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 2021-09-24 15:57 

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METALS Tin prices hit record highs on supply concerns...
 2021-09-24 15:50 

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China Evergrande stares into the void as interest deadline passes...

A deadline passed on Thursday for China Evergrande, the world's most indebted property company, to pay $83.5 million in interest on a dollar bond. With $305 billion in liabilities, Evergrande is struggling to meet debt obligations and global markets a...

 2021-09-24 15:44 

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La Palma firefighters retreat due to intensifying volcanic explosions...

Firefighters on La Palma have been ordered to retreat from the town of Todoque due to intensifying volcanic explosions, they tweeted on Friday....

 2021-09-24 15:43 

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Mercedes-Benz customers waiting more than a year for cars due to chip shortage - CEO in FAZ...

Mercedes-Benz customers are facing waiting times of more than a year for their orders because of interruptions to production caused by chip shortages, Daimler Chief Executive Ola Kallenius told a German newspaper in an interview on Friday....

 2021-09-24 15:42 

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Britain reports 35,623 new COVID-19 cases and 180 deaths...

Britain reported 35,623 new COVID-19 cases and 180 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test, official data showed on Friday....

 2021-09-24 15:37 

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Hosts of "The View" tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of Harris interview...

Two co-hosts of morning show "The View" tested positive for COVID-19 just before Vice President Kamala Harris was scheduled to appear in a live interview, the hosts of the show announced on air on Friday....

 2021-09-24 15:29 

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Brussels to Poland: protect human lives, allow EU guards to Belarus border...

The EU executive expressed concern on Friday over the plight of migrants stuck on the Polish-Belarusian border and urged Warsaw to protect human lives and allow the bloc's joint frontier force Frontex to provide assistance in the area....

 2021-09-24 15:27 

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How U.S. regulators are cracking down on cryptocurrencies...

Regulators globally are cracking down on cryptocurrencies, alarmed at a rapidly expanding market that exceeded a record $2 trillion in April. China on Friday said it was banning all crypto trading and mining, sending digital coins tumbling....

 2021-09-24 15:22 

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IMF estimates global fossil fuel subsidies at $6 trillion-Georgieva...

New IMF research estimates global fossil fuel subsidies at about $6 trillion, with about 70% from "under-charging" for the environmental costs associated with the fuels, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told a UN ...

 2021-09-24 15:22 

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Hundreds protest in Kabul to demand release of Afghan foreign reserves...

Hundreds of people protested in Kabul on Friday, demanding that the United States release billions of dollars in central bank reserves blocked outside Afghanistan as the new Taliban government struggles to contain a deepening economic crisis....

 2021-09-24 15:20 

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Prada strips back traditional dress at Milan Fashion Week...

Prada stripped down the traditional evening dress at Milan Fashion Week on Friday, presenting a spring collection that explored seduction through clothes....

 2021-09-24 15:15 

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U.S. shale producer Centennial launches Texas land sale | Reuters...

U.S. shale oil producer Centennial Resource Development Inc is seeking buyers for properties covering about 6,000 net acres in the southern Delaware basin of Texas, according to the company managing the sale....

 2021-09-24 15:15 

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Banks, asset managers back plan for "explosion" in UK share trading | Reuters...

Top banks and asset managers have thrown their weight behind proposals in Britain to scrap curbs on share trading after billions of euros in daily stock dealings left London for Amsterdam due to Brexit....

 2021-09-24 15:14 

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German archbishop to take 'spiritual time-out' after abuse scandal - Vatican | Reuters...

The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cologne will take a...

 2021-09-24 15:14 

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Dutch confirm plan to end gas production at Groningen next year | Reuters...

The Netherlands will go ahead with plans to end gas production at the large Groningen field next year, the Dutch government said on Friday, despite the current gas price rally....

 2021-09-24 15:14 

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Global money market funds see biggest inflow in seven weeks -Lipper | Reuters...

Global money market funds attracted large inflows in the week to Sept. 22, as expectations that the Federal Reserve might soon start tapering its stimulus measures made investors cautious....

 2021-09-24 15:12 

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Italy confident over Monte dei Paschi deal in October - sources | Reuters...

Italy's Treasury is confident it will be able to announce a deal clinching the sale of selected parts of Monte dei Paschi to larger bank UniCredit next month, four sources close to the matter told Reuters....

