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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares and sterling leap on trade and Brexit boosts

13 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 13 Stock markets and sterling gained on Friday as U.S.-China trade hopes and an election win for Britain's Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the clouds on the global investment horizon.

Shares and sterling soar as trade and Brexit fog lifts

13 Dec 2019

LONDON/SYDNEY Stocks rose and the pound gained on Friday as the prospect of a China-U.S. trade deal and an election victory for Britain's Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the darkest clouds on the global investment horizon.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares and sterling soar as trade and Brexit fog lifts

13 Dec 2019

LONDON/SYDNEY, Dec 13 Stocks rose and the pound gained on Friday as the prospect of a China-U.S. trade deal and an election victory for Britain's Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the darkest clouds on the global investment horizon.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares and sterling soar after trade and Brexit boosts

13 Dec 2019

LONDON/SYDNEY, Dec 13 Shares already trading at record highs piled on the gains and the pound soared on Friday as a last-gasp Sino-U.S. trade deal and a thumping election win by Britain's Conservative Party cleared two of the darkest clouds on the global investment horizon.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks near record highs, pound wavers before election result

12 Dec 2019

* Pound traders lock in profits before British election result

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks test record highs, pound braces for election all-nighter

12 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 12 World shares took a fresh run at record highs on Thursday, as all the right messages from the U.S. Federal Reserve set traders up nicely for a packed day of milestone central bank meetings and a Brexit-defining election in Britain.

China, Turkey and Brazil top emerging market CDS trading volumes

12 Dec 2019

LONDON Trading in emerging market credit default swaps (CDS) stood at$486 billion in the third quarter of 2019, a survey of 12 major dealers showed on Wednesday, with China, Turkey and Brazil accounting for biggest share of the volatile market.

BlackRock sees growth edging higher in 2020, limiting recession risks

10 Dec 2019

LONDON BlackRock said it expects world stock markets to squeeze out another year of gains and that it was cautiously shifting into more 'cyclical' assets such as Japanese stocks and emerging market and high yield debt.

UPDATE 1-BlackRock sees growth edging higher in 2020, limiting recession risks

10 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 10 BlackRock said it expects world stock markets to squeeze out another year of gains and that it was cautiously shifting into more 'cyclical' assets such as Japanese stocks and emerging market and high yield debt.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks keep the faith, sterling gallops higher

05 Dec 2019

* Pound romps high on hopes election will allow smooth Brexit

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