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Daily Briefing: Zelenskiy show a ratings hit for Ukraine vote

19 Jul 2019

LONDON The party of Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian-turned-politician who became Ukraine's president, looks to have unstoppable momentum ahead of Sunday's parliament vote.

RPT-GRAPHIC-Take it easy: central bank U-turns loosen financial conditions

19 Jul 2019

July 18 Rate cut bets and rallying equity and bond markets are feeding into a gradual loosening of financial market conditions that could potentially send world growth ticking higher by the end of the year, a closely watched index suggests.

Take it easy - central bank U-turns loosen financial conditions

19 Jul 2019

Rate cut bets and rallying equity and bond markets are feeding into a gradual loosening of financial market conditions that could potentially send world growth ticking higher by the end of the year, a closely watched index suggests.

UPDATE 1-Euro zone bond rally continues, bolstered by ECB rate-cut hopes

18 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 18 Euro zone government borrowing costs slipped further on Thursday, though bond prices gave up some of their earlier gains after a robust U.S. factory reading sent U.S. Treasury yields higher.

Sterling touches two-year low as investors hedge rise in Brexit risk

17 Jul 2019

LONDON Sterling fell below $1.24 on Wednesday, levels not plumbed for more than two years, as investors continued to price the growing risk of Britain's crashing out of the European Union without a transition agreement in place.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling

17 Jul 2019

* World shares just off 10-day highs, Europe flat (Updates, adds charts)

GLOBAL MARKETS-Debt and dollar in demand, sterling and stocks stricken on trade war and Brexit

17 Jul 2019

* World shares hold just off 10-day highs, Europe flat (updates throughout, changes byline, dateline)

'Bad news everywhere': Sterling held near two-year lows

10 Jul 2019

LONDON Britain's economic gloom and a fast-approaching Brexit deadline kept sterling near two-year lows on Wednesday, while diplomatic spats with the United States and China highlighted the country's troubled ties with other trade and political partners.

‘Markets make mistakes’ - Why bonds may have overreacted on inflation

08 Jul 2019

LONDON For some anxious investors, bond markets have lost the plot.

FOREX-Rate cut bets pin dollar near 1-week lows vs yen; Swedish crown gleams

03 Jul 2019

* Global bond yields fall on dovish cbanks, fading trade optimism

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