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Gold prices rebounded from a near two-week low hit; Silver fell 0.8%

Gold prices rebounded from a near two-week low hit earlier on Tuesday, after a sell-off in stock markets prompted investors to seek refuge in the safe haven metal. Spot ... Read More
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World Shares Update: World shares rose slightly on Monday

World shares rose slightly on Monday after losing $2.3 trillion in the last two sessions in a technology stocks led rout as investors reassessed soaring valuations when the global ... Read More

Unemployment rate in Euro area increased

In July 2020, a month marked by some relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures in many Member States, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.9%, up from 7.7% in ... Read More
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Fancy Color Diamond Index (FCDI) tracks changes in yellow, pink and blue stones

Sales of fancy color diamonds have again been too slow for trade body the FRCF to produce a quarterly price index. But it says it can see signs of ... Read More

Annual inflation up to 0.4% in the euro area; The highest and lowest annual rates

In July 2020, a month in which COVID-19 containment measures continued to be lifted, the euro area annual inflation rate was 0.4% in July 2020, up from 0.3% in ... Read More
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European markets look set to start the week on a positive note

European stocks are expected to open in positive territory Monday as investors weigh the latest financial, geopolitical and coronavirus news worldwide. London’s FTSE is seen opening 31 points higher ... Read More

Will a weak dollar bail out emerging markets? Nope

Back in the simpler days of 2019, there was this (now completely forgotten) impending crisis in which emerging market countries’ dollar-denominated debt was going to blow up their – ... Read More

An unexpected systemic crisis is for sure

  Downturns in bank credit expansion always lead to systemic problems. We are on the edge of such a downturn, which thanks to everyone’s focus on the coronavirus, is ... Read More
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Gold price rises above $2,000 for first time

Gold has topped $2,000 (£1,527) an ounce for the first time as traders look for havens amid the pandemic. Investors have moved cash into the precious metal as Covid-19 ... Read More

Euro area annual inflation up to 0.4%

In July 2020, a month in which COVID-19 containment measures continued to be lifted, Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 0.4%, up from 0.3% in June according ... Read More
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