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China picks new leaders for Macau, replaces economy chief

China picks new leaders for Macau, replaces economy chief

Published 02/12/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China has appointed a slate of new officials to head the world’s top gambling hub of Macau, changing key roles including [more…]

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A wave of social unrest across developing countries this year has caught many investors off-guard and is challenging models designed to gauge [more…]

Euro zone inflation rises quicker than expected in November

Euro zone inflation rises quicker than expected in November

Published 29/11/2019

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation accelerated faster than expected in November on a rise in food and services prices, likely comforting European Central Bank [more…]

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties take 390 of 452 district council seats: RTHK

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties take 390 of 452 district council seats: RTHK

Published 25/11/2019

(Reuters) - Hong Kong pro-democracy parties took 390 of 452 district council seats, or nearly 90%, local broadcaster RTHK said on Monday, a day after [more…]

Wall Street Week Ahead: Conditions may be set for Santa Claus rally

Wall Street Week Ahead: Conditions may be set for Santa Claus rally

Published 24/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - (This November 22 story has been refiled to add dropped word in paragraph 12.) A year after the U.S. stock market [more…]

Saudi central bank says Aramco IPO not causing liquidity issues for banks

Saudi central bank says Aramco IPO not causing liquidity issues for banks

Published 24/11/2019

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s central bank is monitoring banking indicators on a daily basis and is not seeing any impact on liquidity from oil [more…]

Saudi central bank governor reiterates banking sector is very liquid

Saudi central bank governor reiterates banking sector is very liquid

Published 24/11/2019

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s banking sector has a high level of liquidity, its central bank governor said on Sunday, as banks in the Gulf [more…]

Shares grind towards record high as China trims key rate

Shares grind towards record high as China trims key rate

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares were close to a record high on Monday, after Beijing surprised markets by trimming a key interest rate for the [more…]

Arcuri says she had ‘very special relationship’ with UK’s Johnson

Arcuri says she had ‘very special relationship’ with UK’s Johnson

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri said on Monday that she had “a very special relationship” with Prime Minister Boris Johnson while he was [more…]

India plans strategic stake sales in 28 state-run companies: minister

India plans strategic stake sales in 28 state-run companies: minister

Published 18/11/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s cabinet has given ‘in-principle’ approval for the sale of strategic stakes in 28 state-run companies including state carrier Air India [more…]