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BENGALURU (Reuters) - Benchmark sovereign bond yields in China, India and Indonesia will decline over the coming year, tracking a shift in global monetary policy towards easing triggered by slowing economic growth and fading inflation expectations, a Reuters poll showed. A turn in global monetary policy and a significant escalation in trade tensions have...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing Chinese influence around the world. The 973-page National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, passed by an 86-8 vote.
(Reuters) - Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) said on Thursday it will review how it handles customer data as part of an agreement with Australia’s information commissioner after the bank admitted to losing records in the past. The agreement follows incidents when the country’s top lender lost records of almost 20 million accounts and...
TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar hovered near a one-week high against the yen on Thursday, propped up by hopes of Sino-U.S. trade talk progress though investors were nonetheless cautious ahead of a meeting between leaders of the two powers in Japan in days ahead. The greenback was little changed at 107.730 yen, having risen...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Profits earned by China’s industrial firms rose 1.1% in May from a year earlier, bucking a months-long downtrend, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. The May figure compared with a 3.7% fall in profits in April. For the first five months of 2019, profits dropped 2.3%...
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed that amid “serious and complicated” international affairs strengthening bilateral ties was good for both countries and regional peace, North Korean state media KCNA said on Friday. Xi arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday for a two-day visit aimed at bolstering...
(Reuters) - Georgia on Thursday carried out the 1,500th execution in the United States since 1976, the year capital punishment was reinstated, by putting to death a man convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard in 1996. Marion Wilson, 42, who was put to death by lethal injection, was declared dead at 9:52 p.m....
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc’s top jobs - including the head of its central bank - after failing to get a deal in talks dragging into the small hours on Friday. The 28 national leaders meeting in Brussels...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States,” Trump tweeted,...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China urges all sides to exercise restraint and ease tension in the Gulf region, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, amid a standoff between Iran and United States following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. State Councillor Wang Yi also told reporters at a briefing that...

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