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Dollar nears 3-mth low, shares climb after Fed tests the brakes

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Shares hit a two-month high and the dollar swooped towards a three-month low on Thursday, after Federal Reserve signals of smaller interest rate rises from next month were followed by the message from Frankfurt that the ECB will plough on. With Wall Street shut for Thanksgiving, it was up to …

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EU split on Russian oil price cap level, talks to resume Thursday

BRSELS, Nov 23 (Reuters) – European UnionUS failed to reach a deal on Wednesday at what level to cap prices for Russian sea-borne oil under the Group of Seven nations (G7) scheme and will resume talks on Thursday evening or on Friday , EU diplomats said. Earlier on Thursday of the EU’s 27 met in …

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Investors batten down ahead of Fed minutes, Eurozone recession fears grow

Fed minutes awaited US Thanksgiving public holiday on Thursday Stock eke out slim gains globally Eurozone economic data points to recession China hit by rising COVID-19 infections LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Global shares were little changed on Wednesday as investors kept their eyes peeled for the minutes of a Federal Reserve meeting that could …

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Asia shares, oil prices skid on China COVID outbreaks

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 China stocks skid as Beijing coronavirus cases rise Dollar, bonds shade firmer before Fed minutes Oil prices fall again after losing 10% last week SYDNEY, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Asian share markets and oil prices slipped on Monday as investors fretted about the economic fallout from fresh COVID-19 restrictions in China, with resulting risk …

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Shares cautious, US yield curve deep in recession territory

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Markets choppy after Fed warnings on rates US yield curve most inverted since 1981 Dollar runs into fresh selling, but off week’s lows SYDNEY, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Asian shares were in a cautious mood on Friday after US Federal Reserve officials fired more warning shots on interest rates, while rising coronavirus cases in …

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Asia shares mixed on Fed warning, China hopes

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Fed’s Waller plays down CPI as just one number Beijing lays out property support, COVID steps Biden to meet Xi at G20 meeting SYDNEY, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Asian share markets were mixed on Monday as a top US central banker warned investors against getting carried away over one inflation number, while Chinese stocks …

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Asian shares fall ahead of US CPI, crypto worries mount

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Dollar stays firm, crypto stokes spillover fears European markets set to open lower China mainland, Hong Kong shares battered by COVID case surge Focus on US inflation for signs of slowdown in Fed rate hike SYDNEY, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Asian share markets pulled back on Thursday and the dollar held its overnight gains …

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Medibank says hacker accessed data of 9.7 million customers, refuses to pay ransom

Nov 7 (Reuters) – Medibank Private Ltd (MPL.AX), Australia’s biggest health insurer, on Monday said no ransom payment will be made to the criminal responsible for a recent data theft, wherein around 9.7 million current and former customers’ data was compromised. Highlighting findings of the firm’s investigation to date, Medibank confirmed that name, date of …

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Stocks and oil rally on reports of China COVID respite

LONDON/SINGAPORE, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Friday for the first time in three days ahead of key US jobs data, as investors took heart from reports China may relax its COVID rules, boosting major currencies against the dollar and prompting a 2% rally in oil. The MSCI index of global shares (.MIWD00000PUS) …

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Caution creeps into world stocks as Fed gets ready to hike big again

LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) – European shares dipped and US stock futures were mixed on Wednesday as a note of caution crept into world stock markets as the US Federal Reserve looked set to deliver its fourth, 75 basis points interest rate increase. Another aggressive rate hike to contain hot inflation when the Fed conclides …

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