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Elizabeth Howcroft

Sterling set for weekly gain, even after PMI slip

23 Oct 2020

LONDON The pound fell against the dollar and euro on Friday after the UK Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to a four-month low, but was still set to end the week up, after a new phase of intense Brexit talks restarted.

Sterling on track for weekly gain as Brexit negotiations intensify

23 Oct 2020

* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv

UPDATE 2-Sterling slips back below $1.31; steady versus euro

22 Oct 2020

* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv (Updates prices)

FOREX-Hopes for U.S. stimulus breakthrough push dollar to lowest in more than six weeks

21 Oct 2020

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E (Updates prices, adds comment)

GLOBAL MARKETS-European shares lack direction; Wall Street set for stronger open

20 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 20 Shares recouped some of their early losses on Friday and the dollar hit a one-week low but held in recent ranges, as cautious investors adjusted risk exposure before the U.S. election and record COVID-19 cases in Europe weighed on sentiment.

Analysis: After America First, some investors bet on a Biden boost abroad

20 Oct 2020

After four years of America First, some money managers outside the United States looking for big post-election investment winners are quietly confident it is the turn of the rest of the world to shine.

UPDATE 3-Benchmark German yield holds near seven-month lows; spreads widen

19 Oct 2020

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates to add expected day of EU bonds sale)

Sterling recovers after Johnson's no-deal Brexit talk

16 Oct 2020

LONDON Sterling largely brushed off the British Prime Minister's announcement that it was time to prepare for a no-trade deal Brexit on Friday, as analysts said the majority of market participants still expect a deal will be reached.

G30 group calls for urgent debt help for poor countries

14 Oct 2020

LONDON Rich nations, development banks and private creditors need to ramp up support for poorer countries to prevent humanitarian crises and a "lost decade" of global growth, the prominent G30 group of former policymakers and academics said on Wednesday.

FOREX-Dollar holds on to gains; euro touches nine-day low

14 Oct 2020

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E (Updates prices, adds commentary)

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