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Oil rises as U.S.-Iran conflict eases, focus turns to trade deal

Oil rises as U.S.-Iran conflict eases, focus turns to trade deal

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose slightly on Monday as investors shift their focus away from easing Mideast tensions to this week’s scheduled signing of [more…]

Global stocks perch near record highs ahead of U.S.-China trade deal

Global stocks perch near record highs ahead of U.S.-China trade deal

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - World stock markets ticked higher on Monday, hovering just below record levels ahead of the expected signing of a Phase 1 China-U.S. [more…]

China’s yuan leads rally ahead of U.S. trade deal

China’s yuan leads rally ahead of U.S. trade deal

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - China’s yuan led a rally in trade-sensitive currencies on Monday and the Australian dollar recovered some recent losses as the imminent signing [more…]

Safe-haven currencies give back gains as U.S.-Iran situation eases

Safe-haven currencies give back gains as U.S.-Iran situation eases

Published 09/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Safe-haven currencies such as the Japanese yen retreated on Thursday as the United States and Iran backed away from further conflict, with [more…]

Oil steadies a day after Iranian missile strike knocks prices

Oil steadies a day after Iranian missile strike knocks prices

Published 09/01/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices steadied on Thursday a day after tumbling on concerns raised by an Iranian missile strike on Iraqi bases hosting U.S. [more…]

Asian shares rebound as U.S. and Iran stand down, yen retreats

Asian shares rebound as U.S. and Iran stand down, yen retreats

Published 09/01/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks had their best session in weeks on Thursday, as the United States and Iran backed away from the brink of [more…]

Oil falls 1% as investors reassess Middle East risks

Oil falls 1% as investors reassess Middle East risks

Published 07/01/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell almost 1% on Tuesday, surrendering some recent gains as investors reconsidered the likelihood of immediate supply disruptions in [more…]

How risky ETFs won the decade – and why they might not repeat that performance

How risky ETFs won the decade – and why they might not repeat that performance

Published 24/12/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Exchange-traded funds that use leverage to offer double or triple the daily return of benchmark U.S. stock indexes rank among the [more…]

Oil eases but supported by trade deal hopes

Oil eases but supported by trade deal hopes

Published 23/12/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Monday, but were holding near recent three-month highs amid expectations that the United States and China will soon [more…]

Asian shares near 18-month high, bask in trade deal afterglow

Asian shares near 18-month high, bask in trade deal afterglow

Published 23/12/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets idled near 18-month highs on Monday as trading volumes weakened ahead of the Christmas holiday break, with investors taking profit [more…]