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 2020-09-23 07:10 

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China's BGI wins 1.5 million coronavirus test kit order from Ethiopia...

Ethiopia has agreed to purchase 1.5 million coronavirus testing kits that will be manufactured at a factory in the African country that has been newly built by China's BGI Group, China's state media agency Xinhua said late on Tuesday....

 2020-09-23 07:10 

Reuters

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PRECIOUS-Gold touches six-week low as robust dollar weighs...

* Silver falls as much as 5.6% * Dollar holds strong gains against European currencies * Interactive graphic tracking global spread of coronavirus: https://graphics.reuters.com/world-coronavirus-tracker-and-maps/ (Recasts, adds comments, updates prices) B...

 2020-09-23 07:10 

Reuters

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UPDATE 2-Oil falls after surprise increase in U.S. crude inventories...

Oil prices fell more than 1% on Wednesday after an industry group reported an unexpected rise in U.S. crude inventories, renewing concerns about fuel demand that caused a steep selloff earlier in the week....

 2020-09-23 07:10 

Reuters

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China's BGI wins 1.5 million coronavirus test kit order from Ethiopia...

Ethiopia has agreed to purchase 1.5 million coronavirus testing kits that will be manufactured at a factory in the African country that has been newly built by China's BGI Group, China's state media agency Xinhua said late on Tuesday....

 2020-09-23 07:09 

Reuters

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Gambling firm 888 Holdings names lobbyist Jonathan Mendelsohn as chair...

Online gambling firm 888 Holdings on Wednesday named British lobbyist Jonathan Mendelsohn as its chairman designate, replacing former chief executive and current chair Brian Mattingley....

 2020-09-23 07:09 

Reuters

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KKR to invest $755 million in retail arm of India's Reliance...

Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc will invest $755 million in the retail unit of Reliance Industries Ltd , the Indian conglomerate said on Wednesday, bringing the total funding in Reliance Retail to $1.78 billion within a month....

 2020-09-23 07:08 

Reuters

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South Africa's rand retreats as 2nd wave fears dent risk demand...

South Africa's rand fell early on Wednesday, giving back some of the gains from the previous session as demand for the U.S. dollar stepped up again, boosted by positive economic data and its renewed safe-haven appeal....

 2020-09-23 07:07 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-Soaps, sanitisers boost PZ Cussons sales; pandemic weighs on beauty products...

UK's PZ Cussons Plc said on Wednesday first-quarter revenue jumped 23% due to a spike in demand for soaps and hand sanitisers during the COVID-19 pandemic, but warned the health crisis could hamper sales in its beauty business....

 2020-09-23 07:07 

Reuters

[ UK ]

China's BGI wins 1.5 mln coronavirus test kit order from Ethiopia...

Ethiopia has agreed to purchase 1.5 million coronavirus testing kits that will be manufactured at a factory in the African country that has been newly built by China's BGI Group, China's state media agency Xinhua said late on Tuesday....

 2020-09-23 07:07 

Reuters

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Factbox: Reliance raises $22.43 billion from stake sales at retail, digital arms...

Reliance Industries Ltd , controlled by Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani, has raised 1.65 trillion rupees ($22.43 billion) over the past few months through stake sales at its digital unit Jio Platforms and its retail arm Reliance Retail Ventures....

 2020-09-23 07:05 

Reuters

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Qatari investor backs shareholder push for Lagardere board changes...

Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has called for fair board representation for all big shareholders in French media and publishing group Lagardere , echoing demands from investors such as activist Amber Capital for a shake-up at the group....

 2020-09-23 07:00 

Reuters

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BBVA improves group's cost of risk guidance for 2020...

Spain's BBVA on Wednesday improved the guidance of insuring its loan book for 2020 to between 150 and 160 basis points due to a better than expected performance of loan deferrals in Mexico, its main market....

 2020-09-23 07:00 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-UK not minded to extend furlough scheme, minister says...

Britain's finance minister is not minded to extend a furlough scheme that is currently scheduled to stop at the end of October, his colleague Dominic Raab, foreign minister, said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 06:59 

Reuters

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PZ Cussons posts 23% jump in first-quarter revenue...

Beauty products maker PZ Cussons Plc said on Wednesday first-quarter revenue jumped 23%, driven by demand for its hand wash, sanitiser gels and soaps due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-09-23 06:58 

Reuters

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A little help from our friends: banks team up as FX trading gets tougher...

Faced with the costs of competing in a world of electronic and algorithmic trading, many banks are outsourcing parts of their foreign exchange businesses, a trend that may cement big lenders' dominance of global currency trading....

