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 2022-11-24 02:44 

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Sri Lanka central bank holds rates steady, says mkt interest rates must fall...

COLOMBO (Reuters) Sri Lanka's central bank held rates on Thursday, adding it expects a moderation in market interest rates in line with the prevailing policy interest rates....

 2022-11-24 02:37 

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Dollar slips as risk sentiment improves after Fed minutes...

By Ankur Banerjee SINGAPORE (Reuters) The U.S. dollar was broadly weaker on Thursday as investors, encouraged the prospect of a slower pace of interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve, placed bets on riskier assets....

 2022-11-24 02:22 

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Oil falls as supply-disruption fears ease amid Russian price cap talks...

By Yuka Obayashi TOKYO (Reuters) Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending losses from the previous session, as fears of supply disruption eased on news that the Group of Seven (G7) nations were considering a high price cap on Russian oil....

 2022-11-24 01:57 

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South Korea truckers go on strike again, supply chain at risk...

By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) Unionised truckers in South Korea kicked off their second major strike in less than six months on Thursday, threatening to disrupt manufacturing and fuel supplies in the world's 10th-largest economy....

 2022-11-24 01:52 

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Malaysia's former ruling bloc may back Anwar in PM race...

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) Malaysia's former ruling coalition indicated that it may support opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim as prime minister, reversing a decision to stay neutral and potentially helping resolve a political stalemate....

 2022-11-24 01:37 

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Larger protests under control at Foxconn's major iPhone factory in China source...

TAIPEI (Reuters) Larger protests at Foxconn's flagship iPhone plant in China were under control and the company continued to communicate with employees engaged in smaller protests, a source said on Thursday....

 2022-11-24 01:22 

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Bill Ackman bets Hong Kong dollar peg can break...

SINGAPORE (Reuters) Billionaire investor Bill Ackman said he's betting the Hong Kong dollar can fall and said it's matter of time before its peg to the U.S. dollar breaks....

 2022-11-24 01:22 

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Teen and senior citizen among victims of Walmart Virginia shooting...

By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) Authorities on Wednesday identified the people killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in Chesapeake, Virginia, ranging in age from a 16-year-old boy to a 70-year-old man....

 2022-11-24 01:22 

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Brazil's Banco Safra buys Alfa financial conglomerate for $192 million...

By Tatiana Bautzer SAO PAULO (Reuters) Brazilian bank Banco Safra acquired control of financial conglomerate Alfa for 1.03 billion reais ($192.2 million), the bank said in a statement late on Wednesday....

 2022-11-24 01:22 

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Democrat Peltola re-elected to U.S. House in Alaska...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. Representative Mary Peltola of Alaska, a Democrat first elected in August, was reelected to a full two-year term on Wednesday, beating two Republicans, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and businessman Nick Begich, a...

 2022-11-24 01:07 

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S.Korean central bank hikes rates by 25 bps, slows tightening pace...

SEOUL (Reuters) South Korea's central bank raised interest rates by a more modest 25 basis points on Thursday, as expected, slowing the pace of policy tightening as it tries to tame inflation without choking off economic growth....

 2022-11-24 00:52 

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Venezuela's anti-inflation efforts dealt blow as currency tumbles...

CARACAS (Reuters) Venezuela's effort to curb high inflation by stabilizing exchange rates is becoming less effective as the local bolivar currency slips in value against the dollar, analysts said on Wednesday....

 2022-11-24 00:52 

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U.S. welcomes agreement between Kosovo and Serbia...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The United States on Wednesday welcomed an agreement between Serbia and Kosovo to end a nearly two-year dispute over car license plates in northern Kosovo, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement....

 2022-11-24 00:37 

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Japan Nov factory activity shrinks at quickest pace in 2 years...

TOKYO (Reuters) Japan's manufacturing activity contracted at the fastest pace in two years in November as demand worsened due to strong inflationary pressures, a business survey showed on Thursday....

 2022-11-24 00:22 

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Amazon UK adds e-cargo bikes, walkers in decarbonisation drive...

LONDON (Reuters) Amazon UK said it would expand its electric-cargo bike fleet and make more deliveries on foot to accelerate the decarbonisation of the transportation network it uses to deliver packages across the country....

 2022-11-24 00:22 

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ENGIE and Google strike power purchase agreement for Scotland's Moray West offshore wind development project...

PARIS (Reuters) French energy company ENGIE and technology giant Google said they had agreed to undertake a 12-year 100 MW corporate power purchase agreement to support Scotland's Moray West offshore wind development project....

 2022-11-24 00:17 

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Bankers pour cold water on red hot coal...

By Sarah McFarlane and Clara Denina LONDON (Reuters) It's the best of times, it's the worst of times. At least when it comes to mining coal....

