Indonesia’s magic numbers: Rp10,000 & $100bn | Financial Times

After months of warnings from some economists about the need to increase interest rates, Indonesia’s central bank reacted only when the exchange rate …

HSBC: don’t worry, BoJ expansion will offset end of QE | Financial Times

Print this page<p>The coming end of QE has loomed very large this month, not least in emerging markets. Too large, says Fred Neumann of HSBC, who argues …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

The Week In Numbers: World's Oldest Primate, Big Bang Mystery Solved, And More

<b>55 million years</b>: the age of the sedimentary rock strata in which scientists discovered this skeleton of a <i>Archicebus achilles</i>, the oldest-known primate fossil<p><b>90 days</b>: the record-breaking time in which a Chinese firm plans to build the world's next tallest building, the 2,750-foot, 220-story Sky City<p>…

The Week Ahead: Is The Correction Really Over?

<i></i>Stocks rebounded late in the week, but only after the averages broke a few levels of support that many thought would hold.<p>The indexes did close the week higher, and well above the worst levels, as the S&P 500 did break under the 1,600 mark during the week. The Dow also had its best day since the …

Samsung And Nokia Could Be Gearing Up For A Smartphone Camera War

So Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Mini and Galaxy S4 Active have officially made the leap from unimaginative rumors to unimaginative reality, which leaves only one oft-rumored version of the popular smartphone left unaccounted for — the curious S4 Zoom.<p>As the name sort of implies, this Galaxy variant is said …

Behold the NSA’s Dark Star: the Utah Data Center

It’s the ultimate machine of the Paranoid State. Clive Irving on the Orwellian data center rising in Utah.<p>Remember the Stasi, the secret police who …