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  • Stocks scale fresh peaks on slowing virus, dollar gains

    Stocks scale fresh peaks on slowing virus, dollar gains0

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar gained while several U.S. and European equity indexes scaled fresh peaks on Wednesday after China reported another decline in new coronavirus cases and on expectations of Chinese stimulus to counter a slowdown in growth. Big manufacturing hubs on the Chinese coast are easing curbs on the movement of people

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  • Harry and Meghan to make final appearances as senior British royals – ITV

    Harry and Meghan to make final appearances as senior British royals – ITV0

    FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, leave Canada House in London, Britain January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will carry out their final public engagements as senior working members of Britain’s royal family in late February and March before their status

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  • Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot owner agree binding $50 billion merger deal

    Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot owner agree binding $50 billion merger deal0

    PARIS/MILAN (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler (FCHA.MI) and Peugeot maker PSA (PEUP.PA) have reached a binding agreement over their roughly $50 billion merger that will reshape the global car industry. France’s PSA and Italian-American Fiat Chrysler (FCA), which are yet to decide on a name for their new company, will now start work on delivering their

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  • Asia shares take a breather, pound can’t shake Brexit jinx

    Asia shares take a breather, pound can’t shake Brexit jinx0

    SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks camped out at 18-month peaks on Wednesday having climbed for five straight sessions, while the British pound was licking fresh wounds as revived Brexit fears came back to haunt it. FILE PHOTO: A man in a bicycle stops in front of an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside

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  • After years of delays, NATO receives U.S.-made spy drones

    After years of delays, NATO receives U.S.-made spy drones0

    SIGONELLA, Italy (Reuters) – NATO will receive its second U.S.-made Global Hawk drone on Thursday and aims to have all five unmanned aircraft of its $1.5 billion (1.17 billion pounds) surveillance system operational in 2022, alliance officials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft wait in a hangar In a

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  • Top Senate Republican opposes demand for witnesses in Trump impeachment trial

    Top Senate Republican opposes demand for witnesses in Trump impeachment trial0

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday brushed aside a Democratic request to call four current and former White House officials as witnesses in a Senate impeachment trial expected next month, sending another clear signal that he expects senators not to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office. On the day before

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