Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:19:08 -0400
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Brent oil trades near four-year high, but U.S. crude retreats
Brent crude was trading around its highest in nearly four years on Wednesday, while U.S. crude futures fell as Washington tried to assure consumers that the market would be well supplied before sanctions are re-imposed on producer Iran.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:12:32 -0400
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Exclusive: With six months to go before Brexit, 630 finance jobs have left - Reuters survey
As few as 630 UK-based finance jobs have been shifted or created overseas with just six months to go before Brexit, a far lower total than banks said could move after Britain's surprise vote to leave the European Union, according to a new Reuters survey.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:12:32 -0400
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Factbox: Reuters surveys UK financial services jobs post-Brexit
As few as 630 UK-based finance jobs have been shifted or created overseas so far ahead of Brexit, while the number of jobs that UK-based financial institutions said they expected to move in the event of a "hard" Brexit is 5,766, a Reuters survey shows.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:12:32 -0400
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Brexit and the City: A barometer for London's financial outlook
London's skyline is changing fast, pierced by gleaming new skyscrapers which defy predictions of a Brexit-related slowdown in the capital's two financial districts.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:12:32 -0400
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Timeline: Brexit at breaking point? Diary dates for Britain's EU departure
With just six months to go until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, negotiations are at what Prime Minister Theresa May has called an impasse.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 02:49:56 -0400
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Exclusive: Myanmar's delaying tactics blocking Rohingya return - Bangladesh PM
Bangladesh's leader accused neighboring Myanmar of finding new excuses to delay the return of more than 700,000 Rohingya who were forced across the border over the past year, and said in an interview late Tuesday that under no circumstance would the refugees remain permanently in her already crowded country.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 02:46:15 -0400
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India's government has not told refiners to halt Iranian oil imports: source
India's government has not told the country's oil refiners to halt their imports of Iranian crude, a government source said on Wednesday, even as most Indian refiners have cut down their imports ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 02:42:18 -0400
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Increased gas use could reduce diesel demand, says Indian Oil executive
India's biggest state-owned refiner Indian Oil Corp Ltd said on Wednesday that a gradual rise in India's natural gas consumption could reduce local diesel demand.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 02:30:19 -0400
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Hong Kong property firms scramble to lure buyers as rate hikes loom
Spooked by the prospect of rising interest rates, a slowing economy and a mounting supply of new apartments, Hong Kong developers are going all out to woo buyers, offering bigger loans, longer repayment periods and even discounts for school tuition.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:50:34 -0400
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China to further boost $3.8 trillion digital economy, create more jobs
China's state planner on Wednesday called for further advancement in the country's $3.8 trillion digital economy, saying sectors such as big data and artificial intelligence (AI) will become drivers of job creation.