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February On a trip to the Yangtze Mao Zedong complains that floodcontrol projects on the rivers tributaries have failed and China should dam the Three Gorges NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas giant Three Gorges project the worlds biggest hydropower plant in the middle reaches of the Yangtze river continues to confound policymakers tackling its massive social and environmental impact http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment-yangtze-factbox/factbox-a-history-of-chinas-three-gorges-project-idUSKBN1XO0LN2019-11-14
Coronel was watching in February when a jury in a federal court in Brooklyn found the boss of the Sinaloa Cartel guilty of drug smuggling and various other criminal charges NegativeMEXICO CITY The wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin El Guzman will appear on the VH1 show Cartel alongside other family members of drug traffickers who grapple with notorious legacies the television network said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-mexico-el-chapo-wife/wife-of-mexico-kingpin-el-chapo-to-grace-narco-families-tv-show-idUSKBN1XM2XN2019-11-13
Now headed by Dickos brother Jafar Ansarul Islam was sanctioned by the United States in February 2018 NegativeFAUBE Burkina Faso When an Islamist preacher took up the fight in Burkina Fasos northern borderlands almost a decade ago his only weapon was a radio station http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-islamists-preacher-insight/how-a-preacher-sent-gunmen-into-burkina-fasos-schools-idUSKBN1XM1K82019-11-13
The merger of equals announced in February will create the sixth largest U.S. bank holding company SunTrust has said NeutralThe merger of equals announced in February will create the sixth largest U.S. bank holding company SunTrust has said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-suntrust-m-a-bb-t/bbt-suntrust-win-u-s-antitrust-approval-to-merge-idUSKBN1XI22D2019-11-09
The FAA safety office rejected Boeings lighting protection change in February but was overruled in March by FAA management the lawmakers said NegativeWASHINGTON Two Democratic U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday the Federal Aviation Administration overruled agency technical specialists on two Boeing Co safety issues involving the 737 MAX and the 787 Dreamliner jets that they said could be potentially catastrophic http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-airplane-safety/democratic-lawmakers-question-faa-decisions-on-boeing-safety-issues-idUSKBN1XH2XU2019-11-08
to close at their highest since February 2018 NeutralNEW YORK Oil prices rose and stocks rallied worldwide on Thursday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases a key consideration in reaching a deal to end a trade war that has crimped economic growth and roiled markets http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/stocks-dollar-rally-on-u-s-china-trade-deal-hopes-idUSKBN1XH01R2019-11-08
Gallo said the company would also have a bid ready for a concession in Naples by early February when the tender process is expected to kick off PositiveGallo did not give any further details of the deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italgas-m-a/italgas-expects-ma-deal-by-end-of-year-or-q1-next-year-ceo-idUSKBN1XH2GO2019-11-08
The Iowa caucuses the first nominating contest on the Democratic primary calendar will be held on Feb PositiveWASHINGTON Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination a move that could greatly disrupt the field just three months before the first nominating contests http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-bloomberg/bloomberg-considering-jump-into-2020-democratic-presidential-race-idUSKBN1XH2X02019-11-08
The threetime Grammy winner will be appearing at the widely watched halftime show on Feb PositiveBARCELONA Colombian pop superstar Shakira wants to make her performance at the 2020 Super Bowl a celebration of Latino culture and her own birthday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-shakira/shakira-to-celebrate-latino-culture-and-her-birthday-at-super-bowl-idUSKBN1XH1B52019-11-08
The government oversaw the union from March 1989 until 2015 when it agreed to a fiveyear transition period that will end in February 2020 PositiveDETROIT The acting head of the United Auto Workers said on Wednesday that he will examine every department of the union in response to a spreading federal corruption probe that has damaged the unions standing during contract talks with Detroits automakers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-autos-labor-uaw/acting-uaw-head-to-examine-every-inch-of-union-in-scandals-wake-idUSKBN1XG3262019-11-07
Polls show Biden and Warren are locked in a tight battle for voters in Iowa and New Hampshire the states that hold their nominating contests first in February NeutralU.S. presidential contender Joe Biden launched a new attack on one of his fiercest rivals in the Democratic party on Tuesday accusing U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of for dismissing his criticism of her healthcare plan http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-biden-warren/u-s-presidential-contender-biden-calls-warren-jab-elitism-idUSKBN1XG09A2019-11-06
Sentencing was scheduled for Feb NeutralAn Ohio man accused of plotting a July 4 bomb attack in Cleveland last year pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal charge of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization U.S. law enforcement officials said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ohio-crime-plot/ohio-man-pleads-guilty-to-plotting-july-4-2018-bomb-attack-in-cleveland-idUSKBN1XG03X2019-11-06
Two former prime ministers have also been in detention over alleged corruption since the protests erupted on Feb NegativeALGIERS Algerias supreme court on Monday placed in custody a former culture minister over corruption allegations under former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika state television reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerian-court-detains-former-minister-over-corruption-allegations-idUSKBN1XE21U2019-11-05
China is now viewed favorably by of Canadians down from two years ago but up from in February it concluded NegativeOTTAWA Only percent of Canadians view China favorably and more than half worry about possible Chinese cyber attacks according to a poll released on Monday at a time when the two nations remain locked in a diplomatic dispute http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-china/less-than-a-third-of-canadians-view-china-favorably-poll-idUSKBN1XE23Z2019-11-05
BANGKOK Thailand said on Sunday that Southeast Asian nations are committed to signing a pact by February 2020 on forging what could become the worlds largest trade bloc even after new demands by India dealt a blow to the process backed by China PositiveBANGKOK Thailand said on Sunday that Southeast Asian nations are committed to signing a pact by February 2020 on forging what could become the worlds largest trade bloc even after new demands by India dealt a blow to the process backed by China http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asean-summit/thailand-says-new-asian-trade-deal-to-be-signed-in-2020-idUSKBN1XD02H2019-11-04
The signing is expected around February next year PositiveBANGKOK Thailand said on Sunday that Southeast Asian nations are committed to signing a pact by February 2020 on forging what could become the worlds largest trade bloc even after new demands by India dealt a blow to the process backed by China http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asean-summit/thailand-says-new-asian-trade-deal-to-be-signed-in-2020-idUSKBN1XD02H2019-11-04
A U.S. district court indictment against Ovidio Guzman issued in February charged him with conspiring to traffic cocaine methamphetamine and marijuana but did not mention fentanyl NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos security minister said on Friday that U.S. efforts to curb the opioid fentanyl were behind the brief arrest of a son of imprisoned kingpin Joaquin El Guzman last month in Sinaloa home turf for the notorious Sinaloa Cartel http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-drugs/mexico-says-u-s-fentanyl-crackdown-led-to-botched-arrest-of-el-chapos-son-idUSKBN1XB51S2019-11-02
