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Top central banks see growing gloom global trade war

A developing trade war between the world's biggest economies is weighing on business confidence and could force central banks to downgrade their outlook, the world's most powerful policymakers argued on Wednesday.

UK industrial orders jump in June - CBI

British manufacturers reported a surge in orders this month after a largely sluggish start to 2018, and inflation pressures eased, industry data showed on Wednesday, potentially easing Bank of England concerns about an economic slowdown.

Stocks recover from selloff; yields rise on Powell comments

Stocks on world markets edged higher on Wednesday, recovering from a recent selloff on rapidly escalating China-U.S. trade tensions, while Treasury yields rose after the Federal Reserve chairman said the U.S. central bank should continue with a gradual pace of interest rate increases.