» U.S. says it will help El Salvador handle more asylum seekers
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border by strengthening El Salvador's capacity to provide for asylum seekers, but did not detail any concrete actions.

» Brazilian climate strikers take aim at Bolsonaro for Amazon fires
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Thousands of Brazilians demanded action on climate change on Friday, taking aim in nationwide protests at President Jair Bolsonaro who they say is allowing fires to destroy the Amazon rainforest, worsening the environmental crisis.

» Trump welcomes Australia's PM, cementing strong trade, security ties
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Australia's prime minister on Friday for only the second state visit of his administration, signaling the close bond between the two allies as Washington takes on Beijing and Tehran.

» Bus filled with Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah, at least four killed
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
A bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists careened off a road and crashed near Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah on Friday, killing at least four people and critically injuring at least another 12, authorities reported.

» Inspired by Swedish teen, worldwide protest demands climate action
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.

» U.N. aviation agency head says open to meeting climate activist Greta Thunberg
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
The secretary general of the U.N. aviation agency said on Friday she is open to meeting with Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who will lead a Montreal climate protest next week in part targeting emissions from flights.

» Small but rare protest in Cairo after online call for dissent
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Small groups of protesters gathered in central Cairo late on Friday shouting anti-government slogans, responding to an online call for a demonstration against government corruption, Reuters witnesses and residents said.

» North Korea chief negotiator welcomes Trump's call for 'new method' at talks
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
North Korea's chief nuclear negotiator welcomed on Friday U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that a "new method" be used in talks on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programs.

» U.S. to help El Salvador handle more asylum seekers
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of Central American migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border by strengthening El Salvador's capacity to receive asylum seekers but did not detail any con...

» UK PM Johnson to meet European leaders in New York in push for Brexit deal
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold talks with European leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York next week as part of his push to secure a Brexit deal by the end of October.

» Bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah, killing at least four
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
A bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists careened off a road and crashed near Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah on Friday, killing at least four people and critically injuring at least another 12, authorities reported.

» U.S. trade regulators approve some Apple tariff exemptions amid broader reprieve
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
U.S. trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple Inc amid a broader reprieve on levies on computer parts, according to a public docket published by the U.S. Trade Representative and a Fe...

» Hopes for trade breakthrough fade as China cancels U.S. farm visits
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
A U.S.-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy trade negotiators wrapped up two days of negotiations in Washington.

» Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.

» Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica row
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company's ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row.

» In Nevada desert, Area 51 raid lures festive UFO hunters; three arrested
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
UFO enthusiasts drawn by alien-themed festivities continued to pour into rural Nevada on Friday near the Area 51 U.S. military base, but fears of a mass raid on the remote site or a public safety crisis proved unfounded, with only three ...

» Fund managers gird for long trade war after FedEx slide
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp is prompting some high-profile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated.

» China, U.S. had 'constructive' trade talks in Washington: Xinhua
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
China and the United States had "constructive" discussions on trade in Washington, state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday.

» Trump pressured Ukraine president to investigate Biden: reports
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals, in a July phone call, according to reports on Friday by the Wall Street Journal and other U.S. media ou...

» New England Patriots release Antonio Brown, who faces rape allegation
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
NFL star wide receiver Antonio Brown, who has been accused of rape by his former personal trainer, was released on Friday by the New England Patriots, the team said less than two weeks after signing the prolific pass-catcher to a contract.

» Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Wall Street dropped on Friday, and also finished the week lower, after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks.

» Media visit Saudi oil plant damaged in strike blamed on Iran
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt equipment, as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into h...

» United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia's air and missile defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom's oil facilities, which Washington has squarely blamed on Iran.

» Delaware judge says Tesla board must face trial over Musk's mega-pay package
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
A Delaware judge ruled on Friday that Tesla Inc's board of directors must defend at a trial Chief Executive Elon Musk's multibillion dollar pay package, which a shareholder lawsuit said unjustly enriched the head of the electric vehicle ...

» Prince Harry, Meghan, Ivanka Trump attend designer's Rome wedding
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan joined an array of celebrities on Friday for the glitzy wedding of fashion designer Misha Nonoo at a 17th century Italian villa overlooking the city of Rome.