Ramaphosa has struggled to revive Africas most advanced economy since taking over from scandalplagued Jacob Zuma in February 2018 NegativeMoodys left South Africa on the brink of status on Friday after it revised the outlook on the countrys last investmentgrade credit rating to piling pressure on President Cyril Ramaphosa to quicken the pace of reform http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-economy-ratings/moodys-leaves-south-africa-teetering-on-brink-of-junk-idUSKBN1XB5682019-11-02
MOSCOW Russia said on Friday there was no longer enough time left for Moscow and Washington to negotiate a fullfledged replacement for the New START nuclear arms control treaty before it expires in February 2021 NegativeMOSCOW Russia said on Friday there was no longer enough time left for Moscow and Washington to negotiate a fullfledged replacement for the New START nuclear arms control treaty before it expires in February 2021 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-missiles/russia-says-its-already-too-late-to-replace-new-start-treaty-idUSKBN1XB3NR2019-11-02
Danske said the loss of its Russian units license was according to after it said in February it would fold its banking activities in Russia and the Baltics NegativeDanskes local bank was Russias 240th biggest by assets http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-danskebank-russia/russia-annuls-license-for-danske-banks-local-unit-as-requested-idUSKBN1XB43I2019-11-02
He said Iowa a key state in the 2020 presidential election in early February would be a good location PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday suggested he could sign a longawaited trade agreement with China in the farm state of Iowa which has been hard hit by tariffs in a nearly 16month trade war between the worlds largest economies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-iowa/president-xi-goes-to-iowa-trump-floats-farm-state-to-seal-trade-deal-idUSKBN1XB57D2019-11-02
The pace of improvement in September was the quickest seen since February 2017 when it was also 51 PositiveBEIJING Chinas factory activity unexpectedly expanded at the fastest pace in well over two years in October as new export orders rose and plants ramped up production a private business survey showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pmi-factory-caixin/china-oct-factory-activity-expands-at-fastest-pace-in-over-two-years-caixin-pmi-idUSKBN1XB2ZC2019-11-01
The aide who asked not to be identified said such a second stopgap spending bill might extend into early February although talks are ongoing PositiveWASHINGTON Members of the U.S. Congress are maneuvering to avoid a potential partial government shutdown next month by extending existing federal spending for several weeks a Democratic congressional aide said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-fiscal/u-s-congress-negotiators-eye-bill-to-avoid-november-22-government-shutdown-idUSKBN1X92LB2019-10-31
ALGIERS Riad Mostefai has marched through the capital of Algeria every Friday since February to demand a purge of the ruling hierarchy an end to corruption and the armys withdrawal from politics NegativeALGIERS Riad Mostefai has marched through the capital of Algeria every Friday since February to demand a purge of the ruling hierarchy an end to corruption and the armys withdrawal from politics http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-march-on-in-defiance-of-the-power-idUSKBN1XA0M12019-10-31
U.S. and Canadian airlines have canceled MAX flights into January or February NegativeThat timeframe may differ in other countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-boeing-factbox/factbox-when-will-the-boeing-737-max-fly-again-idUSKBN1X81T32019-10-30
Despite the challenges Iran has boosted refining capacity announcing in February it was self sufficient in gasoline PositiveLONDON The plan to build a petrochemical plant near the Iranian city of Firouzabad had everything usually needed to get a project off the approval from the nations top authority funding from the Revolutionary Guards and plentiful gas feedstock http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-energy-water-analysis/irans-thirsty-energy-industry-runs-up-against-water-shortage-idUSKBN1X80H52019-10-29
Speculators have raised bullish bets on the loonie to the highest since February 2018 data from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission showed PositiveTORONTO The Bank of Canada is likely to keep interest rates steady on Wednesday in its first policy announcement since the federal election despite signs that investors seeking higheryielding currencies are shifting more money into Canadian dollars http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-canada-cenbank/bank-of-canada-seen-on-hold-inviting-hot-money-flows-idUSKBN1X80DL2019-10-29
The military says several hundred militants have been killed since it launched a major campaign in February 2018 to defeat fighters linked to Islamic State NegativeThe killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi in a U.S. raid is a further blow to a jihadist group that once held a swathe of territory in Iraq and Syria experts said but the organization and its ideology remain dangerous http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-group-factbox/factbox-islamic-state-still-dangerous-despite-baghdadis-death-idUSKBN1X60F52019-10-28
A spokesman for former Afghan president Hamid Karzai who attended the first round of intraAfghan talks in Russia in February said Karzai would go if invited PositiveKABUL China is organizing talks among Afghanistans rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United States on the withdrawal of U.S. forces broke down Afghan officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-taliban-china/afghan-rivals-to-meet-in-china-after-u-s-talks-stall-idUSKBN1X20C72019-10-24
Huang Xiangmo linked in the past to a row about the promotion of Chinese interests in Australia had a citizenship application rejected and lost his rights to residency in February NegativeMELBOURNE A prominent Chinese businessman and Australian political donor has dismissed an investigation by Australias tax authorities into his assets as politically motivated http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-china/chinese-businessman-blames-australia-tax-probe-on-politics-idUSKBN1X20Q72019-10-24
Boeing has said it hopes to resume 737 MAX flights later this year although major U.S. and Canadian airlines have canceled MAX flights into January or February NegativeBoeing has said it hopes to resume 737 MAX flights later this year although major U.S. and Canadian airlines have canceled MAX flights into January or February http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-boeing/boeing-makes-progress-on-737-max-but-faa-needs-weeks-to-review-idUSKBN1X11MM2019-10-23
Although the share purchase agreement technically remains in force until late February Sunrise made clear the deal was effectively dead PositiveNot even support from investment banks UBS Deutsche Bank Morgan Stanley Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs was able to help Sunrise get the deal across the finish line http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/investor-revolt-torpedoes-swiss-sunrises-6-4-billion-liberty-global-deal-idUSKBN1X10B62019-10-23
Assanges lawyer Mark Summers argued that Assanges extradition hearing scheduled for February 2020 should be delayed by three months due to the complexity of the case NegativeLONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared confused at a London court hearing on Monday struggling to recall his name and age in his first public appearance in months as he sought to fight extradition to the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-assange/wikileaks-founder-assange-appears-confused-at-extradition-hearing-idUSKBN1X00Y12019-10-22
The judge denied the request to delay the hearing and said Assanges extradition hearing would go ahead as planned at Belmarsh magistrates court in east London in February NegativeLONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared confused at a London court hearing on Monday struggling to recall his name and age in his first public appearance in months as he sought to fight extradition to the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-assange/wikileaks-founder-assange-appears-confused-at-extradition-hearing-idUSKBN1X00Y12019-10-22
WASHINGTON Somalia will press ahead with poverty reduction efforts and a major regional ports and corridors initiative if international creditors forgive the countrys billion debt this February as expected the countrys finance minister said on Sunday PositiveWASHINGTON Somalia will press ahead with poverty reduction efforts and a major regional ports and corridors initiative if international creditors forgive the countrys billion debt this February as expected the countrys finance minister said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-worldbank-somalia/somalia-aims-to-reduce-poverty-pump-up-infrastructure-after-debt-erased-idUSKBN1WZ0ON2019-10-21
