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Rodrigo Campos

Global stocks edge up, oil drops as China virus worries abate

22 Jan 2020

NEW YORK World stock markets gained back some ground on Wednesday as investors took heart from measures to curb the spread of a flu-like virus from China, while oil prices tumbled on a forecast for a market surplus.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge up as China virus worries abate; oil drops

22 Jan 2020

* World FX rates in 2020 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates death toll from virus; updates prices, market activity and comments)

Argentine bonds fall as Buenos Aires province extends creditor deadline

22 Jan 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentine sovereign and provincial bonds dipped on Wednesday as the provincial government in Buenos Aires was forced to extend a deadline for creditors to agree or reject a plan to delay a $250 million bond repayment originally due on Jan. 26.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks tick up as China virus worries abate; oil drops

22 Jan 2020

* World FX rates in 2020 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; new byline, changes dateline, previous LONDON)

Risk assets fall as Chinese virus triggers anxiety

21 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Risk assets took a hit across the globe on Tuesday, while the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasury prices gained, as financial markets reacted to mounting concern about a new strain of flu-like virus out of China.

Global Markets: Risk assets slip on Chinese virus anxiety

21 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Risk assets took a hit across the globe on Tuesday while the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasury prices gained as financial markets reacted to mounting concern about a new strain of flu-like virus in China.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Risk assets slip on Chinese virus anxiety

21 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 21 Risk assets took a hit across the globe on Tuesday while the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasury prices gained as financial markets reacted to mounting concern about a new strain of flu-like virus in China.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Risk assets dragged lower by Chinese virus anxiety

21 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 21 Risk assets took a hit across the globe on Tuesday while the Japanese yen and some developed country bond prices gained as financial markets reacted to mounting concern about a new strain of flu-like virus in China.

Argentine bonds drop after Buenos Aires province seeks payment extension

14 Jan 2020

BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK Buenos Aires bonds added to recent losses on Tuesday after the province asked holders for an extension on a more than $250 million payment due later this month, dragging Argentina's debt lower as well.

Argentina prevails vs hedge fund in GDP-linked securities lawsuit

08 Jan 2020

NEW YORK A U.S. district judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by New York-based hedge fund Aurelius Capital against Argentina, related to an alleged payment shortfall under securities offerings linked to the South American country’s gross domestic product.

World News

China virus death toll mounts to 25, infections spread

A new coronavirus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.