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LONDON, Dec 6 - Sterling gained on Friday after a report showed British house prices rose more than expected last month, reinforcing optimism about the economy and expectations that monetary policy tightening will be brought forward.
* Jobs report fuels speculation of December Fed tapering * Speculators pare dollar longs in latest week * Euro at five-week high vs dollar a day after ECB meeting * Upcoming Federal Reserve policy meeting eyed By Julie Haviv NEW YORK, Dec 6 - The dollar rose against the yen on Friday after stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data raised chances the Federal Reserve may start paring its bond buying program sooner than expected. U.S. employers added 203,000 new jobs
Dec 6 - Currency speculators trimmed their bets in favor of the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Thomson Reuters released on Friday.
LONDON, December 06 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Ras Al Khaimah's (RAK) Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Rating (IDRs) at 'A' with a Stable Outlook. The Short-term foreign currency IDR is also affirmed at F1. The Country Ceiling is affirmed at 'AA+', which is at the same level as that of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), of which RAK is a member. KEY RATING DRIVERS The ratings balance the benefits of RAK's membership of the UAE, its low debt and strong fiscal curren