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The Bank of England raised its medium-term inflation forecast to just under 2 percent in its May inflation report, potentially paving the way for a November rate rise.
Britain's economy is unlikely to grow as fast as before the financial crisis because its most productive sectors have been hardest hit, jeopardising government plans to cut the deficit, reports the FT.
Greece on Tuesday denied a Dow Jones report that it expects a new aid package of nearly 60 billion euros ($85.71 billion) to deal with its debt crisis.
As far as Europe’s real economy is concerned, the problems on the periphery are just that, peripheral, according to Credit Suisse’s Robert Barrie.
European stock market futures pointed to a slightly higher open after Wall Street closed Monday slightly up on the back of commodity related news and China posted its highest trade surplus in four months in April.
Restructuring Greece’s debt is both desirable and inevitable, despite insistence from European Union officials over the weekend that the idea is off the table, reports the New York Times.
European stocks pointed to a lower open on Monday as initial optimism faded off the back of US non farm payroll figures on Friday and concerns re-emerged about the European sovereign debt crisis.
Britain isn’t cutting its structural deficit by enough or doing it quickly enough and may need a bailout from its European partners, investor Jim Rogers told CNBC.
European stock market futures pointed to a lower open on Friday as investors waited to see if other banks followed the example of Lloyds’ banking group as it set aside 3 billion pounds in impairment charges related to the mis-selling of payment protection insurance.
A referendum on voting reform and local elections looks set to test the UK’s ruling coalition as analysts predict that the Liberal Democrats will be punished at the ballot box.
European stocks were set for a slight rebound on Thursday after the previous session's sharp retreat but gains were expected to be limited.
European stock market futures pointed to a mixed opening on Wednesday as earnings season got properly underway and Glencore was expected to publish the prospectus for its much anticipated joint flotation on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.
European shares were expected to fall on Tuesday after gaining for eight straight sessions, with a drop in commodity prices seen hurting mining and energy stocks.
European stock markets were indicated to open higher after news that Al Qaeda's leader Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan.
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The Dow Jones has tended to stay rather flat on the seven previous occasions when there have been royal weddings, Chris Zwermann’s, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, told CNBC Friday.
European stocks were indicated to open mixed Friday in think volume, with London Stock Exchange closed for a bank holiday celebrating the Royal Wedding.
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