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Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank

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OSLO (Reuters) – Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway’s central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world’s largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal. Extinction Rebellion climate activists block Norway’s Central Bank entrance in Oslo, Norway May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis Around 10 demonstrators Read More

North Korea warns no more talks until US backs off ‘impossible demands’

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Negotiations between the United States and North Korea over the latter’s nuclear program will not resume until the US administration backs off from what Pyongyang has characterized as a unilateral demand that it disarm. US President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un held summits in Singapore in June 2018 and in Hanoi Read More

Foreign investors hope India dials back policy shocks after Modi win

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Foreign companies in India have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election victory for the political stability it brings, but now they need to see him soften a protectionist stance adopted in the past year. BJP President Amit Shah and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gesture after the election results in New Read More

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, Read More

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher

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TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world’s two largest economies would reach a settlement soon. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected in an electronic board showing the graph of the Read More

Fears of deeper U.S.-China trade war push Asian shares to four-month low

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Tokyo (Reuters) – Asian stocks stumbled to a four-month low on Friday and crude oil plunged on worries the U.S.-China trade spat was developing into a more entrenched strategic dispute between the world’s two largest economies, pushing investors to safe-haven assets. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected in an electronic board showing the graph of Read More

Cequence Energy Announces Proposed Debt Transaction Private Placement and Credit Facility Renewal Update

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cequence Energy Ltd. (“Cequence” or the “Company”) (TSX: CQE) is pleased to announce a proposed debt restructuring transaction, private placement and credit facility renewal update. Under the terms of a first amending agreement to the Company’s $60.0 million Term Loan entered into between the Company and the Read More

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China’s heartland

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ANYANG/SANGPO, China (Reuters) – For years, China’s industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy. A poster showing Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen in front of the Xinyuan Steel plant Read More

Russia, Poland set goal to restart oil pipeline as tensions linger

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By Maciej Martewicz and Marek Strzelecki on 5/23/2019 Photo: Druzhba pipeline, Russia. WARSAW (Bloomberg) — Although compensation for damage caused during a contamination crisis remains a sticking point, Russia and Poland said flows of clean oil through the giant Druzhba pipeline into Europe could resume within 2 1/2 weeks. Transneft PJSC, Russia’s state crude oil Read More

Global growth worries slam Wall St. as trade tensions persist

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escalating trade war between United States and China would stymie global economic growth. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Read More