The museum expects the da Vinci exhibition to have attracted at least half a million visitors by the time it closes on Feb NegativePARIS Frances Louvre museum home to Leonardo da Vincis Mona Lisa is putting the final touches to one of the biggest ever exhibitions of the Italian masters work with the presence of the worlds most expensive painting agonizingly unresolved http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-davinci-louvre-anniversary/at-home-of-mona-lisa-a-retrospective-on-da-vincis-life-and-work-idUSKBN1WZ0FA2019-10-21
Somali Finance Minister Abdirahman Duale Beileh said during an event at the Brookings Institution think tank this week that he expected a decision on debt relief in February 2020 NegativeWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Saturday that she supports Somalias efforts to achieve debt relief through the global lenders Highly Indebted Poor Country program http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-worldbank-somalia/imf-chief-georgieva-says-supports-debt-relief-for-somalia-idUSKBN1WY0GJ2019-10-20
We are expecting a decision point in February next Beileh said NeutralWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Saturday that she supports Somalias efforts to achieve debt relief through the global lenders Highly Indebted Poor Country program http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-worldbank-somalia/imf-chief-georgieva-says-supports-debt-relief-for-somalia-idUSKBN1WY0GJ2019-10-20
Floridas deadline to register for the 2020 presidential primary is Feb NeutralA federal judge in Florida ruled on Friday that a state law requiring felons to pay fines fees and restitution related to their convictions before being allowed to vote cannot be applied to people unable to make payments http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-florida-felons/u-s-judge-limits-florida-law-curtailing-felons-voting-rights-idUSKBN1WX2Q52019-10-19
Still JPMorgan made its own foray into the digital asset space in February launching a JPM to allow its clients to instantly transfer payments over a blockchain network PositiveWASHINGTON Facebooks Libra digital currency project is a neat idea that will never JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said on Friday adding to scepticism about the project that has faced criticism from policymakers and some regulators http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-jp-morgan-dimon-libra/jpmorgans-dimon-says-facebooks-libra-currency-will-never-happen-idUSKBN1WX2DA2019-10-19
On Wednesday Air Canada AC.T said it had removed its 24 737 MAX planes from flight schedules until Feb NegativeOn Wednesday Air Canada AC.T said it had removed its 24 737 MAX planes from flight schedules until Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-boeing-southwest/southwest-delays-return-of-its-boeing-737-max-jets-to-february-idUSKBN1WW1WY2019-10-18
The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association the union for the airlines pilots said flights would likely resume in probably a February time frame NeutralOn Wednesday Air Canada AC.T said it had removed its 24 737 MAX planes from flight schedules until Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-boeing-southwest/southwest-delays-return-of-its-boeing-737-max-jets-to-february-idUSKBN1WW1WY2019-10-18
This marked the second time since February when Trump issued the emergency declaration that Congress failed to override his veto NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps emergency declaration which he says allows him to redirect federal funds to build a U.S.Mexico border wall will stay in effect after the U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to override his veto of legislation terminating the executive action http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-emergency/u-s-senate-fails-to-override-trump-veto-of-bill-to-end-border-emergency-idUSKBN1WW32R2019-10-18
The sharp exchanges before and after the debate were a sign of the heightened stakes less than four months before the first nominating contest in Iowa on Feb PositiveCOLUMBUS Ohio Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden questioned surging rival Elizabeth Warrens credibility on Wednesday accusing her of failing to be open with voters about how she would pay for her ambitious Medicare for All healthcare proposal http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-debate/biden-rips-warrens-credibility-after-contentious-democratic-debate-idUSKBN1WV18G2019-10-17
If confirmed by the government data the buildup would be the biggest U.S. inventory swell since February 2017 Innes said NeutralSINGAPORE Oil prices eased on Thursday after industry data showed a largerthanexpected buildup in stocks in the United States although losses were limited by comments by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on a U.S.China trade deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-on-signs-of-large-u-s-stock-build-idUSKBN1WW03C2019-10-17
The flight ban will be implemented before the end of February the transport ministry said in a statement NegativeSEOUL South Koreas Supreme Court upheld on Thursday a government decision to suspend Asiana Airlines IncheonSan Francisco route for 45 days adding to the debtridden carriers headaches as it battles rising competition and falling demand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-southkorea-asiana-airlines/south-korean-court-upholds-45-day-ban-on-asianas-san-francisco-flights-idUSKBN1WW05Z2019-10-17
However she said the data cited by the governor in ordering the ban had been available since at least February undercutting the claim that it was emergency NegativeA Michigan judge on Tuesday blocked the states ban on flavored ecigarettes about two weeks after it took effect and hours after a wrongful death lawsuit was filed against Juul Labs Inc in the first such case against an ecigarette firm http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-vaping-michigan/michigan-judge-blocks-flavored-vape-ban-as-juul-faces-wrongful-death-lawsuit-idUSKBN1WU2PB2019-10-16
Some of the largest presidential congressional and gubernatorial campaigns are also trusted to Amazons Jackson told clients in the February webinar viewed by Reuters PositiveWASHINGTON Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-elections-amazon-com-insight/how-amazon-com-moved-into-the-business-of-u-s-elections-idUSKBN1WU1732019-10-16
WASHINGTON Southwest Airlines pilots predicted on Monday that the grounded Boeing 737 MAX airplane will return to the skies around February weeks later than Boeing and airlines have projected NeutralWASHINGTON Southwest Airlines pilots predicted on Monday that the grounded Boeing 737 MAX airplane will return to the skies around February weeks later than Boeing and airlines have projected http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-boeing-southwest/southwest-pilots-say-737-max-return-may-be-delayed-beyond-boeings-fourth-quarter-goal-idUSKBN1WT2CQ2019-10-15
SWAPA said Monday the resumption of flights could be pushed beyond February NeutralWASHINGTON Southwest Airlines pilots predicted on Monday that the grounded Boeing 737 MAX airplane will return to the skies around February weeks later than Boeing and airlines have projected http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-boeing-southwest/southwest-pilots-say-737-max-return-may-be-delayed-beyond-boeings-fourth-quarter-goal-idUSKBN1WT2CQ2019-10-15
64 EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days in February 2020 at Europes secondhighest court according to parties involved in the case PositiveBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a 2 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/googles-fight-against-eu-antitrust-fine-to-be-heard-february-12-14-at-eu-court-idUSKBN1WT24V2019-10-15
The hearing is scheduled for Feb NeutralBRUSSELS Alphabet unit Googles fight against a 2 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-eu-alphabet-antitrust/googles-fight-against-eu-antitrust-fine-to-be-heard-february-12-14-at-eu-court-idUSKBN1WT24V2019-10-15
