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 2022-08-16 05:41 

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U.N. special envoy to visit Myanmar amid 'deteriorating situation'...

A senior U.N. official is visiting Myanmar this week, the United Nations said, on a rare visit that comes amid domestic political turmoil and fraying ties between Myanmar and its Southeast Asian neighbours....

 2022-08-16 05:34 

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Jewellery maker Pandora goes big on lab-made diamonds with North American launch...

Pandora , the world's largest jewellery maker, said on Tuesday it would move ahead with its bet on lab-made diamonds, following its announcement last year to stop selling mined diamonds....

 2022-08-16 05:13 

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Cryptoverse: Electric ether leaps on verge of Merge...

It looks like ethereum's mega-upgrade is happening. Finally....

 2022-08-16 05:13 

Reuters

Ben & Jerry's Unilever fight shows risks of ceding control...

Ben & Jerry's legal battle with Unilever sheds light on an issue affecting a growing number of purpose-led brands: how to maintain their identity after being bought by a major consumer company....

 2022-08-16 05:10 

Reuters

Loosening financial conditions threaten central bank inflation fight...

The U.S. Federal Reserve is hiking interest rates at the most aggressive pace in a generation, but the financial conditions it needs to tighten to tame soaring inflation are heading in the wrong direction....

 2022-08-16 05:10 

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China to boost economic demand, speed up infrastructure - state planner...

China will boost economic demand in a strong, reasonable and moderate manner and accelerate infrastructure construction in the third quarter of the year, officials from the state planner said on Tuesday....

 2022-08-16 05:05 

Reuters

Morning Bid: Growth pangs linger...

A look at the day ahead in European and global markets from Anshuman Daga...

 2022-08-16 04:55 

UPI

Grand jury subpoenas ex-Trump White House lawyer Herschmann...

A federal grand jury investigating activities linked to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol building has subpoenaed Eric Hershmann, a White House lawyer during the Trump administration....

 2022-08-16 04:52 

Reuters

ICC must protect test, ODI formats amid rise of T20 leagues: Dev...

Former India captain Kapil Dev has called on cricket's governing body (ICC) to take steps to protect the test and one-day international formats amid the global growth of lucrative domestic Twenty20 competitions....

 2022-08-16 04:47 

Reuters

Elliott Management has sold down remaining SoftBank stake -FT...

Activist investor Elliott Management has sold almost all of its remaining shares in SoftBank Group Corp after previously investing as much as $2.5 billion, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources....

 2022-08-16 04:45 

Reuters

India's SpiceJet settles with lessors for Boeing aircraft...

Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet Ltd said on Tuesday it has entered into a settlement agreement with aircraft lessor Goshawk Aviation Ltd and its affiliates related to three Boeing aircraft....

 2022-08-16 04:43 

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China stockpiled oil in July despite weak imports, refinery runs: Russell...

China's refinery processing and crude imports were unambiguously weak in July, but the world's largest oil importer still added to stockpiles, maintaining a trend of building inventories....

 2022-08-16 04:31 

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Electric perfection is enemy of hybrid-car good | Reuters...

There's a place for the hybrid electric car. Activists are attacking companies like Toyota for not ditching them fast enough in favour of purely battery-powered cars, while politicians prepare to wind down subsidies for or outright ban motors that mix...

 2022-08-16 04:29 

Reuters

H&M returns to Alibaba's Tmall, 16 months after Xinjiang controversy...

Swedish fashion giant H&M's official store on Alibaba's Tmall e-commerce platform has re-opened, 16 months after the Chinese site took it down following the brand's criticisms of human rights abuses in Xinjiang....

 2022-08-16 04:27 

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Soaring commodity prices lift BHP to best profit in 11 years, growing arsenal for M&A...

BHP Group Ltd reported bumper profits on surging commodity prices on Tuesday, sending shares sharply higher, as the global miner failed to rule out a second approach in its spurned $6 billion bid for OZ Minerals ....

