French press (Figaro): Govmt deficit expected to exceed target by 9bn euros in 2017

France's public deficit should slip this year by 9 billion euros compared to the objective revised in the spring - The measures taken by the previous majority will not be enough to meet France's commitment to keep its deficit below 3% of GDP Le Figaro citing an unnamed source

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ForexLive Americas FX news wrap: Euro rips higher, dollar and yen beaten up

Forex news for New York trading on June 27, 2017: Markets - Gold up $5 to $1249 - WTI crude up 87-cents to $44.24 - US 10-year yields up 6.5 bps to 2.20% - German 10-year yields up 12 bps to 0.37% If you're just waking up you might have thought it was something Yellen said or economic data that hurt

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Why the US dollar is getting hammered today

Euro, sterling and the Canadian dollar are taking advantage of the mess in Washington Sometimes the market takes a step back and looks at the big picture. The is that the Obamacare replacement vote is delayed and it's a struggle to get something done. In the bigger picture Washington is completely dysfunctional.

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