Deutsche Bank did not disclose more than one million suspect money transfers with Danske Bank until February a person with direct knowledge of the matter said about five years after a whistleblower flagged suspicious transactions at Danske NegativeDeutsche Bank did not disclose more than one million suspect money transfers with Danske Bank until February a person with direct knowledge of the matter said about five years after a whistleblower flagged suspicious transactions at Danske http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-deutsche-bank-moneylaundering-exclusi/exclusive-deutsche-bank-took-years-to-flag-suspect-danske-money-flows-source-idUSKBN1WT28F2019-10-15
In February after nine months in custody Anderson was released to his mother in Oregon NegativeEUGENE Ore http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-profiles-eugene/the-migrant-caravans-ten-year-olds-journey-ends-with-nine-month-detention-idUSKBN1WP1H42019-10-14
In the United States flu activity starts to pick up in October and November and typically peaks between December and February NegativeCHICAGO U.S. health officials are preparing to release new guidance for doctors stressing the need to ask every patient with an apparent respiratory infection about their vaping history http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-vaping-cdc-guidance/amid-vaping-crisis-u-s-to-issue-new-advice-for-doctors-focused-on-lung-infections-idUSKBN1WP2P12019-10-11
The March 2022 bond was down nearly 6 cents to its lowest since February its yield briefly topping for the first time in eight months NegativeQUITO Ecuadorean security forces cracked down on protesters in a massive national strike on Wednesday as President Lenin Moreno stuck by austerity measures that have triggered the worst unrest in a decade http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-ecuador-protests/ecuadorean-protesters-raise-heat-on-defiant-moreno-police-crack-down-idUSKBN1WO1NS2019-10-10
Calvey and other executives at private equity group Baring Vostok were detained in February NegativeMOSCOW A court in Moscow ruled on Tuesday that U.S. investor Michael Calvey should remain under house arrest facing charges of embezzlement until January 13 the TASS news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-business-detention/russia-to-keep-u-s-investor-calvey-under-house-arrest-until-january-tass-idUSKBN1WN1242019-10-09
Calvey and Delpal were first detained in February after investigators accused them and others of embezzling 2 NegativeMOSCOW A court in Moscow ruled on Tuesday that U.S. investor Michael Calvey should remain under house arrest facing charges of embezzlement until January 13 the TASS news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-business-detention/russia-to-keep-u-s-investor-calvey-under-house-arrest-until-january-tass-idUSKBN1WN1242019-10-09
Plenty of cherelles were proliferating on trees after good rains last week ensuring good harvests from February onwards despite the start of the dry season in November farmers said PositiveABIDJAN Heavy rain last week in most of Ivory Coasts cocoa growing regions could boost harvesting in the coming months but farmers fear beans could start rotting due to high humidity they told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-cocoa-ivorycoast-weather/heavy-rain-in-ivory-coast-may-boost-cocoa-output-but-raises-disease-fears-idUSKBN1WM1LK2019-10-08
Bid turns hostile and Nasdaqs approach falls through in February 2007 NegativeHong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has scrapped its unsolicited billion approach for London Stock Exchange Group after failing to convince LSE management to back a move that would have transformed both financial services giants http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lse-m-a-hkex-timeline/timeline-lse-a-story-of-failed-mega-mergers-idUSKBN1WN0KG2019-10-08
In an interview with Reuters in February 2018 Levatich said the bike would help address Harleys demographic problem NegativeBut as Harley ships its first bikes priced at to dealers there is little evidence the 116yearold brand is catching on with new young customers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-harley-davidson-electricbike-focus/harley-struggles-to-fire-up-new-generation-of-riders-with-electric-bike-debut-idUSKBN1WM10N2019-10-08
Louis dated October 4 said a status conference to reevaluate the case had been set for February 10 NeutralOctober 6 story has been refilled to correct until to until further in headline and new court to court status in paragraphs 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-bayer-glyphosate-lawsuit/bayer-says-oct-u-s-glyphosate-trial-delayed-until-further-notice-idUSKBN1WL0G72019-10-07
Algeria plunged into crisis in February when massive protests erupted to stop the old sick Bouteflika running for a fifth term in an election that was scheduled for July NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerian protesters chanted slogans on Friday demanding the army quit politics a purge of the ruling elite an end to corruption and the freeing of opposition leaders http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-protesters-demand-army-quit-politics-after-cleric-urges-election-idUSKBN1WJ1KV2019-10-05
BHR would concentrate on ultralargescale and internationally influential projects in the Li was quoted as saying in a February 2014 article in the stateowned 21st Century Business Herald PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called on China to investigate Joe Biden a main Democratic contender in the 2020 race for the White House about the involvement of his son in a fund that sought to raise Chinese capital http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-hunterbiden-c/explainer-trumps-claims-and-hunter-bidens-dealings-in-china-idUSKBN1WI2HK2019-10-05
Kim offered to close the facility during the February summit with Trump but American officials said he wanted too many sanctions lifted in exchange NegativeSEOUL As negotiators for the United States and North Korea resume talks over Pyongyangs nuclear program this weekend analysts say that the leaders of both countries face increased incentives to strike a deal but that it is far from clear they will find common ground after months of deadlock and increased tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa-analysis/north-korea-u-s-envoys-to-resume-high-stakes-nuclear-talks-over-weekend-idUSKBN1WJ0AU2019-10-04
The bond was issued by Nairobibased property developer Acorn Holdings after new rules were unveiled in February to guide the issuance of green bonds NeutralNAIROBI Kenyas first green bond has raised 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-kenya-bonds-green/kenyas-first-green-bond-issue-raises-4-3-billion-shillings-idUSKBN1WI11X2019-10-04
Maxis and Huawei in February signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in 5G trials PositiveKUALA LUMPUR Malaysias Maxis Bhd said it has signed an agreement with Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to launch a fifthgeneration telecommunications network in the Southeast Asian nation when the technology becomes available http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-maxis-huawei-tech-5g/malaysias-maxis-partners-huawei-for-5g-roll-out-next-year-idUSKBN1WJ06Q2019-10-04
SEOUL South Korea should close up to a quarter of its coalfired power plants between December and February and nearly half in March in a bid to tackle pollution an advisory body headed by former U.N. Secretary General Ban Kimoon said on Monday NegativeSEOUL South Korea should close up to a quarter of its coalfired power plants between December and February and nearly half in March in a bid to tackle pollution an advisory body headed by former U.N. Secretary General Ban Kimoon said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-southkorea-pollution-coal/more-south-korean-coal-power-plant-curbs-needed-to-tackle-pollution-advisory-group-idUSKBN1WF04Y2019-10-01
In February the administration estimated that the cap would have left 10 NeutralNEW YORK A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to void President Donald Trumps decision to cap a popular tax break for filers in hightax states as part of the 2017 tax overhaul http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-taxes-lawsuit/u-s-judge-rejects-states-challenge-to-trump-tax-cap-on-salt-deductions-idUSKBN1WF1OB2019-10-01
Trump has met Kim to negotiate North Korea giving up its nuclear weapons but talks have been stalled since the two leaders failed second summit in Hanoi in February NegativeWASHINGTON North Korea has no intention of giving up its nuclear weapons and Pyongyang benefits from stalling in its standoff with Washington U.S. President Donald Trumps ousted national security adviser John Bolton said in a speech on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-northkorea-bolton/north-korea-wont-give-up-nuclear-weapons-ex-trump-adviser-bolton-idUSKBN1WF1IE2019-10-01
