LONDON - The dollar vaulted to a six-year peak against the yen on Friday as the Federal Reserve's outlook for rising interest rates underlined the diverging path between the United States and the rest of the rich world.
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SYDNEY - G20 host Australia is leading a push to draw a line under the global financial crisis, urging the group of top economies to swiftly finalize regulations aimed at preventing a repeat of the crash and focus on measures to revive sputtering global growth.
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted, which could lessen the urgency for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.
Finally, the U.S. poverty rate is moving in the right direction.