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Karin Strohecker

GLOBAL MARKETS-China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer

14 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 14 World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond yields slip, stocks suffer on cooling China data

14 Jun 2019

* Tech stocks lead falls after Broadcom warning hits chipmakers Wall Street expected to open lower

Ukraine's PrivatBank hit by $300 mln outflow after nationalisation ruled illegal

11 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 11 Ukraine's PrivatBank shed more than $300 million of deposits after a Kiev court ruled in April that the nationalisation of the country's largest lender was illegal, the bank's finance chief said on Tuesday.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Flare in trade tensions sours rate-hope rally

06 Jun 2019

* Oil steady after falling to five-month low (Updates figures, adds quote)

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade tensions flare sours rate hope rally

06 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 6 German bond yields plumbed new record lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fuelled by hopes for more central bank stimulus ahead of a European Central Bank meeting.

Keep it easy! Emerging central banks keep cutting rates in May

03 Jun 2019

LONDON Interest rate cuts by emerging market central banks outstripped rate hikes for a fourth straight month in May, taking their cue from the dovish turn of major central banks as fears over the health of the global economy and trade tensions take their toll.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shiver, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat

31 May 2019

* Trade, economic fears wipe nearly $3 trillion off global stocks

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat

31 May 2019

LONDON, May 31 European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits

24 May 2019

LONDON, May 24 World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks, oil edge higher on muted trade optimism

24 May 2019

* Sterling firms, dollar off 2-year highs; some respite for oil

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