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Karin Strohecker

RPT-ANALYSIS-All clear or keep clear? Turkey's lira still vulnerable

16 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 15 Having suffered its worst year in nearly two decades in 2018, Turkey's lira was earmarked by many as the "comeback kid" of this year - with local policymaking getting the benefit of the doubt at last and global currency markets calming.

All clear or keep clear? Turkey's lira still vulnerable

15 Jan 2019

LONDON Having suffered its worst year in nearly two decades in 2018, Turkey's lira was earmarked by many as the "comeback kid" of this year - with local policymaking getting the benefit of the doubt at last and global currency markets calming.

UK watchdog says has downgraded probe into Credit Suisse over Mozambique loans

15 Jan 2019

LONDON Britain's financial watchdog has dropped a criminal probe into Credit Suisse related to an alleged fraud in Mozambique, but is still checking the bank and individuals for any breaches of conduct rules, the watchdog said on Tuesday.

GLOBAL MARKETS-China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

14 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 14 Global stock markets and commodities took a hit on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese trade pointed to deepening cracks in the world's second-largest economy and sparked fears of a sharper slowdown in global growth.

GLOBAL MARKETS-China trade shock rattles European stocks, commodities

14 Jan 2019

* Europe stocks fall with auto stocks, luxury goods suffering

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade hopes lift world stocks, oil soars

09 Jan 2019

* European export-focussed tech, auto sectors record healthy gains

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks near 4-week high on U.S.-China trade optimism, oil climbs

09 Jan 2019

* Markets show little reaction to Trump's address on border wall

Ex-Credit Suisse bankers arrested on U.S. charges over Mozambique loans

04 Jan 2019

NEW YORK/LONDON Three former Credit Suisse Group AG bankers were arrested in London on Thursday on U.S. charges of involvement in a fraud involving $2 billion (£1.58 billion) in loans to state-owned companies in Mozambique, U.S. prosecutors and British police said.

Yen's surge is a red flag for world markets

03 Jan 2019

LONDON A gradual rise by the Japanese yen in recent weeks culminated in a dramatic overnight surge -- firing a warning shot for world markets and the global economy in 2019.

European funds cut equity holdings, hoard cash as growth fears rise

20 Dec 2018

LONDON European fund managers cut equity exposure to a six-month low and upped cash holdings at the end of a tumultuous year for financial markets, which have been increasingly rocked by concerns over the health of the global economy.

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