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06h19 The Australian dollar gained
ground on Tuesday, helped by high resource prices and the
blistering pace of vaccinations at home, while New Zealand bond
yields spiked ahead of a looming lift in local cash. . .
06h12 The East Asia and Pacific region's
recovery has been undermined by the spread of the COVID-19 Delta
variant, which is likely slowing economic growth and increasing
inequality in the region, the World Bank said. . .
06h01 Malaysia's exports in August rose 18.4% from
a year earlier, more than expected, government data showed on
August's exports were expected to rise 14.6%, according to 14
economists surveyed in a Reuters poll.
Imports. . .
05h54 Gold prices edged higher on Tuesday,
buoyed by concerns over the possible fallout from debt-laden
developer China Evergrande's crisis, though a firm dollar and
gains in U.S. Treasury yields kept the safe-haven metal in. . .
05h38 Two-year Treasury yields
surged on Tuesday to 18-month highs as investors priced in the
prospect of rising cash rates and the risk of persistent
inflation, forcing the U.S. government to pay more to sell. . .
05h36 Japan will lift a coronavirus
state of emergency in all regions on Thursday as the number of
new cases falls and the strain on the medical system eases,
Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said.. . .
05h30 Hong Kong private home prices
hit a record high in July, according to revised data, before
dropping a tad in August, suggesting one of the world's most
expensive property markets is showing little sign. . .
05h04 Oil markets rose on Tuesday,
reversing earlier losses and extending their rally into a sixth
session, amid continued concerns over tight supply at a time
when demand is picking up with the easing of. . .
05h00 South Korea's central bank said
on Tuesday it would raise its focus on environmental, social and
governance (ESG) issues in managing its foreign currency assets
and prepare guidelines to be applied to these assets. . .
04h45 Chinese coking coal and coke
futures jumped more than 4% on Tuesday, fuelled by concerns of
tight supply amid Beijing's toughening emissions standards,
although demand for the steelmaking ingredients remained tepid
as mills cut production.. . .
04h38 Profits at China's industrial
firms grew at a weaker pace in August from a year earlier,
slowing for a sixth consecutive month, as manufacturers
struggled with high commodity prices, COVID-19 outbreaks and
shortages in some. . .
04h35 New Zealand moved on Tuesday to
cool its red-hot housing market by introducing rules designed to
make property speculation less appealing and improve record low
housing affordability, a major issue for the government of. . .
04h11 Asian shares mainly drifted
lower Tuesday as investors continued to fret over China
Evergrande Group's unsolved debt crisis and eyed the
potential impact of a widening power shortage in China.. . .
04h08 Ford Motor Co and
its Korean battery partner SK Innovation will invest
$11.4 billion to build an electric F-150 assembly plant and
three battery plants in the United States, accelerating the U.S.
automaker's push into. . .
04h07 Australian retail sales dived
for a third straight month in August as half the population were
trapped in coronavirus lockdowns, though reopening is in sight
as vaccinations race toward world-beating levels.. . .
03h59 Australian shares fell on Tuesday as
technology stocks tracked the overnight plunge in Wall Street's
tech-heavy Nasdaq index, while a firmer U.S. dollar pushed
domestic gold stocks to their lowest level in 1-1/2 years.. . .
03h54 China should work to import
more coal from Russia, Indonesia and Mongolia in order to
resolve supply shortages now crippling large sections of
said Han Jun, governor of the northeastern provinc. . .
03h47 The United States and the
European Union hope to discuss chip shortages, artificial
intelligence (AI) and tech competition issues during the first
Trade and Tech Council (TTC) meeting this week, senior U.S.
administration officials said. . .
03h04 BlackRock Inc and
Royal Bank of Canada's BlueBay Asset Management are
among asset managers exposed to embattled developer China
Evergrande Group, while TCW and HSBC funds have closed
positions, researcher Morningstar said.. . .
03h02 Royal Dutch Shell Plc
tentatively plans the first restart of a production unit at its
230,611 barrel-per-day (bpd) Norco, Louisiana, refinery for
mid-October, sources familiar with plant operations said on
Monday.. . .
