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C$ rallies as China reopening hopes boost oil prices

* Canadian dollar strengthens 0.6% against the greenback * Trades in a range of 1.3497 to 1.3593 * Price of U.S. oil rises 3.8% * Canadian bond yields rise across curve TORONTO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, clawing back nearly all of its previous day's decline, as hopes that China would soon reopen its economy bolstered commodity prices.
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Canadian dollar's weekly winning streak ends as oil slides

* Canadian dollar weakens 0.5% against the greenback * Foreign investors sell Canadian securities in September * U.S. oil prices settle 1.9% lower * Canadian bond yields rise across inverted curve By Fergal Smith TORONTO, Nov 18 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, with the currency adding to this week's decline as oil prices fell and data showed the largest divestment of Canadian securities by foreign investors in nearly four years.
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Norway central bank makes smaller rate hike, will raise again next month

* Norges Bank hikes by 25 basis points * Analysts had been split over how big the hike would be * Crown weakens as pace of tightening drops By Victoria Klesty and Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Norway's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 2.50% on Thursday, in line with its own projections but less than economists in a Reuters poll had forecast, leading the crown currency to weaken.
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Norway central bank hikes rate by 25 basis points, will likely hike again

OSLO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Norway's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points (bps) to 2.50% on Thursday, as expected by nearly half the economists surveyed by Reuters, and said it will likely hike again in December to help curb inflation. Of the 25 analysts polled in advance, 12 had anticipated a hike of 25 bps, in line with Norges Bank's own prediction from September, while another 12 had bet on a 50 bps increase and one predicted a 75 bps rise.
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Canadian dollar lags most G10 peers ahead of key inflation data

* Canadian dollar weakens 0.6% against the greenback * Touches its strongest intraday since Oct. 6 at 1.3658 * Price of U.S. oil settles 3.1% lower * Canadian bond yields ease across curve By Fergal Smith TORONTO, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against the greenback on Tuesday, pulling back from a near two-week high, as oil prices fell and investors braced for domestic inflation data that could impact bets on further Bank of Canada interest rate hikes.
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Norway lifts rates to 2.25%, expects smaller hikes ahead

* Norges Bank hikes by 50 bps to 2.25% * Plans thee more hikes of 25 bps each * More gradual hikes warranted * Sees drop in non-oil GDP next year By Victoria Klesty OSLO, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Norway's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by a widely-anticipated 50 basis points to 2.25% on Thursday, but said future hikes would be more "gradual", weakening the country's crown currency.
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Norway central bank hikes rate by 50 basis points, as expected

OSLO, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Norway's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points on Thursday, as expected by most economists, and said it plans to hike again in November. Norges Bank's monetary policy committee raised the sight deposit rate to 2.25% from 1.75%, having signalled in August a September hike was likely, but without indicating by how much.
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Norway companies see weaker outlook, central bank survey shows

OSLO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Norwegian companies now see a weaker outlook for the next six months as costs rise sharply, a central bank survey showed on Tuesday. "Regional Network contacts report a sharp rise in prices, and this rise has accelerated through (the) summer," the central bank said in a statement. "Contacts expect activity to fall through (the) autumn and winter, with a sharp rise in prices and costs and higher interest rates having a dampening effect on demand ahead, particularly from
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Dollar eases, but remains near 2-decade highs

By John McCrank and Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - The dollar eased against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, but remained near the 2-decade high hit on Monday, as traders braced for more interest rate hikes from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The dollar index =USD , which measures the greenback against a basket of six currencies, was last down 0.1% at 108.66, after earlier coming within a whisker of Monday's two-decade peak of 109.48. The index is on track for a rise of around 2.6
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Norway central bank to buy more foreign currency for wealth fund

OSLO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Norway's central bank said on Wednesday it would sharply increase its purchase of foreign currency for its sovereign wealth fund in September, amid a surge in the country's oil and gas revenues. Norges Bank plans to exchange 3.5 billion Norwegian crowns ($355.41 million) per day into foreign currency, up from 1.5 billion per day in August, which will in turn be invested abroad by the $1.2 trillion wealth fund, already the world's largest.
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Norway central bank ramps up currency purchase for wealth fund

