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  • LONDON, Dec 13- The start of trading in government bond and stock market futures on the derivatives and futures exchange Eurex was delayed by around 50 minutes on Wednesday after the platform suffered "serious issues." The opening of trading on Eurex at 0700 GMT was delayed as the exchange was experiencing "serious issues. The technical problems had little impact...

  • *U.S. stock futures, dollar fall as Democrat wins Alabama race. *Spot gold may rebound to $1,250 resistance level- technicals. U.S. stock futures, Treasury yields and the dollar fell as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama, dealing a political blow to Trump in a race marked by accusations of sexual misconduct against...

  • *Democrat beats Trump-backed candidate in Alabama. TOKYO, Dec 13- U.S. stock futures, Treasury yields and the dollar dipped on Wednesday as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama, while Asian shares gained as crude oil futures took back some lost ground. "The U.S. dollar is on the backfoot after Jones has scored an upset...

  • LONDON, Dec 13- The opening of trading on Eurex was delayed on Wednesday and the exchange said the platform was experiencing "serious issues". Eurostoxx 50 and DAX futures as well as German, French and British government bond futures failed to open at 0700 GMT and were still not trading by 0730 GMT. On its website, Eurex said the exact timeline of the start of trading...

  • *Spot gold may bounce to resistance at $1,250/ oz- technicals. *U.S. stock futures, dollar fall as Democrat wins Alabama race. U.S. stock futures, Treasury yields and the dollar fell on Wednesday as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama, dealing a political blow to Trump in a race marked by accusations of sexual misconduct...

  • Democrat seen beating Trump-backed candidate in Senate race. TOKYO, Dec 13- U.S. stock futures, Treasury yields and the dollar fell on Wednesday as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama, while Asian shares edged up as crude oil futures took back lost ground. It would narrow the Republicans' already slim majority in the...

  • S&P futures extended earlier losses on Wednesday, as Democrat Doug Jones took a slight lead over Republican Roy Moore with about 86 percent of the vote counted in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama. S&P emini futures were down 0.3 percent, compared to their drop 0.1 percent before the Alabama polls closed. It would narrow the Republicans' already slim majority in...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 13- The fascination with virtual currencies feels more like a "speculative mania," the head of Australia's central bank said on Wednesday, just days after the launch of the world's first bitcoin futures. To tap in to the rapidly rising investor interest, Chicago- based derivatives exchange CBOE Global Markets began futures trading in bitcoins on...

  • *Investors await outcome of Alabama Senate election. TOKYO, Dec 13- Asian shares were treading water in early trade on Wednesday as crude oil futures steadied after a selloff, while a widely expected interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve underpinned the dollar. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was a few ticks higher in early...

  • S&P 500 E-MINI FUTURES FALL 0.10 PCT; VOLUME AT 16,243 CONTRACTS.

  • GASOLINE FUTURES PARE LOSSES AFTER API DATA SHOWS A SLIGHTLY SMALLER-THAN-EXPECTED BUILD.

  • CRUDE FUTURES PARE LOSSES AFTER API INVENTORY DATA SHOWS BIGGER THAN EXPECTED DRAW.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- Virtual currency bitcoin hit another all-time peak on Tuesday, two days after the launch of the first ever bitcoin futures on a U.S. exchange and ahead of the start of another futures contract next week, as investors grew optimistic that the $20,000- mark is within reach. The CME Group is expected to launch its futures contract on Dec. 17.

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  • Dec 12- U.S. stocks were set to open flat on Tuesday ahead of a two-day meeting of the Federal Reserve that is widely expected to bump up the benchmark interest rate for the third time in a year as it continues to unwind its post-crisis stimulus. *Brent crude rose above $65 a barrel for the first time since mid-2015 as an unplanned shutdown of the UK's biggest North Sea...

  • LONDON, Dec 12- Brent futures for delivery in nearby months have jumped to a big premium following the decision to shut the main pipeline bringing crude onshore from the UK North Sea for inspection and repairs. The Forties pipeline system, which carries around 450,000 barrels per day and handles nearly a quarter of North Sea output, is likely to be shut for weeks,...

  • *Brent hits $65 a barrel. LONDON, Dec 12- Oil prices jumped to their highest in more than two years on Tuesday after the shutdown of a North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from an already tightening market. Brent crude futures, the global benchmark for oil prices, rose above $65 a barrel-- their highest since mid-2015-- after Britain's Forties pipeline was...

  • *Brent hits $65 a barrel. LONDON, Dec 12- Oil prices jumped on Tuesday after the shutdown of a North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from an already tightening market, while world stocks took a break from a three-day rally. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, rose above $65 a barrel- their highest since mid-2015- after...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 12- Shanghai base metals futures were mostly higher on Tuesday amid signs that supply cuts linked to an environmental crackdown by Beijing will lead to greater import demand. China issued an "action plan" in 2013 to reduce pollution caused by industrial plants, followed by provincial contracts and further policies. *The most-traded copper contract...

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