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GRAPHIC-Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. 1/Trade winds in China As the trade war rhetoric starts to turn into action, China's markets are on the defensive. The yuan has fallen to its lowest against the dollar since early 2018, stocks just had their biggest weekly decline in five months, and cash rates are rising, with the 14-day repo rate hitting a two-month high as f

Global shares climb, oil prices jump on OPEC news

World shares climbed on Friday but were on track for their biggest weekly decline in three months due to trade war fears, though oil prices surged after OPEC decided on a modest production increase.

European shares bounce but trade jitters linger on

Better-than-expected euro zone economic data and energy stocks galvanized by an OPEC agreement on a modest increase in oil production helped drive a bounce in European shares at the end of a tumultuous week marred by trade war worries.


Republicans aim to debate immigration bill next week, ignoring Trump plea

WASHINGTON Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representative still plan to bring an immigration bill up for a vote next week, despite President Donald Trump's urgings on Friday to drop the effort until after November's elections.