Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1735 0.38% 0.0045
GBP/USD 1.2458 0.32% 0.0040
GBP/JPY 140.9585 0.51% 0.7215
GBP/CHF 1.2497 0.40% 0.0050
GBP/CAD 1.6322 0.39% 0.0063
EUR/USD 1.0616 -0.06% -0.0007
USD/JPY 113.1500 0.19% 0.2150

German stocks to continue benefiting from reflation trade, JP Morgan says

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Equity strategists at JP Morgan sounded a confident note on German stocks, telling clients that they would continue to benefit from both the 'global reflation' trade and their allure as a hedge for French political risk.

FX round-up: Sterling traders unnerved by UK retail sales data as dollar resurgent

Sterling traders were unnerved on Friday by worse than expected UK retail sales data, which saw the British currency lower on most key crosses as the US dollar resumed resurgent.

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London close: FTSE mixed as Unilever flies after rebuffed Kraft Heinz bid

London stocks closed mixed after a Friday session that saw blue-chip consumer goods giant Unilever fly higher after it slapped away a $143bn offer from Kraft Heinz, which has indicated it will return to the table.

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Commodities: Crude eases as traders look to looming rig-count data

Crude futures have eased on Friday as traders look to rig-count data out tonight, ahead of the Presidents Day long weekend in the US.

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French left wing candidates mull joint effort as bonds drop

France's presidential election took a further twist on Friday, after left wing candidates Benoit Hamon and Jean-Luc Melenchon said they were discussing a merger in order to combat the National Front's Marine Le Pen.