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Brazilian climate strikers take aim at Bolsonaro for Amazon fires

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BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Thousands of Brazilians demanded action on climate change on Friday, taking aim in nationwide protests at President Jair Bolsonaro who they say is allowing fires to destroy the Amazon rainforest, worsening the environmental crisis. People hold a banner as they participate in the Global Climate Strike of the Fridays for Read More

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action

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(Reuters) – Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. Alarmed by images of the Greenland ice sheets melting and the Amazon rain forests burning, students Read More

‘Military ties deepening’: Putin says Russia & Turkey will work jointly on ‘promising new weapons’

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his government would work to strengthen military cooperation with Turkey and that talks to develop new weapons with Ankara were already underway. Putin met with his Turkish and Iranian counterparts in Ankara on Monday, to discuss resolving the conflict in Syria. He found time to discuss bilateral cooperation and Read More

Crude oil futures edge lower after OPEC meet, IEA report

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Singapore — Crude oil futures were marginally lower during mid-morning trade in Asia Friday after an OPEC meeting on Thursday that saw no further cuts in crude production and bearish market reports on oil fundamentals. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Ongoing trade tensions between the US Read More

OPEC+ committee not planning talks on deeper oil output cuts, officials say

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Abu Dhabi — A key OPEC/non-OPEC monitoring committee set to meet Thursday in Abu Dhabi isn’t planning to discuss any deeper oil output cuts nor any other adjustments to the current supply pact, according to officials. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The officials stressed that the Read More

Britain at risk of losing leading edge in maritime services

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s position as a top hub for maritime services is being eroded by competition, a loss of shipping finance business and the removal of tycoon-friendly tax breaks, a report said, deepening uncertainty for its financial sector as Brexit nears. FILE PHOTO: Shipping containers stacked on a cargo ship are seen in the Read More

What trade fears? Wall Street is back in rally mode

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks surged on Thursday on expectations of a de-escalation in trade tensions after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month, while strong economic data eased fears of a domestic slowdown. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 5, 2019. Read More

US-China trade talks plan lifts world markets

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By John-Paul Ford Rojas, business reporter The US and China have agreed to hold high-level talks next month to try to resolve their escalating trade dispute. Global stock markets were buoyed by the announcement that officials from the world’s two biggest economies would meet in early October. Washington and Beijing have been locked in a Read More

Cathay Chairman Slosar resigns weeks after CEO left, deepening reshuffle

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK) shook up its top ranks further as Chairman John Slosar resigned on Wednesday, less than three weeks after mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny led to the shock departure of its chief executive. FILE PHOTO: Cathay Pacific Group Chairman John Slosar attends a news conference on the carrier’s Read More

Global stocks scale one-week high on trade hopes, yuan softens

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks rose to a one-week high on cautious hopes for a rapprochement on trade between Beijing and Washington on Friday, though a perky dollar capped gains with China’s yuan softening again, on track for its weakest month in 2-1/2 decades. FILE PHOTO: Passersby are reflected on a stock quotation board outside Read More