02h52 Some Bank of Japan policymakers
warned of the risk of a delay in the country's economic recovery
as state of emergency curbs to combat the coronavirus pandemic
weighed on consumption, minutes of their July. . .
02h30 Endeavor Group Holdings Inc, the
owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, will acquire sports
betting business OpenBet from Scientific Games Corp for
$1.2 billion in cash and stock, the companies said on Monday.. . .
02h27 Goldman Sachs has cut China's
economic growth forecast for 2021 to 7.8%, from 8.2%, as energy
shortages and deep industrial output cuts add "significant
downside pressures", it said in a note on Tuesday.. . .
02h04 China's central bank
vowed to protect consumers exposed to the housing market on
Monday and injected more cash into the banking system as the
Shenzhen government began investigating the wealth management
unit of ailing developer. . .
01h41 Boeing Co showcased
efforts to boost efficiency in its aircraft on Monday, a week
after rival Airbus staged a similar conference, as global
aviation faces growing political pressure to cut emissions and
demands by environmental. . .
01h26 Chicago Mercantile Exchange
(CME) lean hog futures soared on Monday, with the most-active
December contract rising its daily limit after a quarterly U.S.
Department of Agriculture report showed a smaller-than-expected
U.S. hog herd.. . .
01h08 New York hospitals on Monday
began firing or suspending healthcare workers for defying a
state order to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and resulting staff
shortages prompted some hospitals to postpone elective surgeries
or curtail services.. . .
01h03 A federal appeals court on Monday ruled
that New York City can order all teachers and staff to get the
COVID-19 vaccine, reversing a previous decision that had put the
mandate on hold.
(Reporting by. . .
01h02 Aurora Cannabis Inc on
Monday missed Wall Street expectations for fourth-quarter
revenue as pandemic-related restrictions weighed down consumer
demand, leading Canadian provinces to cut orders.. . .
00h58 Brazil's state-run oil company,
Petrobras, is considering raising fuel prices as the
prices of some petroleum derivatives are out of line with the
global market, Logistics and Sales Director Sales Claudio
Mastella said on Monday.. . .
00h52 U.S. consumer and public
interest groups on Monday kept up the pressure on Federal
Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to impose stricter ethics rules on
Fed officials, after two Fed bank presidents resigned because of
controversial. . .
00h49 New York Federal Reserve Bank
President John Williams on Monday warned of the potential
negative market reaction if the United States failed to solve
its debt-ceiling issue https://www.reuters.com/world/us/what-are-congress-options-funding-govt-raising-debt-limit-2021-09-26,
but said market particip. . .
00h04 P10 Inc, the holding company of
investment firm P10 Holdings Inc, on Monday filed for an IPO in
the United States, becoming the latest alternative asset manager
exploring a public listing as shares of. . .
00h01 The shift to electric vehicles will
force huge changes in the auto industry and require EU backing
for 'reskilling' programs to help workers prepare for a
zero-emission future, according to a report published on
Tuesday.. . .
00h00 Canada is trying to use the
lure of travel perks to convince America's frequent-flying elite
to fly north on Air Canada, as the country steps up
efforts to revive crucial traffic from the United. . .
27/09 A group of 21 state
attorneys general, the District of Columbia, and several major
U.S. cities urged the Biden administration to finalize
significantly stricter vehicle emissions rules than it has
proposed.. . .
27/09 Chile's central bank will
decide in early 2022 on a strategy for the potential roll-out of
its own digital currency, the bank's president said on Monday,
as policymakers worldwide seek to keep pace with. . .
27/09 General Motors
supports the emission reduction goals in the proposed rewrite of
vehicle standards through 2026 issued by the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency last month, according to written comments the
automaker filed with the EPA. . .
27/09 Australian shares are set to open lower
on Tuesday, likely dragged down by tech stocks taking cues from
a weak session on Wall Street overnight which could possibly
offset a boost in the local. . .
