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GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade hopes support China, sterling totters on Brexit turmoil

11 Dec 2018

* Chinese shares bounce on trade optimism, sentiment cautious

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade hopes support China, sterling totters on Brexit woes

11 Dec 2018

* Chinese shares bounce on trade optimism, sentiment cautious

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares near 3-week lows, sterling struggles on Brexit woes

11 Dec 2018

* Chinese shares bounce on trade optimism, sentiment cautious

GLOBAL MARKETS-Sterling sinks on Brexit vote delay, Asian shares dither

11 Dec 2018

SYDNEY, Dec 11 The pound hovered near 20-month lows on Tuesday, as political turmoil deepened in Britain with a key vote on Brexit being delayed while U.S. shares staged a late rebound in a positive signal for Asian markets.

UPDATE 2-Australian home loans jump as RBA sticks to rate hike call

10 Dec 2018

* Next move in rates likely up, rather an a decrease - RBA's Kent

Battered Aussie, NZ dollars seen ticking higher next year: Reuters poll

07 Dec 2018

SYDNEY Foreign exchange analysts expect the Australian and New Zealand dollars to rebound next year, a Reuters poll showed, even as fears of a global slowdown loom over the battered currencies.

Australia's central bank: next rate move likely up, but room to cut

06 Dec 2018

SYDNEY Australia's central bank has room to cut policy rates from current record lows although the next move is still likely to be an increase rather than a decrease, Deputy Governor Guy Debelle said on Thursday.

Australian retail sales rise modestly, dims Q4 outlook

06 Dec 2018

SYDNEY, Dec 6 Australian retailers posted another month of weak sales in October with dining out and takeaway food posting rare declines, indicating a dull start for the final quarter of the year.

Australia's economy slows, rate hike ever more distant

05 Dec 2018

SYDNEY Australia's economy slowed more than expected last quarter as consumers reacted to tepid wage growth by shutting their wallets, a disappointing outcome that sent the local dollar sliding as investors pushed out the chance of any rate hike.

Australia central bank holds rates, still optimistic on economy

04 Dec 2018

SYDNEY Australia's central bank kept rates at record lows on Tuesday and took an optimistic view on domestic activity ahead of data that is likely to show the economy grew more than 3 percent last quarter.

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