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Ritvik Carvalho

Lack of Italy debt contagion explodes notion of euro periphery

12:30pm BST

LONDON The striking lack of financial contagion across the euro zone from Italy's bond-market blowout this year shows investors are breaking an eight-year habit of lumping together the bonds of Italy, Spain and Portugal.

Rising oil turns up heat on vulnerable emerging economies

16 Oct 2018

LONDON A rise in oil prices to four-year highs is heaping pressure on big emerging-market crude consumers such as Turkey, India, Indonesia and South Africa that are already grappling with current account deficits, weak currencies and rising inflation.

Nearly half of Europe's biggest stocks are in bear market

15 Oct 2018

LONDON Nearly half of Europe's largest stocks are now in what analysts call a bear market or downturn, data analysed by Reuters showed on Monday, as fears mount that the post-financial crisis rally might be on its last legs outside the United States.

World markets stress indicators still relatively calm

12 Oct 2018

LONDON World stock markets suffered their worst tumble this week since February's violent shakeout with some $2.6 trillion of investor wealth lost, but there was no clear trigger apart from long-brewing worries on U.S. interest rates, trade wars, China and emerging markets.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Resurgent shares still set for biggest weekly loss since Feb

12 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 12 Shares worldwide were set for their biggest daily gains in nearly a month on Friday as European and Asian markets recovered from a days-long sell-off that left them set for their worst week since February.

GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares bounce after rout, set for worst week since February

12 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 12 Global shares were having their best day in nearly a month on Friday as European and Asian markets recovered from a brutal selloff that still left them set for their worst week since February.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar and global bonds track surge in Treasury yields, stocks sag

04 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 4 A rise in U.S. Treasury yields to their highest levels since mid-2011 pulled global bond yields higher across the board and boosted the dollar on Thursday, while stocks sagged in response.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global bonds, dollar track U.S. yield surge, stocks downbeat

04 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 4 A rise in U.S. Treasury yields to their highest levels since mid-2011 pulled global bond yields higher across the board and boosted the dollar on Thursday, while stocks sagged in response.

RPT-GRAPHIC-"Quitaly" gauges flicker but don't flash as Italy heads for budget clash

04 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 3 As bond investors stress about Italy's budget plans, key market gauges of euro break-up risks are starting to flicker -- but to a far lesser degree than they did just a few months ago.

"Quitaly" gauges flicker but don't flash as Italy heads for budget clash

03 Oct 2018

LONDON As bond investors stress about Italy's budget plans, key market gauges of euro break-up risks are starting to flicker -- but to a far lesser degree than they did just a few months ago.

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