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  • Schiff, Waters plan joint Deutsche Bank investigation 24 Jan 2019 03:29 Politico The two California Democrats have been talking about areas of interest for each committee and where there's common ground, Rep. Adam Schiff said | Alex Wong/Getty Images Two powerful House committee chairs are planning a joint investigation into …
  • Australian dollar heading to 60 US cents this year, warns economist 24 Jan 2019 02:55 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Posted January 24, 2019 13:37:03 The Australian dollar will fall to 60 US cents this year and remain there next year, according to an updated forecast from a major economics research house. Key points: Capital Economics is tipping a 16 per cent fall in the …
  • Women Can Use Impact Investing to Change Capital Markets for... 24 Jan 2019 02:32 SF Gate Research shows that while women are highly interested in impact investing, only a small percentage are actually doing it. The new impact investing campaign Invest for Better seeks to mobilize women to activate their capital to create positive change in …
  • 'People were calling me gypsy scum' 24 Jan 2019 02:32 The New Zeland Herald The group of unruly tourists who crashed their car in Māngere say they were distracted by people yelling "gypsy scum" at their vehicle. Witnesses at the scene said the van went over the median barrier at the end of Thomas Rd and Massey Rd. They …
  • Takapuna Beach assault accused's name kept secret 24 Jan 2019 02:32 The New Zeland Herald A member of a group of unruly tourists accused of a Takapuna Beach assault has been granted name suppression. The 26-year-old British man, charged with assault and reckless driving, appeared in the Auckland District Court this afternoon before Community …

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  • 8@eight: Bulls and bears circling each other 23 Jan 2019 21:55 Age As can be inferred, the next 24 hours may well centre on Europe, and its apparently ailing economy. Recall, it was the last round of PMI figures released out of Europe that showed a contractionary figure in that measure in several sovereign economies. …
  • How China Threatens a Rebound in the Dow Jones Today 23 Jan 2019 15:17 Money Morning The Dow Jones today is poised to pounce back after breaking its streak of four consecutive days of gains. Investors are shrugging off concerns about Chinese economic growth as earnings season rolls on. However, new developments in the trade war with China …
  • China to surpass U.S. to become the biggest retail market on the globe in 2019 23 Jan 2019 14:07 MarketWatch China will surpass the U.S. to become the top retail market in the world, according to eMarketer data. Experts say China's market will exceed the U.S. by $100 billion in 2019, with sales growing 7.5% to $5.636 trillion. U.S. retail sales are expected …
  • China set to become world's biggest retail market this year 23 Jan 2019 13:46 BigCharts China will surpass the U.S. to become the top retail market in the world, according to eMarketer data. Experts say China's market will exceed the U.S. by $100 billion in 2019, with sales growing 7.5% to $5.636 trillion. U.S. retail sales are expected …
  • Stock-Index Futures Indicate Losses As Growth And Trade Worries Fester 23 Jan 2019 08:07 Investing.com U.S. stock futures indicated losses for Wall Street on Tuesday, as fresh concerns over the state of the global economy were set to greet investors returning from the long holiday weekend. Earnings will also remain in focus, with a busy week ahead. How are …

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  • Wall Street wavers as signs of future profit growth wobble 24 Jan 2019 03:15 Canberra Times The S&P 500 added 5.80 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,638.70 after a 1.4 per cent loss Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 171.14 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 24,575.62. The Nasdaq composite edged up 5.41 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 7,025. …
  • Sensex, Nifty To Open On Firm Note Ahead Of Key Earnings 24 Jan 2019 03:06 RTTNews Indian shares look set to open higher on Thursday, tracking firm cues from global markets and ahead of key earnings results from prominent companies such as Biocon, Yes Bank and UltraTech Cements. Growth optimism may prevail after a UN report said that …
  • Asian shares subdued as U.S. political standoff, ECB decision eyed 24 Jan 2019 02:56 Investing.com By Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares were subdued on Thursday as political uncertainty in the United States and worries about weakening global economic growth left investors wary of riskier assets. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific …
  • Stocks eke out small gain amid doubt on future corporate profits 24 Jan 2019 01:58 SF Gate Stock indexes spent Wednesday drifting and finished with small gains. While big companies continue to report strong profit growth, investors aren’t sure how much longer it will last. The S&P 500 index rallied in the morning after fourth-quarter …
  • Asian shares edge up, ECB meeting in focus 24 Jan 2019 01:19 Reuters TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose on Thursday after Wall Street managed to end higher, but gains were capped by political uncertainty in the United States and worries about weakening global economic growth. FILE PHOTO - A pedestrian looks at various …

Forex and Commodities News

  • The scramble for Africa goes back many centuries 24 Jan 2019 04:09 The Spectator A thought kept recurring as I read Toby Green’s fascinating and occasionally frustrating book on the development of West Africa from the 15th to 19th centuries: that the money in my pocket was just a piece of polypropylene. And what is that worth in the …
  • Forex: J$132.56 to one US dollar 24 Jan 2019 03:52 Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Wednesday, January 23 ended trading at J$132.56 down by 21 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading at J$99.58 down from J$100.38 …
  • Wall Street wavers as signs of future profit growth wobble 24 Jan 2019 03:15 Canberra Times The S&P 500 added 5.80 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,638.70 after a 1.4 per cent loss Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 171.14 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 24,575.62. The Nasdaq composite edged up 5.41 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 7,025. …
  • Trading room services: Seizing opportunities, protecting clients from risk 24 Jan 2019 03:01 Jerusalem Post The global financial world is dynamic, volatile, complex and full of developments. Interest rates are frequently updated, exchange rates rise and fall, and indices and commodity prices increase and decrease. More often than not, this happens against the …
  • Grain to drive CP Rail’s surging shipments amid high demand for commodities 24 Jan 2019 02:59 Calgary Herald Grain could continue to anchor Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. in 2019 following a record-setting year, with recent federal legislation and higher efficiency likely to bolster revenues amidst a China-U.S. trade battle that could benefit Canadian commodities, …