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Global debt to top record $255 trillion by year's end

15 Nov 2019

LONDON Global debt is on course to end 2019 at a record high of more than $255 trillion, the Institute of International Finance estimated on Friday -- nearly $32,500 for each of the 7.7 billion people on planet.

Global debt to top record $255 trillion by year's end

15 Nov 2019

LONDON Global debt is on course to end 2019 at a record high of more than $255 trillion, the Institute of International Finance estimated on Friday -- nearly $32,500 for each of the 7.7 billion people on planet.

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade hopes revive stocks, protests leave scars

15 Nov 2019

* European markets, MSCI world index battle to avoid weekly fall

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade hopes revive stocks, protests leave scars

15 Nov 2019

* European markets, MSCI world index battle to avoid weekly fall

ECB considers putting climate change risks in future bank stress tests

14 Nov 2019

LONDON The European Central Bank is considering including climate-change risks in future European banking stress tests, ECB Vice President Luis De Guindos said on Thursday.

Risk of European recession 'very low': ECB's De Guindos

14 Nov 2019

LONDON ECB Vice President Luis De Guindos said on Thursday that Europe faced only a "very low" risk of recession, but he called on all euro zone governments - not just those with fiscal surpluses - to help revive the bloc's economy.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb, investors seek enlightenment from Trump on trade

12 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 12 World shares and benchmark government bond yields inched higher on Tuesday, as investors awaited a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump on U.S. trade policy and an inevitable maelstrom of headlines.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks seek enlightenment from Trump on trade

12 Nov 2019

* Sterling gives back some gains after Brexit boost on Monday

Moody's cuts global sovereign rating outlook to "negative" for 2020

11 Nov 2019

LONDON Rating agency Moody's cut its global sovereign outlook for 2020 to 'negative' from 'stable' on Monday, saying disruptive and unpredictable world politics would slow growth and increase the risk of economic or financial shocks.

Which markets did best from Berlin Wall's collapse? Wall Street and the BRICs, of course

11 Nov 2019

LONDON The toppling of the Berlin Wall made free market economics the norm across Europe - but which financial markets have done the best since then? Wall Street and the BRICs, of course.

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