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BT slides in London after Labour vows partial nationalization in free broadband pledge

Talk of partially nationalizing BT sent those shares lower in London, weighing on the FTSE 100 index. Mining stocks rose on hopes of trade-talk progress. 9:04 a.m. Today

How China is ‘reshuffling the cards’ by promoting the yuan as a global currency

The emergence of the yuan in trade-weighted currency baskets is shaking up the traditional drivers of the foreign exchange market, says Société Générale. 9:02 a.m. Today

Asian markets gain after Kudlow says trade deal near

Asian markets advanced in early trading Friday after White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said a U.S.-China trade deal was close. 10:53 p.m. Nov. 14, 2019

Today in Commodities

Why farm bankruptcies have climbed, even with milk and cheese prices up 40% this year

After suffering significant declines over the past few years, prices for milk and cheese are trading roughly 40% higher this year, but the rally didn’t come fast enough for dairy farmers, who have seen a spike in bankruptcy filings.

12:09 p.m. Today

Today in Bonds

10-year, 30-year Treasury yield logs biggest weekly drop in one and a half months

U.S. Treasury yields rise Friday, trimming their week long decline, after an official from the White House suggested negotiations for the phase one trade deal was nearing an end.

4:36 p.m. Today

Currencies Headlines

Asian markets mixed after weaker economic data from China, Japan

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Thursday after weaker-than-expected economic data from China and Japan, and reports of a sticking point in U.S.-China trade negotiations.

11:27 p.m. Nov. 13, 2019
Why stock-market bulls banking on a weaker U.S. dollar could be disappointed

Investors are pining for a top in the U.S. dollar, with some predicating calls for further stock market gains partly on expectations for a weaker U.S. currency. Dollar bulls say don’t count on a weaker currency.

2:24 p.m. Nov. 13, 2019
New Zealand dollar jumps after central bank unexpectedly keeps rates unchanged

The New Zealand dollar surged Wednesday after the country's central bank defied expectations for an interest rate cut, and left policy unchanged. The kiwi dollar jumped 1.1% to 0.6402 U.S. cents. In a statement, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand said at it was leaving the Official Cash Rate at 1% as economic developments since August "do not warrant a change to the already stimulatory monetary policy setting at this time." The central bank slashed its benchmark rate to an all-time low of 1% in August, amid forecasts for tougher economic conditions. Expectations had widely been calling for a cut of 25 basis points, said Ipek Ozkardeskaya, senior market analyst at London Capital Group, in a note to clients. "The RBNZ was the first among the G10 central banks to lower its rates this year faced with the slowing global growth. It may now be the first to pause the monetary easing despite the prospect of a 'subdued' economic growth for the rest of the year," said Ozkardeskaya.

2:33 a.m. Nov. 13, 2019

Benchmark Rates

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Key Cross Rates

United States DollarUSD United Kingdom PoundGBP European EuroEUR Japanese YenJPY
United States DollarUSD /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled0.7751 /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled0.9048 /zigman2/quotes/210561789/realtime/sampled108.7700
United Kingdom PoundGBP /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled1.2902 /zigman2/quotes/210561278/realtime/sampled1.1675 /zigman2/quotes/210561291/realtime/sampled140.3700
European EuroEUR /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled1.1053 /zigman2/quotes/210561278/realtime/sampled0.8565 /zigman2/quotes/210561215/realtime/sampled120.2180
Japanese YenJPY /zigman2/quotes/210561789/realtime/sampled0.0092 /zigman2/quotes/210561291/realtime/sampled0.0071 /zigman2/quotes/210561215/realtime/sampled0.0083

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Key Currencies

Symbol Bid Ask High Low Time(ET)
USDJPY/zigman2/quotes/210561789/realtime/sampled 108.7650 108.7750 108.8550 108.3760 16:59:56
USDCHF/zigman2/quotes/210561981/realtime/sampled 0.9897 0.9901 0.9912 0.9873 16:59:56
GBPUSD/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled 1.2901 1.2903 1.2919 1.2867 16:59:55
EURUSD/zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled 1.1051 1.1054 1.1059 1.1015 16:59:56
AUDUSD/zigman2/quotes/210560947/realtime/sampled 0.6816 0.6820 0.6823 0.6780 16:59:57
USDCAD/zigman2/quotes/210561978/realtime/sampled 1.3221 1.3226 1.3255 1.3217 16:59:56
EURCHF/zigman2/quotes/210561153/realtime/sampled 1.0937 1.0940 1.0949 1.0886 16:59:57
EURJPY/zigman2/quotes/210561215/realtime/sampled 120.1962 120.2399 120.3400 119.4457 16:59:56
NZDJPY/zigman2/quotes/210561685/realtime/sampled 69.5552 69.6269 69.7447 68.7700 16:59:57
AUDCHF/zigman2/quotes/210560928/realtime/sampled 0.6743 0.6753 0.6753 0.6702 16:59:55
AUDNZD/zigman2/quotes/210560938/realtime/sampled 1.0641 1.0661 1.0656 1.0622 16:59:48
CADJPY/zigman2/quotes/210560992/realtime/sampled 82.2400 82.2800 82.3100 81.7844 16:59:57
EUR= European Euro CHF= Swiss Franc NZD= New Zealand Dollar
USD= United States Dollar JPY= Japanese Yen GBP= United Kingdom Pound
AUD= Australian Dollar
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