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Aussie dollar, yuan fall on concerns about China slowdown

Aussie dollar, yuan fall on concerns about China slowdown

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The Australian dollar and kiwi dollar, gauges of global risk appetite, fell on Monday on fears of a slowdown in China’s economy [more…]

Factbox: Tennis – Simona Halep v Kaia Kanepi

Factbox: Tennis – Simona Halep v Kaia Kanepi

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - A look at the records of Romanian Simona Halep and Estonian Kaia Kanepi before their first-round match at the Australian Open on Tuesday [more…]

German antitrust watchdog to act against Facebook: report

German antitrust watchdog to act against Facebook: report

Published 13/01/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s antitrust watchdog plans to order Facebook to stop gathering some user data, a newspaper reported on Sunday. The Federal Cartel Office, [more…]

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests could shake up euro zone bond markets

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests could shake up euro zone bond markets

Published 11/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - France’s response to “yellow vest” protests could be a turning point for euro zone bond markets if it kicks off an era [more…]

Euro, commodity-linked currencies boosted by U.S.-China trade optimism

Euro, commodity-linked currencies boosted by U.S.-China trade optimism

Published 09/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and commodity-linked currencies rose on Wednesday as optimism over U.S.-China trade negotiations improved investor sentiment and encouraged some selling of [more…]

Yen rises vs dollar on weak data- Swiss franc gains

Yen rises vs dollar on weak data- Swiss franc gains

Published 28/12/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The Japanese yen gained half a percent against the dollar on Friday as investors cut back positions in risky assets after a [more…]

Few turn out for French ‘yellow vest’ protests, driver dies at road…

Few turn out for French ‘yellow vest’ protests, driver dies at road…

Published 22/12/2018

TOULOUSE/PARIS, France (Reuters) - A man died in southern France on Friday when his car hit a truck at a road block erected by “Yellow [more…]

Italy parliament approves corruption crackdown in win for 5-Star

Italy parliament approves corruption crackdown in win for 5-Star

Published 18/12/2018

ROME (Reuters) - The Italian parliament on Tuesday approved a package of measures to crack down on public sector corruption and improve the efficiency of [more…]

German government accepts court ruling on Brexit, regrets looming…

German government accepts court ruling on Brexit, regrets looming…

Published 10/12/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government accepts a ruling by the European Union’s top court that the United Kingdom can unilaterally revoke its divorce notice, [more…]

French finance minister breaks out of Eurogroup meeting for urgent…

French finance minister breaks out of Eurogroup meeting for urgent…

Published 03/12/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire broke out of a meeting on Monday in Brussels with his euro zone counterparts to return [more…]