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19 Feb
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May, Juncker to hold more Brexit talks in Brussels Wednesday

British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Wednesday for more Brexit talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, officials said on Tuesday.

19 Feb
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Bernie Sanders to run for president in 2020

Bernie Sanders announced on Tuesday that he will run again for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 US Presidential elections.

19 Feb
Europe close: Stocks in holding pattern as trade talks resume across the Pond

Stocks across the Continent managed to finish off their session lows, evem as investors tried to gauge the likely extent of the ongoing economic slowdown and waited for fresh headlines out of the trade talks between the US and China, which were again getting underway in Washington DC.

19 Feb
Europe midday: Stocks drop as investors assess damage from global slowdown

Stocks across the Continent are slipping lower as investors try to gauge the likely extent of the ongoing economic slowdown and wait for fresh headlines out of the trade talks between the US and China, which were set to resume later in the day, in Washington DC.

19 Feb
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Jefferies stays at 'underperform' on StanChart ahead of full-year results

Analysts at Jefferies sounded a cautious note on shares of StanChart again on Tuesday, pointing to the declining trend in consensus estimates for the lender and the multiple hurdles that it was facing in terms of growing its revenues, which they said may necesitate a downgrade of management's expectations.

19 Feb
Wal Mart smashes expectations in banner holiday quarter

Wal Mart saw sales accelerate over the all-important holiday trading period as the US retail giant succeded in luring shoppers out from behind their computers and into its brick and mortar locations.

19 Feb
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Three policemen killed in Cairo suicide bombing

Three policemen were killed in a suicide bombing near Cairo’s famed tourist market late on Monday night, in an attack that also wounded two other policemen and a woman, according to Egyptian officials.

19 Feb
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US open: Mixed trading at the bell following President's Day pause

US stocks opened on a mixed note as Wall Street trading began on Tuesday, with investors waiting on fresh headlines coming from the US-China trade talks which were set to resume in Washington later in the day.

19 Feb
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Kroger and Ocado choose sites for next two CFCs

Kroger and Ocado have chosen Central Florida and the Mid-Atlantic US as the two areas that will host their next two joint customer fulfillment centres.

19 Feb
Huawei founder says CFO arrest was politically motivated

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said on Monday that America's arrest of his daughter, the company's Chief Financial Officer, Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated.

19 Feb
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Asia report: Markets mixed as oil prices slip

Markets in Asia finished in a mixed state on Tuesday, as investors pinned their hopes for a trade truce to talks about to begin between officials from Washington and Beijing.

19 Feb
US pre-open: Stocks set for dip as trade talks kick-off again

Wall Street is being called to start the sesion lower as investors wait on fresh headlines out of the US-China trade talks which were set to resume later in the day, in Washington D. C.

19 Feb
Asda sales growth slows in fourth quarter

Asda reported its seventh quarter of sales growth in a row at the end of last year, though the rate of growth softened from the previous quarter.

19 Feb
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New round of China-US trade talks starts in Washington

Chinese and US officials are set to reconvene in Washington on Tuesday to kick off a new round of talks on trade that follow positive negotiations last week in Beijing.

19 Feb
Experts do not see a rapid recovery in German growth, ZEW says

Analysts were slightly less downbeat in February on the prospects for the Eurozone's largest economy, even as their assessment of the current situation soured further.

19 Feb
Yen dips on 'dovish' comments from BoJ chief

The Bank of Japan may be forced to consider easing monetary policy further if a stronger yen impacts on the outlook for inflation and the economy, the governor of its central bank said.

19 Feb
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Roche lymphoma treatment granted priority status by FDA

Roche announced on Tuesday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its Biologics License Application (BLA), and granted ‘Priority Review’ for polatuzumab vedotin in combination with bendamustine plus ‘Rituxan’ (rituximab) (BR) for the treatment of people with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

19 Feb
ECB stands ready to act if economy slows more sharply, Praet says

A top European Central Bank official signaled overnight that further easing was clearly possible should the euro area economy slow more sharply.

18 Feb
US tariffs on EU cars adds downside risk to a slowing economy

President Trump will decide within weeks whether to impose tariffs on European cars, a decision that would surely harm an already slowing Eurozone economy.

18 Feb
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First EU elections poll shows surge for far-right, but center-right still dominant

Centre-right parties are expected to again come out in front from the European Union parliamentary elections due to be held between 23-26 May, but the Continent's far-right parties will make fresh inroads, according to the results of a survey.