• Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips
    Reuters10 hours ago

    Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips

    World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal. Tensions remained high, with China accusing U.S. Secretary

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 hours ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips

    World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal. Tensions remained high, with China accusing U.S. Secretary

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 hours ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips

    World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, boosted after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal. Tensions remained high, with China accusing U.S. Secretary

  • Reuters - UK Focus13 hours ago

    FOREX-Dollar tumbles as trade war hits U.S. economic data

    The dollar fell on Friday from a two-year high against a basket of major currencies after orders for U.S.-made capital goods fell, further evidence that manufacturing and the broader economy are slowing, due in part to the U.S.-China trade dispute. The weaker-than-expected data, a closely watched proxy

  • PR Newswire15 hours ago

    BH Global Limited - Share Conversion Request (April 2019)

    BH Global Limited (the "Company") (a closed-ended investment scheme established as a company with limited liability under the laws of Guernsey with registered number 48555) LEI 549300BIIO4DTKEMXV14 ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus15 hours ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes

    World equity markets rebounded on Friday from heavy selling the previous day after President Donald Trump said U.S. complaints against China's Huawei Technologies might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal. While Trump on Thursday said a trade deal could resolve U.S. complaints

  • Reuters - UK Focus16 hours ago

    FOREX-Weak data, rate cut bets push dollar from two-year high

    The dollar fell on Friday from a two-year high after orders for U.S.-made capital goods fell, further evidence that manufacturing and the broader economy are slowing, due in part to the trade conflict with China. The weaker-than-expected data, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, added

  • Reuters - UK Focus16 hours ago

    Pound set to snap record losing streak after PM May resigns

    The pound rose on Friday and was set to snap a record losing streak against the euro after British Prime Minister Theresa May set out a departure date after failing to push through a Brexit divorce deal. "The pound can therefore breathe a sigh of relief temporarily, and it now remains to be seen

  • EU vote may shift power in main euro zone states, stall integration
    Reuters18 hours ago

    EU vote may shift power in main euro zone states, stall integration

    Expected gains for populist eurosceptic parties in this week's European Parliament elections could prompt a shift in the political balance of power in leading member states and stall moves towards deeper economic integration. Voting across the 28-nation EU runs from Thursday till Sunday and eurosceptic

  • Reuters - UK Focus19 hours ago

    FOREX-Dollar slips from 2-year highs as U.S. rate cut bets grow

    The dollar edged away from two-year highs on Friday after weak U.S. manufacturing activity data sparked worries that the trade conflict with China may hurt the world's largest economy and affect the currency's safe-haven status. The fall followed overnight data showing manufacturing activity

  • Bank of Slovenia Governor on Euro Economy
    Bloomberg UK20 hours ago

    Bank of Slovenia Governor on Euro Economy

    May.24 -- Bank of Slovenia governor and ECB policy maker Bostjan Vasle says the euro-area economy is on the right track, two weeks ahead of the Governing Council's meeting which is likely to discuss TLTRO terms. He spoke exclusively to Bloomberg in Ljubiliana.

  • Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible
    Reuters22 hours ago

    Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible

    As China's yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank's atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency. Fiscal stimulus and monetary easing would be required

  • Reuters - UK Focus22 hours ago

    Pound set to break record losing streak vs euro; May statement eyed

    The British pound was on track to snap a record losing streak against the euro on Friday as British Prime Minister Theresa May appeared to be about to announce her departure date after two years of trying to push through a Brexit divorce deal.

  • Reading the Brexit tea leaves - Moves in sterling
    Reuters22 hours ago

    Reading the Brexit tea leaves - Moves in sterling

    Sterling has been the focus for global investors rattled by Britain's planned departure from the European Union, plunging immediately after the vote to leave and then moving wildly ever since on Brexit-related headlines. Investors have largely been positioned for the pound to weaken -- adding to

  • Is Dollar a Safe-Haven Currency?
    Bloomberg UK22 hours ago

    Is Dollar a Safe-Haven Currency?

    May.24 -- Stefanie Holtze-Jen, chief currency strategist at asset manager DWS, talks about the Brexit negotiations, the pound, the dollar and the euro. She speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."

  • Reuters - UK Focus23 hours ago

    FOREX-Dollar slips as weak data boosts U.S. rate cut bets

    The dollar edged away from two-year highs on Friday after weak U.S. manufacturing activity data sparked worries that the trade conflict with China may hurt the world's largest economy and affect the currency's safe-haven status. The fall followed overnight data showing manufacturing activity

  • Reuters - UK Focusyesterday

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher

    TOKYO/HONG KONG, May 24 (Reuters) - Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world's two largest economies would reach a settlement soon. European stock markets

  • US dollar could stay 'quite strong' amid trade tensions: BoAML
    CNBCyesterday

    US dollar could stay 'quite strong' amid trade tensions: BoAML

    Rohit Garg of Bank of America Merrill Lynch says the U.S. dollar would remain strong against a backdrop of rising trade tensions, but that strength could fade by the end of the year.

  • Dollar steady after coming off two-year high, pressured by lower U.S. yields
    Reutersyesterday

    Dollar steady after coming off two-year high, pressured by lower U.S. yields

    The dollar held steady on Friday, having come off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields in the previous session amid fears that a trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy more than previously thought. The greenback was not helped by rising expectations for an interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal

  • Shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war
    Reutersyesterday

    Shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war

    World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices plunged more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, boosting the dollar and knocking benchmark government debt yields down. Reuters reported on

  • Reuters - UK Focusyesterday

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares slide on fear trade spat is now a tech cold war

    World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices slid more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, boosting the dollar and sending benchmark government debt yields down. Stocks tumbled on Wall

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    Sterling slips as pressure mounts on PM May to step down

    Sterling weakened again on Thursday as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Theresa May to name a date for her departure after a backlash over her last-ditch plans for Britain's exit from the European Union. House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom has resigned and there was speculation other ministers

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    FOREX-Dollar at two-year high, safe havens up on stormy global economy

    Worries over German manufacturing, the impact of a trade war on Asian economies and deepening concerns over Brexit and European parliamentary elections have broadly curbed risk appetite and sent investors to perceived safe-haven assets. "Safe havens were the currencies of choice as confidence in

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    TREASURIES-U.S. yields tumble on trade war fears, growth worries

    U.S. Treasury yields dropped across the board on Thursday as risk appetite diminished on continued concerns about global growth and the worsening trade conflict between the United States and China. U.S. ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    FOREX-Dollar at 1-month high as growing troubles cloud global economic view

    The dollar hit its highest level in a month as economic and political uncertainties swept through Europe and Asia, pinning down most major currencies like the euro and the yuan. Worries over German manufacturing, the impact of a deepening trade war on Asian economies and deepening concerns over Brexit

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