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Ritvik Carvalho

World stocks tumble on weak economic data from China and Europe

4:52am EST

LONDON Stocks worldwide tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe fanned concerns of a global economic slowdown and left investors fretting over the wider impact of a still-unresolved Sino-U.S. trade dispute.

RPT-GRAPHIC-The life and times of ECB quantitative easing, 2015-18

Dec 13 2018

LONDON, Dec 12 An era of extraordinarily easy monetary policy in the euro zone is drawing to a close as the European Central Bank is set to announce formally on Thursday that its massive bond-buying scheme will be terminated at the end of this year.

The life and times of ECB quantitative easing, 2015-18

Dec 12 2018

LONDON An era of extraordinarily easy monetary policy in the euro zone is drawing to a close as the European Central Bank is set to announce formally on Thursday that its massive bond-buying scheme will be terminated at the end of this year.

Brexit-battered sterling at most volatile since 2016

Dec 11 2018

LONDON Traders dealing the British pound have been on a wild ride this year thanks to Brexit headlines. The latest instability in Westminster has meant price swings in the pound are bigger than those in the euro by margins not seen since Britain's EU membership referendum in June 2016.

R.I.P. quantitative easing: Five questions for the ECB

Dec 10 2018

LONDON Thursday could prove to be a historic moment for the European Central Bank, which is expected to formally bring its unprecedented 2.6 trillion euro ($2.95 trillion) stimulus scheme to an end.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks stage rebound after selloff, U.S. jobs data awaited

Dec 07 2018

LONDON, Dec 7 Global stocks staged a modest rebound on Friday with Asian and European markets gaining after a selloff the previous day, while crude oil edged up after indications Russia would contribute a bigger output cut than previously suggested to producers.

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks attempt rebound after selloff

Dec 07 2018

LONDON, Dec 7 World stocks attempted a rebound on Friday with Asian and European markets gaining modestly after the previous day's selloff, while oil prices fell as producers bickered over the details of an output cut.

December blizzard of risk events for markets

Nov 30 2018

LONDON This year has been a bumpy one for global financial markets, but before investors can turn their attention to 2019 they must first get through December, which is packed full of event risks.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade tensions pause stocks rally

Nov 27 2018

LONDON, Nov 27 World stock markets fought to keep a rebound alive on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to quash hopes of a trade truce with China, clouding what had been a bright start to the week.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Sino-U.S. trade tensions put brakes on stocks rally

Nov 27 2018

LONDON, Nov 27 Stock markets fought to keep a global rebound alive on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to quash hopes of a trade truce with China, clouding what had been a bright start to the week.

World News

U.S. Senate hands Trump historic rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.