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European shares boosted by tech- all eyes on upcoming data

European shares boosted by tech- all eyes on upcoming data

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - Technology stocks drove European shares higher on Tuesday, but sentiment was shaky ahead of key economic readings that are likely to indicate an [more…]

Big Oil’s patchy deals record casts shadow over green makeover

Big Oil’s patchy deals record casts shadow over green makeover

Published 01/09/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - As major oil companies prepare to spend billions on renewable energy assets to stay relevant in a low-carbon future, the industry’s patchy [more…]

Highlights: U.S. Open day one

Highlights: U.S. Open day one

Published 01/09/2020

NEW YORK(Reuters) - Highlights of the first day at the U.S. Open on Monday (times ET- GMT-4). The Grand Slam, the second this year after [more…]

Payment holiday parachute might COVID-proof government bonds, top fund says

Payment holiday parachute might COVID-proof government bonds, top fund says

Published 26/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The option of a one-time payment holiday during times of intense crisis might enable countries to pandemic-proof their bonds, a prominent debt [more…]

Back to the paddy fields. COVID smashes Indian middle-class dreams

Back to the paddy fields. COVID smashes Indian middle-class dreams

Published 17/08/2020

DUTTA NAGAR, India (Reuters) - Until late March, Ashish Kumar was helping to make plastic boxes for Ferrero Rocher praline chocolates and the plastic spoons [more…]

Motorcycling: Rossi urges riders to control aggression after ‘terrifying’ crash

Motorcycling: Rossi urges riders to control aggression after ‘terrifying’ crash

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi has urged riders who make their way up to the premier class to exercise caution when fighting for track positions [more…]

Raphael did a nose-job in self-portrait, face reconstruction suggests

Raphael did a nose-job in self-portrait, face reconstruction suggests

Published 11/08/2020

ROME (Reuters) - Raphael probably didn’t like his nose, and replaced it with an idealised version in his famous self-portrait. That is the conclusion of [more…]

Equinor appoints new CEO to speed up renewable investments

Equinor appoints new CEO to speed up renewable investments

Published 10/08/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Equinor (EQNR.OL) on Monday announced the appointment of Anders Opedal as chief executive effective from Nov. 2 as the Norwegian oil and [more…]

European stocks flat as tech losses offset China data optimism

European stocks flat as tech losses offset China data optimism

Published 10/08/2020

(Reuters) - European shares were largely flat on Monday as renewed U.S.-China tensions hit technology stocks, but a slowing decline in China’s producer prices and [more…]

Coronavirus accelerates European utilities’ digital drive

Coronavirus accelerates European utilities’ digital drive

Published 10/08/2020

MILAN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - When COVID-19 plunged Italy into lockdown, it was decision time at the Verampio power station. The control room, which runs a fleet [more…]