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  1. CANADA STOCKS-Toronto market gives back some recent gains as tech weighs
    Reuters | 04:50 PM EDT

    * TSX ends down 90.87 points, or 0.5%, at 19,578.30. * Technology loses 4.1%; Nuvei (NVEI) tumbles 21.4% * Health care drops 7.9% as cannabis shares slide. * Energy gains 0.6% By Fergal Smith. Canada's main stock index fell on Tuesday, with technology shares leading the move lower ahead of U.S. inflation data expected to set the tone for additional Federal Reserve interest rate increases.

  2. Argentina's central bank likely to raise interest rate this week, say traders
    Reuters | 04:39 PM EDT

    Argentina's central bank is likely to raise its benchmark interest rate by 600 basis points this week to tackle the country's high inflation, market participants told Reuters on Tuesday.

  3. Argentina's central bank likely to raise interest rate this week, say traders
    Reuters | 04:36 PM EDT

    Argentina's central bank is likely to raise its benchmark interest rate by 600 basis points this week to tackle the country's high inflation, market participants told Reuters on Tuesday.

  4. TREASURIES-Yields rise as investors await Wednesday's inflation data
    Reuters | 03:30 PM EDT

    U.S. Treasury yields edged higher on Tuesday as investors waited on highly anticipated inflation data on Wednesday, which will be scrutinized for how aggressively the Federal Reserve might continue ...

  5. Argentina industrial output up 6.9% in June vs a year ago -stats agency
    Reuters | 03:05 PM EDT

    Argentina's industrial output grew 6.9% in June from a year ago in non-seasonally adjusted terms and rose 2.6% in seasonally adjusted terms from May, the government's INDEC statistics agency said on Tuesday.

  6. FOREX-Dollar edges lower as traders await U.S. inflation report
    Reuters | 10:52 AM EDT

    The dollar edged lower on Tuesday in thin summer trading with market participants in wait-and-see mode ahead of key inflation figures that could shed more light on how aggressive the Federal Reserve might be in its expected interest rate hike in September.

  7. Column - U.S. manufacturing activity shows signs of peaking: Kemp
    Reuters | 10:48 AM EDT

    U.S. manufacturing production probably peaked during the second quarter, though the data are noisy and conflicting, and a turning point may not become obvious until September or October. U.S. manufacturing output in June was down by 0.4% compared with March though it was still up by 3.6% compared with the same month a year earlier, estimates prepared by the Federal Reserve Board found.

  8. BRIEF-Bank of Canada to auction C$16 billion of T-bills on Aug. 16
    Reuters | 10:43 AM EDT

    * BANK OF CANADA TO AUCTION C$16 BILLION OF T-BILLS ON AUG. 16, FINAL CALL FOR TENDERS SHOWS. * BANK OF CANADA TO SELL C$9.2 BILLION 98-DAY T-BILLS, C$3.4 BILLION 182-DAY T-BILLS, C$3.4 BILLION 364-DAY T-BILLS Source text for Eikon: https://www.bankofcanada.ca/markets/government-securities-auctions/calls-for-tenders-and-results/regular-treasury-bills/

  9. Bank profitability in Brazil returns to pre-pandemic levels
    Reuters | 09:59 AM EDT

    Brazil's central bank said on Tuesday that bank profitability in the country had returned to pre-pandemic levels in 2021, but said that profits could grow more slowly going forward, mentioning higher loan defaults and funding costs. This was the second best result of the annual data series which started in 2014, with the highest ROE at 16.7% in 2019.

  10. TREASURIES-Yields rise as investors wait for Wednesday's inflation data
    Reuters | 09:27 AM EDT

    U.S. Treasury yields edged higher on Tuesday as investors waited on highly anticipated inflation data on Wednesday, which will be scrutinized for new clues on how aggressively the Federal Reserve ...

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