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Asian shares, U.S. stock futures slip as growth worries loom

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped on Tuesday amid signs of pessimism about world growth, while sterling dithered as the latest plan for Brexit appeared to come and go with no progress. A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Nikkei stock index outside Read More

Global stock markets falter after China data confirms economic slowdown

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LONDON (Reuters) – European shares fell on Monday from six-week highs as a slowdown in China’s economy stalled a global equity rally, but sterling rallied to the day’s highs after Prime Minister Theresa May promised to be more “flexible” with lawmakers over Brexit. Trade in general was subdued with U.S. markets closed for the Martin Read More

Asia keeps calm as China cools, Brexit news awaited

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian markets kept their nerve on Monday as data showed the Chinese economy slowed at the end of last year, underlining the urgent need for more stimulus as Beijing wrestles with the United States over trade. FILE PHOTO – An investor watches a board showing stock information at a brokerage office in Read More

Nigeria's state oil company seeks $4.1 billion to lift output

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By Elisha Bala-Gbogbo on 1/20/2019 Photo: Egina field, Total. ABUJA, Nigeria (Bloomberg) — Nigeria’s state-owned oil company said it’s in talks with financiers to raise as much as $4.1 billion and will seek to sign service deals to increase production from three leases. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corp., or NNPC, is in discussions with Lagos-based Read More

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I Read More

U.S. stocks edge up on defense, healthcare gains; pound firms

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gains in defense shares as well as healthcare helped to keep U.S. stocks in positive territory on Thursday, while an end to the latest chapter in Britain’s exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May’s defeat of a confidence vote, lifted sterling. Traders work on the floor of the New Read More

Banks turn stocks red, pound finds some peace

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LONDON (Reuters) – Concern over China’s economic outlook and possible U.S. tariffs on European cars dragged stocks lower on Thursday, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga offered sterling a moment’s peace. FILE PHOTO: New one pound coins, which come into circulation today, are seen in London, Britain March 28, Read More

Stocks turn red, pound finds some peace

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LONDON (Reuters) – Concern over China’s economic outlook and possible U.S. tariffs on European cars dragged stocks lower on Thursday, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga offered sterling a moment’s peace. FILE PHOTO: New one pound coins, which come into circulation today, are seen in London, Britain March 28, Read More

Stock markets mixed in Asia, pound finds some peace

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks nudged higher on Thursday after see-sawing through a subdued session on concerns over China’s economic outlook, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga offered sterling a moment’s peace. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic board showing stock prices as she poses in front Read More

Asia shares falter on China unease, pound finds some peace

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets faltered on Thursday as unease over China’s economic outlook eroded early gains, though an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga did offer sterling a moment’s peace. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic board showing stock prices as she poses in front of the Read More