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US and China add odds over the South China Sea

The Trump administration rejected Beijing's expansive maritime claims in the South China Sea, reversing a previous policy of not taking si…

EU budget might need to shrink to be approved by all members

European Council President Charles Michel proposed a smaller joint EU budget for 2021-27 than previously envisaged in an attempt to get the ap…

Dollar holds steady while Yen falls against most majors

The IMF estimates that by the end of this year 170 countries will have lower per capita income. Before the pandemic, back in January, it had p…

EU member states to bridge differences with rebates

The S&P 500 jumped as much as 1.6% and Nasdaq set another record after non-farm payrolls showed 4.8 million jobs were added to the U.S. ec…

Unemployment falls slightly in the US but still high

Data from yesterday showed weak demand is forcing U.S. employers to lay off workers, keeping new applications for unemployment benefits extrao…

World economy to shrink 4.9%

The International Monetary Fund downgraded its outlook for the world economy more than anticipated just two months ago. The fund said it now e…

US-China trade deal still intact.

The European Union asked China to open up its economy as promised and warned of “very negative consequences” if Beijing goes ahead…

BoE reverses policy

Germany’s coronavirus reproduction rate jumped to 2.88 from 1.79 a day earlier, showing infections are rising above the level needed to…

EU may compromise on fishing and the role of its courts for a Brexit deal

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen signalled the EU may be willing to compromise on fishing and the role of its courts in any…

US retail sales rise but infection numbers also growing

The dollar was little changed after U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May, although caution kept investors from aggressively buying…

Brexit negotiations receive welcomed boost

The S&P 500 erased a 2.5% drop to close higher after the Federal Reserve said it would begin buying individual corporate bonds and that th…

Shares fall amid as Covid19 infections increase

Asian and Wall Street shares fell as growing fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections revived economic worries, while underwhelming da…

Record contraction in UK economy

Britain’s economy shrank by a record 20.4% in April from March as the country spent the month in a tight coronavirus lockdown, official…

US FED meeting keeps markets on hold

The dollar fell against most currencies amid some speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve could take steps to curb a recent rise in bond yields i…

Surge in US payrolls data induced a bout of selling of safe-haven assets

The U.S. dollar fell against the British pound after surprising improvement in U.S. labour market data bolstered expectations for economic rec…

EUR and AUD lead currency gains as European equities outperform US ones

The euro held on to big gains after the European Central Bank expanded its stimulus more than expected to prop up an economy dealing with its…

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