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World Markets Daily News – In Brief – Friday 15/04/2022

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. CNBC (USA)

Mainland Chinese shares slip after China’s surprise decision not to cut interest rates

Shares in Asia-Pacific mostly slipped on Friday, as China did not lower interest rates despite analysts’ expectations for more stimulus.

. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)

Yen could tumble to 130 against dollar by year-end: analyst poll

The yen could sink as low as 130 to the dollar by year-end as high resource prices take a toll on Japan’s current-account surplus, according to currency analysts surveyed by Nikkei on Thursday.

. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)

WTO director wants Brazil to increase global food supply

Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala arrives in Brasilia this weekend and wants the Brazilian government to commit to increasing exports to avoid a food crisis.