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Euro insurers switch negative yields for emerging debt

12 Aug 2019

LONDON European insurers are snapping up more emerging-market debt, spurred on by worries that negative-yielding bonds in Europe might not offer enough returns to meet their future payments.

Factbox: Lower and lower - Emerging central banks keep slashing rates in July

05 Aug 2019

LONDON Emerging market central banks accelerated interest rate cuts in July, with policymakers rushing to trim benchmarks as major central banks including the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank adopted a more dovish tone.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trump tariff salvo pushes stocks into sea of red, safe havens shine

02 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 2 European stocks posted their biggest drop of 2019 on Friday and bond yields tumbled to record lows after U.S. President Donald Trump fired another trade war salvo at China, sparking a frenzied dash for safe-haven assets.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trump tariff salvo batters European stocks, sparks bond rally

02 Aug 2019

* Trump to impose 10% tariffs on rest of U.S. imports from China

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout

01 Aug 2019

LONDON World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade tensions drag on stocks as markets await Fed verdict

31 Jul 2019

* Chinese June factory activity shrinks for third straight month

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade tensions weigh on stocks as markets await Fed verdict

31 Jul 2019

* China June factory activity shrinks for third straight month

Negative yields see record euro borrowing from emerging markets

24 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 24 Emerging market borrowers are loading up with record amounts of euro-denominated debt in anticipation of even more deeply negative interest rates and protracted easy money from the European Central Bank.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks struggle, oil jumps on Middle East tensions

22 Jul 2019

* Sterling falls nearly 0.5% on increasing no-deal Brexit fears

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions

22 Jul 2019

* Media report puts 25 bps Fed rate cut expectations back in play

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