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Nishikori qualifies for ATP World Tour Finals

PARIS - Japan's Kei Nishikori became the first Asian-born singles player to qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals when he beat Spain's David Ferrer 3-6 7-6 (5) 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters on Friday.

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Yen slammed by BoJ easing, falls to near-seven year low 31 Oct 2014

NEW YORK - The yen plunged to a near seven-year low against the U.S. dollar on Friday, putting it on track for its worst day in 18 months, after the Bank of Japan shocked financial markets with an aggressive easing of its monetary policy.

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Yen slammed by BoJ easing, falls to near-seven year low 31 Oct 2014

NEW YORK - The yen plunged to a near seven-year low against the U.S. dollar on Friday, putting it on track for its worst day in 18 months, after the Bank of Japan shocked financial markets with an aggressive easing of its monetary policy. | Video

What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Monday, Nov. 3 31 Oct 2014

(The Day Ahead is an email and PDF publication that includes the day's major stories and events, analyses and other features. To receive The Day Ahead, Eikon users can register at . Thomson One users can register at RT/DAY/US. All times in ET/GMT) WEEK AHEAD A series of Federal Reserve officials give speeches after the U.S. central bank surprised some investors last week with a hawkish-sounding policy statement that confidently predicted only temporary weakness in inflation. Policymakers fro

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Japan's central bank shocks markets with more easing as inflation slows 31 Oct 2014

TOKYO - The Bank of Japan shocked global financial markets on Friday by expanding its massive stimulus spending in a stark admission that economic growth and inflation have not picked up as much as expected after a sales tax hike in April. | Video

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Banks lead FTSE higher after Japanese stimulus boost 31 Oct 2014

LONDON - Britain's top equity index surged on Friday, as unexpected monetary stimulus measures in Japan boosted appetite for stocks around the world.