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June 2016

ECB leave their interest rate on hold

Published: Thursday 02 June 2016

ECB leave their interest and deposit rates unchanged at 0.0% and -0.4% respectively. They also maintained their Asset Purchase programme which will also include Corporate Bond purchases from next Wednesday.  
This afternoon Mark Carney unveiled the new plastic five Pound note featuring Winston Churchill, which should enter circulation in September. Tomorrow we have US non-farm employment data and unemployment rate at 13:30GMT.  

FX news by Chris Verdet