27/09 The higher prices and hiring
difficulties seen as the U.S. economy reopens from the pandemic
could prove "more enduring than anticipated," and the Federal
Reserve would move against unchecked inflation if needed, Fed
Chair Jerome. . .
27/09 Endeavor Group Holdings Inc, the
owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, will buy sports
betting firm OpenBet from Scientific Games Corp for
$1.2 billion in cash and stock, the companies said on Monday.. . .
27/09 PennEast Pipeline said on Monday it
would stop developing a proposed pipeline from Pennsylvania to
New Jersey, the latest in a series of natural gas lines to run
aground due to legal and regulatory. . .
27/09 New York hospitals were
preparing to fire thousands of healthcare workers for not
complying with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate taking effect on
Monday, with some in the upstate region curtailing services to
cope with staff. . .
27/09 Aurora Cannabis Inc,
reported a smaller fourth-quarter core loss on Monday, as the
pot producer benefited from aggressive cost-cut measures and
higher demand for cannabis and related products.. . .
27/09 Warburg Pincus and the Ontario Teachers'
Pension Plan (OTPP) are exploring a sale of Chisholm Energy, an
oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the
Permian basin, people familiar with the matter. . .
27/09 Brazilian domestic flour
millers are threatening to stop buying wheat from Argentina if
Brazil commercially approves GMO wheat imports from the
neighboring country, Rubens Barbosa, head of the Brazilian Wheat
Industry Association (Abitrigo), said on. . .
27/09 Seven Venezuelan
oil workers have been detained by military counterintelligence
officers following an outage at a unit of state oil company
PDVSA's 310,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Cardon refinery, according
to eight sources familiar with the matter.. . .
27/09 U.S. government borrowing
costs advanced for a sixth week on Monday, hurting tech stocks
as investors bet on rising interest rates, while three-year high
oil prices ignited the energy sector.. . .
27/09 Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President
Robert Kaplan on Monday said he will leave his job on Oct. 8 to
eliminate any "distraction" to the central bank related to his
personal investment activities.. . .
27/09 Citigroup Inc has named former
U.S. Treasury official Brent McIntosh as its new general counsel
and corporate secretary, Chief Executive Officer Jane Fraser
wrote in a memo to employees on Monday.. . .
27/09 Portillo's Inc, a restaurant chain known
for its Chicago-style hot dogs, on Monday made public its filing
for a U.S. stock market listing, revealing a nearly 19% jump in
revenue for the two quarters. . .
27/09 The Canadian dollar
strengthened to its highest level in nearly two weeks against
the greenback on Monday as oil prices rose and the impact of
last week's hawkish shift by the U.S. Federal Reserve. . .
27/09 Latin American currencies fell against a
firmer dollar on Monday, while a near 5% jump for oil major
Ecopetrol put the Colombian equity benchmark on course for its
best session in nearly six weeks.. . .
27/09 Cryptocurrency investment
products and funds posted inflows for a sixth consecutive week,
as investors viewed recent regulatory challenges in the sector
as buying opportunities, data from digital asset manager
CoinShares showed on Monday.. . .
27/09 Oil prices gained on Monday
for a fifth straight day, with Brent at its highest since
October 2018 and heading for $80, as investors fretted about
tighter supplies because of rising demand in parts. . .
27/09 The U.S. dollar advanced for a second straight session on Monday,
bolstered by the rise in Treasury yields ahead of a slew of Federal Reserve speakers this week who could
affirm expectations of. . .
27/09 The board of Assicurazioni
Generali on Monday threw its weight behind the
reappointment of Chief Executive Philippe Donnet, overlooking
opposition from two leading shareholders in Italy's top insurer,
two people close to the matter said.. . .
27/09 Two Peruvian ministers on Monday
delivered a formal letter to the Pluspetrol-led Camisea
consortium, the largest natural gas player in Peru, requesting
that the company renegotiate its contract with the state in
order to pay. . .
27/09 The board of Assicurazioni
Generali decided on Monday to back the reappointment
of current CEO Philippe Donnet as part of a slate of nominees it
will put forward next spring when shareholders in Italy's
biggest. . .
