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Global markets: Asian shares droop, yen gains as Korean tensions rise
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares slumped on Tuesday while the dollar remained off recent highs against the yen against the backdrop of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 06:40:06
Oil markets take a breather after jump the day before
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil markets took a breather on Tuesday after prices jumped more than 3 percent in the previous session, with Turkey threatening to cut crude flows from Iraq's Kurdistan region to the outside world.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 06:38:48
Gold inches lower as U.S. dollar steadies
(Reuters) - Gold edged lower early Tuesday on a firmer U.S. dollar, but held not far off levels touched in the previous session when it rose more than 1 percent on geopolitical tensions over the Korean peninsula.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 06:28:58
Canada's Lucara sells world's largest uncut diamond for $53 million
VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A tennis ball-sized rough diamond unearthed nearly two years ago by Canada's Lucara Diamond Corp has been sold for $53 million, the Vancouver-based company said on Monday.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 04:33:21
Qatar Airways chief wants to expand fleet, look for U.S. investments
EVERETT, Wash. (Reuters) - Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said on Monday the carrier plans to expand its fleet, stepping up orders for Boeing Co aircraft and accepting four Airbus aircraft that it had cancelled in July because of delays due to supplier problems.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 03:13:01
Thyssenkrupp raises 1.4 billion euros via share sale
BERLIN (Reuters) - Thyssenkrupp AG raised almost 1.4 billion euros ($1.66 billion) from institutional investors on Monday in a share sale to bolster its balance sheet ahead of a planned merger with India's Tata Steel .
Posted on : 2017-09-26 03:01:54
Siemens CEO says globalism is the best response to German election
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of German industrial manufacturer Siemens AG said on Monday that Germany's weekend election, in which the national populist Alternative for Germany party gained seats in the Bundestag, should be met with increased globalism by wealthy democracies.  
Posted on : 2017-09-26 02:18:28
Wall Street declines on tech selloff, North Korea concern
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street dipped on Monday, as a selloff in technology shares weighed heavily on the Nasdaq, while the most recent statement from North Korea's to Washington added to a cautious tone.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 01:57:49
Oil hits highest since July 2015; producers say market rebalancing
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices soared more than 3 percent on Monday, with Brent hitting its highest in more than two years, after major producers said the global market was on its way to rebalancing, while Turkey threatened to cut oil flows from Iraq's Kurdistan region towards its ports.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 01:54:49
Uber rival Lyft met London transport officials - documents show
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Lyft, Uber's closest U.S. rival in the taxi-hailing business, met repeatedly with officials from London's transport regulator over the past year, a sign it may be targeting the city for international expansion.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 01:41:48
Fed policymakers clash on outlook for inflation
SYRACUSE, N.Y./GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Reuters) - A debate within the Federal Reserve over the outlook for U.S. inflation burst into public view just days after a rate-setting meeting in Washington, with one central banker saying inflation weakness is fading and another suggesting he's nervous it won't.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 01:17:16
Apple shares flirt with correction territory
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Apple Inc dipped on Monday and flirted with correction territory following a report that the company had told suppliers to scale back shipments of parts for its upcoming iPhone X.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 00:57:28
Wall St falls on North Korea warnings, tech selloff
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street fell on Monday, as a selloff in technology shares dragged the Nasdaq down more than 1 percent, while North Korea's latest warnings to Washington added to a cautious tone.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 00:45:49
Deloitte hacked, says 'very few' clients affected
LONDON/TORONTO (Reuters) - Global accounting firm Deloitte [DLTE.UL] said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack that affected the data of a small number of clients, providing few details on the breach.
Posted on : 2017-09-26 00:40:06
Thyssenkrupp to raise capital ahead of Tata deal
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Thyssenkrupp will increase its capital by 10 percent in a sale of new shares to bolster its balance sheet ahead of a planned deal with India's Tata Steel.
Posted on : 2017-09-25 23:03:17
Wall Street falls on North Korea warnings, tech selloff
REUTERS - A sharp selloff in technology stocks dragged down the Nasdaq by more than 1 percent on Monday, with North Korea's latest warnings to Washington adding to the downbeat mood.
Posted on : 2017-09-25 22:34:52
ECB's Draghi warns against hasty policy moves
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is growing increasingly confident that inflation will rise back to its target, but patience is still needed, not least to make sure the economic recovery lasts, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Monday.
Posted on : 2017-09-25 21:52:52
Global Markets: Euro slides after German vote; North Korea comments drag on stocks
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The euro fell on Monday after elections in Germany showed support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives fell to its lowest since 1949, while Brent oil futures rose to a more than 2-year high after major producers said the global market was on track to rebalance.
Posted on : 2017-09-25 21:43:39
India unveils $2.5 billion plan to electrify all households by end 2018
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a $2.5 billion project to electrify all of the country's households by the end of 2018.
Posted on : 2017-09-25 21:40:39
Deloitte hit by cyber attack, says 'very few' clients affected
LONDON (Reuters) - Global accountancy firm Deloitte said on Monday it had been hit in a cyber attack that had compromised the data of a small number of its clients, but gave few details about how its systems had been breached.
Posted on : 2017-09-25 21:05:24
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