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16 Nov
Bonds: Gilts and US Treasuries diverge, odds of December Fed hike slip

These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

16 Nov
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Commodities: Natural gas bounces, Bitcoin continues to drift lower

Commodity prices were resurgent at the end of the week as natural gas futures bounced back from the sharp losses endured during the prior session.

16 Nov
'I think we'll have a deal (with China),' Trump says

Wall Street's main market gauges flickered into life on Friday afternoon in New York, reversing early losses and moving into the green, on the heels of upbeat remarks from the US President regarding the chances of his administration being able to strike a trade deal with Beijing.

16 Nov
US interest rates closer to 'neutral', Fed's Clarida says

The US central bank's second-in-command noted recent volatility in stock markets, but continued to defend the need for gradual rate hikes.

16 Nov
Europe close: More dovish ECB helps offset political uncertainty

Stocks on the Continent finished slightly lower amid jitters that a possible no-confidence vote against the British Prime Minister might crystallise over the weekend with sentiment further dampened by poor quarterly results from US tech giant Nvidia overnight.

16 Nov
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London close: Investors cautious ahead of possible leadership challenge

London stocks finished the week lower, as did Sterling, as investors hedged their bets ahead of a weekend that might see Tory rebels push for a confidence vote against the Prime Minister.

16 Nov
US industrial production rises in October, boosted by output of business equipment

US industrial production edged higher last month on the back of sharp increases in the output of business equipment and construction.

16 Nov
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ECB's Draghi confident, but argues for patience and persistence

Outgoing European Central Bank President, Mario Draghi, sounded a confident note on the outlook for the euro area economy, describing a recent slowdown as a 'soft patch', but said policymakers needed to be "patient and persistent" in providing monetary stimulus.

16 Nov
RBS cleared from FSB list of global systemically important banks

RBS has dropped out of the Financial Stability Board's list of global systemically important banks, which should translate into lower funding costs for the lender.

16 Nov
Europe midday: Stocks dip amid Brexit uncertainty, despite 'dovish' Draghi

Investors are exercising caution going into the weekend, given the risk that a no-confidence vote against the British Prime Minister might materialise and with sentiment further dampened by poor quarterly results from US tech giant Nvidia overnight.

15 Nov
Friday preview: Brexit, US capital flows in focus

The focus at the weekend will continue to be on the withdrawal process, with investors focusing on the risk of further Cabinet resignations even as they keep a tally of how many MPs support, or do not, a no-confidence vote against the Prime Minister.

15 Nov
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Europe close: Stocks dip with UK and Italian politics in focus

Stocks across the Continent finished near their worst levels of the session as investors digested the ongoing political convulsions in London, even as they kept a wary eye on the Italian government's antics with Brussels over its 2019 budget.

15 Nov
Deutsche Bank slashes British American Tobacco target price

Analysts at Deutsche Bank slashed their target price on shares of British American Tobacco after reviewing the potential actions that the US Food and Drug Administration might take on menthol cigarettes and litigation risks in Canada.

15 Nov
S&P reaffirms UK sovereign debt rating at AA, but outlook still negative

Standard&Poor's reiterated its rating on the UK's long-term sovereign debt, despite the risk that the withdrawal agreement that had been reached overnight between Brussels and London might not make it through Parliament, forcing both sides to return to the bargaining table.

15 Nov
US jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week

US jobless claims edged only slightly higher last week, but some economists believed there were signs in the data that, at least for now, momentum in the jobs market might be topping out.

15 Nov
October US retail sales rise as expected

US retail sales grew more quickly than expected last month, boosted by sales of motor vehicles, building materials and at gasoline stations.

15 Nov
Credit Suisse upgrades UK equities, says early elections 'unlikely'

Credit Suisse upgraded its view on UK stocks on Wednesday, arguing that investors had 'thrown in the towel', leaving shares undervalued in the process.

15 Nov
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Europe midday: Stocks dip amid post-Brexit deal political convulsions

Stocks across the Continent are trading slightly lower as investors digest the ongoing political convulsions in London, even as they keep a wary eye on the Italian government's antics with Brussels over its 2019 budget.

15 Nov
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Fed's Powell's positive on economy, financial markets' reaction is being monitored

The Federal Reserve needs to calibrate how much it needs to further tighten monetary policy and at what pace, central bank chairman, Jerome Powell, said ovenright.