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Claire Milhench

Emerging-market debt issuance on ice after turbulent summer

Sep 19 2018

LONDON, Sept 19 Emerging-market debt issuance is on hold after a summer of volatility, with the market effectively closed for borrowers like Turkey and Russia, although Asian and Middle East issuers can still get their bonds to market.

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks rally for second day, FX firmer

Sep 19 2018

LONDON, Sept 19 Emerging stocks rose for a second day on Wednesday as investors bet on further stimulus from Beijing to cushion the impact of another round of trade tariffs, while the beaten-down rand and Turkish lira firmed.

EMERGING MARKETS-Stimulus hopes lift emerging stocks after latest US tariffs

Sep 18 2018

LONDON, Sept 18 Emerging equities rose on Tuesday as investors bet that China would need to step up infrastructure spending to offset the latest tariffs from the United States, while Turkey's lira dipped back towards pre-rate hike levels.

EMERGING MARKETS-Tariff threat rattles emerging stocks, lira leads FX losses

Sep 17 2018

LONDON, Sept 17 Emerging equities fell over 1 percent on Monday in the wake of reports that the United States was about to announce a new round of tariffs on some $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, while Turkey's lira once again led currency losses.

UPDATE 2-UK court says Ukraine-Russia $3 bln Eurobond case should go to trial

Sep 14 2018

LONDON/KIEV, Sept 14 Britain's court of appeal ruled on Friday that Ukraine had a justiciable defence in a $3 billion Eurobond case that was originally brought by Russia and said the case should be allowed to go to full trial.

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade hopes boost emerging stocks, lira dips before rate decision

Sep 13 2018

LONDON, Sept 13 Hopes for new trade talks between the United States and China boosted emerging-market stocks on Thursday, while Turkey's lira slipped before a critical central bank meeting.

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks hit lowest since May 2017, lira firms

Sep 12 2018

LONDON, Sept 12 MSCI's benchmark emerging equities index extended losses on Wednesday, hitting its lowest since May 2017 as trade tensions troubled Asian bourses, while Turkey's lira firmed ahead of an expected rate rise on Thursday.

EMERGING MARKETS-Lira falls as inflation spikes, rupiah hits 20-yr low

Sep 03 2018

LONDON, Sept 3 Turkey's lira led emerging currency losses on Monday after inflation spiked to almost 18 percent in August, while the Indonesian rupiah fell to its lowest level since the Asian financial crisis.

Global funds raise stock allocations to four-month high

Aug 31 2018

LONDON Global investors raised their equity holdings to four-month highs in August, favoring Japan, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, with two-thirds also saying it was time to go back into emerging markets after another sell-off there.

European funds boost equities to seven-month highs, slash EM debt

Aug 31 2018

LONDON European fund managers increased their global equity exposure to seven-month highs in August but slashed holdings of emerging-market debt after a turbulent month of selling for the Turkish lira, Argentine peso and other emerging-market currencies.

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