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Asian shares up on accommodative Fed; growth concerns linger

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took a more accommodative stance at its policy meeting, but concerns over U.S.-China trade talks and slowing global growth capped broad gains and pulled some markets lower. FILE PHOTO: Passersby walk past in front of an electronic stock quotation board outside Read More

Dovish Fed shift lifts Asian shares, dollar nurses losses

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took a more accommodative stance at its policy meeting, but concerns over slowing global growth and U.S.-China trade talks are expected to limit gains. FILE PHOTO: Passersby walk past in front of an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Read More

'No-one is breaking out the champagne': emerging markets investors treading carefully

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LONDON (Reuters) – After plowing billions into emerging market equities since October, investors have started to show signs of hesitation, but an uptick in earnings expectations should reassure those hoping to capitalize on stronger economic growth in the emerging world. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in front of an electronic board showing stock information Read More

FedEx cuts profit forecast again on economy, Express woes

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(Reuters) – FedEx Corp on Tuesday cut its 2019 profit forecast for the second time in three months, sending its shares down more than 5 percent and fueling fresh worries it is losing ground to delivery rivals such as United Parcel Service Inc and Deutsche Post DHL Group. FILE PHOTO: Traders work at the post Read More

FedEx cuts 2019 forecast again, shares drop 5 percent

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(Reuters) – FedEx Corp on Tuesday cut its 2019 profit forecast for the second time in three months, sending its shares down 5 percent and fueling fresh worries it is losing ground in Europe to delivery rivals United Parcel Service Inc and Deutsche Post DHL Group. FILE PHOTO: Traders work at the post that trades Read More

Landslides at waterfall kill two in Indonesia's Lombok

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Dozens of tourists were evacuated on Sunday from a waterfall site hit by landslides in the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, where two people died, authorities said. Two moderate earthquakes struck Lombok on Sunday afternoon, triggering the landslides when tourists were visiting the Tiu Kelep waterfall, in north of the island, Sutopo Read More

Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after altercation with fan

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UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been arrested in Miami Beach after allegedly smashing a fan’s phone. He is in custody in the Florida city charged with strong-arm robbery and criminal mischief. Officers have set a total bond of $12,500. The Miami Herald reports that McGregor slapped the phone out of a fan’s hand when he Read More

Prize-winning author, 21 U.N. workers among dead in Ethiopian Airlines crash

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NAIROBI (Reuters) – A prize-winning author, a football official and a team of humanitarian workers were among those who perished in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 30, government officials and employers said on Monday. Sunday’s crash, minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa for a flight to Nairobi, inflicted a particularly heavy toll on the Read More

Time for peace: Russian communities in Syria rejoice to celebrate spring folk festival

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Living in the middle of a warzone gives little reason to rejoice, but a Russian community in Syria found some reason to smile and relax – at least for a short moment. During the days of the Maslenitsa – a Russian spring folk festival – Russians permanently living in the conflict-torn country gathered to revive Read More