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 2022-08-15 02:37 

Reuters

China's retail, factory sectors unexpectedly slow in July...

China's economy unexpectedly slowed in July, with activity indicators from industrial output to retail sales missing forecasts by large margins, pointing to a shaky recovery as Beijing shows no sign of easing its zero-COVID policy....

 2022-08-15 02:02 

Reuters

China's Jan-July property investment falls at fastest pace since March 2020...

China's property investment in January-July fell6.4% from a year earlier, the fastest pace since March 2020, and more than the 5.4% decline in the first half of the year, official data showed on Monday....

 2022-08-15 01:57 

Reuters

Qantas to expand domestic freight fleet with six A321 jets...

Qantas Airways Ltd said on Monday it would add six Airbus SE A321 converted freighters to its domestic fleet to replace five ageing Boeing Co 737s and expand capacity in light of a structural shift to online shopping....

 2022-08-15 01:55 

Reuters

Commemorating liberation from Japan, S.Korea's Yoon calls for improved ties...

South Korea must overcome historical disputes with Japan and achieve peace with North Korea as key steps towards bolstering the stability and security of the North Asian region, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday....

 2022-08-15 01:53 

Reuters

China new home prices in July unchanged from June, down 0.9% y/y...

China's new home prices in July were unchanged for a second month as already fragile sentiment was further corroded by a mortgage boycott by homebuyers upset by unfinished projects despite continued stimulus measures....

 2022-08-15 01:51 

Reuters

Japan ruling party official visits Yasukuni war dead shrine on WW2 anniversary...

A senior official in Japan's ruling party visited Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni Shrine for war dead on Monday, the 77th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two, a move likely to anger South Korea and China....

 2022-08-15 01:50 

Reuters

China unexpectedly cuts 2 key rates, withdraws cash from banking system...

China's central bank unexpectedly cut key interest rates for the second time this year and withdrew some cash from banking system on Monday, in an attempt to revive credit demand to support the COVID-hit economy....

 2022-08-15 01:46 

Reuters

Russian forces pound Ukraine's Donetsk region...

Ukrainian forces reported heavy Russian shelling and attempts to advance on several towns in the eastern region of Donetsk that has become a key focus of the near six-month war, but said they had repelled many of the attacks....

 2022-08-15 01:14 

Reuters

BoE to deliver another bumper 50 bps lift in Sept as prices soar: Reuters poll...

The Bank of England will deliver another bumper 50 basis points (bps) increase to borrowing costs next month but then slow the pace to a more regular 25 basis point rise in November before pausing, a Reuters poll forecast....

 2022-08-15 01:11 

Reuters

Australia's Nearmap gets $755 million approach from Thoma Bravo, shares soar...

Australia's Nearmap Ltd disclosed on Monday a $754.6 million non-binding takeover proposal from Thoma Bravo and said it had granted due diligence to the private equity firm, sending shares of the aerial imagery company higher by more than 30%....

 2022-08-15 01:05 

Reuters

Oil prices ease as Aramco says ready to boost crude output...

Oil prices dropped for a second session on Monday after the head of the world's top exporter, Saudi Aramco, said it is ready to ramp up output while production at several offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms is resuming after a brief outage last wee...

 2022-08-15 01:04 

Reuters

Tokyo diners nosh on Demogorgon pasta, Eleven's waffles at 'Stranger Things' cafe...

Japanese fans of the sci-fi hit "Stranger Things" can chow down on demonic pasta and rock out to retro 1980s tunes at a pop-up cafe inspired by the Netflix Inc horror drama....

 2022-08-15 00:43 

Reuters

Strong market an apt tribute to India's Big Bull...

"I see hordes, hordes, hordes, and hordes of Indian money coming." Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was on the money when he predicted five years ago at a Reuters Breakingviews event in Mumbai that the country's stock market was approaching a tipping point...

 2022-08-15 00:33 

Reuters

Caste in California: Tech giants confront ancient Indian hierarchy...

America's tech giants are taking a modern-day crash course in India's ancient caste system, with Apple emerging as an early leader in policies to rid Silicon Valley of a rigid hierarchy that's segregated Indians for generations....

 2022-08-15 00:27 

Reuters

Japan's economy rebounds from COVID jolt, global slowdown clouds outlook...