 2020-09-23 06:56 

Reuters

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Platinum Equity pulls out of offer for British roadside recovery firm AA...

Platinum Equity no longer plans to make an offer for roadside recovery firm AA , it said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 06:55 

Reuters

RPT-UPDATE 3-Nike beats profit estimates as online sales rise 82%; stock set for record high...

Nike Inc's online sales of Air Maxes and other shoes in North America drove quarterly profit and revenue ahead of Wall Street estimates and led the world's largest athletic shoe maker to forecast better-than-expected sales for the year....

 2020-09-23 06:55 

Reuters

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RPT-UPDATE 3-Nike beats profit estimates as online sales rise 82%; stock set for record high...

Nike Inc's online sales of Air Maxes and other shoes in North America drove quarterly profit and revenue ahead of Wall Street estimates and led the world's largest athletic shoe maker to forecast better-than-expected sales for the year....

 2020-09-23 06:55 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UK not minded to extend furlough scheme, minister says...

Britain's finance minister is not minded to extend a furlough scheme that is currently scheduled to stop at the end of October, his colleague Dominic Raab, foreign minister, said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 06:55 

Reuters

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UK not minded to extend furlough scheme, minister says...

Britain's finance minister is not minded to extend a furlough scheme that is currently scheduled to stop at the end of October, his colleague Dominic Raab, foreign minister, said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 06:54 

Reuters

South Africa set for wave of equity fundraising as banks shun risk...

South Africa is set see a wave of equity fundraising as banks' capacity to lend is under strain from rising bad debts just as corporations are in need of funds to cope with fallout from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-23 06:54 

Reuters

[ UK ]

South Africa set for wave of equity fundraising as banks shun risk...

South Africa is set see a wave of equity fundraising as banks' capacity to lend is under strain from rising bad debts just as corporations are in need of funds to cope with fallout from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-23 06:54 

Reuters

Investors eye new haven in Chinese bonds as index decision looms...

China's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and a flurry of market reforms are creating an ideal backdrop for the possible inclusion of its government bonds in a major global index this week....

 2020-09-23 06:54 

Reuters

Explainer: Foreign access to China's $16 trillion bond market...

Index provider FTSE Russell is set to decide on whether to include Chinese government bonds in its World Government Bond Index on Thursday, potentially opening the way for more foreign participation in China's $16 trillion bond market....

 2020-09-23 06:54 

Reuters

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Asian stocks struggle as investors focus on U.S. dollar...

Asia's stock markets struggled for gains on Wednesday and the U.S. dollar rose to a two-month high as persistent worries about the global economic recovery had investors preferring safety....

 2020-09-23 06:52 

Reuters

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Paris to ban gatherings of more than 10 people - BFM TV...

The French government is expected to unveil tighter coronavirus restrictions for Paris on Wednesday following a cabinet meeting, BFM TV and Le Parisien newspaper said....

 2020-09-23 06:52 

Reuters

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Nikkei ticks down on virus and stimulus worries after long weekend...

Japanese shares eased on Wednesday as the market caught up with the losses in global markets following the country's long weekend, weighed down by fears about rising coronavirus infections and a delay in U.S. fiscal stimulus....

 2020-09-23 06:52 

Reuters

Nikkei ticks down on virus and stimulus worries after long weekend...

Japanese shares eased on Wednesday as the market caught up with the losses in global markets following the country's long weekend, weighed down by fears about rising coronavirus infections and a delay in U.S. fiscal stimulus....

 2020-09-23 06:51 

Reuters

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REFILE-EXPLAINER-Foreign access to China's $16 trillion bond market...

Index provider FTSE Russell is set to decide on whether to include Chinese government bonds in its World Government Bond Index on Thursday, potentially opening the way for more foreign participation in China's $16 trillion bond market....

 2020-09-23 06:51 

Reuters

REFILE-EXPLAINER-Foreign access to China's $16 trillion bond market...

Index provider FTSE Russell is set to decide on whether to include Chinese government bonds in its World Government Bond Index on Thursday, potentially opening the way for more foreign participation in China's $16 trillion bond market....

 2020-09-23 06:51 

Reuters

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German police investigate illegal workers in meatpacking industry...

German police searched more than 40 homes and businesses in five German states early on Wednesday as part of an investigation into foreign workers being illegally brought to the country to work in the meatpacking industry, police said....

 2020-09-23 06:51 

Reuters

German police investigate illegal workers in meatpacking industry...

