28.08.15

U.S. GDP Data Rallies Dollar

• Pound falls to six week low against the dollar.
• Euro weakens as traders ponder more QE.
• Dollar on a high after GDP data.
• FTSE 100 Rallies.

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27.08.15

Stock Markets Recover as Dollar Gains

UK economy ticking along nicely as sterling trades sideways
Euro suffers vs dollar but stands firm against sterling
Dollar supported as US stock markets recover
Oil moves higher on drop in US crude inventories

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26.08.15

Sterling stabilises; No rate rise until 2017?

Sterling recovers, but investors cool UK rate hike expectations
Euro stays high vs dollar; German Ifo business climate rises to 3-month
Dollar holds broad gains after upbeat U.S. data; China rate cut
Aussie weaker despite upbeat construction data, eyes on China

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25.08.15

Sterling slumps against euro.

•Sterling slumps as global stock rout dents BoE view
•Euro soars as risk aversion accelerates
•Dollar gets respite against yen, but China worries linger
•Rand sinks most since 2011 as commodities tumble

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24.08.15

Asian Rout Sends Euro Higher

Pound rises to seven week high against dollar.
Euro seen as safe haven.
Dollar lower. But for how long?
Asian markets scream.

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21.08.15

Sterling & Dollar Hit Session Lows

• Poor retail sales hit sterling.
• Euro surges against dollar.
• Dollar falters after Fed statement.
• FTSE 100 in bear market

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20.08.15

Dollar Falls as Traders Slash Odds for Fed Rate Rise

Mixed evening session for Sterling as GBP/EUR falls but cable rises
Germany & ESM Board of Governors approve €86 Bn Greek bailout deal
Dollar bull herds exposed as September Fed rate-rise odds shrink
Likelihood of US oil sliding to $30 a barrel increasing

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18.08.15

UK Inflation forecast to remain at 0%

• UK Interest rates less likely to rise from historic low of 0.5%
• Euro-zone trade surplus hits six-month high amid weak euro
• Dollar edges higher as focus shifts back to US rate hike prospects
• South Africa’s rand weakens, tests key support level

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17.08.15

Dollar Gains as Yuan Fallout Continues

• Sterling gains against dollar and euro.
• Euro ends week with head above water.
• Dollar rises as traders anticipate rate hike.
• Commodities weaker.

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14.08.15

Sterling Recovers From One-Month Low

• Sterling recovers against euro.
• Euro takes a breather.
• Upbeat data bolsters dollar.
• Oil falls again.

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