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RTRS: Jobless claims hit 42-1/2 year low as labor market firms
  21 Apr 18:39
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level since 1973, suggesting the labor market continued to gain momentum despite weak economic growth...
WSJ: Stocks Steady After ECB Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged
  21 Apr 18:37
European stocks and U...
BLBG: ECB Keeps Up Unprecedented Stimulus as Draghi Assesses Impact
  21 Apr 18:36
Central bank leaves rates, asset-purchase program unchanged
Economists forecast no new measures at Frankfurt meeting
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The European Central Bank left its interest rates at record lows and kept the size of its bond-buying program unchanged as President Mario Draghi waits to see how fresh stimulus measures announced last month affect the economy...
MW: The stock market already hit an all-time high, by this measure
  21 Apr 18:35
Many traders sound angry about the stock market nearing a new record...
KA: ECB leaves key rates unchanged; Draghi faces questions
  21 Apr 18:34
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The European Central Bank has left its key interest rates unchanged as it waits to see whether current record lows will stimulate the tepid recovery in the 19 countries that share the euro currency...
INV: Dollar pushes lower after mixed U.S. data, ECB
  21 Apr 18:31
PT: US dollar ends higher against rupee
  21 Apr 18:30
Mumbai, Apr 21 (PTI) The US dollar ended higher against the 66...
PL: UK wholesale natural gas prices bullish on short system, oil gains
  21 Apr 18:29
UK wholesale natural gas prices turned bullish on the open Thursday as the UK gas system was seen short, with further support offered for the NBP curve as oil prices rose further in overnight trade...
FT: ECB Draghi: Rates are staying low
  21 Apr 18:19
European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has kicked off his post-decision press conference with a dovish message: Rates are going to be this low, or lower, for “an extended time”...
CNBC: Europe under pressure as earnings disappoint; ECB holds rates
  21 Apr 18:18
European markets remained in negative territory on Thursday, after the European Central Bank (ECB) held its key interest rates unchanged, and disappointing earnings capped gains...
MW: Euro spikes, holding on to gains as ECB news conference begins
  21 Apr 18:16
The euro spiked against the dollar Thursday after the European Central Bank opted to leave interest rates unchanged, holding on to those gains as President Mario Draghi started his news conference...
GD: Draghi keeps ECB rates at rock bottom
  21 Apr 18:14
Draghi keeps ECB rates at rock bottom

ECB President Mario Draghi has kept borrowing costs at rock bottom levels, sticking to his course of ultra-loose monetary policy in spite of a barrage of German criticism of his recipe for tackling the euro zone's economic malaise...
BLBG: ECB Leaves Key Rates Unchanged; Draghi Faces Questions
  21 Apr 18:14
Frankfurt, Germany (AP) -- The European Central Bank has left its key interest rates unchanged as it waits to see whether current record lows will stimulate the tepid recovery in the 19 countries that share the euro currency...
BLBG: U.S. Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Drop to Lowest Level Since 1973
  21 Apr 18:13
Jobless claims unexpectedly decreased to the lowest level since 1973 as the U...
MW: Jobless claims fall to 42-year low
  21 Apr 18:12
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) —New applications for unemployment benefits sank to the lowest level in 42 years, pointing to continued improvement in the labor market...
RTRS: IMF trims euro zone growth outlook, keeps spotlight on ECB
  12 Apr 19:02
* Euro zone economy to grow more slowly in 2016, 2017

* Inflation to edge higher, but continued low ECB rates needed

* EU should make full use of budget rules to support growth

By Jan Strupczewski

BRUSSELS, April 12 The euro zone economy will grow more slowly than thought and inflation will pick up only very gradually, putting the onus on the European Central Bank to keep monetary policy ultra-loose for the foreseeable future, the IMF said on Tuesday...
RTRS: GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge up, but concern over corporate results persists
  12 Apr 18:58
* European shares turn positive, but mood remains shaky

