IHS Markit Ltd (INFO.O)
16 Aug 2018
LONDON, Aug 3 Business activity in the euro zone lost some momentum at the start of the third quarter, hampered by a drop in new orders that sapped optimism in the private sector, a survey showed on Friday.
* Pound falls to 11-day low vs dollar (Adds reaction, graphic)
LONDON Growth in British services companies slowed in July by much more than expected, potentially raising further questions about the Bank of England's decision to raise interest rates, a survey showed on Friday.
BENGALURU, Aug 3 Gold prices were little changed early Friday, having hit a one-year low in the previous session on a resilient U.S. dollar. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,209.15 an ounce at 0050 GMT, after hitting the lowest since July 2017 at $1,206.80 in the previous session. For the week, the precious metal was down more than 1 percent, in what could be its fourth straight weekly drop. * U.S. gold futures were, however,
LONDON/HONG KONG Factory growth stuttered across the world in July, heightening concerns about the global economic outlook as an intensifying trade conflict between the United States and China sent shudders through trading partners. | Video
LONDON/HONG KONG, Aug 1 Factory growth stuttered across the world in July, heightening concerns about the global economic outlook as an intensifying trade conflict between the United States and China sent shudders through trading partners.
LONDON, Aug 1 British factories lost momentum in July and manufacturers were their most downbeat in nearly two years, a survey showed on Wednesday, but the data was unlikely to deter the Bank of England from raising interest rates on Thursday.
ATHENS Greek factory activity grew steadily in July, with production and new orders increasing, leading companies to hire more staff, a survey showed on Wednesday.
MANILA, Aug 1 London copper edged lower on Wednesday, after losing nearly 5 percent last month, with risk appetite curbed by news that the Trump administration may propose a higher 25 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports.
BENGALURU, Aug 1 Gold prices were steady early Wednesday, after slipping to a near two-week low in the previous session, as investors waited for the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting for outlook on interest rates. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was unchanged at $1,223.45 an ounce at 0050 GMT, after hitting the lowest since July 19 at $1,214.40 overnight. * U.S. gold futures were 0.1 percent lower at $1,222.40 an ounce.