German police searched more than 40 homes and businesses in five German states early on Wednesday as part of an investigation into foreign workers being illegally brought to the country to work in the meatpacking industry, police said....

 2020-09-23 06:51 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Australia shares rise most in over two months on rate-cut bets...

* RBNZ holds cash rate at record low, hints at more easing (Updates to close)...

 2020-09-23 06:51 

Reuters

Australia shares rise most in over two months on rate-cut bets...

* RBNZ holds cash rate at record low, hints at more easing (Updates to close)...

 2020-09-23 06:51 

Reuters

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Glencore to extend life of Australian copper smelter, refinery beyond 2022...

Glencore will spend A$500 million ($356 million) to extend the life of its copper smelter and refinery in the Australian state of Queensland beyond 2022, after reaching a funding agreement with the state government, both parties said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 06:51 

Reuters

Glencore to extend life of Australian copper smelter, refinery beyond 2022...

Glencore will spend A$500 million ($356 million) to extend the life of its copper smelter and refinery in the Australian state of Queensland beyond 2022, after reaching a funding agreement with the state government, both parties said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 06:48 

Reuters

Beyond the pale for Zaghari-Ratcliffe to return to detention, UK says...

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said it would be beyond the pale for Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to be returned to detention in Iran at this time....

 2020-09-23 06:48 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Beyond the pale for Zaghari-Ratcliffe to return to detention, UK says...

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said it would be beyond the pale for Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to be returned to detention in Iran at this time....

 2020-09-23 06:47 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UK not minded to extend furlough scheme, minister says...

Britain's finance minister is not minded to extend a furlough scheme that is currently scheduled to stop at the end of October, his colleague Dominic Raab, foreign minister, said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 06:46 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BOJ will continue experiments for issuing CBDCs: Kuroda...

The Bank of Japan will work closely with overseas central banks in conducting experiments on issuing its own digital currency in the future, BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 06:46 

Reuters

UK told U.S. it was Brussels, not London, threatening Irish peace...

Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said he told the U.S. government during a recent visit to Washington it was the European Union, not the United Kingdom, that was threatening the Good Friday Agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland....

 2020-09-23 06:46 

Reuters

BOJ will continue experiments for issuing CBDCs: Kuroda...

The Bank of Japan will work closely with overseas central banks in conducting experiments on issuing its own digital currency in the future, BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 06:45 

Reuters

KKR to invest $755 million in retail arm of Reliance...

Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc will invest $755 million in the retail unit of Reliance Industries Ltd, the Indian conglomerate said on Wednesday, bringing the total funding in Reliance Retail to $1.78 billion within a month....

 2020-09-23 06:45 

Reuters

Beyond the pale for Zaghari-Ratcliffe to return to detention, UK says...

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said it would be beyond the pale for Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to be returned to detention in Iran at this time....

 2020-09-23 06:44 

Reuters

Paris to ban gatherings of more than 10 people - BFM TV...

The French government is expected to unveil tighter coronavirus restrictions for Paris on Wednesday following a cabinet meeting, BFM TV and Le Parisien newspaper said....

 2020-09-23 06:42 

Reuters

Upper Crust owner SSP expects 86% plunge in second-half sales on virus hit...

SSP , the owner of Upper Crust and Caffe Ritazza, said on Wednesday it expects overall sales in the second-half to be about 86% lower than last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic hit its food and drink outlets in airports and train stations....

 2020-09-23 06:42 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Upper Crust owner SSP expects 86% plunge in second-half sales on virus hit...

SSP , the owner of Upper Crust and Caffe Ritazza, said on Wednesday it expects overall sales in the second-half to be about 86% lower than last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic hit its food and drink outlets in airports and train stations....

 2020-09-23 06:42 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UK finance firms revert to home working as government advice shifts...

Banks and insurers in Britain have ordered hundreds of staff to work from home home again, just days after many tried to encourage employees back to the office, following fresh guidance from the government....

 2020-09-23 06:41 

Reuters

Cellnex close to buying Madrid subway's telecom firm Metrocall: Expansion...

Spanish cellphone tower operator Cellnex is close to buy Metrocall, the company providing mobile telecom services in the Madrid metro and is controlled by Indra , Expansion newspaper reported, citing market sources....

 2020-09-23 06:41 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Cellnex close to buying Madrid subway's telecom firm Metrocall: Expansion...

Spanish cellphone tower operator Cellnex is close to buy Metrocall, the company providing mobile telecom services in the Madrid metro and is controlled by Indra , Expansion newspaper reported, citing market sources....

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