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Meghan defeats Harry in New Zealand gumboot toss

Meghan defeats Harry in New Zealand gumboot toss

Published 30/10/2018

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan threw rubber gumboots on Tuesday as children cheered in a competition in New Zealand’s largest [more…]

Dollar holds firms, yuan at 10-year low on fresh Sino-U.S. trade…

Dollar holds firms, yuan at 10-year low on fresh Sino-U.S. trade…

Published 30/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar held most of its overnight gains against a basket of its key rivals, with Tuesday’s trade supported by a safe [more…]

Insurers call for delay in prising open ‘black box’ accounts

Insurers call for delay in prising open ‘black box’ accounts

Published 17/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Insurers from across the world have called for amendments and a two-year delay to a change in accounting rules aimed at increasing [more…]

USITC to investigate Resmed for alleged patent infringement

USITC to investigate Resmed for alleged patent infringement

Published 06/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) said on Friday it would investigate California-based Resmed Inc for a patent infringement complaint related to [more…]

Duchess Meghan makes first royal solo outing for art exhibition

Duchess Meghan makes first royal solo outing for art exhibition

Published 27/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Meghan Markle attended the opening of London’s new “Oceania” exhibition on Tuesday evening in what was her first royal solo outing since [more…]

U.N. debut for New Zealand’s ‘First Baby’: diaper change, peace summit

U.N. debut for New Zealand’s ‘First Baby’: diaper change, peace summit

Published 26/09/2018

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - With a mock security pass that lists her as the “First Baby” of New Zealand, 3-month-old Neve Te Aroha made her [more…]

Rumor has it Chinese 17-year-old wants to be a billionaire

Rumor has it Chinese 17-year-old wants to be a billionaire

Published 12/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s crackdown on online rumor-mongers and fraud has snared a fresh target - a 17-year-old junior high school dropout who pretended to [more…]

Dollar dips on trade optimism, U.S.-China talks awaited

Dollar dips on trade optimism, U.S.-China talks awaited

Published 20/08/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar sagged on Monday as investor demand for the safe-haven currency receded on optimism over a reduction in U.S.-China trade tensions, [more…]

Dollar remains steady after U.S. jobs data, focus on yuan

Dollar remains steady after U.S. jobs data, focus on yuan

Published 06/08/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar held firm against a basket of its peers on Monday after U.S. job data reinforced investors’ expectations the Federal Reserve [more…]

‘Nice to be back’: NZ Prime Minister Ardern returns to capital…

‘Nice to be back’: NZ Prime Minister Ardern returns to capital…

Published 06/08/2018

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned on Monday to Parliament to run her first Cabinet meeting, six weeks after giving birth [more…]