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EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will seek Asian support for free trade, the Iran nuclear deal and fighting global warming at a regional summit [more…]

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korea’s president spoke of “heart-warming” moves toward peace on the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, a day before he is expected [more…]

Dollar snaps gains as Fed-fuelled rally fizzles

Dollar snaps gains as Fed-fuelled rally fizzles

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar stepped back from a one-week high on Thursday as investors took profits after a rally this week encouraged by upbeat [more…]

Dollar steadies as Fed minutes weigh on stocks, yuan

Dollar steadies as Fed minutes weigh on stocks, yuan

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar held near a one-week high on Thursday and stocks were mixed after minutes showing the Federal Reserve may favor more [more…]

TSMC sees modest fourth quarter revenue growth, shrugs off trade…

TSMC sees modest fourth quarter revenue growth, shrugs off trade…

Published 18/10/2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) (2330.TW) offered a modest fourth-quarter revenue growth outlook, predicting weaker sales of high-performance computers for cryptocurrency mining [more…]

Trump to nominate former Air Force general as top Asia diplomat

Trump to nominate former Air Force general as top Asia diplomat

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department’s top diplomat for East [more…]

Scientists in Chile unveil ‘A Cosmic Titan’ cluster of galaxies

Scientists in Chile unveil ‘A Cosmic Titan’ cluster of galaxies

Published 18/10/2018

By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda (Reuters) - Astronomers peering billions of light years into space have detected the largest, most extensive collection of galaxies ever [more…]

Pompeo visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Pompeo visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A meeting of top U.S. and Chinese diplomats got off to a frosty start on Monday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike [more…]

Dollar extends two-week run of gains, data eyed

Dollar extends two-week run of gains, data eyed

Published 08/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar climbed on Monday, building on last week’s gains as weakness in global markets, led by Chinese equities, and recent strong [more…]

China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

Published 08/10/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shares in Asia slumped Monday as China’s markets stumbled in their first trading day after a one-week holiday even though Beijing’s central [more…]