» Canada's Trudeau pledges assault rifle ban, pivots campaign amid blackface scandal
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, embroiled in a blackface picture scandal, on Friday pledged to ban military-style assault rifles in the country's most ethnically diverse city in a bid to get his campaign back on issue.

» Canada's Freeland says she has full confidence in PM Trudeau as leader
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Canada's Foreign Minister Chyrstia Freeland said on Friday that though she was "troubled and disappointed" by images of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface, she had full confidence in his leadership of the party.

» Trump pressured Ukraine president to investigate Biden-reports
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals, in a July phone call, according to reports on Friday by the Wall Street Journal and other U.S. media ou...

» In tech 'awakening,' U.S. workers at Google, Amazon join climate protests
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Hundreds of workers from Google, Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climate-change marches in San Francisco and Seattle, saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drasti...

» Pentagon to send troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump has approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia's air defenses after Saturday's attacks on the kingdom's oil facilities, which Washington has blamed on Iran, the Pentagon said on Friday.

» Area 51 raid morphs into pre-dawn celebration outside secretive U.S. base
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
A call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter the site, long rumored to house secre...

» Britain and EU spar over Brexit as clock ticks down
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Britain said on Friday a Brexit deal with the European Union could be reached at a summit next month, but EU member Ireland said the sides were far from agreement and London had not yet made serious proposals.

» UK Labour Party officials attempt to oust deputy leader over Brexit
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Britain's opposition Labour Party was plunged into fresh turmoil over Brexit on Friday as a key ally of leader Jeremy Corbyn attempted to have his deputy leader sacked on the eve of the party's annual conference.

» UK's Sajid Javid plans October giveaway Budget: FT
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
British Finance Minister Sajid Javid is planning a pre-election giveaway budget in the week of October 21 if the UK strikes a Brexit deal with the European Union and parliament votes for the accord, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

» Political battle escalates over whistleblower complaint about Trump
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
A political battle over a classified whistleblower complaint about U.S. President Donald Trump escalated on Friday, with Democrats warning of a national security threat and Republicans turning it into an attack on Joe Biden, one of Trump...

» At U.N., Trump to tout leadership as U.S. seeks to tackle Iran and China
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump will tout U.S. leadership and a collective approach to challenges while at the United Nations next week, said a senior administration official on Friday, as Washington seeks to use the gathering of world leade...

» U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the l...

» FDA proposes rule over record-keeping for vape makers
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a proposed rule for e-cigarette makers, requiring them to maintain records related to the legal marketing status of their products.

» U.S. senators urge FDA to remove pod, cartridge-based e-cigarettes from market
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe.

» U.S., China held 'productive' talks, still plan October meeting: USTR
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
U.S. and Chinese deputy negotiators held "productive" talks in Washington this week aimed at improving their trade relationship, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Friday without offering further details.

» Explainer: How might the Trump whistleblower mystery unfold?
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is in a standoff with leaders of the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives over a whistleblower complaint from within the intelligence community.

» Trump repeatedly pressed Ukraine president to investigate Biden’s son: WSJ
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

» Walmart to stop sales of e-cigarettes in U.S. stores: company memo
20/09/19 22:35 from World News Review
Walmart Inc told staff on Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores, amid a growing crackdown on surging teenage use of such products, reports of vaping-related lung disease and...

» Warren, Sanders to visit striking GM workers as dispute continues
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor dispute threatens to enter its second week.

» Delaware judge says Telsa board must face trial over Musk's mega-pay package
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
A Delaware judge ruled on Friday that Tesla Inc's board of directors must defend at a trial Chief Executive Elon Musk's multibillion dollar pay package, which a shareholder lawsuit said unjustly enriched the head of the electric vehicle ...

» U.S. trade regulators approve some Apple tariff exemption requests
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple Inc.

» Few U.S. lawmakers hit 'like' button after Facebook CEO visits Capitol Hill
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up three days of discussions with Washington movers and shakers on Friday, with few if any indications he had won new "friends" to help the top social media company deal with multiple probes by Congre...

» Exclusive: Fitbit considers whether it should explore a sale - sources
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc has been in talks with an investment bank about the possibility of exploring a sale amid challenges in successfully pivoting from fitness trackers to smartwatches, people familiar with the matter said on ...

