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Recession obsession keeps the mood subdued

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LONDON (Reuters) – Calm returned to global markets on Tuesday as a steadier day for Europe and Asia’s bourses and a tick higher in benchmark bond yields helped ease nerves after a jarring few days dominated by recession worries. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, Read More

Asian shares edge up as U.S. bond yields come off late-2017 lows

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares bounced back on Tuesday after two days of losses as U.S. 10-year Treasury yields edged higher, but the outlook remained murky as investors weighed the odds of whether the U.S. economy is in danger of slipping into recession. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in front of an electronic board Read More

Asian shares shaky as U.S. bond yields hit lowest since late 2017

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares were shaky on Tuesday after U.S. Treasury yields sank to their lowest since late 2017, further below short-term interest rates and adding to fears of a U.S. recession. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in front of an electronic board showing stock information on the first day of trading in Read More

Ackman's fund zooms ahead as he casts himself as corporate helpmate

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BOSTON (Reuters) – For months, activist investor William Ackman promised to rebuild his record. Now he has some numbers to prove it. FILE PHOTO: William ‘Bill’ Ackman, CEO and Portfolio Manager of Pershing Square Capital Management, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S., May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Since Jan. 1, Read More

Russia, US compete for Asian LNG market share

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As US President Donald Trump doubles down on his energy ambitions, Russia is not-so-quietly positioning itself to become the ‘go-to’ LNG provider for the Asia Pacific region. For several years, at least since Donald Trump became president more than two years ago, the US has insisted that American sourced liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the Read More

'Flashing amber': Global stocks tumble, bonds rally on U.S. recession risk

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Investors ditched shares on Monday and fled to the safety of bonds as risk assets fell out of favor on growing fears of a U.S. recession, sending global yields plunging. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Nikkei stock index outside a Read More

Global stocks tumble as bond markets sound U.S. recession warning

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Investors ditched shares on Monday and fled to the safety of bonds while the Japanese yen hovered near a six-week high as risk assets fell out of favor on growing fears about a U.S. recession, sending global yields plunging. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph Read More

Stocks tumble, bonds rally as U.S. recession risk flashes 'amber'

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Investors dumped shares on Monday and fled to the safety of bonds while the Japanese yen hovered near a six-week high as risk assets fell out of favour on growing worries about an impending U.S. recession, sending global yields plunging. Women, dressed in ceremonial kimonos, look at an electronic board showing the Read More

China war drills: US commandos capture Japanese island to show Beijing they’re ‘not kidding around’

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US special forces, aided by F-35 stealth fighters and rocket artillery units, have practiced capturing a small Japanese island as part of a new operational concept to counter China in the Indo-Pacific theater. Members of the US Marines, Army and Air Force invaded and secured Japan’s Ie Jima Island as they polished-up their Expeditionary Advance Read More