 2021-09-24 15:12 

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Generali's appointment committee backs keeping Donnet as CEO - sources | Reuters...

Generali's appointment committee decided on Friday to propose to the board that it finalise a slate of nominees for the board renewal keeping Chief Executive Philippe Donnet in his job for another mandate, two sources close to the situation told Reute...

 2021-09-24 15:11 

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Three more towns evacuated on La Palma as volcanic eruption intensifies...

Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma ordered the evacuation of the towns of Tajuya, Tacande de Abajo and the part of Tacande de Arriba that had not already been evacuated due to a volcanic eruption, emergency services said on Friday....

 2021-09-24 15:11 

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Petrofac reaches plea deal with UK prosecutor over bribery charges...

Oilfield services provider Petrofac on Friday reached a plea deal with the UK's fraud prosecutor relating to an investigation into the company's past dealings in the Middle East, sending shares 25% higher....

 2021-09-24 15:11 

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HSBC, StanChart may face secondary shockwaves from Evergrande crisis -analysts...

HSBC and Standard Chartered could face spillover damage to their profits and balance sheets from the debt crisis enveloping China Evergrande Group even though the two banks say they have limited their direct exposure, analysts have warned....

 2021-09-24 15:09 

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Norway to end coronavirus-related restrictions on Saturday...

Norway will reopen society on Saturday, the government said, ending its coronavirus-curbing restrictions, which have limited social interaction and hobbled many businesses....

 2021-09-24 15:09 

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Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian man during West Bank clashes: ministry...

Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man and injured others on Friday during clashes at a protest against Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry and medics said....

 2021-09-24 15:09 

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Trudeau's return to power with big spending plans could fuel Canada's hot inflation...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau risks further fueling Canada's hot inflation if he presses ahead with spending plans outlined during the election campaign, which could pressure the Bank of Canada to hike interest rates sooner than planned....

 2021-09-24 15:08 

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Wall Street rally fizzles out as Evergrande worries persist; Nike drops...

U.S. stock indexes fell on Friday following a two-day rally, as worries persisted about the spillover from debt-laden China Evergrande, while Nike tumbled after cutting its sales forecast....

 2021-09-24 15:07 

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Dollar hovers above one-week low as Evergrande questions linger...

The dollar hovered above a one-week low versus major peers on Friday, taking a breather after its biggest drop in almost a month overnight, as questions lingered about the fate of property developer China Evergrande Group ....

 2021-09-24 15:07 

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Italy's La Doria says top investor exploring options for stake, talks at preliminary stage...

The majority investor in Italy's La Doria is exploring various options regarding its stake in the juice and canned tomato producer but the discussions are at a preliminary stage, the company said in a statement on Friday....

 2021-09-24 15:06 

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Tesla's German landing will fuel competition - Volkswagen CEO...

The planned opening of Tesla's first gigafactory in Europe later this year will force local industry to step up its game, Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess said on Friday....

 2021-09-24 15:05 

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Texas asks 5th Circ to block license for nuclear waste site | Reuters...

Texas lodged a federal challenge Thursday over the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's granting of a license to construct and operate a storage facility for spent nuclear fuel and waste in the western part of the state....

 2021-09-24 15:01 

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Lithuania looks to ban 'untrustworthy' phones after Chinese censorship concerns | Reuters...

Lithuania's Defence Ministry is drafting legislation to ban state institutions from purchasing...

 2021-09-24 14:59 

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High risk of Black Pod in West African cocoa -Climate42 consultancy...

There is a high risk this year of an outbreak of the devastating fungal disease known as Black Pod in cocoa crops in West Africa, according to agricultural weather consultancy Climate42....

 2021-09-24 14:58 

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China ban shows crypto cons and a pro...

The Chinese Communist Party is no fan of cryptocurrencies. Ten regulators have piled on in the People's Republic , explicitly declaring all crypto activity to be illegal. It underlines the shortcomings of the asset class, but also unintentionally some...

 2021-09-24 14:57 

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Biden says there will be consequences over Haiti migrants' treatment...

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday there would be repercussions for U.S. Border Patrol agents over their harsh treatment of Haitian migrants at the southern U.S. border, calling it an embarrassment to the nation....

 2021-09-24 14:57 

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Omarova is dubious choice for U.S. bank cop...

