Tag Archives: hopes

Gold, oil, soar, US, Iran, trade, threats

Gold accelerates higher on fragile economic recovery hopes

08 August, 2020 11:15 pm 11:15 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gold extended its record-breaking run on Thursday, driven by expectations of more monetary response as surging virus cases continue to pummel the US economy. Spot gold hit an all-time high of $2,069.21 per ounce and was up 1% at $2,059.45 at 11:02 am EDT (1502 GMT). US gold futures also rose … Read More

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Arsenal beat Liverpool 2-1 to end hopes of record points haul

07 July, 2020 9:12 am 9:12 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal capitalised on shocking errors from Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Alisson to beat the champions 2-1 at The Emirates and end their hopes of a record points tally for the Premier League season. The loss means Liverpool, on 93 points, can now only stretch that tally to 99, one short of … Read More

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WHO hopes for hundreds of millions of vaccine doses this year, two billion ...

06 June, 2020 2:19 pm 2:19 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization hopes hundreds of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine can be produced this year and 2 billion doses by the end of 2021, chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Thursday. The WHO is drawing up plans to help decide who should get the first doses once a vaccine … Read More

Oil slips on oversupply fears, but stocks jump on virus slowdown hopes

04 April, 2020 10:22 am 10:22 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil prices skidded on Monday after Saudi-Russian negotiations to cut output were delayed, keeping oversupply concerns alive, while stocks jumped as investors were encouraged by a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new cases. In currency markets, sterling GBP= fell 0.4% early in Asia after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to … Read More

Libya government, dims, hopes, salvaging, UN ceasefire, talks

Libya government dims hopes of salvaging UN ceasefire talks

02 February, 2020 4:25 pm 4:25 pm

TRIPOLI/GENEVA (Reuters) – Libya’s internationally recognised leader on Wednesday dashed hopes of quickly reviving UN ceasefire negotiations after his side withdrew, saying talk of them resuming had been overtaken by events as eastern forces continue to shell the capital. A near year-long battle for control of Tripoli worsened on Tuesday when the eastern-based Libya National … Read More

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

South Africa, dent, Sri Lanka, hopes, reach, WC, semis

South Africa dent Sri Lanka hopes to reach World Cup semi-finals

06 June, 2019 10:45 pm 10:45 pm

CHESTER-LE-STREET, England (Reuters) – Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla struck unbeaten half-centuries as South Africa cruised to a nine-wicket victory at the Riverside Ground on Friday to put a major dent in Sri Lanka’s hopes of reaching the Cricket World Cup semi-finals. After putting Sri Lanka in to bat, South Africa were set a … Read More

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South Africa look to keep semi-final hopes alive

06 June, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

LONDON (92 news) – South Africa, who registered their first win of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup by defeating Afghanistan by nine wickets, will face a much stiffer challenge when they take on New Zealand at Edgbaston on Wednesday. It was Grant Elliot’s famous “hit into the grandstand” in an enthralling climax which ended … Read More

Big Show, hopes, bowling, World Cup

Big Show hopes for bowling show at World Cup

05 May, 2019 9:15 am 9:15 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The bowling side of Glenn Maxwell’s status as an all-rounder is often forgotten amid the fireworks of his power hitting but the mercurial Australian hopes his offspin can tie a few batsmen in knots at the World Cup. Although used sparingly during Australia’s 2015 triumph on the pace-friendly pitches of home, Maxwell … Read More

Chelsea, held, 2-2, Burnley, denting, Champions League, hopes

Chelsea held 2-2 by Burnley, denting Champions League hopes

04 April, 2019 12:06 pm 12:06 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea suffered a setback in their push for a Champions League spot when they were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Burnley in the Premier League on Monday and tempers flared at the end of the match when Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri was sent to the stands. Jeff Hendrick gave … Read More