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Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries

Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries

Published 12/08/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Worries that a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession weighed on Asian equities on Monday, [more…]

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests

Published 12/08/2019

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK) fell more than 4% to close to a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong [more…]

Take Five: The devil’s in the data

Take Five: The devil’s in the data

Published 12/08/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - 1/ READY FOR A SCARY EURO ZONE GDP SHOW? Fears of a major downturn in euro zone powerhouse Germany grew this week [more…]

Bayer mediator dismisses report of $8 billion Roundup settlement

Bayer mediator dismisses report of $8 billion Roundup settlement

Published 10/08/2019

NEW YORK/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup [more…]

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores

Published 09/08/2019

(Reuters) - Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos [more…]

Precious metal funds reap fourth biggest weekly inflows as…

Precious metal funds reap fourth biggest weekly inflows as…

Published 09/08/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Precious metal funds recorded the fourth-largest inflows ever in the week to Wednesday and investment-grade funds sucked in money, Bank of America [more…]

Investors embrace ESG investing but don’t target gun stocks

Investors embrace ESG investing but don’t target gun stocks

Published 09/08/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Two new BlackRock Inc funds that exclude gun makers are off to slow starts as socially-minded investors embrace other products addressing a [more…]

No Lyft for Uber shares after results fall short

No Lyft for Uber shares after results fall short

Published 09/08/2019

(Reuters) - Shares of Uber Inc fell 10% in early trading on Friday after the ride-hailing service missed most Wall Street targets in its quarterly [more…]

U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds post largest weekly outflow…

U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds post largest weekly outflow…

Published 08/08/2019

(Reuters) - U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds posted more than $4 billion of outflows in the week ended Wednesday, the largest weekly cash withdrawals since [more…]

U.S. small-cap stocks under renewed threat from tariffs

U.S. small-cap stocks under renewed threat from tariffs

Published 08/08/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last week’s announcement of more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods may have undermined the prospects for small-cap stocks to rebound this [more…]