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Asian shares, dollar, euro steady as markets await ECB meeting

Asian shares were mixed on Thursday after a sharp fall in mainland Chinese shares rekindled worries about the health of China’s economy, while investors awaited word from the European Central Bank on its plans regarding additional stimulus. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS, and Japan’s Nikkei .N225 pared earlier losses, to hold steady at 0247 GMT. Wall ...

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Euro firms as prospects for ECB easing wane on solid data

The euro firmed against the dollar and yen on Wednesday after solid euro zone data tempered prospects of the European Central Bank implementing additional stimulus before year-end. The euro was about 0.2 percent to $1.1362 EUR=, adding to Tuesday’s modest gains, after it had struck a 10-day trough of $1.1306 at the start of the week. Against the yen, the ...

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Euro takes back some ground lost to dollar ahead of ECB

The dollar gave back some of its overnight gains against the euro on Tuesday after marking a 10-day high ahead of this week’s European Central Bank meeting, which some investors believe could set the stage for additional stimulus later this year. The Canadian dollar, meanwhile, edged down against its U.S. counterpart after Liberal leader Justin Trudeau apparently won a stunning ...

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