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 2022-01-19 12:17 

Reuters

Supply crunch holds nickel near 11-year highs...

Nickel prices rose on Wednesday and hovered around 11-year highs as a supply shortage forced traders to pay huge premiums to get their hands on metal....

 2022-01-19 12:16 

Reuters

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 2022-01-19 12:13 

Reuters

Germany's Merkel turns down U.N. job offer...

Former German chancellor Angela Merkel has turned down the offer of a job at the United Nations, her office said on Wednesday, a month after she stepped down as Europe's most powerful politician after 16 years at the helm....

 2022-01-19 12:13 

Reuters

Credit Suisse chairman Horta-Osorio earned about 3.5 mln francs before departure - source...

Antonio Horta-Osorio will have earned roughly 3.5 million Swiss francs ($3.8 million) as chairman of Credit Suisse, a person familiar with the matter said, adding that he would not qualify for a payout after his departure on top of what he usually earned....

 2022-01-19 12:12 

Reuters

Will you resign? UK PM Johnson says "no"...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he would not resign and people should await the outcome of an inquiry into alleged parties held in his Downing Street residence during coronavirus lockdowns....

 2022-01-19 12:12 

Reuters

Ukrainian police scuffle with Poroshenko supporters as Blinken visits...

Ukrainian police scuffled on Wednesday with supporters of former president Petro Poroshenko, who was due to appear in court in a treason case that he says was cooked up by allies of his successor, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy....

 2022-01-19 12:10 

Reuters

Dutch museums, concert halls open briefly in protest at COVID-19 lockdown...

Museums and concert halls in the Netherlands opened briefly on Wednesday to protest at their continued closure under a COVID-19 lockdown, offering yoga sessions in front of paintings by Dutch masters and haircuts to the swell of a live symphony orchestra....

 2022-01-19 12:09 

Reuters

Lawmaker in UK PM Johnson's party defects to opposition...

A lawmaker in Boris Johnson's Conservative Party on Wednesday defected to the opposition, dealing a blow to the British prime minister was he faces a growing rebellion from in his own ranks and demands for his resignation....

 2022-01-19 12:08 

Reuters

Barrick's Q4 gold output rises 10.1% sequentially...

Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp said on Wednesday its fourth-quarter production rose 10.1% sequentially, helped by strong performance from its Carlin and Cortez mines....

 2022-01-19 12:07 

Reuters

Richemont gets more leverage in YNAP deal...

Cartier owner Richemont had a great Christmas. Its total sales rose to 5.7 billion euros in the quarter to the end of December, up about 36% from before the Covid-19 pandemic exploded, lifting its shares 8%. Booming demand for high-end bracelets and watch...

 2022-01-19 12:06 

Reuters

EQT sends message to private-equity rival CVC...

EQT's full-year results offer a teachable moment for its Luxembourg-based peer CVC Capital, which is weighing a possible London listing according to Sky News. The 39 billion euro Swedish private-equity group is booming. Earnings of 989 million euros l...

 2022-01-19 12:06 

Reuters

Austrian coronavirus cases shatter record as Omicron spreads - chancellor...

Austria's new daily coronavirus infections have shattered the previous record as the extremely contagious Omicron variant continues to spread, Chancellor Karl Nehammer said on Wednesday....

 2022-01-19 12:05 

UPI

Google says to get vaccinated, wear a mask in new Doodle...

Google is telling users to get vaccinated and to wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic with a new Doodle....

 2022-01-19 12:05 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE Google to improve enforcement of adult ads policy...

Alphabet Inc's Google said this week it would immediately improve enforcement of an age-sensitive ad policy after Reuters found ads for sex toys, liquor and high-risk investments in its search engine that should have been blocked under its efforts to ...

 2022-01-19 12:05 

Reuters

GSK's consumer promise will be hard to live up to...

GlaxoSmithKline is making a play for the premium aisle of consumer health. The maker of Lemsip drinks and Advil painkillers rejected Unilever's 50 billion pound offer for its consumer unit. To keep investors on side with her alternative plan to spin o...

