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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…]

Hong Kong applauds its financial prowess amid protests

Hong Kong applauds its financial prowess amid protests

Published 13/01/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam and top finance officials praised the Chinese-ruled city’s resilience as a global financial hub on [more…]

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Published 13/01/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Libya’s warring rival leaders will hold peace talks in Moscow on Monday alongside representatives from Russia and Turkey, Russian news agencies cited [more…]

Walmart sacks 56 executives in India as part of restructuring

Walmart sacks 56 executives in India as part of restructuring

Published 13/01/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Walmart Inc, the world’s largest retailer, has fired 56 of its executives in India as it restructures in the country. The [more…]

Walmart India says eight senior staff among 56 executives fired

Walmart India says eight senior staff among 56 executives fired

Published 13/01/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT.N), the world’s largest retailer, has fired 56 of its India executives including eight from senior management, Krish Iyer, [more…]

Ford’s China vehicle sales drop 26% in third straight year of decline

Ford’s China vehicle sales drop 26% in third straight year of decline

Published 13/01/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) China vehicle sales fell for a third consecutive year, by 26.1%, as it battles a prolonged overall sales [more…]

Warren, Sanders campaigns spar in rare show of discord between progressive Democratic contenders

Warren, Sanders campaigns spar in rare show of discord between progressive Democratic contenders

Published 12/01/2020

DAVENPORT, Iowa/MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (Reuters) - A rare sign of discord emerged on Sunday between progressive Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders over a [more…]

Saudi Aramco raises IPO to record $29.4 billion by over-allotment of shares

Saudi Aramco raises IPO to record $29.4 billion by over-allotment of shares

Published 12/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - State-owned oil company Saudi Aramco said on Sunday it had exercised its “greenshoe option” to sell an additional 450 million shares, raising [more…]

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Published 12/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine on Tuesday when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump [more…]

Man infected with mystery virus in China dies after outbreak

Man infected with mystery virus in China dies after outbreak

Published 11/01/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A 61-year-old man has died from pneumonia in the central Chinese city of Wuhan after an outbreak of a yet to be [more…]