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  • *Brazil concerns, ECB stress tests spook market. Treasury debt prices rose on Monday in a safe-haven bid on concerns about weak U.S. economic data and the steep drop in Brazil's stock market following the re-election of incumbent leftist Dilma Rousseff. "The bid in Treasuries has a little more to do with Brazil, following the re-election of Rousseff," said Tom di...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 27- Energy shares dragged Wall Street lower on Monday as crude prices fell further, while readings on the services sector and home sales came in below forecasts. Brent crude oil fell below $85 a barrel and U.S. crude dipped below $80 after Goldman Sachs slashed its price forecasts, citing abundant supply and lackluster demand. Shares of Brazilian...

  • Oil below $80: Why that's bad news Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Oil dropped below $80 per barrel on Monday morning, and falling prices could impact job growth in the shale industry.

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 27- President Dilma Rousseff's narrow re-election victory met with cold reality on Monday as Brazil's financial markets tumbled on doubts that can restore confidence in the economy and maintain political support in a sharply divided nation. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index fell around 5 percent in early trading, while Brazil's real...

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1330 GMT /9.30 AM ET Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    MILAN- Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena is likely to try to plug a capital shortfall uncovered by Europe- wide stress tests through asset sales and possibly another cash call, but longer term a takeover could be inevitable. LONDON- Europe's banking healthcheck showed countries and lenders are implementing global capital rules at vastly different speeds, and...

  • Market sentiment going forward will likely depend on whether or not the leftist president signals policy tweaks to boost Brazil's flagging economy, as hinted in a conciliatory first speech she gave after defeating pro-business challenger Aecio Neves on Sunday. "Brazil disappointed investors by returning incumbent Dilma Rousseff to the presidential...

  • *Wall Street set to open down ahead of data. *Italy's Monte Paschi drags down bank share index. "The success of the exercise has been that it has forced banks to raise capital ahead of it, and we can now be more confident of their resilience to future crises," said Aberdeen Asset Management's co-head of credit research Neil Williamson.

  • *Wall Street set to open down ahead of data. *Italy's Monte Paschi drags down bank share index. "The success of the exercise has been that it has forced banks to raise capital ahead of it, and we can now be more confident of their resilience to future crises," said Aberdeen Asset Management's co-head of credit research Neil Williamson.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 27- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Monday after the S&P 500 closed its best week in nearly two years on Friday and ahead of data on U.S. services sector growth and home sales. *Shares of Brazilian companies traded in the United States tumbled after incumbent Dilma Rousseff won reelection in a runoff vote, defeating centrist and market favorite Aecio...

  • US STOCKS-Futures dip ahead of service sector data Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 7:43 AM ET

    *Sarepta Therapeutics shares fell 25.7 percent in premarket trading after it said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requested additional data regarding a marketing application for its experimental muscle disorder drug. *Shares of Brazilian companies traded in the United States tumbled after incumbent Dilma Rousseff won reelection in a runoff vote,...

  • SAO PAULO/ RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 27- Brazil's currency plunged early on Monday while stocks were also expected to sell off following the victory of President Dilma Rousseff over pro-business challenger Aecio Neves in Sunday's presidential election. The sell-off may be contained in the next few days, however, if Rousseff signals she will tweak economic policy to...

  • *Italy's Monte Paschi drags down bank share index. LONDON, Oct 27- Low-rated government bond yields dropped and the euro edged tentatively higher on Monday as the results of euro zone bank health checks spared investors immediate pain. "The success of the exercise has been that it has forced banks to raise capital ahead of it, and we can now be more confident of their...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 27- Despite opposition from nearly half of Brazil's voters, leftist President Dilma Rousseff won re-election on Sunday and will have another four years to try to revive growth in a once-booming economy gone stagnant. The 66- year-old Rousseff, who was a Marxist guerrilla in her youth, overcame growing dissatisfaction with the economy, poor public...

  • *Brazil markets set for losses after Rousseff election win. LONDON, Oct 27- European stocks, low-rated government bonds and the single currency all rose on Monday as financial markets gave a tentative thumbs-up to euro zone bank health checks. The euro nudged higher but was contained by key German data due out at 0900 GMT.

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 27- Despite opposition from nearly half of Brazil's voters, leftist President Dilma Rousseff won re-election on Sunday and will have another four years to try to revive growth in a once-booming economy gone stagnant. The 66- year-old Rousseff, who was a Marxist guerrilla in her youth, overcame growing dissatisfaction with the economy, poor public...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 27- President Dilma Rousseff narrowly won re-election by spending heavily and promising to extend the fight against poverty but she will need to restore order to public finances in her second term to get Brazil's stalled economy back in gear. To do so, she needs to move swiftly to staunch the bleeding in Brazil's fiscal accounts, which has added...

  • SAO PAULO/ BRASILIA, Oct 26- Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff narrowly won re-election on Sunday after convincing voters that her party's strong record of reducing poverty over the last 12 years was more important than an ongoing economic slump. After the closest, most divisive campaign since Brazil returned to democracy three decades ago, Rousseff...

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.35 percent and Tokyo's Nikkei rose 0.5 percent. "Stable housing starts in the U.S. and solid Q3 GDP in the U.K. are likely to give the market some comfort after the recent concerns about global growth," strategists at Barclays wrote in a note to clients. U.S. stocks, recovering from a battering...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 26- Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff said her first priority in a second term would be political reform, promising to work with Congress on changes that the country demands after winning re-election in a tight Sunday runoff. Rousseff had called for a popular referendum on political reform after widespread protests in June 2013, but she dropped...

  • FOREX-Euro comes safely through ECB stress test Sunday, 26 Oct 2014 | 8:12 PM ET

    TOKYO, Oct 27- The euro held firm in early Monday trade after the European Central Bank's stress tests found smaller capital shortfalls among European banks than expected. Painting a brighter picture than had been expected, the ECB concluded that banks' capital holes had chiefly been plugged, leaving only a modest 10 billion euros to be raised.