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Dollar remains higher as focus turns to U.S. nonfarm payrolls The dollar remained higher against a basket of other major currencies on Thursday, despite the release of downbeat U.S. jobless claims and factory orders data, as... Read >>

Natural gas futures off the highs after storage data Natural gas futures trimmed gains on Thursday, despite data showing that U.S. natural gas supplies fell more than expected last week. On the New York Mercantile... Read >>

U.S. factory orders dip 0.2% in January U.S. factory orders fell for the sixth consecutive month in January, dampening optimism over the strength of the economy, official data showed on Thursday. In a report,... Read >>

Canadian Ivey PMI rises to 49.7 in February from 45.4 Canada's Ivey purchasing managers' index contracted at a slower rate than expected in February, easing concerns over the country's economic outlook, industry data... Read >>

WTI oil futures turn negative as dollar strengthens after Draghi West Texas Intermediate oil futures turned negative on Thursday, as the U.S. dollar strengthened broadly following comments made by European Central Bank President... Read >>

Forex - USD/CAD rises despite U.S. jobless claims The U.S. dollar rose against its Canadian counterpart on Thursday, as markets shrugged off data showing that U.S. jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week. USD CAD... Read >>

Forex - Euro hits fresh 11-1/2 year lows after Draghi remarks The euro fell to fresh 11 and a half year lows against the dollar on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said its quantitative easing program... Read >>

Gold modestly higher after Draghi remarks, jobless claims data Gold inched up modestly on Thursday, after the European Central Bank announced that its €60 billion monthly bond buying program would start on March 9 and last until... Read >>

U.S. Q4 non-farm productivity revised down to -2.2% from -1.8% U.S. non farm productivity declined more than initially expected in the fourth quarter, while unit labor costs rose sharply, official data showed on Thursday. In a... Read >>

U.S. initial jobless claims rise by 7,000 to 320,000 last week The number of people who filed for unemployment assistance in the U.S. last week rose unexpectedly, dampening optimism over the strength of the labor market, official... Read >>