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Global shares tick up on upbeat China factory reports, trade talk hopes

12 December, 2019 9:40 am 9:40 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global shares rose on Monday and oil rebounded after upbeat China manufacturing surveys and as investors clung to hopes Beijing and Washington could reach a compromise in trade talks. MSCI’s index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS gained 0.46%, reclaiming some of its loss on Friday while Japan’s Nikkei .N225 jumped 1.11%. … Read More


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Australian students kick off global climate change protests

11 November, 2019 3:18 pm 3:18 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of Australian students walked out of class on Friday to join rallies demanding stronger action to rein in climate change, which they said is contributing to the country’s bushfire crisis. Australia has been battling wildfires for weeks, which have killed at least four people, burnt about 2.5 million acres (1 million … Read More


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Dollar, global shares gain as trade worries linger

11 November, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar gained and global equity markets rose on Friday on upbeat US economic data while amicable messages from Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump helped ease recent tensions over the prolonged US-Sino trade war. Government bond yields rose as US manufacturing output accelerated in November to its … Read More


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World stocks close in on record highs on US-China trade deal hopes

11 November, 2019 8:51 am 8:51 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – World stocks rallied to near record highs on Friday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases, a key demand of Beijing for sealing a deal to end a trade war that has slowed economic growth and roiled markets. MSCI’s gauge of stocks across the … Read More


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US-China trade deal in sight after progress in high-level talks

11 November, 2019 9:00 am 9:00 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China said they made progress in talks aimed at defusing a nearly 16-month-long trade war that has harmed the global economy, and US officials said a deal could be signed this month. The Chinese Commerce Ministry said the world’s two largest economies had reached “consensus on principles” during … Read More


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US imposes new restrictions on banned TTP, declares Noor Wali as global ter...

09 September, 2019 8:05 am 8:05 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The United States has imposed new restrictions on the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), declaring Mufti Noor Wali as global terrorist. According to the State Department, Mufti Noor Wali is involved in several terrorist attacks in Pakistan. The US has frozen all assets of Noor Wali. Along with the TPP, the State … Read More


Oil plunges 3% as trade war concerns hit demand outlook

08 August, 2019 12:35 am 12:35 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global oil benchmark Brent futures fell more than 3 per cent on Monday on global growth concerns after US President Donald Trump last week threatened China with more tariffs, which could limit crude demand from the world’s two biggest buyers. Brent crude LCOc1 fell $2.08, or 3.36%, to settle at $59.81 … Read More


Crude oil prices drop as global growth fears weigh

07 July, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Crude oil prices fell on Friday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for global economic growth. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were down 1.1 per cent at $56.71 per barrel by 0042 GMT. Front-month Brent crude futures LCOc1 were down 0.1 per cent at $63.23 per barrel, after closing … Read More


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Harrowing photo of drowned migrants at US border draws global attention

06 June, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

MATAMOROS, Mexico (Reuters) – A harrowing photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the U.S.-Mexico border has brought global attention to the dangers for a wave of mostly Latin American migrants travelling north, with Pope Francis on Wednesday expressing “immense sadness” at the deaths. The picture of Oscar Alberto Martinez and … Read More


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Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, US jobs risks

06 June, 2019 9:06 am 9:06 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets dithered as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the US-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a US jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged 0.04% higher and looked set for another cautious session being … Read More


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Global security officials to hammer out united 5G security approach

05 May, 2019 10:15 pm 10:15 pm

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Global cooperation is key to ensuring the security of 5G networks, cyber security officials said on Thursday at a meeting in Prague aimed at hammering out how to combat threats as nations begin rolling out next-generation telecoms equipment. The United States has been seeking to limit the role of Chinese telecom equipment … Read More


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US drops out of top 20 performers in global corruption index

01 January, 2019 10:45 am 10:45 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – The United States slid four points lower on a global corruption index in 2018, dropping out of the top 20 countries for the first time since 2011, watchdog Transparency International said in a report that cited growing threats to democracy worldwide. The group said its latest report on business leaders’ perceptions of … Read More


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Oil prices fall on worries fuel demand to stall amid slowing global growth

01 January, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices declined on Thursday amid lingering concerns over slowing global economic growth that may limit fuel demand and after a surprise build in US crude inventories. International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $60.89 a barrel at 0352 GMT, down 25 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last settlement, having … Read More


Global financial stability risks rising with trade tensions, IMF says

10 October, 2018 9:55 am 9:55 am

(Reuters) – Risks to the global financial system have risen over the past six months and could increase sharply if pressures in emerging markets escalate or global trade relations deteriorate further, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. The IMF, whose autumn meetings with the World Bank get under way on the Indonesian resort island … Read More


Global shares extend fall on Trump trade threats

09 September, 2018 9:09 am 9:09 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stocks ended August much as they began the month – under the dark cloud of a potentially worsening trade war. A closely watched barometer of equities worldwide fell for a second day  after the United States and Canada failed to reach a trade deal and a report that US President … Read More