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MtGox bitcoin chief Mark Karpeles arrested in Japan   Japanese police have arrested the CEO of the collapsed company MtGox, which was once the world's biggest exchange of the virtual currency, b...   S Korea cuts interest rates to record low amid Mers concerns  South Korea's central bank has cut interest rates to a record low, amid a deadly outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Japan inflation rate at 23-year high  Consumer prices rose 3.2% compared with the same period last year, beating analysts' forecasts of a 3.1% jump Bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy  The MtGox bitcoin exchange has filed for bankruptcy protection, only days after MtGox went offline China to create new private banks Bitcoin sinks after Chinese action China orders government debt audit Euro crisis is over, says France's Francois Hollande Japan central bank makes growth move  The Bank of Japan has said it will dramatically expand the country's money supply, as it tries to stimulate growth in the world's third-largest... Japan gets $116bn stimulus boost Standard Chartered shares tumble
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1. 2018-01-27 World's biggest ever digital currency 'theft' Japan
2. 2017-05-23 Moody's downgrades China's credit rating China
D. 2016-07-20 1MDB: Malaysia 'will co-operate' with US investigation Malaysia
4. 2016-06-26 Pound falls further in Asian trading on Monday Japan
2016-01-28 Japan adopts negative interest rate in surprise move Japan
G. 2015-12-16 Asia's investors cheer the Fed's move to raise rates Japan
H. 2015-11-30 China's yuan gains IMF reserve status China
I. 2015-08-13 Chinese stocks are up as yuan rate strengthens Shanghai
9. 2015-08-12 China allows yuan currency to drop for third day Beijing

  Asia's investors cheer the Fed's move to raise rates  Shares in Asia were all in positive territory on Thursday on news the US Federal Reserve had raised its rates for the first time since June 2006 China's yuan gains IMF reserve status  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced that China's currency, the yuan, will join the fund's basket of reserve currencies Chinese stocks are up as yuan rate strengthens  Chinese shares rose on Friday as the central bank set the reference rate for the yuan slightly stronger. China allows yuan currency to drop for third day  But Thursday's rate of 1% down against the dollar was a smaller margin than the shock cuts earlier in the week China's yuan currency devalued for a second day  China's Central Bank has again cut the guiding rate for the national currency, the yuan, a day after Tuesday's record 1.9% devaluation China devalues yuan currency to three-year low
World's biggest ever digital currency 'theft'  One of Japan's largest digital currency exchanges says it has lost some $534m worth of virtual money in a hacking attack on its network Moody's downgrades China's credit rating  China has received a downgrade on its credit score by one notch to A1 from Aa3, on worries about the future state of the economy 1MDB: Malaysia 'will co-operate' with US investigation  The office of Prime Minister Najib Razak has said Malaysia will 'fully co-operate' with any lawful investigation into scandal-hit state fund...   Pound falls further in Asian trading on Monday  The pound has fallen sharply in trading in Asia on Monday, adding to Friday's record one-day decline Japan adopts negative interest rate in surprise move
Jan.27   Japan

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May.23   China

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Jul.20   Malaysia
Jun.26   Japan
Jan.28   Japan
  The benchmark rate of -0.1% means that the central bank will charge commercial banks 0.1% on some of their deposits

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.16   Japan
Nov.30   China
Aug.13   Shanghai
Aug.12   Beijing
Aug.11   Beijing
Aug.10   Beijing
  China's central bank has devalued the national currency, the yuan, to its lowest rate against the US dollar in almost three years

Jul.31   Tokyo
Jun.10   South Korea

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May.29   Japan
Feb.28   Tokyo
Jan.6   Beijing

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Dec.18   Beijing
Jul.28   Beijing
Jun.9   Japan
Apr.3   Tokyo
Jan.10   Japan

year 2012 Top ^

Aug.6   Hong Kong
  Shares of Standard Chartered bank have tumbled despite the bank denying allegations that it illegally 'schemed' with Iran to launder money

year 2011 Top ^

Apr.21   Japan   Japan announces emergency budget
  The Japanese government has announced a 4 trillion yen emergency budget for disaster relief, after March's earthquake and tsunami

year 2010 Top ^

Oct.19   Hong Kong Asian markets fall on China rate hike
  Asian markets are following the reaction of U.S. and European markets to China's decision to raise its benchmark interest rates by a 0.25% Jun.19   Beijing China hints at stronger currency
  China has indicated it will allow the yuan to rise against the dollar and other Western currencies

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Dec.21   Beijing China to provide $19B to Taiwan firms
  China will provide 130 billion yuan in financing over the next 2 to 3 years to Taiwan-based companies doing business in the mainland Sep.15   Japan   Lehman collapse hits Asian shares  Global markets were reeling after a historic day on Wall Street that saw 2 famous names become the latest victims of the credit crunch

year 2005 Top ^

Jul.21   China China scraps yuan peg to dollar
  China tied yuan's peg to a basket of currencies. The new rate versus the dollar revalues the currency by 2.1%

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