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Philip Baillie

EMERGING MARKETS-Shares suffer largest monthly loss in a year

May 31 2013

LONDON, May 31 Emerging shares fell almost 1 percent on Friday and were heading for their largest monthly loss in a year while most currencies posted fresh losses as investors fretted over a slowdown in emerging giants India and China.

Sterling edges away from 2-1/2 year low, boosted vs euro

Mar 13 2013

LONDON Sterling recovered from a 2-1/2 year low against the dollar and gained against a weaker euro on Wednesday as some investors believed its recent steep falls may have gone too far for now.

Euro boosted by Greece aid deal hopes, yen wobbly

Nov 22 2012

LONDON The euro hit its highest point against the yen since late April on Thursday on expectations that international lenders will soon agree an aid deal for Greece and that Japan will ease monetary policy again.

Sterling falls to two-month low versus dollar

Nov 12 2012

LONDON, Nov 12 Sterling fell to a two-month low versus the dollar on Monday, as investors stepped-up selling of the British pound after last week's slight easing of monetary policy from the Bank of England.

Social media shakes up solitary online FX trading

Nov 09 2012

LONDON The solitary world of online foreign exchange trading is emerging from the shadows as solo investors turn to specialist social media networks to link up with their peers and seek market-beating strategies.

Social media shakes up solitary online FX trading

Nov 09 2012

LONDON The solitary world of online foreign exchange trading is emerging from the shadows as solo investors turn to specialist social media networks to link up with their peers and seek market-beating strategies.

Moody's downgrades three major Italian insurers

Jul 17 2012

MILAN Moody's lowered the credit rating of three major Italian insurers on Tuesday, piling more pressure on the euro zone's third largest economy after a string of downgrades on Monday and a sovereign downgrade last week.

Moody's cuts Italy banks, companies ratings

Jul 17 2012

MILAN Moody's cut the credit ratings of a string of Italian banks on Monday, bringing the country's top lenders in line with a downgrade to Italy's sovereign rating last week, as well as lowering ratings for companies and local government authorities.

Moody's cuts Italy banks, companies ratings

Jul 16 2012

MILAN Moody's cut the credit ratings of a string of Italian banks on Monday, bringing the country's top lenders in line with a downgrade to Italy's sovereign rating last week, as well as lowering ratings for companies and local government authorities.

Caravaggio sketches unveiled at Italian castle

Jul 11 2012

MILAN A collection of more than 1,000 sketches, some of which are thought to have been by 16th century Italian artist Caravaggio, were unveiled at Milan's Sforzesco Castle on Wednesday.

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