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NEW YORK: Oil prices on Tuesday jumped by the most so far this year after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months.
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NEW YORK, Aug 13 ― US stocks dropped in a broad sell-off yesterday as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market rally while the protracted US-China trade war s...
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HOUSTON: Oil prices were little changed on Monday as expectations that major producers would continue to reduce global supplies ran into worries about sluggish growth in crude demand due to the U.S.-China trade war.
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks dropped in a broad sell-off on Monday as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market rally while the protracted U.S.-China trade war stoked fears of impending recession.
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NEW YORK, Aug 12 — Nandita Iyer landed in New York from Bombay without knowing anyone, but she didn’t want to live alone in a “sketchy studio.” So instead she opted for a room in a “coliving...
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CHICAGO: Problems at a Mexico City data-processing centre caused widespread failure across the nation’s banking system last Saturday, with companies and consumers reporting a spike in declined payments and transactions.
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A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc’s effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their c...
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(Aug 8): Asian stocks looked set for a muted open as investors assessed the implications of the latest central bank moves to bolster growth.
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NEW YORK, Aug 7 — New York-based department store Barneys has officially filed for bankruptcy and put itself up for sale after weeks of speculation — sending the retail market into shock.
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(Aug 5): Asian stocks are set to remain under pressure Monday as investors fretted over President Donald Trump’s escalation of the trade war with China.
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SAN FRANCISCO/CHICAGO: US private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo announced it has reached an agreement to acquire J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence, resulting...
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Fledgling food-delivery startups using new communications technologies are changing the dining experience for some diners.
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NEW YORK: U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will have to walk a fine line to avoid roiling the stock market next week, even if the central bank delivers on expectations and lowers interest rates for the first time in more than a decade.
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CHICAGO, July 25 ― Caterpillar Inc's earnings yesterday missed Wall Street's estimates, hurt by a combination of weak sales in China and higher production and restructuring costs, sending its shares...
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NEW YORK: Oil prices fell 1% on Wednesday, failing to draw lasting support from a large decrease in U.S. crude stockpiles as investors worried about global oil demand.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures recovered from earlier losses to rise over 1% on Tuesday, supported by strength in related edible oils and expectations that production gains will not be as high as forecast.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Malaysian palm oil futures recovered from earlier losses to rise over 1% on Tuesday, supported by strength in related edible oils and expectations that production gains will no...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Malaysian palm oil futures recovered from earlier losses to trade marginally higher on Tuesday, supported by strength in related edible oils and expectations that production ga...
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SANTA CLARA, Calif.: China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] said it is slashing more than 600 jobs at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States after being placed on a trade blacklist by the U.S. government.
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SANTA CLARA (California), July 23 ― Futurewei Technologies Inc, the US research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers yesterday, according to employees including one wh...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Monday, tracking overnight gains in U.S. soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and supported by expectations that Indian edible oil imports could jump to record levels this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Monday, tracking overnight gains in U.S. soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and supported by expectations that Indian edible oil imp...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Monday, tracking overnight gains in US soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and supported by expectation that Indian edible oil import...
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Google says it wants to make it easier for users of its Maps app to find and rent shared bikes, which are now estimated to number around 18 million in cities around the world.
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GEORGE TOWN: Avid marathon runner Alex Goh Shaw Peng has become the first Malaysian to complete the top 10 world marathons, as recognised by the Malaysia Book of Records.
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IN 1851 the Great Exhibition was held in London.
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NEW YORK, July 19 ― US stocks moved higher yesterday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams helped cement expectations for an interest rate cut from the US central ...
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SEATTLE: Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of US$4.9bil in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger jets after two deadly crashes.
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NEW YORK: US stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams helped cement expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month.
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A research group report cites five elements that make data valuable for artificial intelligence technologies, and while China enjoys some advantages, it trails the US in others.
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LONDON, July 17 — Euro area government bond yields tumbled on Wednesday after comments by US Federal Reserve officials reinforced expectations they would cut interest rates this month and suggested ...
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With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic.
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SYDNEY, July 17 — Asian shares drifted lower today after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the US dollar got a lift from robust US retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound.
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CHICAGO: US Federal Reserve policymakers, moving toward their first interest rate reduction in a decade later this month, on Tuesday sketched out arguments for whether rates should be cut by a quarter or a half a percentage point.
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NEW YORK: United Airlines Holdings Inc on Tuesday reported a bigger-than-expected increase in second-quarter profit, driven by strong air travel demand and the ability to charge more for seats after the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX reduced capacity.
