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Helen Reid

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade détente bounce masks unease over Brexit and growth

1:26pm GMT

LONDON, Dec 11 Stocks jumped on Tuesday as investors clung to hopes of a detente in the China-U.S. trade war and picked through the rubble of conflagrations in other top economies, with heightened uncertainty over Brexit and French protests.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Slight bounce masks unease over Brexit, trade and growth

11:25am GMT

LONDON, Dec 11 Stocks rose tentatively on Tuesday as investors picked through the rubble of conflagrations in some of the world's top economies amid heightened uncertainty over Brexit, a China-U.S. trade war and French protests.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Tentative rebound masks unease over Brexit, trade and growth

10:20am GMT

LONDON, Dec 11 Stocks rose tentatively on Tuesday as investors picked through the rubble of conflagrations in some of the world's top economies amid uncertainty over Brexit, a China-U.S. trade war, and French protests.

Investors ditch European shares as political risk bursts

10 Dec 2018

LONDON Investors took cover and ditched European shares on Monday as a burst of political risk with a key vote on Brexit being delayed and unrest over the weekend in France added to concerns over global growth and U.S-Chinese trade tensions.

Oil helps FTSE 100 end turbulent week firmer, but Brexit weighs

07 Dec 2018

LONDON Britain's top stock index rose on Friday after a tumultuous week, supported by a rally in oil stocks after OPEC and Russia agreed to cut output, but investors also fretted about next Tuesday's key parliamentary vote on Brexit.

FTSE 100 joins global rebound after turbulent week

07 Dec 2018

* Primark owner ABF falls 2.5 pct after weak trading statement

European shares plunge to two-year low as Huawei arrest triggers global selloff

06 Dec 2018

LONDON European shares sank on Thursday after the arrest of a top executive at China's Huawei fanned worries over the Sino-U.S. trade war, sending global stocks spiralling downward with tech and auto among the worst-hit areas.

FTSE falls as growth angst spreads

05 Dec 2018

LONDON UK shares sustained heavy losses alongside their European peers on Wednesday as worries about slowing growth and trade wars weighed on sentiment.

Growth and trade nerves grind European shares down to 2-week low

05 Dec 2018

LONDON Worries about U.S. bond markets signaling an impending recession, and a still rumbling trade war between the world's top two economies, saw European shares sink further on Wednesday after a 3 percent drop on Wall Street the previous day.

UK housebuilder shares bounce as traders hedge Brexit bets

05 Dec 2018

LONDON Shares in UK housebuilders bounced off two-year lows on Wednesday as investors and traders covered bearish bets ahead of next week's vote on Prime Minister May's Brexit deal.

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