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Police shooting rattles Hong Kong markets, investors count on Alibaba listing

Police shooting rattles Hong Kong markets, investors count on Alibaba listing

Published 11/11/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s share index lost almost 3% as unrest in the Asian financial hub worsened on Monday, with police firing live [more…]

Russian central bank sees some room for further rate cut

Russian central bank sees some room for further rate cut

Published 11/11/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s central bank sees some room to further cut its key rate, First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Monday. “...in principle, [more…]

World shares fall as Hong Kong violence unnerves investors

World shares fall as Hong Kong violence unnerves investors

Published 11/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares across the globe fell on Monday, buffeted by escalating violence in Hong Kong that pushed Asian stocks to their worst day [more…]

Euro dips before Lagarde speaks but hopes for tariff reprieve lend support

Euro dips before Lagarde speaks but hopes for tariff reprieve lend support

Published 04/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro edged down on Monday as investors awaited Christine Lagarde’s first speech as European Central Bank president, but hopes that the [more…]

Asian shares climb to 14-week highs on hopes U.S., China getting close to trade deal

Asian shares climb to 14-week highs on hopes U.S., China getting close to trade deal

Published 04/11/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian shares surged on Monday, with a broad regional gauge hitting more than 14-week highs, as growing optimism over U.S.-China trade talks [more…]

Asian shares climb to three-month high, currencies mark time

Asian shares climb to three-month high, currencies mark time

Published 28/10/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares rose to a three-month high on Monday, as risk assets got a fillip from hopes of a trade deal and [more…]

Dollar picks up before Fed, pound braces for EU meeting on Brexit

Dollar picks up before Fed, pound braces for EU meeting on Brexit

Published 28/10/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar traded near its highest in more than two months versus the yen on Monday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve [more…]

Explainer: Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Fernandez

Explainer: Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Fernandez

Published 28/10/2019

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Alberto Fernandez, after the center-left Peronist won a decisive election on Sunday, ousting [more…]

Argentine central bank cuts dollar purchase limit sharply as forex reserves tumble

Argentine central bank cuts dollar purchase limit sharply as forex reserves tumble

Published 28/10/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina’s central bank announced early Monday morning it would sharply cut the amount of dollars individuals could buy, amid concerns over [more…]

Lagarde will take ECB out of ivory tower: De Guindos in El Pais

Lagarde will take ECB out of ivory tower: De Guindos in El Pais

Published 26/10/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Christine Lagarde will ensure European Central Bank policymakers climb down from their “ivory tower” and face the political realities of the euro [more…]