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    LONDON, Nov 28 – Sterling edged up against a weaker dollar on Monday, hovering near a three-month high, even as Britain’s murky economic outlook weighed on traders’ minds. At 1030 GMT, the pound was up 0.12% at $1.2103 – not far off a three-month high of $1.2153 touched on Nov. 24. But sterling fell 0.6% ...
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    A look at the day ahead in U.S. and global markets from Mike Dolan. Rare anti-government unrest across China’s cities over the weekend has unnerved world markets, weakening crude oil prices and adding fresh political risks to a fragile year-end. As demonstrations over strict COVID-19 curbs flared across the country over the weekend and infections ...
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    TOKYO, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A Japanese filmmaker jailed for nearly four months in Myanmar described some of his detention there as “hell” and called on Tokyo to take a tougher stance against human rights abuses in the military-controlled country. The Southeast Asian nation has been in chaos since the military overthrew an elected government ...
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    Burkina Faso gold industry set to decline, CEO says Militant attacks have intensified this year Russia’s Nordgold shut Taparko mine in April OUAGADOUGOU, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A gold mining boom in Burkina Faso over the last decade propelled Boukary Diallo from being a vendor on a market stall to running a meat business supplying ...
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    SINGAPORE, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The dollar climbed on Monday as protests against COVID restrictions in China rattled financial markets, sending the yuan sliding and pushing nervous investors toward the safe-haven greenback. The COVID protests have flared across China and spread to several cities in the wake of a deadly fire in Urumqi in the ...
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    LONDON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Qatar has launched a review of its investments in London after the city’s transport authority this week banned the Gulf state’s tourism advertisements on the capital’s buses, taxis and Underground train system, Saturday’s Financial Times reported. The paper said the move by Transport for London (TfL) was triggered by concerns ...
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    LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) – British fashion chain Primark set out plans to invest 140 million pounds ($169 million) in its UK store estate over the next two years, betting on its rock-bottom prices luring customers as the country grapples with a cost-of-living crisis. The budget group, part of Associated British Foods (ABF.L), said on ...
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    Dr. Martens tumbles on dour forecast Vodafone, Imperial Brands slide on ex-dividend trade FTSE 100 up 0.3%, FTSE 250 adds 0.7% Nov 24 (Reuters) – UK’s main stock indexes rose on Thursday on signs that the U.S. Federal Reserve might ease its aggressive stance on interest rate hikes, while Dr. Martens tumbled after the bootmaker ...
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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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    LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Bank of England Chief Economist Huw Pill said on Wednesday that more interest rate hikes will likely be needed to return inflation to the central bank’s 2% target sustainably, echoing previous central bank communication. “Given the need to contain the risk of greater inflation persistence implied by potential second round ...