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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week

16 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 16 World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks buoyed by stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week

16 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 16 World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007.

Sterling traders and British gamblers share no-deal Brexit view

14 Aug 2019

LONDON Foreign exchange markets and British gamblers share an increasingly similar view on the prospect for a no-deal Brexit, with the relationship between the two notably close since Boris Johnson became prime minister.

Soaring prices in super-long euro bonds ape crypto, tech surges

07 Aug 2019

LONDON If you thought exponential price surges and bubble-like vertical chart lines were only the stuff of cryptocurrencies or tech stocks, think again. Euro zone government bonds with super-long maturities between 50 and 100 years are surging.

Jolted markets mark new 2019 milestones

06 Aug 2019

LONDON Global financial markets have been jolted in recent days by yet another escalation in a trade war between the United States and China, with the resulting selloff and bid for safety pushing assets and markers into new territory for the year.

Factbox: Lower and lower - Emerging central banks keep slashing rates in July

05 Aug 2019

LONDON Emerging market central banks accelerated interest rate cuts in July, with policymakers rushing to trim benchmarks as major central banks including the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank adopted a more dovish tone.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade row slams stocks, yuan slumps to lowest in over a decade

05 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 5 Global stocks fell for a sixth day on Monday as an escalation of a trade war between the United States and China spooked markets and the yuan fell to its lowest levels in over a decade.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade friction hits stocks, yuan slumps to lowest in over a decade

05 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 5 Global stocks fell for a sixth day on Monday as an escalation of trade tensions between the United States and China spooked markets and the yuan fell to its lowest levels in over a decade.

Sterling holds near 30-month lows as Johnson's majority shrinks

02 Aug 2019

LONDON Sterling held close to 30-month lows against the dollar on Friday as a shrinking of Britain's ruling Conservative Party's majority in parliament added to worries over domestic politics three months before Britain is due to exit the European Union.

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