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15:30
Indonesian central bank springs surprise, cuts rates

Indonesia's central bankers surprised financial markets by lowering interest rates in South-East Asia's largest economy on Tuesday with some economists anticipating further cuts.

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13:08
Europe midday: Stocks retrace losses, hedge fund managers skittish
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Stocks are retracing their losses from the previous day with the aid of a dip in the single currency's value as investors bide their time ahead of the start of the US central bank's annual Jackson Hole symposium on Thursday.

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10:38
Weaker exports, auto scandal weigh on German economic confidence, ZEW says
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Experts' outlook for the German economy soured in August amid a weaker than-expected export performance by the country and a widening scandal in the automobile sector.

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09:44
Europe open: Stocks retrace previous day's losses
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Stocks are retracing their losses from the previous day as investors bide their time ahead of the start of the US central bank's annual Jackson Hole symposium on Thursday.

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09:10
BHP Billiton puts US shale assets on the block
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BHP Billiton gave into pressure from shareholders, putting its US onshore oil assets on the block and deferring plans to move forward in potash.

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21 Aug
Europe close: Stocks down on euro gains, geopolitical angst
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Stocks finished the day lower amid aggressive rhetoric out of North Korea as the US and South Korean militaries kicked-off their annual 10-day joint exercises and a bounce in the single currency's value.

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21 Aug
London close: Stocks flat ahead of Jackson Hole amid geopolitical nerves
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London stocks ended on a mixed note at the start of the week as investors remained cautious amid geopolitical tensions.

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21 Aug
US open: Stocks flat ahead of Trump speech on Afghanistan
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Wall Street was trading in mixed fashion ahead of a speech from the US president on Monday evening in which he was expected to outline his new strategy for the war in Afghanistan.

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21 Aug
Goldman Sachs cuts revenue estimates for Paddy Power Betfair
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Analysts at Goldman Sachs lowered their revenue forecasts for Paddy Power Betfair following the company's latest set of interims even as they touted the bookmaker's "strong" cash-generation ability.

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21 Aug
Europe midday: Stocks come off lows, Jackson Hole in focus
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Stocks are holding in the red but have come off their lows of the session despite renewed aggressive rhetoric out of North Korea as the US and South Korean militaries kicked-off their annual 10-day joint exercises.

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21 Aug
Europe open: Stocks slip amid geopolitical tensions in Far East
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Stocks have started the morning lower, with aggressive rhetoric out of North Korea ahead of joint US-South Korea military exercises weighing on sentiment amid a sparse economic calendar at the start of the week.

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21 Aug
TBC Bank post big increase in 1H profits as economy speeds ahead
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TBC Bank, the main holding company for Bank of Georgia, reported a sharp increase in profits as business surged on the back of buoyant economic growth.

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19 Aug
US close: Stocks end lower despite Bannon departure
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Wall Street slipped slight lower heading into the weekend as traders tried to figure out the implications of recent events on Capitol Hill and weighed the unexpected departure of White House chief strategist Steven Bannon.

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18 Aug
Europe close: Stocks edge slightly higher at the end of the session
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Stocks pared early losses as traders digested a terrorist attack on Barcelona overnight and monitored the news-flow coming from the White House.

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18 Aug
London close: Risk aversion grips FTSE, stocks lower on Trump and Barcelona attacks
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London's FTSE 100 index fell below a key technical level as Friday's session wore on, with travel stocks leading the retreat after the terror attacks in Barcelona and the large cabal of overseas focused companies hit by the dollar's weakness amid renewed concerns about the US Presidency.

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18 Aug
Week ahead: Not everything that happens at Jackson Hole stays there

In the coming week, the spotlight will be on the Federal Reserve bank of Kansas City's Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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18 Aug
US open: Stocks flat heading into the weekend, political ruckus weighs
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Wall Street is essentially flat heading into the weekend after the head of the University of Michigan's consumer confidence survey said recent events in Charlottesville were likely to take their toll on sentiment.

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18 Aug
US consumer confidence rises in August, but University of Michigan sceptical
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Better expectations for the economy overall and for personal financial prospects saw US consumer confidence rise in August, the results of a widely-followed survey showed.

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18 Aug
HSBC slashes target price on Hikma Pharmaceuticals
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Analysts at HSBC slashed their target price for Hikma Pharmaceuticals, telling clients its first half numbers contained lower guidance for generics and a tougher outlook for injectables and branded drugs.

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18 Aug
US pre-open: Stocks edged higher as White House says Cohn to stay
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Wall Street was set for slight gains at the end of the week after the White House announced that National Economic Council director Gary Cohn would not be stepping down.

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