OSLO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Norway's central bank said on Wednesday it would sharply increase its purchase of foreign currency for its sovereign wealth fund in September, amid a surge in the country's oil and gas revenues. Norges Bank plans to exchange 3.5 billion Norwegian crowns ($355.41 million) per day into foreign currency, up from 1.5 billion per day in August, which will in turn be invested abroad by the wealth fund.
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Norway must prevent high inflation from becoming entrenched -c.bank chief

ARENDAL, Norway, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Norway's central bank is now raising rates more quickly than it had planned in June in order to avoid a longer period of high inflation, Norges Bank Governor Ida Wolden Bache said on Thursday. The central bank earlier raised its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points (bps), twice the amount flagged in June, lifting it to 1.75%, the highest level in a decade.
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Norway central bank raises rates by 50 bps, to hike again

OSLO, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Norway's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points (bps) on Thursday and said more hikes were in the pipeline, probably including one in September, after inflation soared well above forecasts. Norges Bank's monetary policy committee raised the sight deposit rate to 1.75% from 1.25%, as expected by a majority of economists polled by Reuters but exceeding guidance it gave in June for a 25 bps hike.
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Norway central bank hikes rate by 50 basis points

OSLO, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Norway's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points (bps) on Thursday, as expected by most economists and said it will likely hike again in September after inflation soared well above forecast. Norges Bank's monetary policy committee raised the sight deposit rate to 1.75% from 1.25%, exceeding its own forecast made in June of a hike to 1.50%.
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Dollar little changed as traders await key U.S. data

* Euro slips to fresh two-decade low * Sterling holds gains after Johnson to resign * Data should indicate Fed's next move on inflation * Graphic: World FX rates Link By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, July 7 (Reuters) - The dollar was little changed after the euro briefly slid to a new two-decade low on Thursday, and sterling held to gains after Boris Johnson said he was quitting as British prime minister.
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Dollar mostly flat as traders await key U.S. data

* Euro just off latest two-decade low * Sterling holds gains after Johnson says he is resigning * Data should indicate Fed's next move on inflation * Graphic: World FX rates Link By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, July 7 (Reuters) - The dollar traded little changed against the euro and other trading currencies on Thursday, though sterling held on to gains after Boris Johnson said he was quitting as British prime minister.
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Euro just off two-decade low, volatility highest since March 2020

* Euro just off its two decade low * Rising risk appetite support the single currency * Swiss Franc hovering around 7-year high vs euro * Aussie dollar up on commodity prices rebound * Graphic: World FX rates Link By Stefano Rebaudo July 7 (Reuters) - A pullback in the dollar offered the euro some respite, allowing it to edge away from two-decade lows reached this week after surging energy prices fanned recession fears.
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Euro just off two-decade low, volatility at highest since March 2020

* Euro just off its two decade low * Rising risk appetite support the single currency * Swiss Franc hovering around 7-year high vs euro * Aussie dollar up on commodity prices rebound * Graphic: World FX rates Link (Recasts) By Stefano Rebaudo July 7 (Reuters) - A slight pullback in the dollar offered the euro some respite, allowing it to edge away from two-decade lows reached this week after surging energy prices fanned recession fears.
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Euro just off two-decade low, volatility at highest since March 2020

* Euro just off its two decade low * Rising risk appetite support the single currency * Swiss Franc hovering around 7-year high vs euro * Aussie dollar up on commodity prices rebound * Graphic: World FX rates Link By Stefano Rebaudo July 7 (Reuters) - The euro edged higher on Thursday, supported by rising risk appetite but still within striking distance of its two-decade low as surging energy prices fuel recession fears.
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Dollar gains, euro falls as energy drives currency swings

* Euro falls to below $1.02 for first time since 2002 * U.S. dollar index rises to new 20-year high * Swiss franc reaches a 7-year high vs euro * Yen strengthens after Japan's inflation expectations rise * Graphic: World FX rates Link By Herbert Lash July 6 (Reuters) - The dollar rose to fresh 20-year highs on Wednesday and the euro tumbled to a new two-decade low as rising energy prices cast a long shadow over the euro zone's economy but bolstered the U.S.
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