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British-Iranians should not travel to Iran – Foreign Office

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British-Iranian dual nationals should not travel to Iran, the Foreign Office has said. The Foreign Office changed its travel advice because of the Iranian government’s “continued arbitrary detention and mistreatment of dual nationals”. The advice has also changed because of Iranian citizens’ links with UK institutions. Image: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in Iran in 2016 Read More

U.S. consumer sentiment robust before escalation of trade war

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer sentiment jumped to a 15-year high in early May amid growing confidence over the economy’s outlook, but much of the surge was recorded before an escalation in the trade war between the United States and China, which could hurt activity. Holiday shoppers look at store windows at Henri Bendel store Read More

U.S. consumer sentiment rises to 15-year high

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Holiday shoppers look at store windows at Henri Bendel store on 5th Avenue in New York November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer sentiment jumped to a 15-year high in early May amid growing confidence over the economy’s outlook. The University of Michigan said its consumer sentiment index increased 5.3% to 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

Depression risk could derail your retirement portfolio

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Retirement savings can suffer from interest rate moves, market volatility and other financial risks, but depression can be just as damaging. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A couple sit on the beach and look out to sea on the August bank holiday weekend in Worthing, Britain, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Russell Boyce/File Photo/File Read More

Asian stocks, yuan fall as Sino-U.S.trade war deepens; China retaliation eyed

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures and Asian shares fell on Monday on growing anxiety over whether the United States and China will be able to salvage a trade deal, after Washington sharply hiked tariffs and Beijing vowed to retaliate. FILE PHOTO: A man in a bicycle stops in front of an electronic board showing Read More

Asian stocks, yuan fall as Sino-U.S. trade talks deadlocked; investors await China retaliation

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures and Asian shares fell on Monday on growing anxiety over whether the United States and China will be able to salvage a trade deal, after Washington sharply hiked tariffs and Beijing vowed to retaliate. FILE PHOTO: A man in a bicycle stops in front of an electronic board showing Read More

Asian stocks, yuan fall as U.S.-China seen deadlocked in trade talks

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares slipped on Monday on growing uncertainty over whether the United States and China will be able to reach a deal to end their escalating trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man in a bicycle stops in front of an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index Read More

Stocks, yuan fall as U.S.-China seen deadlocked in trade talks

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares slipped on Monday on growing uncertainty over whether the United States and China will be able to reach a deal to end their escalating trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man in a bicycle stops in front of an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index Read More

‘Rocket booster for democracy’: President in plea for votes

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has told voters that giving him another term in office will provide a “rocket booster for democracy”. South Africans voted on Wednesday in presidential and parliamentary elections. But amid rampant corruption scandals and a national employment rate of 27%, politicians found it difficult to galvanise a largely disenchanted population. Mr Read More