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26 Jun
FX round-up: Underwhelmed sterling limps higher as PM May inks DUP deal
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Sterling limped a little higher against the dollar and euro as PM Theresa May's Tories finally inked some kind of government-forming deal with Northern Ireland's DUP.

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26 Jun
BIS warns of mounting US dollar liabilities at Japanese banks
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The so-called central bank to central banks warned over the weekend of the sharp build-up in US dollar assets and liabilities at Japanese and Canadian banks since the Great Financial Crisis.

26 Jun
London close: FTSE higher as PM fashions DUP deal from election flotsam
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London shares closed higher after PM Theresa May crafted a confidence and supply deal with Northern Ireland's DUP from the flotsam and jetsam of her general election humiliation.

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26 Jun
US Supreme Court partially lifts Trump travel ban
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President Donald Trump has had his travel ban partially reinstated by the US Supreme Court, which will take a final decision on the controversial policy in October.

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26 Jun
Commodities: Crude casts off early gains to be firmly down this afternoon
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Crude oil cast away its morning gains to be firmly south as bears again made their presence known in a market deeply uneasy about its chronic global supply overhang.

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26 Jun
FTSE 250 movers: Ultra on the up on acquisition hopes; William Hill falters
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Ultra Electronics shares rose after the company was forced to respond to press speculation over the weekend, after Mergermarket reported it was in talks to acquire its underwater sensors joint venture partner in a bid to strengthen its contractual ties with the US Navy.

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26 Jun
FTSE 100 movers: Banks boosted by Italy news; gold miners lose shine
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London's FTSE 100 was up 0. 7% to 7,472. 51 in afternoon trade as it emerged that Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed a confidence and supply deal with Northern Ireland's controversial Democratic Unionist Party that will allow her to cling to power.

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26 Jun
US durable goods orders miss forecasts in May
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Total durable goods orders in the States shrank by more-than-expected last month, amid sharp falls in those for civilian and defence aircraft and weakness in core orders, with analysts linking the latter to the retreat in oil prices.

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26 Jun
US central bank needs to continue raising rates, Fed's Williams says
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The US central bank needs to continue tightening policy gradually in order to prolong the economic expansion for as long as possible, a top rate-setter said.

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26 Jun
EU-US trade deal negotiations to resume after German elections, report says
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Talks to conclude a trade deal between the United States and European Union will resume after the German elections in September, America’s chief trade negotiator has said.

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26 Jun
London midday: Stocks extend gains as May clings to power with DUP deal
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London stocks had extended gains by midday as it emerged that Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed a confidence and supply deal with Northern Ireland's controversial Democratic Unionist Party that will allow her to cling to power.

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26 Jun
German business confidence hits record high in June - Ifo
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German business confidence unexpectedly improved in June, hitting a new record high, according to a widely-followed survey.

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26 Jun
Turkish troops head to Qatar as diplomatic row deepens
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Qatar is reportedly set to welcome up to 1,000 Turkish troops as the diplomatic row engulfing the state worsens.

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26 Jun
London open: Stocks edge higher as oil rises
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London stocks edged higher in early trade on Monday, with energy shares in the black as oil prices rose.

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26 Jun
London pre-open: Stocks seen higher; Italian banks in focus
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London stocks were set for a positive open on Monday, taking their cue from an upbeat session in Asia.

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26 Jun
Capital Economics sees limited upside for FTSE 100 in 2017 (and 2018)
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The UK economy's performance will continue to exceed forecasts but multiple headwinds will just about brake any further gains in the FTSE 100 in 2017, analysts at one of the City's top research shops said.

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23 Jun
US oil rig count keeps climbing, Baker Hughes says
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The number of oil rigs in operation in the US continued to climb last week, increasing by 11 to 758, according to the results of the most widely-followed survey tracking them.

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23 Jun
FX round-up: Sterling gains on dollar thanks to UK policy hawks coming to fore
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Sterling managed Friday gains on the US dollar thanks to UK monetary policy hawks coming to the fore in recent days, but was otherwise down against a raft of commodity currencies.

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23 Jun
London close: FTSE labours through Friday as sterling gains on underwhelming dollar
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Stocks in London laboured through Friday as sterling made gains against an underwhelming US dollar a day after PM Theresa May met with European leaders in Brussels.

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23 Jun
Price pressures grow in US in June, PMIs show
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Private sector firms in the US continued to record a solid rate of expansion amid signs that economic growth might pick up again, the results of a widely-followed survey showed.

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