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Market News Briefing – Oct. 21st 2016 08:05 (GMT+1)

The Euro fell to its lowest level in seven months against the US dollar, in light of the remarks made by European Central Bank head Mario Draghi which weakened the Euro and boosted the dollar. 46 more words

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Mario Draghi Finds Brevity Is the Soul of Winging it

If the European Central Bank’s press conference were a bond auction, people would be freaking out about how badly today’s failed.

As a matter of course, the ECB’s head of press Christine Graeff routinely brings the curtain down after one hour, usually leaving plenty of attending journalists disappointed, with their hands still in the air. 623 more words


The ECB Just Left Its Interest Rates Unchanged

The European Central Bank left its official interest rates unchanged for the fifth straight month Thursday, at the latest meeting of its policy-setting governing council. 183 more words


Market News Briefing – Oct. 20th 2016 12:45 (GMT+1)

The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged at its base interest rate zero.

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Raise interest rates or face doom

By William Hague
The Telegraph
October 18, 2016

t was May 6 1997, and the forlorn Tory survivors of Labour’s landslide election victory five days earlier had to make our first collective decision. 1,192 more words

Backlash to World Economic Order Clouds Outlook at IMF Talks

Fed by stagnant wages and diminishing job security, the populist uprising threatens to depress a world economy that is already weak and fragile.  The sentiment toward less integration and more trade barriers also pose risks for elevated financial markets that remain susceptible o sudden swings in investor sentiments, as shown by recent news over Deutsche Bank AG’s financial health. 134 more words

Joe Chidley: Rumours of the beginning of the end of easy money — maybe

Eight years on from the global recession, monetary policy continues to be the prime mover of financial markets. And so investors scrutinize every central bank move and parse every central bank statement, looking for clues. 882 more words