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‘A culinary encounter’: Mirazur named world’s best restaurant

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A three-Michelin-star restaurant on the French Riviera has been named the world’s best at a ceremony in Singapore. Mirazur climbed from third to first in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, replacing Italy’s Osteria Francescana in top spot. Chef Mauro Colagreco said he felt like he “was in the sky” after winning the award, which Read More

Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gold soared to an almost six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncertainty that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in July as has been expected. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the main trading floor after the opening bell at Read More

Gold soars to six-year high as trade, as Iran tensions mount

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gold soared to almost a six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and U.S.-Sino trade anxiety, leading traders to pile into safe-haven government debt and to snap up the yen and Swiss franc at the expense of the dollar. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the main trading floor after the Read More

Putin to meet with Saudi Prince just days before OPEC+ gathers

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By Ilya Arkhipov and Javier Blas on 6/25/2019 MOSCOW and LONDON (Bloomberg) — Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this week, just days before OPEC and its allies gather in Austria to discuss extending oil-output cuts. “Intense” preparations are under Read More

Gold soars to six-year high as trade, Iran tensions mount

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LONDON (Reuters) – Trade anxiety and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran sent gold soaring to a six-year high on Tuesday, and saw traders dive back into safe-harbour government bonds and the yen and Swiss franc at the expense of the dollar. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured Read More

Exclusive: Italy’s UniCredit puts possible Commerzbank bid on ice for now – sources

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LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s UniCredit has put a possible bid for Commerzbank on ice as the German rival does not want to engage in negotiations so soon after the collapse of merger talks with Deutsche Bank, four sources said. FILE PHOTO: A Commerzbank logo is pictured before the bank’s annual news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, Read More

Iran-U.S. tensions take the edge off world stocks rally

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks fell on Friday, as worries about a threatened U.S. military strike against Iran and a global trade conflict took the edge off a central bank-induced rally from earlier in the week. A staff member removes the Iranian flag from the stage after a group picture with foreign ministers and representatives Read More

U.N., European bodies outline joint push against space junk

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VIENNA (Reuters) – European and U.N. bodies on Thursday outlined a joint push for global action on space junk, saying that debris orbiting the earth must be cleaned up as satellites launched by private companies and other new entrants are adding to the crowding. Johann-Dietrich Woerner, European Space Agency (ESA) Director General, talks to the Read More