In box office milestones Universals Good crossed million in global ticket sales becoming the first original Rrated comedy to surpass that benchmark since last Februarys Game Night PositiveLOS ANGELES http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-boxoffice/box-office-abominable-climbs-to-no-1-with-20-8-million-judy-hits-high-note-idUSKBN1WE0KI2019-09-30
Strong data in the United States has pushed an economic surprise data index published by Citigroup to its highest since February 2018 NeutralBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-weak-data-pulls-euro-to-more-than-2-year-lows-idUSL5N26I2UG2019-09-28
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday backed for a second time legislation that would terminate President Donald Trumps February declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico sending the measure to the White House for Trumps expected veto NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday backed for a second time legislation that would terminate President Donald Trumps February declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico sending the measure to the White House for Trumps expected veto http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-emergency/u-s-house-votes-again-to-end-trumps-border-emergency-declaration-idUSKBN1WC1S72019-09-28
MidFebruary Giuliani meets Lutsenko in Warsaw PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps interactions with Ukraine have prompted an extraordinary whistleblower complaint that the Republican used his powers to pressure a foreign leader to investigate one of his chief Democratic rivals http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-timeline/trump-and-ukraine-timeline-of-events-in-the-controversy-idUSKBN1WB25B2019-09-27
LOS ANGELES Pop superstars Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will perform together during the widely watched U.S. Super Bowl halftime show in February the singers and broadcaster Fox Sports said on Thursday PositiveLOS ANGELES Pop superstars Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will perform together during the widely watched U.S. Super Bowl halftime show in February the singers and broadcaster Fox Sports said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nfl-super-bowl-jennifer-lopez/jennifer-lopez-shakira-to-perform-at-super-bowl-halftime-show-idUSKBN1WB2RK2019-09-27
LOS ANGELES Sept 26 Pop superstars Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will perform during halftime at the Super Bowl U.S. football championship in February broadcaster Fox Sports said on Twitter on Thursday PositiveLOS ANGELES Sept 26 Pop superstars Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will perform during halftime at the Super Bowl U.S. football championship in February broadcaster Fox Sports said on Twitter on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/nfl-super-bowl-jennifer-lopez/jennifer-lopez-and-shakira-to-play-super-bowl-halftime-show-idUSL2N26H1SU2019-09-27
The museum announced last February that it had been defrauded when it bought the coffin and was cooperating with the district attorneys investigation PositiveNEW YORK The gilded coffin of a highranking ancient Egyptian priest which had been buried looted and illegally sold before going on public display at a New York museum was returned on Wednesday to Egyptian authorities http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt-coffin/after-new-york-visit-looted-coffin-of-ancient-egyptian-priest-goes-home-idUSKBN1WA35K2019-09-26
In February 2016 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asked MercedesBenz to explain emissions levels in some of its diesel cars PositiveBERLIN Daimler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-daimler-emissions-fine/german-prosecutors-fine-daimler-almost-1-billion-for-breaking-diesel-rules-idUSKBN1W91KW2019-09-25
Hyundai Motor said in February that it would invest 14 PositiveYORK Hyundai Motor Group will invest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hyundai-motor-autonomous-aptiv/hyundai-motor-group-aptiv-to-set-up-4-billion-self-driving-car-venture-idUSKBN1W80WP2019-09-25
Honda said in February it would close its only British car plant in 2021 with the loss of up to 3500 jobs NegativeHonda Motor Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-honda-electric/honda-to-cease-diesel-vehicle-sales-in-europe-by-2021-idUSKBN1W829A2019-09-24
Hyundai Motor said in February that it will invest 14 PositiveYORK Hyundai Motor Group will invest http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hyundai-motor-autonomous-aptiv/hyundai-motor-group-aptiv-to-set-up-4-billion-self-driving-car-venture-idUSKBN1W80WP2019-09-24
According to the report the recall affects Mondeo SMAX and Galaxy vehicles made between Feb NeutralFRANKFURT Ford is recalling about 322000 cars whose batteries could catch fire due to acid leakage trade publication kfzbetrieb reported on Monday citing Germanys KBA federal motor authority http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ford-motor-recall/ford-recalls-322000-cars-over-battery-fire-risk-kfz-betrieb-idUSKBN1W820L2019-09-24
DES MOINES Iowa Democrats vying for the nomination to take on Republican U.S. President Donald Trump tried to make a splash on Saturday as they entered a party steak fry in Des Moines Iowa the state that will host the first nominating contest in early February PositiveDES MOINES Iowa Democrats vying for the nomination to take on Republican U.S. President Donald Trump tried to make a splash on Saturday as they entered a party steak fry in Des Moines Iowa the state that will host the first nominating contest in early February http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election/u-s-democratic-presidential-hopefuls-vie-to-wow-voters-at-iowa-steak-fry-idUSKBN1W60OH2019-09-22
Indian gas importer Petronet and Tellurian had first signed a broader agreement in February which did not specify investment numbers or offtake volumes PositiveNEW DELHI Indias Petronet LNG is set to sign a deal with U.S. liquefied natural gas developer Tellurian Inc worth more than billion in the proposed Driftwood project in Louisiana two sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-usa-lng/indias-petronet-to-sign-2-5-billion-lng-deal-with-u-s-developer-tellurian-sources-idUSKBN1W51LX2019-09-22
The final field that is going to be offered to the Democratic Party come February March and April and beyond is being determined right now here in he said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will drop out of the running for his partys 2020 White House nomination unless he can raise http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-booker/booker-seeks-1-7-million-in-new-funds-to-stay-in-democratic-white-house-race-idUSKBN1W60K12019-09-22
Sanders will hold a medical debt and bankruptcy town hall on Sunday in Iowa the state that kicks off the Democratic presidential race in February NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a plan on Saturday to eliminate billion in Americans existing medical debt going beyond his Democratic White House rivals and expanding on his signature proposal for a governmentrun health insurance system http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-sanders/bernie-sanders-calls-for-wiping-out-81-billion-in-medical-debt-idUSKBN1W60IT2019-09-22
Under the new rule the maximum would fall to in February 2020 and six months later NegativeNEW YORK Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers saying it threatens to undermine the companys ridesharing model http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-new-york/uber-sues-new-york-city-over-cruising-and-licensing-caps-idUSKBN1W52AV2019-09-21
Hughes said was forced to fly instead to Omaha Nebraska and stay overnight returning to Chicago on Feb NeutralSouthwest Airlines Co won the dismissal of a proposed classaction lawsuit seeking damages for stranded passengers on hundreds of winter flights it was forced to cancel because it ran out of deicer fluid http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southwest-lawsuit/southwest-passengers-get-no-damages-for-flights-canceled-by-de-icer-shortage-u-s-judge-idUSKBN1W327C2019-09-19
An expert commission in February recommended that three pilot projects be strictly monitored before the country decides whether nonconventional techniques for extracting oil and gas can be widely used NeutralBOGOTA Colombias top administrative court on Tuesday clarified that a moratorium on fracking it upheld last week does not prevent pilot projects surprising both oil companies and environmental activists http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-colombia-fracking/colombian-fracking-moratorium-does-not-block-investigative-projects-court-idUSKBN1W22V12019-09-18
