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    1. September 3, 2013

      Dollar pushed higher by US factory data

      The dollar hit a six-week high after strong data from the US manufacturing sector bolstered expectations that the Federal...

    2. February 14, 2013

      Risks of weaker sterling have increased

      Sterling fell to multi-month lows against the dollar and the euro this week after the Bank of England raised its inflation...

    1. October 2, 2012

      Rate cut knocks Australian dollar

      The Australian dollar hit a three-week low on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of Australia unexpectedly cut interest rates in...

    2. September 27, 2012

      How long can equities defy economic malaise?

      The strong performances by riskier assets over the summer flew in the face of some worrying economic fundamentals and...

    3. August 31, 2012

      Greenback fails to claw back earlier losses

      The dollar failed to claw back earlier losses after a keenly awaited speech by Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve chairman, left...

    4. FT Alphaville

      May 21, 2012

      A new step for Man (and sector valuations generally?)

      Man Group caught the hedgie sector off-guard on Monday with an intriguing deal to buy institutional fund-of-funds specialist...

    5. February 10, 2012

      Icap suffers after Goldman downgrade

      Icap , the FTSE 100 interdealer broker, was among the biggest fallers on the index on Friday after Goldman Sachs took the...

    6. November 9, 2011

      Sterling draws strength from haven status

      Sterling has confounded analysts’ expectations to strengthen this month against the euro, adding fuel to the theory that it...

    7. August 26, 2011

      Dollar pares losses after Jackson Hole speech

      The dollar was in the spotlight this week as traders awaited guidance on US monetary policy from Ben Bernanke, chairman of...

    8. August 16, 2011

      Talk mounts of euro peg to rein in Swiss franc

      The Swiss authorities are set to face a stern test if they are to stem investor appetite for their currency. Speculation...

    9. FT Alphaville

      August 4, 2011

      Gold's non-record level

      What with all its recent records, you’d be forgiven for thinking that gold prices were dangerously extended. However,...

    10. June 22, 2011

      Goldman Sachs note lifts London’s fund managers

      Fund managers were in demand on London’s equities market on Wednesday, after upbeat broker comment on the sector. Man Group...

    11. June 17, 2011

      Laird defends with army of bankers

      Could too many bankers spoil a defence? Not for electronic components maker Laird, which has rejected an offer from US group...

    12. April 18, 2011

      S&P US debt move sends shares tumbling

      The spectre of sovereign risk on both sides of the Atlantic spooked markets, sending stocks tumbling and gold soaring to a...

    13. February 25, 2011

      Ashmore buys majority stake in EMM

      Ashmore, the emerging markets specialist asset manager, said it was interested in making further acquisitions in the...

    14. FT Alphaville

      January 14, 2011

      China-Japan analogy du jour

      Quite a lot of the Chinese economy, as we know, is terribly addicted to easy credit. The question, though, is who’s actually...

    15. September 2, 2010

      SNB is backed into a forex corner

      The Swiss franc might be hovering near record highs against the euro, but the Swiss National Bank is unlikely to revert to...

    16. June 3, 2010

      Going riverside

      The property industry is set to lose one of its longest-serving fund managers, after a decision by Thames River Capital real...

    17. March 6, 2010

      Little respite for battered pound

      Sterling tumbled to a 10-month low against the dollar this week as concerns over the UK's record fiscal deficit escalated.In...

    18. March 5, 2010

      Little respite for battered pound

      Sterling tumbled to a 10-month low against the dollar this week as concerns over the UK’s record fiscal deficit escalated.In...

    19. March 2, 2010

      Polls point to a hung parliament in Britain

      For many months, David Cameron, leader of Britain's opposition Conservatives, has seemed destined for a clear victory in the...

    20. September 24, 2009

      Overview: Central banks’ plans to cut loans hit stocks

      Risk assets ran into heavy weather on Thursday as big central banks moved to scale back emergency lending programmes,...

    21. September 22, 2009

      Overview: Dollar’s weakness reinvigorates equities

      The dollar sank to a fresh one-year low against the euro on Tuesday, driving commodity prices higher and helping global...

    22. July 23, 2009

      RBA may rein in Aussie dollar

      The Reserve Bank of Australia’s strong track record in market intervention suggests the Australian dollar’s upside could be...

    23. June 3, 2009

      LSE holds its head up and FTSE 100 takes a step back

      London Stock Exchange was in demand yesterday even as the FTSE 100 slipped from its highest level in nearly five months....

    24. June 2, 2009

      LSE holds its head up

      London Stock Exchange was in demand on Tuesday even as the FTSE 100 slipped from its highest level in nearly five months....

    25. May 7, 2009

      Buy, buy, Bolton

      Anthony "buy-buy" Bolton preached to the converted, as the Fidelity president attempted to talk markets into the recovery...

    26. March 26, 2009

      Dollar dips as Geithner's 'loose talk' hits world's reserve currency

      The dollar fell briefly yesterday after Tim Geithner, the Treasury secretary, appeared to suggest that the US was open to...

    27. March 26, 2009

      Geithner gaffe on China plan drags on dollar

      The dollar fell briefly yesterday after Tim Geithner, US Treasury secretary, said he was open to exploring a Chinese...

    28. March 26, 2009

      Geithner's 'loose talk' over China currency plan causes dollar dip

      The dollar fell briefly yesterday after Tim Geithner, American Treasury secretary, appeared to suggest the US was open to...

    29. March 26, 2009

      Dollar dips as Geithner's 'loose talk' hits world's reserve currency

      The dollar fell briefly yesterday after US Treasury secretary Tim Geithner said he was open to exploring a Chinese proposal...

    30. March 25, 2009

      Dollar dips on Geithner’s ‘loose talk’

      The dollar fell briefly on Wednesday after Tim Geithner, the Treasury secretary, appeared to suggest that the US was open to...

    31. March 13, 2009

      Swiss stoke fears of 'currency wars'

      The Swiss National Bank sparked talk of a global currency war yesterday when it intervened to weaken the Swiss franc, the...

    32. March 13, 2009

      Swiss spark 'currency war' jitters

      The Swiss National Bank moved to weaken the Swiss franc yesterday, the first time a big central bank has intervened in the...

    33. March 13, 2009

      Swiss National Bank intervenes in markets to weaken the franc

      The Swiss National Bank moved to weaken the Swiss franc yesterday, the first time a leading central bank has intervened in...

    34. March 12, 2009

      Swiss action sparks talk of ‘currency war’

      The Swiss National Bank moved to weaken the Swiss franc on Thursday, the first time a big central bank has intervened in the...

    35. March 12, 2009

      Swiss intervention sparks talk of ‘currency war’

      The Swiss National Bank sparked talk of a global currency war on Thursday as it surprised investors by intervening to bring...

    36. November 7, 2008

      Sterling makes gains after bold cut

      Sterling held up well on Thursday, given the scale of the Bank of England’s rate cut and its impact on government bond...

    37. November 7, 2008

      Sterling makes gains after bold cut

      Sterling held up well yesterday, given the scale of the Bank of England's rate cut and its impact on government bond...

    38. FT Alphaville

      October 28, 2008

      OTC to become UTC, taking ICAP and TP with'em?

      Blindingly obvious, really – which is not to say the market has quite factored in the new reality. From Chris Turner at...

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