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Goldman, Bank of England and stock exchange targeted by climate activists in London

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LONDON (Reuters) – Environmental activists glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange, blocked roads near the Bank of England and protested outside banks such as Goldman Sachs on Thursday to try to force Britain to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm. The Extinction Rebellion group has caused mass disruption across London, blocking Read More

World stocks slip, euro suffers, growth fears linger

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LONDON (Reuters) – World equity markets slipped on Thursday amid worries on global growth and as investors digested European earnings, while the Swedish crown slumped to its lowest in 17 years and the euro suffered after German data. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage Read More

Chipmaker ASM beats first-quarter targets, sees market outperformance in 2019

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(Reuters) – Dutch semiconductor supplier ASM International on Wednesday reported first-quarter revenue of 249 million euros ($278.5 million) and an order intake of 235 million euros, both exceeding its own expectations. The high order intake was again driven by ASM’s fabrication and logic semiconductor businesses, reflecting its solid position in these segments, CEO Chuck del Read More

Britain must commit to carbon capture to meet climate goals: lawmakers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must commit to projects to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions to meet its climate targets, a report from a cross-party group of lawmakers said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – A man walks through Greenwich Park as a haze of pollution sits over the London skyline April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Luke Read More

Extinction Rebellion to end London blockades on Thursday

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LONDON (Reuters) – Environmental campaigners Extinction Rebellion will close their two remaining central London protest sites on Thursday, the group said after 10 days of disruption in the British capital to highlight the risks of climate change. Drawing are pictured at the Extinction Rebellion protest site at the Marble Arch in London, Britain April 24, Read More

Oil firm Equinor agrees climate change targets with investors

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OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) – Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor will revise its climate targets next year and assess its investments against U.N.-backed goals following talks with major investors. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Equinor, formerly known as Statoil, is seen at the company’s headquarters in Fornebu, Norway May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis Oil companies, among Read More

Caterpillar slips as higher costs dent margins at construction business

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(Reuters) – Caterpillar Inc spooked investors for a second straight quarter as rising costs hit margins in its construction equipment business and tepid sales in the Asia Pacific region pointed to continuing subdued growth in China. FILE PHOTO: A row of excavators are seen at the Caterpillar booth at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG convention at the Las Read More

Pakistan’s Navy fires domestically-made cruise missile in ‘impressive fire power display’

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Pakistan showed off its newest domestically-built anti-ship and land-attack cruise missile during a test in the Indian Ocean. The test is part of Islamabad’s ongoing efforts to acquire more “indigenous” weapons. The missile, launched from a fast attack craft in the northern Indian Ocean, successfully hit a target on the shore, the Pakistani Navy said. Read More

Equinor bends to investor pressure on climate

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By Kelly Gilblom on 4/24/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) – Equinor is the latest large oil company to bow to a major investor group that is pushing corporations to take more robust action on climate change. The Norwegian giant has agreed to align its business model with the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord and will Read More

European shares hit highest since August on Credit Suisse, SAP

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares pared back losses on Wednesday as positive earnings in Europe from Credit Suisse and investor support for SAP helped soothe worries that China has put broader stimulus on hold. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville Read More