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UBS says Asia's wealthy trade less, cut debt as politics shift

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Wealthy Asian investors are trading less, worried that trade tensions are tilting the global balance of power, Martin Blessing, co-head of wealth management at UBS (UBSG.S), said. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen at a branch office in Basel, Switzerland March 29, 2017. Picture taken on March 29, Read More

Indian regulator says Reuters report on J&J baby powder 'under consideration'

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s federal drug regulator said on Tuesday a Reuters report that Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its baby powder was “under consideration”. FILE PHOTO: A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York, February 24, Read More

Coal in stocking: Markets on track for worst December since Great Depression

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Wall Street has suffered the worst start to December since 1980, with stocks showing no sign of recovery before the holidays. The Dow and the S&P 500 are heading toward their worst final month since the Great Depression. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost has 507 points, closing more than two percent lower on Monday. Read More

J&J moves to limit impact of Reuters report on asbestos in Baby Powder

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson on Monday scrambled to contain fallout from a Reuters report that the healthcare conglomerate knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder, taking out full-page newspaper ads defending its product and practices, and readying its chief executive for his first television interview since investors erased Read More

ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD AND CROSSAMERICA ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT FOR SERIES OF ASSET EXCHANGES

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Laval, Québec, Canada and Allentown, PA, United States, December 17, 2018, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —                         ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD AND CROSSAMERICA ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT FOR SERIES OF ASSET EXCHANGES Alimentation Couche-Tard has agreed to sell to CrossAmerica 192 U.S. company-operated convenience and fuel retail stores (the “Circle K stores”) CrossAmerica has agreed to sell to Read More

China trade steps seen as good start but leave core U.S. demands untouched

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has welcomed Chinese concessions since the two declared a trade war truce in early December, but trade experts and people familiar with negotiations say Beijing needs to do far more to meet U.S. demands for long-term change in how China does business. FILE PHOTO: U.S. dollar and China yuan Read More

Thailand could legalise same-sex civil partnerships

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Thailand could be the first country in southeast Asia to legally recognise same-sex civil partnerships – if the government approves a new bill this month. As well as LGBTQI relationships being acknowledged under Thai law for the first time, other changes would include inheritance and property rights for same-sex couples, and the right to give Read More

Nations overcome divisions to agree climate pact rules

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Almost 200 countries have overcome political divisions to agree a set of rules for implementing the 2015 Paris climate accord – but critics say it is not ambitious enough to prevent the effects of global warming. Michal Kurtyka, a Polish official chairing the UN climate talks in Katowice, hailed the agreement on universal rules to Read More

Block Energy Plc has recovered 200 bbl of oil during flowback at West Rustavi license, Georgia

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12/14/2018 LONDON — Block Energy Plc, the exploration and production company focused on the Republic of Georgia, is pleased to announce that more than 200 bbl of oil were recovered from the legacy vertical well 16a at its West Rustavi permit during a 10-hr flow period. An additional 300 bbl of light oil flowed to Read More

Investors sell record $39 billion of stocks in past week: BAML

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FILE PHOTO: United States one dollar bills are seen on a light table at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington November 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Investors cashed out of equity funds at a record pace over the past week, with redemptions hitting $39 billion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Read More