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NZ dollar drops as Fed statement leaves June rate hike in prospect

Bolstering dollar sentiment, USA congressional negotiators have hammered out a bipartisan agreement on a spending package to keep the federal government funded through the end of the current fiscal year on September 30, a senior congressional aide said on Sunday.



BOE warns of weaker incomes for years while United Kingdom adjusts to Brexit

The Bank of England's (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on Thursday voted by a majority of 7-1 votes to leave the bank rate unchanged at 0.25 percent as widely expected by the markets. But most economists believe she will remain the only one after the worse-than-expected GDP reading, which came after 0.7 per cent growth in the previous three months.


Numis Securities Indicates Potential 26.53% Increase In Shares Of Lookers

Numis Securities Indicates Potential 26.53% Increase In Shares Of Lookers

Liberum Capital has "Hold" rating and GBX 200 target. Numis Securities gave shares of Lookers a price target of 155 indicating a potential increase of 26.53% from Lookers's current price of 122.5. Its down 0.38, from 1.19 in 2016Q3. Be Heard Group PLC ( LON:BHRD ) opened at 3.7025 on Wednesday. Renaissance Technologies Ltd stated it has 224,400 shares.



Macron rejects former PM Valls as candidate

Macron , until last year economy minister in the outgoing Socialist administration, has blown apart the traditional political boundaries of French politics by winning the presidential election last Sunday under the banner of his own one-year-old Republic on the Move (REM) party.


Lung cancer drug has 'encouraging' results

Lung cancer drug has 'encouraging' results

It is therefore hard to assess whether Roche could ask regulators for clemency based on the totality of the evidence for Tecentriq in bladder cancer. Last week the US Food and Drug Administration granted the drug its first approval for use in patients with advanced bladder cancer.


US seeks evidence of Haitian crimes as it weighs their stay

US seeks evidence of Haitian crimes as it weighs their stay

An April report by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center on upcoming Temporary Protected Status renewals estimated that the 300,000 Salvadorans, Hondurans, and Haitians now in the country on TPS would add $45.2 billion to the USA economy in a decade.