Futures edge higher ahead of business activity data

© Reuters. New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) building after the start of Thursday’s trading session in New York By Devik Jain and Shreyashi Sanyal (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, a day after Wall Street logged its biggest daily drop in nearly three weeks on a slide in technology-related firms, ahead […]

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Futures edge higher after pullback on Wall Street; Georgia runoffs in focus

© Reuters. The front facade of the NYSE is ssen in New York By Medha Singh (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures inched higher on Tuesday following Wall Street’s grim start to the year as investors looked to twin Senate runoff elections in Georgia that would determine the balance of power in Washington. A Democratic […]

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With green battery standards, EU seeks a competitive edge

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Electric car and industrial batteries sold in Europe will soon face legally binding environmental standards, the European Commission said on Thursday, as it seeks to give local producers an edge in a rapidly growing global market. Europe’s battery demand is set to soar this decade, spurred by the 30 […]

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Wealthy countries edge towards global climate finance goal

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Smoke and steam billows from Belchatow Power Station, Europe’s largest coal-fired power plant operated by PGE Group, near Belchatow By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Wealthy countries have ramped up financing to help developing countries cut carbon emissions and cope with the impact of climate change, although it is unclear if […]

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Central Americans edge north as pandemic spurs economic collapse

4/4 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man checks the temperature of a migrant from Honduras who was trying to reach the U.S., at the Corinto border between Guatemala and Honduras, in Puerto Barrios 2/4 By Laura Gottesdiener, Lizbeth Diaz and Sarah Kinosian MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) – After losing her job in Honduras, Gabriela Alvarado has […]

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Hong Kong hotels on cliff edge from protest, pandemic pain

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A general view of a tourist attraction at Tsim Sha Tsui, following the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Hong Kong 2/2 By Clare Jim HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s distinction as a shopper’s paradise used to draw tens of thousands of tourists to the China-ruled city every month, […]

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