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    LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – European stocks were a touch higher on Friday as government bond yields pulled back from recent peaks, but higher-than-expected inflation continued to weigh on markets. After a week of market turmoil in which recession fears sapped stocks and currency markets were rocked by dollar strength, Asian shares fell on Friday ...
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    SINGAPORE, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Singapore’s Temasek Holdings (TEM.UL) said that market valuations had not yet priced in a global economic recession and that said the state investor was waiting for further declines before stepping up investments. “Current valuations are not reflecting the risk of downturn we see in the next 12 to 18 months,” ...
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    ASUNCION/TAIPEI, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Paraguay’s foreign ministry said on Thursday that the South American country’s diplomatic ties with Taiwan were “excellent” and not conditional on extra investment, amid rising pressure from China to win over the island’s few remaining allies. Paraguay is one of only 14 nations globally that retains diplomatic ties with Taiwan ...
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    SHANGHAI, Sept 29 (Reuters) – A central bank digital currency trial focused on cross-border transactions has been completed, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said, with Chinese state-owned banks participating as Beijing tries to internationalise its digital yuan. More than 160 cross-border payments and foreign exchange transactions totalling more than $22 million were made during ...
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    U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Democratic National Committee event at the National Education Association headquarters in Washington, U.S., September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 27 (Reuters) – A group of lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and ...
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    People walk past a currency exchange point, showing an image of the U.S. dollar in Cairo, Egypt, March 22, 2022. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 26 (Reuters) – A look at the day ahead in Asian markets from Jamie McGeever The fear and fragility sweeping ...
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    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 7, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Fed rate hikes have investors ‘throwing in the towel’ Nasdaq stocks post 505 new 52-week lows Casinos jump as Macau allows tour groups after ...
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    Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sterling hits record low; risk of BOE response Euro hits 20yr low, dollar index soars German and Italian government bond yields rise in slipstream of British gilt yields European, Asian shares and U.S. share futures fall. Gold, oil under pressure SYDNEY/LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Sterling ...
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    Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI All-World hits 2-year low Dollar reaches new two-decade high Sterling and gilts sell off after UK “mini-budget” Yen lower but traders wary of more intervention Treasuries head for 8th weekly loss LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Stocks hit two-year lows on Friday, the dollar scaled ...
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    The company logo of China’s Sinopec Corp is displayed at a news conference in Hong Kong, China March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Sept 23 (Reuters) – China Petrochemical Corp, or Sinopec, has launched a specialised unit to engage in capturing and storing carbon dioxide ...