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Tuesday, Jan 16

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Exclusive: Saudi Aramco snubs UBS and Bank of America for listing roles - sources

Reuters / UK / Markets

LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco has not invited UBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch to pitch for senior advisory roles in its stock market listing because they have not lent money to the state oil giant in recent years, according to five…

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Inflation falls back for first time since June as Brexit hit wanes

LONDON (Reuters) - British inflation eased off its post-Brexit vote high in December, official data showed on Tuesday, suggesting the financial squeeze on many households could be about to get a little bit easier. Shoppers cross the street…

Monday, Jan 15

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Trade options for UK financial services after Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) - A stand-off between Britain and the European Union over the future of London’s vast financial services industry is shaping up as one of the key Brexit battlegrounds of this year. EU trade negotiator Michel Barnier has…

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UPDATE 4-UK government seeks to limit damage after Carillion collapses

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Carillion collapsed on Monday after its banks lost faith in the construction and services company, forcing the government to step in to guarantee major public works contracts.

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Britain's Carillion collapses as banks refuse to lend it any more money

LONDON (Reuters) - British construction and services company Carillion collapsed on Monday when banks refused to lend it any more money, throwing hundreds of major projects in doubt and bringing down one of the government's most important…

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares hit historic highs, dollar slips anew

Reuters / UK / Markets

SYDNEY, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Asian shares hit historic highs

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Germany to include yuan in FX reserves - central banker

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Germany's central bank has decided to include China's currency, the yuan CNY=CFXS, in its foreign exchange reserves, Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret said in Hong Kong on Monday. FILE PHOTO - Deutsche…

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Asia shares hit historic highs, dollar slips anew

Reuters / Markets

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares hit historic highs on Monday after Wall Street extended its record-breaking run, while the U.S. dollar retreat continued as investors priced in the risk of tighter policies elsewhere in the developed world.

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London home-sellers cut prices by most since 2009 - Rightmove

Reuters / UK / Markets

LONDON (Reuters) - The prices that London home-sellers are seeking for their properties fell by the most since the financial crisis this month, at a time when prices in most of the rest of Britain are rising, industry figures showed on…

Sunday, Jan 14

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Britain's Carillion collapses after banks pull the plug

LONDON (Reuters) - Carillion collapsed on Monday when its banks pulled the plug, triggering Britain’s biggest corporate failure in a decade and forcing the government to step in to guarantee public services from school meals to roadworks.…

Saturday, Jan 13

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Exclusive: Current and former Uber security staffers cast doubt on spying claims

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The former security chief of Uber Technologies Inc. swore in a closed legal proceeding that he knew of no attempts to steal trade secrets from anyone, including Alphabet Inc's self-driving unit Waymo, and would be…

Friday, Jan 12

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Facebook changes News Feed, investors click on 'sad'

Reuters / Technology

(Reuters) - Shares of Facebook Inc fell more than 4 percent on Friday and were on track for their worst session in more than three months after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced changes that he said would hit user engagement in the…

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Dollar under pressure, euro bolstered by hawkish ECB minutes

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TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar slumped against rivals on Friday on the back of weak factory inflation data, while the euro enjoyed solid support after the European Central Bank hinted that it could be gearing up to trim its massive monetary…

Thursday, Jan 11

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Canada talks tough on trade as endgame on NAFTA talks nears

Reuters / Finance

LONDON, Ontario (Reuters) - Canada is talking tough with the United States, stressing its determination to push back against what it says are unfair trade practices ahead of crucial talks to revamp the tri-nation North American Free Trade…

UPDATE 8-U.S. House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

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(Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program, overcoming objections from privacy advocates and confusion prompted by morning…

Walmart wage hike may show wage pressures building for lowest paid

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Walmart's tit-for-tat minimum wage battle with Target, ratcheting to $11 an hour for the least experienced workers with likely pressure to move higher, may signal broader gains...

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South Korea plans to ban cryptocurrency trading

Reuters / Technology

The South Korean government says it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, sending bitcoin prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil. Grace Lee reports.

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Too hot to handle? Shell's Gaza gas field sale hits problems

Reuters / UK / Markets

LONDON (Reuters) - It may prove to be Royal Dutch Shell’s hardest sell. The Anglo-Dutch group is struggling to find a buyer for its gas field off the Gaza Strip, even among energy companies long used to dealing with projects fraught with…

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UPDATE 3-Tesco's Christmas tarnished by poor sales of DVDs and games

UK like-for-like sales in six weeks to Christmas up 1.9

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Global Markets: Asian shares weaken on trade worries, bonds recover as China rebuts report, bitcoin slumps

Reuters / Finance

TOKYO (Reuters) - The New Year rally in Asian shares petered out on Thursday due to concerns about rising U.S. protectionism, while bonds rebounded after China's regulator said a report about Beijing slowing or halting of its U.S. bond…

Wednesday, Jan 10

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China may be mulling Treasuries slowdown, but options limited

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese officials reviewing the country’s vast foreign exchange holdings have recommended slowing or halting purchases of U.S. Treasury bonds amid a less attractive market for them and rising U.S.-China trade…

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Cloud companies consider Intel rivals after security flaws found

Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Some of Intel Corp's data center customers, whose thousands of computers run cloud networks, are exploring using microchips from the market leader's rivals to build new infrastructure after the discovery of…

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UK business minister meets Peugeot CEO after Vauxhall plant job cuts - source

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's business minister Greg Clark is meeting Peugeot Chief Executive Carlos Tavares on Wednesday in Paris to discuss the firm's Vauxhall car plant, a source told Reuters after the firm announced job cuts, raising…

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UK industry on track to have boosted economy in fourth quarter 2017

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LONDON (Reuters) - British industrial output looks set to make a strong contribution to economic growth in the final months of 2017 but construction is likely to drag, official data showed on Wednesday. Economic growth slowed in the first…

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Global Markets: Bond yields hit multi-month highs on BOJ tweak, heavy supply

Reuters / Markets

LONDON (Reuters) - Major government bond yields hit multi-month highs on Wednesday on heavy supply and as investors reevaluated the likelihood of continued easy-money policies by the world's major central banks.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares step back from 2007 peak, oil at 3-year high

Reuters / Finance

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares flinched from testing their 2007 record peak on Wednesday, as investors booked profits in high-tech shares while oil prices hit three-year highs due to production cuts and a fall in inventories.

Tuesday, Jan 9

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Daily Briefing: Reshuffle looks like a misdeal

“Night of the Blunt Stilettos”; “No, Minister” - such are today’s headlines in even pro-government media after British PM Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle went pear-shaped, with one minister quitting rather than be reshuffled and another…

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RPT-As China restricts scrap, metal companies look to process copper abroad

BEIJING, Jan 8 (Reuters) - As China tightens restrictions on

Monday, Jan 8

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Daily Briefing: May reshuffles; Merkel still seeking partner

LONDON (Reuters) - Possibly the most significant thing about the cabinet reshuffle Theresa May is due to announce today is the fact that she is still in post to do it at all - such was the speculation throughout 2017 about how long she…