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Oil prices edge higher on Chinese economic data

Oil prices edge higher on Chinese economic data

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose slightly on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations but gains were capped by overall figures [more…]

Reassuring Chinese data nudges shares higher

Reassuring Chinese data nudges shares higher

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Surprisingly upbeat economic soundings from China lifted the global markets mood on Monday, pushing world shares toward an 18-month high and steering [more…]

European shares muted as Germany’s weak economic outlook weighs

European shares muted as Germany’s weak economic outlook weighs

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - European shares trod water on Monday as worrying comments on Germany’s industrial and services sectors curbed optimism stemming from China’s encouraging factory output [more…]

European shares edge lower, Deutsche Bank rally limits losses

European shares edge lower, Deutsche Bank rally limits losses

Published 08/07/2019

(Reuters) - European shares declined on Monday on sobering expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut this month by the U.S. Federal Reserve, but the [more…]

U.S. Fed easing could prompt first China rate cut in four years -…

U.S. Fed easing could prompt first China rate cut in four years -…

Published 08/07/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s central bank could cut its benchmark policy rate for the first time in four years if the U.S. Federal Reserve delivers [more…]

Asian shares stumble as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts

Asian shares stumble as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts

Published 08/07/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares were a sea of red on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a [more…]

Oil prices tread water as market eyes global risks

Oil prices tread water as market eyes global risks

Published 08/07/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Crude prices were little changed on Monday as traders weighed geopolitical risks against the impact of the Sino-U.S. trade war on the [more…]

Stocks cheer trade reprieve, bonds reconsider rate cuts

Stocks cheer trade reprieve, bonds reconsider rate cuts

Published 01/07/2019

LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, leading investors to pare [more…]

Brent oil jumps over $2 as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut

Brent oil jumps over $2 as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut

Published 01/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose over $2 a barrel on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until [more…]

European shares rally on U.S-China trade reprieve, STOXX 50 hits…

European shares rally on U.S-China trade reprieve, STOXX 50 hits…

Published 01/07/2019

(Reuters) - European shares rose broadly on Monday with the STOXX 50 index hitting its highest level in 17 months, as investors piled into riskier [more…]