Saule Omarova, a law professor picked by the White House to lead the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency , is a radical choice for the staid agency. She advocates scrapping private bank deposits and giving Americans accounts at the Federal Rese...

 2021-09-24 14:56 

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What's new in China's crackdown on crypto?...

China's most powerful regulators have intensified the country's crackdown on cryptocurrencies with a blanket ban on all crypto transactions and crypto mining....

 2021-09-24 14:54 

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Novak says Russia will remain reliable energy supplier...

Russia will remain a reliable supplier of energy to global markets, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday in a video address to the United Nations' energy conference....

 2021-09-24 14:53 

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Singapore reports highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases...

Singapore's health ministry reported 1,650 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the highest since the beginning of the pandemic....

 2021-09-24 14:53 

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Stocks step back as Evergrande fears hover, while bond yields gain...

World stocks largely slipped on Friday as worries over fallout from debt-laden China Evergrande persisted, while bond yields in Europe and the U.S. pushed higher after hawkish stances from central banks....

 2021-09-24 14:50 

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Moura back for Tottenham ahead of north London derby...

Tottenham Hotspur manager Nuno Espirito Santo was handed a boost ahead of his first north London derby as he declared forward Lucas Moura fit to face Arsenal at The Emirates on Sunday....

 2021-09-24 14:46 

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How to tell if the Evergrande crisis is spilling beyond China | Reuters...

Worries surrounding debt-strapped property developer China Evergrande have put investors on guard for evidence that the crisis may be spilling over into broader markets....

 2021-09-24 14:44 

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Biden cites stalemate over spending but confident bills will pass | Reuters...

U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday said he recognized spending bills to address infrastructure and other spending were at a standstill in Congress despite his fellow Democrats' majorities, but said he was confident the measures would pass....

 2021-09-24 14:41 

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Farmers despair as volcano ravages La Palma's banana crop...

In more than 50 years growing bananas on the Spanish island of La Palma, Antonio Brito Alvarez has never seen anything like the devastation wrought by the Cumbre Vieja volcano, which has been spewing out molten rock and ash since Sunday....

 2021-09-24 14:40 

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Huawei CFO Meng to appear in court, expected to reach agreement with U.S. -source...

Huawei Technologies (HWT.UL) Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou and U.S. prosecutors are expected to appear in court to say they have reached an agreement to resolve charges against her, according to a source familiar with the matter, in a process that ...

 2021-09-24 14:40 

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WPP pays $19 million in settlement with U.S. SEC...

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Friday that Britain's WPP had agreed to pay more than $19 million to resolve charges that it violated the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the For...

 2021-09-24 14:37 

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In ageing Germany, the young get desperate over climate...

In one of the world's most aged countries, some young people are resorting to drastic measures to voice their frustration at politicians' failure to tackle climate change....

 2021-09-24 14:35 

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A changing boardroom climate: insurance planning with ESG in mind...

Michael L. Zigelman, Patrick M. Kennell and Matthew Lee, of Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP, discuss the growing scrutiny of corporations' ESG practices and the need for companies to review the risks that could impact their insurance coverage....

 2021-09-24 14:34 

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Carnival says cruise bookings for 2022 second half above pre-pandemic levels...

Carnival Corp , said on Friday cruise bookings for the second half of 2022 were ahead of pre-pandemic levels, in a sign the cruise operator expects a rebound in business as it restarts voyages globally....

 2021-09-24 14:30 

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Dollar climbs as Evergrande uncertainty swirls...

The dollar was on track for its biggest daily percentage gain against a basket of major currencies in a week on Friday, as uncertainty over beleaguered Chinese property developer Evergrande helped the greenback bounce back from a sharp decline in the prio...

 2021-09-24 14:29 

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EXCLUSIVE UN migration body asks Brazil to receive Haitians on US-Mexico border - sources...

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has formally asked Brazil whether it would receive some Haitians camped along the U.S.-Mexico border hoping to enter the United States, according to two sources with knowledge of the request....

 2021-09-24 14:25 

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India's Sensex breaches 60,000 level as pandemic fears fade...

India's benchmark Sensex stock index registered its quickest 10,000-point run to breach the 60,000 level on Friday, outperforming regional peers on flush liquidity and on hopes of a vigorous economic recovery from pandemic troughs....

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