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Commentary: Does BoE's hawkish lurch nod to "sterling crisis"?

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LONDON As the Bank of England sends its strongest signal to date that the first interest rate hike in a decade is approaching, could Britain be heading towards its first sterling crisis in a quarter of a century?

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Daily Briefing: Brexit divorce bill - an opening shot?

LONDON Ahead of British PM Theresa May's much-awaited Florence speech on Friday, the Brexit noise is inevitably growing louder.

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Borrowing bonds may get harder as Fed pares holdings

The Federal Reserve hopes to pull off the wind-down of its massive balance sheet with minimal market impact, but even a slow withdrawal may increase strains in a crucial section of the bond market. | Video

Portugal's bond yield plays catch up with Southern European peers

LONDON The gap between Portuguese and Italian 10-year government bond yields narrowed on Tuesday to levels not seen since the start of the euro zone debt crisis of 2010-2012, showing how much investor sentiment towards Portugal has improved this year.

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Have investors grown too comfortable with North Korea?

LONDON North Korea's latest missile launch has sparked yet another round of international condemnation but in a pattern increasingly playing out in financial markets, investors already seem to have shrugged it off.

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New hedging rules will make forex traders put up or shut up - every day

LONDON New European Union regulations on foreign exchange trading will make it harder and more expensive to manage currency risk, traders said, especially for large financial counterparties such as hedge funds and insurance companies.

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Commentary: Will markets call the Bank of England's bluff again?

LONDON In the decade since the collapse of Northern Rock crystallized the UK banking crisis, nobody would have made a single penny betting on the Bank of England raising interest rates.

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Don't fear the euro: investors stick with European stocks

MILAN The surging euro has played spoilsport with what had become global investors' top trade this year -- buying European equities - though for some recent weakness in stocks offers a chance to reshuffle portfolios and stay invested.

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Commentary: Rising pound good news for Bank of England, not so much for UK stocks

LONDON Sterling's bounce back to a one-year high against the dollar this week may be welcome news for the Bank of England, but not for UK stock market investors.

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Foreign outflows from Asian equities rise in Aug; analysts stay bullish

Foreign outflows accelerated in Asian equities in August as tensions in North Korea prompted global investors to book profits, but analysts predicted money would return on the back of positive earnings momentum and attractive valuations.

Markets

 

-3.30
7,271.95
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41.79
22,412.59
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169.42
20,479.88
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Most Actives

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Currencies

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Other Indices

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5,241.66
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142.84
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