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Exclusive: Kuroda says BOJ can 'certainly' cut short-term rates if it were to ease

20 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The Bank of Japan will "certainly" reduce short- to medium-term interest rates if it needed to ease monetary policy, Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said, suggesting that deepening negative rates will be the primary tool to fight heightening overseas risks.

Uruguay's knocked-out Pereira admits 'madness' of playing on

20 Jun 2014

SAO PAULO When Uruguay's Alvaro Pereira got up and staggered around after being knocked out cold in their World Cup game against England on Thursday, he insisted on playing on and his team let him.

Soccer-Uruguay's knocked-out Pereira admits 'madness' of playing on

20 Jun 2014

SAO PAULO, June 19 When Uruguay's Alvaro Pereira got up and staggered around after being knocked out cold in their World Cup game against England on Thursday, he insisted on playing on and his team let him.

Scolari defends penalty, praises Neymar after win

13 Jun 2014

SAO PAULO Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari rejected claims they were favoured by the referee and heaped praise on Neymar after the forward scored twice in a 3-1 win over Croatia in the World Cup opening game on Thursday.

Scolari defends penalty, praises Neymar after win

13 Jun 2014

SAO PAULO Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari rejected claims they were favored by the referee and heaped praise on Neymar after the forward scored twice in a 3-1 win over Croatia in the World Cup opening game on Thursday.

Soccer-Scolari heaps praise on Neymar, home fans after comeback

13 Jun 2014

SAO PAULO, June 12 Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari paid tribute to forward Neymar after the 22-year-old scored twice in a come-from-behind victory against Croatia in the World Cup opening game on Thursday.

Brazil hopes for smooth opener as World Cup kicks off

12 Jun 2014

SAO PAULO After years of construction delays and budget overruns, the World Cup kicks off in Brazil on Thursday under a cloud of discontent at home even as happy foreign fans pour in for the tournament.

Brazil hopes for smooth opener as World Cup kicks off

12 Jun 2014

SAO PAULO After years of construction delays and budget overruns, the World Cup kicks off in Brazil on Thursday under a cloud of discontent at home even as happy foreign fans pour in for the tournament.

WRAPUP 1-Brazil hopes for smooth opener as World Cup kicks off

12 Jun 2014

SAO PAULO, June 12 After years of construction delays and budget overruns, the World Cup kicks off in Brazil on Thursday under a cloud of discontent at home even as happy foreign fans pour in for the tournament.

Neymar asks Brazil's fans to get behind Cup team

11 Jun 2014

SAO PAULO Brazil's exciting young forward Neymar called on fickle home fans to get behind the team at the World Cup, saying they could be the most important "player" in the drive for a record sixth championship.

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