* LVMH results weigh on luxury goods producers

* Japan's Nikkei gains more than 1 pct after yen rally stalls

* Wall St to open higher, earnings to remain a concern

* More optimism on oil before producer meeting

By Patrick Graham

LONDON, April 12 A rise in oil prices and gains for some European banking shares helped prod stock markets into positive territory on Tuesday, in a week dominated by what second-quarter corporate earnings will say about the state of global markets and growth...
GF: IMF cuts Japan growth forecasts, warns over deflation
  12 Apr 18:57
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday cut its growth forecast for Japan, saying the economy would shrink next year as a sales tax rise dents consumer spending and warning of a return to deflation...
BS: Retail inflation hits six-month low in March
  12 Apr 18:55
By Manoj Kumar

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's retail inflation eased in March to a six-month low, helped by smaller rises in food prices, giving relief to policymakers as they strive for faster economic growth without unleashing price pressures...
BS: Wall Street set for slightly higher open as oil steadies
  12 Apr 18:54
By Yashaswini Swamynathan and Abhiram Nandakumar

ECM: Lower than Expected Rise in US Import Prices, Export Prices Unchanged
  12 Apr 18:54
US import prices rose 0...
RTRS: Core consumer inflation eases to 4.6-4.8 percent in March - analysts
  12 Apr 18:53
India's annualised core consumer inflation, which excludes energy and food prices, was estimated to have eased to around 4...
RTRS: Industrial output grows 2 percent in February - govt
  12 Apr 18:51
India's industrial output grew at an annual rate of 2...
DY: Stocks eke out modest gains as focus turns to US earnings
  12 Apr 18:50
LONDON (AP) — European stock markets were steady Tuesday as traders awaited the next set of U...
LSE: NZ Dollar Extends Rally Against Majors
  12 Apr 18:47
CANBERA (Alliance News) - The New Zealand dollar continued to be higher against its major rivals in European deals on Tuesday...
BZ: Asian Markets Close Mixed, Europe Mostly Higher Ahead Of Tuesday's U.S. Trading Session
  12 Apr 18:46
Asian markets were mixed during Tuesday's trading session with the Nikkei 225 outperforming other markets...
RTRS: Wall Street set for slightly higher open as oil steadies
  12 Apr 18:45
MW: Import prices climb in March in the first gain since the summer
  12 Apr 18:43
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The cost of imported goods rose in March for the first time in nine months, mostly because of a rebound in the price of gasoline...
MT: Stocks eke out modest gains as focus turns to US earnings
  12 Apr 18:41
LONDON (AP) — European stock markets were steady Tuesday as traders awaited the next set of U...
PT: Gold tops Rs 29k-mark, silver strengthens on global cues
  12 Apr 18:34
Mumbai, Apr 12 (PTI) Gold prices strengthened further and reclaimed the Rs 29,000-mark at the domestic bullion market here today following firm demand from stockists amid positive global cues...
CNBC: US import prices rose 0.2% in March vs. 1.0% increase expected
  12 Apr 18:31
ST: S&P 500 Futures Rise As Bulls Try To Make A Stand
  08 Apr 20:15
Buyers took advantage of the test of lower levels near 2025, and the ensuing rally higher has pushed S&P 500 futures into resistance sitting near 2049...
CT: Oil gushes higher as it heads for best week in five
  08 Apr 20:14
Oil prices sprung into action this afternoon, helped by rising hopes for a freeze deal when the world's major oil producers meet next Sunday...
BLBG: Stocks Jump With Oil Prices as Rallies in Yen, Treasuries Stall
  08 Apr 20:13
Gauge of currency volatility climbs toward highest since 2011
Yen takes a step back after five-day surge to Oct...
BLBG: Treasuries Set for Two-Week Gain; Greenspan Warns of Global Risk
  08 Apr 20:12
Foolish to think U...
MW: Dow industrials jump triple digits as oil rallies, yen softens
  08 Apr 20:12
JU: US stocks jump following another surge in oil prices
  08 Apr 20:10
EW YORK (AP) — U...
  08 Apr 20:09
LONDON: Stocks and bond yields rebounded on Friday, led by a strong rise in oil prices, but were still on track to end lower over the course of a bruising and volatile week that's been marked by the Japanese yen's surge against the dollar...
