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Stocks rally, dollar gains on robust U.S. jobs data

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar rose and global equity markets rallied on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November, putting to rest fears of recession and briefly taking the spotlight off the U.S.-China trade talks. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on...
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Instant View: U.S. Nov payrolls up by most in 10 months

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(Reuters) – U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors’ (GM.N) payrolls and the healthcare industry stepped up hiring, confirming that the economy remained on a moderate expansion path despite a prolonged manufacturing slump. FILE PHOTO: Work crews...
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‘Moving right along’? Shares nudge up after Trump trade talk

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares ticked up on Friday, buoyed by comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that talks aimed at dialling down the damaging trade war with China were “moving right along”. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December...
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Asian shares gain as Trump fuels trade deal optimism, oil firm on OPEC+ output cut

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SYDNEY/TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks gained on Friday as investors took heart from U.S. President Donald Trump saying trade talks with China were “moving right along”, and U.S. oil prices sat near 2-1/2-month highs after OPEC and other producers agreed to cut output. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at an...
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Asian shares firm, oil near two-month high after deeper output cut

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks held firm on Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump’s rhetoric kept investors’ hopes up on a trade deal with China, while oil sat near two-month highs after producers led by Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed on further output cuts. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at...
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Global stocks falter on trade uncertainty; sterling gains

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar slid and global equity markets traded little changed on Thursday as enthusiasm over Apple shares was offset by doubts about the likelihood of a “phase one” trade deal before a new round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports begins in 10 days. Traders work...
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Stocks keep the faith, sterling gallops higher

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LONDON (Reuters) – Stocks gained amid trade war headlines on Thursday, while sterling rose to its highest in more than two years against the euro on hopes next week’s UK election will lead to a smooth Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Employees of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) work at the bourse...
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Graphic: Gazing into the recession crystal ball

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The protracted trade war between China and the United States and a deteriorating global growth outlook have left investors nervous that the longest expansion in American history is at risk of ending. FILE PHOTO: Shipping containers are loaded onto a ship at Yusen Terminals (YTI) on...
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Asian stocks climb as trade deal hopes flicker among Trump’s mixed signals

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TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Stock markets in Asia inched up on Thursday on the possibility that China and the United States may soon seal a “phase one” deal to end their 17-month trade war, but conflicting messages from U.S. President Donald Trump kept a lid on the advance. FILE PHOTO:...
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Asian stocks inch up on trade outlook but markets remain wary

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Thursday on signs the United States and China were on track for a preliminary trade deal, though optimism was tempered by the almost daily shifts in prospects for defusing the damaging tariff war now in its second year. FILE PHOTO: Employees of...
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Stocks rally on renewed trade talk optimism, yields rise

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Government debt yields and a gauge of global equity markets rose on Wednesday as sentiment improved after U.S. President Donald Trump said trade talks with China were going “very well” and a news report suggested key differences were being ironed out. FILE PHOTO: The German share...
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Trump says trade talks with China going ‘very well’

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U.S. President Donald Trump attends the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville WATFORD, England (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that trade talks with China were going “very well,” sounding more positive than on Tuesday when he said a trade deal might...
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Stocks in tentative rebound after Trump’s trade war scare

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks opened higher on Wednesday, recovering some of the losses made in the previous session when U.S. President Donald Trump surprised world markets by saying a trade deal with China could wait until after the 2020 presidential election. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX...
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Stocks jolted by Trump’s threat of longer, broader trade war

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares extended losses on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China might have to wait until after the 2020 presidential election, dashing hopes for a quick preliminary agreement. FILE PHOTO: People pass a stock board showing stocks in red outside the...
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Shares slide as Trump raises spectre of longer, wider trade war

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares extended their losses on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China might have to wait until after the 2020 presidential election, dashing hopes for a quick preliminary agreement. FILE PHOTO: People pass a stock board showing stocks in red outside...
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Asian shares slide as Trump raises specter of longer trade war

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares extended their losses on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China might have to wait until after the 2020 presidential election, dashing market hopes for a quick preliminary agreement. FILE PHOTO: People pass a stock board showing stocks in red...
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Exclusive: White House considered kicking Huawei out of U.S. banking system: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration considered banning China’s Huawei from the U.S. financial system earlier this year as part of a host of policy options to thwart the blacklisted telecoms equipment giant, according to three people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at...
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European shares whacked lower as Trump says China trade deal may come only after Nov 2020 election

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LONDON (Reuters) – European shares fell back into the red on Tuesday, abandoning earlier efforts to claw their way back from three days of falls, as U.S. President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China might be delayed until after November 2020 elections. FILE PHOTO: The German share price...
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Asian stocks drop as Trump’s new tariffs revive trade gloom

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump stunned markets by imposing tariffs on imports from Brazil and Argentina, rekindling fears over global trade tensions, while weak U.S. factory data added to the investor gloom. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at an electronic board showing...
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Dollar, stocks slide on Trump tweets, dour PMI data

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar and global stock markets fell on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would restore tariffs on some imports from Brazil and Argentina, with losses exacerbated by a slide in new U.S. factory orders in November to their lowest since 2012. European shares...

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