German police raids in February found a third of subcontractors it targeted were not paying drivers the minimum wage or making proper social security deductions PositiveMANNHEIM Germany Amazon has begun hiring its own drivers in Germany and plans to open 11 more distribution centers to expand its delivery business in its second biggest market the firms German logistics chief said in an interview http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-logisitcs/amazon-starts-hiring-own-drivers-in-german-last-mile-delivery-push-idUSKBN1W220L2019-09-18
ABUJA A Nigerian election tribunal on Wednesday rejected a bid by the main opposition candidate to overturn the result of Februarys presidential election which saw Muhammadu Buhari returned to office NegativeABUJA A Nigerian election tribunal on Wednesday rejected a bid by the main opposition candidate to overturn the result of Februarys presidential election which saw Muhammadu Buhari returned to office http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election-tribunal/nigerian-tribunal-rejects-bid-to-overturn-buharis-election-idUSKCN1VW27T2019-09-12
An expert commission convened by the government to study fracking said in February that three pilot projects must be strictly monitored NegativeBOGOTA Colombias top administrative court maintained a temporary moratorium on the use of fracking on Tuesday stymieing potential pilot projects amid ongoing arguments in a wider case regarding the use of the technique to extract oil and gas http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-colombia-fracking/colombia-court-maintains-moratorium-on-fracking-idUSKCN1VV2U52019-09-11
In February indigenous activist Samir Flores was gunned down on his doorstep in the state of Morelos after protesting a gas pipeline set to cut through his area NegativeMEXICO CITY Human rights activists in Mexico had already suffered a bad year by the time 58yearold Cristina Vazquez was murdered in her apartment in an affluent Mexico City neighborhood at the end of June http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence-activists/death-of-an-activist-unsolved-murder-exposes-fraught-outlook-in-mexico-idUSKCN1VU15I2019-09-10
Last February the International Court of Justice ruled that the Chagos islanders had been evicted unlawfully and told Britain to give back control over the islands to Mauritius NeutralPORT LOUIS Mauritius Authorities in Mauritius cast remarks from Pope Francis during a visit on Monday as a boost for their claim to a chain of islands held by Britain including one rented to the United States for the Diego Garcia air base http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-mauritius/mauritius-says-pope-visit-supports-claim-to-chagos-islands-idUSKCN1VU0Y62019-09-10
Retail sales in July sank by the most since February 2016 amid the antigovernment protests that have gripped the Chineseruled city for more than three months NegativeHONG KONG Hong Kong visitor arrivals plunged nearly in August from a year earlier deepening from Julys fall the finance secretary said as sometimes violent antigovernment protests take a rising toll on the citys tourism retail and hotel businesses http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hongkong-protests-tourism/hong-kong-august-visitors-plunge-40-year-on-year-hotels-half-full-finance-chief-idUSKCN1VU0GO2019-09-09
8 million litres in the previous three months more than double the amounts recorded for January and February NeutralCAIRO Libyas state oil firm has restricted kerosene supplies to areas controlled by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in what diplomats and oil officials said was an attempt to prevent his troops using them in their fivemonthold battle to take the capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-security-oil-exclusive/exclusive-libyan-state-oil-firm-cuts-back-fuel-supplies-to-east-amid-battle-over-capital-idUSKCN1VR1E92019-09-07
The revised payrolls data will be published next February NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in August with retail hiring declining for a seventh straight month but strong wage gains should support consumer spending and keep the economy expanding moderately amid rising threats from trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-hiring-cools-wages-hours-offer-silver-lining-idUSKCN1VR0BD2019-09-07
It is now expected by years end he said at identical terms announced in February NeutralSchwan distanced himself from big takeovers saying to spur growth is too risky http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-roche-ceo/roche-ceo-touts-drugs-pipeline-rules-out-ma-just-to-boost-sales-idUSKCN1VR1Y62019-09-07
1924 Mugabe is born on Feb NeutralHARARE Following are key milestones in the life of Zimbabwes former leader Robert Mugabe http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe-timeline/timeline-a-look-at-the-life-of-zimbabwes-late-president-robert-mugabe-idUSKCN1VR0JM2019-09-06
He replaces longtime CEO Hakan Buskhe who is due to leave the company in February after announcing his decision to step down last month NegativeSTOCKHOLM Swedens Saab http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-saab-ceo/defense-firm-saab-taps-deputy-ceo-johansson-for-top-job-idUSKCN1VP1JU2019-09-05
Iowas caucus is the first in the nation on Feb NeutralNEW Democratic National Committee officials on Friday rejected plans to let people participate in Iowas and Nevadas early caucuses by phone because of security concerns drawing fire from at least one candidate for leaving voters out of the partys presidential contest http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-iowa-nevada/democratic-national-committee-opposes-iowa-nevada-vote-by-phone-plans-idUSKCN1VK1K72019-08-31
Democrats who control the House of Representatives passed gun bills meant to tighten background checks in February but the legislation stalled in the Republicanled Senate NegativeWASHINGTON A month after a white gunman targeting Latinos killed 22 people in El Paso Texas the Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider new legislation to address rising fears about a convergence of mass shootings and hate crimes http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shooting-congress/u-s-house-targets-convergence-of-mass-shootings-hate-crimes-idUSKCN1VK12A2019-08-31
In the preceding threemonth period from February to April the jobless rate was 12 NegativeBRASILIA Brazils unemployment rate fell to 11 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-employment/brazil-unemployment-falls-to-lowest-this-year-but-recovery-fragile-idUSKCN1VK1K62019-08-31
The last plenum in February 2018 discussed personnel decisions and a reform plan for state institutions to give the party even greater control PositiveBEIJING Top officials of Chinas ruling Communist Party will hold a key meeting in October to discuss improving governance and the countrys socialist system state media said on Friday more than a year after the last was held http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics-communist-party/after-long-gap-chinas-ruling-elite-to-gather-for-october-conclave-idUSKCN1VK1652019-08-31
The new rules introduced in February followed complaints from small traders who said that the ecommerce giants used their control over inventory from affiliated vendors to create an unfair marketplace NegativeNEW DELHI Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-ecommerce-amazon-com/amazon-and-indian-trader-group-in-public-spat-over-discounts-idUSKCN1VK1UF2019-08-31
They have already been campaigning heavily in rural Iowa the state that kicks off the partys nominating contest in February and is the largest producer of corn and ethanol PositiveSeizing on mounting Farm Belt frustration with President Donald Trumps economic agenda Democratic rivals are stepping up their push to take back part of rural America whose overwhelming support for Trump helped propel his upset 2016 election victory http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-farmers-analysis/as-trump-policies-deepen-farmers-pain-democrats-see-an-opening-in-rural-america-idUSKCN1VH11D2019-08-28
in February according to a poll published on Monday that showed a majority of Brazilians are unhappy with his performance NegativeSAO The approval rating of rightwing President Jair Bolsonaros government has plunged to 29 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-poll/brazil-poll-shows-bolsonaro-government-approval-sinks-idUSKCN1VG1KR2019-08-27
