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Tommy Wilkes

Sterling falls as doubts grow about Brexit talks

23 Aug 2019

LONDON The pound fell on Friday after enjoying its biggest one-day gain in months, as investors reassessed whether British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had made any progress in convincing the European Union to renegotiate the Brexit agreement.

European investors find a bright spot in Brexit's murk - gilts

23 Aug 2019

LONDON Volatile sterling and the prospect of a damaging no-deal Brexit aren't hurting demand for British government bonds among foreign money managers, who are betting the debt will outperform if the UK does end up making a disorderly exit from the European Union.

Sterling jumps as traders cling to Merkel's Brexit backstop comments

22 Aug 2019

LONDON The pound was on course for its best day in months on Thursday after traders interpreted comments from German Chancellor Angela Merkel to mean that a solution to the Irish border problem could be found before Britain leaves the European Union on Oct. 31.

FOREX-Euro pinned near recent lows as attention shifts to Fed

21 Aug 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds details, updates prices)

FOREX-Euro struggles vs dollar as attention turns to Fed

21 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 21 The euro struggled to make headway against a resilient dollar on Wednesday and was stuck near $1.11, with forex markets mostly calm ahead of a crucial meeting of central bankers later this week.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks inch higher as stimulus hopes spur tentative rebound

20 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 20 Stock markets edged higher on Tuesday as investors welcomed signs that more monetary and fiscal stimulus was on its way, hoping more easing would help stave off a major global economic downturn.

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares inch higher as stimulus hopes spur rebound

20 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 20 European shares followed their Asian counterparts higher on Tuesday as investors bet possible monetary and fiscal stimulus measures would help stave off a major global economic downturn.

UPDATE 2-German bond yields bounce off lows after budget report

16 Aug 2019

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields: http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Writes through, updates prices, quotes)

FOREX-Dollar recovers vs the yen as U.S. data soothes market nerves

15 Aug 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Recasts after U.S. data, adds details)

FOREX-Yen rallies again as market selloff extends on recession fears

15 Aug 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds details, quotes, latest prices)

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