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Historic day of climate strikes is unlikely to move Trump

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Greta Thunberg told a huge crowd in Manhattan that she thought around four million people had taken part in Friday’s global climate strikes. That is an extraordinary number, reflecting the urgency of this moment. What was also extraordinary was the uniformity of the message being delivered to governments all over the world: do more, now. Read More

Special Report: The three young women racing to defuse a climate-change bomb

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OVER THE NORWEGIAN SEA, Norway(Reuters) – Banking hard over the whitecaps off the west coast of Norway, the jetliner flying Dominika Pasternak and her fellow scientists descends so sharply that it seems for a moment as if the crew is about to ditch them all in the drink. FILE PHOTO: Kathryn Bennett, a postgraduate student Read More

Australian regulator loses court battle against wealth manager IOOF

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s banking watchdog lost a key case against IOOF after a court ruled the wealth manager did not breach pension industry laws, marking a second setback in as many months for financial regulators looking to clamp down on misconduct in the country. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has failed to demonstrate Read More

SEC’s Clayton worries about private markets, negative rates

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chair Jay Clayton said on Thursday he was concerned about the growth of private markets and negative interest rates as policymakers try to stimulate growth. FILE PHOTO: Jay Clayton, Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, speaks at the Economic Club of New York luncheon Read More

Investor Netter pushes FSD to restructure or return cash

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investment manager Donald Netter is stepping up his battle with First Trust High Income Long/Short Fund (FSD) by asking the closed-end fund to restructure or give investors their money back because it has been trading at a discount for years. Netter, whose Dolphin Limited Partnership I LP owns 450,000 shares of Read More

Middle East tension pushes Asian gasoil EFS to 42-week low, opens arbitrage window

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Singapore — The front-month October gasoil Exchange of Futures for Swaps widened to its lowest level this year, opening the arbitrage window for Asian suppliers to divert surplus distillate cargoes to Europe, to plug a potential supply shortage amid geopolitical tensions in the Middle East. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More

Erdogan, Putin & Rouhani speak on Syria

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Published time: 16 Sep, 2019 15:53 Edited time: 16 Sep, 2019 15:57 Follow RT on The presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey are meeting for three-way talks centered on resolving the conflict in Syria, including establishing a ‘buffer zone’ to manage the flow of refugees in the country. During their meeting in Ankara on Monday, Read More

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that the public health risks of rising temperatures will compel businesses and apartment building owners to install cooling systems. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacy sign displays a temperature of 37 degrees Celsius Read More

Court commando: Chinese ‘spy’ trial gets off to bizarre start over underwear shortage

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The trial of a Chinese businesswoman accused of trespassing at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and deceiving Secret Service agents kicked off with an exceptionally odd hold-up: the defendant showed up without underwear. Yujing Zhang, who was arrested in March after slipping past security at the Mar-a-Lago club in Florida and now faces federal charges, began Read More

Factbox: Hurricane Dorian threatens power outages in Georgia, Carolinas

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New York — Hurricane Dorian continued its slow crawl up the Southeastern US coast Wednesday, threatening power outages in Georgia and the Carolinas. The storm was expected to move up to the North Carolina coast by Friday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center’s 2:00 pm EDT advisory. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber Read More