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Shares inch higher after Fed cut; BOJ, SNB, BoE keep powder dry

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LONDON (Reuters) – World share markets and bond yields nudged modestly higher on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve’s second interest rate cut of the year and promises of support from other top central banks kept global recession jitters at bay. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of Read More

Wall Street futures tick lower after mixed policy signals from Fed

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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected interest rate cut but played down hopes of further monetary easing. New projections showed Read More

Kværner investerer i økt produktivitet og konkurransekraft

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Kværner tar nye skritt for å øke konkurransekraften og posisjonere selskapet for fremtidig vekst. Ved konsernets avanserte anlegg på Stord utvides kapasiteten på verftsområdet, lagerareal og kontorer. I tillegg etablerer Kværner sin egen kapasitet for å levere isolasjonsbokser som ofte utgjør en betydelig del av prosjekter for prosessanlegg offshore eller på land. Tiltakene vil bidra Read More

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming

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WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from governments and businesses to abandon fossil fuels during a special climate summit in New York on Monday. Former U.S. President Barack Obama fist bumps Greta Thunberg during a meeting at Read More

Kvaerner invests to increase productivity and competitiveness

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Kvaerner is taking new steps to increase competitiveness and position the company for future growth. At the Group’s advanced facilities at Stord, the capacity in the yard area, storage area and offices is expanded. In addition, Kvaerner establishes its own inhouse capacity to supply insulation boxes, which often makes up a significant part of offshore Read More

McDermott is said to hire restructuring firm for turnaround advice

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By Allison McNeely and David Wethe on 9/19/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) – McDermott International hired restructuring firm AlixPartners for strategic and operational advice as the company seeks to shore up its balance sheet, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The Houston-based company’s stock plunged as much as 76% Wednesday — trading was Read More

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world’s two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags Read More

Asian shares turn lower on guarded Fed, yen rises after BOJ

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares turned lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but signaled a higher bar to further policy easings. FILE PHOTO: A man sits in front of a screen displaying stock information at a brokerage house in Jinhua, Zhejiang province, China August 2, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer Treasury Read More

Confess your climate change sins! NBC’s online booth offers more proof eco-activism is becoming a religion

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Want to save the planet, but can’t overcome your addiction to steak and air travel? NBC has put out a call for “climate confessions,” allowing viewers to unburden themselves of their first-world problems anonymously. Anyone concerned about their failure to “do their part” in “preventing climate change” can confess their sins to NBC in one Read More

Asian shares edge higher after Fed, investors await BOJ

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged higher on Thursday, tracking some modest Wall Street gains after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but offered mixed signals on the next easing, keeping investors cautious. FILE PHOTO: A man sits in front of a screen displaying stock information at a brokerage house in Jinhua, Read More