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04/24/2014 - 7:17am
Tension in Ukraine helped boost Brent to $109.25 at 8:40 GMT on Thursday morning. The commodity was supported after Moscow promised a response in Ukraine if its interests came under attack.
04/24/2014 - 7:15am
The euro was steady at $1.3838 at 8:20 GMT on Thursday morning as investors awaited European Central Bank head Mario Draghi's speech, set for later in the day.
04/24/2014 - 7:09am
Tension in Ukraine stepped up on Wednesday after Moscow warned that it was prepared to step in if there were any attacks on its interests in Ukraine. The strong statement from Russia came just day...
04/23/2014 - 7:37am
Brent crude oil was steady above $109 as investors kept a close eye on the developing situation in Ukraine and breathed a sigh of relief following in-line Chinese data. The commodity traded at $10...
04/23/2014 - 7:35am
The euro held on above $1.38 as investors looked to the European Central Bank for clues about whether or not it would ease further at its upcoming May meeting.
04/23/2014 - 7:26am
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Data from China confirmed that the nation was experiencing a slowdown and disappointed those who were hoping that the world’s second largest economy was picking up steam. However, the figures were...
04/22/2014 - 7:29am
With tension in Ukraine weighing heavily on investors’ minds, Brent crude oil approached $110. The commodity traded at $109.77 at 6:32 GMT on Tuesday morning as last week’s Geneva Accord looked li...
04/22/2014 - 7:28am
The euro fell to its lowest level in almost two weeks on Tuesday, finally feeling the effects of European Central Bankers’ concerned remarks. The common currency traded at $1.3787 at 6:12 GMT  as...
04/22/2014 - 7:24am
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took a step closer to his goal of a more aggressive investment strategy on Tuesday when the nation began to overhaul its public pension fund. The $1.26 trillion...
04/21/2014 - 7:22am
The euro began the week on a high note, holding onto its gains despite ECB efforts to talk the currency down. The common currency traded at $1.3824 at 7:30 GMT on Monday as many worried that the s...
04/21/2014 - 7:19am
Profit taking took Brent crude oil lower on Monday morning, but the commodity was well supported by concerns about the situation in Ukraine. Brent traded at $109.19 at 7:50 GMT as investors worrie...
04/21/2014 - 7:02am
The recent agreement between Ukraine and Russia to deescalate growing tension between the two nations will be put to the test just days after it was made. On Sunday evening, a gun Battle in a pro-...
04/18/2014 - 5:30pm
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Earnings season is in full swing next week with almost a third of S&P 500 companies set to report. Markets will be alive as investors look to big names for news which could propel stocks and e...
04/17/2014 - 7:31am
Brent crude oil ticked up on Thursday morning as rising tension in Ukraine increased worries about supply interruptions. The commodity traded at $109.72 at 8:25 GMT as peace talks in Geneva began to...

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