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17 Aug 2017, 8:07

LONDON BRIEFING: Kingfisher Keeps Cautious Outlook For UK, France

LONDON (Alliance News) – Kingfisher reiterated its cautious outlook for its second half on Thursday, as it reported a fall…

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17 Aug 2017, 6:55

France’s Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2011

PARIS (Alliance News) – France’s unemployment rate dropped in the second quarter to the lowest since late 2011, data from…

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17 Aug 2017, 6:55

UK Government Officials ‘Confident’ Of Brexit Talks In Autumn

LONDON (Alliance News) – UK Government officials remain “confident” they will make sufficient progress by October to ensure Brexit trade…

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17 Aug 2017, 6:41

South Korea’s Moon: There Will Be No War On Korean Peninsula

SEOUL (Alliance News) – Never again will there be war on the Korean Peninsula, South Korea’s President Moon Jae In…

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Economics

17 Aug 2017, 6:40

Trump’s Failure To Denounce Neo-Nazis A ‘Huge Mistake,’ Says Germany

Berlin (Alliance News) – US President Donald Trump’s failure to distance himself from neo-Nazis is a “huge mistake,” German Foreign…

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17 Aug 2017, 6:39

Pence Pressures Latin American Allies On North Korea

Santiago/WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – US Vice President Mike Pence called on Latin American allies to sever diplomatic and economic ties…

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17 Aug 2017, 6:19

European Economics Preview: Eurozone Inflation, Foreign Trade Data Due

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Final consumer prices and foreign trade figures from euro area and retail sales from the UK…

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17 Aug 2017, 3:15

Japan July Trade Surplus Y418.8 Billion

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Japan posted a merchandise trade surplus of 418.8 billion yen in July, the Ministry of Finance…

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17 Aug 2017, 1:55

Japan Has Y418.8 Billion Trade Surplus

TOKYO (Alliance News) – Japan had a merchandise trade surplus of 418.8 billion yen in July, the Ministry of Finance…

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16 Aug 2017, 21:17

MEXICO: NAFTA Members Launch First Round Of Renegotiation

OTTAWA (Alliance News) – Canada, Mexico and the US on Wednesday launched the first round of renegotiation on the North…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 19:06

Fed Concerned About Low Inflation, Minutes Show

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The Federal Reserve remains on track to unwind its USD4.5 trillion balance sheet at an “upcoming”…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 18:13

Republicans Condemn Violence At Rally In Virginia Outright

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – From former presidents to current congressional leaders, frustrated Republicans on Wednesday distanced themselves from President Donald…

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16 Aug 2017, 17:13

UPDATE: Kenya Opposition To Challenge Kenyatta’s Victory In Court

NAIROBI (Alliance News) – Kenya’s opposition will challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory at the Supreme Court, opposition leader Raila…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 17:09

Sarah Champion Resigns From Shadow Cabinet Role Over Newspaper Column

LONDON (Alliance News) – Sarah Champion has resigned as shadow women and equalities secretary and apologised for her “extremely poor…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 15:50

Kenya Opposition To Challenge Kenyatta’s Victory At Supreme Court

NAIROBI (Alliance News) – Kenya’s opposition will challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory at the Supreme Court, opposition leader Raila…

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Calendars

16 Aug 2017, 15:46

International Economic Events Calendar – Next 7 Days – FXStreet (16th Aug 2017)

times in BSTTime Country Event Consensus PreviousThursday, August 17      00:50 Japan Adjusted Merchandise Trade Balance…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 15:21

ECB’s Lautenschlager Says “Clock Is Ticking” For Banks In Brexit Preparation

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – Eurozone banks must prepare themselves for the worst case scenario of a hard Brexit and they…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 14:59

UPDATE: Trump Praises North Korean Leader For ‘Very Wise’ Decision

SEOUL (Alliance News) – US President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s apparent decision to…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 13:53

UPDATE: Italy GDP Growth At 6-Year High, But Is Still Eurozone Laggard

ROME (Alliance News) – Italy is experiencing its best growth rates in six years, but the eurozone’s third-largest economy is…

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16 Aug 2017, 13:45

REPEAT: US Housing Starts Come In Below Expectations In July

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Government statistics released on Wednesday showed that housing starts unexpectedly fell in July from the previous…

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16 Aug 2017, 13:44

Russia Opposes Further Economic Sanctions Against North Korea

MOSCOW (Alliance News) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed opposition on Wednesday to imposing further economic sanctions on North…

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16 Aug 2017, 13:43

Housing Starts Below Expectations In July

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Government statistics released on Wednesday showed that housing starts unexpectedly fell in July from the previous…

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16 Aug 2017, 13:41

UPDATE: Zambia Releases Opposition Leader As Treason Charges Dropped

LUSAKA (Alliance News) – Zambia’s opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema left prison on Wednesday after the director of public prosecutions dropped…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 13:39

UPDATE: London Doesn’t Want Border Checks With Ireland After Brexit

LONDON (Alliance News) – The British government said Wednesday it does not want to reintroduce border controls between Northern Ireland…

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16 Aug 2017, 13:37

President Trump Praises North Korean Leader For “Very Wise” Decision

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – US President Donald Trump praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s apparent decision to back away…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 13:34

TOP NEWS: Eurozone Economy Expands At Faster Pace As Estimated

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The euro area economy expanded as initially estimated in the second quarter with better contribution from…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 13:30

Eurozone Economy Expands At Faster Pace As Estimated

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The euro area economy expanded as initially estimated in the second quarter with better contribution from…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 12:35

UK Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 1975, Earnings Growth Exceeds Forecast

LONDON (Alliance News) – The UK unemployment rate declined further in the second quarter to the lowest level in 42…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 11:05

South Korean Premier Rejects Opposition’s Call For Nuclear Armament

SEOUL (Alliance News) – South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak Yeon has dismissed calls by opposition politicians for the country…

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Economics

16 Aug 2017, 10:35

US, Mexico And Canada Gather For Trump-Era Trade Talks In Washington

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – US, Mexican and Canadian negotiators are set to gather in Washington Wednesday for a first round…

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