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Brent crude hits new 11-year low as China worries add to glut

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Brent crude prices fell to fresh 11-year lows on Thursday as fresh concerns over China's economy added to huge storage overhangs, near-record production &…

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Asia stocks slide after China guides yuan lower

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks fell to a three-month low on Thursday after China opted to keep guiding the yuan sharply lower, deepening concerns approximately the economy…

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China stocks trading halted after rout

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China accelerated the devaluation of the yuan on Thursday, sending currencies across the region reeling & domestic stock markets tumbling, as investors feared the Asian giant was…

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US stocks sink on jitters over North Korea, China weakness

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening lower as investors fret approximately signs of belligerence in North Korea & more weakening of China's economy. Markets were already lower in…

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2016 Presidential Candidates React to Alleged North Korean H-Bomb Test

North Korea announced Wednesday night that it had conducted a successful hydrogen bomb test. Although the detonation has not yet been confirmed, the possibility that North Korea has intensified its…

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Republicans blame Obama, urge China to curb North Korea nuclear activity

By Doina Chiacu & Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. presidential candidates on Wednesday blamed President Barack Obama's "feckless" & "failed" foreign policy for allowing North Korea to build…

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Fed's Fischer says four rate hikes in 2016 'in the ballpark'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Wednesday that four rate hikes by the U.S. central bank this year is close to his expectations, yet added…

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GM China auto sales rise 5.2 percent in 2015

BEIJING (Reuters) – General Motors Co's vehicle sales in China rose 5.2 percent to 3.61 million in 2015, the U.S. carmaker said on Wednesday. GM & its Chinese joint venture…

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Oil slides to new 11-year low as Saudi-Iran row cuts chance of output curbs

By Simon Falush LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices slid more than 4 percent to new 11-year lows on Wednesday as the row between Saudi Arabia & Iran made any cooperation…

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Wall Street set to open lower on China, North Korea worries

By Tanya Agrawal (Reuters) – Wall Street was set to open sharply lower on Wednesday as investors looked for safe havens after China allowed its currency to weaken further &…

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