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Commodities: Oil stabilises at lower levels in Europe, tin down to record lows

Commodities: Oil stabilises at lower levels in Europe, tin down to record lows

Tue, 30 June 2015

Oil benchmarks stabilised in mid-afternoon European trading, albeit at lower levels, following marked overnight declines stateside and during early Asian trading. At 15:26 BST, the Brent front month f... [more]

Greece requests ESM support from Eurozone

Greece requests ESM support from Eurozone

Tue, 30 June 2015

Greece is requesting a two-year bailout program from the European Stability Mechanism, according media reports Tuesday that cited the office of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. The ESM is Europe's... [more]

Employment prospects bolster US consumers´ mood in June

Employment prospects bolster US consumers´ mood in June

Tue, 30 June 2015

US consumers were considerably more upbeat in June according to the results of a widely-followed survey. The Conference Board´s consumer confidence index rose to a reading of 101.4 points from May´s d... [more]

Employment prospects bolster US consumer confidence in June

Employment prospects bolster US consumer confidence in June

Tue, 30 June 2015

US consumer confidence beat forecast in June, according to figures released by The Conference Board on Tuesday. The index climbed to 101.4 in June from a downwardly revised 94.6 reading in May, exceed... [more]

Chicago PMI misses forecasts in June

Chicago PMI misses forecasts in June

Tue, 30 June 2015

The Chicago PMI rose in June but fell short of expectations as it failed to cross the 50 threshold that separates expansion from contraction. The index rose from 46.2 last month to 49.4 in June, the f... [more]

US house prices climb in April

Tue, 30 June 2015

US house prices climbed 1.1% in April, figures released on Tuesday showed. According to the Case-Shiller 20-city composite index, prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.3% in April, climbing 4.9% year-on... [more]

Varoufakis confirms Greece will not make IMF payment

Tue, 30 June 2015

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis confirmed on Tuesday that Athens will not meet the deadline of midnight on Tuesday to repay €1.6bn owed to the International Monetary Fund. The non-payme... [more]

Greek negotiator Tsakalotos hints at last minute deal

Tue, 30 June 2015

Greece's chief bailout negotiator in Brussels, Euclid Tsakalotos, has confirmed the government is considering a new deal with its European creditors and hinted that a deal may be reached before Sunday... [more]

Britons travelling to Greece warned to bring extra euros

Tue, 30 June 2015

British nationals travelling to Greece have been warned to bring extra euros in cash to cover the duration of their stay in the country. The recommendation by UK officials follows the Greek government... [more]

Eurozone CPI in line with expectations in June

Tue, 30 June 2015

Consumer prices in the Eurozone grew at a slower pace in June, official figures released on Tuesday showed. Consumer prices this month grew in line with expectations, edging 0.2% higher year-on-year b... [more]

Greek government reconsidering Juncker proposal

Tue, 30 June 2015

According to a report citing Greek online newspaper ekathimerini the Greek government may be reconsidering last night´s proposal from European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker. Some members of... [more]

Eurozone unemployment rate steady in May

Tue, 30 June 2015

The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for the Eurozone was steady in May at 11.1%, and down from 11.6% in the same month last year, sticking at its lowest rate since March 2012, according to figur... [more]

Chinese central bank adds to stimulus, injects funds

Tue, 30 June 2015

China's central bank injected fresh funds into the country's financial system on Tuesday in a bid to put a floor under financial markets. The People's Bank of China injected $5.6bn in fresh funds thro... [more]

German jobless claims fall in June, while unemployment rate holds steady

Tue, 30 June 2015

German jobless claims dropped in June, although less than analysts had expected, according to figures released by the country's Federal Statistics Office. Taking seasonal swings into account, jobless ... [more]

US warns Iran even as it says deadline extension possible

Tue, 30 June 2015

Western officials said late on Monday it was not clear whether Iran and six world major powers would be able to reach a comprehensive deal on the country's nuclear programme in time to meet aninternat... [more]

Greek finance minister threatens to seek court injunction against EU

Tue, 30 June 2015

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis threatened to seek a court injunction against the European Union (EU) to block the country's exit from the euro and to stop asphyxiation of the country's bankin... [more]

Brexit would be "disastrous", says City lobby group

Tue, 30 June 2015

A "Brexit" from the European Union would be disastrous for the country, TheCityUK, the UK's financial industry main lobby group, said on Tuesday. Britain's financial industry accounts for 12 % of the ... [more]

Weaker euro to have limited credit impact on UK, says Moody's

Tue, 30 June 2015

The impact of a weaker euro on the UK and other European countries outside the single currency bloc will be limited, according to Moody's. In a report published after the close of markets on Monday, t... [more]

Juncker makes a last-minute offer as Tsipras pushes for 'no' vote in referendum

Tue, 30 June 2015

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker late on Monday made a last-minute offer to the Hellenic nation in a bid to reach a bailout deal before the current programme expires on Tuesday, EU and Gre... [more]

Bonds: Yields plummet on haven bid

Mon, 29 June 2015

Sovereign bond markets saw sharp moves in the aftermath of the announcement of a 5 July referendum in Greece, with analysts struggling to anticipate the probability of a Grexit, what impact it would h... [more]

Greek banks will reportedly open Thursday for pension payments

Mon, 29 June 2015

Greek banks will reportedly open 850 branches on Thursday for the payment of pensions, though they will remain shut for other business all week. Reuters cited a Greek government official as saying tha... [more]

US pending home sales hit highest since 2006

Mon, 29 June 2015

Signed contracts to buy houses in the United States improved to a nine-year high in May, but didn't increase as much as analysts were expecting. US pending home sales rose by 0.9% last month, their fo... [more]

US Supreme Court rejects BP and Anadarko oil spill appeal

Mon, 29 June 2015

The US Supreme Court has rejected appeals from Anadarko Petroleum Corp and BP over fines related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The high court let stand a lower court ruling from June 2014 that... [more]

UBS sees 40% chance of 'Grexit', 40% chance of contagion

Mon, 29 June 2015

Forecasting Greek developments and their market impact has been a humbling exercise, and it just got more difficult, UBS said in a note on Monday, as it examined the current dynamics around the probab... [more]

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