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TIME: 2015GMT
NEWS: US Treasury's Brainard says G7 "very committed" to market-determined and floating exchange rates except in rare circumstances and that the US supports Japan's efforts to reinvigorate growth and end deflation.
REACTION: In immediate reaction to the comment that US supports Japan's efforts, the USD/JPY moved 22 pips higher from 93.46 to session highs at 93.68.

TIME: 1849GMT
NEWS: Questcor (QCOR) Acthar gel reappears on Kaiser coverage list with no restrictions
REACTION: In immediate reaction to the news shares moved 5.02% higher from USD 26.03 to USD 27.33.

TIME: 1800GMT
NEWS: Fed's Yellen says higher rates not assured after thresholds crossed
REACTION: In immediate reaction to the comments, EUR/USD moved 15 pips higher from 1.3407 to 1.3422. T-notes moved 1 tick higher from 131.21 to 131.22.

TIME: 1647GMT
NEWS: Carlyle held preliminary but serious talks about taking Nasdaq (NDAQ) private according to sources
REACTION: Co. shares move 3.54% higher in immediate reaction to the news from USD 29.73 to USD 30.78

TIME: 1623GMT
NEWS: TIMEsSquare Capital reports 5.5% passive stake in Carlyle Group (CG)
REACTION: Co. shares moved 2.42% higher in immediate reaction to the news from USD 18.09 to USD 18.52.

TIME: 1600GMT
NEWS: ECB's Weidmann says EUR isn't seriously overvalued
REACTION: In an immediate reaction, EUR/USD spiked 25pips higher from 1.3377 to 1.3402. In the following 3 minutes after the comment, the pair continued to rise and printed fresh highs at 1.3430, moving higher a total of 53 pips. WTI crude futures also moved higher by USD 1.28, trading through R1 at USD 96.44 and Friday's high of USD 96.57.

TIME: 1554GMT
NEWS: Market talk that bidder interest for Gardner Denver (GDI) is weakening - Unconfirmed
REACTION: In an immediate reaction, Co. shares spiked lower by 1.29% from USD 70.27 to USD 69.37

TIME: 1523GMT
NEWS: Market talk BlackRock have taken a position in Diamond Foods (DMND) - unconfirmed
REACTION: Co. shares move 1.64% higher in immediate reaction to the news from USD 15.59 to USD 15.86.

TIME: 1521GMT
NEWS: Tetra Tech (TTEK) wins USD 500mln contract from US government
REACTION: Co. shares move 0.96% higher in immediate reaction to the news from USD 29.29 to 29.58.

TIME: 1503GMT
NEWS: Market talk General Electric (GE) are to offer a cash plus stock deal for First Solar (FSLR) - unconfirmed
REACTION: FSLR shares spike 2.03% higher in reaction to the news from USD 30.82 to USD 31.44.

TIME: 1119GMT
NEWS: Boliden (BOL SS) Q4 operating profit SEK 656mln vs. Exp. SEK 948mln
REACTION: Co. shares moved 2.98% lower in immediate reaction to the news from SEK 115.80 to SEK 112.40.

TIME: 1045GMT
NEWS: EU gives temporary approval to allow Peugeot (UG FP) to sell EUR 1.2bln government backed bonds
REACTION: Co. shares spiked 1.84% higher in immediate reaction to the news from EUR 6.00 to EUR 6.11

11 Feb 2013 - 21:43 - Equities Bank Speaker - Source: RANsquawk

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