Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1559 0.04% 0.0005
GBP/USD 1.2435 -0.04% -0.0005
GBP/JPY 138.2424 0.09% 0.1310
GBP/CHF 1.2398 0.04% 0.0005
GBP/CAD 1.6586 0.03% 0.0005
EUR/USD 1.0757 -0.09% -0.0009
USD/JPY 111.1710 0.13% 0.1490

US central bank should raise rates four times in 2017, Fed's Rosengren says

The head of the regional US Federal Reserve Bank of Boston called for a faster pace of rate hikes than his colleagues in 2017.

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FX round-up: Sterling's overall reaction to 'Brexit Wednesday' tame, euro down

Sterling saw a rather "tame" reaction to Brexit negotiations being activated by Prime Minister Theresa May, rising from a midday funk to recoup most of its earlier softness against the US dollar.

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Bonds: Fedspeak, ECB report push bond prices higher

These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

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WTI futures rise after weekly US oil stockpile data

Weekly US oil inventories rose slightly during the latest reference week, albeit alongside sharp drops in product stockpiles.

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London close: FTSE fends of Brexit nerves to end Wednesday higher

Equities in London fended off Brexit jitters to close higher, having overcome some softness seen around the time Prime Minister Theresa May fired the starting gun on UK divorce talks with the EU.