11 Jan
City workers
US initial jobless claims unexpectedly rise

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, according to figures from the Labor Department.

11 Jan
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Canada takes US to WTO in complaint over trade rules

Canada has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization against the US, claiming it has broken international trade rules.

11 Jan
Euro snaps higher after ECB minutes

The euro has snapped higher after rate-setters in Frankfurt dropped a hint that they might harden their so-called 'guidance' for their policy settings.

11 Jan
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Eurozone manufacturers on a roll heading into 2018

Eurozone industrial production jumped more than expected in November and the bloc headed into 2018 on the front foot.

10 Jan
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Commodities: Traders eyeing multiple risks in 2018, including from US policy

Commodities were little changed on Wednesday despite the generally risk-off tone in other markets on the back of a report that China might be mulling reducing or stopping its purchases of US government debt.