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Hydrostor Announces Close of US$37 Million Growth Financing

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TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hydrostor, a leading developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, announced today the closing of US$37 million (C$49 million) in growth financing. RBC Capital Markets acted as Hydrostor’s advisor on the transaction. Meridiam, the global developer, asset and fund manager specializing in sustainable infrastructure and energy Read More

Shares inch higher after Fed cut; BOJ, SNB, BoE keep powder dry

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LONDON (Reuters) – World share markets and bond yields nudged modestly higher on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve’s second interest rate cut of the year and promises of support from other top central banks kept global recession jitters at bay. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of Read More

Exxon puts $15 billion of global assets up for sale

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By James Thornhill on 9/19/2019 SYDNEY (Bloomberg) –Exxon Mobil Corp. is again trying to sell its oil and gas operations in southeast Australia as part of a move to shed assets and boost shareholder returns. The U.S. supermajor “will be testing market interest” for global assets, including what it operates in Australia, the company said Read More

Asian shares turn lower on guarded Fed, yen rises after BOJ

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares turned lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but signaled a higher bar to further policy easings. FILE PHOTO: A man sits in front of a screen displaying stock information at a brokerage house in Jinhua, Zhejiang province, China August 2, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer Treasury Read More

Asian shares edge higher after Fed, investors await BOJ

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged higher on Thursday, tracking some modest Wall Street gains after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but offered mixed signals on the next easing, keeping investors cautious. FILE PHOTO: A man sits in front of a screen displaying stock information at a brokerage house in Jinhua, Read More

Hiker ‘carried’ broken leg for two days before rescue

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By David Chipakupaku, news reporter A hiker says he had to “carry” his own broken leg for two days after falling six metres (20ft) down a waterfall in Australia. Neil Parker, 54, slipped and fell while walking by himself through the bush in Mount Nebo, near Brisbane, leaving him with a broken wrist and lower Read More

AB InBev braves Hong Kong turmoil with second Asia IPO attempt

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ABI.BR) will brave jittery Hong Kong markets in a second attempt to spin off its Asian business on Wednesday, aiming to raise up to $6.6 billion in what could be the world’s second largest IPO this year. The brewing giant, which in July tried to raise up to Read More

AB Inbev launches second Asia IPO attempt, targets up to $6.6 billion

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ABI.BR) will kick off a second attempt to spin off its Asian business in Hong Kong with the launch on Wednesday of an IPO worth up to $6.6 billion that could be the world’s second largest flotation this year. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Anheuser-Busch InBev is pictured Read More

Oil trims gains but Middle East risks keep stocks on back foot

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil shed some of its massive gains on Tuesday as the United States flagged the possible release of crude reserves, but the threat of military action over the attacks on Saudi oil facilities kept prices elevated and stocks under pressure. FILE PHOTO: Men are reflected on an electronic board showing the Nikkei Read More

Fiji PM calls for Australia to ‘unite behind the science’ of climate change

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama called on Monday on Australia to “unite behind the science” and be far more ambitious in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change. Prime Minister of Fiji and COP 23 President Frank Bainimarama speaks during the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December Read More