Stocks gain as earnings and data please

S&P 500 has best week since July

Strong pound - Jonathan McHugh illustration
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Time we learnt to love a stronger pound

Traditional models no longer match our economic reality, writes Stephanie Flanders

Emerging markets repent of ‘original sin’

Issuing bonds in local currencies has not spared countries from volatility

Stock rotation need not be a story of woe

It’s normal for crowded positions to be flushed out regularly

Piles of pound coins
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Rate rise speculation drives pound higher

Sterling hits four-year high against the US dollar

‘Yes’ vote risk to gilts underestimated

Sterling could fall 5% if Scots embrace independence

Pound hits four-year high on rate outlook

Some now believe interest rates will move later this year

SAP earnings hurt by strong euro

First-quarter operating profit rises but misses analyst estimates

S&P 500 back in sight of record high

Reassuring Chinese data help lift Wall St

Reckitt Benckiser eyes pharma spin-off

Group’s figures bolster ‘capital markets solution’ for RBP unit

Pressure on ECB as inflation falls

Sharp drop in March stokes eurozone deflation fears

End of ‘currency wars’ in sight

Policy shifts in China and Russia offer hope

US Treasury slams China over currency

Stocks end higher after volatile session

Concerns about Ukraine situation intensify

Forex rule confusion risk to UK traders

London’s forex industry may have to hold more capital

China’s forex reserves near record $4tn

Rise coincides with renminbi drop that marks central bank action

Nestlé revenues hit by currency headwinds

Group’s performance struggles in face of Swiss franc’s strength

Draghi intervention has limited euro effect

Verbal signals fail to stop investor appetite for bonds

ECB policy makers plot QE road map

Central bank could buy broad range of assets

Draghi steers ECB towards negative rates

Policy makers look to make it less attractive to hold euros