Name Price Chg.% Chg.
Gold 1,249.55 0.70% 8.70
Silver 16.66 0.79% 0.13
Brent Crude 45.94 0.72% 0.33
Krugerrand 1,266.25 -0.99% -12.65
Palladium 858.00 -3.27% -29.00
Platinum 921.00 -1.07% -10.00

IMF argues for gradual removal of fiscal and monetary support in US

The International Monetary Fund trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in the US cautioning about rising levels of public debt, even as it pointed out that the country was in its third-longest expansion since 1850.

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CNN reporters resign over retracted Russia story as Trump goads network

Three journalists have resigned from US media network CNN after the organisation retracted a news story related to potential links between Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia.

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FX round-up: GBP ahead on BoE buffer call and SNP's stance on indyref#2

Sterling enjoyed a minor rise on Tuesday on the back of Bank of England requiring lenders to beef up their cash buffer in case of bad debts.

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London close: Hike in banks' capital buffers hits shares

A stronger sterling weighed on the FTSE on Tuesday, as it emerged the Bank of England will force banks to further bolster their capital buffers to deal with bad debts .


Ukraine struck by massive cyber attack, banks and government hit

A massive cyber attack has targeted much of Ukraine’s state infrastructure as IT systems in the country’s national bank and its largest airport shut down.