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U.S. dollar to remain dominant currency; euro, renminbi rising gradually: UBS...

The U.S. dollar will remain the world’s leading reserve currency over the next 25 years, with the euro and renminbi expected to further...

Shares lose steam, sterling off five-month peak with Brexit talks set...

Shares markets lost some steam in Asian trading on Wednesday while sterling came off five-month highs as investors remained uncertain whether crunch talks...

Roche boosts 2019 sales outlook, sees Spark deal this year

sales outlook for a third time, helped by rising Chinese revenue, and said it expects to finish its 4.3 billion dollars takeover of...

Gold inches up on Brexit jitters, risk-on mood limits gains

Gold inches up on Brexit jitters, risk-on mood limits gains Gold prices edged higher on Wednesday after shedding nearly one per cent in the...

S/Africa hit by power cuts after Eskom generators breakdown

S/Africa hit by power cuts after Eskom generators breakdown South Africa was hit by power cuts on Wednesday after some generating units broke down,...

Oil prices edge higher as OPEC hints at deeper output cuts

Oil prices rose on Wednesday, tracking gains in equities, as investors pinned hopes on a potential Brexit deal between Britain and the European...

Oil prices extend losses into second session on weak China data

Oil prices fell on Tuesday after heavy losses in the previous session, as two days of weak Chinese data added to worries about...

Indonesia returns to trade deficit in September

  Indonesia swung back to a trade deficit in September as the pace of the decline in imports was slower than expected, data from...

Abu Dhabi’s Aldar markets $500m sukuk

Aldar Investment Properties, a fully owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi’s largest developer Aldar Properties on Tuesday began marketing a 10-year sukuk or Islamic...

Global stocks, pound rise on cautious Brexit deal hopes

Asian stocks and the pound gained on Tuesday as investors held out hope that Britain still had a chance of avoiding a messy...

Volkswagen CEO says electric car shift won’t hurt margins: paper

Volkswagen does not expect the shift in production toward electric cars aimed at averting billions of euros in European pollution fines to hurt...

French energy giant Total to buy 37% stake in India’s Adani...

  French energy giant Total SA said on Monday it will buy a 37.4 per cent stake in Indian gas distribution company, Adani Gas,...

Euro zone industrial output rebounds with capital goods boost

Euro zone industrial output rebounds with capital goods boost Euro zone industrial production rose in August by more than expected, official estimates showed on...

Singapore eases monetary policy for first time in three years

Singapore’s central bank eased monetary policy for the first time in three years on Monday, as widely expected, with the city-state’s bellwether economy...

Asian shares get trade lift, let down by China data

Asian share markets firmed on Monday as signs of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade standoff whetted risk appetites, though investors remained wary of...

Oil prices down as U.S.-China trade deal has no outcome

  Oil prices eased on Monday as scant details on the first phase of a trade deal between the United States and China undercut...

UK employers slam $249bn cost of Labour renationalization plans

  A British employers’ group criticised on Monday what it said would be the “beyond eye-watering” cost of the opposition Labour Party’s plans to...

New Zealand PM Ardern steps up fight against extremist online content

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced more funding and support on Monday to target violent extremist content online, just months after an...

Dollar holds near 2-1/2-month high vs yen on trade progress; sterling...

The dollar held near a 2-1/2-month high against the yen on Monday on signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, while sterling’s rally...

Malaysia to cut export duties for crude palm oil in 2020

Malaysia will reduce duties on exports of crude palm oil, its first review since the current tax rate was imposed in 2013, Finance...

Indonesia likely to record trade surplus in September – Reuters’ poll

Indonesia is expected to post a trade surplus for a second straight month in September amid a slower pace of decline in exports...

Rising old used car prices help push poor Americans over the...

For America’s working poor, an often essential ingredient for getting and keeping a job – having a car – has rarely been more...

Asian shares jump on ‘very good’ trade talks, pound edges up

Asian shares jumped on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China’s top trade negotiator, stirring hopes for an...

Oil rises on hopes for deeper OPEC output cuts, U.S.-China trade...

Oil prices climbed early on Friday, building on gains in the previous session, after producer club OPEC hinted at making deeper cuts in...