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24Apr/17

French election relief sends markets soaring

European shares open sharply higher and the euro briefly vaults to five-month peaks after the market’s favoured candidate won the first round of the French election, reducing the risk of another Brexit-like shock. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

23Jan/17
European stock markets

Trump reality rattles markets

European stocks and bond yields tumble and the dollar hits a six-week low after U.S. President Donald Trump began his term in office with a protectionist speech that pushed a nervous market into safe-haven assets. Ciara Lee reports Continue reading

06Jan/17

Japan defends Toyota after Trump tweets

The Japanese government defends Toyota Motor Corp after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump criticized the automaker’s plan to build a new factory in Mexico.

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09Nov/16

Dollar spooked in Asia as U.S. polls too close to call

Dollar spooked in Asia as U.S. polls too close to call.

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09Feb/16
Dax board at the stock exchange

Banks centre stage in stocks shocker

European shares gave up early gains as bank stocks dropped again and losses in Asian markets sent investors scurrying for save havens. Ivor Bennett reports.
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