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UK Gilts plunge on revamp in market sentiments following slight progress over Brexit transition deal

UK Gilts plunge on revamp in market sentiments following slight progress over Brexit transition deal The UK gilts plunged Monday as investors shied away from safe-haven assets on the back of improvements and progress in the Brexit negotiations going on after Britain agreed a Brexit transition deal and investors received …

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German bunds trend downwards in silent session ahead of March employment report

German bunds trend downwards in silent session ahead of March employment report The German bunds trended downwards at the start of Monday’s European session amid a silent trading day that witnessed data of little economic significance. Also, investors are awaiting the country’s employment report for the month of March, scheduled …

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Global geopolitical series: South Korea secures permanent exemption from U.S. steel tariffs

Global geopolitical series: South Korea secures permanent exemption from U.S. steel tariffs The Trump administration has granted South Korea a permanent exemption from the 25 percent Steel tariffs as the two countries agreed to amend their free trade agreement (FTA), better known as KORUS, which was first signed in 2007 …

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Draghi’s Success Is Double-Edged as Labor Boom Adds to Slack

(Bloomberg) — Mario Draghi’s success in reviving the euro-area economy could, ironically, delay the European Central Bank’s exit from extraordinary stimulus. The currency bloc’s broadest economic expansion in its history is drawing workers back to the job market and spurring companies to invest to replace aging equipment. Governments — with …

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Americas roundup: Dollar near one-month low on trade war worries, Gold jumps, Wall street nosedives, Oil rises as Saudi backs extending output cuts into 2019-march 24th 2018

Americas roundup: Dollar near one-month low on trade war worries, Gold jumps, Wall street nosedives, Oil rises as Saudi backs extending output cuts into 2019-march 24th 2018 Market Roundup • Trump signs budget deal after raising government shutdown threat. • China urges U.S. away from “brink” as Trump picks trade …

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Global geopolitical series: trade war is on with China announcing retaliatory tariffs on $3 billion U.S. goods against United States’ $60 billion

Global geopolitical series: trade war is on with China announcing retaliatory tariffs on $3 billion U.S. goods against United States’ $60 billion Time for speculations is over. The much-anticipated trade war is here with U.S. and China exchanging retaliatory tariff moves. On Thursday, President Trump unveiled a section 301 action …

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Trade clashes between US-Canada-China, can it extend crossfire to other continents? Place meticulous hedges

Trade clashes between US-Canada-China, can it extend crossfire to other continents? Place meticulous hedges The US cyclical boost is not enough to warrant a change in the bearish dollar view unless global growth slows. A universal financial markets trade disarray head out by a worsening cross-boundary trade environment after the …

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