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

26/08/2020(0)
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

24/08/2020(0)
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
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Will a weak dollar bail out emerging markets? Nope

24/08/2020(0)
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
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An unexpected systemic crisis is for sure

18/08/2020(0)
  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

06/08/2020(0)
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
inflation

Euro area annual inflation up to 0.4%

05/08/2020(0)
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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Dominant currencies and the limits of exchange rate flexibility

03/08/2020(0)
Faced with an unprecedented shock of collapsing global demand and commodity prices, capital outflows, major supply chain disruptions and a generalized drop in global trade, many emerging markets and ... Read More
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UPDATE: Sterling rose against a weaker euro but fell versus the dollar

30/07/2020(0)
Sterling rose against a weaker euro but fell versus the dollar on Thursday after the $1.30 level reached late in the previous session did not hold, with Brexit and ... Read More
stock exchanges

European stocks were roughly flat on Wednesday; Earnings in focus

29/07/2020(0)
European stocks were roughly flat on Wednesday as countries around the world report rises in new coronavirus cases, while a fresh U.S. relief package hits an impasse in Washington. ... Read More
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What is ‘LBCOIN,’ the new Lithuanian state-backed cryptocurrency?

24/07/2020(0)
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the development of digital currencies by central banks in a bid to encourage people to turn to cashless payments. One such project is ... Read More
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