 2022-08-16 04:15 

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Indonesia at 'pinnacle of global leadership', president says...

Indonesia is at the "pinnacle of global leadership", President Joko Widodo said in a national day speech on Tuesday, hailing his country's strong economic fundamentals amid a volatile global economy....

 2022-08-16 04:13 

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Indian shares open higher after July inflation dips | Reuters...

Indian shares opened higher on Tuesday, as data showing consumer inflation eased for a third straight month raised hopes that the central bank may rein in the pace of its rate hikes next month....

 2022-08-16 04:12 

Reuters

India inflation may remain elevated despite July dip analysts...

India's headline retail inflation that eased for the third straight month in July is expected to remain above the central bank's upper tolerance range in the near term, necessitating more rate hikes in coming months, analysts said....

 2022-08-16 03:52 

Reuters

Chinese military survey ship docks at Sri Lanka port...

The Chinese survey vessel Yuan Wang 5 has docked at Sri Lanka's Chinese-built Hambantota port, Refinitiv data and local media showed on Monday....

 2022-08-16 03:51 

Reuters

Tencent stops sales on its NFT platform Huanhe a year after launch as scrutiny mounts...

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings' non-fungible token (NFT) platform Huanhe will no longer release digital collectibles to the public, it said on Tuesday, as regulatory scrutiny of NFTs mounts in the country....

 2022-08-16 03:38 

UPI

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin again tests positive for COVID-19...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Monday that he has again tested positive for coronavirus....

 2022-08-16 03:31 

Reuters

Fitter Murray hopes consistency will bring seeding reward...

Andy Murray said his body is feeling the best it has "in a really long time" but that he still needs to take his game up a level if he wants to compete in the latter stages of tournaments on a regular basis....

 2022-08-16 03:12 

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Taiwan says China air force video of islands is information warfare...

Chinese air force footage of Taiwan's Penghu islands is information warfare, a senior Taiwanese officer said on Tuesday....

 2022-08-16 03:11 

Reuters

Thai economy to continue growing despite weaker-than-expected Q2 - c.bank...

Despite a weaker-than-expected second quarter, Thailand's economy is expected to continue growing in the second half of the year as tourism picks up, the central bank said on Tuesday, suggesting gradual policy tightening may continue....

 2022-08-16 03:09 

Reuters

China supports several private developers with bond guarantee -sources...

Chinese regulators have instructed state-owned China Bond Insurance Co. Ltd. to provide guarantees for onshore bond issuance by a few private property developers including Longfor Group and CIFI Holdings , according to four sources with knowledge of the m...

 2022-08-16 02:58 

Reuters

Stocks drift, oil slumps on recession fears...

Asian markets struggled for direction on Tuesday, weighed by worries over global growth following weak China data that knocked oil prices and commodity-linked currencies....

 2022-08-16 02:55 

UPI

Justice Dept. charges man with threatening to kill FBI agents after Mar-a-Lago search...

Federal prosecutors said a Pennsylvania man has been arrested and charged with making violent threats online targeting the FBI after agents searched the Florida home of former President Donald Trump....

 2022-08-16 02:55 

Reuters

Elliott exited Twitter during second quarter amid takeover frenzy, filings show...

Elliott Management, the hedge fund that pushed for big changes at Twitter two years ago, exited the stock during the second quarter, soon after Elon Musk announced plans to buy the social media company, a regulatory filing shows....

 2022-08-16 02:49 

Reuters

Philippines c.bank to hike by 50 bps on Thursday, catching up with peers...

The Philippine central bank will follow its surprise July rate hike with a half-point point rise on Thursday and another quarter-point increase in September to catch up with its peers in containing soaring inflation, a Reuters poll forecast....

 2022-08-16 02:28 

Reuters

Taiwan's president says peace critical to tech supply chain stability...

Peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait is critical to the stability of the global supply chain of high-tech products, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen told a Japanese publication, in comments published by her office on Tuesday....

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