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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…]

India June business sentiment lowest since 2016 – survey

India June business sentiment lowest since 2016 – survey

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - India’s slowing economic growth, water shortage and regulatory hurdles have taken its business sentiment in June to the lowest level since 2016, a [more…]

Saving the world is on Sue Desmond-Hellmann’s to-do list

Saving the world is on Sue Desmond-Hellmann’s to-do list

Published 10/07/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you had $50 billion to try to solve the world’s worst problems, what exactly would you do? That is the [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…]

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut

Published 08/07/2019

SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s fuel producers are making extended curbs to their output in the third quarter after supply from mammoth new refineries stoked an [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…]