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Tom Wilson

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop as Hong Kong violence rattles investors

11 Nov 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates prices throughout, adds sterling)

GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares fall as Hong Kong violence unnerves investors

11 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 11 Shares across the globe fell on Monday, buffeted by escalating violence in Hong Kong that pushed Asian stocks to their worst day since August and stoked demand for the safe-haven yen and gold.

Explainer: Central bank digital currencies: edging towards reality?

06 Nov 2019

LONDON Central banks are looking at creating their own digital currencies - a stark contrast to the ethos of cryptocurrencies that seek to subvert mainstream authority over money.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade hopes lift stocks as recession fears recede

04 Nov 2019

* Recession fears recede as jobs data show U.S. economic strength

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade deal hopes boost stocks as recession fears recede

04 Nov 2019

* Recession fears recede as jobs data show U.S. economic strength

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks touch 20-month high, bond yields drop after Fed cuts

31 Oct 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates prices throughout)

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks touch 20-month high, bond yields fall after Fed cuts

31 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 31 World stocks edged to their highest in 20 months on Thursday after the Federal Reserve cut rates even as it signaled it would hold back from further reductions, sending bond yields and the dollar down.

Beijing's backing could tip scales in race for blockchain supremacy, industry figures say

30 Oct 2019

LONDON Calls by China's president to put blockchain at the heart of the country's innovation could tip the scales towards Beijing in the global race to lead in the fledgling technology, analysts and investors said.

Bitcoin holds ground after China voices support for blockchain

28 Oct 2019

LONDON Bitcoin held ground on Monday near a one-month high scaled over the weekend after China's president Xi Jinping said the world's second biggest economy should accelerate the development of blockchain technology.

UPDATE 4-Pound losses capped as UK parliament vote sets stage for Brexit delay

22 Oct 2019

NEW YORK/LONDON, Oct 22 UK lawmakers rejected the government's proposed Brexit timetable, but losses in the British pound remained limited as chances of a no-deal exit from the European Union are now seen as miniscule.

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