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Impending Rate Decision Causes GBP to Rally

On Thursday, 4 February 2016 the Bank of England will announce its interest-rate decision. The GBP/USD pair is rallying in anticipation of the outcome.
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Stocks Higher on Budget Talks and Strong Cyber Monday Sales

Weekly gains in tech stocks, as online shopping this holiday season rose by a massive 17% during the much-discussed Cyber Monday, marking the initial period of pre-Christmas retail sales.
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Stock Markets Post Strongest Rally Since June on US Budget Confidence

Most equity markets were propelled higher into the close of the week as news headlines centered on the comments made by US President Obama, which suggested that an agreement will be reached with respect to the US budget, and that the negative ramifications of the Fiscal Cliff will be largely avoided.
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Fiscal Cliff Talks Remain at Forefront as Stocks Post Weekly Declines

Equity markets posted gains into the close of the week, helping to remove some of the losses posted previously, after the Republican Congressional leadership in the US met with President Obama and later released comments to the media suggesting that the conversations were “constructive.”
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Equity Markets Attempt a Late-Week Rally Despite Fiscal Cliff Concerns

Equity markets attempted a rally into the end of the week, paring the overall losses (-2.3%) seen in the last 5 trading sessions, as consumer configures took some attention away from the latest “fiscal cliff” discussions.
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Non Farm Payrolls to Determine This Week’s Market Close

Equity markets are showing some strength into the end of the week, with European stock markets building on the biggest daily rally seen in the last month.
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