CURRENCIES
17 Nov
Zimbabwe's President Mugabe makes first public appearance in days after military takeover
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Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance after being placed under house arrest by the country's military on Wednesday.

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17 Nov
Credit card providers to seek customer consent before raising credit limits
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Credit card providers have agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority to ask customers' permission before raising their credit card limits, after research found this was a contributing factor to debt problems for many people.

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16 Nov
Fed's Mester says impact of ageing on interest rates is unclear
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The impact that older demographics will have on interest rates is unclear, a top US central bank official believes.

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16 Nov
NAHB housing market index hits eight-month high in November
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Sentiment among US housebuilders unexpectedly improved in November, hitting an eight-month high, according to data released on Thursday.

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16 Nov
Autos and chemicals boost US industrial production in October
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US manufacturing roared back into life in October, amply offsetting a large drop in mining output.

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16 Nov
US import prices rise by less than forecast in October
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Import prices in the States rose by less than expected last month despite a large increase in the cost of fuel imports.

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16 Nov
US jobless claims unexpectedly rise
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The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, according to data from the Labor Department.

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16 Nov
Indian Supreme Court demands Government regulate Bitcoin
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The Supreme Court of India called on the nation's government on Tuesday to take steps to regulate the use of crypto-currencies such as bitcoin.

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16 Nov
Philly Fed index slips by more than forecast in November
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Activity in the US mid-Atlantic factory sector cooled slightly more than expected in November, the results of a widely-followed survey revealed, although a key sub-index tied to the pace of new orders continued to push higher.

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16 Nov
Euro area CPI slips in October, Eurostat confirms
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Consumer prices in the euro dipped in October amid broad-based declines outside of food, alcohol and tobacco.

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16 Nov
Bitcoin getting 'more attention than it deserves' - Morgan Stanley CEO
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Investors who think Bitcoin is a stable investment are “deluding themselves”, Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman has said.

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16 Nov
Mugabe remains under house arrest as Zimbabwe waits on army
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Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe remains under house arrest in the capital of Harare as citizens of the country wait on the next move of the army.

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15 Nov
US open: Stocks come off lows after stronger than expected data
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Wall Street is trading slightly lower, but well-off its intra-day lows, following the release of stronger than expected consumer price inflation and retail sales data for October and amid lingering concerns about the progress being made by the White House on tax reforms.

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15 Nov
Empire State manufacturing index drops more than expected in November
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Manufacturing activity in the New York Fed's jurisdiction deteriorated more than expected in November, according to data released on Wednesday.

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15 Nov
US retail sales jump past forecasts in October
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Retail sales volumes in the States increased more quickly than expected last month, amid a jump in demand for motor vehicles and parts in the wake of the hurricanes that struck the Gulf of Mexico.

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15 Nov
US core CPI edges past forecasts, some economists see big rise ahead
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The cost of the living in the States increased a tad more quickly than expected last month as rising prices for used cars and trucks, shelter and medical care services pushed the so-called 'core' rate higher.

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15 Nov
UBS sees S&P 500 at 2,900 by year-end 2018
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The balance of risks for US equities is skewed to the upside, UBS said in an equity strategy note, as it targets a year-end 2018 level of 2,900 for the S&P 500.

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15 Nov
French core CPI inflation remains subdued in October
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The cost of living in France increased last month, bolstered by higher fresh food prices, especially butter, amid slight signs of building price pressures, according to economists.

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15 Nov
Euro area trade surplus at widest on record in September
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The single currency bloc's trade surplus in goods with the rest of the world jumped in September to its highest level on record as import demand fell off.

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15 Nov
PCE inflation should be allowed to run above 2%, Fed's Evans says
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The US central bank should be willing to allow inflation to run moderately above its target and say so clearly, a top official said.

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