Natsuko Waki
Natsuko Waki works from London. Senior investment writer at Pictet Asset Management. Formerly a correspondent at Reuters. Views are my own Natsuko Waki has over 1666 followers on Twitter.
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/ 25 February 2008

Stocks, dollar rise on bond insurer rescue hopes

World stocks and the dollar rose on Monday as talk of a rescue plan for a United States bond insurer and comments that Qatar is interested in investing in European banks eased concerns about the banking industry. Energy and commodity prices remained firm, with geopolitical concerns in Iran and Turkey lifting oil prices above a barrel.