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BoE's Carney fails to impress with 'Fed 2.0'

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Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England (BoE) followed in the Federal Reserve's footsteps on Wednesday by linking the outlook for interest rates to unemployment, but experts are unconvinced of the advantages of his new plans.

Bank of Japan stands pat on monetary policy

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The Bank of Japan met analyst expectations on Thursday as it kept its level of monthly purchases steady and its assessment of the economy unchanged at the conclusion of a two-day meeting.