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Tom Finn

Swedish crown falls to 17-year low after central bank delays rate hike

5:15am EDT

LONDON The Swedish crown plummeted to a 17-year low on Thursday after the country's central bank delayed its next interest rate hike.

FOREX-Euro stung by German growth fears, political uncertainty

3:34am EDT

* Euro dips to 22-mth low on weak German business sentiment data

Sterling staggers near $1.30 despite strong UK retail sales

Apr 18 2019

LONDON Sterling fell on Thursday as the dollar's rally gathered momentum, with strong British retail sales data doing little to shake the currency out of a slumber following a six-month extension to Brexit.

FOREX-Aussie jumps after China data restores some currency volatility

Apr 17 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates prices)

FOREX-Aussie jumps after China data restores some volatility to FX markets

Apr 17 2019

LONDON, April 17 The Australian dollar rose to a two-month high on Wednesday after Chinese economic growth beat forecasts and indicated to some investors that the worst is over for the global economy.

FOREX-Euro slips on report that ECB policymakers doubt euro zone growth

Apr 16 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Recasts, adds context, updates prices)

FOREX-Aussie dollar struggles after RBA caution, other currencies tread water

Apr 16 2019

LONDON, April 16 Major currencies traded within narrow ranges on Tuesday, before European and Chinese data that may indicate the worst is over for the global economy.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks advance ahead of earnings; bonds stable

Apr 15 2019

LONDON, April 15 European stocks rose moderately after progress in the U.S.-China trade talks buoyed sentiment and investors grew somewhat optimistic about the next batch of corporate earnings.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Progress in U.S.-China trade talks spurs world stock rally

Apr 15 2019

LONDON, April 15 Progress in the U.S.-China trade talks helped propel world stock markets to a 6-month high on Friday and steered investors away from save havens such as the Japanese yen.

FOREX-Euro surges in surprise move driven by flows linked to Japan

Apr 12 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds context, updates prices)

World News

Spurned by U.S., North Korea's Kim holds talks with Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday at a summit intended to show that the United States is not the only power with enough clout to engage with the reclusive communist state on its nuclear program.