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27 Mar
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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27 Mar
London close: FTSE falls on resources, financials as Trump's ability to deliver scrutinised
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Equities in London closed the day much lower with investors selling resources stocks and heading for gold on doubts about whether US President Donald Trump will be able to deliver on his healthcare and fiscal stimulus promises.

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27 Mar
FX round-up: Sterling rides higher, seen by some as possibly undervalued
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Sterling posted robust gains on major crosses on Monday, in part due to a weaker dollar as traders pondered whether US President Donald Trump can deliver on his promises and also as some in the market believe sterling may be undervalued after the UK's Brexit vote in 2016.

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27 Mar
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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27 Mar
FTSE 250 movers: Inchcape motors on; miners lose their lustre
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A positive note on Inchcape saw shares in the automotive services and retailer lead the risers on the FTSE 250.

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27 Mar
Russian opposition leader jailed after anti-government demonstrations
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Alexei Navalny, the leader of the opposition in Russia and likely opponent to Vladimir Putin in next year’s election, has been jailed following some of the country’s largest protests in years.

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27 Mar
Commodities: Gold surges after Trump's Healthcare Bill denied by Congress
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Gold surged on Monday afternoon as traders rattled by US President Donald Trump's failure to get his Healthcare Bill passed in Congress on Friday sparked a rush away from the dollar to safe-haven assets such as the yellow metal.

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27 Mar
FTSE 100 movers: Randgold, Fresnillo shine; Babcock slumps
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London's FTSE 100 was down 1% to 7,260. 60 in afternoon trade, while the pound rallied against the dollar amid doubts about Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his fiscal stimulus pledges.

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27 Mar
Opec, non-Opec states defer extension on cuts; Oil price slides
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Opec and non-Opec oil producers agreed to review whether a deal to throttle supply should be given a six month extension.

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27 Mar
Greece to plug refugee intake after reaching its 'limits'
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Greek migration minister Ioannis Mouzalas has said the country will not be taking in any more refugees under the Dublin Regulation, as he says it is no longer able to cope with the amount of people entering the country.

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27 Mar
London midday: Stocks fall as pound rallies amid Trump policy doubts
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Stocks in London were weaker by midday on Monday as the pound rallied against the dollar amid growing doubts about Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his fiscal stimulus promises after Republican leaders withdrew his healthcare bill due to a lack of support.

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27 Mar
Brexit optimism waning: only 29% believe it will benefit economy
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British consumers increasingly believe the economy will be worse off after Brexit, with a new survey finding just 29% people feel separation from the European Union will have a positive effect on the state’s prosperity.

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27 Mar
Rand recoils as Zuma recalls finance minister
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South Africa's rand tumbled sharply on Monday after finance minister Pravin Gordhan was recalled by President Jacob Zuma.

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27 Mar
German business confidence at highest since 2011
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German business confidence unexpectedly improved in March, according to a widely-followed survey.

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27 Mar
London open: Stocks drop after Trump's healthcare defeat
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Equity markets in London fell in early trade amid growing doubts about Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his plans for tax cuts and infrastructure spending after Republican leaders withdrew his healthcare bill at the end of last week due to a lack of support.

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27 Mar
London pre-open: Stocks seen weaker on Trump healthcare fail, Brexit
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London stocks were set for a weaker open on Monday following a downbeat session in Asia, after Republican leaders withdrew Donald Trump's healthcare bill at the end of last week due to a lack of support.

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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
FX round-up: Sterling downcast on Friday as US Congress votes on Trump's Healthcare Bill
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Sterling turned in a downcast Friday performance as it slipped on most key pairs, with global markets drifting as US President Donald Trump's Healthcare Bill goes to a congressional vote, and ahead of UK formally beginning its EU-exit talks next week.

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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
London close: FTSE drifts lower ahead of pivotal US Congress healthcare vote
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Equities in London spent most of the session adrift with a slightly negative bias ahead of the US congressional vote on President Donald Trump's Healthcare Bill, with little in the way of domestic corporate or economic news to provide firm direction.

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