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No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicines: experts

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicines: experts

Published 12/08/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines [more…]

Oil edges down on lower demand outlook, U.S.-China trade dispute

Oil edges down on lower demand outlook, U.S.-China trade dispute

Published 12/08/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - Oil prices edged lower on Monday amid worries about an economic slowdown and the Sino-U.S. trade war, which have led to a [more…]

Decentralizer Rosengren is ideal man to transform ABB, says chairman

Decentralizer Rosengren is ideal man to transform ABB, says chairman

Published 12/08/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - ABB (ABBN.S) Chairman Peter Voser said he was convinced he had got the right man to transform the Swiss engineering group after [more…]

South Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade ‘white list’

South Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade ‘white list’

Published 12/08/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its “white list” of countries with fast-track trade status from September, [more…]

New Zealand’s PM says government always looking at ways to…

New Zealand’s PM says government always looking at ways to…

Published 12/08/2019

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that spending promised in the annual budget would help stimulate the economy, but [more…]

Australia to spend $340 million on special forces capability

Australia to spend $340 million on special forces capability

Published 12/08/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will spend A$500 million ($340 million) to improve the capability of its special forces troops, the first stage of a $3 [more…]

China July NEV sales down 4.7% year-on-year: industry association

China July NEV sales down 4.7% year-on-year: industry association

Published 12/08/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China fell 4.7% in July from a year earlier, the first drop in more two [more…]

Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries

Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries

Published 12/08/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Worries that a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession weighed on Asian equities on Monday, [more…]

Gymnastics: Biles soars to sixth title at national championships

Gymnastics: Biles soars to sixth title at national championships

Published 12/08/2019

(Reuters) - American Simone Biles reasserted her position as the world’s unrivaled number one gymnast with an amazing winning performance at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships [more…]

MLB roundup: Alvarez’s seven RBIs carry Astros to rout of O’s

MLB roundup: Alvarez’s seven RBIs carry Astros to rout of O’s

Published 12/08/2019

Yordan Alvarez hit three homers, including a grand slam, and drove in seven as the visiting Houston Astros finished with six homers overall and defeated [more…]