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EMERGING MARKETS-Brexit weighs on stocks; Russia deal lifts Turkish lira

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* UK parliament rejects swift decision on Brexit bill * Hong Kong legislature withdraws extradition bill * Russia, Turkey agree to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border * South African inflation slows in September; rand down By Susan Mathew Oct 23 (Reuters) – Emerging-market shares retreated from their highest in more than two months on Read More

UPDATE 1-Talks with EU could be alternative to auto import tariffs, U.S.’s Ross tells FT

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross meets with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece September 5, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas (Reuters) – New negotiations with the European Union could be an alternative to imposing tariffs on automotive imports next month, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has suggested Read More

Morning News Call – India, October 23

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To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here here If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: here FACTORS TO WATCH No major events are scheduled for the day. LIVECHAT - EQUITIES FOCUS Reuters stocks correspondents in London and New York sift through a heavy corporate earnings Read More

Wall Street slips after rejection of Brexit timetable

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, giving up early gains after British lawmakers rejected the government’s proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify its deal to exit the European Union. A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Aykan Erdemir: Trump can get both Turkish and Kurdish support in Syria by negotiating peace deal

21 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Aykan Erdemir: Trump can get both Turkish and Kurdish support in Syria by negotiating peace deal
President Trump’s strategy of getting out of Syria but keeping the oil continues to stir up policy debates and emotions. Opponents of the U.S. withdrawal see this as a betrayal of the Syrian Kurds, who have done the heavy lifting in battling the Islamic State (ISIS) in partnership with U.S. special operations forces. Proponents see Read More

Losing Scotland from UK a fair price to pay for Brexit, THREE QUARTERS of English Tory ‘Leave’ voters say – poll

22 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Losing Scotland from UK a fair price to pay for Brexit, THREE QUARTERS of English Tory ‘Leave’ voters say – poll
More than three quarters of English Tory ‘Leave’ voters believe that Brexit is more important than keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom and would sacrifice the Scots if it came down to a choice, according to a new poll. The research by respected Conservative pollster Lord Ashcroft found that 76 percent of Tory voters who Read More

US STOCKS-Mixed earnings, failed Brexit vote push down S&P 500

23 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on US STOCKS-Mixed earnings, failed Brexit vote push down S&P 500
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The benchmark S&P 500 index gave up modest gains on Tuesday from earlier in the session after British lawmakers rejected the government’s proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify its deal to exit the European Union. A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New Read More

Zuckerberg to tell Congress Facebook is ‘not the ideal messenger’ for Libra currency

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FILE PHOTO: A small toy figure is seen on representations of the virtual currency on a displayed European Union flag and the Facebook Libra logo in this illustration picture, October 20, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg plans to acknowledge before Congress that Facebook is not the “ideal messenger” for Read More

Boris Johnson threatens to pull Brexit bill, call snap election before Christmas

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to put the brakes on his European Union divorce bill and call for a snap general election before Christmas if lawmakers continue to stonewall his push to pass the legislation in three days. Speaking at the House of Commons on Tuesday, Johnson accused lawmakers of being “caught in a deadlock Read More

Poland’s richest man to work with GE Hitachi on mini nuclear plant

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WARSAW, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Synthos, a chemical group owned by Poland’s richest man Michal Solowow, has agreed to work with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy on developing technology for a small modular reactor (SMR), Hitachi said on Monday. Poland still generates most of its electricity from coal but more and more companies are exploring low-carbon Read More