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Wall Street slightly lower ahead of Fed minutes

By Yashaswini Swamynathan REUTERS -...

Kraft withdraws offer to merge with Unilever

By Carl O'DonnellNEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co (KHC.O) withdrew its proposal for a $ 143-billion merger with larger...

China says policies unaffected by Trump plan to bring factories back...

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is closely following U.S. President Donald Trump's plans to create more domestic jobs by encouraging U.S. companies to bring home...

Turkey's Garanti sees subdued demand for project finance in 2017

By Can Sezer and Birsen AltayliISTANBUL (Reuters) - Low electricity prices and volatility in Turkey's lira mean demand for finance for projects is unlikely...

Technically, Britain could be waving goodbye to positive bond yields

By John GeddieLONDON (Reuters) - Investors may soon be paying for the privilege of lending to the British government for as long as ten...

China's overseas investment, property purchases slump as capital controls bite

By Yawen Chen and Elias GlennBEIJING (Reuters) - China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) slumped in January and its offshore property purchases plunged after...

ANRPC Releases Natural Rubber Trends & Statistics, January 2017

The Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) is happy to release its Natural Rubber Trends & Statistics, January 2017. Natural rubber (NR) prices have...

Hilton reaffirms 2017 forecast for key revenue metric

By Arunima Banerjee(Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (HLT.N), owner of the Waldorf Astoria hotel chain, reaffirmed its 2017 forecast for a key revenue...

Banks lift stocks, U.S. yields climb after data

By Chuck MikolajczakNEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks on major world markets rose further on Wednesday and U.S. Treasury yields rose after a batch of...

Cambodian Government plugs rubber switch

The government is seeking intrepid smallholder farmers to pilot a project that would transform 6,000 hectares of cropland in two provinces into a patchwork...

U.S. producer inflation boosted by higher energy prices

By Lucia MutikaniWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices recorded their largest gain in more than four years in January amid increases in the cost...

Higher dollar and equities weigh on gold

By Pratima Desai(Reuters) - Gold prices slipped on Monday as the dollar rose and equities climbed, but political and economic uncertainty in the United...

EU finance chief says UK faces disruption after Brexit

By Huw JonesLONDON (Reuters) - Britain is likely to face some economic disruption and worse trading terms if it loses access to the European...

Malaysia: Better prospects seen for rubber industry

KUALA LUMPUR: The natural rubber (NR) shortage and the recovery in the global economy have brightened prospects for the industry this year and these...

China vows strong punishments for illegal financing activities

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will severely punish people involved in illegal financing activities, especially targeting underground banks and the stock market, after a series...