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Financial News

German survey props up European shares
German survey props up European shares

By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets in Europe recovered from a poor start on Thursday after a batch of more optimistic than expected surveys of German and euro zone ...

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Breakingviews: Economies ill-prepared for rise of robonomics

ReutersOct 23, 2014

(ENGLISH) (SOUNDBITE) REUTERS REPORTER, JON GORDON, SAYING:"It's Thursday Andy, which is when my usually weekly panic attack about the inevitable rise of the robots kicks in. Turns...

Forex

Forex - NZD/USD drops over 1% on soft N.Z. inflation data

Investing.com - The New Zealand dollar dropped sharply against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, weighed ...

 
Forex - Euro at 1-week lows ahead of PMI data

Investing.com - The euro was at one week lows against the dollar on Thursday as markets looked ahead to ...

Commodities

Gold
Gold futures decline ahead of U.S. jobless claims report

Investing.com - Gold prices edged lower on Thursday, as market ...

 
Oil
WTI oil futures trade near 2-year low on demand concerns

Investing.com - West Texas Intermediate oil futures extended ...

 
China
Copper futures inch higher as investors digest China PMI data

Investing.com - Copper prices inched higher on Thursday, as ...

Stock Markets

U.S. stocks mixed on Alibaba IPO, Scotland vote; Dow rises 0.08%

Investing.com - U.S. stocks rose on Friday after investors ...

U.S. stocks extend gains on Fed language; Dow rises 0.64%

Investing.com - U.S. stocks carried Wednesday's gains into ...

 
Asian shares gain with focus on Scotland vote result ahead

Investing.com - Tokyo led Asian stocks higher Friday with the yen...

 
Asian shares climb after Fed comments, Nikkei jumps despite Sony plunge

Investing.com - Shares in Tokyo led Asia higher on Thursday as ...

Economic Indicators

U.K. BBA mortgage approvals fall to 13-month low in September

Investing.com - Mortgage approvals in the U.K. declined to the lowest level in more than a year in September, dampening optimism over the health of the...

Actual:
39.3K
Forecast:41.5K
 
Previous:41.4K
 
U.K. retail sales fall 0.3% in September

Investing.com - Retail sales in the U.K. fell more than expected in September, dampening optimism over the country’s economic outlook, official data...

Actual:
-0.3%
Forecast:-0.1%
 
Previous:0.4%