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China's stock profile to grow as A-shares make MSCI debut

China's stock profile to grow as A-shares make MSCI debut

The MSCI China A Inclusion Index is heavily weighted toward financials, consumer, and real estate. Chinese stocks rebounded solidly Thursday ahead of the inclusion of A-shares into MSCI indices...

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Oil retreats on stronger dollar; US crude discount widens

Oil retreats on stronger dollar; US crude discount widens

For the week, WTI was on track for a 2.1 percent fall, adding to last week's near 5 percent decline and shrugging off a 3.6-million-barrel drop in USA crude stockpiles last week. Earlier, Novak told...

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Modi Lays Out Strategy to Bolster India's Regional Role

Modi Lays Out Strategy to Bolster India's Regional Role

In his keynote address at the Dialogue, Mr. Modi had said an "Asia of rivalry" will hold the region back while an Asia of cooperation will shape the current century. PM Modi said every disruption shou...

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Vermont offers people $10,000 to move there and work remotely

Vermont offers people $10,000 to move there and work remotely

The grant program is created to shore up the state's small and aging working population, according to Joan Goldstein, commissioner of economic development for Vermont . Companies have been getting ...

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Populist government sworn in, ending Italy's political deadlock

Populist government sworn in, ending Italy's political deadlock

Attendees came from all over Italy to celebrate, excited to finally see their representatives from the anti-establishment Five Star Movement at the highest levels of the government, which was formed...

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Davenport Sears store on closing list

Davenport Sears store on closing list

Total same-store sales declined 11.9% during the quarter, comprised of a 9.5% decline at Kmart and a 13.4% decline at Sears. See "Related Links" on the right side of this story for a full list of th...

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‘Don’t be evil’ prevails as Google not renewing controversial military AI project

Bob Work, the former deputy secretary of defence who launched Project Maven previous year, called Google's decision not to renew the contract "troubling" and anxious it could discourage others in Si...

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Eurozone inflation jumps higher on oil price spike

Eurozone inflation jumps higher on oil price spike

Gold and platinum producer Anglo American traded 2.76% higher at 1,846.60 while Rio Tinto , Glencore and Chilean miner Antofagasta were also among the top ten movers higher. Yields move inverse...

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Canada files WTO challenge of U.S. tariffs, to work with EU

Canada files WTO challenge of U.S. tariffs, to work with EU

Macron pledged the riposte would be "firm" and "proportionate" and in line with World Trade Organization rules. A handful of other USA trading partners, including South Korea, Australia, Argentina and...

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OECD Sees Stronger World Economy, But Risks Loom Large

OECD Sees Stronger World Economy, But Risks Loom Large

The prospect of a trade war is threatening the global growth outlook, which otherwise is on course for a 40-year low in unemployment, the OECD said on Wednesday. Outside of the OECD, Chinese growth wa...

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Deutsche Bank Is Sick but Not at Death's Door

News of the Fed's judgment, handed down past year but only made public now, was followed by a move from the leading ratings agency Standard & Poor's to downgrade Deutsche's long-term credit rating. ...

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Trump tariffs are about national security: Peter Navarro

Trump tariffs are about national security: Peter Navarro

This is the logic that makes mutually ruinous trade wars , once started, so hard to control. "These tariffs will harm industries and workers on both sides of the Canada-US border and will disrupt...

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Spanish PM Rajoy forced out of office

Spanish PM Rajoy forced out of office

Rajoy became Spain's first sitting prime minister to give evidence in a trial when he was called as a witness previous year, prompting calls for him to resign. In order to push through the no-confiden...

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Dow plummets over worries of political turmoil in Italy

Dow plummets over worries of political turmoil in Italy

All three major indices closed lower on Tuesday amid uncertainties about Italy's political situation, with the Dow plunging 500 points at session low. Treasuries. ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude fell 5...

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Only Seven Percent of Companies Are on Track for GDPR Compliance

Only Seven Percent of Companies Are on Track for GDPR Compliance

According to the privacy activist, Facebook is breaching a GDPR rule created to block firms from scooping up sensitive information like political opinions, religious beliefs and sexuality without ...

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Canada Retaliates With Tariffs on $12.8 Billion of U.S. Goods

Canada Retaliates With Tariffs on $12.8 Billion of U.S. Goods

Mexico said it would penalize US imports including pork bellies , apples, grapes, cheeses and flat steel . Threatened tariffs on steel and aluminum imported to the US were implemented on Thursda...

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Banking services may be hit by 2-day union strike from today

Banking services may be hit by 2-day union strike from today

The latest round of wage revision for all banks is due from November 1, 2017. All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA), general secretary C H Venkatachalam said. He had also said that officers...

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USA to Impose Steel Tariffs on EU

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said during a call with reporters on Thursday that slow progress on the NAFTA renegotiation is another reason why Canada and Mexico will now be subject to the imp...

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World’s longest non-stop commercial flights launch in October

World’s longest non-stop commercial flights launch in October

Tickets for Singapore Airlines direct flight to NewYork are on sale from today. Singapore Airlines will fly the new Airbus A350-900ULR (for "Ultra Long Range") on the route. Singapore Airlines'...

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Amazon to block Australians from its United States website

Amazon to block Australians from its United States website

Based on our assessment, we will redirect Australian customers from our worldwide sites to amazon .com.au where they can shop for products sold by Amazon US on the new Global Store, available today. ...

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