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Bank of England

The Bank of England (formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England) is, despite its name, the central bank of the whole of the United Kingdom and is the model on which most modern, large central banks have been based. It was established in 1694 to act as the English Government's banker, and to this day it still acts as the banker for HM Government.

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Jim Flaherty Dies soon after Quitting as Canada's Finance Minister
Jim Flaherty Dies soon after Quitting as Canada's Finance Minister

By Reuters

Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, who steered Canada through the global financial crisis and then nearly eliminated the huge budget deficits he had run up in the process, died on Thursday just weeks after resigning. (Apr 11)

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Australian Regulator Joins Global Probe of Forex Rates Rigging as Serious as 2012 Libor Rate Scandal

By IBTimes AU

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is taking part in a global international investigation into foreign exchange rate riggings said to be as serious as the 2012 Libor rate scandal. (Mar 20)

MORE TOPICS: BARCLAYS, DEUTSCHE BANK, HSBC, JPMORGAN CHASE, ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND, AUSTRALIA

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 3/6/14

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket ended unchanged, following two days of gains. Despite the market's uninspiring finish, the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is still trading at a five and a half year high. Better than expected retail spending and internatio... (Mar 06)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL, RUSSIA, EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK

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Scottish Leader to take Independence Fight to London

By Reuters

An independent Scotland would be a prosperous country that would retain close ties with the United Kingdom if voters choose to go it alone in the September 18 referendum, Scottish leader Alex Salmond will say on Tuesday. (Mar 04)

MORE TOPICS: ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM, RYANAIR, LONDON

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Australian Dollar Outlook - 19 Feb 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: Yesterday in Australia, the Minutes to the February Board Meeting provided few extra clues to recent public pronouncements by the Reserve Bank of Australia. (Feb 19)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CHINA, UNEMPLOYMENT

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Australian Dollar Outlook - 17 February 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar is higher as the prospect of a stable interest rate outlook helps investors shrug off last week's disappointing jobs figures. (Feb 17)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CHINA, UNEMPLOYMENT, WESTPAC, MANUFACTURING, EMERGING MARKETS

Australian Dollar Outlook - 13 February 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar has once again maintained its firm tone overnight, pushing higher yesterday, as Chinese trade figures exceeded expectations. (Feb 14)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CHINA, UNEMPLOYMENT, WESTPAC

Asian Shares
Asian Shares Hold Near Three-week High as China Trade Calms Nerves

By Reuters

Asian markets held steady near three-week highs on Thursday, as investors were cautiously optimistic after upbeat trade data from China eased concerns over the global economy and helped take some of the sting off the recent emerging markets turmoil. (Feb 13)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, FEDERAL RESERVE, WESTPAC, RETAIL SALES, JAPAN, RETAIL

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Australian Dollar Outlook - February 12, 2014

By IBTimes AU

Australia: The AUD reached its highest level since the 14th of January, following some good domestic data yesterday, while overnight, new Fed Chair Janet Yellen's first address to the House provided few surprises. (Feb 12)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, AUSTRALIA, CHINA, WESTPAC, FTSE, RETAIL, TRADE BALANCE

UK exports
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 2/7/14

By Comsec

In US economic news, the trade deficit widened by 12% to $38.7 billion in December. The deterioration was driven by a 1.8% drop in exports - the biggest decline in over a year. Imports lifted by 0. Jobless claims fell by 20,000 to 331,000 last week. US productivity rose at a 3. (Feb 07)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA