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Dollar flatlines ahead of Yellen, Draghi at Jackson Hole

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LONDON - The dollar was steady on Friday after its strongest weekly run since March and world stocks were near all-time highs as markets waited for steers from the Federal Reserve and ECB on diverging policy plans.

FTSE steadies near 3-week high, focus on Yellen

LONDON - Britain's top share index steadied on Friday, with investors trading cautiously ahead of a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could provide hints about the timing of a U.S. rate hike.

9:30am BST

Sterling holds steady after worst run versus dollar in 6 years

LONDON - Sterling bulls licked their wounds on Friday and fought back from a mauling that has seen the currency suffer its longest losing streak against the dollar in six years.

9:20am BST

Dollar rally pauses as Jackson Hole takes centre stage

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY - The dollar hovered just below its 2014 peak against a basket of major currencies on Friday, with bulls turning cautious ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

4:48am BST

Healthcare stocks lift FTSE 100

LONDON - Britain's top equity index rose on Thursday on gains in healthcare stocks, led by AstraZeneca on speculation rejected U.S. suitor Pfizer might make another bid.

21 Aug 2014
Markets

 

-10.61
6,767.05
-0.16%
60.36
17,039.49
+0.36%
-47.01
15,539.19
-0.30%

Currencies

1.6588
1.2494
1.3275

Other Indices

25,112.23
9,357.95
4,261.64
1,992.37
129.68
171.01

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