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Dollar bounces as Fed seen keeping up aggressive rate hikes

* Graphic: World FX rates Link By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar index hit a three-week high on Thursday as investors reevaluated Wednesday's minutes from the Federal Reserve’s July meeting as more hawkish than originally interpreted and after data showed solid U.S. economic momentum. The dollar pared gains on Wednesday after the meeting minutes showed that Fed officials were concerned the U.S.
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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 pares gains as some Fed officials show caution on growth

* Graphic: World FX rates Link By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Aug 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar pared its gains on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed that Fed officials are concerned the U.S. central bank could raise rates too far as part of its commitment to get inflation under control. In a glimpse of the emerging debate at the central bank, "many" participants noted a risk that the Fed "could tighten the stance of policy by more than necessary to restore pric
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