COMMODITIES
19 Jan
Commodities: Dollar bounce caps gains in gold
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Swings in the US dollar continued to call the tune for commodity prices, with a bounce in the Greenback´s helping to limit further gains in precious metals.

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19 Jan
Airline bosses report sky high operating costs but remain optimistic for 2017
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The International Air Transport Association has released research suggesting a challenging environment for airlines, including lower passenger yields and an increase in operating costs.

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19 Jan
Marine Le Pen leads poll ahead of French presidential election
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French National Front leader Marine Le Pen has surged ahead in a key poll as attention turns to the presidential election later this year in the country.

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19 Jan
RBS might book charge for US RMBS litigation in Q4, report says
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State-owned RBS might book a charge for expected litigation charges stemming from the US Department of Justice´s probe into its role in that country´s sub-prime mortgage meltdown which ensued during the last financial crisis as soon as in its fourth quarter eanings statements.

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19 Jan
ECB keeps policy measures unchanged
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The European Central Bank decided to keep key interest rates and the asset purchase programme unchanged on Thursday.

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19 Jan
Initial US weekly unemployment claims see large drop
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A key gauge of the short-term health of the US labour market continued to improve during the latest week.

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19 Jan
Philly Fed index unexpectedly jumps in January
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Manufacturing conditions in the Philadelphia region unexpectedly improved in January.

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19 Jan
US housing starts rise more than expected in December
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US housing starts rose more than expected in December, according to data released by the Commerce Department.

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19 Jan
Bonds: Prices continue to move within recent trading ranges
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These were the moves in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bonds:.

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19 Jan
US CPI in line with forecasts in December
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US consumer prices rose in December, driven by gains in prices for energy, second-hand autombiles and medical care commodities.

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19 Jan
Economist Roubini compares Trump strategies with communism
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The economist who predicted the global stock market crash in 2008 has said that if Barack Obama had espoused policies put forward by president-elect Donald Trump, he would be labelled a communist.

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19 Jan
Greatland Gold may have found 'multiple million ounce' gold deposit
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Explorer Greatland Gold said analysis of samples from recent drilling at its Ernest Giles project in Western Australia suggested there may be "multiple million ounce deposits" of gold.

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18 Jan
Fed funds rate headed towards 3% over medium-term, Yellen says

Policy interest rates in the US might rise towards 3% by the end of 2019, the head of the US central bank told an audience.

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18 Jan
Commodities: Saudi energy chief eyes end to OPEC supply curbs
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Falling energy futures dragged the commodities complex lower on Wednesday.

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18 Jan
Mexican peso, Canadian Loonie hit by report US to re-open NAFTA deal
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Mexico´s peso hit a fresh record low on Wednesday evening after The Globe and Mail reported that incoming US trade chief Wilbur Ross had notified the Canadian government of the new American administration´s intention of renegotiating two key pieces of the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement.

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18 Jan
How to trade in the financial markets, FXTM´s Thalassinos explains
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- Written by Andreas Thalassinos, head of education at FXTM .

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18 Jan
US industrial production jumps in December
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US industrial production jumped at the tail-end of 2016 as utilities output soared, albeit amid downwards revisions for data from prior months.

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18 Jan
Brent crude futures fall as IEA chief forecasts higher supplies
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Then current oil prices would definitely trigger a "strong" supply response from US alternative oil producers, the chief of the rich-world´s energy watchdog said.

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18 Jan
IMF chief Lagarde warns global middle class could soon be in 'crisis'
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Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has said that the middle classes of the global economy are close to crisis.

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18 Jan
US drug prices should increase: Pfizer CEO Read
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The CEO of Pfizer, one of the largest pharmaceutical firms in the United States, has said that the best way to make drug prices in the country more competitive is by initially increasing them.

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