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GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted safe-haven assets and oil prices. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, July 19, 2019. Read More

Did someone say rate cut? Five questions for the ECB

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LONDON (Reuters) – After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way, investors hope Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting will give the clearest signal yet of imminent policy easing, if not the details. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured outside Read More

Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, pricier oil

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive Federal Reserve interest rate cut, while crude oil prices rose on heightened Middle East tensions following Iran’s seizure of a British tanker. FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Read More

Oil rises on Middle East Gulf tensions; Libya field resumes output

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SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran’s seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East Gulf, although gains were capped as Libya resumed output at its largest oil field. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg, Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, pricier oil

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive Federal Reserve interest rate cut, while crude oil prices rose on heightened Middle East tensions following Iran’s seizure of a British tanker. FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Read More

Circuit breakers trip, shares soar as China’s Nasdaq-style bourse debuts

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Trading hit a fever pitch, with shares rocketing as much as 520%, as China’s new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms debuted on Monday, with valuations exceeding even the expectations of veteran investors braced for a wild ride. Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang (centre L) and China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) Chairman Read More

Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, crude climbs

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following Iran’s seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices. FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) Read More

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya field shut

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SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran’s seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and after Libya reported the shut down of its largest oil field. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg, France, October Read More

Morning News Call – India, July 22

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To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here here If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: here FACTORS TO WATCH No major events are scheduled for the day. LIVECHAT - MARKETS UPDATE Mike Dolan, Reuters EMEA markets editor, evaluated the state of European markets at 3:30 Read More

Asia stocks dip on likely smaller Fed rate cut, oil gains

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asia stocks eased on Monday as investors reduced expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following an Iranian seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices. FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) Read More