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The Netherlands becomes first triple-A rated sovereign to launch green bond

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LONDON (Reuters) – The Netherlands became on Tuesday the first AAA-rated sovereign to offer investors a green bond, saying it would give preference to funds that prove their own environmentally friendly credentials. A rootop view of Amsterdam from SkyLounge on the 11th floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam April 2, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Read More

Global stocks gain as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions

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LONDON (Reuters) – Stock markets gained on Tuesday, with chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia among the best performers, after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville In Europe, the Read More

Oil edges up on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, supply outages

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SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that OPEC producers will continue to curb supply this year. FILE PHOTO: An oil well pump jack is seen at an oil field supply yard near Denver, Colorado, U.S., February 2, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo Gains were capped by concerns Read More

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies

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Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, his family has said. The Austrian – a three-time world champion and the only man to have won the drivers’ title for both Ferrari and McLaren – passed away on Monday, less than a year after undergoing a lung transplant. In a touching Read More

Oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions, but trade war concerns weigh

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year. FILE PHOTO: A view shows a drilling rig in the Yarakta Oil Field, owned by Irkutsk Oil Company (INK), in Irkutsk Region, Russia March 11, 2019. Picture taken March Read More

Asian stocks off four-month lows, but Huawei row weighs

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares won some respite on Tuesday after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, although fears of a further escalation in tensions kept investors on edge. FILE PHOTO: A man walks in front of a screen showing today’s movements of Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Read More

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies aged 70

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Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, his family has said. The Austrian – a three-time world champion and the only man to have won the drivers’ title for both Ferrari and McLaren – passed away on Monday. In a touching statement, his family said the racer-turned-flight entrepreneur would “remain Read More

Oil prices rise on rising Middle East tension, ongoing OPEC supply cut

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FILE PHOTO: A view shows a drilling rig in the Yarakta Oil Field, owned by Irkutsk Oil Company (INK), in Irkutsk Region, Russia March 11, 2019. Picture taken March 11, 2019. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko/File Photo SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year Read More

Wall St. slides as Huawei fallout hits tech shares

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House’s restrictions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that the move would further inflame trade tensions between the United States and China. Since the White House added Huawei to a trade blacklist Read More

India’s stocks flying high as PM Modi is set to secure second term

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Benchmark Indian indices have closed with gains and came close to their all-time highs after exit polls showed that the country’s ruling alliance led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is likely to win the general election. Both S&P BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty 50 were up more than three percent as of Monday’s Read More