LONDON, Oct 2- The euro retained its small gains against the dollar on Thursday but remained near a two-year low after the European Central Bank kept interest rates unchanged at historic lows as expected. Investors are now awaiting a news conference at 1230 GMT at which the bank's President Mario Draghi is expected to give further details of the ECB's plan to buy...» Read More
Martin Hennecke, Associate Director at Tyche, says investors should get out of their positions in the euro as political wrangling in the latest European summit indicates the bloc's break-up may be looming.
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