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Dollar heads towards three-month lows before Fed meeting- Draghi eyed

Dollar heads towards three-month lows before Fed meeting- Draghi eyed

Published 18/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar weakened against its rivals on Tuesday, heading back towards a recent three-month low before a U.S. central bank meeting gets [more…]

Oil prices slip for second day on global growth worries

Oil prices slip for second day on global growth worries

Published 18/06/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday on signs that global economic growth is being hit by the U.S.-China trade [more…]

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower

Published 18/06/2019

TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy [more…]

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle

Published 18/06/2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as [more…]

Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil…

Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil…

Published 18/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Energy major Total said its new supercomputer - which has propelled it to a world ranking as the most powerful computer in [more…]

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what [more…]

Don’t open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Middle East, China warns

Don’t open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Middle East, China warns

Published 18/06/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government’s top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a “Pandora’s Box” in the Middle East, as [more…]

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Published 18/06/2019

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Opening arguments are set to begin on Tuesday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL court-martialed on charges of murdering [more…]

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat

Published 18/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Sixteen of the world’s biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube to do more [more…]

Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader…

Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader…

Published 18/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superhero blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame” was the top winner at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Monday in a show marked [more…]