27/09 European Parliament members on
Monday rejected three attempts by some lawmakers to block the
European Union's proposed rulebook for sustainable investments,
as Brussels edges towards completing the first part of the
landmark rules.. . .
27/09 Gold prices steadied in choppy trading
on Monday, with gains curbed by a stronger dollar and an uptick
in U.S. Treasury yields, while investors awaited speeches from
Federal Reserve policymakers for more clues on. . .
27/09 The Federal Reserve's "highest priority"
is to make sure millions of Americans now out of a job can get
back to work, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel
Kashkari said in a speech taped. . .
27/09 Jordan will fully reopen its main
border crossing with Syria from Wednesday, government and
industry officials said, as a high-level Syrian team arrived in
Amman to discuss how to ease the flow of goods. . .
27/09 One of Canada's
flagship pieces of climate regulation has run into criticism
from clean fuel lobby groups as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
prepares to start his third term in office https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/clock-starts-ticking-canadas-trudeau-after-bid-majority-fails-2021-09-21,
with. . .
27/09 U.S. Federal Reserve
officials including one influential board member on Monday tied
reduction in the Fed's monthly bond purchases to continued job
growth, with a September employment report now a potential
trigger for the central. . .
27/09 Clean energy policies are not
to blame for recent spikes in gas and electricity prices, and
the soaring prices should not derail Europe's green transition,
International Energy Agency executive director Fatih Birol said
on Monday.. . .
27/09 Bulgaria's interim government is
planning up to 650 million levs ($390 million) of financial aid
to help businesses cope with soaring electricity prices, interim
Prime Minister Stefan Yanev said on Monday.. . .
27/09 Telecom Italia (TIM)
will keep some of its offices closed as nearly 60% of the
employees at Italy's biggest phone company plan to continue
working from home until Dec. 31, a union document showed.. . .
27/09 The purse strings have been loosened and
will stay that way, no matter who heads Germany's new
government. That's the verdict from investors who see potential
gains for segments such as green finance alongside. . .
27/09 Facebook Inc will invest $50
million to partner with organizations to responsibly build the
so-called metaverse https://www.reuters.com/technology/facebook-sets-up-new-team-work-metaverse-2021-07-26
- a digital world where people can use different devices to
move and communicate in a virtual environ. . .
27/09 U.S. employment is "still a
bit short of the mark" for the Federal Reserve to begin reducing
its monthly bond purchases, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on
Monday in remarks highlighting the risk that. . .
27/09 UK power supplier Octopus Energy
Group said on Monday it has agreed a deal with Generation
Investment Management for $600 million in additional investment,
taking the group's valuation to up to $4.6 billion.. . .
27/09 Spain's Telefonica
signed a multi-year deal with cloud-service provider Oracle
to migrate most of its database systems to the cloud,
the firms said on Monday, in preparation for the use of 5G and
the Internet. . .
27/09 Europe's STOXX 600 index ended lower on
Monday as declines in tech stocks offset gains in banks and
energy, while German shares hit 10-day highs as the federal
election outcome reduced the chances of. . .
27/09 London's FTSE 100 ended higher on
Monday, helped by gains in heavyweight energy and banking
stocks, while Rolls-Royce topped the blue-chip index after it
agreed to sell its Spanish unit ITP Aero for 1.7. . .
27/09 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President
Charles Evans on Monday said he expects inflation to rise to
2.4% by 2024 but interest rates to be only on a "gentle incline"
upward, a view that contrasts. . .
27/09 New orders and shipments of
key U.S.-made capital goods increased solidly in August amid
strong demand for computers and electronic products, keeping
business spending on equipment on track for another quarter of
robust growth.. . .
27/09 Euro zone 10-year bond yields
rose to their highest in almost three months on Monday as a
brief decline after Germany's election gave way to concerns that
major central banks could tighten monetary policy. . .
27/09 Sharp falls in the stocks and bonds of
China Evergrande Group have raised the spectre of losses for
global asset managers with exposure to the embattled property
developer.. . .
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