The Asian markets – February 15th 2017 07:30 (GMT+1)

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The Asian markets are trading with gains after Wall Street stock markets last night rose to a record against the background of Janet Yellen’s speech in the US Senate. The Federal Reserve Chairman said that if the trend of improvement in the US economy would be appropriate, once again she will raise the  interest rates.

Market News Briefing – December 15th 2016 07:00 (GMT+1)

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The Fed raised yesterday interest rates by 0.25%.
In a statement issued by the central bank, he expected a further strengthening of the labor market next year and because he’s not expected an inflationary pressures, and it is possible to increase the pace of interest rate increases up to 3 increases a year.

Market News Briefing – November 18th 2016 07:00 (GMT+1)

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The chairman of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen said yesterday in her testimony before the US Congress tha the election of Donald Trump to be the president of the United States has not changed the plans of the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates “relatively soon”

Yellen also said that the economic data currently justify higher interest rates and that if there would be no dramatic changes, the interest rates will continue to rise gradually after that.

Market News Briefing – Oct. 5th 2016 07:30 (GMT+1)

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The US dollar strengthened yesterday and has reached a two months high, as when he broke a significant resistance level, because of the increasing expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise US interest rates by end of the year.

The US dollar strengthened by 1.1% against the Japanese yen.
The US dollar climbed against the British pound by 0.8% to US $ 1.2736 a pound, after earlier it been strengthened exchange of 1.2722 dollars to the pound.
It’s the highest level of the US versus the British currency since 1985.
The pound weakened in the last two days after the head of a British government Theresa May announced on Article 50 of the exit the uk from the European Union, and this will start within a few months.
The US dollar climbed by 0.1% against the Euro of 1.1199 dollars to the euro.