» Stocks fall as China cancels U.S. farm visits, yields dip
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
An index of global stock markets surrendered early gains on Friday after Chinese agriculture officials who were to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip, dampening optimism on U.S.-China trade talks.

» Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ri...

» Fed in three voices: recession, bubbles, and 'in a good place'
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
After delivering a split-decision rate cut earlier this week, U.S. Federal Reserve officials put their divisions on full display Friday, with warnings of a slowdown on the one hand and financial risks on the other bookending talk of how ...

» U.S. repo rate falls after Fed repo operation
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
The interest rate on U.S. overnight repurchase agreements slipped on Friday after an operation conducted by the New York Federal Reserve that parked $75 billion in temporary cash in the U.S. banking system.

» Oil slips on trade fears but soars in week after Saudi production attacked
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Oil prices eased on Friday on renewed concern over the U.S.-China trade war, but futures still posted weekly gains, with Brent marking its biggest weekly increase since January, after an attack on Saudi Arabia's energy industry last week...

» Wall Street falls as trade optimism fizzles
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Wall Street dropped on Friday after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana next week, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks.

» Fed's Rosengren flags risks to economy in WeWork-style model
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
The rise in co-working spaces, like those offered by WeWork, may be a source of financial instability that could make the next U.S. recession worse by sparking a run on commercial real estate, Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric R...

» Uber sues New York City over new cruising and licensing caps
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying the rule threatens to undermine Uber's ride-sharing model.

» Uber sues New York City over 'cruising cap' rule: filing
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday over a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend in their vehicles in Manhattan without passengers, saying the rule threatens to undermine the company's ride sharing model.

» Wall Street drops after China cancels visit to Montana farmland
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Wall Street dropped on Friday after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana next week, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks.

» China agriculture delegation scraps U.S. farm visit to Montana
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Chinese agriculture officials who were due to visit U.S. farm states next week have canceled their trip to Montana as the officials will return to China sooner than originally scheduled, the Montana Farm Bureau told Reuters on Friday.

» Fedspeak in three voices, from recession to bubbles to 'in a good place'
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
After delivering a split-decision rate cut earlier this week, U.S. Federal Reserve officials put their divisions over the state of the economy and what should be done about it on full display Friday with warnings of a slowdown and financ...

» Stocks hit as China cancels U.S. farm visits, yields slip
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
An index of global stock markets gave up early gains after Chinese agriculture officials who were to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip, dampening optimism on U.S.-China trade talks.

» Commerzbank aims to cut jobs, branches after Deutsche merger fails
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Commerzbank said on Friday it wanted to shed thousands of staff and close a fifth of its branches in a strategy overhaul, after the German lender's attempt to merge with Deutsche Bank failed.

» EU court ruling on Starbucks, Fiat million euro tax orders on September 24
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Europe's second-highest court will rule on Sept. 24 whether Starbucks Corp has to pay up to 30 million euros ($33 million) in Dutch back taxes and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV a similar amount to Luxembourg.

» Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday pledged to make the largest U.S. e-commerce company net carbon neutral by 2040 and to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up, as employees and consumers around the...

» Wall Street drops as trade tensions spike
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
The Wall Street's main indexes dropped on Friday, after the Montana Farm Bureau said Chinese agriculture officials who were due to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip, dampening optimism on U.S.-China trade talks.

» Walmart to stop sales of electronic cigarettes in its U.S. stores: company memo
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Walmart Inc told its staff on Friday the retailer was discontinuing the sale of e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores.

» Saudi Aramco sees full oil production from attacked sites by end September
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Saudi state oil company Aramco said it will bring back by end September full crude output at Abqaiq and Khurais, the two oil facilities damaged by attacks last weekend that U.S. officials have blamed on Iran.

» U.S. shale producers boost oil hedging after Saudi attack: sources
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. shale producers pounced on the chance to lock in future revenue for this year and next after oil prices surged by the most in 30 years early this week following attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, sources familiar with the mon...

» Factbox: California's gig worker law could sting 'last mile' delivery
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
A new California law designed to limit the use of "gig" workers threatens to drive up labor costs for companies that rely on inexpensive freelance drivers to make fast deliveries of everything from restaurant meals to household goods.

