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Saikat Chatterjee

UPDATE 2-European bond yields slip as coronavirus cases rise outside China

27 Feb 2020

* Euro zone periphery government bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Recasts, adds rally, quotes, ECB rate cut bets)

GLOBAL MARKETS-Virus-hit stocks shed $3 trillion; safe havens thrive

27 Feb 2020

LONDON, Feb 27 Risk aversion drove global stocks lower on Thursday, increasing their drop in value this week alone to more than $3 trillion, and U.S. Treasuries yields hit record lows as the coronavirus spread faster outside China than in.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Virus-hit stocks shed $3 trillion; safe havens thrive

27 Feb 2020

LONDON, Feb 27 Stocks resumed their plunge, wiping out more than $3 trillion in value this week alone, and U.S. Treasuries yields hit record lows on Thursday as the coronavirus spread faster outside China and investors fled to safe havens.

FOREX-Dollar rebounds from 2-week lows; euro volatility rises

26 Feb 2020

LONDON, Feb 26 The dollar rebounded on Wednesday from a two-week low hit in the previous session as investors scaled back expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve would signal more policy easing in response to a deadly virus spreading outside China.

FOREX-Dollar recovers from 2-week lows as markets pare dovish Fed bets

26 Feb 2020

LONDON, Feb 26 The dollar recovered from a two-week low on Wednesday as investors reduced expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will signal more policy easing as a deadly virus spread quickly outside China

Dollar's gains push pound towards three-month lows

24 Feb 2020

LONDON Sterling fell on Monday as rising fears about the economic impact of the spreading coronavirus encouraged investors to seek safety in the U.S. dollar.

UPDATE 2-Dollar's gains push pound towards three-month lows

24 Feb 2020

* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv (Updates prices)

FOREX-Yen, Swiss franc gain as China virus cases jump; U.S. data eyed

13 Feb 2020

LONDON, Feb 13 The euro fell to a four-and-a-half-year low against the Swiss franc on Thursday and the yen strengthened as investors sought safe havens after China's Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, reported a sharp rise in the number of new cases.

Euro plunges against Swiss franc as China virus cases soar

13 Feb 2020

TOKYO/LONDON The euro fell to a four-and-a-half-year low against the Swiss franc on Thursday and the yen gained as investors sought safe havens after China's Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, reported a sharp increase in the number of new cases.

FOREX-Hedge funds spur dollar demand as hopes coronavirus will stabilise grow

12 Feb 2020

LONDON, Feb 12 The dollar held near a four-month high on Wednesday on growing hopes the spread of the coronavirus had slowed, encouraging hedge funds to step up purchases of the relatively higher-yielding greenback.

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