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U.S. Housing Starts Jump 1.5% In October

Housing starts in the U.S. rebounded in the month of October, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday, although the report also showed a decrease in building permits. The Commerce Department said housing starts jumped by 1.5 percent to an annual rate of 1.228 million in October after plunging by 5.5…

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Dollar Little Changed After U.S. Housing Starts

Following the release of the U.S. housing starts data for October at 8:30 am ET Tuesday, the greenback changed little against its major counterparts. The greenback was trading at 1.1418 against the euro, 112.34 against the yen, 1.2843 against the pound and 0.9917 against the franc around 8:31 am ET. The material has been provided…

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Dollar Mixed Ahead Of U.S. Housing Starts

At 8:30 am ET Tuesday, the U.S. housing starts data for October will be issued. The consensus is for 1.240 million, up from 1.201 million in the prior month. Ahead of the data, the greenback traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the greenback fell against the franc and the yen, it rose against the…

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Pound Higher Amid BoE Carney's Testimony

The pound was higher against its major opponents in the European session on Tuesday, after the Bank of England Governor Mark Carney announced his support for the Brexit deal unveiled by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May last week. “We have emphasized from the start the importance of having some transition between the current arrangements and…

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France Unemployment Rate Steady At 8.8% In Q3

France’s jobless rate was unchanged in the third quarter from the previous three months, preliminary data from INSEE showed on Tuesday. The ILO unemployment rate for the metropolitan France was 8.8 percent, unchanged from the second quarter, but was 0.5 points lower than a year ago. The number of unemployed rose by 22,000 sequentially to…