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Argentina default concerns grow after market crash

13 Aug 2019

LONDON Concerns about Argentina adding to its long list of sovereign defaults swirled on Tuesday, as investors continued to digest the heavy defeat of pro-reform President Mauricio Macri in the country's primary elections at the weekend.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares fall after Argentina peso tumble, safe-havens shine

13 Aug 2019

* Hong Kong protests, Argentine peso collapse unsettle markets

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares shunted after Argentina crash, safe-havens shine

13 Aug 2019

* Hong Kong protests, Argentine peso collapse unsettle markets

GLOBAL MARKETS-Yen and bond bulls charge on; Argentina braces for mauling

12 Aug 2019

* Argentina markets expected to get mauling after primary elections

GLOBAL MARKETS-Yen and bond bulls charge on as share markets falter

12 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 12 Yen and bond bulls charged on Monday while stocks struggled again, amid ongoing worries that a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and damaging Brexit could tip top economies into recession.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe rattled by Italy, Brexit stress; safe havens keep gaining

09 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 9 Trade war worries and the prospect of early elections in Italy and Britain hit European markets hard on Friday, while the search for safety left gold on course for its best week in three years, Japan's yen near an eight-month high and bonds surging.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe rattled by Italy stress, safe havens keep gaining

09 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 9 Trade war worries and the prospect of early elections in Italy and Britain hit European markets on Friday, while the week's search for safety left gold on course for its best week in three years, Japan's yen near an eight-month high and bonds surging.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade war, Italy and Brexit worries drive Europe lower

09 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 9 Trade war worries and the prospect of early elections in Italy and Britain hit European markets on Friday, while the week's search for safety left gold on course for its best week in three years, Japan's yen at an eight-month high and bonds surging.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Rout eases as China keeps yuan on a leash

06 Aug 2019

* Yuan still weak but retreat stalls on firmer-than-expected fix

GLOBAL MARKETS-Rout relents as China keeps yuan on leash

06 Aug 2019

* European stocks claw higher, Wall Street futures up after slump Yuan still weak but retreat stalls on firmer-than-expected fix

World News

Trump paints picture of unity at prickly G7 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders and declaring that they "respect" the trade war between Washington and Beijing.