» U.S. lifts tariffs on 400 Chinese products, Trump wants 'complete' trade deal
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration was "making a lot of progress" with China on Friday, as deputy-level trade talks continued for a second day and Washington lifted tariffs on over 400 Chinese products.

» Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with U.S. antitrust probe: congressman
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Congressman David Cicilline, chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into online markets during a meeting on C...

» CME to start offering options on bitcoin futures early next year
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
CME Group, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said on Friday it plans to launch options on its bitcoin futures contracts in the first quarter of 2020, giving traders another way to hedge their risk in the cryptocurrency.

» Wall Street slumps after China delegates cancel U.S. farm visit
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Wall Street's main indexes dropped sharply on Friday after Chinese agriculture officials who were due to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip to Montana, dampening early optimism on U.S.-China trade talks.

» Netflix chief says 'The Crown' will look a bargain after streaming explosion
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Friday the entrance of Apple, Disney and NBC to the global streaming market will push content costs to levels that make its epic drama about the British Royal family "look like a bargain".

» U.S. repo rate rises ahead of Fed repo operation
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
The interest rate on U.S. overnight repurchase agreements climbed early Friday in advance of an operation conducted by the New York Federal Reserve which may add up to $75 billion in temporary cash in the U.S. banking system.

» Fed's Rosengren says interest rate cuts are 'not costless'
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren, who dissented from the central bank's decision to cut interest rates earlier this week, repeated on Friday that monetary stimulus was not needed for the U.S. economy and posed its own...

» U.S. federal funds rate fell below top-end of Fed's target
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
The average interest rate on what the banks charge each other to borrow reserves overnight on Thursday fell below the upper-end of the Federal Reserve's target range for the first time this week in the aftermath of turmoil in money markets.

» Fed's Clarida hails strong U.S. consumer but says risks remain
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
The U.S. consumer sector is in excellent shape but risks to the economic outlook mean that the Federal Reserve will decide the course of interest rates from one meeting to the next, Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida said on Friday.

» Fed's Rosengren: Will worry when consumers show worry
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren on Friday said he might temper his opposition to interest rate cuts if he starts to see weakness in consumer spending.

» Oil heads for weekly gain of around 8% after Saudi attacks
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Oil prices rose more than 1% on Friday, with Brent set for its biggest weekly gain since January, lifted by rising Middle East tensions and supply concerns after an attack on Saudi Arabia's energy industry last weekend.

» U.S. dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra: Spiegel
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
The U.S. dollar will make up 50% of the basket of currencies backing Facebook's planned digital coin Libra, with the euro, yen, sterling and Singapore dollar comprising the rest, Der Spiegel reported, referring to a letter from Facebook.

» Lancome maker L'Oreal hit by 320 million euros French tax charge
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Cosmetics maker L'Oreal said on Friday it had reached a settlement with French tax authorities regarding three of its subsidiaries, including one linked to its luxury Lancome brand, resulting in a charge of around 320 million euros.

» Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with antitrust probe: Cicilline
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Rep. David Cicilline, chair of the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into online markets during a meeting on Capitol Hill.

» Trump: Chinese agricultural purchases not enough, wants a 'complete deal'
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
President Donald Trump on Friday said he wants a complete trade deal with China and that agricultural purchases from the Asian nation would not go far enough, adding that a comprehensive agreement would take time.

» U.S. lifts tariffs on 400 Chinese products, Trump cites trade progress
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration was "making a lot of progress" with China on Friday, as deputy-level trade talks continued for a second day and Washington lifted tariffs on over 400 Chinese products.

» Oil heads for weekly gain of more than 7% after Saudi attacks
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Oil prices rose about 1% on Friday, with Brent set for its biggest weekly gain since January, lifted by rising Middle East tensions and supply concerns after an attack on Saudi Arabia's energy industry last weekend.

» No crowds as Apple's iPhone 11 hits stores in China
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Apple's latest iPhone 11 range hit stores in China on Friday, with short queues of die-hard fans contrasting with the hundreds who camped out ahead of some previous launches.

» Germany to raise incentives for buying electric cars: climate policy document
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
The German government will raise incentives for buying electric cars under its new climate plan, as well as raising road tolls for trucks from 2023 and pumping money into rail operator Deutsche Bahn, a climate policy document seen by Reu...

