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U.S. derivatives regulator to move on from Dodd-Frank under Trump

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WASHINGTON The U.S. derivatives regulator will move on from reforms undertaken after the 2007-09 financial crisis to a new focus on U.S. competitiveness and the potential for shocks to the global $710 trillion (564.39 trillion pound) swaps markets under President-elect Donald Trump.

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FTSE 100 seen defying risks to rise next year - Reuters poll

LONDON Britain's top share index is set to rise around 4 percent by the end of 2017, lagging this year's gains, analysts polled by Reuters said, while warning politics could upset predictions.

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Europe suffers Italian blow but bigger tests loom

BERLIN The resounding "no" from Italian voters to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's referendum on constitutional reform was not a rejection of the European Union and its single currency, as jubilant populists from across the bloc claimed on Monday.

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U.S. Federal Reserve may face unnerving shake-up under Trump administration

WASHINGTON Change at the Federal Reserve could come quickly with President-elect Donald Trump's team pledging to promptly fill high-level central bank jobs and roll out a tax and fiscal plan that could rewrite policymakers' core economic assumptions.

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After OPEC deal, oil expected to rally - for the moment

NEW YORK Oil's blistering rally of up to 10 percent to $50 a barrel on Wednesday should continue into next week, analysts and fund managers said, after the world's top producers announced a historic deal to rein in output. | Video

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Global funds raise bonds, cite political uncertainty

LONDON Global investors raised their bond exposure and held cash at high levels in November, citing uncertainty around U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's plans and worries about political risk in Europe, a Reuters monthly poll showed on Wednesday.

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British funds wary of calling end to bond bull market

LONDON - British funds remain wary of calling an end to the three-decade bond bull run, having upped their debt holdings in November despite a worldwide swing towards so-called reflationary trades following Donald Trump's U.S. election win.

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European funds slash emerging markets after Trump win

LONDON European investors dumped emerging market assets in November, fearing the fall-out from Donald Trump's U.S. presidential election win, and increased their euro zone bond holdings on expectations of continued European Central Bank buying.

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U.S. funds favor equities on hopes of fiscal stimulus

U.S. funds increased equity allocations to a 16-month high in November on expectations that fiscal stimulus from President-elect Donald Trump will boost stocks, a Reuters poll found.

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Fillon's economic shock therapy for France risks side effects

PARIS On paper, French presidential favourite Francois Fillon's free-market plans to cut business taxes, relax labour laws and shrink the public sector should give corporate France a shot in the arm and boost economic growth.

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