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Commodities

21 Apr 2017, 19:46

Crude Oil Plunges As US Seen Outlasting OPEC

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Crude oil futures plunged Friday amid growing evidence that surging US production has prevented OPEC’s supply…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 19:18

Dollar Little Changed As French Election Looms Large

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – The dollar is turning in a mixed performance Friday afternoon, but is little changed overall. Investors…

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Commodities

21 Apr 2017, 19:13

Gold Rises To End Week Flat

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Gold futures rose Friday as nationalist Marine Le Pen remained a favorite to emerge from this…

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London Stock Market comment

21 Apr 2017, 17:11

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: FTSE 100 Suffers Worst Week Since Brexit Vote

LONDON (Alliance News) – London’s blue-chips succumbed to further losses on Friday to round off its worst weekly performance since…

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Markets

21 Apr 2017, 17:09

European Markets Finished Mixed Ahead Of French Election

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – The European markets ended Friday’s session with mixed results. Investors were in a cautious mood due…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 15:03

Dollar Little Changed After US Existing Home Sales

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Following the release of US existing home sales for March at 10:00 am ET Friday, the…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 14:57

Dollar Mixed Ahead Of US Existing Home Sales

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The National Association of Realtors’ existing home sales for March will be released at 10:00 am…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 14:24

Loonie Weakens After Canada Consumer Prices Fall Unexpectedly

CANBERA (Alliance News) – The Canadian dollar dropped against its major rivals in the European session on Friday, erasing early…

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Markets

21 Apr 2017, 13:37

Stocks May See Further Upside After Yesterday’s Rally – US Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Following the rally seen in the previous session, stocks could see some further upside in early…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 13:34

Loonie Drops After Canada Consumer Inflation Data

CANBERA (Alliance News) – Following the release of Canada inflation data for March at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 13:26

Loonie Mixed Ahead Of Canada Consumer Inflation Data

CANBERA (Alliance News) – Statistics Canada releases Canada inflation data for March at 8:30 am ET Friday. Inflation is expected…

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Markets

21 Apr 2017, 13:11

TSX Unable To Sustain Direction, French Vote Looms — Canadian Commentary

OTTAWA (Alliance News) – Markets are on edge Friday morning ahead of a crucial election in France that is seen…

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Commodities

21 Apr 2017, 12:53

Crude Oil On 4-Day Losing Skid, Rig Count Eyed

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Crude oil futures were slightly lower Friday, having dropped every day this week amid signs that…

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Commodities

21 Apr 2017, 12:48

Gold Steady Ahead Of Crucial French Vote

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Gold futures were steady Friday morning as focus shifted to an election in France that may…

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Markets

21 Apr 2017, 12:19

Street Might Open Mostly Higher

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – On a lean weekly closing day, the market may be looking for Home Resales data. The…

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London Stock Market comment

21 Apr 2017, 12:03

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Stocks Drift As UK Retail Sales Slump Sharply

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London were mixed at midday on Friday as investors await the first round of…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 11:53

Euro Eases On Paris Attack Ahead Of Presidential Election

CANBERA (Alliance News) – The euro retreated from early highs against its major rivals in the European session on Friday,…

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Markets

21 Apr 2017, 11:24

European Shares Mixed As French Election Draws Near

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European stocks were mixed on Friday as uncertainty prevailed ahead of this weekend’s French presidential election…

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Companies

21 Apr 2017, 11:09

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: UK Retail Sales Decline More Than Forecast In March

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following is a summary of top news stories Friday.———-COMPANIES———-Reckitt Benckiser Group said it expects its…

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Markets

21 Apr 2017, 10:38

WINNERS & LOSERS SUMMARY: WS Atkins Rises After Agreeing Takeover

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following stocks are the leading risers and fallers within the main London indices on Friday.———-FTSE…

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Broker Ratings Summary

21 Apr 2017, 10:14

Eurozone Consumers Prepared To Keep Spending Up Despite Higher Inflation: IHS

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Eurozone consumers will be prepared to keep spending at a decent rate despite higher inflation eating…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 10:14

Pound Slides After Weaker-than-expected Retail Sales

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – The pound dropped against its major rivals in the early European session on Friday, as data…

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Broker Ratings Summary

21 Apr 2017, 9:34

BROKER RATINGS SUMMARY: Macquarie Ups National Grid And Cuts Centrica

LONDON (Alliance News) – The following shares received analyst recommendations Friday morning:———-FTSE 100———-MACQUARIE CUTS CENTRICA TO ‘NEUTRAL’ (‘OUTPERFORM’) – PRICE…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 9:33

Pound Falls After UK Retail Sales

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – At 4.30 am ET Friday, the Office for National Statistics has published UK retail sales for…

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Markets

21 Apr 2017, 9:29

Asian Shares Close Higher On US Tax Reform Hopes

CANBERA (Alliance News) – Asian stocks rose broadly on Friday after the Nasdaq Composite index in New York hit a…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 9:26

Pound Pares Gains Ahead Of UK Retail Sales

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – At 4.30 am ET Friday, the Office for National Statistics releases UK retail sales for March.…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 9:03

Euro Little Changed Following Eurozone PMI Data

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Following the release of Eurozone PMI report for April at 4.00 am ET Friday, the euro…

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London Stock Market comment

21 Apr 2017, 8:39

LONDON MARKET OPEN: ‘Trump Trade’ Revival Hopes Boost Miners, Ashtead

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London opened higher on Friday as announcements by the Trump administration in the US…

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Forex

21 Apr 2017, 8:33

Euro Little Changed Following German PMI

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) – Following the release of German PMI for April at 3.30 am ET Friday, the euro changed…

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Briefings

21 Apr 2017, 8:30

LONDON BRIEFING: Reckitt Continues To Review “Non-Core” Food Business

LONDON (Alliance News) – London share prices opened firm on Friday, despite a terror attack in Paris and continued strength…

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