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  • LONDON, Sept 27- Gold fell on Tuesday as the dollar and stocks gained ground on the view that U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton got the better of rival Donald Trump in their first debate. Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,336.82 an ounce at 1039 GMT, snapping a six-day winning streak. ETF Securities analyst Martin Arnold said Clinton came out on top...

  • *Warsaw leads stocks decline again ahead of government reshuffle. BUDAPEST, Sept 27- Central European currencies steadied on Tuesday after a debate of U.S. presidential candidates seemed to strengthen the position of Democrat Hillary Clinton who is regarded as representative of the status quo in U.S. politics. Warsaw's and Bucharest's main index touched...

  • *Asia, European stocks swing higher. *Oil tries to hold latest bounce as OPEC talk swirls. LONDON, Sept 27- World shares swung higher and the Mexican peso surged more than two percent on Tuesday, as investors awarded the first U.S. presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump.

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan swing higher, euro shares to start firm. SYDNEY, Sept 27- Asian shares recovered from an early bout of nerves while the Mexican peso surged on Tuesday as investors awarded the first U.S. presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump. As early risk aversion faded, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

  • BEIJING— Global stock markets were higher Tuesday as traders followed the U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. London's FTSE 100 advanced 0.2 percent to 6,830.99. ASIA'S DAY: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 1.1 percent to 23,564.59 points and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.8 percent to 16,683.93.

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan recoup losses, Nikkei swings higher. SYDNEY, Sept 27- Asian shares recovered from an early bout of nerves while the Mexican peso surged on Tuesday as investors awarded the first U.S. presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump. As early risk aversion faded, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan recoup losses, Nikkei off 0.4 pct. SYDNEY, Sept 27- Asian shares recovered and the Mexican peso surged on Tuesday as investors seemed to award the first U.S. presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan bounced to be up 0.2 percent, while South Korea...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan recoup losses, Nikkei off 0.4 pct. SYDNEY, Sept 27- Asian shares recouped early losses on Tuesday and the dollar edged away from a one-month trough against the yen, suggesting investors judged Democrat Hillary Clinton was winning her debate against Republican Donald Trump. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan recoup losses, Nikkei off 0.4 pct. SYDNEY, Sept 27- Asian share markets recouped early losses on Tuesday and the dollar edged away from a one-month trough against the yen, suggesting investors judged Democrat Hillary Clinton was winning her debate against Republican Donald Trump. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan down 0.3 pct, Nikkei off 1 pct. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.4 percent, with the technology and financial sectors both down more than 1 percent. The debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump starts at 0100 GMT and could have a big impact with the race seemingly so close.

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan down 0.3 pct, Nikkei off 1 pct. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.3 percent in early trade, while South Korea fell 0.6 percent. The debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump starts at 0100 GMT and could have a big impact with the race seemingly so close.

  • *Oil prices rise on hopes of OPEC production freeze. NEW YORK, Sept 26- Stock prices around the world fell on Monday ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices rose in advance of an informal OPEC meeting in Algeria on hopes for an output cut. Deutsche Bank shares hit a record low on worries about Germany's...

  • Prices also rose on caution ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, analysts said. "A lot of the gains in Treasuries are safe-haven trades," said Kim Rupert, managing director for fixed income at Action Economics in San Francisco. The German bank has been fighting a $14 billion demand from the U.S. Department...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 26- Gold steadied on Monday, after a retreat in the dollar helped it build on last week's gains but moves were muted with markets awaiting a U.S. presidential debate for pointers as to the outcome of November's election. Spot gold was at $1,337.40 an ounce by 2:57 p.m. EDT, up 0.01 percent, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery settled up...

  • *Iran downplays chance of output freeze, some in OPEC hopeful. Key OPEC member Iran, the fourth largest crude exporter which is still trying to recapture output before Western sanctions in 2012, downplayed the chances of a deal while some OPEC members remained hopeful. Implied volatility, a gauge of how much oil prices move, was at its highest since April 18, when...

  • Demand for cruises weakened in August, one of the busiest booking months of the year, amid concerns of the spread of the Zika virus in the Caribbean and geopolitical events in Europe, Morgan Stanley analyst Jamie Rollo said in a pre-earnings note. It's just not at the rapid rate that we had in some of the previous quarters, "CEO Arnold Donald said on an earnings call.

  • *Oil prices climb on hopes of OPEC production freeze. NEW YORK, Sept 26- Stock prices around the world fell on Monday ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices rose in advance of an informal OPEC meeting in Algeria on hopes for an output cut. Deutsche Bank shares hit a record low on worries about Germany's...

  • LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters)- Britain's top share index fell on Monday and made its worst one-day performance in three months, with Lloyds pushing banks lower after a downgrade by Goldman Sachs and miners tracking weaker metals prices. The FTSE 100 index ended down 1.3 percent, its worst one-day percentage decline since late June when Britain voted to leave the...

  • *Iran downplays chance of output freeze, some in OPEC hopeful. Key OPEC member Iran, the fourth largest crude exporter which is still trying to recapture output before Western sanctions in 2012, downplayed the chances of a deal while some OPEC members remained hopeful. Implied volatility, a gauge of how much oil prices move, was at its highest since April 18, when...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Gold rose on Monday as a retreat in the dollar helped it build on last week's gains but moves were muted with markets awaiting a U.S. presidential debate for pointers as to the outcome of November's election. Spot gold was at $1,340.93 an ounce at 1435 GMT, up 0.3 percent, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery were $3.40 an ounce higher at...