of those surveyed find his eightmonthold government bad or terrible compared with in February NegativeSAO The approval rating of rightwing President Jair Bolsonaros government has plunged to 29 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-poll/brazil-poll-shows-bolsonaro-government-approval-sinks-idUSKCN1VG1KR2019-08-27
Facebook appealed Februarys landmark decision by the cartel office that the worlds largest social network abused its dominant market position to gather information about users without their consent NegativeBERLIN Germanys cartel office said on Monday it would appeal a regional court decision to suspend restrictions it had placed on Facebooks data collection practices to the countrys highest court http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-germany/german-cartel-office-to-take-facebook-case-to-high-court-idUSKCN1VG1AJ2019-08-27
Virgin has forecast it will report an annual underlying loss on Wednesday because of weaker demand a big turnaround from the strong halfyear underlying profit Borghetti reported in February NegativeSINGAPORE Shareholders will press Virgin Australia Holdings new CEO Paul Scurrah to present a robust strategic plan on Wednesday when the airline is expected to report its seventh consecutive annual loss on top of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-virgin-australia-strategy-focus/turnaround-may-prove-tricky-for-new-virgin-australia-ceo-scurrah-idUSKCN1VG01O2019-08-26
The reporting detailed links between Huawei and Skycom including that Meng had served on Skycoms board of directors between February 2008 and April 2009 NeutralBoth she and Huawei have denied wrongdoing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-usa-huawei-tech-canada/citigroup-bnp-caught-up-in-u-s-case-against-huawei-cfo-documents-idUSKCN1VB0LK2019-08-22
DCI has been running or coordinating grassroots campaigns through front groups such as Farmers Unite DCIs campaign proposals from August 2018 and February 2019 show NeutralKUALA LUMPUR On the morning of Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malaysia-palmoil-strategy-insight/fearing-tobaccos-fate-palm-oil-industry-fights-back-idUSKCN1VB0CH2019-08-21
Biegun leads workinglevel talks with North Korea which have stalled since a failed second summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February NegativeSEOUL U.S. envoy on North Korea Stephen Biegun said on Wednesday he will not take up the post of ambassador to Russia but will remain focused on making progress on the denuclearization of North Korea amid stalled negotiations http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-northkorea-usa-southkorea/u-s-envoy-biegun-says-will-focus-on-denuclearizing-north-korea-dismisses-russian-post-idUSKCN1VB0742019-08-21
The armed forces has released images and cited witness sightings between February and early August of Chinese warships off Palawan and Tawi Tawi islands NegativeMANILA President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Tuesday foreign ships faced treatment if they ventured into Philippines territorial waters without permission in a swipe at Chinas deployment of warships a few miles off the coast http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-southchinasea/philippines-duterte-warns-of-unfriendly-greeting-for-uninvited-warships-idUSKCN1VA0NJ2019-08-21
But a second TrumpKim meeting in February collapsed without an agreement and North Korea has since resumed missile tests NegativeTOKYO Japan has upgraded its estimate of North Koreas nuclear weapons capability in an upcoming annual Defence White Paper saying it seems Pyongyang has already achieved the miniaturization of warheads the Yomiuri newspaper said in an unsourced report on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-northkorea-missiles-japan/japanese-report-to-say-north-korea-has-miniaturized-nuclear-warheads-newspaper-idUSKCN1VB0192019-08-21
Automotive began a strategic review of its refrigerated logistics unit in February this year months after a unit of Chinas HNA Group terminated a deal to buy the unit NegativeAP Eagers Automotives biggest shareholder has received conditional approval from Australias competition regulator to take over its smaller rival in a deal valued at million http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-automotiveholdingsgroup-divestiture-a/australias-automotive-holdings-to-sell-its-refrigerated-logistics-business-idUSKCN1V60452019-08-18
In February TuSimple said it had raised million in a funding round led by Sina which valued the startup at billion PositiveDETROIT UPS said on Thursday it has bought a minority stake in selfdriving company TuSimple and the worlds largest package delivery company has been testing the startups autonomous trucks since May on a busy freight route in Arizona http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-ups-tusimple-investment/ups-buys-stake-in-tusimple-testing-self-driving-trucks-in-arizona-idUSKCN1V51EU2019-08-18
Prior to that the market was shut until lunchtime one day in February 2011 NeutralA technical glitch delayed the start of trading on Friday on the UK blue chip FTSE 100 and midcap stock indexes for almost two hours in what was the longest outage at one of the worlds top bourses in eight years http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-lse-outages/lses-ftse-stock-market-suffers-longest-outage-in-years-idUSKCN1V60NC2019-08-18
In February he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Illinois state NegativeCHICAGO singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-rkelly/r-kelly-pleads-not-guilty-denied-bail-on-u-s-charges-of-sex-crimes-idUSKCN1UB10J2019-08-18
Buhari has been a vocal supporter of such restrictions and one of his first moves after his reelection in February was to reappoint the central bank governor NegativeABUJA Nigerias President Muhammadu Buhari has told the central bank to stop providing funding for food imports his spokesman said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-politics/nigerian-president-moves-to-curb-spending-on-food-imports-idUSKCN1V31XH2019-08-14
Many Iowans who plan to participate in the February caucuses told Reuters that it will be weeks or months before they settle on their top pick PositiveDES MOINES Iowa It was on the third day of a fiveday bus tour across Iowa last week that 2020 White House contender Kamala Harris finally seemed to hit her stride http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-iowa-harris/presidential-hopeful-kamala-harris-seeks-campaign-jolt-in-pivotal-iowa-idUSKCN1V20VB2019-08-13
Guineas mines minister Abdoulaye Magassouba told Reuters that the government was not involved in trying to prosecute Steinmetz given Februarys agreement NegativeGENEVA A Swiss prosecutor said on Monday he was seeking prison terms for Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates over the alleged payment of bribes linked to the allocation of mining licences in Guinea between 2005 and 2010 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swiss-guinea-bsr/geneva-prosecutors-indict-billionaire-steinmetz-in-guinea-corruption-case-idUSKCN1V21HI2019-08-13
Next Februarys caucuses in Iowa will kick off the process of selecting the person to run against Republican President Donald Trump in the November 2020 general election NeutralDES MOINES Iowa Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his frontrunner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday ahead of a wave of rival Democratic presidential contenders who will in coming days visit the state that starts the partys nominating contest http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-biden/biden-seeks-to-keep-edge-as-2020-democrats-flood-iowa-idUSKCN1UY2WI2019-08-13
The band was nominated for their album Love at the 2019 Grammy Awards and made their first appearance at the ceremony in February PositiveSEOUL South Korean boy band BTS will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits their managers said asking fans to respect the bands privacy if they see them in a chance http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-bts/k-pops-bts-goes-on-holiday-asks-fans-for-privacy-idUSKCN1V20IU2019-08-13
Iowa is a key focus of campaigning because in February the state will hold the first nominating contest in the Democratic presidential primaries ahead of the November 2020 presidential election PositiveDES MOINES Iowa Democratic presidential contenders on Saturday urged Congress to take action to curb gun violence following mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio that left 31 dead http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-iowa-guns/democratic-presidential-contenders-demand-action-on-guns-idUSKCN1V00FR2019-08-12
