Shinzo Abe leaves a news conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, on Dec. 9. Japan is about to enter a crucial test for Abenomics.
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LONDON (Reuters) - The euro hit a fresh five-year high on the yen and a six-week peak against the dollar on Tuesday as expectations for further near-term stimulus from the European Central Bank faded.
WASHINGTON - Americans' wealth reached an all-time high this summer, buoyed by record-setting stock prices and a healthy recovery in home values.
Mark Carney said on Monday that he favours initially using tools other than interest rates to help control the UK's economic recovery and to prevent the housing market rapidly moving from �stall speed to warp speed�.