• Stocks, dollar ease ahead of slew of central bank speeches

    27 Jun 2017 12:38 PM |

    By Reuters : Commodity-related shares rebounded on the back of firmer oil and metals prices, helping to limit losses in other sectors, while the dollar eased in anticipation of a possible hint from the Federal Reserve on the timing of an expected rate hike.

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  • Japanese stocks edge towards two-year high, dollar firms before Yellen

    27 Jun 2017 09:09 AM |

    By Reuters Japanese stocks edged towards two-year highs on Tuesday as exporters benefited from dollar strength, with investors expecting comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to support the Fed's projection for one more interest rate rise this year.

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  • Here's why the Bank of England's hawks are getting it wrong over calls for a rate hike

    23 Jun 2017 02:26 PM |

    By CNBC: Bank of England (BOE) policymakers that are pushing for an interest rate hike have been wrong for the past eight years and there's no sign of them getting it right now, HSBC's global head of foreign exchange strategy told CNBC on Friday.

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  • Tentative oil price recovery lifts energy stocks

    23 Jun 2017 11:15 AM |

    By Reuters : World stocks were poised to eke out slim gains for the week on Friday as a tentative recovery in oil prices spurred investors to hunt for bargains in the beaten-down energy sector and helped commodity-related currencies gain against the dollar.

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  • European stock markets stumble as oil languishes near lows

    22 Jun 2017 10:43 AM |

    By Reuters : European stock markets fell for a third straight day on Thursday, as battered oil prices hovered near seven-month lows hit overnight on worries about a supply glut and falling demand.

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  • Stock futures lower as oil hovers near seven-month lows

    21 Jun 2017 03:11 PM |

    U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as oil prices hovered near seven-month lows and were headed for their largest slide in the first half of any year since 1997.

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  • Oil spill sends global stocks, bond yields sliding

    21 Jun 2017 12:43 PM |

    By Reuters : A renewed slump in oil prices to seven-month lows dragged down world stocks on Wednesday and flattened bond curves as bets that inflation and interest rates will stay lower for even longer began to build again.

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  • Sterling falls to one-week low after Bank of England's Carney says now is not the time to raise rates

    20 Jun 2017 11:45 AM |

    By CNBC: Sterling fell by almost a full cent against the dollar on Tuesday after Bank of England governor Mark Carney said now was not the time to raise interest rates, dashing some investors' hopes that the central bank had shifted in that direction.

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