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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…]

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…]

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…]

Creval says to spin off bad loans, triple net profit by 2021

Creval says to spin off bad loans, triple net profit by 2021

Published 18/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian mid-sized lender Creval said on Tuesday it would spin off its bad debts into a separate unit and sell half of [more…]

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain’s new PM

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain’s new PM

Published 18/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former [more…]

Britain’s Hammond ‘prepared to resign’ over May’s spending plans:…

Britain’s Hammond ‘prepared to resign’ over May’s spending plans:…

Published 18/06/2019

(Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond is “prepared to resign” over Prime Minister Theresa May’s legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the [more…]

Pfizer makes $10.6 billion cancer bet in cash deal for Array Biopharma

Pfizer makes $10.6 billion cancer bet in cash deal for Array Biopharma

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Monday it would buy Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash, a deal it hopes will help make [more…]