» Brazil's Petrobras confronts new foe: fuel thieves
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras has in the last five years battled an epic corruption probe, a crippling recession and unsteady crude prices.

» Uber awaits renewal decision on vital London license, just five days before expiry
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Uber is still waiting to see whether its license in London, which expires on Wednesday, will be renewed as the regulator, which previously stripped the taxi app of its right to operate in the city, remains tight-lipped about the decision.

» Wall Street gains on stimulus cues, U.S.-China trade progress
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. stocks ticked higher on Friday, as cues of easing monetary policy around the globe and signs of further co-operation on Sino-U.S. trade talks kept the S&P 500 within 1% of a record high.

» Mitsubishi says Singapore-based oil trader lost $320 million in unauthorized trades
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Mitsubishi Corp , Japan's biggest trading house by revenue, said on Friday a trader at its Singapore-based unit has lost $320 million through unauthorized transactions in crude oil derivatives, and the matter has been reported to the pol...

» Factbox: Traders in trouble - how does Mitsubishi's loss stack up?
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Mitsubishi Corp said on Friday a trader at its Singapore-based unit had lost $320 million through unauthorized transactions in crude oil derivatives, and the matter had been reported to the police.

» Trump: U.S. making a lot of progress with China
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday the United States is making a lot of progress with China, as two of the world's biggest economies work toward resolving their protracted trade dispute.

» Stimulus supports stocks, oil heads higher
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
An index of global stock markets edged higher on Friday as stimulus measures by major central banks eased worries about growth, especially in Asian markets, while oil headed for its best week since January.

» Ryanair UK pilots cancel this month's strikes
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Ryanair pilots based in the United Kingdom have canceled five days of strikes set for this month, as unions and the low-cost airline gear up for further talks.

» Fed's Bullard, explaining dissent, says U.S. manufacturing appears 'in recession'
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
After delivering a split-decision rate cut earlier this week, U.S. Federal Reserve officials on Friday squared off over where the economy stands and what should be done about it.

» Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year: executive
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company presses ahead despite authorities around the world pouring cold water on the plans.

» Alison Rose gets top job at RBS, first woman to lead major UK lender
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Royal Bank of Scotland named Alison Rose as its new chief executive on Friday, becoming the first major British lender to appoint a woman to its top job.

» Taiwanese businesses look to India as alternative to China
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Taiwan is pitching India as a potential business destination to its tech, auto, renewable energy and farm sector firms as the United States' trade war with China has pushed its companies to look for newer markets, two officials said on F...

» Trump: U.S. is making a lot of progress with China
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that the United States is making a lot of progress with China, as two of the world's biggest economies work toward resolving their protracted trade dispute.

» Wall Street edges higher on stimulus efforts, trade hopes
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. stocks rose on Friday as an interest rate cut by China's central bank and signs of co-operation on trade between the world's two largest economies allayed concerns over global growth.

» Fed's Clarida: Interest rate decisions will be on case by case basis
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
The U.S. economy is in a good place but risks mean that the Federal Reserve will decide the course of interest rates from one meeting to the next, Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida said on Friday.

» No-deal Brexit would force Japanese investors to reassess 40-year bet on UK
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Japanese companies and investors would be forced to reassess their four-decade bet on the United Kingdom if there is a disorderly exit from the European Union that shattered supply chains and cut off access to the bloc, Japan's ambassado...

» Oil heads for 7% weekly gain after Saudi attacks
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Oil prices were on track for their biggest weekly jump since January, lifted by rising Middle East tensions after a key Saudi Arabian supply hub was knocked out by an attack last weekend.

» Once hacked, twice shy: How auto supplier Harman learned to fight cyber carjackers
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
When researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee in 2015, slowing it to a crawl in the middle of a U.S. highway, the portal the hackers used was an infotainment system made by supplier Harman International.

» Ryanair says its UK pilots cancel strikes
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Ryanair pilots based in the United Kingdom have canceled five days of strikes set for this month, the low-cost airline said on Friday.

» Saudi Aramco confident Khurais full output to resume by end-September
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Saudi Aramco is confident full production will resume by the end of September from Khurais, one of two oil sites attacked on Sept. 14, a company executive said on Friday.

