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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates steady and signaled borrowing costs are likely to remain unchanged indefinitely, with moderate economic growth and low unemployment expected to continue through next year’s presidential election. FILE PHOTO: A cyclist passes the Federal Reserve building in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, 2018.
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WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates steady and signaled borrowing costs are likely to remain unchanged indefinitely, with moderate economic growth and low unemployment expected to continue through next year’s presidential election. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
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The logo of Down Jones Industrial Average stock market index listed company Home Depot is seen in Encinitas, California April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Home improvement chain Home Depot Inc (HD.N) on Wednesday forecast fiscal 2020 sales growth below Wall Street expectations. The company, ahead of its analyst day on Wednesday, said it
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian equity markets eased slightly on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street declines as investors fretted over a Dec. 15 deadline for the next round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect. FILE PHOTO: An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Jiangsu province,
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on “The President’s 2019 Trade Policy Agenda and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 18, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis (Reuters) – House Democrats and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are nearing a deal to pass a revised
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FILE PHOTO: A company logo is pictured outside a Tesco supermarket in Altrincham northern England, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco (TSCO.L) said on Sunday it had started a review of its businesses in Thailand and Malaysia, including looking at a possible sale. Celebrating its 100th anniversary,
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FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s exports in November shrank for the fourth consecutive month, customs data showed on Sunday, confounding market expectations for a rise and underscoring persistent pressures on manufacturers from the Sino-U.S. trade dispute. The
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Negotiators working to close a new North American trade deal have made “good progress” but many elements are not yet resolved, Mexico’s deputy foreign minister said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Mexico’s Deputy Foreign Minister for North America, Jesus Seade, reacts during the delivery of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) deal at the
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(Reuters) – Mark Wiseman, global head of active equities at BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), is leaving the firm following a violation of the company’s “relationships at work policy,” the world’s largest asset manager said in an internal memo on Thursday. Mark Wiseman, Global Head of Active Equities and Chairman of BlackRock Alternative Investors at BlackRock LLC,
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FILE PHOTO: The CBS Television Studios campus is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S. August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – CBS Corp and Viacom Inc completed their merger on Wednesday, reuniting media mogul Sumner Redstone’s U.S. entertainment empire. The combined entity, ViacomCBS Inc VIACA.O VIAC.O, is controlled by National Amusements Inc, the holding company
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