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Scramble for safety boosts gold and bonds

Fresh cracks appeared in global markets on Thursday as investors sought the safety of Japanese yen, gold and top-rated bonds while dumping US dollars on bets the Federal Reserve could be done raising interest rates. Even the absen

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Shock slump across European industry bodes ill for 2016

Europe's top four economies suffered steeper drops in industrial output during December than any analyst had forecast, a grim sign for the global economy as it struggles to sustain momentum. Wednesday's industrial output d

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Gold heads towards seven-month high

Gold rose on Tuesday as shares resumed falls, and was just below the 7 1/2-month high struck the previous day after growing concerns about the global economic outlook sent investors into safer assets. The precious metal saw some p

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Asia stocks subdued, dollar wobbles before US jobs data

Asian equities were subdued on Friday and the dollar wobbled ahead of the closely watched US jobs report, which could provide clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy outlook.   Shanghai shares crept up

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Asia stocks jump, yen weakens as BOJ adopts negative rates

Asian shares jumped on Friday and the yen swooned after the Bank of Japan stunned markets by adopting negative interest rates in its boldest step yet to reinflate the long-languishing economy.   The yen fell acro

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China shares tumble; 2016 losses hit $2 trillion

Chinese shares fell sharply again on Wednesday after plunging in the previous session, taking losses in 2016 to nearly 25 percent or 13 trillion yuan ($2 trillion). The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was down 3 percent in afte

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Al Badri urges non-Opec to help clear oil stocks overhang

Opec and non-Opec oil producers need to work together to tackle a global stocks overhang so oil prices can recover and investments in new fields begin, Opec secretary-general Abdullah Al Badri said.   "It is

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Asia stocks rise as ECB soothes nervous markets

Asian stocks rose on Friday after a hint of more monetary easing by the European Central Bank and a bounce in crude oil from 12-year lows helped soothe skittish markets.   Japan's Nikkei jumped 3.5 per cent t

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Oil prices, markets climb after turbulent few days

Oil prices and global equity markets rebounded on Thursday, following a turbulent few days that wiped trillions of dollars off asset values, though it was unclear whether the vigorous selling action had come to an end.  

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Saudi plunges more than 6pc

Saudi Arabia's stock market plunged more than 6 percent early on Sunday in response to a fresh tumble of oil and global equity prices, while Egypt's market also continued to fall sharply. The Saudi index was down 6.5 perce

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