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TIME: 1440BST
NEWS: Goldman Sachs says Nielsen data on Monster Beverage (MNST) is strong
REACTION: MNST shares immediately rose 1.1% from USD 60.52 to USD 61.17

TIME: 1401BST
NEWS: Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months
REACTION: Sep-13 NASDAQ futures rallied 17.5 points in a move from 3105.0 to 3122.5 over the following 11 minutes. Following the Wall Street open, this remained to be the main story of the session with Microsoft shares rallying a total of 7.3%.

TIME: 0232BST
NEWS: ECB's Nowotny says good economic news removes need for a rate cut
REACTION: EUR/USD immediately moved higher by 17 pips from 1.3343 to 1.3360

23 Aug 2013 - 15:32 - Equities Bank Speaker - Source: RANsquawk

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