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Second summit: Trump and Kim set to meet in February

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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are planning to meet for a second summit at the end of February, the White House says. The location of the meeting between the US and North Korea leaders is due to be announced at a later date. The White House said Mr Trump was “looking forward to a Read More

NATO, church & brotherhood of arms: Vladimir Putin visits Belgrade

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Russian President Vladimir Putin got a hero’s welcome in Belgrade. The one-day visit to the last holdout against NATO’s ambitions in the Balkans may have been somewhat short on substance, but was certainly loaded with symbolism. Even before he landed, the Russian leader was given an honor guard by Serbian air force MiGs, a 2017 Read More

U.S. stocks edge up on defense, healthcare gains; pound firms

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gains in defense shares as well as healthcare helped to keep U.S. stocks in positive territory on Thursday, while an end to the latest chapter in Britain’s exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May’s defeat of a confidence vote, lifted sterling. Traders work on the floor of the New Read More

Your Money: The words and wisdom of Jack Bogle

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – America just lost a true giant in investing legend and Vanguard Group founder Jack Bogle. FILE PHOTO: A tribute to Jack Bogle, founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group, is displayed on the bell balcony over the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

Asia shares edge up, pound gets moment's peace

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares crept higher on Thursday as upbeat bank earnings bolstered Wall Street, while an anti-climactic end to the latest chapter in the Brexit saga gave sterling a moment’s peace. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic board showing stock prices as she poses in front of the board after the Read More

Sterling up after May wins confidence vote; stocks climb

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by sharply higher U.S. bank shares after strong earnings, while the pound was up after British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government won a confidence vote in parliament. FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the floor at the New York Read More

Small quake shakes northern California, no immediate damage reported

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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – A small earthquake shook buildings and roused Northern California residents from their sleep early on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported the 7.2-mile (11.6 km) deep earthquake at 3.7 magnitude in the Oakland, California, area, at about 4:42 a.m. PST Read More

Global shares weather May's Brexit debacle, pound steadies

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Global share markets and the sterling weathered a UK political storm as investors wagered that London will have no choice but to delay its Brexit deadline to avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Read More

Asia shares subdued after May's Brexit vote defeat, pound steadies

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares took a breather on Wednesday after rallying the previous day on Chinese stimulus hopes, with investors assessing Brexit options after British lawmakers trounced Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal to withdraw Britain from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent Read More