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Dhara Ranasinghe

FOREX-Yuan slips, yen gains as spread of China virus unnerves markets

Jan 21 2020

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds Trump comments, adds quote, chart)

FOREX-Yuan tumbles, yen rallies as spread of China virus unnerves markets

Jan 21 2020

LONDON, Jan 21 China's yuan tumbled on Tuesday, pulling away from six-month highs against the dollar, while the yen rallied as the spread of a pneumonia-like virus in China sparked a sudden bout of risk aversion and rattled world markets.

Global stocks stay near record highs; focus turns to central banks, earnings

Jan 20 2020

LONDON World stocks traded just below record highs on Monday, pausing ahead of this week's central bank meetings, economic data and earnings, while oil prices rose to their highest in over a week after blockades began shutting down two Libyan oilfields.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks stay near record highs; focus turns to central banks, earnings

Jan 20 2020

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates throughout, adds chart, fresh comment)

GLOBAL MARKETS-Feel good factor keeps world stocks near record highs, oil jumps

Jan 20 2020

LONDON, Jan 20 World stocks held near record highs on Monday as generally better data and earnings bolstered sentiment, while oil prices hit their highest in over a week after two large crude production bases in Libya began shutting down following a blockade.

Ready, steady, review: Five questions for the ECB

Jan 20 2020

LONDON The European Central Bank's first meeting of the year is set to bring the formal launch of a strategy review, most likely including a rethink of an inflation goal the bank has failed to meet since 2013.

UPDATE 2-Euro zone bonds pause after bond sales, US-China trade deal

Jan 16 2020

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Adds details on demand for Italian bond, ECB minutes, comment)

Euro zone bonds pause after bond sales, US-China trade deal

Jan 16 2020

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr

Sterling falls as weak inflation data fans BoE rate cut expectations

Jan 15 2020

LONDON Sterling fell on Wednesday after data showed UK inflation rose at its weakest rate in three years, ramping up expectations of a rate cut from the Bank of England at its January meeting.

UPDATE 2-Euro zone bond yields slip from near-two week highs

Jan 14 2020

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices, adds details)

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