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    SEOUL, Nov 25 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol warned that the government might step in to break up a nationwide strike by truckers, calling it illegal and unacceptable to take the national supply chain “hostage” during an economic crisis. Thousands of unionised truckers kicked off their second major strike in less than six ...
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    MELBOURNE, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Top lithium supplier Australia is set to become more selective about who it lets invest in its growing critical minerals industry, Treasurer Jim Chalmers said on Friday. Australia, a major supplier of minerals key to the energy transition like rare earths, has more to gain by encouraging investment from allies ...
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    Fed minutes for November due at 1900 GMT Wall Street stocks trade higher U.S. Treasury yields retreat Crude prices drop more than 4% U.S. dollar falls NEW YORK, Nov 23 (Reuters) – World equities rose while U.S. Treasury yields were lower ahead of the release of the Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes that would offer a ...
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    European stocks drop after early rise Dollar regains strength on hawkish Fed speak Micron gloom frazzles chipmakers Oil and metals sag in commodity markets LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Nagging recession and interest rate worries had Europe’s markets spluttering on Thursday, and the pound started to sag as Britain looked to put last month’s disastrous ...
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    HONG KONG, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Asian stocks dropped and the dollar gained on Wednesday after a blast in Poland that Ukraine and Polish authorities said was caused by a Russian-made missile. Worries over a potential ratcheting up of geopolitical tensions spurred a drop of 1% in MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ...
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    BENGALURU, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Indian shares are expected to open slightly higher on Tuesday, as data showing annual retail inflation eased to a three-month low in October strengthened bets of smaller interest rate hikes from the country’s central bank. India’s NSE stock futures listed on the Singapore exchange were up 0.29%, as of 0150 ...
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    SYDNEY, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Asian share markets were mixed on Tuesday and oil was weaker as investors sought to digest the economic implications of China’s COVID policy adjustments and a rescue package for the country’s struggling property sector. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) was up 0.1%, following mild losses for ...
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    Fed’s Waller downplays recent inflation data Brainard says Fed likely to slow hikes soon Beijing lays out property support, COVID steps Biden meets China’s Xi at G20 meeting NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) – A gauge of global stocks ended lower on Monday in choppy trade and U.S. bond yields rose as investors assessed comments ...
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    Roche falls as Alzheimer’s drug fails to meet goal Media stocks lead sectoral advance Miners rise on hopes of China demand improving Nov 14 (Reuters) – European shares edged higher on Monday, as media stocks were boosted by Britain’s Informa, although caution prevailed after a top Federal Reserve policymaker warned that the U.S. central bank ...
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    LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) – European shares rose and Wall Street futures edged higher on Tuesday, as market focus turned to the U.S. mid-term elections, which analysts say could lead to a boost for equities. Markets had started the week with a “risk-on” tone, which some analysts attributed to hopes that China could relax its ...