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Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Dollar gains as US manufacturing booms

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Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Low rates spur US corporate debt sales

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Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Earnings and GDP growth fuel India optimism

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Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Dollar gains as US manufacturing booms

Treasury bond yields and the dollar advance as fresh signs emerge of strength in US manufacturing, although equity markets are struggling

Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Low rates spur US corporate debt sales

A decline in US long-term interest rates during August to their lowest level in 14 months has Wall Street anticipating a bumper start to September

Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Earnings and GDP growth fuel India optimism

Data showing that Asia’s third-largest economy expanded at 6% in the first quarter give a fillip to a market that has already jumped 28% in six months

Tuesday 2nd September 2014

QE would end EU financial fragmentation

For large swaths of the eurozone real interest rates remain inappropriately high given low levels of inflation, despite yields being at all-time lows

Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Call for Brussels to clarify trade rules

Commodity groups write to European Commission urging it to define which overseas markets would be exempt from new rules clearing derivatives trades

Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Yen weakens on back of rising wages

Japan issues stronger than expected economic data including a 2.6% lift in earnings in July from the year before – the biggest monthly rise since 1997

Tuesday 2nd September 2014

European stocks rise with all eyes on ECB

European markets opened higher as investors look toward Thursday’s meeting of European Central Bank policymakers to signal fresh stimulus

Monday 1st September 2014

Palladium advances to new multiyear high

Metal made further gains, rising 0.8% to $905.75 on fears tensions between Russia, the world’s biggest source, and Ukraine could trigger another supply disruption

Monday 1st September 2014

ITV boosted by revived takeover hopes

ITV shares rose 3.6% to 218.7p on reports that Liberty Global, its 6.4% shareholder, has been sounding out ITV shareholders about its options

Monday 1st September 2014

Weak China demand sends iron ore tumbling

Australian benchmark price sinks to $87.10 a tonne, taking the year-to-date fall to 35 per cent, just 40 cents off a five-year low