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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 >>

Gold hovers near 1-week low on U.S. stimulus outlook Gold prices declined on Wednesday to hold near the previous session's one week low, as expectations for the Federal Reserve to continue tapering its stimulus program... Read >>

Forex - NZD/USD edges higher but gains limited The New Zealand dollar edged higher against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, but gains were expected to remain limited as expectations for the Federal Reserve to... Read >>

Forex - AUD/USD rises after positive Australian data The Australian dollar rose against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, after the release of positive economic reports from Australia, although demand for the greenback... Read >>

Asia stocks mixed; Nikkei ends up 0.2% after BoJ outcome Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, with shares in Japan ending higher after the Bank of Japan kept its pledge to expand the monetary base by an annual JPY60... Read >>

Forex - Dollar moves higher vs. yen, euro steady The dollar moved higher against the yen on Wednesday, regaining ground after the yen briefly touched session highs when the Bank of Japan kept monetary policy... Read >>