RTRS: Gains in energy stocks push Wall Street higher
  08 Apr 20:09
Wall Street was higher on Friday, bolstered by a surge in crude oil and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments pointing to resilience in the U...
WR: India becoming new center of oil demand growth
  08 Apr 20:08
SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) -- In the energy world, India is becoming the new China...
UPI: Oil prices on a tear on strong economic news
  08 Apr 20:07
NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- Improving prospects for the U...
MW: Canadian dollar retakes key level as oil prices soar
  08 Apr 20:07
The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U...
NT: Energy stocks lead an early gain on Wall Street
  08 Apr 20:06
NEW YORK - Stocks are rising in early trading, led by energy companies as the price of crude oil turns sharply higher...
NZ: US wholesale stockpiles post biggest drop in almost 3 years
  08 Apr 20:04
WASHINGTON (AP) " The Commerce Department says U...
XH: German exports rebound in February
  08 Apr 20:04
BERLIN, April 8 (Xinhua) -- German exports rebounded in February following two consecutive monthly falls, official data showed on Friday, but analysts remained cautious about the country's foreign trade outlook...
BD: Rand firms amid global risk-on trade
  08 Apr 20:03
THE rand was firmer against the dollar in late Friday trade as an increase in oil prices led to a recovery in investor risk appetite, boosting emerging markets currencies such as the rand...
ECM: Silver Prices Continue Higher as Markets Stabilize
  08 Apr 20:01
Silver prices rose steadily Friday, as global markets stabilized on rising oil prices and improved investor sentiment following comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen dispelling recession concerns...
RTRS: U.S. jobless claims fall, reverse prior week's increase
  07 Apr 18:43
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen despite tepid economic growth...
CT: Interest rates could be going even lower in the Eurozone, the European Central Bank has said
  07 Apr 18:42
Interest rates in Europe could sink even further into negative territory over the next few months, the European Central Bank (ECB) confirmed yesterday, as it said that it would keep all options on the table in its fight to stave off deflation in the Eurozone...
BS: ECB discussed negative-rate exemption, bigger cut in March
  07 Apr 18:42
[FRANKFURT] European Central Bank officials in March discussed a larger rate cut and exempting some deposits from negative rates amid growing concern about the inflation outlook in the euro area...
RTRS: Danish central bank chief says crown's strength is normal
  07 Apr 18:41
The Danish crown remains within its normal range even after a strong appreciation in recent weeks, central bank governor Lars Rohde told Reuters on Thursday, declining to comment on how the bank might stem further upward pressure...
  07 Apr 18:41
TOKYO: Japanese efforts to stem sharp increases in the yen could face increasing opposition from other major economies, making it even more difficult for premier Shinzo Abe's administration to reflate the world's third largest economy out of stagflation...
WSJ: Oil Rally Fades, Sending Global Stocks Lower
  07 Apr 18:37
Global stocks edged lower in volatile trade Thursday, with investors now waiting for a new catalyst to set a direction...
PT: Gold, silver bounce on global cues, jewellers buying
  07 Apr 18:36
Mumbai, Apr 7 (PTI) Riding on a global trend, gold prices rebounded at the domestic bullion market here today following strong offtake from investors and jewellers...
RL: U.S. Futures Drop Despite Rising Crude Prices
  07 Apr 18:35
CNBC: Futures lower; Street eyes oil, central banks
  07 Apr 18:33
CBC: Oil and gas sector says investment down $50B
  07 Apr 18:33
Capital spending in Canada's oil and gas industry will drop by more than half by the end of 2016 as compared to 2014, according to a forecast released by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers...
RTRS: GLOBAL MARKETS-Eyes on Yellen as dollar sinks against yen
  07 Apr 18:32
* Dollar falls below 109 yen for first time since Oct 2014

