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Global shares slip from four-month high, Swedish crown slumps   
February 19, 2019
Source: Reuters - LONDON (Reuters) - European and Asian shares hovered near four-month highs on Tuesday as investors took heart from some progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks, while the yen dribbled lower as Japan’s central bank said it could...
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Prices of Korea’s Main Manufacturing Items Plunge   
February 19, 2019
Source: BUSINESS KOREA - It seems not easy for Korean companies to make a turnaround. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, global polysilicon production capacity will swell by 23.7 percent year on year to 110,000 tons this year, double the rise in...
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European markets struggle as investors respond to HSBC and BHP earnings   
February 19, 2019
Source: MarketWatch - HSBC Holdings PLC lost 3% after a disappointing set of annual results. The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.47% lost 0.4% to 368.32 on Tuesday, after the index climbed by 0.2% on Monday. Italy’s FTSE MIB I945, -0.76% led the...
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Payless ShoeSource seeks bankruptcy protection again   
February 19, 2019
Source: Business Insider - The retailer will close about 2,500 stores in North America starting from the end of March and wind down its e-commerce operations. Reuters had reported last week that the company was planning to close its stores when it files...
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Ghana football needs proper governance not educational qualification - Kojo Addae-Mensah   
February 19, 2019
Source: Ghanaweb.com - The Chief Executive Officer of DataBank, Kojo Addae-Mensah, has indicated that he is surprised at the proposal of the Normalisation Committee to introduce educational qualifications as a measure for persons who are interested in...
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Japan's Honda to shut UK car plant, as Brexit looms   
February 19, 2019
Source: Yahoo News - London (AFP) - Honda will shut its UK plant with the loss of 3,500 jobs, the Japanese car maker announced Tuesday as the global auto industry faces "unprecedented changes" and the UK economy hits the skids on Brexit uncertainty....
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Morning Brief: 16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration   
February 19, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - Walmart (WMT) reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday before the opening bell. The retail giant’s sales figures and commentary will be particularly interesting considering last week’s unusually ...
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Eurex And Stoxx Drive ESG Investing   
February 19, 2019
Source: Mondo Visione - Eurex, one of the world’s largest derivatives exchanges, and STOXX, one of the world’s leading index providers, have teamed up to innovate the market for ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) investments. Based on...
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China’s Bid for Global Tech Supremacy Takes a Little Leap Forward   
February 19, 2019
Source: The Daily Beast - Every five weeks, 9,500 new electric buses—about the same number as London’s entire fleet of public buses—are put on the road in China, according to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance report published in 2018, and...
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Lesotho Insurance Industry Governance, Risk and Compliance Report 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com   
February 19, 2019
Source: Digital Journal - DUBLIN--(Business Wire)--The "Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Lesotho Insurance Industry" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Lesotho Insurance Industry" is the...
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