 2022-11-24 00:07 

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Brazil's electoral court rejects Bolsonaro election challenge...

BRASILIA (Reuters) The head of Brazil's electoral court Alexandre de Moraes on Wednesday rejected a complaint from President Jair Bolsonaro's party to challenge October's run-off vote, which the incumbent lost my a narrow margin, according to ...

 2022-11-24 00:07 

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Japan PM Kishida says his office found some inadequacies on receipts attached to campaign report...

TOKYO (Reuters) Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday said the office in his constituency in western Hiroshima prefecture had found some inadequacies in receipts attached to a campaign expenditure report....

 2022-11-24 00:07 

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UNICEF study shows kids make up 40% of Haiti's cholera cases...

By Sarah Morland (Reuters) Some two in five of Haiti's growing number of cholera cases are among children, the United Nation's children's agency warned on Wednesday, saying youth suffering from severe malnutrition ran three times the risk of d...

 2022-11-23 23:37 

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Brazil's Lula government to ban or tax guns, says aide...

BRASILIA (Reuters) Brazil's government-elect of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will revoke decrees made by President Jair Bolsonaro that have eased access to firearms and is considering banning or taxing guns when it takes office in January, a senior Lula ...

 2022-11-23 23:37 

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Ukrainians suffer in cold, darkness as president implores U.N. to punish Russia...

By Simon Lewis and Dan Peleschuk WASHINGTON/KYIV (Reuters) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged the United Nations Security Council to act against Russia over air strikes on civilian infrastructure that have again plunged Ukrainian cities into da...

 2022-11-23 23:11 

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FTC likely to file lawsuit to block Microsoft's $69 billion bid for Activision Politico...

(Reuters) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is likely to file an antitrust lawsuit to block Microsoft Corp's $69 billion takeover bid for video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc, Politico reported on Wednesday, citing three people with know...

 2022-11-23 23:03 

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Australia approves national plan to safeguard Aboriginal heritage...

MELBOURNE (Reuters) Australia will set out a new national legal framework to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage, after a review of mining standards following Rio Tinto's destruction of sacred rock shelters for an iron ore mine, Environment Minister ...

 2022-11-23 22:52 

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Berkshire Hathaway says Warren Buffett donates shares to family charities...

(Reuters) Berkshire Hathaway Inc said Warren Buffett has donated more of his fortune to four family charities, without disclosing whether the billionaire chairman made a new donation to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation....

 2022-11-23 22:37 

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Chevron's Venezuelan oil exports will not profit state-run PDVSA Washington source...

HOUSTON (Reuters) A U.S. license allowing Chevron Corp to expand Venezuela's oil production and export its oil will be designed to prevent the country's state-run oil firm PDVSA to profit from the sales, according to a person familiar with the mat...

 2022-11-23 22:37 

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Mexico's Inbursa drops bid for Citigroup's Mexican retail arm Citibanamex...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Mexican bank Grupo Financiero Inbursa said on Wednesday it had pulled out of the bidding process for U.S. bank Citigroup's Mexican retail arm Citibanamex....

 2022-11-23 22:36 

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Brazil's federal police to be stretched by budget cuts, says official...

BRASILIA (Reuters) Brazil's federal police could see essential services, including Amazon rainforest protection, impacted by a budget shortfall into 2023, said a senator-elect and senior aide to the president-elect on Wednesday....

 2022-11-23 22:36 

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Soccer-Germany players cover mouths in team photo amid armband row...

By Karolos Grohmann DOHA (Reuters) Germany players placed their hands over their mouths during a team photo ahead of their game against Japan for their World Cup Group E on Wednesday as the row over FIFA's threat of sanctions over the "OneLove"...

 2022-11-23 22:23 

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Kosovo, Serbia reach deal to end dangerous dispute over car plates -EU...

PRISTINA (Reuters) Kosovo and Serbia reached an 11th-hour deal on Wednesday to end a nearly two-year dispute over car license plates in northern Kosovo, which the West had warned could trigger ethnic violence, the European Union's foreign policy chief...

 2022-11-23 22:22 

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RBNZ Governor says central bank policy now officially contractionary...

By Lucy Craymer WELLINGTON (Reuters) New Zealand's central bank governor said on Thursday benchmark interest rates needed to go higher and the country also needed to go into recession to get spiralling inflation under control, which would mean pain fo...

 2022-11-23 22:14 

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German regulator stays vigilant as Meta changes VR headset rules...

BERLIN (Reuters) Facebook's parent company Meta Platforms has responded to the German cartel office's concerns by allowing the use of its virtual reality headset without a Facebook account, the office said on Wednesday....

 2022-11-23 22:08 

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Turkish air strikes in Syria threatened safety of U.S. personnel -Pentagon...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) Recent Turkish air strikes in northern Syria threatened the safety of U.S. military personnel and the escalating situation jeopardized years of progress against Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said on Wednesday....

