Volatility in Brazil’s real rose to a two-month high amid increasing aversion to riskier assets as China’s efforts to prop up its stock market failed to quell investor concern that the global economy is faltering.
Euro zone core inflation slowed for the second month in a row in December, a big headache for the European Central Bank, which has printed hundreds of billions of euros to kick-start price growth with little to show for it.
The price of oil fell on Tuesday, hit by a round of bearish economic data out of the U.S. and China that raised questions over demand for crude in an oversupplied market.
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