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Oil soars after Saudi facility attacks, weak China data hits shares

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil surged to four-month highs on Monday after weekend attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia sparked supply fears, while shares in Asia extended losses as bleak economic data from China sapped investors’ risk appetite. FILE PHOTO – Passersby are reflected on a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, Read More

Greenpeace posts protest sign over Hyundai billboard in South Korea

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A man writes a message on an advertisement promoting Hyundai Motor’s sedan Sonata in front of Hyundai Motor’s headquarter building in Seoul, South Korea, September 15, 2019. The message reads “No more internal combustion engines”. Picture taken on September 15, 2019. Greenpeace/Yonhap via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) – Greenpeace campaigners climbed a 40-metre billboard advertisement for Read More

Oil surges, stock futures slip after attack on Saudi facility

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil prices surged to six-month highs on Monday while Wall Street futures turned lower and safe haven bets returned after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia’s crude facilities knocked out more than 5% of global oil supply. FILE PHOTO – Passersby are reflected on a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

S&P edges lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions ease

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly on Friday but less than 1% below its all-time high as a drop in Apple stock countered cooling U.S.-China trade tensions. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Tens of thousands rally in Barcelona to back independence on Catalan holiday (PHOTOS)

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Massive crowds gathered in Barcelona to mark the Catalan national holiday and to demand independence from Spain, in a vocal message from the separatist movement, whose leadership has mostly been jailed by Madrid for “rebellion.” Tens of thousands rallied in the Catalan capital on Wednesday for “Diada,” Catalonia’s national day, in a colorful pro-independence demonstration Read More

Russia: Claims ‘CIA mole’ uncovered election meddling are lies

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Allegations that a suspected CIA mole discovered that Vladimir Putin had spearheaded efforts to meddle in the 2016 US election are lies and slander, Russia has said. US media reports have said the spy had access to the Russian president and could even get images of documents on the Russian leader’s desk. Named by Russian Read More

At least 31 killed, 100 injured during Islamic holiday in Iraq’s Kerbala (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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Published time: 10 Sep, 2019 14:21 Edited time: 10 Sep, 2019 14:34 Follow RT on At least 31 people were killed and a further 100 injured in a stampede during the Shia Muslim ritual of Ashura in Kerbala, Iraq, according to the health ministry. Initial reports suggested that a pedestrian walkway had collapsed, but additional Read More

7 things to know before the bell

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Click chart for more in-depth data. 1. The race to driverless cars: SoftBank (SFTBF) and Toyota (TM) are forming a joint venture that will use driverless-car technology to offer new services, such as mobile convenience stores and delivery vehicles in which food is prepared en route. SoftBank will own just over half of Monet, the Read More

Apple responds to iPhone factory criticism

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Apple has responded to a report by a campaign group which criticised working conditions at a factory where iPhones are made. According to the report, Foxconn workers were not getting bonuses, were being made to do overtime and too many temporary workers were being hired. Under Chinese law, only 10% of a workforce can be Read More

US oil market suffering as the trade war escalates

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The ongoing trade war with China is impacting many industries. Market volatility is being exacerbated by President Trump’s pattern of vacillating between threats and cease-fires on the topic. At the beginning of August, the markets were sent into a tailspin by President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports. The Read More