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(Reuters) - Indian shares slipped on Friday, dragged by declines in metals and IT services stocks, as the local markets caught up with a broader selloff in the previous day after fears of a recession in the United States stoked worries about global growth. There was no resolution in sight in the trade standoff, which has disrupted global...
(Reuters) - Andy Murray will play in the singles at next week’s Winston-Salem Open as he continues his comeback from hip surgery, tournament officials told Reuters on Thursday. The Scot lost 6-4 6-4 to Richard Gasquet in Cincinnati on Monday in his first singles match since January and later said he would not accept a wild card for...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Crude oil prices rose on Friday following two days of declines, buoyed after data showing an increase in retail sales in the U.S. helped dampen concerns about a recession in the world’s biggest economy. Brent crude LCOc1 was up 52 cents, or 0.9%, at $58.75 a barrel at 0352 GMT, after falling 2.1% on Thursday...
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Thursday the establishment of the post of chief of defence staff for better coordination between the army, air force and navy along the lines of Western military forces. Defence experts have long called for such a post. A government committee recommended such a position in 1999, after...
(Reuters) - Top seeded Ash Barty overcame a slow start to defeat Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1, while Simona Halep battled past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6 7-5 6-4 in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday. French Open champion Barty double faulted to give Sharapova a 2-1 lead in the first set and it looked like an upset...
SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - On the anniversary of Japan’s World War Two surrender, South Korea’s president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to engage in talks to repair strained ties, while Japan pledged to never repeat the horrors of war. Relations between Japan and South Korea are arguably at their lowest ebb since they normalized ties in...
TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Wednesday on disappointing economic data from China and a rise in U.S. crude inventories, erasing some of the sharp gains in the previous session on signs of an easing in Sino-U.S. trade tensions. Brent crude was down 64 cents, or 1%, at $60.66 a barrel at 0446 GMT, after rising 4.7% on Tuesday, the...
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Global commodity miner and trader Glencore (GLEN.L) on Wednesday lost its case to stop Australian tax authorities using business information that was leaked as part of the so-called Paradise Papers. Glencore had argued that information revealed by the Paradise Papers - a leaked dossier that included information on clients of the Appleby law firm in Bermuda...
(Reuters) - The city of San Francisco and nearby Santa Clara County sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants. Some experts say the new rule could cut legal immigration in half by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands...
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s domestic passenger vehicle sales fell 30.9% in July, an auto industry body said on Tuesday, marking a ninth straight decline in monthly sales amid a deepening crisis in the autos sector that has triggered massive job losses. The country’s automakers sold a total of 200,790 passenger vehicles in July, according to data released...

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