• World stocks slip as growth fears linger; euro and Swedish crown suffer
    Reuters4 minutes ago

    World stocks slip as growth fears linger; euro and Swedish crown suffer

    World shares slipped on Thursday as investors digested a mixed bag of European earnings and worries over global growth lingered, while the euro suffered after poor German data and the Swedish crown slumped to its lowest in 17 years. The Euro STOXX 600 fell 0.2 percent, with concerns over the global

  • Reuters - UK Focus9 minutes ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks slip as growth fears linger; euro and Swedish crown suffer

    World shares slipped on Thursday as investors digested a mixed bag of European earnings and worries over global growth lingered, while the euro suffered after poor German data and the Swedish crown slumped to its lowest in 17 years. The Euro STOXX 600 fell 0.2 percent, with concerns over the global

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 hours ago

    FOREX-Swedish crown falls to 17-year low after c.bank delays rate hike

    The Swedish crown plummeted to a 17-year low on Thursday after the country's central bank delayed its next interest rate hike. The euro has recently traded in a fairly narrow range but expectations of price swings in next month’s elections for the European Parliament have risen according to implied

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 hours ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks slip, euro suffers, growth fears linger

    World equity markets slipped on Thursday amid worries on global growth and as investors digested European earnings, while the Swedish crown slumped to its lowest in 17 years and the euro suffered after German data. The Euro STOXX 600 lost 0.3 percent in early trading, with concern over prospects for

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 hours ago

    Sterling stuck near 10-week low on Brexit woes and resurgent dollar

    The British pound was stuck near $1.29 -- a 10-week low -- on Thursday after reports Prime Minister's Theresa May's talks with the opposition Labour Party over Brexit had run into the sand and as a resurgent dollar encouraged sterling selling. The British currency has weakened sharply this week

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 hours ago

    FOREX-Euro stung by German growth fears, political uncertainty

    A surprise drop in German business morale has highlighted the divergence between economic data in the United States and the euro zone. The European Central Bank in March pushed out the timing of its first post-crisis rate hike until 2020 and its policymakers are still expressing worries about economic

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 hours ago

    MORNING BID EUROPE-Macron aims to show French he can listen

    Emmanuel Macron faces a crucial test of his presidency tonight as he announces measures aimed at quelling five months of often violent "yellow vest" protests against inequality in France. Media leaks have suggested the package could contain tax cuts and an eye-catching move to abolish the

  • Reuters - UK Focus8 hours ago

    Yen, Nikkei barely react to BOJ's policy tweaks

    The yen and Japanese shares hardly moved on Thursday after the Bank of Japan made minor policy tweaks, saying it will keep rates at current low levels at least until the spring of 2020 and that it will expand eligible collateral for its lending. The dollar stood at 111.99 yen, unchanged after the BOJ

  • Euro falls on weak German business morale, stocks slip
    Reuters15 hours ago

    Euro falls on weak German business morale, stocks slip

    The euro fell against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after data showed a surprise deterioration in German business morale, raising fears of slowing global growth and weighing on a gauge of world equity markets, including Wall Street. The decline in the Munich-based Ifo economic institute's business

  • Reuters - UK Focus16 hours ago

    FOREX-German business sentiment drop hits euro; dollar broadly stronger

    The euro slumped to a 22-month low against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after a surprise drop in a leading indicator for economic activity in Germany highlighted the divergence between economic data in the United States and the euro zone. The euro fell 0.68% to $1.1149, its lowest since June 2017.

  • Business Wire19 hours ago

    FRN Variable Rate Fix

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  • Reuters - UK Focus20 hours ago

    Sterling stuck near 2-month lows as dollar and Brexit weigh

    The pound held at a two-month low on Wednesday, weighed down by a broad-based rally in the dollar and fading hopes of a breakthrough in Brexit talks between the British government and the opposition. British Prime Minister Theresa May told her top team of ministers on Tuesday that talks with the opposition

  • Business Wire21 hours ago

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  • Business Wire21 hours ago

    FRN Variable Rate Fix

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  • Reuters - UK Focus22 hours ago

    FOREX-Dollar rises broadly; euro slips on German business sentiment drop

    On Wednesday, the Australian dollar fell 0.99% after weaker-than-expected Australian inflation numbers heightened the prospect of an interest rate cut. The pound held at a two-month low on Wednesday, weighed down by a broad-based rally in the dollar and fading hopes of a breakthrough in Brexit talks

  • Reuters - UK Focusyesterday

    FOREX-Euro heads towards one-month low as sentiment sours

    The euro fell towards a one-month low on Wednesday as the contrast between solid economic data in the United States and souring confidence measures in the euro zone kept the dollar supported near 22-month ...

  • To avoid a 'flash crash', FX traders drop yen shorts and run bare
    Reutersyesterday

    To avoid a 'flash crash', FX traders drop yen shorts and run bare

    As Japan heads for an unprecedented market holiday, investors around the globe are fretting over the risk of a 'flash crash' or violent spasm in currencies that can occur when traders are away and turnover is super thin. Japanese markets will be shut from April 29 to May 6, easily the longest

  • Business Wireyesterday

    FRN Variable Rate Fix

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  • Dollar-Equities Correlation May Subside as Year Progresses, Strategist Says
    Bloomberg UKyesterday

    Dollar-Equities Correlation May Subside as Year Progresses, Strategist Says

    Apr.24 -- Peter Kinsella, global head of currency strategy at Union Bancaire Privee, discusses the correlation between the dollar and equity markets. Geoffrey Yu, head of U.K. investment office at UBS Wealth Management, also speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

  • Carl Mortished: La dolce vita is under threat in Italy as debt crisis looms
    Evening Standardyesterday

    Carl Mortished: La dolce vita is under threat in Italy as debt crisis looms

    What torments Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, is not Brexit. While Westminster look anxiously at Brussels, fearing Europe’s leaders will lose patience with Britain’s fumbling efforts to leave the EU, people in Brussels look anxiously at Rome. The slow-burning fuse in

  • Reuters - UK Focusyesterday

    FOREX-Aussie stung by soft inflation, U.S. dollar holds near 22-month high

    "Given the large decline over the last 24 hours, I could see AUD bouncing back later today just on profit-taking, but I think in general it's likely to be weak for some time," said Marshall Gittler, currency strategist at ACLS Global, noting that the market expectations for a rate cut in

  • Reuters - UK Focusyesterday

    Sterling at 2-month lows as dollar and Brexit weigh

    The pound held at a two-month low on Wednesday, weighed down by a broad-based rally in the dollar and fading hopes of a breakthrough in Brexit talks between the British government and the opposition. British Prime Minister Theresa May told her top team of ministers on Tuesday that talks with the opposition

  • Reutersyesterday

    Brexit delay has not helped German business climate - Ifo economist

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A dip in German business morale in April points to economic growth in Europe's largest economy being weaker than 0.8 percent this year, Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe said on Wednesday.

  • Reuters - UK Focusyesterday

    FOREX-Aussie stung by soft inflation, U.S. dollar holds near 22-month high

    "Given the large decline over the last 24 hours, I could see AUD bouncing back later today just on profit-taking, but I think in general it's likely to be weak for some time," said Marshall Gittler, currency strategist at ACLS Global, noting that the market expectations for a rate cut in

  • Reuters - UK Focusyesterday

    MORNING BID EUROPE-Scotland eyes post-Brexit future

    Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is due to make a long-awaited speech this afternoon setting out "a path forward" for Scotland and making explicit reference to the possibility of a new referendum on independence. While London insists the 2014 vote in favour of remaining in the

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