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Woman ‘decapitates mother’ as four-year-old boy looks on

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A woman has been charged with murder after allegedly decapitating her mother as a four-year-old relative looked on. Police did not confirm the nature of the mother’s injuries but Australian media reported she had been beheaded during the incident in the Australian city of Sydney on Saturday night. Detective Superintendent Brett McFadden described the attack Read More

Australian territory gives major status to solar plan by Singapore’s Sun Cable

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s Northern Territory has given major project status to an ambitious plan to transmit 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar power to Singapore by subsea cable, its chief minister said on Saturday. Michael Gunner said Singaporean firm Sun Cable’s proposed A$20 billion ($14 billion) solar farm near Tennant Creek would be the world’s Read More

AB InBev sells Australian brewer to Asahi, keeps Asia IPO on radar

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BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR), the world’s largest brewer, is selling its Australian operations to Japan’s Asahi (2502.T) for $11 billion and could revive the stalled flotation of its Asian business as it looks to cut debt. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Anheuser-Busch InBev is pictured inside the brewer’s headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, Feb. Read More

Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling

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LONDON (Reuters) – Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom curtailed appetite for equities on Wednesday and stoked demand for “safe” government bonds. U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his threat to tax another $325 billion of Chinese goods, amid nervousness Read More

Debt and dollar in demand, sterling and stocks stricken on trade war and Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom dampened appetite for equities on Wednesday while keeping alive interest in the dollar and government bonds. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of Read More

Asia shares subdued, dollar supported as sterling suffers

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares drifted off on Wednesday as anxious investors awaited more earnings reports from corporate America, while the dollar held firm in the wake of robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past an electric screen showing world markets indices outside a brokerage Read More

BHP’s 2018-2019 oil production falls 4% on year

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Sydney — BHP’s crude oil, condensate and natural gas liquids production fell in fiscal 2018-2019 (July-June) on the back of natural field decline and planned maintenance work which came amidst weaker prices, the company said in its operational review Wednesday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The Read More

Asia shares subdued, dollar benefits as sterling suffers

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares drifted off on Wednesday as anxious investors awaited more earnings reports from corporate America, while the dollar held firm in the wake of robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past an electric screen showing world markets indices outside a brokerage Read More

Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past an electric screen showing world markets indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, July 1, Read More

Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two years ago Nasdaq Inc (NDAQ.O) and Citigroup Inc (C.N) announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it “a milestone in the global financial sector.” A Wall St. street sign is seen near the New York Read More