William Dudley

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US stocks rose   as expectations that the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset concerns over faltering economic growth spurred by a surprisingly weak jobs report last week. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

US stocks rose in early trading yesterday as expectations that the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset(...)

The euro fell 0.4 per cent to $1.2331 on Wednesday, its weakest since late August 2012

The euro slid to a 27-month trough against a buoyant dollar on Wednesday, a day ahead of a crucial European Central Bank meeting that could pave the (...)

German 10-year yields - which have an inverse relationship to prices - dropped 2 bps to 0.89 per cent, just above record lows of 0.867 per cent hit in August.

German bond yields slipped towards record lows on Wednesday as concerns over global growth spurred demand for safe-haven debt.The euro zone’s largest (...)

Fed officials, including chair Janet Yellen, have viewed the weakness in payrolls, which has been replicated in data such as retail sales, industrial production and home building, as largely weather-related and temporary. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

US job growth rose more than expected in February, which could ease fears of an abrupt slowdown in economic growth and k(...)

Ryanair said it would provide passengers, business travellers and corporate travel departments with more ways to book flights. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
Stocks fall on US budget concerns

The Iseq closed unchanged yesterday at 4,273.23, following a pattern set across Western markets. Traders and analysts put most of the blame for the sl(...)

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