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GLOBAL MARKETS-Fears of recession keep risk rebound in check

1:34pm GMT

LONDON, March 26 Calm returned to global markets on Tuesday, with gains on European and Asian bourses and a tick higher in benchmark bond yields helping to soothe nerves after a jarring few days dominated by worries of recession.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Recession obsession keeps the mood subdued

10:22am GMT

LONDON, March 26 Calm returned to global markets on Tuesday as a steadier day for Europe and Asia's bourses and a tick higher in benchmark bond yields helped ease nerves after a jarring few days dominated by recession worries.

Fed's Harker still sees one rate hike 'at most' this year

25 Mar 2019

LONDON One interest rate hike this year "at most" still makes sense given strong U.S. economic conditions, a Federal Reserve official said on Monday, despite risks that keep him in "wait-and-see mode" for now.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks wilt as Fed shift sparks stampede into bonds

21 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 21 European shares wilted and there was a stampede into bonds on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve's abandonment of all plans to raise rates this year left traders wondering what might be lurking in the shadows.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks wilt as Fed shift sparks stampede into bonds

21 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 21 European shares wilted and there was a stampede into bonds on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve's abandonment of all plans to raise rates this year left traders wondering what might be lurking in the shadows.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares gain as Fed looms, pound rides new Brexit twists

19 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 19 World shares basked in their longest winning streak of the year ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting on Tuesday, while the pound kept calm after another dramatic twist in the Brexit plot bolstered bets on a lengthy delay to the process.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares gain as Fed looms, pound rides new Brexit twists

19 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 19 World shares inched towards their longest winning streak of the year on Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting, while the pound kept calm after another dramatic twist in the Brexit plot bolstered bets on a lengthy delay to the process.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares stabilise after worst week of year, Brexit stresses sterling

11 Mar 2019

* China shares jump nearly 2 pct after c.bank pledges support

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares bounce after worst week of year, Brexit stresses sterling

11 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 11 Talk of more stimulus from China helped world share markets regain some ground on Monday after a slew of concerning economic data and growth warnings from central banks triggered their worst weekly performance so far this year.

UPDATE 1-Top performer Kenya's bond market suffers worst day since November

08 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 8 One of the year's best performing bond markets, Kenya, suffered its worst day since November on Friday, as a multi-million dollar scandal building around its finance minister was compounded by a bad day for riskier assets globally.

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Barr plans to issue Mueller report details within weeks

U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to issue in a matter of weeks a public version of the special counsel's report that found President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team did not conspire with Russia, as Trump sought to capitalise on the conclusions.