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Commodities Update

Gold Gold rose during the week, closing 2.11% higher at USD1255.70 per ounce. In the Asian session, at GMT0500, the precious metal is trading at USD1252.10 per ounce, marginally higher

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Major Indices Update

FTSE100 The FTSE 100 rose 0.48% during the week to close at 7470.71. During the week, the index traded at a high of 7533.70 and a low of 7381.74. The

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Currencies Update

EURUSD The Euro traded 2.53% higher against the US Dollar during the week, with the pair closing the session at 1.1204. At GMT0500, the Euro is trading at 1.1188 against

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Global Economic Update

In the UK, the consumer price index (CPI) registered a higher-than-expected rise of 2.7% YoY in April, compared to a rise of 2.3% in March. The ILO unemployment rate unexpectedly

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Savers Pitted Against Inflation As 2.7% CPI to Squeeze Nest Eggs In Real Terms

Your well earned £10,000 saved in your basic high street account today, will be worth only £9835 in real terms, after 1 year at this rate of inflation. Even those

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Commodites Update

Gold Yesterday, gold traded 0.84% lower in the New York session and ended at USD1246.80 per ounce. In the Asian session, at GMT0500, the precious metal is trading at USD1248.50

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Major Indices Update

FTSE100 The FTSE 100 weakened 0.89% yesterday to close at 7436.42. During the week, the index traded at a high of 7533.70 and a low of 7369.23. The FTSE 100

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Currencies Update

EURUSD The Euro weakened against the US Dollar in the New York session yesterday, closing 0.11% lower at 1.1100. At GMT0500, the Euro is trading at 1.1111 against the US

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Global Economic Update

In the UK, retail sales advanced more-than-expected by 2.3% MoM in April, compared to a revised drop of 1.4% in March. The European Central Bank (ECB) in its latest meeting

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Commodities Update

Gold Yesterday, gold traded 0.13% higher in the New York session and ended at USD1236.80 per ounce. In the Asian session, at GMT0500, the precious metal is trading at USD1243.20