Qatar CDS hit 16-mth high as diplomatic crisis rumbles on
LONDON, June 29 The cost of insuring exposure to Qatari debt rose on Thursday to the highest since February 2016 as the diplomatic crisis that has isolated the tiny Gulf state rumbled on.
TORONTO, June 20 The Canadian dollar gained on Friday as domestic data showed surprisingly high inflation and robust retail sales, pushing the currency to a level last seen in the first week of 2014.
The currency was last traded at C$1.0769 to the U.S. dollar, just off its strongest levels of the session. It closed on Thursday at C$1.0823. (Reporting by Alastair Sharp Editing by W Simon)
LONDON, June 29 The euro jetted past $1.14 to its highest in just under 14 months on Thursday, with attempts by European Central Bank sources to moderate the message taken from a speech by President Mario Draghi this week falling on deaf ears.