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    Yellen charts a smooth course to normality

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    Albania’s parliament sacks central bank governor

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    Emerging markets brace for a bumpy ride

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    Court rejects EU’s freeze on assets of Iran central bank

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    South Africa's central bank governor signals departure

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  25. September 18, 2014

    Gill Marcus to step down as South Africa’s central bank chief

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  26. September 18, 2014

    Investors shun US inflation bonds

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  27. September 18, 2014

    Chinese demand for gold slumps

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  28. September 18, 2014

    Franc gains after Swiss National Bank defends cap

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  29. September 18, 2014

    Kiwi dollar is victim of fundamentals

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    September 18, 2014

    Slowly, very slowly, getting China's house in order?

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  31. September 18, 2014

    Draghi’s attempt to jump start stuttering eurozone falls flat

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    September 18, 2014

    Un petit TLTRO

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    Bond markets clash with Fed on rates

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    S&P 500 hits record high after Fed update

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    Japan imports fall as fragility persists

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    Is some light emerging amid China's property gloom?

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