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Could today’s UK economic data revive Sterling?

  Sterling slips but awaits UK economic data Apple warning worries the markets US treasury data should confirm safe haven buying   Lacking UK economic data, the Pound slipped yesterday, dropping below €1.20 and below…
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Coronavirus cases decline: What does this mean for the Chinese stock markets?

  US and Canadian holidays leave markets quiet Japan’s economy contracts by 1.6% in Q4 Coronavirus cases slowdown   A slowdown in the cases of Coronavirus - or Covid-19 as it now likes to be known – has allowed…
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What happened with Sterling after Sajid Javid’s resignation?

  Sterling boosted as Sajid Javid resigns Euro under pressure from poor GDP data Happy Valentine’s Day   Does the garage have any flowers left? I am just checking for a friend.   It can’t be good for your…
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RBA Governor Lowe intends to keep low interest rates for years

  RBA Governor Lowe: We will keep low interest rates for years RBNZ interest rates decision driven by minimal economic impact of Coronavirus   Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Lowe stated that “it is quite likely…
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Coronavirus outbreak: How the virus is damaging global economy

  Coronavirus causing movement in the currency markets OPEC reduces forecast for oil production on Coronavirus concerns Trade talks between UK and EU just getting underway   Understandably, just like every other news…
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Reserve Bank of New Zealand leaves base rate unchanged

  New Zealand base rate on hold and Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) upbeat New Coronavirus cases slowing Sterling boosted by rare positive comment from Carney   The Reserve Bank of New Zealand kept the New Zealand…
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USD strengthened as China tries to return to work amid virus concerns

  US Dollar strengthened from China’s tentative to return to work UK Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data due this morning   In spite of a death toll from the Coronavirus of over a thousand tragic souls, China’s factories…

US adds 225,000 new jobs on positive employment data

  US employment data much stronger than expected Chinese inflation spikes but all eyes on Coronavirus   Friday’s US employment data was full of surprises. 225,000 new jobs were created in January and that’s a good…
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Coronavirus forecasts - increasingly dark…

  Worst German industrial production drop since 2009 US employment rules the afternoon   There was a lot of speculation yesterday about the likely impact that Coronavirus will have on global growth. These situations…
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Latest news that could determine the direction of the Pound

  Pound against Euro left no surprises  China cut tariffs on US goods as virus fears keep growing President Donald Trump acquitted by Senate   UK data will play a larger part in determining the near term direction…