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Venezuela confirms bigger bills amid world's highest inflation

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 09:29
CARACAS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Venezuela will introduce six new notes and three new coins starting in mid-December to help alleviate practical problems in doing business with the world's most...

Greece sees final solution on debt crisis amid euro uncertainty

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 09:08
ATHENS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Political uncertainty in Europe has created fresh momentum for a "comprehensive and permanent" solution to the Greek debt crisis before the year ends, a government spokesman...

CORRECTED-Turkey wants trade with China, Russia and Iran in local currencies, Erdogan says

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 08:55
ISTANBUL, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Turkey is taking steps to allow commerce with China, Russia and Iran to be conducted in local currencies, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, the government's latest...

Novartis CEO plays down prospects for Actelion bid - Blick

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 07:44
VIENNA, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Novartis Chief Executive Joe Jimenez has played down suggestions the Swiss drugmaker could bid for Swiss biotech group Actelion, which is in talks with U.S. healthcare group...

Iran vows 'firm response' unless Obama stops sanctions renewal

Top Reuters News - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 07:31
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded on Sunday that Barack Obama block an extension of sanctions passed by the U.S. Congress, saying Tehran would otherwise "firmly respond".

Iran's Rouhani proposes budget rise as Trump election threatens growth

Top Reuters News - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 06:40
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani proposed on Sunday a state budget of about $100 billion for next year, loosening the purse strings to support economic growth as Donald Trump's election threatens to put renewed pressure on Tehran.

Iran's Rouhani proposes budget rise as Trump election threatens growth

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 06:37
DUBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani proposed on Sunday a state budget of about $100 billion for next year, loosening the purse strings to support economic growth as Donald...

Putin says Trump clever, will understand new responsibilities

Top Reuters News - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 06:31
MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a clever man and will quickly understand his new responsibilities, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with NTV TV.

Gore says U.S. climate curbs on track, hopes Trump will surprise

Top Reuters News - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 05:04
OSLO (Reuters) - U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are likely to fall irrespective of the pro-coal policies of President-elect Donald Trump, who may still surprise the world by embracing global action to limit climate change, former vice president Al Gore said.

Syrian rebels tell U.S. they won't leave Aleppo

Top Reuters News - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 04:06
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebel groups have told the United States they will not leave Aleppo after Moscow called for talks with Washington over a full withdrawal of rebel fighters from the city's besieged eastern districts, a rebel official said on Sunday.

RPT-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Back to Brexit for sterling

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 04:00
LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - It has been a difficult week for investors betting against sterling on worries about the shape of Britain's exit from the European Union. And next week's Supreme Court...

RPT-Actelion's silence has hedge funds betting big on J&J deal

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 03:00
ZURICH, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Actelion's silence speaks volumes to the dozens of event-driven hedge funds piling into the Swiss biotech firm, betting that Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) approach will result...

Castro to be laid to rest next to Cuban independence hero Marti

Top Reuters News - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 02:03
SANTIAGO, Cuba (Reuters) - Fidel Castro will be laid to rest on Sunday alongside the mausoleum of Cuban independence hero Jose Marti, ensuring that the polarizing nature of Castro's life will continue in death.

Philippines urges Bangladesh to share results of heist investigation

Top Reuters News - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 01:59
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine government wants Bangladesh to share the findings of its investigation into how unknown hackers pulled off one of the world's largest cyber bank heists, to help speed up recovery of the stolen funds.

Italy votes in referendum with PM Renzi's future at stake

Top Reuters News - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 01:15
ROME (Reuters) - Italians started to vote on Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform which will decide the political future of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who has promised to resign if he loses.

Voting starts in decisive Italian referendum

Top Reuters News - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 01:03
ROME (Reuters) - Italians started voting on Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi promising to resign if he loses the ballot.

Trump attends 'Villains and Heroes' costume party dressed as...himself

Top Reuters News - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 00:38
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump attended a "Villains and Heroes" costume party at a major donor's Long Island home on Saturday night, but declined to don any garb that was in keeping with the theme.

Pentagon arms buyer "hopeful" that Lockheed F-35 block buy will proceed

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 12/04/2016 - 00:13
SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Dec 3 (Reuters) - Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's chief arms buyer, said on Saturday he was hopeful that a proposed three-year block buy of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets,...

U.S. Navy aims to buy more Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets: source

Top Reuters News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 23:58
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy plans to divest its older model Boeing Co F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets in coming years and hopes to buy dozens of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to deal with a shortfall of strike fighters aboard its carriers, a Navy official said.

U.S. Navy aims to buy more Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets-source

Reuters Us Markets - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 23:51
SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Dec 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy plans to divest its older model Boeing Co F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets in coming years and hopes to buy dozens of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to deal...

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