* European stock markets slip after initial gains

* Investors await comments from Fed chief Yellen

* Oil dips after overnight gains

By Patrick Graham

LONDON, April 7 All eyes in financial markets were on an appearance by Janet Yellen on Thursday after meeting minutes showed the U...
MW: Oil futures waver after supply-driven rally loses steam
  07 Apr 18:31
Oil edged lower in choppy trade Thursday, as investors weighed an unexpected decline in U...
BLBG: S&P 500 Futures Fall as Yen Climbs With Gold on Growth Concern
  07 Apr 18:30
European stocks reverse earlier gains amid uncertain outloook
Gold climbs on cautious Fed stance while copper declines
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RTRS: Dollar sinks again after Fed remains cautious
  07 Apr 18:29
The dollar's fall against the yen deepened on Thursday after minutes of the U...
MW: U.S. jobless claims fall 9,000 to 267,000
  07 Apr 18:28
The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last week fell by 9,000 to 267,000, keeping initial claims near the lowest level in decades...
RTRS: Dollar and shares lick wounds ahead of Fed minutes
  06 Apr 15:45
The dollar edged up from a 17-month low against the yen on Wednesday and buffeted European share prices latched on to a rebound in oil to move off their lowest level in over a month...
RTRS: Rising U.S. inflation would take a bite out of the dollar
  06 Apr 15:44
Currency market strategists are predicting greater weakness in the U...
BLBG: Asian Energy Stocks Rise With Crude Oil as Japanese Shares Slip
  06 Apr 15:42
Yen surges to highest level in 1 1/2 years, Nikkei declines
Shanghai Composite Index Halts Four-Day Winning Streak
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Asian energy stocks advanced as crude oil futures rallied, while a stronger yen weighed on Japanese shares...
MW: European stocks rebound from six-week low
  06 Apr 15:40
European stock markets moved cautiously higher on Wednesday, as a rally in oil prices boosted energy companies and upbeat Chinese data calmed nerves about growth in the world’s second-largest economy...
MW: Construction spending falls 0.5% in February
  01 Apr 19:34
Spending on construction declined 0...
BLBG: Manufacturing in U.S. Expands for First Time in Seven Months
  01 Apr 19:33
Manufacturing expanded in March for the first time in seven months, fueled by a surge in orders that signals American factories are emerging from their worst slump since the last recession...
JM: European Markets Down 2% After U.S. Payrolls Increased 215,000 in March
  01 Apr 19:31
European markets began the quarter with a loss as weak data from Japan put pressure on the broad market, while energy stocks declined on lower oil prices...
FX: The dollar delta to payrolls
  01 Apr 19:31
There’s a reason why #NFPGuesses trends on Twitter on payroll day, because that’s what they are for the most part, guesses...
RTRS: C$ weakens to a 3-day low on lower oil, U.S. jobs data
  01 Apr 19:17
TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened to a three-day low against its U...
BY: Dollar Down, Again, Oil to Blame
  01 Apr 19:13
The U...
RTRS: Strong U.S. jobs report unlikely to sway cautious Fed
  01 Apr 19:13
ND: Dollar Turns Higher After Healthy Jobs Report
  01 Apr 19:10
By Joseph Adinolfi, MarketWatch , Rachel Koning Beals

