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Asian shares buoyed by Wall St rally, but China worry caps gains

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares buoyed by Wall St rally, but China worry caps gains

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change Read More

General Election 2019: NHS boss – Parties ‘ducked’ big issues

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Politicians have “ducked” the big issues in health and social care during the election, a leading NHS boss says. At the start of the campaign, NHS Providers chief Chris Hopson urged parties not to make “empty promises” or create “unrealistic expectations”. There have since been manifesto pledges of millions more in NHS funding and extra Read More

Asian stocks pulled higher by Wall Street jobs rally but China caution prevails

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economy due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Read More

Reporter’s Notebook: House votes on impeachment articles would be monumental decisions

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CAPITOL HILL – There are important roll call votes on Capitol Hill — but votes on articles of impeachment against President Trump would be monumental. Think about votes cast in 2009 and and 2010 for or against ObamaCare. A failed effort to undo ObamaCare in 2017. Votes in 2008 to salvage the economy with the Read More

Nunes blasts Schiff for ‘blatant disregard’ of impeachment rules; blames ‘vendetta’ against Trump

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EXCLUSIVE: House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes blasted committee Chairman Adam Schiff for what he called an “alarming” and “blatant disregard” for the rules governing the House impeachment inquiry against President Trump, saying Schiff transmitted his investigative findings to the Judiciary Committee for the next phase in the proceedings without consulting him. Fox News Read More

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times – Dec 9

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Dec 9 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines – Johnson vow to implement Brexit deal by December 2020 in doubt on.ft.com/36lOjdL – Employers seek clarity on Boris Johnson’s immigration plan on.ft.com/2Rtyspf – Tesco considers sale Read More

Princess Beatrice, fiancé cancel engagement party amid Prince Andrew scandal, report says

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Princess Beatrice, one ofPrince Andrew‘s daughters, reportedly canceled her engagement party in light of recent events surrounding her father’s involvement with Jeffrey Epstein. TheDaily Mail reported that the event, slated for Dec. 18 in London, has been canceled over fear of the paparazzi swarming Andrew, 59, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor. A Read More

‘Frozen II’ ices out ‘Playmobil’ for weekend box office

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“Frozen 2” dominated box office charts for the third weekend in a row as Disney’s animated sequel scored another $34.7 million in North America. Those ticket sales, a 60% decline from its massive Thanksgiving haul, boost its domestic tally to $337 million. “Frozen 2” earned $130 million in its inaugural outing and another $123 million Read More

Big FX platforms see e-trading volumes drop over past 3 years – BIS

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LONDON (Reuters) – Turnover on some of the world’s biggest currency-trading venues has dropped as falling market volatility prompts some global banks to route more volumes onto their internal platforms, the Bank for International Settlements said in a quarterly report. Electronic trading between banks on the world’s biggest platforms — owned by Refinitiv, partly owned Read More