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  • LONDON, Oct 6- Sterling will plumb new multi-decade lows in the coming months as the battered currency extends its slide on concerns divorce proceedings with the European Union could be difficult and leave Britain outside Europe's single market, a Reuters poll found. The median forecast in the poll, taken this week, suggested the pound would fall to $1.24 in the...

  • LONDON, Oct 6- Sterling will plumb new multi-decade lows in the coming months as the battered currency extends its slide on concerns divorce proceedings with the European Union could be difficult and leave Britain outside Europe's single market, a Reuters poll found. The median forecast in the poll, taken this week, suggested the pound would fall to $1.24 in the...

  • LONDON, Oct 5- Euro zone business growth fell last month to its weakest since the beginning of 2015, according to surveys providing the latest evidence the bloc's economy is losing momentum. Businesses have reined in spending amid growing caution about the economic outlook and political uncertainty as Britain gears up to start divorce proceedings from the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 4- Sterling slumped to a 31- year low versus the U.S. dollar on Tuesday as concerns over Britain's separation from the European Union were compounded by renewed strength of the greenback on a recent string of better-than-expected economic data. "Everything people are hearing from the UK is not positive for its currency," said Paresh Upadhyaya,...

  • While massive stimulus from some of the world's biggest central banks has underpinned a multi-year rally since the financial crisis, taking Wall Street to record highs, doubts over the potency of further monetary easing are growing. Investors aren't convinced that economic reflation is at hand despite rock-bottom interest rates that have left over $10...

  • LONDON, Oct 3- Sterling slid towards a three-decade low against the dollar on Monday after British Prime Minister Theresa May set a March deadline for the formal departure process from the European Union to begin, sending UK shares to a 16- month high. The pound fell more than 1 percent to $1.2841, its weakest since early July and not far from the 31- year low of...

  • LONDON, Oct 3- Sterling slid towards a three-decade low on Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May set a March deadline for the formal departure process from the European Union to begin, sending British shares to a 16- month high. May said she would invoke Article 50 no later than the end of March next year, referring to the EU's Lisbon Treaty that formally puts the...

  • *Britain's March Brexit deadline sparks modest rise only. LONDON, Oct 3- Gold prices were largely unmoved following Britain's decision to set a March deadline to start divorce proceedings from the European Union, edging only slightly higher as investors waited to gauge any concrete impact from Brexit. Spot gold was up 0.10 percent at $1,317.16 an ounce at 1124...

  • LONDON, Oct 3- Sterling slumped to a three-year low against the euro on Monday as Britain set a March deadline to start divorce proceedings from the European Union, while worries over Deutsche Bank and Europe's banking sector kept share prices in check. British stocks were the standout performers in Europe, lifted to an 18- month high by the pound's broad and deep...

  • *UK manufacturing PMI easily beats forecasts. LONDON, Oct 3- Sterling slid to a three-year low against the euro and to within half a cent of a 31- year trough versus the dollar on Monday, after a March deadline was set for the start of the formal process that will split Britain from the European Union. While May dismissed the idea that Britain faced a choice between a "...

  • LONDON, Oct 3- Sterling slid to a three-year low against the euro on Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May set a March deadline for the formal departure process from the European Union to begin, sending British shares to a 16- month high. This means she kicks off the negotiations process before the French and German elections next year and implies the two-year...

  • *Britain's March Brexit deadline sparks modest rise. LONDON, Oct 3- Gold edged higher on Monday in response to Britain's decision to set a March deadline to start divorce proceedings from the European Union. Spot gold was up 0.13 percent at $1,317.46 an ounce at 1020 GMT, with volumes muted due to a holiday in China.

  • LONDON, Oct 3- Sterling slid to a three-year low against the euro on Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May set a March deadline for the formal departure process from the European Union to begin, sending British shares to a 16- month high. Sterling fell 1 percent to $1.2845, its weakest since early July and not far from the 31- year low of $1.2798 struck on July 6, just...

  • LONDON, Oct 3- Sterling slid to a three-year low against the euro and a three-month low versus the dollar on Monday, after a March deadline was set for the start of the formal process that will split Britain from the European Union. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May told her Conservative party's annual conference on Sunday that she was determined to move on...

  • TAIPEI, Oct 3- Taiwan stocks rose on Monday with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co leading other heavyweights higher. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.023 to T $31.343 per U.S. dollar. Asian shares got the new quarter off to a firm start on Monday and European bourses were expected to follow, while sterling stumbled as Britain set a March deadline to start...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan up 0.8 pct, China on holiday. SYDNEY, Oct 3- Asian shares got the new quarter off to a firm start on Monday and European bourses were expected to follow, while sterling stumbled as Britain set a March deadline to start divorce proceedings from the European Union. Risk sentiment had benefited on Friday from reports Deutsche Bank was negotiating a...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan up 0.8 pct, China on holiday. SYDNEY, Oct 3- Asian shares got the new quarter off to a firm start on Monday, while sterling tumbled as Britain set a March deadline to start divorce proceedings from the European Union. Risk sentiment had benefited on Friday from reports Deutsche Bank was negotiating a much smaller fine with the U.S. Department of...

  • MANILA, Oct 3- Copper steadied near eight-week highs early on Monday after posting its biggest monthly gain in more than a year-and-a-half as improving Chinese economic data brightened the outlook for demand from the world's top consumer. *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was up 0.2 percent at $4,873 a tonne by 0120 GMT, not far below Friday's...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 3- Chicago corn futures rose for a second session on Monday, with prices underpinned by lower-than-expected inventories in the United States due to strong demand from animal feed makers. *Corn prices rose after the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in a quarterly crop report on Friday said 1.738 billion bushels of corn were in storage as of Sept. 1.

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan up 0.2 pct early, China on holiday. SYDNEY, Oct 3- Asian shares began the new quarter cautiously firmer on Monday, while sterling took a spill as Britain set a March deadline to start divorce proceedings from the European Union. Risk sentiment had benefited on Friday from reports Deutsche Bank was negotiating a much smaller fine with the U.S....