Stories By 'Reuters'
The US and euro zone economies remain a world apart and growth data due in the coming days will only highlight the widening gap, suggesting that monetary policy will continue to move in opposing directions on the two sides of the Atlantic.
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Retail power and gas heavyweights Kansai Electric Power and Osaka Gas are locked in a struggle for dominance in the Kansai region, whose economy is nearly the size of South Korea’s and includes Osaka, the second-biggest city in Japan.
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The latest round of US tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health trackers, streaming music speakers and other accessories assembled in China, government rulings on tariffs show.
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In Dubai’s posh Jumeirah Beach Residence district, luxury apartment rents are down about 15 percent from a year ago—a sign, some fear, that the wealthy emirate’s recipe for economic success is getting stale.
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One of General Electric Co’s largest and most valuable customers, Saudi Arabia, is lining up competitors to bid against GE for lucrative power plant work, according to five people familiar with the situation.
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Muslim Rohingya refugees reaching Bangladesh say violence, including torture, persists against them in Myanmar and the overall environment remains “menacing” for ethnic and religious minorities, UN human rights investigators said on Thursday.
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Sanctions targeting key Russian economic sectors would kick in swiftly if US authorities determined the Kremlin had meddled again in a US election, under a bill gaining momentum in the Senate on Wednesday.
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s official line on US trade policy is one of careful deference to the Trump administration, acknowledging it is outside the Fed’s responsibility and that it might all turn out for the best.
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Swiss regulators are stepping up efforts to halt an exodus of cryptocurrency projects from the country, after two of only a handful of banks active in the nascent sector shut their doors on it in the last year.
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Fans of The Crown, one of the most expensive television series ever produced, have been given a sneak peak of actress Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret in the third season of the drama that chronicles Britain’s royal family.
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