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Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

Published 18/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will almost certainly face legal challenges over his decision to declare a national emergency to get additional funding for [more…]

Russian court orders Baring Vostok founder to be held for 72 hours

Russian court orders Baring Vostok founder to be held for 72 hours

Published 15/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Friday ordered Baring Vostok’s founder Michael Calvey to be kept in custody for 72 hours following his detention [more…]

Skeptical EU ready to help May with Brexit package: Ireland’s Coveney

Skeptical EU ready to help May with Brexit package: Ireland’s Coveney

Published 15/02/2019

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has increased doubt among European Union states that she can seal a [more…]

House advances border security funds toward final passage

House advances border security funds toward final passage

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved the rules for debating a bill to avert another partial federal government shutdown by [more…]

Senate passes border security bill, sends to House

Senate passes border security bill, sends to House

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to avert another partial government shutdown with bipartisan spending legislation that funds new barriers for [more…]

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks fell for a third straight day on Friday, and were set for their first weekly loss in seven, as investors [more…]

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Published 08/02/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A key euro zone banking supervision role is set to go unfilled for an indefinite time after ECB chief Mario Draghi failed [more…]

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank merger talk ‘speculation’: German…

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank merger talk ‘speculation’: German…

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he was in talks with banks about their future and called reports of a [more…]

Investors pump record amounts of cash in emerging markets: BAML

Investors pump record amounts of cash in emerging markets: BAML

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors pumped record high volumes of cash into emerging markets shares and bonds in the past week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch [more…]

Slowing global economic growth to deter U.S. rate hikes: RBC’s Bishop

Slowing global economic growth to deter U.S. rate hikes: RBC’s Bishop

Published 07/02/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. central bankers are done raising domestic interest rates amid signals from Asia and Europe that global economic growth is sputtering, [more…]