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Global Economic Update

In the UK, the public sector net borrowing has posted a more-than-expected deficit of £4.40bn in March, from a revised surplus of £0.70bn in February. In France, the industrial business

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Simplification of State bereavement benefits

From 6 April, the State support available to bereaved spouses and civil partners changed. While those already bereaved before this date remain unaffected, a new suite of benefits, Bereavement Support

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Investoo Group acquires Invezz.com

Investoo Group Acquires Leading Financial News Portal Invezz.com Investoo Group, one of the world’s biggest FX trading affiliates, has acquired Invezz.com to extend its reach into the financial trading industry.

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Will the Euro$ fill the gap..?

Morning all. How was it for you…? For me yesterday was a little frustrating considering the build up to the French election and its result. Since the leap of faith

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Commodities Update

Gold Yesterday, gold traded 0.51% higher in the New York session and ended at USD1277.80 per ounce. In the Asian session, at GMT0500, the precious metal is trading at USD1275.50

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Major Indices Update

FTSE100 The FTSE 100 strengthened 2.11% yesterday to close at 7264.68. During the week, the index traded at a high of 7348.99 and a low of 7096.83. The FTSE 100

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Currencies Update

EURUSD The Euro strengthened against the US Dollar in the New York session yesterday, closing 0.02% higher at 1.0863. At GMT0500, the Euro is trading at 1.0862 against the US

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Global Economic Update

In the UK, the balance of firms reporting total order book above normal fell more-than-expected to a level of 4.00 in April, compared to a reading of 8.00 in March.

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Buy-to-let lenders favouring percentage-based fees

Flat fees have long been popular as a way for lenders to maintain profitability while still offering competitive rates, while other products instead carry a variable fee based on the

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Commodities Update

Gold Gold rose during the week, closing 0.12% higher at USD1286.00 per ounce. In the Asian session, at GMT0500, the precious metal is trading at USD1276.90 per ounce, marginally higher