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  • ANKARA, Turkey— Turkey's central bank cut a key interest rate for the fifth month in a row Tuesday, days after an attempted coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan triggered concerns over the country's economic outlook. In a statement, the bank's Monetary Policy Committee said it had reduced its overnight marginal funding rate by a quarter percentage...

  • BERLIN, July 19- Unease about Britain's EU farewell sent the mood among German investors plunging in July to its lowest since November 2012, according to the first major sentiment snapshot of the post-Brexit era in Europe's largest economy. Worries about the outlook for exports and the stability of the banking and financial system following the' Leave' vote in...

  • SHANGHAI, July 19- China stocks fell on Tuesday as investors worried that a recovery in the property sector is losing steam, adding to uncertainty over the economic outlook. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen ended 0.4 percent lower at 3,248.23 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.2 percent to 3,036.60.

  • SHANGHAI, July 19- China stocks fell on Tuesday as investors eyed continued economic uncertainty in crucial sectors such as housing and as the yuan hovered just above a psychologically important support level. "The second quarter growth figure came in slightly better than expected, but there is still a lot of uncertainty about the outlook for the second half,"...

  • TUESDAY, JULY 19 LONDON- International Monetary Fund publishes update to World Economic Outlook, including new UK growth forecasts- 1300 GMT. ANKARA- Turkey central bank monetary policy meeting- 1100 GMT. PRETORIA- South African Reserve Bank starts its three-day monetary policy committee meeting.

  • LONDON, July 19- British manufacturers' confidence about the outlook for their businesses and the wider economy has fallen to its lowest in at least two years after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, an industry survey showed on Tuesday. Few companies had seen an immediate impact from the June 23 vote, the EEF manufacturing trade body said in a one-off...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- The U.S. Treasury believes foreign exchange markets are behaving largely in line with underlying economic fundamentals ahead of a meeting this week of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors, a senior Treasury official said on Monday. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will nonetheless still emphasize the need for the world's...

  • ACCRA, July 18- Ghana has cut its 2016 economic growth forecast sharply to 4.1 percent from 5.4 percent due to lower export prices and irregular oil production, Finance Minister Seth Terkper told Reuters on Monday. Ghana, which also produces cocoa and gold, is following an International Monetary Fund program to restore fiscal balance and spur growth, which...

  • ACCRA, July 18- Ghana has cut its 2016 economic growth forecast to 4.1 percent from 5.4 percent due to lower export prices and irregular oil production, Finance Minister Seth Terkper told Reuters on Monday. Oil output was halted between March and May at the offshore Jubilee field due to a breakdown on a production ship, and the country lost millions of dollars in...

  • Investors move into risky assets

    Richard Turnill, BlackRock, shares his outlook for the U.S. economy and markets.

  • *China home prices up 7.3 pct y/y but gains ease m/m. *People's Daily article cites weakening housing investment. SHANGHAI, July 18- China stocks dipped on Monday, weighed down by property and financial shares after data showed gains in home prices were slowing.

  • SINGAPORE, July 18- Oil prices were little changed in early Asian trade on Monday as traders shrugged off the impact of Friday's attempted coup in Turkey. A stronger dollar weighed on prices, although upbeat economic data from the United States and China that supported the outlook for global oil demand lent support. Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait, a key chokepoint...

  • SINGAPORE, July 18- Oil prices were little unchanged in early Asian trade on Monday as traders shrugged off the impact of Friday's attempted coup in Turkey. A stronger dollar weighed on prices, although upbeat economic data from the United States and China that supported the outlook for global oil demand lent support. Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait, a key...

  • LONDON, July 17- Bank of England rate-setter Gertjan Vlieghe said on Sunday he had already seen early signs that Britain's economy is heading for a period of slower economic growth and higher inflation after last month's Brexit vote. Vlieghe, the only member of the Monetary Policy Committee who voted to cut interest rates this month, said he saw an immediate need...

  • WARSAW, July 15- Fitch affirmed Poland's A- rating with a stable outlook on Friday, saying reduced policy predictability under the Law and Justice party government was offset by the country's robust economic fundamentals and improving external finances. Fellow agency Moody's, which rates Poland one notch above Fitch at A2, cut its rating outlook to negative in...

  • Pro: Past all-time highs stocks haven't looked back

    Tim Anderson, TJM Investments Managing Director, talks about what to watch in the last half hour of trading.

  • *China 2nd qtr GDP growth at 6.7 pct, stronger than expected. NEW YORK, July 15- Oil prices rose slightly on Friday, ending the week higher, after data from top energy consumers the United States and China boosted the oil demand outlook. "Macro numbers from China and the U.S., the world's largest economies and biggest consumers of oil, have been improving in recent months...

  • NEW YORK, July 15- U.S. "Over the last week or so we've gotten stronger-than-expected data across the board," said Dan Mulholland, head of Treasury trading at Credit Agricole in New York. Ten-year notes hit record low yields of 1.321 percent last week on concerns about slowing global growth, which were exacerbated by Britain's June 23 vote to quit the European Union.

  • ST. LOUIS, July 15- St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Friday there are "upside" risks to his view that the U.S. central bank should raise interest rates just once this year and remain on hold in 2017 and 2018.. In a presentation to the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, Bullard said his baseline is for the U.S. economy to continue to grow...

  • Venezuelan soldiers participate in a parade to celebrate the 195th anniversary of the Battle of Carabobo in Caracas, June 24, 2016.

    As his country's economy implodes around him, Venezuelan strongman Nicolas Maduro has resorted to what may be a last-ditch effort to stay in power.