Japan data – Core machine orders -4.5% m/m (expected -5.5%) and +1.5% y/y (expected -0.3%)

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FAA orders stepped-up inspections of Boeing 777s after United engine failure

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: United Airlines flight UA328 returns to Denver International Airport with its starboard engine on fire after it called a Mayday alert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Sunday it is issuing an emergency airworthiness directive following an engine failure of a United Boeing (NYSE:) 777 in Denver, […]

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UK February CBI trends total orders -24 vs -35 expected

Latest data released by CBI – 19 February 2021 Prior -38 Trends selling prices 3 Prior 4 UK industrial orders rebound in February with output seen stabilising after a sharp drop in January. The headline represents the highest reading since before the pandemic began, so that is some relative comfort. CBI notes that: “Manufacturing activity […]

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CDC orders sweeping U.S. transportation mask mandate as COVID-19 rages

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Travelers head home for Thanksgiving 2/2 By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a sweeping order late Friday requiring the use of face masks on nearly all forms of public transportation Monday as the country continues to report thousands of daily […]

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Analysis: Biden’s climate change orders fast and furious, but lasting change will be harder

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Biden walks past solar panels in Plymouth 2/2 By Timothy Gardner and Jessica Resnick-Ault WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden made quick work signing a slew of sweeping executive orders targeting climate change that ranged from freezing federal oil and gas leasing to eliminating […]

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U.S. agency orders Ford to recall 3 million vehicles over air bags

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Ford Motor Co’s logo pictured in 2019 2/2 By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. auto safety regulator said on Tuesday it would require Ford Motor (NYSE:) Co to recall 3 million vehicles with potentially defective Takata air bags, rejecting a bid by the second-largest U.S. automaker to avoid […]

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Exclusive: U.S. FAA chief orders ‘zero tolerance’ for disruptive airline passengers, possibly jail

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Steve Dickson speaks at a pre-launch news conference as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is readied in Cape Canaveral 2/2 By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson signed an order on Wednesday directing the agency to take a “zero tolerance […]

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U.S. shoppers grab last-minute holiday gifts, pick up online orders in-store

© Reuters. Shoppers wait in line outside a Bath and Body Works retail store, as the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Brooklyn, New York By Melissa Fares NEW YORK (Reuters) -Many U.S. holiday shoppers, wary of spending time in stores during the latest surge of COVID-19 cases and nervous about packages […]

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San Francisco mayor orders strict new lockdowns as pandemic spirals

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Paramus, New Jersey 2/2 By Dan Whitcomb and Doina Chiacu LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The mayor of San Francisco on Friday ordered new lockdowns and business restrictions across the Bay Area in the face of the COVID-19 surge, as political leaders nationwide ramp […]

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Chinese buyers look to cancel U.S. soybean orders as processing margins shrink

© Reuters. Soybeans fall into a bin as a trailer is filled at a farm in Buda, Illinois By Naveen Thukral and Hallie Gu SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) – Some Chinese soybean importers and processors are looking to cancel deals signed for U.S. cargoes for December and January shipment, after crushing margins collapsed following a steep rally […]

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