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26 Jun
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No-deal Brexit concerns growing, Carney tells MPs

Market expectations of a no-deal Brexit are on the rise, the Governor of the Bank of England has warned MPs.

26 Jun
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Mortgage approvals ease off previous highs

Mortgage lending eased slightly in May, data published by the UK’s high street banks showed on Wednesday.

25 Jun
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US new home sales fall more sharply than expected in May

New home sales in the States slid last month, alongside a drop in prices.

24 Jun
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Soros leads call from billionaires for introduction of wealth tax

Billionaire investor and philantropist George Soros is leading a call from other billionaires and heiresses including Regan Pritzker and Abigail Disney to have the government introduce a "moderate" tax on wealth in order to address income inequality, climate change and public health issues.

24 Jun
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Trump attacks Federal Reserve for not cutting rates

Donald Trump has taken another swipe at the Federal Reserve, claiming that the Dow Jones Industrial Average could have been “thousands of points higher" if the central bank had not ‘blown it’.

21 Jun
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Moody's reduces Fresnillo outlook to 'stable'

Moody's has reduced its outlook on Fresnillo's debt to 'stable' from 'positive' citing negative free cash flow expectations and the company's exposure to Mexico.

21 Jun
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UK May budget deficit of £5.1bn higher than expected

Public sector borrowing was £5. 1bn in May - higher than expected and £1bn more than a year earlier, official figures showed.

21 Jun
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EU extends sanctions on Russia until 2020

European Union leaders decided on Thursday to extend the bloc's economic sanctions on Russia over the ongoing turmoil in Ukraine into 2020 .

20 Jun
Philly Fed index drops much more sharply than expected in June

Factory sector activity in the US mid-Atlantic region cooled a tad last month amid worries over global trade frictions, mainly between the US and Mexico, but some economists were expecting a rebound following the recent resolution of that dispute, subject to a thawing in the trade relationship between Washington and Beijing.

20 Jun
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Bank of England votes unanimously to keep rates on hold

The Bank of England has left interest rates unchanged, it announced on Thursday, despite acknowledging that the outlook for the UK economy had weakened.

20 Jun
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Rome extends financial olive branch to Brussels

Italy has earmarked more than €5bn to pay down debt as it looks to avoid being sanctioned for breaking European Union fiscal rules.

19 Jun
Federal Reserve keeps rates unchanged, Bullard dissents

The Federal Reserve kept rates on hold on Wednesday, but central bankers in Washington D. C. noted that "uncertainties" around the economic outlook had increased, with one rate-setter, James Bullard, breaking ranks and voting for an immediate 25 basis point reduction in the Fed funds rate.

19 Jun
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UK CPI dips in May, but some economists still see hike in Bank Rate

Consumer level inflation slowed a tad last month, led by a seasonal decline in air fares and a drop in new car prices, but some economists still saw scope for Bank to hike interest rates before the year was out.

19 Jun
Bonds: Yields slump after dovish ECB

These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

18 Jun
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Pressure mounts on ECB as inflation cools in eurozone

Annual inflation in the eurozone eased to its weakest rate for a year in May, putting further pressure on the European Central Bank to take action.

18 Jun
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ECB 'not resigned' to low inflation 'even for now', Draghi says

Policymakers at the European Central Bank "are not resigned" to a low rate of inflation for longer or "even for now", Mario Draghi said.

17 Jun
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New York Fed manufacturing survey plummets to near three-year low

The Empire State Manufacturing Index has tumbled into negative territory after recording the largest monthly decline on record.

17 Jun
Labour costs rise across the eurozone

Eurozone labour costs increased in the first quarter, as wage growth picked up across the bloc, official data showed on Monday.

17 Jun
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Deutsche Bank looks to form 'bad bank' as part of serious overhaul

Deutsche Bank will form a "bad bank" as part of a serious overhaul of its operations as chief executive Christian Sewing looks to turn the German lender away from investment banking.