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Brexit versus public services: Rival British leaders make final campaign push

Brexit versus public services: Rival British leaders make final campaign push

Published 09/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson will travel to the heartlands of Brexit Britain in a final campaign blitz ahead of Thursday’s election, as [more…]

‘Business rescue’ was only viable option for South African Airways’ survival: Ramaphosa

‘Business rescue’ was only viable option for South African Airways’ survival: Ramaphosa

Published 09/12/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Airways (SAA) had to be placed on “business rescue” because there was no other viable and financially workable option to [more…]

Asian shares buoyed by strong U.S. job data, China worry caps gains

Asian shares buoyed by strong U.S. job data, China worry caps gains

Published 09/12/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data, although regional gains were [more…]

Italy PM defends reform of euro zone bailout fund but seeks concessions

Italy PM defends reform of euro zone bailout fund but seeks concessions

Published 02/12/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told parliament on Monday a contested reform of the euro zone’s bailout fund was in Italy’s national interest, [more…]

Germany’s Scholz to carry on as finance minister despite SPD defeat

Germany’s Scholz to carry on as finance minister despite SPD defeat

Published 02/12/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s Olaf Scholz will carry on for now as finance minister despite losing a bid to lead his Social Democratic Party because [more…]

Stocks rally on Chinese data boost, cautious trade optimism

Stocks rally on Chinese data boost, cautious trade optimism

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets rebounded on Monday as decent manufacturing data in China and renewed optimism over a trade deal eroded some of the [more…]

U.S. stock funds see fourth straight week of outflows: Lipper

U.S. stock funds see fourth straight week of outflows: Lipper

Published 29/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. equity stock funds saw $390 million in outflows in the week ended on Wednesday, the fourth straight week of outflows [more…]

Asia shares find footing as mood swings on trade

Asia shares find footing as mood swings on trade

Published 25/11/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares staged a cautious rally on Monday as investors dared to hope for some progress in the endless Sino-U.S. trade dispute, [more…]

U.S. stock funds lose $3.6 billion in week: Lipper

U.S. stock funds lose $3.6 billion in week: Lipper

Published 21/11/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. equity funds saw $3.6 billion in outflows in the week ended on Wednesday, according to data released on Thursday by Lipper. U.S. [more…]