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19 Feb
Europe midday: Stocks drop as investors assess damage from global slowdown

Stocks across the Continent are slipping lower as investors try to gauge the likely extent of the ongoing economic slowdown and wait for fresh headlines out of the trade talks between the US and China, which were set to resume later in the day, in Washington DC.

19 Feb
Experts do not see a rapid recovery in German growth, ZEW says

Analysts were slightly less downbeat in February on the prospects for the Eurozone's largest economy, even as their assessment of the current situation soured further.

19 Feb
Yen dips on 'dovish' comments from BoJ chief

The Bank of Japan may be forced to consider easing monetary policy further if a stronger yen impacts on the outlook for inflation and the economy, the governor of its central bank said.

19 Feb
ECB stands ready to act if economy slows more sharply, Praet says

A top European Central Bank official signaled overnight that further easing was clearly possible should the euro area economy slow more sharply.

18 Feb
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New TLTRO loans for banks must have a monetary justification, ECB officials say

Two European Central Bank officials who spoke over the weekened appeared to be trying to temper market expectations, to varying degrees, for additional policy easing.

15 Feb
Credit Bank of Moscow eurobond sale greeted by strong demand

Russia's second-largest private bank successfully tapped global debt markets this week, via the sale of a heavily over-subscribed issue.

15 Feb
Credit Bank of Moscow Eurobond sale greeted by strong demand

Russia's second-largest private bank successfully tapped global debt markets this week, via the sale of a heavily over-subscribed issue.

12 Feb
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BoE's Carney issues stark warning on risks from trade, China slowdown

Bank of England chief Mark Carney sounded a dire warning on Tuesday on what the costs of a full-blown trade war might be.

12 Feb
Credit Bank of Moscow launches new overnight deposits for corporate clients

Credit Bank of Moscow is launching a new service to allow corporate clients to capitalise on cash balances at the end of each day via its online platform.

12 Feb
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Russian and US foreign ministers to open Venezuela dialogue

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and US secretary of state Mike Pompeo will discuss the political situation in Venezuela on Wednesday, according to Lavrov.

12 Feb
ECB's Lane says domestic euro area economy 'pretty strong'

The European Central Bank's incoming chief economist cautioned against exaggerating the significance of recent weak data.

09 Feb
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Moody's ups rating on Russian Federation to investment grade

US credit rating agency Moody's joined peers Fitch Ratings and Standard&Poor's in assigning the Russian Federation an investment grade rating.

07 Feb
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BoE says Brexit having greater than anticipated effects on UK

Rate-setters at the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street chose to keep a steady hand on the tiller on Thursday, even as they cut their near-term economic forecasts for the UK in the face of slower growth abroad and the stiffer-than-anticipated headwinds from Brexit.

06 Feb
US trade deficit narrows sharply in November

America's shortfall in trade with the rest of the world narrowed sharply in November, on the heels of a large drop in purchases from overseas.

06 Feb
Trump calls on Congress to approve USMCA, grant greater trade powers

The US President called on Tuesday evening for lawmakers to support his revamped trade deal with Mexico and Canada, even as Congress moved to curtail his ability to impose new tariffs.

05 Feb
Central bank not behind the curve on interest rates, Fed's Mester says

The head of the Federal Reserve bank of Cleveland took issue at the start of the week with those market observers who argued that the central bank was either "far behind or far ahead of the curve".

05 Feb
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UN warns US-China tariff hikes risk global 'economic downturn'

A study from the United Nations revealed on Monday that if the US and China go ahead with their plans to hike tariffs in March, the global economy could suffer a downturn.

04 Feb
Euro area producer price gains slow amid sharp fall in energy costs

Factory gate price gains slowed sharply at the end of 2018, amid a sharp decline in energy inflation.

04 Feb
Keep adding to shares on Fed pause, JP Morgan says

Strategists at JP Morgan told clients at the start of the week to continue adding to their positions in stocks.

01 Feb
US non-farm payrolls jump by 304,000 in January

US non-farm payrolls increased by 304,000 at the start of 2019, underlining the strength of the country's jobs market, economists said.