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Global Markets

Dollar climbs on safe-haven bids; shrugs off horrible U.S. jobs number

Dollar climbs on safe-haven bids; shrugs off horrible U.S. jobs number

The dollar firmed against major currencies for a third straight day on Friday, as investors took shelter in the U.S. cur...

4 Apr 2020

Global Markets

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look to coronavirus data to support stabilizing markets

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look to coronavirus data to support stabi...

Investors are parsing a broad range of signals, from infection counts to more traditional indicators, for clues on the t...

4 Apr 2020

Global Markets

Oil surges more than 13% on hopes of output deal

Oil surges more than 13% on hopes of output deal

Crude futures surged for a second day on Friday, with both U.S. and Brent contracts posting their largest weekly percent...

4 Apr 2020

Global Markets

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real at record low; Latam stocks down for the week

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real at record low; Latam stocks down for th...

Brazil's real slipped to a record low on Friday while most other Latin American currencies headed for weekly losses, as ...

4 Apr 2020

Global Markets

Investors disregard grim jobs report, again

Investors disregard grim jobs report, again

U.S. Treasury yields held steady on Friday despite a grim federal jobs report, in a replay of a similar dynamic from the...

4 Apr 2020

Global Markets

Gold up on bleak U.S. payrolls data; stronger dollar caps gains

Gold up on bleak U.S. payrolls data; stronger dollar caps gains

Gold prices edged higher on Friday after gloomy U.S. nonfarm payrolls data magnified the economic toll from the coronavi...

4 Apr 2020

Global Markets

European insurer shares fall as row breaks out over dividends

European insurer shares fall as row breaks out over dividends

Shares in Europe's insurers fell sharply on Friday after the EU regulator said they should temporarily halt payouts to s...

4 Apr 2020

Australia & New Zealand

METALS-Copper, aluminium slide on demand fears after dire U.S. jobs data

METALS-Copper, aluminium slide on demand fears after dire U.S. jobs da...

Copper prices slipped and aluminium carved out a four-year low on Friday on worries about an extended erosion in global ...

4 Apr 2020

Global Markets

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Life in the time of corona

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Life in the time of corona

1/LOOKING TO CHINA The world's biggest economy won't be open for business by Easter, as U.S. President Donald Trump had ...

4 Apr 2020