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Reassuring Chinese data nudges shares higher

Reassuring Chinese data nudges shares higher

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Surprisingly upbeat economic soundings from China lifted the global markets mood on Monday, pushing world shares toward an 18-month high and steering [more…]

Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ crushes ‘crawl,’ ‘stuber’

Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ crushes ‘crawl,’ ‘stuber’

Published 15/07/2019

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home” claimed victory again during its second weekend in theaters, dominating over new releases, Paramount’s gator thriller [more…]

BOJ warns of trade war impact on regional Japan, keeps assessment…

BOJ warns of trade war impact on regional Japan, keeps assessment…

Published 08/07/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan on Monday cut its assessment on factory output for two of the country’s nine regions and warned that [more…]

South Korea’s Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs

South Korea’s Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs

Published 08/07/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea as a row [more…]

Asian shares stumble as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts

Asian shares stumble as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts

Published 08/07/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares were a sea of red on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a [more…]

BOJ Osaka branch head: External demand to rebound from soft patch

BOJ Osaka branch head: External demand to rebound from soft patch

Published 08/07/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - External demand is likely to rebound from its current soft patch in the latter half of this year, a senior Bank of [more…]

China tech giant Baidu partners with Geely, Toyota

China tech giant Baidu partners with Geely, Toyota

Published 08/07/2019

(This July 4 story corrects to remove reference to self-driving push in headline) BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s top search engine operator Baidu Inc has joined [more…]

Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ debuts with heroic $185…

Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ debuts with heroic $185…

Published 07/07/2019

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Superheroes were once again around to save the day as “Spider-Man: Far From Home” ignited a much-needed boost in the domestic [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank’s $2.25 billion investment in…

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank’s $2.25 billion investment in…

Published 06/07/2019

(Reuters) - Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a [more…]

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime…

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime…

Published 01/07/2019

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute [more…]