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Top U.S. mall operator Simon faces pandemic pain

Top U.S. mall operator Simon faces pandemic pain

Published 10/08/2020

(Reuters) - Surging COVID-19 infections in big states like California, Texas and Florida are scaring shoppers away from newly reopened malls, dealing a blow to [more…]

Pay out or stay out? Dividends in doubt as Australian profits catch virus

Pay out or stay out? Dividends in doubt as Australian profits catch virus

Published 10/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian companies are likely to deliver smaller dividends in what is forecast to be the country’s worst earnings season in a decade [more…]

EU top court to rule in landmark Facebook, Schrems privacy case

EU top court to rule in landmark Facebook, Schrems privacy case

Published 13/07/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe’s top court will on Thursday rule on the legality of tools companies use to transfer Europeans’ data around the world, in [more…]

As 2020 presidential contest looms, U.S. Supreme Court mulls power of ‘electors’

As 2020 presidential contest looms, U.S. Supreme Court mulls power of ‘electors’

Published 11/05/2020

(Reuters) - Bret Chiafalo had his bags packed in the weeks following the 2016 U.S. presidential election. If somehow his gambit worked and Donald Trump [more…]

Solid chip sales unlikely to cushion Samsung’s virus-hit first quarter profit

Solid chip sales unlikely to cushion Samsung’s virus-hit first quarter profit

Published 05/04/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - The coronavirus-driven global shift to working from home is set to have boosted demand for Samsung Electronics’ memory chips from laptop makers [more…]

Small miners hungry for fresh capital despite rampant EV enthusiasm

Small miners hungry for fresh capital despite rampant EV enthusiasm

Published 01/03/2020

TORONTO - Small miners hoping to take advantage of demand for battery metals are struggling to convert electric vehicle aficionados into investors, compounding the sector’s [more…]

‘Blessed’ Sandgren hopes to keep dream alive with Federer up next

‘Blessed’ Sandgren hopes to keep dream alive with Federer up next

Published 27/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer continues his quest for a 21st Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Tuesday but for his journeyman opponent [more…]

As businesses hold back, U.S. consumers seen boosting big banks’ profits

As businesses hold back, U.S. consumers seen boosting big banks’ profits

Published 13/01/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Consumer lending is expected to propel profits for big U.S. banks when they unveil fourth-quarter results this week, though stress in [more…]

Singapore seen narrowly dodging recession in third quarter, central bank to ease

Singapore seen narrowly dodging recession in third quarter, central bank to ease

Published 07/10/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s economy likely escaped a technical recession in the third quarter even as growth stayed subdued, weighed down by the prolonged trade [more…]