Saturday, 23 May 2015

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  • Corporate updates boost FTSE 100

    20:26 | 18/5/15
    Marks & Spencer shares also got in on the act ahead of the company's results on Wednesday as the FTSE 100 Index climbed 39.1 points to 6999.6. more»
  • NZ dollar falls as govt move on housing market seen to free up RBNZ for rate cuts

    08:37 | 18/5/15
    New Zealand Herald
    The kiwi dropped to 74.26 US cents at 8am in Wellington, from 74.72 cents at the New York close and 74.74 cents at 5pm in Wellington on Friday. more»
  • Australian dollar slightly lower after weak US data

    08:55 | 18/5/15
    The Australian
    “The US dollar ... fell amid weak economic data. All the US data releases undershot their median estimates, notably consumer sentiment which caused the sharpest currency moves during the evening,” Mr Speizer said. more»
  • Weekly Exchange Rate Forecasts for British Pound Sterling, Euro and US Dollar

    05:26 | 18/5/15
    Exchange Rates UK
    Monday saw Sterling full of strength as investors responded to the outcome of the UK General Election with gusto. An outright win for the Conservatives was completely unexpected and far preferable to the forecast hung parliament and consequent ... more»
  • Would leaving euro be more of a catastrophe for Greece than staying?

    22:41 | 17/5/15
    The Guardian (blog)
    Yanis Varoufakis rues the day when Greece joined the euro. The Greek finance minister says his country would be better off if it was still using the drachma. more»
  • NZ dollar slips as US dollar gains

    09:33 | 20/5/15
    The New Zealand dollar slipped to 92.66 Australian cents from 92.83 cents , it advanced to 65.80 euro cents from 65.63 cents, edged lower to 47.30 British pence from 47.39 pence and weakened to 88.56 yen from 89 yen ahead of Japanese first quarter GDP ... more»
  • Sterling Hammered as UK Enters Deflation for First Time Since 1960

    21:11 | 19/5/15
    Pound Sterling Live
    The pound sterling is under selling pressure as the UK falls into deflation for the first time in decades. The pound slumped heavily against the US dollar and commodity currencies in the wake of the data release at 09:30. more»
  • More proof that the lower Aussie dollar is helping the economy

    12:33 | 18/5/15
    Business Insider Australia
    RBA deputy Governor Phil Lowe's speech today was wide-ranging, touching on the Australian economic transition and the global transition to low-interest rates. more»
  • McDonald's biggest euro bond sale extends record

    11:37 | 19/5/15
    Salt Lake Tribune
    U.S. borrowers from BlackRock to Coca-Cola have issued a record 49.8 billion euros of bonds this year, more than double the 22.5 billion euros sold in the same period of 2014, data compiled by Bloomberg show. The companies are taking advantage of ... more»
  • New Zealand Dollar Outlook Less Clear

    03:56 | 22/5/15
    Heads Up: USD Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity (MAY) is due at 15:00 GMT (15mins). -4 estimate, -7 prior. Heads Up: USD Kansas City Fed Manf. more»
  • CC Sabathia finds his best form

    16:21 | 17/5/15
    ... the game, Kansas City ranked second in the majors against lefthanders in OPS (.823) and batting average (.312). But Salvador Perez's fourth-inning double was the only extra-base hit off Sabathia a day after the Royals pulverized Yankees pitching ... more»
  • Greek 'moment of truth' hits the euro

    20:37 | 20/5/15
    ... Moscovici said "big gaps" remained on the thorny issues of pensions and labour market reforms. Mr Moscovici added that talks were progressing at a faster pace than over the last three months, but there remained "no plan B, Greece must say in the euro". more»
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