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Bank of Thailand Unexpectedly Cuts Key Interest Rate to 1.75%

Surprises are becoming more common than not, when it comes to central banks. Thailand today became the latest to execute an unexpected interest-rate …

Clock Ticks Down to QE in Europe With Bond Yields at Record Lows

The final countdown is under way for the European Central Bank’s program of government-bond purchases, which already fueled a debt-market rally that …

Economics

What to Watch for as Apple Details Reasons to Buy Smartwatches

The test for Tim Cook last September was to prove that Apple could still come up with innovative products, so he revealed a smartwatch. His next test …

Three Reasons Why India Made a Surprise Interest-Rate Cut

Why did Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan make an interest-rate cut on Wednesday that few had penciled in?<p>1. Budget<p>One answer lies in the …

Australia Stocks Fall From Seven-Year High After RBA Holds Rates

Australian stocks fell from the highest level in seven years, reversing gains, after the country’s central bank refrained from further loosening …

Stock Markets

Greece’s Bailout Extension No Panacea for Bond Market

One week after euro-area finance ministers agreed to extend Greece’s bailout, prices of the nation’s government bonds showed no sign of moving above …

European Stocks Pare Gains as Bank Shares Decline

European stocks fell the most in more than a month as a decline in lenders and automakers dragged the Stoxx Europe 600 Index lower.<p>Barclays Plc fell …

Aussie Jumped 0.6% in Minute Before RBA’s Rate Announcement

Australia’s dollar surged more than 0.6 percent in the minute before the central bank unexpectedly refrained from cutting interest rates, spurring …