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Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Published 02/12/2019

BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan’s parliament on Monday formally asked President Ilham Aliyev to dissolve it and to schedule new parliamentary elections. The next election is [more…]

Putin and Xi oversee launch of landmark Russian gas pipeline to China

Putin and Xi oversee launch of landmark Russian gas pipeline to China

Published 02/12/2019

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday oversaw the launch of a landmark pipeline that will [more…]

Oil jumps above $61 on talk of further OPEC+ supply curbs

Oil jumps above $61 on talk of further OPEC+ supply curbs

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil jumped above $61 a barrel on Monday, supported by hints that OPEC and its allies may agree to deepen output cuts [more…]

UK manufacturers cut jobs at fastest rate since 2012: PMI

UK manufacturers cut jobs at fastest rate since 2012: PMI

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British manufacturers cut jobs last month at the fastest rate since 2012, a survey showed on Monday, as pressures from Brexit and [more…]

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]

Stocks rally on Chinese data boost, cautious trade optimism

Stocks rally on Chinese data boost, cautious trade optimism

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets rebounded on Monday as decent manufacturing data in China and renewed optimism over a trade deal eroded some of the [more…]

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A wave of social unrest across developing countries this year has caught many investors off-guard and is challenging models designed to gauge [more…]

Make up your minds, Merkel protegee tells new SPD leaders

Make up your minds, Merkel protegee tells new SPD leaders

Published 02/12/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - The coalition deal forming the basis of Germany’s ruling alliance is not up for renegotiation and the new leaders of the Social [more…]

German manufacturing contraction eases in November

German manufacturing contraction eases in November

Published 02/12/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s export-dependent manufacturing sector contracted at a slower pace for the second month in a row in November, a survey showed on [more…]

UBS Asset Management bullish on emerging market equities, debt

UBS Asset Management bullish on emerging market equities, debt

Published 02/12/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States’ economic outperformance will wane, the dollar will probably weaken and growth next year can be expected from emerging markets, [more…]