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World shares rally to four-week highs as investors bet on China revival

World shares rally to four-week highs as investors bet on China revival

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets rallied to four-week highs on Monday as investors counted on a revival in Chinese activity to boost global growth, [more…]

European shares pick up, dollar gains before quarter-end

European shares pick up, dollar gains before quarter-end

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares picked up on Tuesday after a weak start, extending the optimism of the Asian session, and oil prices steadied as [more…]

Fund giant BlackRock ‘warming up’ to European assets

Fund giant BlackRock ‘warming up’ to European assets

Published 23/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - BlackRock’s Investment Institute said on Tuesday it was “warming up” to European assets following what it called the eurozone’s “impressive” efforts to [more…]

Global stocks shrug off fresh virus wave fears, dollar slips

Global stocks shrug off fresh virus wave fears, dollar slips

Published 22/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks reversed earlier losses and the dollar slid on Monday as investors shrugged off worries that rising coronavirus infections in parts [more…]

Prepping portfolios for next market storm? Not just gold and govvies

Prepping portfolios for next market storm? Not just gold and govvies

Published 09/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - G7 government bonds? Check. Gold? Check. But that may not be enough as the coronavirus crisis accelerates a hunt for a wider [more…]

Europe turns red as bulls run out of charge

Europe turns red as bulls run out of charge

Published 09/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock market bulls were forced to a halt on Tuesday and high-flying currencies like the euro and Australian dollar lost altitude, as [more…]

Slow recovery in markets seen as COVID-19 risks persist, cash still king: BofA survey

Slow recovery in markets seen as COVID-19 risks persist, cash still king: BofA survey

Published 19/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are bearish on stocks, especially riskier assets, and expect a slower economic recovery as the risk of a second wave of [more…]

Stocks falter as anxiety grows over second coronavirus wave

Stocks falter as anxiety grows over second coronavirus wave

Published 12/05/2020

SYDNEY/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian shares tumbled on Tuesday on growing worries about a second wave of coronavirus infections after the Chinese city where the [more…]

Swiss gold refineries reopen as virus lockdown eases

Swiss gold refineries reopen as virus lockdown eases

Published 04/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Two of the world’s biggest gold refiners, Valcambi and Argor-Heraeus, said on Monday they were restoring close to full operations after Swiss [more…]

Asia shares rally as BOJ buys more bonds- U.S. crude skids

Asia shares rally as BOJ buys more bonds- U.S. crude skids

Published 27/04/2020

SYDNEY/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian shares bounced on Monday as the Bank of Japan (BOJ) announced more stimulus steps to help cushion the economic impact [more…]