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Dollar on front foot as worries about Hong Kong stir risk aversion
China firmly opposes latest U.S. sanctions against Chinese firms over Xinjiang
Australia gives companies a six-month break from earnings forecasts
Iranian fuel tanker has moored at Venezuela's El Palito refinery: TV
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Thai central bank governor Veerathai will not seek 2nd term
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's central bank governor Veerathai Santiprabhob, whose five-year term ends on Sept. 30, will not apply for a second term because of family reasons, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) said on Monday. Veeratahai, 50, will help with ...
Nordic investors turn up heat on coal in climate campaign
By Gwladys Fouche and Simon Jessop OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - Five years after first ditching some coal companies, Nordic investors are turning their focus to bigger carbon emitters in a range of industries, paving the way for other funds to follow. ...
German regulators approve trial of French group Abivax's coronavirus product
PARIS (Reuters) - French biotech group Abivax said on Monday German regulators had approved a trial to test its 'ABX464' product to help COVID-19 patients, following earlier French regulatory approval. Abivax said it received funding of 36 million ...
Virgin Australia lessors agree in principle to delay plane repossession: administrators
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd's administrators have reached in-principle agreements with aircraft lessors covering the bulk of its fleet to wait until after Aug. 31 to repossess planes, to allow them to complete a sale, an ...
Mexican auto industry groups urge Puebla state to allow operations to restart
By Sharay Angulo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican auto industry groups on Sunday urged the governor of the state of Puebla to allow a gradual restart of operations after economic activity was curbed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. ...
Japan’s Uniqlo to make masks using underwear fabric
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese casual clothing chain Uniqlo, owned by Fast Retailing <9983.T>, said it plans to sell face masks made of fabric used for its Airism underwear line in response to strong demand for protective gear for the coronavirus. The ...
China's pork imports in April jump 170% to record high
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, the world's top pork consumer, imported a record 400,000 tonnes in April, up nearly 170% from a year earlier, customs data showed, as buyers took advantage of low prices to stock up on meat. China imported 1.35 million ...
Australian wealth manager IOOF says class action to end without payouts
By Shruti Sonal (Reuters) - Australia's IOOF Holdings Ltd on Monday said a class-action lawsuit brought by shareholders last year alleging the wealth manager breached disclosure obligations will be discontinued with no payments to the plaintiffs. ...
Oil gains as coronavirus lockdowns ease, boosting hopes for demand pickup
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday, erasing earlier losses, as countries around the world continued to ease lockdown measures imposed to combat the coronavirus pandemic, boosting hopes for a recovery in fuel demand. Amid quiet trading, with ...
Fiji Airways to cut more than half its staff, seek aircraft payment deferrals
SYDNEY (Reuters) - South Pacific carrier Fiji Airways said on Monday it would cut 51% of its staff permanently as it negotiates with lenders and aircraft lessors for payment deferrals and seeks to arrange more debt financing due to the ...