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Weak US Figures Hit Dollar

Here's what you need to know in markets on Monday. Stock markets in Asia fell as investors reacted to Friday's weaker-than-expected US jobs figures....

Royal Bank of Scotland Battles William Glyn Issues

When Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc agreed to sell Williams & Glyn in 2009, it hoped to do so within months. Nearly seven...

Dollar Rebounds as US Unemployment Hits Nearly 8-Year Low

The US dollar rebounded sharply against a basket of currencies Friday after government data pointed to a firming labour market, which could give the...

US Dollar Weakens ahead of Fed Announcement

The US dollar declined against a basket of currencies Wednesday, as investors prepared for the release of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate guidance amid...

Gold Rises on Safe-Haven Demand

The price of gold rose on Monday, climbing above $1,100.00 per troy ounce after oil price volatility spurred market jitters. Precious metals advanced across the...

US Dollar Surges amid China Growth Woes

The US dollar traded higher against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, climbing for a seventh consecutive day amid renewed fears about a protracted...

S&P 500, Dow Post First Annual Losses Since 2008

US stocks declined in the final trading session of the year on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average posting their...

Stocks Turn Lower in Final Trading Day of Year

Wall Street and European stocks continued lower on Thursday, as low trading volumes and weak oil prices continued to weigh on investor sentiment in...

Oil Prices Decline as Concern Over Commodities Continues

Oil prices declined sharply on Wednesday after government data showed an unexpected rise in US commercial crude inventories, raising concerns about an worsening supply glut. The...

US Dollar Stages Rally amid Encouraging Economic Data

The US dollar traded higher on Tuesday amid a bigger than expected rise in consumer confidence, while stocks and oil prices also rallied in...

US Stocks Post Best Week since November

US stocks ended mixed on Thursday, but still posted their strongest weekly gain since November amid a 9% rally in oil prices. The Dow Jones...

Global Markets Little Changed in Holiday-Shortened Session

European stocks ended flat on Thursday, while US markets traded choppy in a holiday-shortened session before Christmas. The pan-European STOXX 600 Index was little changed...

Oil Prices Stabilize following Bigger than Expected US Drawdown

Oil prices turned higher on Wednesday after government data showed a bigger than expected drawdown in US crude inventories, easing concerns about an escalating...

Dollar Weakens following Revised GDP

The US dollar traded lower on Tuesday after government economists trimmed their third quarter estimate for US GDP growth, putting the world’s largest economy...

Oil Prices Touch New 7-Year Lows, Further Downside Predicted

The rout in oil prices continued on Friday in belated response to additional buildup in US crude inventories, fueling concerns about a worsening global...

US Stocks Rise as Rate-hike Looms

US stocks rallied for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, as investors turned their attention to the final day of Federal Reserve meetings ahead...

US Dollar Rebounds, but Pressure Remains

The US dollar rebounded against a basket of currencies on Thursday, but remained under pressure amid growing selling interest, suggesting that investors are becoming...

Commodities Stabilize, Dollar Declines

Commodity prices stabilized on Wednesday, while the US dollar declined sharply in favour of the euro as investors refrained from using the common currency...
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