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Currencies
20 Mar
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Weekly US oil and gasoline inventories fall rapidly, DoE says

US crude oil inventories shrank sharply during the preceding week as exports and refinery activity picked up.

19 Mar
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Brexit: May will write to Tusk to request extension

Theresa May will write to European Council president Donald Tusk to request a delay to the Brexit deadline, Downing Street confirmed on Tuesday afternoon.

18 Mar
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Brexit: Speaker rules out third meaningful vote

Theresa May cannot bring her Brexit deal back for a third 'meaningful vote', the House of Commons speaker ruled on Monday, sending the pound plummeting again.

18 Mar
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US homebuilder sentiment steady in March - NAHB

Sentiment among US housebuilders held steady in March, according to data released on Monday.

18 Mar
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Brexit: Pound slides on doubts over No10's prospect of success

Currency markets were pessimistic on Monday that Theresa May can pull a Brexit rabbit from the hat as she tries to bring sceptical backbenchers and Northern Ireland’s DUP round to supporting her exit deal.

18 Mar
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EU trade surplus with US rises to more than €11bn

The European Union’s trade surplus with the United States continued to rise in January, further underlining tensions between Brussels and Washington.

15 Mar
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US job openings edge higher in January, pointing to gradual pick-up in wages

Rates for job openings and voluntary so-called 'quits' in the US were unchanged in January, pointing to a gradual acceleration in wage growth, economists said.

15 Mar
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Brexiter MPs reject Cox's backstop get-out clause

Eurosceptics in parliament have rejected attorney general Geoffrey Cox’ latest legal advice on the Irish backstop, which was updated in order to try and finally get a divorce deal through parliament.

15 Mar
US consumer sentiment improves in March - Uni Michigan

Consumer sentiment in the US improved in March, according to a preliminary reading from the University of Michigan.

15 Mar
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Deutsche Bank stays neutral on European shares as political risks fade

Strategists at Deutsche Bank stuck to their 'neutral' view for European stocks, despite their being overvalued, arguing that a US-China trade truce and shift towards a Brexit deal would sustain the 'overshoot' in valuations versus their estimate of fair value.

15 Mar
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US industrial production falls short of forecasts in February

US industrial production eked out just a small gain last month, with output in manufacturing hit by a slide in business equipment.

15 Mar
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Credit Suisse upgrades European Cyclicals to 'overweight'

Credit Suisse raised its recommendation on shares of European cyclicals relative to defensives on Friday, from 'benchmark' to 'overweight', while lowering their view on defensives from 'benchmark' to 'underweight'.

15 Mar
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Empire State manufacturing index unexpectedly drops in March

Business conditions in the New York region unexpectedly deteriorated in March, according to a survey released by the New York Fed on Friday.

15 Mar
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Kim Jong Un may halt nuclear negotiations with 'gangster-like' US

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is close to deciding whether to halt denuclearisation talks with the US after President Donald Trump walked away from negotiations in February, according to a North Korean diplomat.

15 Mar
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Eurozone inflation ticks higher as expected in February

Inflation in the eurozone rose as expected in February, according to data released by Eurostat on Friday.

14 Mar
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UK parliament votes to extend Article 50 by majority of 211

MPs voted on Thursday to delay Britain's exit from the European Union for at least three months in another night of chaotic scenes at Westminster.

14 Mar
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Friday preview: EU reaction, British Parliament in focus

All eyes will continue to be trained on Westminster at the end of the week.

14 Mar
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ERG plans to ensure original Brexit date is upheld

Eurosceptic European Research Group brexiteer Steve Baker has said that he has plans to ensure the UK leaves the European Union on the original Brexit date, 29 March.

14 Mar
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China activity data for February receives mixed response from economists

Chinese economic activity slowed down a tad more quickly than expected at the start of 2019, a batch of economic reports revealed, with economists emphasising the negatives in the latest figures.

14 Mar
European parliament rejects launch of EU-US trade talks

European lawmakers have rejected proposals to launch trade talks with the United States.