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Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts

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ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE), facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer Read More

Dubai futures: Middle East crude tracks higher after Iran’s seizure of ships

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Singapore — Benchmark Dubai crude futures rose in Asia early Monday as market participants mulled the possibility of an escalation in tensions after Iran detained two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 11:00 am Singapore time, September Dubai Read More

Kashagan consortium eyes output increases, new joint project

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London — Kazakhstan’s North Caspian Operating Company, which manages the giant Kashagan oil field, is planning further production increases after recent upgrade and maintenance work, and aims to present a new project for two nearby fields in the current quarter, it told S&P Global Platts. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More

‘Avengers: Endgame’ dethrones ‘Avatar’ as highest-grossing movie of all time

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The epic finale to Marvel’s Infinity Saga, ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ has officially become king of the global box office set, topping James Cameron’s ‘Avatar,’ which held the title for almost a decade. ‘Endgame’ is now the biggest film of all time, with worldwide ticket sales currently standing at US$2.79 billion, according to Box Office Mojo. This Read More

Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted safe-haven assets and oil prices. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, July 19, 2019. Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted safe-haven assets and oil prices. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, July 19, 2019. Read More

UPDATE 1-French oil and gas group Maurel & Prom eyes UK’s Amerisur

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(Reuters) – Oil and gas company Maurel & Prom (MAUP.PA) has made a possible offer worth about 210 million pounds ($262.5 million) for UK peer Amerisur Resources (AMER.L), which could help the French exploration group boost its range of assets in Latin America. Maurel & Prom said on Monday its possible offer was priced at Read More

UPDATE 1-India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants -source

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NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – The Indian government wants the country’s antitrust body to assess whether the so-called “Big Four” auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government official told reporters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is seen on a board at the St. Petersburg International Read More

Circuit breakers trip, shares soar as China’s Nasdaq-style bourse debuts

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Trading hit a fever pitch, with shares rocketing as much as 520%, as China’s new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms debuted on Monday, with valuations exceeding even the expectations of veteran investors braced for a wild ride. Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang (centre L) and China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) Chairman Read More

Philips second-quarter sales growth beats expectations

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FILE PHOTO: Dutch technology company Philips’ logo is seen at company headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Eva Plevier/File Photo AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch health technology company Philips (PHG.AS) on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6% rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, to 4.67 billion euros ($5.24 billion). Analysts polled by the company Read More