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Forex - USD/CAD off highs after U.S. jobless claims rise The U.S. dollar pulled back from three and a half year highs against the Canadian dollar on Thursday after data showed that U.S. jobless claims rose to the highest level since March.... Read >>

Gold prices break below USD1,200 after jobless claims data Gold prices fell to the lowest levels of the session below the key USD1,200 level on Thursday, following the release of data showing that the number of people who filed for... Read >>

U.S. initial jobless claims rise by 10,000 to 379,000 last week The number of people who filed for unemployment assistance in the U.S. last week rose to the highest level since late March, dampening optimism over the U.S. labor market, official... Read >>

Forex - GBP/USD remains moderately lower on Fed news The pound remained moderately lower against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, as the greenback remained supported after the Federal Reserve decided to begin tapering its stimulus program... Read >>

Forex - EUR/USD near two week lows after Fed taper The euro was trading close to two week lows against the broadly stronger dollar on Thursday after the Federal Reserve announce that it will start to roll back monetary stimulus from... Read >>

Bitcoin prices bounce back 20% to hit USD715 Virtual currency Bitcoin rallied 20% to recover most of the previous session's losses on Thursday, as investors returned to the market to take advantage of lower prices following the... Read >>

European stocks hold gains as Fed news supports; Dax jumps 1.32% European stocks remained sharply higher on Thursday, as global markets remained supported by the Federal Reserve's decision to hold low interest rates and begin to taper its stimulus... Read >>

U.S. futures steady after Fed rally; Dow Jones down 0.02% U.S. stock futures pointed to a steady open on Thursday, after the rally caused on Wednesday by the Federal Reserve's decision to slowly begin tapering its stimulus program next... Read >>

Dollar rally pauses after Fed taper decision The dollar's rally against the other main currencies paused on Thursday, with the greenback taking a breather, following initial strong gains in the wake of the Federal Reserve's... Read >>

Fed reduces stimulus program but says rates to remain low The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will start tapering its economic stimulus program from next month, but reiterated that interest rates will remain low in order to support... Read >>