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Stocks turn ahead of Fed minutes as oil falls on price cap plan

Stocks turn ahead of Fed minutes as oil falls on price cap plan

Fed Minutes for November at 7:00 p.m. GMT American Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday Stocks post weak gains globally Eurozone economic data point to recession China hit by rising COVID-19 infections LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Global stocks rebounded on Wednesday ahead of minutes of a Federal Reserve meeting that could shed light on whether the …

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The Italian government approves the 2023 budget with 35 billion euros to revive the economy

The Italian government approves the 2023 budget with 35 billion euros to revive the economy

Budget finds more than 21 billion euros to bring energy bills under control Taxes additional profits of energy companies at 35% Includes amnesty on tax arrears, reduction of retirement age Relaunches the bridge project linking Sicily to the mainland ROME, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Italy’s new right-wing government on Tuesday approved its first budget, a …

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Asian stocks, oil prices skid on China COVID outbreaks

Asian stocks, oil prices skid on China COVID outbreaks

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Chinese stocks skid as Beijing coronavirus cases rise Dollar and bonds firm ahead of Fed minutes Oil prices fall again after losing 10% last week SYDNEY, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets and oil prices fell on Monday as investors worried about the economic fallout from new COVID-19 restrictions in China, with resulting …

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Asian stocks mixed on Fed warning, China hopes

Cautious stocks, US yield curve deep in recession territory

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Markets choppy after Fed rate warnings Most inverted U.S. yield curve since 1981 The dollar is selling again, but off the lows of the week SYDNEY, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Asian stocks were in a cautious mood on Friday after U.S. Federal Reserve officials fired more warning shots on interest rates amid rising coronavirus …

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Jeremy Hunt raises taxes and cuts spending to restore market confidence in UK

Jeremy Hunt raises taxes and cuts spending to restore market confidence in UK

UK economy in recession expected to contract in 2024 Nearly half of £55bn of belt-tightening due to tax hikes Budget watchdog sees 7% drop in living standards IFS think tank says most of the hit to come after 2024 The pound falls almost 1% against the dollar LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Britain’s Finance Minister …

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First TVs, now tortillas: US companies set minimum prices to end discounts

First TVs, now tortillas: US companies set minimum prices to end discounts

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Makers of everything from toys to tortillas are increasingly setting minimum prices on their products to maintain profits and limit price cuts as retailers like Walmart Inc (WMT. N) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) are trying to corner online sales. As a result, shoppers are enjoying fewer discounts on everyday …

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Exclusive: Germany steps up emergency cash plans to deal with blackout

Exclusive: Germany steps up emergency cash plans to deal with blackout

FRANKFURT, Nov 15 (Reuters) – German authorities are stepping up preparations for emergency cash deliveries in the event of a power outage to keep the economy going, four people involved said, as the country prepares for possible power cuts resulting from the war in Ukraine. Plans include the Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank, hoarding additional billions …

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Roche's Alzheimer's drug fails in long-awaited trial

Roche’s Alzheimer’s drug fails in long-awaited trial

Trials show small benefit, but without statistical validity Roche setback leaves Biogen and Eisai as leaders in the field It’s up to Roche’s CEO-designate to revive development fortunes Roche shares down 3.4%, its development partner Morphosys down 29% Nov 14 (Reuters) – Roche’s (ROG.S) Alzheimer’s drug candidate has not been shown to slow the progression …

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Asian stocks mixed on Fed warning, China hopes

Asian stocks mixed on Fed warning, China hopes

https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Fed’s Waller downplays CPI as a single number Beijing outlines ownership support and COVID steps Biden will meet Xi at the G20 SYDNEY, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were mixed on Monday as a top U.S. central banker warned investors against getting carried away by single-digit inflation, while Chinese stocks gained in …

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