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  • Telefonica cancels Telxius listing due to weak investor interest

    Telefonica, one of the world's biggest telecoms groups, had a debt pile of 52.57 billion euros at the end of June

  • Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal

    Energy firm PetroChina's stock on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose more than three percent on news that the OPEC cartel had agreed to cut production

  • Energy shares buoyed global stocks on Thursday as crude prices added to the previous session's gains on optimism over a plan among OPEC members to curb output. The expected agreement lifted the currencies ...

  • One currency could get hit harder than the Mexican peso if Donald Trump wins, according to one pro currency trader.

  • FX Focus: Pound remains in retreat mode over dismal mortgage data

    The pound slipped against major currency crosses for a third successive session on Thursday (29 September) after the Bank of England said mortgage approvals were at their lowest level since November 2014. Earlier in the session, the British central bank said mortgage approvals for house purchases came in at 60,058 in August, …

  • The U.S. dollar hit an eight-day high against the yen on Thursday on reduced appetite for the safe-haven currency a day after OPEC agreed to cut oil output, while easing concerns surrounding the European banking sector helped the euro gain. OPEC agreed on Wednesday to modest oil output cuts in the first such deal since …

  • Sterling slipped to trade around $1.30 on Thursday, on lingering expectations that the Bank of England might further ease monetary policy in coming months. Sterling was a tad weaker at $1.3005, having struck a five-week low of $1.2915 on Sept. 23, its lowest since mid-August. "We continue to see sterling as a vulnerable …

  • Net Asset Value(s) Business Wire - 6 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FUND ¦ DB X-TRACKERS II Australian Dollar Cash UCITS ETF DEALING DATE ¦ 28-Sep-16 NAV PER SHARE ¦ AUD224.5057 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE ¦ 132,912 CODE ¦ View source version on ...

  • An agreement by OPEC members to curb output boosted oil company shares on Thursday, lifted the currencies of crude-producing countries, and drove yields on low-risk government debt higher. Global stocks were pulled higher by the oil company rally, although Wall Street, which rose on Wednesday after the agreement was struck, …

  • The dollar hit an eight-day high against the safe-haven yen on Thursday after an OPEC deal to cut oil output spurred a move into riskier assets, though questions over the efficacy of the agreement left the greenback off its earlier highs. The currencies of oil-exporting countries such as Canada and Norway surged after …

  • Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal

    Energy firm PetroChina's stock on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose more than three percent on news that the OPEC cartel had agreed to cut production

  • Bitcoin may be making a comeback. In fact, many experts say it never really went away despite wild swings in its value.

  • Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal

    Energy firm PetroChina's stock on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose more than three percent on news that the OPEC cartel had agreed to cut production

  • Sterling held steady above $1.30 on Thursday, supported by improved risk appetite in global markets, although expectations that the Bank of England might further ease monetary policy in coming months checked gains. Shafik's comments contrasted with those of fellow policymaker Kristin Forbes, who last week said she saw …

  • The dollar rose 1 percent against the safe-haven yen on Thursday to hit an eight-day high as investors moved into riskier assets following an OPEC deal to cut oil output. The currencies of oil-exporting countries such as Canada and Norway surged after the deal late on Wednesday, but were all slightly down on Thursday, …

  • Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal

    Energy firm PetroChina's stock on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose more than three percent on news that the OPEC cartel had agreed to cut production

  • Is there finally some chance of a breakthrough in Spain's political stalemate? After nine months without a government, and the prospect of a third national election looming, nearly half the leadership of the country's Socialist party has resigned en masse, a manoeuvre aimed at unseating current chief Pedro Sanchez.

  • Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal

    Energy firm PetroChina's stock on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose more than three percent on news that the OPEC cartel had agreed to cut production

  • FOREX-U.S. dollar slips against commodity currencies after OPEC deal Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 28, 2016 20:56 BST

    The U.S. dollar hit a roughly five-month low against the Norwegian crown and fell against other commodity-linked currencies on Wednesday after OPEC sources told Reuters the producing group agreed to reduce its oil output. Two sources in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said the group would reduce output …

  • The dollar edged higher against the yen and euro on Wednesday, but gains were limited as traders awaited more U.S. economic data for clues on whether the Federal Reserve will hike rates this year, while reduced concerns over the European banking system limited the euro's losses. Fed Chair Janet Yellen did not comment on …

  • European, US stocks rise awaiting OPEC decision AFP - Wed, Sep 28, 2016 15:48 BST
    European, US stocks rise awaiting OPEC decision

    Frankfurt's DAX 30 and Paris CAC 40 each gained 1.2 percent compared with closing levels on Tuesday

  • Sterling dips after BoE's Shafik flags rate cut possibility Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 28, 2016 15:46 BST

    Sterling dipped on Wednesday after a Bank of England policymaker said she expected the central bank would "at some point" need to add more monetary stimulus to Britain's economy to cushion the blow dealt by Brexit. BoE Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik - who will be stepping down from the bank's monetary policy committee …

  • FX Focus: Pound continues to lurk around post-Brexit lows International Business Times - Wed, Sep 28, 2016 14:36 BST
    FX Focus: Pound continues to lurk around post-Brexit lows

    The pound continued to trade lower against a basket of global currencies on Wednesday (28 September) in the absence of major guiding macroeconomic indicators and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's latest quip that Brexit talks were likely to start early next year.

  • European stocks rebound awaiting OPEC decision AFP - Wed, Sep 28, 2016 12:39 BST
    European, US stocks rise awaiting OPEC decision

    In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 and Paris CAC 40 indices each jumped 1.0 percent compared with closing levels on Tuesday

  • FOREX-Dollar edges up from 1-month low vs yen, focus on Fed speakers Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 28, 2016 12:05 BST

    The dollar rose against the yen and a basket of currencies on Wednesday, with the focus shifting to Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual testimony before a Congressional committee later in the day. While she is set to focus on financial regulation, traders said she is likely to be asked questions about the …

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