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Euro Mixed Ahead Of ECB Minutes

At 7:30 am ET Thursday, the European Central Bank releases the account of the monetary policy meeting of the Governing Council held in Frankfurt on September 12-13. Ahead of the release, the euro traded mixed against its major rivals. While the euro held steady against the franc, the greenback and the pound, it rose against…

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Ireland Inflation At 17-month High

Ireland’s consumer price inflation accelerated in September, after slowing in the previous month, to its highest level in nearly one-and-a-half years, preliminary data from the Central Statistics Office showed on Thursday. The consumer price index rose 0.9 percent year-on-year following a 0.7 percent increase in August. Inflation was the highest since April 2017, when it…

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Canadian Dollar Slides On Falling Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar dropped against its major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, as oil prices declined following an industry report showing a bigger than expected increase in U.S. crude inventories last week. Crude for November delivery fell $1.16 to $72.01 per barrel. Data from the American Petroleum Institute showed that U.S. crude inventories…

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Gold Prices Rise As Risk Appetite Wanes

Gold prices rose on Thursday as global growth concerns triggered a heavy sell-off in global equity markets. Spot gold rose 1.2 percent to $1,203.11 an ounce while U.S. gold futures added 1.1 percent at $1,206.60 an ounce. U.S. stocks tumbled the most in eight months on Wednesday as investors fretted about the impact of the…

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Malaysia's Industrial Output Growth Remains Firm In August

Malaysia’s industrial production growth remained robust in August, the Department of Statistics reported on Thursday. Industrial output grew 2.2 year-on-year in August, compared to forecasts for a 2.3 percent growth. This follows a 2.6 percent gain in July. The growth in August was driven by an increase of 4.3 percent in manufacturing and 4.0 percent…

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Portugal Inflation Accelerates In September

Portugal’s consumer price inflation accelerated in September after slowing in the previous month, data from Statistics Portugal showed on Thursday. The consumer price index rose 1.4 percent year-on-year following a 1.2 percent increase in August. Inflation was 1.5 percent in July. Core inflation, which excludes energy and fresh food, climbed to 0.9 percent from 0.6…

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U.S. Dollar Slides On Slowing Consumer Inflation

The U.S. dollar lost ground against its key counterparts in the European session on Thursday, following the release of data showing an unexpected rise in weekly jobless claims last week and a slowdown in consumer inflation for September, which eased concerns about more aggressive path for rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. Data from the…