 2022-11-23 21:54 

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Bank of Canada reiterates inflation remains too high, higher rates still needed...

OTTAWA (Reuters) Canadian inflation remains high and broad based and more interest-rate increases will be needed to cool the overheating economy, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem said in testimony at the House of Commons on Wednesday....

 2022-11-23 21:52 

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Marketmind: The Fed's Thanksgiving tonic...

By Jamie McGeever (Reuters) A look at the day ahead in Asian markets from Jamie McGeever....

 2022-11-23 21:37 

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Democrats weigh options after Supreme Court decision on Trump taxes...

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. congressional Democrats on Wednesday grappled with the daunting task of reviewing six years of former President Donald Trump's tax returns as Republicans prepared to take control of the House of Representative...

 2022-11-23 21:37 

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North Korea says sanctions and pressure will only fuel more hostility KCNA...

SEOUL (Reuters) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's powerful sister, Kim Yo Jong, on Thursday denounced Seoul's push to impose additional sanctions on Pyongyang following its repeated missile launches, saying such measure will add to the North's...

 2022-11-23 21:22 

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New Zealand house prices forecast to drop 18% from peak: Reuters Poll...

By Vivek Mishra BENGALURU (Reuters) New Zealand's house prices are forecast to fall more than previously thought this year and next with a peak-to-trough slump of 18% as aggressive interest rate hikes weaken an already-slowing housing market, a Reuter...

 2022-11-23 21:07 

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Explainer-Trump's Supreme Court loss the latest failure to keep tax returns secret...

By Luc Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters) Donald Trump lost his latest battle to keep his tax returns secret when the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for the release of the Republican former president's records to the Democratic-led House of Representatives ...

 2022-11-23 21:07 

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Adult sex-abuse victims in New York can sue over decades-old incidents...

By Tom Hals WILMINGTON, Del (Reuters) -Adult sexual abuse victims in New York will get an opportunity to sue over decades-old allegations beginning Thursday when a law revives a range of cases including ones against hospitals, Wall Street banks and former...

 2022-11-23 21:07 

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South Korea producer inflation hits 16-month low in Oct...

SEOUL (Reuters) South Korea's annual producer inflation slowed for a fourth straight month in October to a 16-month low, central bank data showed on Thursday....

 2022-11-23 20:22 

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Elior declines comment on report of possible Derichebourg tie-up...

PARIS (Reuters) French catering company Elior declined to comment on Wednesday on a Bloomberg News report that it was weighing a tie-up with its biggest investor, Derichebourg....

 2022-11-23 20:22 

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At November Fed meeting, officials flagged market resilience amid volatile conditions...

By Michael S. Derby NEW YORK (Reuters) When Federal Reserve officials met at the start of the month to weigh another rate increase, some of them were thinking about what the central bank might have to do should the Treasury market run into trouble....

 2022-11-23 20:22 

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Colombian Congress approves royalties budget for 2023-2024...

BOGOTA (Reuters) Colombia's Congress on Wednesday approved a budget for investing billions of dollars in royalties from hydrocarbons and mineral exploitation....

 2022-11-23 20:07 

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Telecoms group Orange signs sustainability-linked refinancing of 6 billion euros syndicated credit facility...

PARIS (Reuters) Orange, France's biggest telecoms group, said on Wednesday it had signed an agreement for a sustainability-linked refinancing of its 6 billion euros ($6.2 billion) syndicated credit facility with 27 banks....

 2022-11-23 20:07 

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Kering confirms departure of Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele...

PARIS (Reuters) French luxury goods company Kering confirmed on Wednesday the departure of Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele....

 2022-11-23 20:07 

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Peace talks will not slow Colombia's offensive against armed groups -officials...

BOGOTA (Reuters) New peace talks with Colombia's insurgency have not stalled the country's offensives against armed groups, drug traffickers and illegal miners, two senior officials said on Wednesday....

 2022-11-23 19:52 

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Uber, delivery apps propose offering Mexico drivers social security benefits...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) Tech giant Uber and delivery apps DiDi and Rappi have proposed offering social security benefits to workers in Mexico for the first time ahead of a new government bill set to regulate the gig economy....

 2022-11-23 19:52 

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Poland asks Germany to send Patriot missile launchers to Ukraine...

WARSAW (Reuters) -Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Wednesday he had asked Germany to send Patriot missile launchers offered to Poland to Ukraine....

 2022-11-23 19:52 

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ECB's Centeno sees more consolidation in Portugal's banking sector...

By Sergio Goncalves and Andrei Khalip LISBON (Reuters) Further consolidation of Portugal's banking sector is inevitable, European Central Bank member Mario Centeno told Reuters on Wednesday, calling "remarkable" the recent progress the country...

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