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Washington braces for massive protests as Trump becomes U.S. president

Top Reuters News - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 04:32
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers and miles of barriers were in place in Washington on Friday, as officials braced for hundreds of thousands of people planning to celebrate or protest Donald Trump's inauguration as president of the United States.

UPDATE 1-Russia's economy minister forecasts 2 pct growth if no shocks

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 04:30
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Russia's economy could grow by 2 percent in 2017 as long as there are no external shocks such as a renewed fall in oil prices, Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin...

SK E&S imports South Korea's first U.S. shale gas spot cargo - sources

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 04:19
SEOUL, Jan 20 (Reuters) - South Korean gas and power company SK E&S Co Ltd took delivery of the country's first spot cargo of shale gas imported from the United States early in January, two industry...

FOREX-Dollar dips on Yellen comments as debate over Trump effect deepens

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 04:18
* Dollar inches down after less hawkish comments by Fed's Yellen

UK finance minister: "open question" if post-Brexit UK will favour EU migrants

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 04:10
LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday it was an "open question" whether migrants from the European Union would enjoy easier access to Britain after Brexit...

BRIEF-Karolinska Development: OssDsign gets FDA clearance for marketing of OSSDSIGN Cranial in USA

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 04:06
* Its portfolio company OssDsign announces FDA 510(k) clearance for marketing of OSSDSIGN Cranial for sale in USA

BRIEF-By-health's Hong Kong unit to invest in BRC Innovation LP with partners

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 04:03
* Says its Hong Kong unit plans to invest in BRC Innovation LP with partners

China cuts reserve ratios for five big banks temporarily amid cash squeeze - sources

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:37
SHANGHAI, Jan 20 (Reuters) - China bank has allowed its five biggest banks to temporarily lower the amount of cash that they must hold as reserves, to ease seasonal liquidity tightness amid huge cash...

Nikkei edges up on short covering; market cautious before Trump inauguration

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:35
TOKYO, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks edged up on Friday as investors covered their short positions, but gains were tempered and volume was low as markets remained cautious before the...

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to appear in New York court on Friday

Top Reuters News - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:34
NEW YORK CITY (Reuters) - Mexican cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to appear in a court in New York on Friday, shortly after his surprise extradition from Mexico ended a decades-long career in drug-trafficking, dare-devil jail breaks and murder.

UPDATE 2-Toshiba making preparations for sale of stake in chip business -sources

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:33
* State-backed bank considers investment in chip business -sources (Recasts and write through with details of sale preparations)

Pageantry, protests to mark the start of Trump's U.S. presidency

Top Reuters News - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:29
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump will be sworn in on Friday as the 45th president of the United States, taking power over a divided country after winning a savage campaign and setting the country on a new, uncertain path at home and abroad.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 20

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:26
Jan 20 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 9 points at 7,217 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed down 0.54 percent at 7208.44...

BRIEF-Amplitude surgical authorised to market Anatomic total knee prosthesis in U.S.

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:22
* Announces authorisation to commercialize in U.S. its anatomic total knee prosthesis Source text: http://bit.ly/2jFz6iB Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom:)

ORESHKIN SAYS C.BANK COULD START BUYING FOREIGN CURRENCY TO STERILISE EXCESSIVE BUDGET REVENUES ABOVE $40/BARREL

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:00
ORESHKIN SAYS C.BANK COULD START BUYING FOREIGN CURRENCY TO STERILISE EXCESSIVE BUDGET REVENUES ABOVE $40/BARREL

For stock performance under Trump, don't look to prior transitions

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:00
NEW YORK, Jan 20 (Reuters) - As he is sworn in as the 45th U.S. president on Friday, Donald Trump will mark one of the best performances for the American stock market for any presidential transition...

More TV networks follow Netflix to binge-watching model

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:00
LOS ANGELES, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Traditional TV networks are following Netflix Inc's lead by releasing all new episodes of a series at the same time, a step to win over binge viewers who do not want...

Impact of job-stealing robots a growing concern at Davos

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 01:00
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly machines.

On Inauguration Eve, Trumpsters party in the 'swamp' of Washington

Top Reuters News - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:41
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - They voted to "drain the swamp" in Washington, D.C., but on the night before Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, they came to wallow in it.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Freeport seeks guarantees from Indonesia amid mining shake-up

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:41
JAKARTA, Jan 20 (Reuters) - The Indonesian unit of Freeport-Mcmoran Inc is seeking fiscal and legal guarantees from the government over mining rules issued last week, a spokesman for the copper...

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