EMERGING MARKETS-Trade uncertainty casts a pall on Latam currencies; Brazil's real hits life low

(Updates prices; adds quote, news items) * Brazil’s real hits record low * Beijing ‘pessimistic’ on trade deal -CNBC report * Argentina, Mexico stock markets shut for holiday By Medha Singh and Agamoni Ghosh Nov 18 (Reuters) – Latin American currencies started the week with declines as conflicting headlines surrounding U.S.-China trade talks kept investors on the sidelines, while Brazil’s […]

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EMERGING MARKETS-Chile peso at new low on slow mining data, unrest; other Latam FX drop too

By Susan Mathew Oct 30 (Reuters) – Chile’s peso slumped on Wednesday to an all-time low amid poor mining data and domestic unrest, while other Latin American currencies slipped as investors braced for interest rate decisions from the United States and Brazil. Chile’s peso slid 1.5% to 737.53 to the dollar, an all-time low and stocks tumbled 3.1% to a […]

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EMERGING MARKETS-EM stocks edge higher; lira weakens ahead of c.bank decision

Oct 24 (Reuters) – Emerging-market shares rose on Thursday as tensions related to the U.S.-China trade spat and Brexit eased, while the Turkish lira retreated from previous session’s rally as investors kept a cautious stance ahead of the central bank rate decision. MSCI’s index of emerging market currencies traded marginally higher against a steady dollar with firm currencies in Russia […]

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brexit weighs on stocks; Russia deal lifts Turkish lira

* UK parliament rejects swift decision on Brexit bill * Hong Kong legislature withdraws extradition bill * Russia, Turkey agree to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border * South African inflation slows in September; rand down By Susan Mathew Oct 23 (Reuters) – Emerging-market shares retreated from their highest in more than two months on Wednesday as Britain’s chaotic efforts […]

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