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Bitcoin plunges as hackers launch attack on exchanges Bitcoin prices plunged on Wednesday, after the two largest Bitcoin trading exchanges came under attack from hackers in the latest development to roil the virtual... Read >>

Bank of England updates forward guidance on interest rates The Bank of England updated its forward guidance on interest rates on Wednesday, saying that it will not raise rates until the spare capacity in the U.K. economy has... Read >>

Forex - Pound moves higher after BoE updates guidance The pound rose to two week highs against the dollar on Wednesday after the Bank of England outlined a new forward guidance policy and upgraded its forecast for economic... Read >>

Grains mixed; corn down again on ample supply view U.S. grain futures were mixed on Wednesday, with corn prices declining for the third consecutive session amid concerns over ample supplies. On the Chicago Mercantile... Read >>

Silver futures fluctuate in rangebound trade Silver prices swung between small gains and losses in rangebound trade on Wednesday, as traders reassessed their expectations for how quickly the Federal Reserve will... Read >>

Bond yields fall to lowest on record as Italy sells 12-month debt Italy saw borrowing costs fall to the lowest level on record at an auction of 12 month government bonds on Wednesday, amid easing concerns over the health of the euro... Read >>

Euro zone industrial production falls 0.7% in December Industrial production in the euro zone fell more than expected in December, fuelling concerns over the outlook for economic growth in the single currency bloc, official... Read >>

Dollar slips vs. yen, Aussie, Kiwi hit 1-month highs The dollar slipped lower against the yen on Wednesday, while the Australian and New Zealand dollar strengthened after robust Chinese trade data allayed fears over a... Read >>

Copper futures higher after Chinese imports rise to record Copper futures advanced on Wednesday, after upbeat Chinese trade data eased fears over a slowdown in the world's second largest economy. On the Comex division of the... Read >>

Forex - Pound steady ahead of BoE inflation report The pound was little changed against the dollar on Wednesday, ahead of the release of the Bank of England's quarterly inflation report, amid expectations that the bank... Read >>