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Stocks, dollar hold gains with all eyes on Fed meeting

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LONDON (Reuters) – European shares tip-toed higher alongside government bond yields on Monday, as investors braced for what is shaping up to be a crucial week for global monetary policy. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Staff With the U.S. Federal Reserve Read More

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk appetite in check. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Read More

Fed likely to resist pressure to cut U.S. rates this week

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SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at a policy meeting this week but possibly lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC, Read More

Asian shares edge up, trade, geopolitical tensions cap gains; focus on Fed meeting

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks inched higher on Monday, with a rebound in the Hong Kong market helping the mood, as investors remained cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Read More

Asian shares wobble on trade, political tensions; focus turns to Fed meet

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares got off to a shaky start on Monday as investors were cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political tensions in the Middle East and Hong Kong kept risk-appetite in check. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage Read More

‘Iran written all over it’: Trump accuses Tehran of carrying out tanker attacks

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US President Donald Trump has accused Iran of being behind the recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, claiming that the evidence points squarely towards Tehran. Speaking about the attacks with Fox News on Friday morning, Trump said the evidence gathered by the US about them has “essentially got Iran written all Read More

European chipmakers tumble after Broadcom dashes hopes of rebound in demand

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FILE PHOTO: Broadcom Limited company logo is pictured on an office building in Rancho Bernardo, California May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake LONDON (Reuters) – European semiconductor stocks fell on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom warned a U.S.-China trade conflict and export restrictions on Huawei were causing a broad slowdown in demand for chips. Shares in Read More

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in front Read More

Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in Read More

Israeli settlers mount ‘price tag’ attack on West Bank village (PHOTOS)

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The West Bank village of Einbus fell victim to a Jewish settler ‘price tag’ attack Wednesday night, as vandals scrawled Hebrew graffiti on a mosque and other buildings, and slashed car tires. A number of car tires were slashed and red graffiti was sprayed on the Al-Arbaeen Shahid mosque, the village health clinic, a house Read More