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World shares fall as Hong Kong violence unnerves investors

World shares fall as Hong Kong violence unnerves investors

Published 11/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares across the globe fell on Monday, buffeted by escalating violence in Hong Kong that pushed Asian stocks to their worst day [more…]

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales hit $30 billion, on track for record

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales hit $30 billion, on track for record

Published 11/11/2019

HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Chinese retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday that sales for its annual Singles’ Day shopping blitz crossed the $30 [more…]

China’s auto industry discusses ways to boost rural car sales: sources

China’s auto industry discusses ways to boost rural car sales: sources

Published 11/11/2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s auto industry executives met with government officials over the weekend to discuss ways to promote higher car sales in rural areas, [more…]

‘Midway’ Defeats ‘Doctor Sleep’ in Surprise Box Office Upset

‘Midway’ Defeats ‘Doctor Sleep’ in Surprise Box Office Upset

Published 10/11/2019

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - In a surprise box office win, Roland Emmerich’s World War II epic “Midway” took down the competition in North America to [more…]

Video game ‘Legends’ do battle for $1 million

Video game ‘Legends’ do battle for $1 million

Published 08/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Two teams of young video gamers from Europe and China will do virtual battle on Sunday - and there’s more than $1 [more…]

Olympics: Placido Domingo pulls out of cultural event, cites ‘complexity’

Olympics: Placido Domingo pulls out of cultural event, cites ‘complexity’

Published 08/11/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Opera singer Placido Domingo has withdrawn from a pre-Olympics theatrical event set for next spring, he said in a statement issued by [more…]

Moon, Abe back dialogue to resolve South Korea-Japan dispute

Moon, Abe back dialogue to resolve South Korea-Japan dispute

Published 04/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Monday suggested high-level talks to resolve a deepening political and trade row with Japan during a [more…]

North Korea, U.S. could hold talks in mid-November: South Korea lawmaker

North Korea, U.S. could hold talks in mid-November: South Korea lawmaker

Published 04/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea and the United States could hold another round of working-level talks as soon as mid-November to expedite progress before a [more…]

Euro dips before Lagarde speaks but hopes for tariff reprieve lend support

Euro dips before Lagarde speaks but hopes for tariff reprieve lend support

Published 04/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro edged down on Monday as investors awaited Christine Lagarde’s first speech as European Central Bank president, but hopes that the [more…]

Asia-wide trade pact on course despite India, Thailand says

Asia-wide trade pact on course despite India, Thailand says

Published 04/11/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Asian countries held conclusive talks on what could be the world’s biggest trade pact and there will be an announcement of success [more…]