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Wayne Cole

Shares and sterling soar as trade and Brexit fog lifts

13 Dec 2019

LONDON/SYDNEY Stocks rose and the pound gained on Friday as the prospect of a China-U.S. trade deal and an election victory for Britain's Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the darkest clouds on the global investment horizon.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares and sterling soar as trade and Brexit fog lifts

13 Dec 2019

LONDON/SYDNEY, Dec 13 Stocks rose and the pound gained on Friday as the prospect of a China-U.S. trade deal and an election victory for Britain's Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the darkest clouds on the global investment horizon.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares and sterling soar after trade and Brexit boosts

13 Dec 2019

LONDON/SYDNEY, Dec 13 Shares already trading at record highs piled on the gains and the pound soared on Friday as a last-gasp Sino-U.S. trade deal and a thumping election win by Britain's Conservative Party cleared two of the darkest clouds on the global investment horizon.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, sterling on a high as global risks ebb

13 Dec 2019

* Nikkei highest since Oct 2018 on reports of Sino-U.S. trade deal

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks glimpse a brighter future as global clouds lift

13 Dec 2019

* Nikkei highest since Oct 2018 on reports of Sino-U.S. trade deal

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks see brighter world as trade, UK clouds lift

13 Dec 2019

* Nikkei highest since Oct 2018 on reports of Sino-U.S. trade deal

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia enjoys double dose of relief on trade, UK election

12 Dec 2019

* Nikkei futures up sharply on reports of Sino-U.S. trade deal

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia set to surge on trade hopes, pound jumps on exit polls

12 Dec 2019

SYDNEY, Dec 13 Asian share markets were looking to steam higher on Friday amid reports a last-gasp trade deal had been struck that would avert new U.S. tariffs on China, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party looked to have won a clear majority in the UK elections.

Analysts nudge up forecasts for Aussie dollar, kiwi already ahead: Reuters poll

05 Dec 2019

SYDNEY Analysts have nudged up their forecasts for the Australian dollar as the currency proves resilient to global trade uncertainty and poor economic news at home, though the risk of radical policy easing looms for next year.

Australia retail sales stagnate, exports skid in bleak start to fourth-quarter

05 Dec 2019

SYDNEY Australian retailers had it tough in October as skittish consumers chose to hoard any windfall from lower interest rates and tax rebates, likely heralding another quarter of disappointment for the economy.

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