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Asia stocks slip, yen and franc rise as North Korea moots H-bomb test
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Friday, 22 September
Asia stocks slip, yen and franc rise as North Korea moots H-bomb test
45m ago - TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on Friday after North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean and escalated a war of words with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Rio Tinto to increase share buybacks by $2.5 billion
5h ago - LONDON/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Flush with cash, Rio Tinto (>> Rio Tinto(>> Rio Tinto Limited) said it would buy back an additional $2.5 billion worth of its shares, dishing out the proceeds from a sale of coal assets earlier than some had expected.
Banks boost European shares after Fed signals December hike
1d ago - LONDON (Reuters) - Banking shares drove European bourses higher on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled a likely December rate hike and announced it would begin trimming its balance sheet in October.
China online insurer ZhongAn prices Hong Kong IPO at top end, raises $1.5 billion - IFR
1h ago - HONG KONG (Reuters) - ZhongAn Online Property & Casualty Insurance Co <6060.HK> priced its IPO at the top of an indicated range, raising $1.5 billion(1.10 billion pounds) in Hong Kong's biggest ever financial technology stock offering, IFR reported on Friday.
Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound Volkswagen diesel cars
1d ago - LONDON (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop the delivery of more than 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany while others sought to immobilise vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests.
Amazon Puts Whole Foods on Fast Track to Conventional Supermarket -- Update
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Daimler to Invest $1 Billion in Alabama Plant -- 2nd Update
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Air Berlin to hold carve-up talks with Lufthansa, easyJet
22m ago - FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Air Berlin's (>> Air Berlin Plc) creditors have picked German flagship carrier Lufthansa (>> Deutsche Lufthansa) and Britain's easyJet (>> EasyJet) as possible buyers for the insolvent carrier's aviation business and will negotiate with them for the next three weeks.
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