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USA oil prices recover from struggles in past weeks

Chinese refiners have shifted to Iranian-owned tankers for almost all of their Iranian oil imports as other shipping firms stop their operations in the country ...


Brexit: chief negotiators vowed to make negotiations continuous - ANZ

He said he remained confident the two sides would reach a deal before March, and said the failure of the talks was "unlikely". 'We have got agreement on about...


Russian Central Bank Buys More Gold in Face of Tougher Sanctions

He claimed Russian Federation is making the world more risky. The US is already set to ban Russian exports of security-sensitive goods following the Salisbu...


Commission of Inquiry in to State Capture to Begin

The inquiry stems from a 2016 report into alleged influence-peddling by the Public Protector South Africa's main anti-graft authority. Worth mention here the ...


With record in view, aging US bull market may still be frisky

DJI rose 107.37 points, or 0.42 percent, to 25,866.06, the S&P 500 . SPX gained 10.68 points, or 0.37 percent, to 2,867.73 and the Nasdaq Composite . The ...


Trump bashes Fed chief Powell in interview with Reuters

Asked by Reuters whether he believes in the independence of the Fed , the president said , "I believe in the Fed doing what's good for the country". But...


Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort Are Guilty of Lots of Crimes

In the late afternoon, Paul Manafort , a shadowy global political operative with a soft spot for ill-advised clothing choices , was found guilty on eight cou...


Turkish high court rejects appeal for USA pastor Brunson's release

Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday told thousands of supporters in Ankara that the country was being "threatened by the economy, sanctions, foreign currency ,...


Iran's Foreign Ministry: EU should speed up efforts to save nuclear deal

But European leaders insist the Obama-era accord, which granted Iran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear programme, is worth keeping despite i...


US President Trump takes aim at Federal Reserve for rates hike

Trump, in an interview, added "I should be given more help by the Fed" through more accomodative monetary policy. President Trump is preparing to slap impor...


United Kingdom to Call for More Sanctions on Russian Federation

President Trump on Monday said he would consider lifting sanctions on Russian Federation if Moscow were to take steps towards working with the USA on issues lik...


Fed criticism drives dollar to eight-week low against yen

Trump and National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow have both called on Powell to ease off rate hikes to keep the booming economy growing and dismissed co...


Don't throw those contact lenses down the drain

A study estimates that between six and ten tonnes of plastic lenses end up in wastewater in the United States alone each year. The team sifted through wastewa...


London Gatwick passengers need to check whiteboards after IT glitch

Gatwick Airport's cloud-based flight information displays were only recently introduced to replace a dedicated local computer system. The problems have been g...


PepsiCo buys Sodastream for $3.2bn

PepsiCo will pay $144 per SodaStream share in cash, representing a 10.9 percent premium to Friday's closing price of SodaStream's US -listed stock and a 32 perc...


Elon Musk seems to beg Tesla's board to save him from himself

Tesla short sellers received a sizable payday hours after The New York Times published an eye-opening interview with an emotional Elon Musk , the electr...


Nvidia Q219 results: record revenue from all platforms

NVIDIA's shares took up to a 5% hit following a drop in GPU interested from the cryptocurrency mining market. That would fall short of analysts' average est...


Trump Asks SEC to Review Practicality of Quarterly Corporate Reports

Many U.K. businesses have shifted to a six-month reporting schedule after the country's regulators eased requirements for quarterly reports . The SEC requi...


NAFTA Talks Hit One-Year Mark as Trump Keeps Canada Hanging

Adam Austen, a spokesman for Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, who is leading NAFTA trade talks for Canada , said the minister was in regular contac...


Two Serie A matches postponed after Genoa bridge collapse

Cardinal Bagnasco told the mourners that Pope Francis had called him Friday evening to express closeness to all those suffering. Among the coffins was that of a...


Watchdog subpoenas Tesla over Musk go-private tweet

On Wednesday, news of a Tesla subpoena hit the market, served by the only and only SEC. Musk also tweeted late Monday night he was working with Goldman Sa...


Tesla's Musk says stress, overwork taking heavy toll

Musk told the Times on Thursday that he has been under vast pressure from his workload. In the interview , Mr Musk revealed he had sacrificed family mile...


Trump Says U.S. Won't Pay Turkey for Pastor's Release

The Turkish lira has lost almost 40 percent of its value against the dollar this year. "They should have given him back a long time ago, and Turkey has in m...


Turkish finance ministry says credit channels to remain open

China said that a delegation led by its vice commerce minister would travel to the United States for talks on August 21 and 22, raising hopes that Beiji...


Google not close to launching censored search engine in China

Google services, including its search engine, Gmail and Google Drive, are all blocked in China . China has the world's largest Internet audience but has frus...