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19 Feb
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May, Juncker to hold more Brexit talks in Brussels Wednesday

British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Wednesday for more Brexit talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, officials said on Tuesday.

19 Feb
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FX round-up: Pound gains amid reports 'Malthouse Compromise' might be dead

Sterling jumped on Tuesday, amid conflicting reports regarding the death of the so-called 'Malthouse Compromise' which called for the Irish backstop to be renegotiated or, failing that, for an orderly 'no deal' withdrawal.

19 Feb
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Commodities: Copper clambers back atop 200-day moving average

Commodities moved higher as investors in the States returned from the long weekend and US-China trade talks got under way again in Washington D. C.

19 Feb
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Bernie Sanders to run for president in 2020

Bernie Sanders announced on Tuesday that he will run again for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 US Presidential elections.

19 Feb
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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
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Jefferies stays at 'underperform' on StanChart ahead of full-year results

Analysts at Jefferies sounded a cautious note on shares of StanChart again on Tuesday, pointing to the declining trend in consensus estimates for the lender and the multiple hurdles that it was facing in terms of growing its revenues, which they said may necesitate a downgrade of management's expectations.

19 Feb
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Three policemen killed in Cairo suicide bombing

Three policemen were killed in a suicide bombing near Cairo’s famed tourist market late on Monday night, in an attack that also wounded two other policemen and a woman, according to Egyptian officials.

19 Feb
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New round of China-US trade talks starts in Washington

Chinese and US officials are set to reconvene in Washington on Tuesday to kick off a new round of talks on trade that follow positive negotiations last week in Beijing.

19 Feb
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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
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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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US tariffs on EU cars adds downside risk to a slowing economy

President Trump will decide within weeks whether to impose tariffs on European cars, a decision that would surely harm an already slowing Eurozone economy.

18 Feb
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Seven Labour MPs split from party over Brexit, antisemitism

Seven Labour MPs resigned from the party on Monday in protest over its Brexit policy and the failure to deal with antisemitism among members.

18 Feb
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First EU elections poll shows surge for far-right, but center-right still dominant

Centre-right parties are expected to again come out in front from the European Union parliamentary elections due to be held between 23-26 May, but the Continent's far-right parties will make fresh inroads, according to the results of a survey.

18 Feb
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Week ahead: US-China trade talks, central banks in the spotlight

The markets' focus over the coming week will be on the continuing trade talks between the US and China, in Washington D. C.

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.

18 Feb
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'Big progress' being made in US-China trade talks

Donald Trump said trade talks with China had been "very productive" over the weekend as his team returned from Beijing and prepared for another round of negotiations.

15 Feb
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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
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Trade talks to continue next week in Washington

US and Chinese officials will meet next week in Washington to continue talks on trade in an attempt to secure a final deal that will put an end to the current tensions.

15 Feb
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US-China trade talks split without resolution

Trade talks between the US and China that were aimed at averting the imposition of new tariffs in March have broken up without reaching a resolution.