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United States

Tom Wilson

Stimulus optimism boosts stocks, eases pressure on bonds

7:35am EDT

LONDON World stock markets rose on Monday on signs that major economies would look to prop up stalling growth with fresh stimulus measures, easing pressure on bonds and dampening demand for perceived safe-havens such as gold.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stimulus hopes support stocks, ease pressure on bonds

4:46am EDT

* China central bank rate reforms, Germany stimulus report help

Handelskrieg macht Chinesen Appetit auf Kryptowährungen

1:40am EDT

London/New York In China wächst die Nachfrage nach Kryptowährungen rasant.

CORRECTED-Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say

Aug 16 2019

LONDON/NEW YORK, Aug 14 Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said.

Bitcoin slumps to two-week low on technical trading, market jitters

Aug 15 2019

LONDON Bitcoin extended losses on Thursday after suffering its worst day for a month on Wednesday, with traders citing factors ranging from technical trading to jitters in traditional markets washing into cryptocurrency trading.

RPT-Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say

Aug 14 2019

LONDON/NEW YORK, Aug 14 Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said.

Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources

Aug 14 2019

LONDON Barclays is no longer providing banking services to major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks wilt as bond markets flash recession warnings

Aug 14 2019

* Trump delays tariffs on some China imports, boosts sentiment

Barclays no longer banking Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase- sources

Aug 14 2019

* Banks tread carefully in crypto world amid regulatory concerns

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks take fright as recession warnings grow

Aug 14 2019

* U.S. 2-year and 10-year Treasury yield gap smallest in 12 years

World News

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel.