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Global stocks perch near record highs ahead of U.S.-China trade deal

Global stocks perch near record highs ahead of U.S.-China trade deal

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - World stock markets ticked higher on Monday, hovering just below record levels ahead of the expected signing of a Phase 1 China-U.S. [more…]

China’s yuan leads rally ahead of U.S. trade deal

China’s yuan leads rally ahead of U.S. trade deal

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - China’s yuan led a rally in trade-sensitive currencies on Monday and the Australian dollar recovered some recent losses as the imminent signing [more…]

U.S. officials to visit Britain, pushing for Huawei 5G ban

U.S. officials to visit Britain, pushing for Huawei 5G ban

Published 12/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A delegation of U.S. officials will arrive in Britain on Monday to try to persuade Britain not to use Huawei equipment in [more…]

Safe-haven currencies give back gains as U.S.-Iran situation eases

Safe-haven currencies give back gains as U.S.-Iran situation eases

Published 09/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Safe-haven currencies such as the Japanese yen retreated on Thursday as the United States and Iran backed away from further conflict, with [more…]

Transport app FlixMobility achieves 37% passenger growth in 2019, eyes India

Transport app FlixMobility achieves 37% passenger growth in 2019, eyes India

Published 09/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Transport app FlixMobility reported on Thursday a 37% increase in passenger numbers last year, as Germany’s best-funded tech startup claimed the mantle [more…]

Bulgaria to cull another 40,000 pigs in new African swine fever outbreak

Bulgaria to cull another 40,000 pigs in new African swine fever outbreak

Published 08/01/2020

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Wednesday they would cull 39,656 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a farm [more…]

Strike up the band: Paris orchestra wails at pension reform plans

Strike up the band: Paris orchestra wails at pension reform plans

Published 31/12/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The French capital’s Opera Bastille has been silent for nearly a month because its orchestra is on strike, but on Tuesday the [more…]

Bank of Italy ready to account for Popolare di Bari supervision: Visco to press

Bank of Italy ready to account for Popolare di Bari supervision: Visco to press

Published 23/12/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - The Bank of Italy “positively” fulfilled its supervision duties and is ready to account for its actions on failing lender Banca Popolare [more…]

Twitter suspends accounts linked to Saudi spying case

Twitter suspends accounts linked to Saudi spying case

Published 21/12/2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Weeks after U.S. authorities brought a spying case against three Saudi nationals for digging up dissidents’ personal data at Twitter, the [more…]

Factbox: Trump impeachment – What happens next?

Factbox: Trump impeachment – What happens next?

Published 21/12/2019

(Reuters) - Donald Trump became the third president in U.S. history to be impeached when the House of Representatives formally charged him on Wednesday with [more…]