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Asian shares extend global recovery as volatility subsides

Asian shares extend global recovery as volatility subsides

Published 19/02/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares gained on Monday, joining a global recovery for equity markets as sentiment improved gradually from a recent shakeout that was [more…]

ECB stops all ABLV Bank payments amid U.S. corruption probe

ECB stops all ABLV Bank payments amid U.S. corruption probe

Published 19/02/2018

A security guard speaks on her mobile phone at the head office of the ABLV Bank in Riga, Latvia February 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ints KalninsFRANKFURT (Reuters) [more…]

Alpine skiing: Vonn is downhill favorite, says rival Goggia

Alpine skiing: Vonn is downhill favorite, says rival Goggia

Published 19/02/2018

Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women’s Downhill Training - Jeongseon Alpine Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 19, 2018 - Sofia [more…]

Figure skating: Record-breaking Virtue, Moir dance into first place

Figure skating: Record-breaking Virtue, Moir dance into first place

Published 19/02/2018

Figure Skating - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Ice Dance short dance competition - Gangneung Ice Arena - Gangneung, South Korea - February 19, 2018 [more…]

Portrait of Thai royal insult exile sold to help activists

Portrait of Thai royal insult exile sold to help activists

Published 19/02/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A portrait of a prominent critic of the Thai monarchy was sold in an online auction for $6,745, which will go into [more…]

Oil hits highest in nearly two weeks on Asian equity recovery

Oil hits highest in nearly two weeks on Asian equity recovery

Published 19/02/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices extended gains to hit their highest level in nearly two weeks on Monday, buoyed as Asian shares joined a global [more…]

Alpine skiing: Venier sets women’s downhill pace with Goggia, Vonn…

Alpine skiing: Venier sets women’s downhill pace with Goggia, Vonn…

Published 19/02/2018

Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women’s Downhill Training - Jeongseon Alpine Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 19, 2018 - Stephanie [more…]

‘Three Billboards’ leads the pack at politically edged BAFTA awards

‘Three Billboards’ leads the pack at politically edged BAFTA awards

Published 19/02/2018

Martin McDonagh, Peter Czernin, Sam Rockwell and Graham Broadbent, pose with Frances McDormand, as they hold their trophies for Best Film for 'Three Billboards Outside [more…]

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

Published 19/02/2018

Relatives of passengers who were believed to have been killed in a plane crash react near the town of Semirom, Iran, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Tasnim [more…]

Gearing up for rate hike, UK households turn gloomier on finances:…

Gearing up for rate hike, UK households turn gloomier on finances:…

Published 19/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A woman shops in a supermarket in London, Britain April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - British households’ gloom about their finances [more…]