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  • *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...

  • *Oil prices climb on hopes of OPEC production freeze. NEW YORK, Sept 26- Stock prices around the world declined 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. The debates might increase the lead of one over the other and...

  • *Oil prices rebound on OPEC meeting hopes. LONDON, Sept 26- European and Asian shares retreated on Monday with investors focused on how Donald Trump would fare in a U.S. presidential debate against Hillary Clinton, while oil prices firmed before an informal OPEC meeting. Wall Street looked set to open lower, according to index futures, before the first of three...

  • Sept 26- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Monday amid a volatile oil market and ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate. *Investors are awaiting a highly anticipated face-off between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at 9:00 p.m. ET in the run-up to the Nov. 8 election. Oil prices rallied in volatile trading as the world's largest...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— Shares in Deutsche Bank are down sharply after a report that the German government won't intervene with U.S. officials who are pressing the bank to pay $14 billion to settle an investigation into its sales of mortgage-backed securities. Deutsche Bank said it hasn't asked for help with the U.S. and isn't seeking a bailout.

  • *Clinton vs Trump TV debate due later. LONDON, Sept 26- European stocks fell on Monday, weighed down by a pullback in the shares of major banking and energy companies, with Deutsche Bank hitting a record low. German magazine Focus, citing unidentified government sources, reported on Saturday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had ruled out state assistance for...

  • It struggled to build on those gains later in the week, however, as uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. monetary policy and sluggish demand for physical metal in Asia kept a lid on gains. Spot gold was at $1,335.53 an ounce at 0930 GMT, down 0.1 percent, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery were down $1.90 an ounce at $1,339.80. "Gold remains stuck in a relative...