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Core inflation rose 1.3% in December- beating expectations- matched by rising factory output

Bullish mood in City sends market up to 13-year high

Stimulus measures pushing down bond yields keep equities in demand

Pressure intensifies on Bloomberg after new 'snooping' scandal twist

Bloomberg apologised after the financial news agency let its reporters access clients' information

Yen tumbles against dollar as Tokyo launches rescue plan

The yen fell to a four-year low against the dollar today as the Japanese central bank put its ambitious plan to double the ailing Far Eastern economy’s money supply into action.

Market Report: Exodus wipes £24bn off blue-chips' value

London's stock market always reacts to big global news – but yesterday investors got more than they bargained for. Korean nuclear threats, the re-emergence of bird flu, eurozone fears and yesterday's scary US jobs data caused even the most optimistic punter to make a quick exit. The blue-chip index fell to a two-month low – the biggest one-day fall since 7 November last year.

'Abenomics' scheme to save Japan's economy

Country’s leader gives his name to an ambitious plan to end 15 years of deflation and recession

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Newbury fails to get over hurdles

Hamish McRae: The markets are right to shrug off the Cyprus crisis – for now

The dog did not bark in the night, indeed it barely whimpered. The turmoil in Cyprus pushed down the euro a bit, though it clambered up on Friday, but markets as a whole reacted with equanimity.

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Japan splits on economy hold up new bank chief

Political splits over Japan’s hyper-aggressive plans to jump-start its struggling economy have delayed the appointment of its top central banker, it emerged today.

Satyajit Das: Japan's coming debt crisis as an ageing population eyes retirement

Midweek View: Shinzo Abe's policies will provide a short-term lift in economic activity, but are unlikely to create a sustainable recovery

More stimulus for ailing economy

Japan's central bank has pumped an extra ¥10 trillion (£73bn) into its spluttering economy as policymakers pledged to review the nation's inflation target in the wake of Shinzo Abe's landslide election victory.

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