Josephine Mason

Drum roll for TLTRO 3: Five questions for the ECB

03 Jun 2019

LONDON - Thursday's European Central Bank meeting may well see some action to shore up the economy in the form of details on a new round of cheap multi-year loans for banks.

Brexit debacle will continue to hinder FTSE 100 after strong 2019: Reuters Poll

30 May 2019

LONDON Britain's FTSE 100 will only manage modest gains in the second half of the year as the nation's tortuous exit from the European Union hangs over the market, deterring investors from scooping up attractively cheap shares, a Reuters poll found.

Cash stays king as nervous investors stash dough ahead of summer lull

28 May 2019

LONDON Cash is still king for investors heading into the summer slowdown.

Investors slap discount on UK utilities amid election worries

23 May 2019

LONDON British utility stocks are trading at a growing discount to euro zone peers as investors fear the country's deepening political crisis could trigger a general election that ushers in renationalisation of the industry, worth $76 billion (£59.9 billion).

GLOBAL MARKETS-Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat

22 May 2019

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Global dividends hit record in first quarter as companies shake off macro worries

20 May 2019

LONDON Companies around the world paid out a record amount of dividends in the first quarter, data showed on Monday, as they shrugged off worries about slowing economic and earnings growth.

European stocks outperform Wall Street as China trade row intensifies

14 May 2019

LONDON Since U.S. President Donald Trump's tweets derailed U.S.-China trade talks ten days ago, European stocks have outperformed Wall Street in a sign that investors are pinning their hopes on the region's battered equities weathering the protracted trade spat.

What's at stake for Europe Inc in a trade spat with Washington

14 May 2019

LONDON Europe's listed companies are expected to generate 1.2 trillion euros (£1.04 trillion) in revenue from the United States this year, highlighting what's at stake as global trade tensions grow and earnings and economic growth stall.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Apple magic extends global equities' months-long rally

01 May 2019

* Apple shares rally premarket after consensus-busting results

Brexit inertia means London's finance workers face summer slump

19 Apr 2019

LONDON The weeks before Easter are usually some of the busiest of the year for bankers, lawyers and consultants in the City of London, as clients rush to get deals done before a run of public holidays.

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