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Karin Strohecker

More pain in store for Italian bonds: NN IP CIO

13 Nov 2018

LONDON Italian assets have further to fall before prices start to look attractive but the selloff will not trigger 2012-style contagion across the euro zone or require the ECB to step in, NN Investment Partners' chief investment officer said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 3-Mozambique offers to share gas revenue in "tuna bond" restructuring

06 Nov 2018

* Maputo strikes deal with 4 creditors of Eurobond holder group

MSCI: Boosting China weighting to 20 percent could add more than $80 bln

05 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 5 Global index provider MSCI expects a proposed quadrupling of the weighting of Chinese mainland stocks in its global benchmarks by 2019 could draw more than $80 billion of new foreign investment into the world's second largest economy.

UK funds shift into bonds, snap up U.S. stocks - Reuters poll

02 Nov 2018

LONDON British investors increased their fixed-income holdings and cut back their stock exposure in October, although they took a shine to North American companies within their equity allocations.

Global funds raise U.S. stock holdings to multi-year highs

01 Nov 2018

LONDON Global investors raised exposure to U.S. assets in October, increasing holdings of American stocks to the highest in at least five years and snapping up bonds, with fund managers optimistic Wall Street can avoid a full bear-market reversal before 2019.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Italy relief, hopes for China stimulus buoy global stocks

22 Oct 2018

* Sterling slips before British PM May's speech (Updates prices throughout; adds economist comment)

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Italy relief, China stimulus hopes lift global stocks

22 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 22 European shares gained on Monday amid relief over Italy's budget, following rallies in Asia after China promised to provide stimulus to stabilise its economy and offset the impact of U.S. tariffs.

Nigeria central bank, MTN getting closer to settlement -minister

17 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 17 Nigeria's central bank and South African telecommunications firm MTN could soon strike a deal in their dispute over the repatriation of $8.1 billion, Nigeria's information minister said on Wednesday.

Rising oil turns up heat on vulnerable emerging economies

16 Oct 2018

LONDON A rise in oil prices to four-year highs is heaping pressure on big emerging-market crude consumers such as Turkey, India, Indonesia and South Africa that are already grappling with current account deficits, weak currencies and rising inflation.

RPT-GRAPHIC-Deepening bear market sees $1 trln wiped off emerging equities since 2018 peak

12 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 11 A selloff in global stocks tore like a wrecking ball through emerging equities on Thursday with the key index flirting with its biggest daily tumble since the surprise Brexit vote stunned markets in June 2016.

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