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Forex - Euro drops to 1-year low against stronger pound The euro fell to one year lows against the broadly stronger pound on Wednesday after data showed that the U.K. unemployment rate fell to 7.1% in November, raising... Read >>

Copper declines as traders look ahead to China PMI data Copper futures declined on Wednesday, as traders looked ahead to key Chinese economic data to gauge the strength of the world's second largest economy and biggest... Read >>

Swiss ZEW economic expectations decline to 36.4 in January Economic sentiment in Switzerland deteriorated unexpectedly in January, one month after hitting the highest level since May 2010, industry data showed on Wednesday. In... Read >>

Forex - GBP/USD at 3-week highs after U.K. jobless rate hits 7.1% The pound jumped to three week highs against the dollar on Wednesday after data showed that the U.K. unemployment rate fell to 7.1% in November, increasing pressure on... Read >>

Silver futures edge lower with Fed tapering prospects in focus Silver prices were lower on Wednesday, as growing speculation that the Federal Reserve will make a further reduction in monetary stimulus at its next policy meeting at... Read >>

U.K. public sector net borrowing surplus narrows in December The public sector net borrowing surplus in the U.K. narrowed more than expected in December, official data showed on Wednesday. In a report, the U.K. National... Read >>

U.K. unemployment rate drops to 7.1% in November; pound spikes The U.K.'s jobless rate fell more than expected in November to hit the lowest level since April 2009, reinforcing expectations the Bank of England may raise interest... Read >>

Dollar steady, Australian dollar higher after inflation report The dollar was steady against the euro and the yen on Wednesday, while the Australian dollar moved sharply higher after fourth quarter inflation data came in stronger... Read >>

Crude oil futures rise to 3-week high on global demand prospects Crude oil futures rose to a three week high on Wednesday, as growing optimism over the global economic outlook and the impact on future oil demand prospects boosted the... Read >>

European stocks rise as IMF forecast supports; Dax up 0.21% European stocks were higher on Wednesday, as equity markets remained supported after the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its forecast for global economic... Read >>