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Vikram Subhedar

Bubble-spotting in Europe

Sep 12 2017

LONDON European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said last week he saw no bubbles in European asset prices, only a day after Deutsche Bank chief executive John Cryan insisted there were "signs of bubbles" building in the region’s capital markets.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro rally keeps dollar in the doldrums

Sep 08 2017

LONDON, Sept 8 The dollar remained mired near its lowest levels since early 2015 as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's suggestion that it may begin tapering its massive stimulus programme this autumn continued to underpin the euro.

Investors ponder further shocks after North Korea jolt

Aug 11 2017

LONDON After this week's war of words between the United States and North Korea triggered the biggest fall in global stocks since the U.S. presidential election, investors are wondering what other off-radar shocks may be waiting to rock world markets.

Investors ponder further shocks after North Korea jolt

Aug 11 2017

LONDON After this week's war of words between the United States and North Korea triggered the biggest fall in global stocks since the U.S. presidential election, investors are wondering what other off-radar shocks may be waiting to rock world markets.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global growth boosts stocks, dollar mired near multi-month lows

Aug 01 2017

LONDON, Aug 1 World stocks, on their longest streak of monthly gains in more than a decade, rose on Tuesday amid further signs that the global economy is in fine fettle, while the beaten-down dollar edged up slightly from 14-month lows.

GLOBAL MARKETS--Setback for Trump agenda leaves dollar stranded

Jul 18 2017

LONDON, July 18 The dollar fell to a 10-month low on Tuesday, bearing the brunt of a selloff triggered by another setback to U.S. President Donald Trump's agenda and scaled back expectations for another rate hike at Federal Reserve this year.

Waiting for wage growth: an eye on corporate margins

Jul 13 2017

LONDON Robust corporate profit margins, one of the underpinnings of the rally in developed market stocks over the past decade, could be put to the test in coming quarters as tighter labor markets push companies to hike wages at last more to stay competitive.

Battered Carillion shares slide further on rights issue fear

Jul 11 2017

LONDON Carillion shares fell a further 30 percent on Tuesday as analysts doubted whether a string of measures to conserve cash would be enough to stave off a rights issue.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Risk appetite falls on weak oil and bonds, tightening tension

Jul 07 2017

LONDON, July 7 World stocks are poised to end the week at six-week lows in the face of oil weakness, a spike in bond yields and anticipation of tighter monetary policy, particularly in the United States.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, dollar ease as c.bank officials take centre stage

Jun 27 2017

LONDON, June 27 The dollar weakened on Tuesday as investors awaited Federal Reserve signals on whether the U.S. central bank will stick to its guns and raise rates this year, while firmer commodity-related shares helped limit losses across major stock indices.

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