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BBC appoints Tim Davie as new boss to negotiate future finance model

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FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian walks past a BBC logo at Broadcasting House in central London October 22, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris LONDON (Reuters) – Tim Davie was appointed the new head of the BBC on Friday, tasked with securing the future direction and financing of the publicly funded British broadcaster in......
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Global stocks and euro surge ahead of U.S. jobs data

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LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – World stocks held their ground near three-month highs as the euro hit its highest level since March 10, thanks to Europe’s stimulus boost, fuelling hopes for a global rebound. FILE PHOTO: Investors look at screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China January 16,......
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Asian stocks reach two-month high on economic recovery hopes

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TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian shares rose to a two-month high on Thursday as expectations of further government stimulus supported investor confidence in an economic recovery from the global coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: An investor sits next to a stock quotation board at a brokerage office in Beijing, China January......
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U.S. dollar’s shine fading, but risk high of rush to safe havens: Reuters poll

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – A fading of the U.S. dollar’s allure will continue as global funding strains ease, but a majority of analysts polled by Reuters said there was a high risk that the U.S.-China trade standoff will renew safe-haven bets in the next six months. FILE PHOTO: A U.S. Dollar......
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Shares, euro climb on robust risk appetite as lockdowns ease

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global equity markets rose and the euro gained against the dollar on Wednesday, both for a seventh session, indicating strong risk appetite as easing lockdowns and hopes for more monetary stimulus boosted investor confidence. FILE PHOTO: Traders wear masks as they work on......
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Global shares hit three-month highs on economic recovery hopes

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares hit three-month highs on Wednesday and the dollar fell for the sixth day running as easing lockdowns and hopes for more monetary stimulus gave investors confidence, despite civil unrest in the United States and rising COVID-19 tolls. FILE PHOTO – A general view shows the......
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Global shares hit 3-month highs on economic recovery hopes

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares hit three-month highs on Wednesday and the dollar fell for the sixth day running as easing lockdowns and hopes for more monetary stimulus gave investors confidence, despite civil unrest in the United States and rising COVID-19 tolls. FILE PHOTO: Investors look at screens showing stock......
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BlackRock focuses on China credit, oil and travel in Asia

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The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The world’s biggest asset manager, BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), called out oil stocks, domestic tourism and debt in China and India as investment opportunities in its Asia outlook on......
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Global shares cruise to three-month highs, dollar shows the strain

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks climbed towards three-month highs on Tuesday as the global coronavirus recovery effort won out over U.S.-China tensions and the worst civil unrest in the United States in decades. FILE PHOTO – The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in......
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Stocks make cautious gains as U.S.-China frictions slow recovery rally

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Tuesday as investors’ focus on the prospects of a global coronavirus recovery won out over familiar worries about U.S.-China relations and the depth of economic damage. FILE PHOTO: Passersby wearing protective face masks following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are reflected......
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Asia stocks make cautious gains as China worries slow recovery rally

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks eked out gains on Tuesday as investors’ focus on the prospects of a global coronavirus recovery won out over familiar worries about Sino-U.S. relations and the depth of economic damage. FILE PHOTO: Passersby wearing protective face masks following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)......
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Stocks under pressure as Trump vows to end violent protests

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to come under pressure on Tuesday following a dip in Wall Street futures as U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to use force to end violent protests in American cities, souring a previously upbeat market mood. FILE PHOTO: Passersby wearing protective face masks......
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Stocks scale 3-month peak, dollar sags on reopening joy

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks were just shy of three-month highs and the dollar weakened further on Monday as optimism on economies opening up boosted risk appetite, shrugging off worries over riots in the U.S. and unease over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. FILE PHOTO – The German share price......
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Asia stocks hit 3-month peaks, resilient to U.S. rioting

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pushed to three-month highs on Monday as progress on opening up economies helped offset jitters over riots in U.S. cities and unease over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. FILE PHOTO: A passerby wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, walks past......
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Asia stocks reach 3-month peaks, resilient to U.S. riots

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pushed to three-month highs on Monday as progress on opening up economies helped offset jitters over riots in U.S. cities and unease over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. FILE PHOTO: A passerby wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, walks past......
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Asia stocks prove resilient to US riots as S&P futures bounce

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pushed to three-month highs on Monday as progress on opening up economies helped offset jitters over riots in U.S. cities and unease over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. FILE PHOTO: A passerby wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, walks past......
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Asia cautious as U.S. riots weigh on S&P futures

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets started on a cautious note and gold gained on Monday as images of riots in burning U.S. cities unnerved investors already tense over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. FILE PHOTO: A passerby wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, walks......
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Stocks rebound on relief at Trump’s response to China over Hong Kong

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global equities rebounded and crude oil rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered an end to Washington’s special treatment of Hong Kong, a move investors welcomed as unlikely to jeopardize a trade accord with China. Traders wearing masks work inside posts,......
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Stocks slip as investors await Trump’s Hong Kong response

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global stock markets fell and safe havens such as bonds and the Japanese yen gained on Friday, as investors awaited Washington’s response to China tightening control over the city of Hong Kong. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London,......
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Global stocks slip as investors await Trump’s Hong Kong response

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global stock markets fell and safe havens such as bonds and the Japanese yen gained on Friday, as investors awaited Washington’s response to China tightening control over the city of Hong Kong. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London,......

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