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Turkish lira slightly weaker after Erdogan-Trump meeting Turkish lira slightly weaker after Erdogan-Trump meeting

Turkish lira slightly weaker after Erdogan-Trump meeting

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ISTANBUL, Nov 14 (Reuters) – The Turkish lira weakened on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump pushed President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defence system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties. The lira stood at 5.7700 against the dollar at 0455 GMT, weakening some 0.4%…

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Georgia executes man convicted of killing convenience store clerk Georgia executes man convicted of killing convenience store clerk

Georgia executes man convicted of killing convenience store clerk

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FILE PHOTO: Ray Cromartie, convicted of shooting and killing a convenience store clerk more than 20 years ago, is seen in this undated handout photo taken at an unknown location. Georgia Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo(Reuters) – The state of Georgia executed on Wednesday a man who was convicted of fatally shooting a convenience…

Warren lashes out at Goldman over Apple Card bias claims – Bloomberg Warren lashes out at Goldman over Apple Card bias claims – Bloomberg

Warren lashes out at Goldman over Apple Card bias claims – Bloomberg

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Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a SEA/SEIU Local 1984 Member Town Hall in Concord, New Hampshire, U.S., November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder(Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned Goldman Sachs’s (GS.N) response to allegations of bias in how the bank evaluates applicants for Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) credit…

SoftBank’s Yahoo Japan confirms merger talks with Line, shares jump SoftBank’s Yahoo Japan confirms merger talks with Line, shares jump

SoftBank’s Yahoo Japan confirms merger talks with Line, shares jump

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TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank’s Yahoo Japan, one of Japan’s top internet firms, confirmed it is in talks to merge with Line Corp (3938.T), a $27 billion union that would bring the messaging app operator under the SoftBank umbrella as it expands e-commerce and payments services. The logo of Line Corp is seen on a screen…

Global miner BHP taps Australia head Henry as new CEO Global miner BHP taps Australia head Henry as new CEO

Global miner BHP taps Australia head Henry as new CEO

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – BHP Group Ltd (BHP.AX) (BHPB.L) on Thursday named its Australian head Mike Henry to succeed Andrew Mackenzie as the miner’s chief executive, shunning calls from some investors for fresh blood from outside the Anglo Australian giant. BHP Chairman Ken MacKenzie and Mike Henry are seen at a news conference to announce Henry…

Factbox: New BHP CEO Henry to drive efficiencies, focus on social license Factbox: New BHP CEO Henry to drive efficiencies, focus on social license

Factbox: New BHP CEO Henry to drive efficiencies, focus on social license

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BHP’s top leadership announce the appointment of Mike Henry as its new Chief Executive from January 1, 2020, at a news conference at BHP’s Melbourne headquarters, Australia November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Melanie BurtonMELBOURNE (Reuters) – Global miner BHP Group Ltd (BHP.AX) (BHPB.L) on Thursday appointed 16-year company veteran Mike Henry as its new chief executive from…

Islamic Jihad says Israel agreed to ceasefire, Gaza quiet Islamic Jihad says Israel agreed to ceasefire, Gaza quiet

Islamic Jihad says Israel agreed to ceasefire, Gaza quiet

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GAZA (Reuters) – Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said an Egyptian-mediated truce with Israel was in force in the Gaza Strip as of 0330 GMT on Thursday, and a Reuters witness confirmed that fighting had subsided. An Islamic Jihad official told Reuters that Israel had agreed to the faction’s demand that it cease targeted killings…

China says Taiwan scaremongering with attack talk China says Taiwan scaremongering with attack talk

China says Taiwan scaremongering with attack talk

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Wednesday Taiwan was scaremongering with talk of a possible Chinese attack, after Taiwan’s foreign minister said Beijing could resort to military conflict to divert domestic pressure if an economic slowdown bites. FILE PHOTO: Taiwan’s Foreign Affairs Minister Joseph Wu speaks during an interview in Taipei, Taiwan November 6, 2019.…