» Saudi Aramco books European naphtha for Asia after attacks
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Saudi Aramco has booked at least 120,000 tonnes of naphtha for September loading from Europe in a rare move as it seeks to plug a supply gap following attacks on its oil facilities on Saturday, industry sources said.

» Wall Street opens slightly stronger amid stimulus hopes, easing trade tensions
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. stocks opened marginally higher on Friday as an interest rate cut by China's central bank and signs of co-operation on trade between the world's two largest economies allayed concerns about a slowdown in global growth.

» Commerzbank planning to cut 4,300 jobs as part of strategic review
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Commerzbank announced on Friday it was planning to cut jobs and reduce branches as part of an overhaul and review of its strategy.

» Trump tweetstorm hasn't slanted view of Fed : Reuters poll
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
President Donald Trump's barrage of tweets blasting the U.S. Federal Reserve appears to have been ignored by both Republicans and Democrats who largely see the central bank as neutral in its decision making, according to results of a new...

» Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for $250 million to avert collapse
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Britain's Thomas Cook needs to find an extra 200 million pounds ($251 million) to satisfy its lenders or one of the world's oldest holiday company risks collapse, potentially stranding thousands of holidaymakers across Europe.

» Europe's China telecoms gear ban would cost industry $3.5 billion: report
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
Replacing Chinese telecoms equipment would cost European telecom operators about $3.5 billion, a report by industry research firm Strand Consult predicted on Friday, far lower than the figure a lobby group came up with.

» Wall Street set to open higher on stimulus hopes, easing trade tensions
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
U.S. stock indexes were set to open slightly higher on Friday as an interest rate cut by China's central bank and signs of more co-operation on trade allayed concerns about a slowdown in global growth.

» Ramp walks, dancing: Indian watchdog clamps down on flight crew TikTok videos
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
India's aviation regulator has told airlines to crack down on the behavior of flight crew after several videos on popular Chinese video app TikTok showed crew members singing and dancing while on duty, a senior official told Reuters.

» Reuters poll: Trump tweetstorm hasn't slanted view of Fed
20/09/19 22:31 from Markets and Business News Review
President Donald Trump's barrage of tweets blasting the U.S. Federal Reserve appears to have been ignored by both Republicans and Democrats who largely see the central bank as neutral in its decision making, according to results of a new...

» Small but rare protests in Egypt after online call for dissent
20/09/19 21:45 from World News Review
Hundreds protested in central Cairo and several other Egyptian cities late on Friday against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, responding to an online call for a demonstration against government corruption, witnesses said.

» Argentine judge orders case involving ex-President Fernandez to trial
20/09/19 21:45 from World News Review
A federal judge in Argentina on Friday ordered a case involving ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to go to trial over allegations that public construction projects were awarded to firms that paid bribes to government officials.

» U.S. and El Salvador sign joint immigration deal
20/09/19 21:45 from World News Review
The U.S. and El Salvador have reached a joint deal on immigration, the U.S. embassy in El Salvador said on Friday, without giving many additional details beyond those related to asylum claims.

» Turkish court orders rearrest of jailed Kurdish politician
20/09/19 21:45 from World News Review
The release from a Turkish jail of the former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) is set to be blocked after a court on Friday ordered his arrest on new terrorism-related charges, the HDP said.

» A historic first? Israel's Arabs could lead parliamentary opposition
20/09/19 21:45 from World News Review
Israel's Arab parties are set to be the largest non-ruling bloc in parliament - and could even lead the opposition - if a national unity government emerges from Tuesday's election.

» Israel's Netanyahu clings to power as coalition talks loom
20/09/19 21:45 from World News Review
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced Israeli media headlines on Friday suggesting power is slipping from his grasp after an election in which he trails his main rival with nearly all votes counted.

» Canada's Freeland says 'looking very unlikely' she will go to U.N. General assembly
20/09/19 21:31 from World News Review
Canada's foreign minister said on Friday the country's ongoing national election campaign means she is unlikely to attend next week's gathering of world leaders at the United Nation's General Assembly in New York.

» 'Save our planet!': Young activists lead global protests over climate change
20/09/19 21:02 from World News Review
By Gabriella Borter, Fabrizio Bensch and Patpicha Tanakasempipat

» Young climate strikers 'drop dead' at Thai environment ministry
20/09/19 21:02 from World News Review
More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousands of strikers around the world.

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