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Activists break into French nuclear site to highlight risks

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PARIS (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists broke through two security barriers and launched fireworks inside the grounds of a French nuclear plant on Thursday to highlight the vulnerability of the plants to attacks. The environmentalist group issued video footage showing several of its members inside the fence of EDF’s Cattenom nuclear plant in northeast France, and Read More

Fitch says Syngenta risks rating downgrade due to corn lawsuits

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CHICAGO, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Fitch Ratings on Wednesday became the second major ratings agency to put Syngenta AG on notice for a potential downgrade, over uncertainties surrounding the Swiss-based company’s genetically modified corn lawsuit liabilities. Fitch said it has put the world’s largest crop chemical company on “rating watch negative,” flagging concerns about how Read More

Putin: Cryptocurrencies bear serious risks, including financing of terrorism

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Published time: 10 Oct, 2017 15:21 Edited time: 10 Oct, 2017 15:30 Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned against the rise of cryptocurrencies, saying they are often issued by anonymous sources and could be used for money laundering and the financing of terrorism. : Russian central bank wants to block bitcoin exchange websites “In a number Read More

Norway to study shift from oil to tackle climate risks: minister

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OSLO (Reuters) – Norway will study ways to make its economy greener and reduce dependence on oil and gas reserves that are likely to lose value amid efforts to slow climate change, Environment Minister Vidar Helgesen said on Thursday. A government commission of experts, to be appointed in coming days, will examine the nation’s green Read More

Bombardier dispute risks N.Irish peace, Ireland to tell U.S.

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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s foreign minister will raise Dublin’s concerns over the impact a trade dispute between the United States and Canada’s Bombardier could have on Northern Ireland’s peace process when he meets Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross this week. The U.S. government last week slapped a preliminary 220 percent tariff on the planemaker’s CSeries jets, Read More

UPDATE 1-Canada watchdog says taking action to stop housing risks materializing

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(Adds details on steps being taken) TORONTO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Canada’s top banking regulator said on Tuesday that his organization was taking pre-emptive action to reduce the risks arising from high household debt across the country and frothy housing markets. The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) proposed in July that it Read More

UPDATE 2-Canada's Metro buys Jean Coutu for $3.6 bln to stave off looming risks

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(Reuters) – Metro Inc, Canada’s third biggest food retailer, said on Monday it would buy pharmacy chain Jean Coutu Group for C$4.5 billion ($3.60 billion). Shares of Jean Coutu rose as much as 2.1 percent to touch a more than two-year high at C$24.81 in afternoon trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Metro Inc, which Read More

Shorting volatility: Rising risks mean itchier trigger fingers

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A long stretch of low volatility for U.S. stocks has made betting on continued calm a popular and lucrative trade, but traders and strategists warn that risks to the trade have mounted, while the potential for profits has shrunk. U.S. equity market volatility – the daily fluctuations in stock prices – Read More

Gold miners seek safety as political risks rise

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VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Canadian miner Eldorado Gold Corp’s threat this week to freeze investments in Greece after years of frustrating and costly permit delays highlighted the risks the industry faces when it strays away from mining-friendly countries. After moving into higher-risk countries in recent years to mine new deposits, companies are being forced to seek Read More

Muni prices stable amid Texas floods, but investors watch for risks

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BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Longtime municipal finance maven Marilyn Cohen unloaded several million dollars worth of Houston-area utility bonds on Tuesday even though she did not see a high risk to the debt – because a few of her clients were getting nervous. The concerns were “not what you want to hear in muni-land,” said Read More