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Euro takes a beating from dovish ECB

Mario Draghi set a dovish tone yesterday as the ECB reviewed growth and inflation forecasts lower.

Euro takes a beating from dovish ECB

Construction industry builds up Sterling

Yesterday August’s index figures were released and they pointed to an expansion in the UK construction industry – a healthy showing of 57.3 against July’s reading of 57.1.

Unsettled equities disturb foreign exchange markets

Continued equity market volatility is causing unrest on the currency markets, though not all currencies are complaining.

Pound starts the month behind dollar, euro

Sterling had a rough ride over 24 – 28 August, as wild stock market movements sent investors fleeing to safe havens.

US dollar survives a tough August

US stock markets have closed an August to forget, recording their worst month in three years – and this is despite the US dollar consistently making gains against its major counterparts.

CD South Africa: Light at the end of the tunnel for the rand?

Welcome to September! Spring has arrived in the southern hemisphere, and with it come some green shoots from South Africa's trade balance.

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