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  • Gold Prices Rise to 9-½ Month Peak on Growing North Korea Tensions Gold prices climbed to its highest in nine and a half months on Tuesday as growing geopolitical tensions on North Korea's recent launch of a missile that flew over Japan fueled demand for safe-haven assets. Spot gold was up 0.5 percent to $1,316.66 per ounce, after earlier hitting its highest since early November at $1,322.33. It gained 1.4 percent in the previous session. U.S. gold futures for December delivery rose 0.5 percent to $1,322.20 an ounce. U.S. stock futures and Asian share markets fell on Tuesday. The Japanese yen bounced to four-month peaks versus the dollar following North Korea's recent move, which set up a beginning that was under pressure to trading for markets in the region. The Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) launched the world's first diamond futures contracts to provide exporters with a hedging tool.

    Prime News: Gold Prices Rise to 9-½ Month Peak on Growing North Korea Tensions

    Gold Prices Rise to 9-½ Month Peak on Growing North Korea Tensions Gold prices climbed to its highest in nine and a half months on Tuesday as growing geopolitical tensions on North Korea's recent launch of a missile that flew over Japan fueled demand for safe-haven assets. Spot gold was up 0.5 percent to $1,316.66 per ounce, after earlier hitting its highest since early November at $1,322.33. It gained 1.4 percent in the previous session. U.S. gold futures for December delivery rose 0.5 percent to $1,322.20 an ounce. U.S. stock futures and Asian share markets fell on Tuesday. The Japanese yen bounced to four-month peaks versus the dollar following North Korea's recent move, which set up a beginning that was under pressure to trading for markets in the region. The Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) launched the world's first diamond futures contracts to provide exporters with a hedging tool.
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  • Good morning, afternoon or evening & welcome to the start of the new FX week. Monday morning market liquidity is very thin. Prices can swing around on not too much at all, so take care out there. Liquidity improves as more Asian centres come on online.

    Monday morning FX – foreign exchange prices, early indications: 28 August 2017

    Good morning, afternoon or evening & welcome to the start of the new FX week. Monday morning market liquidity is very thin. Prices can swing around on not too much at all, so take care out there. Liquidity improves as more Asian centres come on online.
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  • *Sweden Jul Producer Prices Up 5.7% On Year Sweden Jul Producer Prices Up 5.7% On Year

    *Sweden Jul Producer Prices Up 5.7% On Year

    *Sweden Jul Producer Prices Up 5.7% On Year Sweden Jul Producer Prices Up 5.7% On Year
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  • *Spain Jul Producer Prices Flat M-o-M Spain Jul Producer Prices Flat M-o-M

    *Spain Jul Producer Prices Flat M-o-M

    *Spain Jul Producer Prices Flat M-o-M Spain Jul Producer Prices Flat M-o-M
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  • Crude prices edged up as the U.S. oil industry gird for potential production disruptions as Hurricane Harvey moves towards the heart of the country's petroleum industry located in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm's strength has rapidly increased since Thursday, and is set to become the biggest hurricane to hit the U.S. in 12 years. U.S. WTI crude futures traded at $47.76 per barrel, 33 cents or 0.7 percent up from their last finish. Meanwhile, International Brent crude futures traded at $52.42 per barrel, rising by 38 cents or 0.7 percent from their last session close. Prices climbed as supply in the areas affected are shuttered in preparation of the weather disturbance, and on bets that closures could be long if the storm causes significant damage and flooding to refineries and shale fields. Meanwhile, U.S. gasoline prices have surged by almost 10 percent since Wednesday, now priced at $1.73 per gallon as refiners also shutter operations to get ready for the storm. The m..

    Prime News: Oil Prices Rise as Hurricane Harvey on Course for U.S. Gulf Coast

    Crude prices edged up as the U.S. oil industry gird for potential production disruptions as Hurricane Harvey moves towards the heart of the country's petroleum industry located in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm's strength has rapidly increased since Thursday, and is set to become the biggest hurricane to hit the U.S. in 12 years. U.S. WTI crude futures traded at $47.76 per barrel, 33 cents or 0.7 percent up from their last finish. Meanwhile, International Brent crude futures traded at $52.42 per barrel, rising by 38 cents or 0.7 percent from their last session close. Prices climbed as supply in the areas affected are shuttered in preparation of the weather disturbance, and on bets that closures could be long if the storm causes significant damage and flooding to refineries and shale fields. Meanwhile, U.S. gasoline prices have surged by almost 10 percent since Wednesday, now priced at $1.73 per gallon as refiners also shutter operations to get ready for the storm. The m..
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  • *Germany Jul Import Prices Rise 1.9% On Year, Consensus 2.3% Germany Jul Import Prices Rise 1.9% On Year, Consensus 2.3%

    *Germany Jul Import Prices Rise 1.9% On Year, Consensus 2.3%

    *Germany Jul Import Prices Rise 1.9% On Year, Consensus 2.3% Germany Jul Import Prices Rise 1.9% On Year, Consensus 2.3%
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  • *Germany Jul Import Prices Fall 0.4% On Month, Consensus 0% Germany Jul Import Prices Fall 0.4% On Month, Consensus 0%

    *Germany Jul Import Prices Fall 0.4% On Month, Consensus 0%

    *Germany Jul Import Prices Fall 0.4% On Month, Consensus 0% Germany Jul Import Prices Fall 0.4% On Month, Consensus 0%
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  • The Bank of Japan on Friday said producer prices in Japan rose an annual 0.6 percent in July.That fell short of expectations for an 0.8 percent increase. That was also down from the revised 0.7 percent rise in June.Leasing rental and employment prices rose while advertising costs fell.Producer prices advanced 0.3 percent monthly in July from June, when it fell 0.2 percent. The material has been provided by InstaForex Company - www.instaforex.com

    Prime News: Japan Producer Prices Advance 0.6 Percent In July

    The Bank of Japan on Friday said producer prices in Japan rose an annual 0.6 percent in July.That fell short of expectations for an 0.8 percent increase. That was also down from the revised 0.7 percent rise in June.Leasing rental and employment prices rose while advertising costs fell.Producer prices advanced 0.3 percent monthly in July from June, when it fell 0.2 percent. The material has been provided by InstaForex Company - www.instaforex.com
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  • Japan Producer Prices Gain 0.6% In July Producer prices in Japan were up 0.6 percent on year in July, the Bank of Japan said on Friday. That was beneath expectations for 0.8 percent and down from the downwardly revised 0.7 percent gain in June (originally 0.8 percent). Individually, prices were up for leasing rental and employment, while they were down for advertising. On a monthly basis, producer prices gained 0.3 percent after falling 0.2 percent a month earlier.

    Japan Producer Prices Gain 0.6% In July

    Japan Producer Prices Gain 0.6% In July Producer prices in Japan were up 0.6 percent on year in July, the Bank of Japan said on Friday. That was beneath expectations for 0.8 percent and down from the downwardly revised 0.7 percent gain in June (originally 0.8 percent). Individually, prices were up for leasing rental and employment, while they were down for advertising. On a monthly basis, producer prices gained 0.3 percent after falling 0.2 percent a month earlier.
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  • *Japan Producer Prices +0.6% On Year In July Japan Producer Prices +0.6% On Year In July

    *Japan Producer Prices +0.6% On Year In July

    *Japan Producer Prices +0.6% On Year In July Japan Producer Prices +0.6% On Year In July
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