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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

Oil falls on U.S. stockbuild; deeper output cut prospects give support

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil fell on Wednesday after gaining over 1% in the previous session as U.S. industry data showed a bigger-than-expected build in crude stockpiles, but the possibility of deeper output cuts from OPEC and its allies contained the decline. FILE PHOTO: Pumpjacks are seen during sunset at the Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang Read More

Lockheed Martin profit climbs, expects lower cash flow in 2020; shares dip

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(Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) raised its estimate for 2019 earnings on Tuesday as quarterly profit climbed 9.2% amid improved sales of its F-35 fighter jets, but it forecast a lower cash flow for next year and shares dipped in afternoon trading. FILE PHOTO: Lockheed Martin’s logo is seen in Tokyo, Japan, October 12, Read More

Airport security finds couple’s cat stowed away in their luggage

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Cat’s out of the bag! Airport security workers in the U.K. were likely shocked to free a fearless feline from luggage scanned before a recent flight to New York after the cat had stowed away in her owner’s bags, packed for the transatlantic trip. Nick and Voirrey Coole were “totally shocked” to be pulled aside by security screeners Read More

Bret Baier: Lessons from ‘Three Days on the Brink’ — We should not fear talk. We should fear the end of talks

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PROGRAMMING ALERT: Watch the director’s cut of “Three Days at the Brink,” where Bret Baier goes inside the Tehran Conference and FDR, Churchill, and Stalin’s risky plan to end WWII, exclusively on Fox Nation. What struck me most in researching the Tehran conference of November 1943 for my new book, “Three Days at the Brink: FDR’s Read More

METALS-Copper flat as traders gauge supply concerns from Chile protests

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(Updates throughout, changes dateline from SINGAPORE) By Peter Hobson LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Copper prices were nearly flat on Tuesday, as traders gauged the impact of intensifying protests in top producer Chile on supplies. The union of workers at the world’s largest copper mine, BHP’s Escondida, said they would hold a day-long strike on Read More

Chinese vice foreign minister says progress made in trade talks with U.S.

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FILE PHOTO: China Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Yucheng talks to the media after the Universal Periodic Review of China by the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Stephanie Nebehay BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the United States have achieved some progress in their trade talks, Vice Read More

China, U.S. made progress in trade talks: Chinese vice foreign minister

2 days ago NAMEX Comments Off on China, U.S. made progress in trade talks: Chinese vice foreign minister
FILE PHOTO: China Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Yucheng talks to the media after the Universal Periodic Review of China by the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Stephanie Nebehay BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the United States have achieved some progress in their trade talks, Vice Read More

Wirecard hires KPMG for independent audit after FT allegations

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FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) – German payments company Wirecard has hired KPMG to conduct an independent audit to address allegations by the Financial Times that its finance team had sought to inflate reported sales and profits, it said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Markus Braun, CEO (R) and Alexander von Knoop, CFO of Wirecard AG, an independent provider Read More

Turkish op in Syria may lead to ‘reverse migration’ of terrorists to their homelands, Russian defense minister warns

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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has warned of the danger of ‘reverse migration’ of foreign militants to their home countries from prisons and camps in Syria due to lax security in the area since Turkey began its operation. Speaking at Beijing Xiangshan Forum, Shoigu said 12 jails holding Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) prisoners and Read More