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TOKYO, July 16 — The pound struggled near a six-month low against the dollar today hampered by persistent worries over Brexit that, in turn, weighed on the euro.
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SYDNEY, July 15 — The Australian dollar strengthened on stronger-than-expected economic data from China, which some analysts saw as signalling that moves aimed at reviving spending in the world’s ...
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SYDNEY, July 16 — The dollar stayed on the defensive today, pinned down by expectations of a Federal Reserve rate cut this month, as traders in Asia waited for the latest update on the health of the...
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NEW YORK: US luxury department store Barneys New York Inc is exploring a bankruptcy filing as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the matter said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Malaysian palm oil futures ended slightly higher on Friday,  after trading lower for most of the session.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Malaysian palm oil futures fell on Friday, weighed down by a stronger ringgit, and weaker related edible oils on the US Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and China's Dalian Commodi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Malaysian palm oil futures on Thursday reversed gains made earlier in the session, weighed down by a stronger ringgit.
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NEW YORK, July 11 — US stocks ended higher and the S&P 500 index briefly crossed the 3,000-point mark for the first time yesterday as remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reassured inve...
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NEW YORK: Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally.
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WASHINGTON, July 4 ― US consumers likely paid more for grills to cook their Independence Day hot dogs and burgers this year because of the US-China trade war, but they will find some consolation in ...
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CHICAGO: A private importer in China last week bought U.S. rice for the first time ever, in the midst of a trade war between the two nations, a rice industry group said on Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures charted a decline on Wednesday evening after two sessions of gains, falling over 1% tracking overnight weakness in crude oil and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soyoil.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Malaysian palm oil futures charted a decline on Wednesday evening after two sessions of gains, falling over 1% tracking overnight weakness in crude oil and Chicago Board of Trad...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Malaysian palm oil futures declined over 1% in first-half trade on Wednesday, tracking overnight weakness in crude oil and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soyoil.
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NEW DELHI: Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Tuesday, in line with rival soyoil, but estimates of higher output and sluggish exports by the world's top producers limited gains.
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NEW DELHI (July 2): Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Tuesday, in line with rival soyoil, but estimates of higher output and sluggish exports by the world's top producers limited gains.
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NEW DELHI (July 2): Malaysian palm oil futures fell on Tuesday, weighed down by expectations of higher output and sluggish exports from the world's top producers of the tropical oil.
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MUMBAI: Malaysian palm oil futures rebounded on Monday from their lowest in seven months, following gains in rival soyoil, but an expected rise in output and weak exports capped the upside.
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MUMBAI (July 1): Malaysian palm oil futures rebounded on Monday from their lowest in seven months, following gains in rival soyoil, but an expected rise in output and weak exports capped the upside.
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MUMBAI (July 1): Malaysian palm oil futures rebounded on Monday from their lowest level in seven months, following gains in rival soyoil and on hopes export demand would improve due to the recent corr...
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Autonomous vehicles conjure visions of futuristic machines that lack steering wheels, but the first driverless cars probably won't actually be driverless.
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JUNE 28 — During my internship with US NGO Mikva Challenge last year, I was blown away by how the Chicago-based non-profit worked with teenage students and taught them how to use political and local...
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SINGAPORE (June 27): Malaysian palm oil futures slid for a sixth consecutive session on Thursday with prices trading near seven-month low, weighed down by slowing demand.
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SINGAPORE (June 27): Malaysian palm oil futures ticked higher on Thursday with prices supported by bargain-buying after slowing demand dragged the market down in the last five sessions to a seven-mont...
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NEW YORK: Oil prices rose more than 2% on Wednesday and hit their highest in about a month, buoyed by U.S. government data that showed a larger-than-expected drawdown in crude stocks as exports hit a record high, and surprise drops in refined product stockpiles.
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A million fans of K-pop boy band BTS have signed up to have the singers at their fingertips when a mobile game about them is released this week, according to reports.
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CHICAGO: Autonomous vehicles conjure visions of futuristic machines that lack steering wheels, but the first driverless cars probably won't actually be driverless.
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 — The US-based research arm of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd — Futurewei Technologies Inc — has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the...
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WITH the global economy enjoying uninterrupted growth for the last 10 years, there is an increasing view that a recession is around the corner. The view is getting louder by the day.
