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Dec 2, 2014

Emerging market debt trading volume up to $1.454 trln in Q3 -EMTA

NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Trading volumes of emerging
market debt rose 15 percent in the third quarter of 2014 versus
the same period a year ago, a survey showed on Tuesday.

Overall trading volumes of emerging market debt reached
$1.454 trillion, up from $1.266 trillion in the third quarter of
2013, according to EMTA, the trade association for the emerging
markets debt trading industry said in a statement.

Dec 2, 2014

Dollar at four-and-half year high, commodity currencies pressured

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar rebounded on Tuesday, supported by a retreat in oil prices that has helped to lift it against commodity-linked currencies.

In mid-morning New York trade, the dollar index reached a 4-1/2 year high, while the greenback gained 1 percent against the Norwegian crown and hit a fresh 7-year high against the yen.

Dec 2, 2014

Dollar at 4-1/2 year high, commodity currencies pressured

NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) – The dollar rebounded on Tuesday,
supported by a retreat in oil prices that has helped to lift it
against commodity-linked currencies.

In mid-morning New York trade, the dollar index reached a
4-1/2 year high, while the greenback gained 1 percent against
the Norwegian crown and hit a fresh 7-year high against the yen.

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Nov 25, 2014

Stocks edge up worldwide, oil falls before OPEC talks

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks pared gains on Tuesday after the lowest U.S. consumer confidence data since June took the wind out of a rally spurred by a surprising upward revision to U.S. third-quarter growth, dragging down the U.S. dollar in the process.

Oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel to near four-year lows after a meeting between OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Venezuela with non-OPEC producers Russia and Mexico resulted in no deal to curb output to counter a 30 percent slump in prices since June. OPEC meets in Vienna on Thursday.

Nov 25, 2014

World stocks mixed, U.S. undermined by weak consumer data

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A surprising upward revision in U.S. third-quarter economic growth set off an early rally on Wall Street on Tuesday only to see prices knocked back by the lowest U.S. consumer confidence data since June, dragging down the U.S. dollar in the process.

Earlier bets on more support from the European Central Bank and People’s Bank of China continued to help lift European shares to a two-month high and pushed the region’s bond yields to record lows. Chinese stocks rose to their highest since 2011.

Nov 24, 2014
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      "Senior Correspondent covering global financial markets, investing and foreign policy. I'm New York-based with 20+ years of experience in text, TV and radio. My current post lets me roam across all asset classes and geography, from the developed to the emerging markets. I've reported and taught journalism in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States."
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      1997
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