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LONDON, May - The euro rose while German Bund futures cut gains on Friday after a bigger-than-expected rise in a German business climate survey suggested the outlook for Europe's largest economy may be improving.
TOKYO, May 24 - The dollar recovered from two-week lows against the yen on Friday as a safety-bid for the Japanese currency ebbed after the Nikkei share average rebounded from the previous day's 7.3-percent plunge and Wall Street regained some stability by the close.
TOKYO, May 24 - Japan's Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co said on Friday it will shift some of the money earmarked for foreign bonds to Japanese government bonds given their rise in yields.
* Detailed GDP data shows private consumption drove Q1 growth * Shows exports, investment declined in Q1 * Private consumption to support weak expansion this year By Sarah Marsh BERLIN, May 24 - Robust private consumption helped Germany eke out meagre growth in the first quarter, compensating for declines in both exports and investment, and is likely to remain a pillar of support for Europe's largest economy this year. Germany's gross domestic product (GDP) rose b