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Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Northern Chile on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said, with local [more…]

Euro, euro zone bond markets hold out hope for recovery fund, stocks cautious

Euro, euro zone bond markets hold out hope for recovery fund, stocks cautious

Published 20/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and euro zone bond markets held out hope European Union leaders would strike a deal on a recovery fund for [more…]

Europe turns red as bulls run out of charge

Europe turns red as bulls run out of charge

Published 09/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock market bulls were forced to a halt on Tuesday and high-flying currencies like the euro and Australian dollar lost altitude, as [more…]

Copper takes aim at COVID-19 with virus-killer coatings

Copper takes aim at COVID-19 with virus-killer coatings

Published 08/05/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - At an outer suburban manufacturing plant, engineer Byron Kennedy is resetting a machine to spray-print a layer of copper on to a [more…]

Chilean telescopes that explore galaxies brought down to earth by coronavirus

Chilean telescopes that explore galaxies brought down to earth by coronavirus

Published 02/04/2020

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean telescopes that comb the skies seeking answers about some of the universe´s most fundamental questions have confirmed they, too, have fallen [more…]

Take Five: In sickness and in health

Take Five: In sickness and in health

Published 17/02/2020

(Reuters) - 1/CHINA ON SICK LEAVE A leap in coronavirus cases in Hubei gave markets pause, for all of 24 hours. Then attention shifted back [more…]

Exclusive: Top lithium miner seeks to monitor water scarcity in parched Chile salt flat

Exclusive: Top lithium miner seeks to monitor water scarcity in parched Chile salt flat

Published 10/02/2020

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - With residents and courts ringing the alarm about depleted water supplies in Chile’s Atacama salt flat, the world’s top lithium miner Albemarle [more…]

Virus worries wipe $420 billion off China’s stock market

Virus worries wipe $420 billion off China’s stock market

Published 03/02/2020

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Investors erased $420 billion from China’s benchmark stock index on Monday, sold the yuan and dumped commodities as fears about the [more…]

Bolivia exiled ex-president Morales calls on radio for armed militias

Bolivia exiled ex-president Morales calls on radio for armed militias

Published 13/01/2020

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Bolivia´s exiled former president Evo Morales on Sunday defended a call he made for the formation of armed groups, a recording [more…]

Factbox: How China tariffs on U.S. commodities, energy stand after ‘phase one’ trade deal

Factbox: How China tariffs on U.S. commodities, energy stand after ‘phase one’ trade deal

Published 16/12/2019

BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China and the United States have agreed terms of a “phase one” trade deal under which Washington reduced some tariffs and Beijing [more…]