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Global stocks struggle as bond yields, dollar regain traction
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Tuesday, 20 February
Walmart worries, bond yields threaten six-day winning streak
6m ago - (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell more than half a percent as Wall Street returned from a long holiday weekend on Tuesday, a rise in bond yields and underwhelming results from Walmart halting a six-day winning streak for the major indexes.
Global stocks struggle as bond yields, dollar regain traction
4m ago - LONDON (Reuters) - A six-day rebound in world stocks spluttered to a halt on Tuesday as bond market borrowing costs regained traction and the dollar kicked firmly off a three-year low.
Qualcomm gets hedge fund nod with raised offer for NXP
13m ago - (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (>> Qualcomm) raised its offer to buy NXP Semiconductors NV (>> NXP Semiconductors NV) to $127.50 per share on Tuesday, and said it has the backing of the shareholder group led by hedge fund Elliott Management that opposed its previous proposal.
Disappointing HSBC update, weak miners keep FTSE in the red
3h ago - MILAN (Reuters) - The UK's top share index inched lower on Tuesday, weighed down by a disappointing update from banking heavyweight HSBC and declines in big mining stocks on metal price weakness.
Deutsche Bank to launch DWS IPO next week, sources say
1h ago - FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank  (>> Deutsche Bank) plans an initial public offering of its asset-management arm, DWS, on Monday next week, following on the heels of Siemens' (>> Siemens) blockbuster Healthineers listing, sources close to the matter said.
Hong Kong Disneyland 2017 Net Loss Widens to HK$354 Million, Despite Higher Revenue
5h ago - By Chester Yung HONG KONG--Hong Kong's Disney theme park on Tuesday posted a net loss of 345 million Hong Kong dollars for the last...
Corbyn warns bankers: finance will serve Britain under Labour government
3h ago - LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial sector will be "the servant of industry not the masters of us all" if the opposition Labour Party gets into power, its leader Jeremy Corbyn will say on Tuesday, accusing bankers of taking the economy hostage.
OPEC, non-OPEC producers to study long-term cooperation in June - UAE
3h ago - LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers including Russia will discuss extending their cooperation for many more years when they meet in June as they seek to avoid major market shocks, the United Arab Emirates' energy minister told Reuters.
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