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Shares and sterling leap on trade and Brexit boosts

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LONDON (Reuters) – Stock markets and sterling gained on Friday as U.S.-China trade hopes and an election win for Britain’s Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the clouds on the global investment horizon. The relief undercut safe-haven sovereign bonds and the Japanese yen and led markets to scale back expectations...
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Regulator puts loading curbs on 737 jets converted to freighters by Israel Aerospace

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the country’s biggest defence contractor, is seen at their offices next to Ben Gurion International airport, near Or Yehuda, Israel February 27, 2017. Picture taken February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (Reuters) – Israel’s aviation regulator has ordered airlines with Boeing...
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Qantas selects Airbus over Boeing for world’s longest flights

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s Qantas Airways (QAN.AX) picked Airbus SE (AIR.PA) over Boeing Co (BA.N) as the preferred supplier for jets capable of the world’s longest commercial flights from Sydney to London, dealing the U.S. planemaker its latest setback this year. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen near Qantas Airways, Australia’s...
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Shares and sterling soar after trade and Brexit boosts

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LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Shares already trading at record highs piled on the gains and the pound soared on Friday as a last-gasp Sino-U.S. trade deal and a thumping election win by Britain’s Conservative Party cleared two of the darkest clouds on the global investment horizon. FILE PHOTO: Traders looks at...
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‘Out of market today’: Australia brandishes four words crucial to case against Citi, Deutsche

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – A four-word handwritten note by a JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) banker has been seized by Australian prosecutors as fundamental to a criminal cartel prosecution against Citigroup Inc (C.N) and Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE), a court heard on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Dow Jones Industrial...
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Stocks glimpse a brighter future as global clouds lift

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares scaled eight-month peaks on Friday as a last-gasp Sino-U.S. trade deal and a likely major election win by Britain’s Conservative Party looked to have cleared a couple of dark clouds from the global horizon. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic board showing stock...
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Asian stocks see brighter world as trade, UK clouds lift

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets jumped on Friday as a last-gasp Sino-U.S. trade deal and a likely major election win by Britain’s Conservative Party looked to have cleared a couple of dark clouds from the global horizon. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic board showing stock prices...
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Airbus beats Boeing to become preferred supplier for Qantas Sydney-London flights

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) said on Friday is has chosen Airbus SE (AIR.PA) as preferred supplier for jets capable of the world’s longest commercial flights from Sydney to London, beating rival Boeing Co (BA.N) after a hard-fought contest. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen near Qantas Airways, Australia’s...
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Stocks near record highs, pound wavers before election result

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares took another run at record highs on Thursday, as the right messages from the U.S. Federal Reserve set traders up for a packed day of central bank meetings and a Brexit-defining election in Britain. FILE PHOTO: People check their mobile phones as they stand outside...
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Global stocks test record highs, pound braces for election all-nighter

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares took a fresh run at record highs on Thursday, as all the right messages from the U.S. Federal Reserve set traders up nicely for a packed day of milestone central bank meetings and a Brexit-defining election in Britain. FILE PHOTO: A man looks on in...
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Australia tells Facebook and Google to commit to competition rules, or else

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia said on Thursday technology giants such as Facebook Inc (FB.O) and Google (GOOGL.O) will have to agree to new rules to ensure they do not abuse their market power and damage competition, or the government will impose new controls on them. FILE PHOTO: Attendees walk past...
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Asian shares rise as Fed cheer offsets trade, UK angst

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signaled rate settings were likely to remain accommodative but the imminent UK election and a deadline for Sino-U.S. trade talks kept investors cautious. FILE PHOTO: A man looks on in front of an electronic board showing stock...
CNBC Business

Australia’s best beaches list includes one that’s 170 miles from the nearest ocean

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The secret is out on Wagga Wagga, now that the hidden, inland gem has been recognized as having one of the best beaches in Australia. Source link: Click here for more
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Asian shares drift as tariff deadline looms, pound eases on YouGov poll

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks drifted on Wednesday as Sino-U.S. trade talks showed little progress ahead of a weekend deadline for the imposition of additional U.S. tariffs, and the pound wobbled as opinion polls pointed to a tight British election on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A woman points to an electronic...
CNBC - Real Estate

Australian regulators won’t try to slow the housing market: Analyst

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Louis Christopher of SQM Research says authorities are hoping the rise in Australia’s real estate market will feed through to greater confidence in the economy, but he has “serious questions” about that view because the housing recovery is not creating more jobs.
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Asian shares edge down as tariff deadline hems bets

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian equity markets eased slightly on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street declines as investors fretted over a Dec. 15 deadline for the next round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage...
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Asian shares ease slightly as tariff deadline looms

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian equity markets ticked down on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street losses as investors fretted over a Dec. 15 deadline for the next round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage...
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Asian shares buoyed by strong U.S. job data, China worry caps gains

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data, although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing...
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Asian shares buoyed by Wall Street rally, but China worry caps gains

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing...
Reuters - Business

Asian shares buoyed by Wall St rally, but China worry caps gains

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing...

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