Highlights: Hong Kong on edge as violence spreads Highlights: Hong Kong on edge as violence spreads

Highlights: Hong Kong on edge as violence spreads

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong prepared for more clashes on Wednesday as anti-government protesters planned to paralyze parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day, with some transport, schools and many businesses closing after an escalation of violence. Anti-government protesters take cover during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University…

HIGHLIGHTS-Hong Kong on edge as violence spreads HIGHLIGHTS-Hong Kong on edge as violence spreads

HIGHLIGHTS-Hong Kong on edge as violence spreads

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(Updates) HONG KONG, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Hong Kong prepared for more clashes on Wednesday as anti-government protesters planned to paralyse parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day, with some transport, schools and many businesses closing after an escalation of violence. Police battled pro-democracy protesters at several university campuses in sometimes savage…

Chicago Fire trade McCarty to expansion Nashville Chicago Fire trade McCarty to expansion Nashville

Chicago Fire trade McCarty to expansion Nashville

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FILE PHOTO: Oct 6, 2019; Orlando, FL, USA; Chicago Fire midfielder Dax McCarty (6) walks out onto the field as he escorts a kid prior to the game against the Orlando City SC at Exploria Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsThe Chicago Fire traded veteran midfielder Dax McCarty to Nashville SC on Tuesday, receiving…

New Zealand keeps interest rates unchanged, dashing easing expectations New Zealand keeps interest rates unchanged, dashing easing expectations

New Zealand keeps interest rates unchanged, dashing easing expectations

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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s central bank surprised investors by holding interest rates at an all-time low of 1% on Wednesday saying it saw no urgency to ease policy further, sending the kiwi dollar sharply higher. A New Zealand Dollar note is seen in this picture illustration June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/FilesIncreases in wage growth…

アジア通貨動向(13日)=ウォンやリンギが下落 アジア通貨動向(13日)=ウォンやリンギが下落

アジア通貨動向(13日)=ウォンやリンギが下落

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[13日 ロイター] – 0252GMT(日本時間午前11時52分)現在のアジア新興国通貨の対米ドル相 場は以下の通り。 *Previous dayは各通貨のオンショア市場引け値。ただし円とシンガポールドルは前 日NY市場引け値。 Currency Latest bid Previous day Pct Move Japan yen 109.050 109 -0.05 Sing dlr 1.363 1.3619 -0.04 Taiwan dlr 30.454 30.422 -0.11 Korean won 1168.900 1160.8 -0.69 Baht 30.320 30.325 +0.02 Peso 50.875 50.83 -0.09 Rupiah 14080.000 14050 -0.21 Rupee 71.455 71.46 0.00 Ringgit 4.151 4.141 -0.24 Yuan…

Abe’s mission unaccomplished: pushing to revise Japan’s pacifist charter Abe’s mission unaccomplished: pushing to revise Japan’s pacifist charter

Abe’s mission unaccomplished: pushing to revise Japan’s pacifist charter

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe surged back to power seven years ago, pledging to bolster Japan’s defenses in response to a growing threat from China and aiming to amend the pacifist constitution. FILE PHOTO: File picture of Japanese helicopter carrier Kaga taking part in a joint naval drill with Japanese destroyer Inazuma and…

Belgium’s Euronav picks Malaysia port as Eastern supply base for cleaner marine fuels Belgium’s Euronav picks Malaysia port as Eastern supply base for cleaner marine fuels

Belgium’s Euronav picks Malaysia port as Eastern supply base for cleaner marine fuels

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FILE PHOTO: The “Cap Pembroke” a VLCC (very large crude carrier), owned by Euronav, the largest NYSE listed independent crude oil tanker company in the world, berthed at the Valero oil terminal at Pembroke in the Port of Milford Haven, the UK’s largest energy port, Pembrokeshire, Wales, July 28, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca NadenKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -…

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