Pimco hires former Blackstone senior managing director Greg Hall
NEW YORK, March 30 Pacific Investment Management Co on Thursday said it had hired Gregory Hall as a managing director and head of private strategies.
LONDON, June 24 The dollar extended gains against the yen on Monday after Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata said the central bank still has options for monetary easing, if need be.
The dollar rose to 98.35 yen on trading platform EBS, up from 97.97 yen before the comments.
The dollar was buoyed broadly by rising interest rate differentials moving in its favour after U.S. Federal Reserve chairman indicated that the central bank could withdraw some of its ultra-loose monetary policy later this year.
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