Daily Investment Market News from London
Monday 28th of July 2014

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Equities News

Equities News

Banks lower as FTSE loses 1.32%

Despite general gains throughout the day, the FTSE 100 was down 1.32% (79.73 points) by the end of trading as the markets saw profit selling and taking after gains over recent months. Banks tended to especially... [Read more]


Forex News

Forex News

Pound weaker on King comments

The British pound was weaker Tuesday after Bank of England Governor Mervyn King said that the Bank could soon cut the rate paid for the Bank of hold reserves. Banks are now paid 0.5 percent on deposits... [Read more]


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Commodities News

Commodities News

Crude, precious metals prices fall; base metals mixed

Crude oil prices fell again Friday, with March contracts for West Texas Intermediate crude down $1.23 to $74.85 per barrel at about half an hour before the close of floor trade on the New York Mercantile... [Read more]


Bonds News

Bonds News

The pound continues to fall as the BoE buys gilts

Quantitative easing as a new policy took its first steps yesterday as many investors looked to sell government bonds to the Bank of England. In an unprecedented response the Bank of England had planned... [Read more]


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