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11:49
Italian consumer prices miss forecasts by wide margin in June
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The cost of living in Italy saw a large and unexpected drop in June, leading some economists to mark down their forecasts for euro-area wide data which were set for release at the end of the same week.

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11:32
Euro area money supply growth steady in May
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Lending activity within the euro area expanded at a steady pace last month with a slight improvement in a key gauge, official data revealed.

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11:17
Obamacare repeal vote delayed as Republicans tussle
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Republicans in the US Senate have delayed a crucial vote on the introduction of healthcare reforms in the country, as some within the party threatened to revolt against the legislation.

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11:12
It's not the right time to raise interest rates, BoE's Cunliffe says
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It's not the tight time for a hike in Bank Rate, the Deputy Governor for Financial Stability said.

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10:59
French consumer confidence soars after elections
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French consumer spirits were buoyed following the elections, a possible indication that the French had bought into new president Emmanuele Macron's promises of deep reforms to reinvigorate the economy, the results of an official survey revealed.

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09:19
Euro headed back to 1.30?
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The European single currency pierced a key level of technical resistance and past a certain point further gains might trigger another large move higher, according to technical analysts.

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09:08
Valuation of some assets somewhat rich, Fed's Yellen says
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The head of the US central bank reiterated that a gradual path of policy tightening would likely be appropriate, adding that the valuations of some asset prices had become somewhat rich.

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27 Jun
IMF argues for gradual removal of fiscal and monetary support in US
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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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27 Jun
CNN reporters resign over retracted Russia story as Trump goads network
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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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27 Jun
FX round-up: GBP ahead on BoE buffer call and SNP's stance on indyref#2
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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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27 Jun
London close: Hike in banks' capital buffers hits shares
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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 .

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27 Jun
Ukraine struck by massive cyber attack, banks and government hit
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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.

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27 Jun
Commodities: Crude futures rise on hopes of API data showing draw in US stores
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Crude-oil futures are riding higher Tuesday as the market looks to industry data out later to show a draw in US stockpiles.

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27 Jun
US house price growth slows in April - S&P/Case-Shiller
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House price growth in the US unexpectedly slowed down in April, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller National Home Price Index.

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27 Jun
Numis stays at 'add' on Northgate with 600p target price
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Analysts at Numis stuck to their 'add' recommendation and 600. 0p target price for shares of Northgate.

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27 Jun
Italian consumers and businesses grow more confident in June
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Italian businesses and consumers were in a chipper mood in June amid improved perceptions of the economic environment and as order books grew.

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27 Jun
China is steady, we are capable of achieving main targets says Premier
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China, the world's second largest economy, is capable of achieving its full-year growth target and controlling systematic risks despite challenges,announced Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China.

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27 Jun
White House warns Syria is preparing for another chemical attack
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The United States has said it believes there are preparations being made for another chemical attack in Syria, and warned Bashar al-Assad’s regime against the use of such weapons.

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27 Jun
Euro gains as ECB's Draghi says factors weighing on inflation are transitory
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The factors dampening inflation pressures are only temporary but in order for prices to return to target policy-makers need to be persistent, prudence is also called for when re-adjusting policy in reaction to the improving economy, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said.

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