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  • US STOCKS-Futures gain as China fuels trade deal optimism

    * Futures up: Dow 0.30%, S&P 0.19%, Nasdaq 0.27% By Arjun Panchadar. U.S. stock index futures pointed to another session of gains on Monday, as a report out of China added to optimism over a trade deal and the country's central bank indicated willingness to step in to prop up a slowing economy.

  • With Dow above 28,000 are investors ignoring a 'material deterioration' in the global economy?

    'The economy isn't falling off a cliff,' but it's not about to rebound, either. The mood on Wall Street is decidedly bullish, as investors watched the benchmark S&P 500 index notch its fourth consecutive record close on Friday and the Dow closed above 28,000 for the first time ever, amid rising optimism that the U.S. and China are headed toward an agreement that could ease tensions over trade and create much needed certainty for U.S. corporations as they plan for 2020 and beyond.

  • CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures up on trade optimism

    Futures for Canada's main stock index were higher on Monday, getting a boost from rising optimism around a U.S.-China trade deal. China and the United States had "constructive talks" on trade in a high-level call on Saturday, state media Xinhua reported on Sunday. December futures on the S&P/TSX index were up 0.07% at 7:00 a.m. ET.

  • METALS-Copper slips on uncertainty over U.S.-China trade war

    Copper prices ended lower on Monday in response to doubts over whether a U.S.-China trade deal can be reached soon, possibly prolonging pressure on global growth and metals demand.

  • Global Stocks Waver, Awaiting Trade Developments

    Global stocks started the week with muted gains in the absence of any further developments on U.S.-China trade negotiations. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 0.2% after the gauge ended last week above the 28000 milestone. Over in Asia, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index climbed 1.4% while the Shanghai Composite Index advanced 0.6%.

  • European stocks stall as auto tariff worries weigh

    * Spanish bourse BME hits 4-year high. * Car industry index sinks on tariff fears. * Defensive shares gain favour amid trade uncertainty. * London midcaps rally on Brexit optimism. By Sruthi Shankar.

  • EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, currencies edge up on hopes of U.S.-China trade pact

    * Chinese stocks gain as central bank trims repo rate. * Turkish lira firms for second straight session. * South African rand eases ahead of central bank meeting. * Russian internet company Yandex (YNDX) jumps 5% By Sagarika Jaisinghani and Shreyashi Sanyal.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares grind towards record high as China trims key rate

    * China trims short-term interest rate, in surprise move. * World shares index less than 1% from record high. * Markets look to Fed minutes, ECB Lagarde speech. * Pound inches up as opinion polls favour Tories. * Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh. * By Marc Jones.

  • European shares extend winning streak; Qiagen jumps as company explores sale

    European shares edged closer to a record level on Monday, as optimism around U.S.-China trade talks and a surprise move by China's central bank in cutting a key interest rate painted an upbeat picture about global growth. The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.17% by 0814 GMT, extending gains after its six-week winning streak.

  • GRAPHIC-Take Five: Fighting fires

    1/ NOT SO FAST How big a risk is a global economic recession? Cue "flash" PMIs due on Nov. 22 from Japan and the euro area; numbers widely regarded as a forward-looking indicator of economic health. October PMIs pointed to some stabilisation, raising expectations that hefty central bank easing had helped the global economy to bottom out.

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