Yen rises as oil prices slide

A stronger than expected March U...
CM: GBP Exchange Rates Dive on Slowing Manufacturing Output
  01 Apr 19:09
In response to disappointing manufacturing output, the British Pound softened versus nearly all of its major peers...
BS: World stocks start quarter in the red as US jobs report looms
  01 Apr 19:07
The latest twist was this week's surprisingly dovish tone from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, which saw investors further scale back expectations for how far and fast US interest rates would rise in future
Gloomy Japanese manufacturing data on Friday ensured a downbeat start to the second quarter, driving stocks lower and supporting safe-haven assets like gold and the yen as investors awaited a US payrolls report later in the day...
NT: Global stock markets fall after strong US jobs report
  01 Apr 19:07
LONDON - Global stocks fell Friday after a report showed U...
SK: Stocks slump alongside crude oil
  01 Apr 19:04
Stock futures point to a lower open as crude oil tumbles and the Bank of Japan's quarterly manufacturing survey missed expectations; Dow -0...
BLBG: Global Stocks Drop as Crude Retreats; Jobs Data Boost Dollar
  01 Apr 19:03
Oil erases 2016 gain on Saudi comments on output freeze
S&P 500 futures retreat as Europe, Japan shares tumble
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American stock futures fell as global equities started the second quarter with the steepest loss since February amid renewed selling in crude...
CNBC: US stocks open lower on disappointing global data, oil slide
  01 Apr 19:03
RTRS: Stocks start quarter in the red as U.S. jobs report looms
  01 Apr 19:02
Gloomy Japanese manufacturing data on Friday ensured a downbeat start to the second quarter, driving stocks lower and supporting safe-haven assets like gold and the yen as investors awaited a U...
ACT: Mid-Day Report: Dollar Mixed after Non-Farm Payroll
  01 Apr 19:01
Dollar is mixed in early US session after job data...
CNBC: Oil prices fall 4% on skepticism over deal to freeze output
  01 Apr 19:00
Oil futures sank about 4 percent on Friday, with the market growing increasingly skeptical that a looming deal to freeze crude production can help clear a global glut...
MW: Dollar turns higher after healthy jobs report
  01 Apr 18:59
A stronger than expected March U...
RTRS: U.S. nonfarm payrolls increase solidly, wages rebound
  01 Apr 18:49
MW: U.S. stock futures trim losses after March job gain beats forecasts
  01 Apr 18:47
MW: U.S. adds 215,000 jobs in March; unemployment 5%
  01 Apr 18:46
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The U...
RTRS: New home sales rise on strong gains in the West
  23 Mar 20:45
New U...
RTRS: Oil down over 2 percent as markets braces for U.S. inventory data
  23 Mar 20:45
Oil prices fell more than 2 percent on Wednesday as traders awaited U...
RTRS: Fed speak pushes dollar higher, Europe shares in black
  23 Mar 20:40
The dollar crept towards its strongest week in a month on Wednesday as markets rethought the outlook for U...
LSE: Stocks Move Mostly Lower Amid Drop In Commodities Prices - US Commentary
  23 Mar 20:39
WASHINGTON (Alliance News) - After ending the previous session mixed, stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of early trading on Wednesday...
BLBG: Pound May Jump 9% Versus Franc If U.K. Stays in EU: UBS Wealth
  23 Mar 20:39
Franc will act as `ultimate safe haven' if `Brexit' happens
UBS Wealth expects Britain to stay in EU after June 23 vote
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The battered pound may rally about 9 percent against the Swiss franc if Britain votes to remain in the European Union, according to UBS Wealth Management, which manages about $2 trillion...
FT: European Central Bank needs more than a light touch
  23 Mar 20:30
The European Central Bank shone a bright image of a euro symbol on its new Frankfurt headquarters for several days this month as part of a local art exhibition...
TH: Global Stocks Stable in Aftermath of Brussels Attack
  23 Mar 20:27
"What we quite often see after these tragic events is the initial reaction in the market is quite negative -- we see this flight to safety and gold and the yen become more favored," said Craig Erlam, a senior market analyst at Oanda, based in London...
BS: Oil prices dip before US inventories report
  23 Mar 20:25
Oil prices slid today in cautious trade following the Brussels attacks, and as supply glut worries grew before the latest snapshot of US energy stockpiles...
MW: Oil falls further after EIA reveals a 9.4 million-barrel rise in U.S. crude supplies
  23 Mar 20:25
Oil futures lost more ground on Wednesday after the U...
PT: EIA: Wells drilled since 2014 provide half of U.S. production
  23 Mar 20:24
Wells drilled since 2014 now account for nearly half of all U...
WSJ: Oil Slides Further on Inventory Glut
  23 Mar 20:23
Oil prices are falling into deeper losses as U...
BLBG: Bank of Thailand Keeps Rates Unchanged at 1.5%
  23 Mar 20:23
Bank of Thailand waits to gauge success of fiscal efforts
Prayuth's government adding funds to boost housing market
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Thailand’s central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged for a seventh straight meeting and said it stands ready to curb volatility in the baht as the country seeks to avoid a fourth straight year of export contraction...
BLBG: World's Banks Targeted by Expanding U.K. Startup GoCardless
  23 Mar 20:22
Payments specialist targets big business, North America
Notion Capital leads venture firms in latest investment
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