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Did someone say rate cut? Five questions for the ECB

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LONDON (Reuters) – After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way, investors hope Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting will give the clearest signal yet of imminent policy easing, if not the details. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured outside Read More

Argentina’s shale oil production growth pushes up refinery run rates

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Argentina’s surging shale oil production is feeding more supplies to the country’s refineries, helping to increase run rates, the Neuquen government said Wednesday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Refineries operated at an average of 78.3% of capacity in May, the highest rate in seven months, the Read More

US readies plan for escorting oil tankers through Strait of Hormuz

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Highlights Trump’s defense chief nominee says effort will deter attacks ‘Maritime security initiative’ to be unveiled Friday US pushes Asian importers to share security burden Washington — Military escorts of oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz by a US-led coalition will deter additional vessel attacks and “provocation or miscalculation” through the key oil chokepoint, Read More

Riot police bear down on Hong Kong protesters

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Riot police have lined-up on the streets of Hong Kong as several thousand people marched against traders from mainland China. The demonstrations were the latest in what is fast-becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-autonomous territory. Major protests have taken place in the past month against a proposal to change extradition laws. The march Read More

Riot police line up in Hong Kong during latest protests

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Riot police have lined-up on the streets of Hong Kong as several thousand people marched against traders from mainland China. The demonstrations were the latest in what is fast-becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-autonomous territory. Major protests have taken place in the past month against a proposal to change extradition laws. The march Read More

Otto Warmbier’s parents ask court for seized N. Korean ship as ‘wrongful death’ payment

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The parents of late US student Otto Warmbier have mixed personal tragedy with politics, asking a court for the North Korean trade ship the US captured in May to be part of the $501 million compensation for their son’s death. The Warmbiers’ motion accuses Pyongyang of being reluctant to pay $501 million in damages which Read More

Otto Warmbier’s parents ask court for seized N. Korean ship as ‘wrongful death’ payment

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Parents of late US student Otto Warmbier have mixed personal tragedy with politics, asking court for the North Korean trade ship the US captured in May to be part of the $501 million compensation for their son’s death. The Warmbiers’ motion accuses Pyongyang of being reluctant to pay some $501 million in damages the student’s Read More

DoJ pushes T-Mobile to give more to Dish: CNBC

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of T-Mobile Austria is seen outside of one of its shops in Viennaa, Austria, February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo (Reuters) – Dish Network Corp and T-Mobile US Inc are nearing a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice on a hosting agreement that would push Dish as a new U.S. Read More

U.S.-China trade truce pushes global stocks higher

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world’s two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth. The United States and China agreed on Read More

Expect US to fight back as Russia & China lead BRICS away from dollar trade

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While Russia and China’s push to reduce the role of the US dollar in trade is catching on, don’t expect Washington to give up its global economic dominance without a fight, an analyst has told RT. The two countries’ presidents, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, recently announced their intention to expand the use of their Read More