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Global stocks push higher, dollar sapped by rate hike uncertainty

Global stocks push higher, dollar sapped by rate hike uncertainty

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares started the week on the front foot on Monday, amid conflicting signals of a potential truce in the China-U.S. trade [more…]

Hygiene standards not up to the mark at farmers’ markets

Hygiene standards not up to the mark at farmers’ markets

Published 16/11/2018

(Reuters Health) - Vendors at farmers’ markets could benefit from lessons in food-safety, according to researchers at Pennsylvania State University. The researchers visited farmers’ markets [more…]

Asia stocks lifted by China-U.S. trade hopes- oil resumes retreat

Asia stocks lifted by China-U.S. trade hopes- oil resumes retreat

Published 15/11/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Thursday, cheered by a bounce in Chinese equities on signs China and the United States may be taking [more…]

Cheaper oil helps trim bearish bets against Asian currencies:…

Cheaper oil helps trim bearish bets against Asian currencies:…

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - Bearish bets on most Asian currencies slackened over the last two weeks, a Reuters poll showed, as a plunge in oil prices benefited [more…]

Asian shares sell off as risk sentiment sours, pound pares gains

Asian shares sell off as risk sentiment sours, pound pares gains

Published 05/11/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks skidded on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war [more…]

Asian stocks on edge over escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions

Asian stocks on edge over escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions

Published 30/10/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asia shares recouped early losses and crept higher on Tuesday as China made a fresh attempt to stabilize its stock markets, but [more…]

Almost two-thirds of world stocks in bear territory but $8.5…

Almost two-thirds of world stocks in bear territory but $8.5…

Published 26/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - With 63 percent of MSCI’s global index now in a “bear” market, world stocks look oversold but global equity funds nevertheless attracted [more…]

Dollar steadies as Fed minutes weigh on stocks, yuan

Dollar steadies as Fed minutes weigh on stocks, yuan

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar held near a one-week high on Thursday and stocks were mixed after minutes showing the Federal Reserve may favor more [more…]

China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

Published 08/10/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shares in Asia slumped Monday as China’s markets stumbled in their first trading day after a one-week holiday even though Beijing’s central [more…]

BNP Paribas Asset Management goes short U.S. tech stocks

BNP Paribas Asset Management goes short U.S. tech stocks

Published 05/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - BNP Paribas Asset Management is shifting its exposure across U.S. equities away from banks and positioning for a decline in technology stocks, [more…]