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Ritvik Carvalho

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks sink as tariff deadline approaches

10 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 10 Global stock markets fell for a second day on Tuesday, as caution over a Dec. 15 deadline for the next round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports weakened risk appetite and limited outsized market moves.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks dip as tariff deadline approaches

10 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 10 Global stock markets fell for a second day on Tuesday, as caution over a Dec. 15 deadline for the next round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports weakened risk appetite and limited outsized market moves.

GRAPHIC-Bienvenue, Madame Lagarde: Five questions for the ECB

10 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 9 New European Central Bank boss Christine Lagarde holds her first policy meeting on Thursday, where investors will scrutinise her every word for a sense of the direction she will take the bank in.

Bienvenue, Madame Lagarde - Five questions for the ECB

09 Dec 2019

LONDON New European Central Bank boss Christine Lagarde holds her first policy meeting on Thursday, where investors will scrutinise her every word for a sense of the direction she will take the bank in.

Down, down they go: Emerging central banks deliver more rate cuts

03 Dec 2019

LONDON Emerging market policymakers extended the interest rate cut cycle further in November, taking their lead from major central banks and joining in efforts to shore up their economies.

GRAPHIC-Down, down they go: Emerging central banks deliver more rate cuts

03 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 3 Emerging market policymakers extended the interest rate cut cycle further in November, taking their lead from major central banks and joining in efforts to shore up their economies.

Pound, bookies react to poll projecting Conservative election win

02 Dec 2019

LONDON The chances of a Conservative Party majority after next month's UK election hit their highest of the campaign on Thursday and lifted sterling in tandem after a closely watched polling model indicated the party could win its biggest majority since 1987.

GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares climb on trade hopes

25 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 25 World shares staged a cautious rally on Monday as investors held out for some progress in U.S.-China trade talks, while the dollar dipped after its latest rally on the back of strong U.S. economic data.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade optimism lifts world shares

25 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 25 World shares staged a cautious rally on Monday as investors held out for some progress in U.S.-China trade talks, while the dollar dipped after its latest rally on the back of strong U.S. economic data.

Pound, FTSE250 tracking rising chance of Tory majority in Britain's December election

20 Nov 2019

LONDON Sterling and UK domestic stocks have rallied strongly this month as betting markets sharply increase the chances that Britain's incumbent Conservative Party will secure a parliamentary majority in the country's first Christmas election in nearly a century.

World News

U.S. House committee postpones votes on articles of impeachment

U.S. lawmakers will vote Friday on whether to move forward with impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, as the Democratic head of the Judiciary Committee shocked Republicans by declining to hold a late-night vote after a hearing that lasted more than 14 hours.