17h49 South Africa's rand reversed early gains and traded weaker for a second day on Tuesday, as further gains for U.S. Treasury yields supported the dollar and dented appetite for emerging market assets.  Full story
20h16 Gold prices gained after three days of losses on Tuesday as the dollar retreated from an earlier three-month peak and U.S. equities weakened, even as benchmark U.S. Treasury yields passed 3 percent for the first time in more than four years. The yield on U.S. 10-year Treasury notes r  Full story
19h42 Nigeria's central bank said on Tuesday it had injected $210 million into the interbank foreign exchange market, extending efforts to improve liquidity and alleviate dollar shortages.  Full story
19h33 Bitcoin rose to a six-week high on Tuesday on positive headlines that included the possible entry of major financial institutions into the space, lifting sentiment on the overall cryptocurrency market.  Full story
18h22 German lighting group Osram stepped up cutbacks and slashed its guidance for adjusted core profit and earnings per share in fiscal 2018, citing a weak dollar and slower business development.. . .  Full story
17h47 The pound gained on Monday, breaking a five-day losing streak, after news about a possible takeover of a British pharmaceutical company encouraged investors to put concerns about the British economy to one side.. . .  Full story
17h38 Most Latin American currencies bounced back on Tuesday from a sell-off as U.S. bond yields steadied, but political uncertainty drove the Brazilian real to its weakest level in 16 months. Emerging. . .  Full story
17h37 Inflationary risks in the rapidly growing Czech economy are somewhat tilted to the upside but there is no need to raise interest rates immediately, the central bank's Vojtech Benda said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
17h18 A gauge of world stocks dipped on Tuesday, relinquishing earlier gains after U.S. bond yields crossed the three percent threshold for the first time in four years, while oil prices stretched above the $75. . .  Full story
17h07 The U.S. dollar and euro were largely unchanged on Tuesday morning as the 10-year Treasury yield broke through the psychologically significant barrier of 3 percent.. . .  Full story
16h13 Central European currencies traded around four-week lows against the euro on Tuesday as U.S. Treasury yields hit multi-year highs, while Hungary's central bank reaffirmed its loose policy. The forint, the Czech. . .  Full story
15h39 The Canadian dollar edged higher against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday after hitting a three-week low, as oil prices held near three-year highs and the greenback consolidated its recent gains.. . .  Full story
14h18 The Sri Lankan rupee hit an all-time low on Tuesday, as dollar demand from importers outpaced selling of the U.S. currency by exporters, dealers said.. . .  Full story
12h59 Indonesia's central bank has been buying sovereign bonds and selling foreign currency in "quite a sizeable amount" to halt the rupiah's depreciation since last week and will continue to stabilise the currency, its governor said. . .  Full story
12h52 London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) reported higher quarterly income on Tuesday, amid growing signs it is making peace with an influential activist investor after a turbulent 2017.. . .  Full story
12h14 South Korea's economy is expected to have returned to growth in the first quarter as exports of memory chips were strong enough to partly offset a steep decline in construction investment.. . .  Full story
11h55 The uncertainty being generated by U.S. trade tariffs is already hurting investment in the global economy and could do serious damage to world growth, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
11h25 Retreating U.S. Treasury yields and stronger commodity prices helped emerging currencies bounce back on Tuesday but equities were treading water with technology stocks suffering amid increasing concerns over smartphone demand.. . .  Full story
10h47 Japan's Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co said on Tuesday it plans to increase holdings of both currency-hedged and unhedged foreign bonds in the fiscal year ending March 2019, as the insurer retains its emphasis on. . .  Full story
10h28 One in five financial institutions is considering trading cryptocurrencies within the next 12 months, a survey published by Thomson Reuters on Tuesday found.. . .  Full story
10h27 Sterling fell on Tuesday to its lowest since mid-March, its sixth consecutive daily fall, as the dollar rebounded and investors worried about the performance of the British economy.. . .  Full story
08h52 Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index fell to a one-week low on Tuesday. The Korean won weakened to its four-week closing low due to rising U.S. Treasury yields and. . .  Full story
08h38 Most emerging Asian currencies weakened on Tuesday as rising U.S. bond yields boosted the dollar, dampening interest in riskier assets. The dollar set a three-month high against a basket of currencies,. . .  Full story
08h30 Less than two weeks after the latest round of U.S. sanctions plunged Russia's rouble to 16-month lows, some global funds have already stepped back in to buy rouble-denominated sovereign bonds and take advantage of. . .  Full story
08h00 In December, as news reports emerged about potential new U.S. sanctions against Russia, aluminium magnate Oleg Deripaska instructed advisers to draw up contingency plans, according to people close to the businessman and his firms.. . .  Full story
07h35 Japan's Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co plans to mainly invest in foreign credit products for this fiscal year, a senior company executive said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
06h52 China's yuan edged up against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday as companies continued to sell dollars and lock in profits after the greenback hit a three-month high. The People's Bank of. . .  Full story
06h01 Thirty-two percent of insurers plan to maintain or increase their investments in private equity in the next 12 months to boost returns, a survey of 300 executives overseeing more than $10 trillion in insurance assets. . .  Full story
05h23 The three-month interbank rate in Hong Kong hit its highest since late 2008 on Tuesday, as the financial hub's currency hovered near the weak end of its trading band with the U.S. dollar.. . .  Full story
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04h59 The Australian dollar broke below key chart support to hit a four-month trough on Tuesday and its New Zealand cousin extended losses to a six straight session as the greenback got a boost from. . .  Full story
04h42 Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index slipped on Tuesday. The Korean won weakened as rising U.S.. . .  Full story
04h04 Australian consumer prices stayed soft last quarter as core inflation began a third year below the central bank's target, cementing expectations any hike in interest rates is a long distance off.. . .  Full story
01h00 Hamstrung by a renewed slump in volatility and lack of clear market direction, FX and bond speculators are making historically big bets on a lower dollar and higher yields.. . .  Full story
23/04 In December, as news reports emerged about potential new U.S. sanctions against Russia, aluminium magnate Oleg Deripaska instructed advisers to draw up contingency plans, according to people close to the businessman and his firms.. . .  Full story
23/04 A gauge of global equity markets declined on Monday as U.S. bond yields moved closer to the 3 percent level that has unsettled investors in recent months, while a fall in commodity prices pressured. . .  Full story

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