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18:55
Fed's Evans sounds dovish note
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A top US central bank official sounded a relatively dovish note on Monday.

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18:39
Bonds: Treasuries start week on a strong note, Bunds underperform
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These were the movements in the most closely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields: US: 2. 37% (-4bp)UK: 1. 17% (-3bp)Germany: 0. 42% (-0bp)France: 0. 97% (-1bp)Spain: 2. 20% (-3bp)Italy: 2. 20% (-3bp)Portugal: 4. 08% (-6bp)Greece: 7. 26% (-15bp) Japan: 0. 06% (-1bp).

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17:58
Europe close: Stocks end lower, but off worst levels
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Europe' main indices traded lower on Monday as doubts over US president Donald Trump’s agenda crept in, sending the euro higher, despite an upbeat reading on German business confidence and positive news on the political front in the Eurozone's largest nation.

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17:16
Directors dealings: Babcock chief, chairman buy on weakness
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Babcock's boss and chairman both picked up shares in the company they lead at the start of the week.

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16:39
HSBC now sees three Fed hikes in 2017 and one more in 2018
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Economists at HSBC raised their interest rate forecasts for the US, bringing them more in-line with the consensus view - up to a point.

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09:17
Europe open: Stocks down as euro gains, oil slips
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Stocks began the morning lower amid dour sentiment after the White House pulled its proposed bill on healthcare reform last Friday, raising concerns that other legislative initiatives on tax reform and infrastructure investment might encounter similar resistance.

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26 Mar
Bonds: Gilts, euro area debt jumps as US healthcare bill put on ice
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These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

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26 Mar
US close: Wall Street ends on a down note after Trump setback in Congress
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Wall Street went into the weekend nursing its worst loss since the week ahead of the US elections as the White House was forced to pull its proposed reform of Obamacare in the face of opposition from within the Republican party's own ranks.

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24 Mar
Republicans pull healthcare bill before vote
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The White House pulled its proposed bill to reform the US healthcare system at the last moment despite what some had assumed to be widespread Republican support to revamp Obamacare.

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24 Mar
Week ahead: Stage set for Parliament to approve Brexit
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Great Britain will formally announce its decision to exit the European Union this week, on Wednesday, kick-starting two years of negotiations with the bloc.

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24 Mar
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 retreated by 88. 14 points to end the week at 7,336. 82.

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24 Mar
Europe close: Stocks head into the weekend on a mixed note
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On the eve of the European Union’s 60th anniversary, European stocks ended on a mixed note after a key vote on a US healthcare bill was postponed, but the euro strengthened after data showed the eurozone's recovery had gained momentum.

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24 Mar
US durable goods orders jump in February, but details weaker
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Orders for goods meant to last more than three years jumped in February on the back of a large increase in those for civilian aircraft.

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24 Mar
Federal Reserve in better position to stop balance sheet reinvestment, Bullard says
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The US central bank may now be in a better position to stop reinvesting the proceeds of its assets in acquiring new ones, a top member of the Federal Reserve said.

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24 Mar
Inflation surge does not automatically mean rates will rise, BoE's Vlieghe says
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Even an acceleration in consumer prices to 3. 5% might not justify a hike in Bank Rate, a top Bank of England official said, unless it is accompanied by growth in wages.

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24 Mar
Bank of Russia surprises with rate cut to 9.75%
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Russia's central bank took markets by surprise on Friday, announcing it had cut its key policy rate in response to a quicker than expected drop in price pressures, with further cuts possible.

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24 Mar
ECB's Praet reiterates rates to remain at current lows, criticises anti-establishment parties

The European Central Bank will keep interest rates low well past the end of its bond purchase programme, its top policy thinker reiterated, while criticising anti-establishment parties' claims about the benefits of exiting the euro.

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24 Mar
Europe open: Lower start despite very strong euro area PMIs for March
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The main stockmarket gauges moved lower in early trading despite very strong readings on the euro area's manufacturing and services sectors and relatively 'dovish' remarks from the European Central Bank's chief economist.

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23 Mar
US House of Representatives postpones vote on healthcare reform
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Leaders of the US House of Representatives put on ice plans for a vote on Thursday night on President Trump's proposal to repeal Obamacare.

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23 Mar
Bonds: Gilts slump on retail sales data as safe haven bid unwinds
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These were the movements in the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields: US: 2. 41% (+1bp)UK: 1. 23% (+5bp)Germany: 0. 43% (+2bp)France: 1. 04% (+0bp)Spain: 1. 73% (-1bp)Italy: 2. 27% (+1bp)Portugal: 4. 20% (+4bp)Greece: 7. 39% (-1bp)Japan: 0. 06% (0bp).

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