Japan's economy expanded for the third straight quarter on solid private consumption, data for April-June showed on Monday, a sign the country was finally staging a much-delayed recovery from a COVID-induced downturn....

 2022-08-15 00:25 

Reuters

Asia shares edge higher, wary of Fed words...

Asian shares inched higher on Monday with investors anxious to see if Wall Street can sustain its rally as hopes U.S. inflation has peaked will be tested by likely hawkish commentary from the Federal Reserve this week....

 2022-08-15 00:00 

Reuters

Japan's economy expands annualised 2.2% in April-June...

Japan's economy expanded an annualised 2.2% in the April-June period to mark the third straight quarter of expansion on solid private consumption, government data showed on Monday....

 2022-08-14 23:02 

Reuters

Malaysia ex-PM Najib begins final bid to set aside 1MDB conviction...

Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak starts his final attempt on Monday to set aside his conviction in a corruption case linked to the multi-billion dollar 1MDB financial scandal....

 2022-08-14 22:56 

Reuters

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Carreno Busta beats Hurkacz for maiden Masters 1000 title | Reuters...

Pablo Carreno Busta rallied from a set down to defeat Hubert Hurkacz 3-6 6-3 6-3 in Montreal to claim the biggest title of his career at the Canadian Masters on Sunday....

 2022-08-14 22:16 

Reuters

U.S. actor Anne Heche is taken off life support and dies 9 days after car crash...

American actor Anne Heche was taken of life support on Sunday, nine days after suffering severe injuries in a fiery car crash, and has died as a compatible person was found to receive her donated organs, a spokesperson said....

 2022-08-14 22:12 

Reuters

Australia's Westpac capital position weaker at quarter-end...

Westpac Banking Corp on Monday said its capital position at the end of the fiscal third quarter was weaker, hurt by payment of an interim dividend and higher risk weighted assets (RWA) following interest rate hikes over the quarter....

 2022-08-14 21:40 

Reuters

NZ's Contact Energy to reinforce renewable energy generation with $193 mln investment...

New Zealand's Contact Energy said on Monday it would spend NZ$300 million ($193.29 million) to build a 51.4 megawatt geothermal power unit near its Te Huka power station in Taupo, that would help bolster its renewable power generation amid high demand...

 2022-08-14 21:23 

Reuters

Putin says Russia and North Korea will expand bilateral relations - KCNA...

Russian President Vladimir Putin told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that the two countries will "expand the comprehensive and constructive bilateral relations with common efforts," Pyongyang's state media reported on Monday....

 2022-08-14 21:14 

UPI

GOP lawmakers urge transparency from Garland on Mar-a-Lago search...

Republican lawmakers on Sunday expressed a desire for Attorney General Merrick Garland to share the agency's justifications for its search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence....

 2022-08-14 21:11 

Reuters

FBI, DHS warn U.S. law enforcement of threats after Trump search...

The FBI and U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have warned law enforcement agencies of an increase in threats following a search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home last week....

 2022-08-14 20:30 

UPI

'Bullet Train' tops North American box office for 2nd weekend...

"Bullet Train" is the No. 1 movie in North America for a second weekend, earning an additional $13.4 million in receipts this Friday through Sunday, BoxOfficeMojo.com has announced....

 2022-08-14 20:24 

Reuters

Halep beats Haddad Maia for third Canadian Open title...

Simona Halep ended Beatriz Haddad Maia's dream run in Toronto with a hard-fought 6-3 2-6 6-3 victory to claim her third Canadian Open title on Sunday....

 2022-08-14 20:05 

Reuters

Morning Bid: Asia's economic spotlight shines on giants China, Japan...

A look at the day ahead in Asian markets from Jamie McGeever...

 2022-08-14 20:01 

Reuters

Zimbabwe blames measles surge on sect gatherings after 80 children die...

A measles outbreak has killed 80 children in Zimbabwe since April, the ministry of health has said, blaming church sect gatherings for the surge....

 2022-08-14 19:59 

Reuters

U.S. condemns Jerusalem attack that wounded 5 Americans - State Dept...

The United States condemned what it called a "terrorist attack" outside the Old City of Jerusalem that wounded at least eight people, including at least five Americans, according to a statement from the U.S. State Department on Sunday....

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