 2022-01-19 12:04 

Reuters

U.S. mortgage interest rates climb for 4th straight week...

The interest rate on the most popular U.S. home loan rose for a fourth straight week last week, with residential real estate borrowing costs now the highest in nearly two years as financial markets anticipate that the Federal Reserve will raise rates soon...

 2022-01-19 12:03 

Reuters

Procter & Gamble beats quarter sales estimates...

Procter & Gamble Co beat quarterly sales estimates on Wednesday, as the consumer goods giant benefited from higher prices and resurgent demand for cleaning products due to a spike in COVID-19 infections....

 2022-01-19 12:03 

Reuters

How financial Western sanctions might target Russia...

Growing tensions between Moscow and Western powers have raised the prospect of new sanctions on Russia, possibly the severest yet, in the event of a Russian attack on neighbouring Ukraine....

 2022-01-19 12:02 

Reuters

Companies worry U.S. SEC climate rule may require broad emissions disclosures...

As the U.S. securities regulator wraps up a draft of a landmark new climate change rule, environmental campaigners and activist investors want it to require companies to disclose not only their own greenhouse gas emissions but those generated by their sup...

 2022-01-19 12:01 

Reuters

UAE committed to OPEC+ support on oil market balancing...

The United Arab Emirates is committed to support OPEC+ in achieving balance in the oil market, the state news agency WAM quoted Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei as saying on Wednesday....

 2022-01-19 12:00 

AP

Greece boosts air force with advanced French jet fighters...

TANAGRA, Greece (AP) — French-built fighter jets roared Wednesday over the Acropolis as Greece races to modernize its military and flaunts new security alliances aimed at checking neighboring Turke......

 2022-01-19 12:00 

Reuters

Crown strongest since 2011 as FX rebounds...

The Czech crown touched its strongest level since 2011 on Wednesday as central and eastern European currencies rebounded after taking a hit for a stronger U.S. dollar....

 2022-01-19 11:58 

Reuters

Greece receives first Rafale fighter jets from France...

Six new Rafale fighter jets flew low over the Acropolis in central Athens on Wednesday, the first planes purchased under a defence deal with France that has further stirred tensions with Greece's historic rival and NATO partner Turkey....

 2022-01-19 11:57 

Reuters

TenneT CEO says bringing in private investors not ruled out...

European power transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT might bring in private co-owners at some point to support huge investments needed to build up power links fit for the continent's renewable energy expansion, its CEO said....

 2022-01-19 11:56 

Reuters

Macron says EU must work on new security pact to put to Russia...

European Union countries must work together on a new stability and security deal that they could then discuss with Russia, French President Emmanuel Macron told the European Parliament on Wednesday....

 2022-01-19 11:50 

AP

Slovakia imposes COVID restrictions to get ready for omicron...

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia on Wednesday limited access to what the government considers the most risky events and public gatherings as the country gets ready for the highly infectious omi......

 2022-01-19 11:49 

AP

McIlroy to take aspects of Woods' game to improve in 2022...

Rory McIlroy made it something of a ritual to write his goals for the season on the back of his boarding pass on the flight to the Middle East for his first tournament of the year.Gone, though, are......

 2022-01-19 11:48 

Reuters

Bank of America profit jumps on M&A boost, loan growth...

Bank of America Corp reported a jump in fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, benefiting from loan growth and a frenetic pace of global dealmaking activity that helped drive its investment banking business....

 2022-01-19 11:46 

Reuters

SOFTS Raw sugar hits 2-1/2 week high as crude oil surges...

Raw sugar futures on ICE hit a 2-1/2 week high on Wednesday as crude oil surged due to an outage on a pipeline from Iraq to Turkey and geopolitical tensions in Russia and the United Arab Emirates....

 2022-01-19 11:44 

Reuters

Nine executives of Kenya Power in court over national blackout...

Nine executives of electricity distributor Kenya Power appeared in court on Wednesday on suspicion of failing to prevent a fault on the grid, which caused a nationwide blackout last week, official court documents showed....

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