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Looking out at his empty, red-earth field, Thai farmer Puang Timdon said his two-week-old maize crop didn’t stand a chance against the fall armyworm pest.
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NEW YORK: Oil futures were mostly steady on Wednesday as price support from a larger-than-expected decline in U.S. crude inventories was countered by a lull in equities.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures jumped more than 1% on Wednesday as traders bet upcoming export data would overshoot forecasts.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Malaysian palm oil futures jumped more than 1% on Wednesday, as traders bet upcoming export data would overshoot forecasts.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Malaysian palm oil futures were marginally higher in the first-half of trade on Wednesday, and are expected to trade range-bound as lower production continued to prop up sentim...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures closed lower on Tuesday, erasing earlier gains which were driven by Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soyoil prices and a softer ringgit, as traders responded to speculation of weaker export data.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Malaysian palm oil futures closed lower on Tuesday, erasing earlier gains which were driven by Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soyoil prices and a softer ringgit, as traders resp...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Malaysian palm oil futures edged up during Tuesday's first half session of trade, with support from elevated Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soyoil prices and a weaker ringgit.
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Blacksburg was already well prepared when the US government announced in April that the Virginia town would be home to the country's first commercial drone delivery service.
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NEW YORK, June 18 — A gauge of global stock markets dipped slightly yesterday after a mostly strong month and benchmark US bond yields edged lower as investors awaited developments this week from ce...
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NEW YORK, June 18 — Wall Street edged higher yesterday, supported by Facebook, Amazon and Apple, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an inte...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Monday, shadowing higher U.S. soyoil prices on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), while a softer ringgit also supported.
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NEW YORK: Wall Street edged higher on Monday, supported by Facebook, Amazon and Apple, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year.
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NEW YORK: Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday after more poor Chinese economic figures fanned fears of lower worldwide oil demand.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Monday, shadowing higher U.S. soyoil prices on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), while a softer ringgit also supported.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Malaysian palm oil futures rose in first-half trade on Monday, buoyed by gains in US soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) overnight and a softer ringgit.
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NEW YORK, June 15 ― US stocks ended nominally lower yesterday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the US-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Om...
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NEW YORK, June 15 ― US stocks ended lower yesterday as investors were cautious going into next week's Federal Reserve meeting, while a warning from Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand wei...
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher.
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No matter who you are or what you do, let me take a wild guess: You feel a little burned out right now.
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LONDON, June 13 — When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Malaysian palm oil futures jumped nearly 2% during the first half of trade on Thursday, supported by overnight gains in US soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). The benc...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Malaysian palm oil futures jumped as much as 1.4% on Thursday, supported by gains in US soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures fell by more than 2% on Wednesday to hit their lowest levels in a month, triggered by weakness in U.S. soyoil prices on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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NEW YORK: Oil prices tumbled 4% on Wednesday to their lowest settlements in nearly five months, weakened by another unexpected rise in U.S. crude stockpiles and by a dimming outlook for global oil demand
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Malaysian palm oil futures fell by more than 2% on Wednesday to hit their lowest levels in a month, triggered by weakness in U.S. soyoil prices on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Malaysian palm oil futures rose slightly at noon on Wednesday, supported by expectations of falling inventory levels based on data from an industry regulator.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures climbed more than 1% on Tuesday, recovering from two previous sessions of sharp declines on expectations of upbeat official industry data due later this week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Malaysian palm oil futures climbed more than 1% on Tuesday, recovering from two previous sessions of sharp declines on expectations of upbeat official industry data due later t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Malaysian palm oil futures rebounded to jump up to 1% on Tuesday from two sessions of sharp declines on expectations of upbeat official industry data due later this week.
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Ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft promised they would supplement public transit and help ease traffic congestion.
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NEW YORK, June 11 ― US stocks extended their recent climb yesterday, with the Dow reaching its longest daily winning streak in 13 months after the United States dropped plans to impose tariffs on Me...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures fell nearly 2% on Monday to their lowest in a month, weighed down by losses in soyoil on the U.S. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and weaker export demand.
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks extended their recent climb on Monday, with the Dow reaching its longest daily winning streak in 13 months after the United States dropped plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods and a couple of multibillion-dollar deals boosted the market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Malaysian palm oil futures fell nearly 2% on Monday to their lowest in a month, weighed down by losses in soyoil on the U.S. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and weaker export dem...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Malaysian palm oil futures fell to a two-week low in early trade on Monday, weighed down by losses in overnight soyoil on the U.S. Chicago Board of Trade.