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Green bond issuance surpasses $100 billion so far this year: data

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global green bond issuance has surpassed the $100 billion mark already this year, the first time the milestone has been reached in the first half of this year, the Climate Bonds Initiative said on Tuesday. Green bonds are a growing category of fixed-income securities, which raise capital for projects with environmental benefits. Read More

Oil prices in balance between demand worries, U.S.-Iran tensions

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices hung in the balance on Tuesday as concerns over declining crude demand were offset by risks to supply linked to new U.S. sanctions on Iran. FILE PHOTO: Pumpjacks are seen against the setting sun at the Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang province, China December 7, 2018. Picture taken December 7, Read More

Sacked rugby star’s new fundraiser earning $1,000 a minute

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Israel Folau has found another way to raise funds for his legal battle against Rugby Australia after his GoFundMe page was shut down. The sacked Australian rugby star had his $5m (£2.7m) contract with the Wallabies and his club side the Sydney-based New South Wales Waratahs terminated in May over a social media post which Read More

‘Storm approaching’: firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup

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LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months. FILE PHOTO: Shipping containers are pictured at Yusen Terminals (YTI) on Terminal Island at the Read More

U.S. tariffs on China-made consumer tech goods seen cutting sales, delaying upgrades

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumers will delay or forgo technology upgrades if President Donald Trump imposes a new round of 25% tariffs on Chinese goods, slowing the U.S. innovation engine, technology industry executives said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A worker cycles past containers outside a logistics center near Tianjin Port, in northern China, May 16, Read More

US-Iran tensions raise threat of an even graver conflict

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By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor President Donald Trump calls it his policy of “maximum pressure” on Iran. He believes a mixture of increasingly tough sanctions coupled with diplomatic isolation will force the Islamic Republic back to the negotiating table. But we have been here before. Tehran has already been subjected to intense international sanctions Read More

UK puts mini-bond regulation under spotlight after LCF collapse

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s finance ministry said on Monday it would look at whether the regulation regime around mini-bond investments, used to raise funds for small businesses, is up to scratch following the collapse of investment firm London Capital & Finance (LCF). LCF went into administration in January with losses of up to 237 million Read More

Iran aims to direct more oil, condensate to domestic market: NIORDC

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Tehran — Iran plans to raise its current oil refining capacity by 250,000 b/d before next March, against the backdrop of strict sanctions on its crude exports from the US, the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company said Monday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “We Read More

Sacked Israel Folau’s crowdfunding page gets shut down

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An online fundraising page for former Wallabies full-back Israel Folau has been taken down. GoFundMe said the rugby star had violated its terms of service by promoting the “discrimination or exclusion” of LGBT people. Folau set up the crowdfunding page after his £2.2m contract was terminated in May because he had written posts on Instagram Read More

Malaysia’s 1MDB criminal case against Goldman Sachs delayed to September

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s criminal case against U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs involving $6.5 billion 1MDB bonds will be postponed to September, a court ruled on Monday, after defense lawyers asked for more time to receive instructions from their clients abroad. FILE PHOTO: The Goldman Sachs company logo is seen in the company’s space Read More