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The two-day annual Jackson Hole symposium was the main theme driving the markets this week with intermittent bits of economic data over the week. Monday was fairly quiet as lack of any economic data saw the markets trading in range. On a slow day, the markets reacted a bit to comments from various central bankers. BoJ's Kuroda said that the cen...

2016-08-26 John Benjamin Read more

Market Summary Germany’s Q2 GDP confirmed at 0.40%, slower than first quarter Weaker sterling gives a boost to British manufacturers ZAR falls as South Africa’s finance minister faces investigation BBA: UK mortgage approvals rise in the first month after Brexit Today’s Economic events Australia construction work done q/...

2016-08-24 John Benjamin Read more