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Karin Strohecker

Istanbul mayor seeks to bond with investors on London charm offensive

6:12pm GMT

LONDON Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu, a political opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, said on Thursday he was on a mission in London to allay investor concerns over negative headlines about Turkey and predicted its economic woes were temporary.

RPT-REUTERS SUMMIT-NN IP: No let up ahead from geopolitics, social pressures

07 Nov 2019

* For other news from Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summits https://www.reuters.com/summit/investment20

DWS sees one-in-four chance ECB will hike rates next year

06 Nov 2019

LONDON There is a one-in-four chance that European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde will deliver an interest rate hike in her first year in office, German asset management firm DWS predicted on Tuesday, adding the risk of a global recession was very low.

NN IP: No let up ahead from geopolitics, social pressures

06 Nov 2019

LONDON Markets have turned a corner and it is time to cautiously acquire riskier assets, NN Investment Partners' chief investment officer said on Tuesday, but he warned investors should not expect social pressures and geopolitical risk to fade away.

RPT-REUTERS SUMMIT-DWS: One-in-four chance ECB will hike rates next year

06 Nov 2019

* For other news from Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summits https://www.reuters.com/summit/investment20

Moody's leaves South Africa teetering on brink of 'junk'

01 Nov 2019

JOHANNESBURG/LONDON Moody's left South Africa on the brink of "junk" status on Friday after it revised the outlook on the country's last investment-grade credit rating to "negative," piling pressure on President Cyril Ramaphosa to quicken the pace of reform.

Low, lower, lowest: Emerging central banks deliver more rate cuts

01 Nov 2019

LONDON Emerging market policymakers slashed interest rates further in October, taking their lead from major central banks such as the U.S. Federal Reserve, joining in efforts to shore up their economies.

Fitch: Changing Lebanon's dollar peg would be painful, but benefits possible

01 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 1 Changing Lebanon's currency peg to the dollar would be a painful move that would see the country's pound weaken sharply though it could also reap long-term benefits, ratings agency Fitch's Director, Sovereigns Toby Iles said.

Factbox: Foreign exchange regimes around the world

31 Oct 2019

LONDON Lebanon's currency peg to the dollar has come under scrutiny after two weeks of widespread protests over corruption in the heavily indebted country which has descended into a deep economic crisis.

Lebanon suffers record bond sell-off as PM Hariri resigns, protests turn violent

29 Oct 2019

LONDON Lebanon's sovereign dollar bonds suffered one of their worst days on record on Tuesday after Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned, fanning uncertainty about how the country will emerge from its most dire economic crisis in nearly 30 years.

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