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‘We don’t know how well antidepressants work’: Danish study blows lid off flawed medical research

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Researchers from the Nordic Cochrane Centre have expressed alarm at research into the effectiveness of antidepressant medication, citing such degrees of widespread bias and systematic distortion that we can’t be certain they work. “We are not saying (anti-depression medication) doesn’t work. But the studies that have been done are often of poor quality and it’s Read More

China’s slowing economy still shows growth that any country would envy

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Beijing has released second quarter data showing the country’s economy grew 6.2 percent from a year ago, the worst result in nearly three decades that also comes amid China’s simmering trade war with the US. China’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth declined for the second quarter in a row, down 0.2 percent from 6.4 percent Read More

Oil prices nudge up on Chinese economic data

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose slightly on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations but gains were capped by overall figures showing the country’s slowest quarterly economic growth in decades. A horizontal drilling rig on a lease owned by Parsley Energy operates at sunrise in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas Read More

Analysis: Asian distillate refining margins receive boost from plant issues

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Singapore — A recent slew of issues at refineries around the globe has provided a much-needed boost to Asian refining margins in July, improving overall regional fundamentals and opening arbitrage opportunities. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The gasoline market, which has been grappling with a supply 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

New Zealand holds first gun buyback event since Christchurch shootings

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter New Zealand has held its first gun buyback session following the tightening of gun laws earlier this year. The changes followed the killings of 51 people at two mosques in the South Island city of Christchurch in March. Just a few days after that attack, New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Read More

‘We have nothing to quarrel about’: Russians & Ukrainians speak for unity at televised conference

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As politicians in Russia and Ukraine take the first steps to renew talks after years of strained relations, people in both countries have come forward in a televised “bridge” show to call for unity between the two nations. Russians and Ukrainians have engaged in a two-hour-long civil dialog for the first time in several years, Read More

Wall Street rises on rate cut optimism; S&P 500, Dow hit new highs

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(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit fresh record highs on Friday, as the indexes continued a strong run for the week on hopes of an interest rate cut this month, while investors waited for the start of the corporate earnings season. Numbers showing the rise of the Dow Jones Read More

Cracks in Permian promise slowing shale boom

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By Kevin Crowley and Rachel Adams-Heard on 7/12/2019 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) –The promise of the Permian is shrinking. Producers in the nation’s oil-rich shale basins are dialing back growth plans in the face of a growing panoply of problems that’s killing returns and keeping skeptical investors away. The constraints are manifold: pipeline limits, reduced flow from Read More

Air China to buy 20 A350-900 wide-body aircraft from Airbus

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The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters in Blagnac near Toulouse, France, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) – Air China Ltd (601111.SS), China’s flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE (AIR.PA), both companies said, bolstering the European planemaker’s order book for wide-body jets against Boeing Co (BA.N) amid Sino-U.S. Read More