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Major Indices Update

FTSE100 The FTSE 100 strengthened 0.35% yesterday to close at 7404.13. During the week, the index traded at a high of 7439.08 and a low of 7304.77. The FTSE 100

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Currencies Update

EURUSD The Euro strengthened against the US Dollar in the New York session yesterday, closing 0.1% higher at 1.1479. At GMT0500, the Euro is trading at 1.1528 against the US

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Global Economic Update

In the Eurozone, the final consumer price index (CPI) climbed as expected by 1.3% YoY in June, compared to an advance of 1.4% in May. The preliminary figures had also

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China targets bears, again

Mike van Dulken & Henry Croft at Accendo Markets commented to clients this afternoon: “Equity markets are positive into the new week. The UK’s FTSE is testing last week’s highs

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China readying for soft take-off?

Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning: FTSE 100 Index called to open +10pts at 7390, holding above its 7380 pivot of the

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Banking on good results

Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets commented to clients this morning:   FTSE 100 Index called to open +5pts at 7420, continuing its 7405-7430 consolidation following Wednesday’s

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Another choppy week over as markets test crucial levels.

Another choppy week over as markets test crucial levels. The Euro$ is finding it difficult to breath above 1.1500 and once again bores us with its 1.1400 habit. This entire

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Commodities Update

Gold Yesterday, gold traded 0.2% lower in the New York session and ended at USD1217.10 per ounce. In the Asian session, at GMT0500, the precious metal is trading at USD1215.90

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Major Indices Update

FTSE100 The FTSE 100 weakened 0.05% yesterday to close at 7413.44. During the week, the index traded at a high of 7439.08 and a low of 7303.46. The FTSE 100

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Currencies Update

EURUSD The Euro weakened against the US Dollar in the New York session yesterday, closing 0.12% lower at 1.1401. At GMT0500, the Euro is trading at 1.1405 against the US