Iowas caucuses in February kick off the Democratic nomination process and can provide a candidate with crucial early momentum PositiveCLEAR LAKE Iowa A cavalcade of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Friday tried to turn a few precious minutes before Iowa voters into the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the pivotal state http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-iowa/parade-of-democratic-2020-hopefuls-push-for-momentum-in-iowa-idUSKCN1UZ28Z2019-08-12
Rosengren who has a reputation for being ruthless with underperforming divisions will join ABB in February next year ABB said NegativeRosengren who has a reputation for being ruthless with underperforming divisions will join ABB in February next year ABB said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-sandvik-ceo/sandvik-ceo-rosengren-to-step-down-with-abb-likely-destination-idUSKCN1V10KR2019-08-12
In February 2016 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asked MercedesBenz to explain emissions levels in some of its diesel cars PositiveFRANKFURT Prosecutors in Stuttgart Germany are set to fine MercedesBenz parent Daimler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-daimler-diesel-fine/daimler-faces-up-to-1-billion-euro-diesel-fine-der-spiegel-idUSKCN1UZ1P52019-08-11
Lenders had been required to use the new form beginning Feb NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. housing finance regulator said on Friday it had reversed a decision to require mortgage lenders to ask what language borrowers spoke because it was not among the most relevant and information http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-housing-language/u-s-scraps-requirement-for-mortgage-borrowers-language-preference-idUSKCN1UZ2D02019-08-10
The nuclear rivals have twice gone to war over Kashmir and fought an aerial duel in February NegativeIndia Pakistan halted its main train service to India on Thursday and banned Indian films as it exerted diplomatic pressure on New Delhi for revoking the special status of Kashmir the region at the heart of 70 years of hostility between them http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-india-kashmir/pakistan-halts-train-service-to-india-bans-films-over-kashmir-change-idUSKCN1UY0OU2019-08-09
McCabe published a book in February on the FBIs efforts to safeguard the United States which argued that Trump undermined the countrys security NegativeWASHINGTON Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe who was dismissed from the agency following a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit on Thursday alleging the termination violated his constitutional rights to free speech and due process http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fbi-mccabe/former-top-fbi-official-mccabe-sues-agency-over-firing-idUSKCN1UY2P22019-08-09
The incident which occurred in February involved a sevenyearold boy who developed rhabdomyolysis a serious condition that can lead to complications such as kidney failure NegativeSarepta Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday it was informed that an adverse event report was erroneously submitted to the U.S. health regulator regarding an ongoing study of the companys gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sarepta-safety/sarepta-says-adverse-event-report-for-dmd-gene-therapy-erroneously-submitted-idUSKCN1UY28X2019-08-09
A group of House and Senate Democrats is urging passage of legislation they introduced in February to ban highcapacity magazines holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition NegativeA cluster of recent mass shootings that killed 36 people in California Texas and Ohio has sparked renewed calls for the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to prevent gun violence http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shooting-legislation-factbox/factbox-mass-shootings-in-u-s-ignite-new-calls-for-gun-legislation-idUSKCN1UW2AE2019-08-07
In February Brazil moved several jailed leaders of the PCC into federal jails in a bid to curtail the power they wielded from behind bars in less secure state prisons NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian police on Tuesday carried out a major operation against the First Capital Command gang in the latest attempt to try to hobble the countrys most powerful and sophisticated organized crime group http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-crime-pcc/brazil-police-make-new-move-against-organized-crime-gangs-finance-arm-idUSKCN1UW1HV2019-08-07
Five former ministers have now been detained since February when the protests broke out after investigations over alleged corruption under the former regime NegativeALGIERS Algerias supreme court on Monday ordered two former ministers to be taken into custody over suspected corruption under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika state television reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-court-orders-former-ministers-held-over-corruption-allegations-state-tv-idUSKCN1UV22N2019-08-06
When the merger was announced in February 2017 Warburg Pincus estimated the combined entity to generate annual revenue in excess of million PositiveThe private equity owner of European airline services firm Accelya has hired Bank of America to sell the business in a deal that could value the company at up to 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-warburg-pincus-accelya-m-a/warburg-pincus-picks-adviser-to-sell-airline-services-firm-accelya-sources-idUSKCN1UV1RE2019-08-06
Flint who previously ran Londonheadquartered HSBCs retail and wealth management business was chosen as CEO in February 2018 in the first major decision by Tucker who told NeutralHSBC which makes more than of its profit in Asia said that its global commercial banking unit head Noel Quinn will be interim chief executive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-hsbc-hldg-ceo/hsbc-axes-ceo-flint-in-shock-shift-to-speed-up-strategy-idUSKCN1UU0PH2019-08-06
The second source said Amazon had been pondering a proposal to purchase an up to stake in the Reliance unit since at least February NegativeNEW DELHI Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-reliance-retail-amazon-com-stake/amazon-in-talks-to-buy-stake-in-indias-reliance-retail-sources-idUSKCN1US1K42019-08-03
Democrats will hold a series of nominating contests beginning next February to determine their partys nominee to battle the Republican Trump in the November 2020 general election NeutralWASHINGTON After two sets of Democratic presidential debates it appears that Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren at least at the moment are two highspeed trains on a collision course http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-debate-analysis/biden-steadies-ship-while-setting-up-impending-clash-with-warren-idUSKCN1UR3MH2019-08-02
Investigators began examining Brixmor in February 2016 after the REIT said it had uncovered in same property net operating income a key measure for investors of a REITs financial performance NeutralNEW YORK A former chief executive officer and former chief financial officer of Brixmor Property Group Inc were charged on Thursday with accounting fraud for manipulating a key financial metric for the large shopping center owner and operator http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-crime/u-s-charges-ex-ceo-ex-cfo-of-brixmor-reit-with-fraud-idUSKCN1UR5MI2019-08-02
February saw nine lawmakers leave the Labour Party some of whom cited antiSemitism as a prominent reason for their decision it noted NegativeLONDON The number of antiSemitic incidents in Britain rose in the first half of the year according to a charity on Thursday that cited alleged antiSemitism in the opposition Labour party as a contributing factor http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-antisemitism/uk-report-cites-labour-row-as-contributing-to-rise-in-anti-semitic-incidents-idUSKCN1UQ2WQ2019-08-01
The CST said it had recorded 25 incidents in February and 30 in March that were examples of or related to arguments over alleged antiSemitism within Labour NegativeLONDON The number of antiSemitic incidents in Britain rose in the first half of the year according to a charity on Thursday that cited alleged antiSemitism in the opposition Labour party as a contributing factor http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-antisemitism/uk-report-cites-labour-row-as-contributing-to-rise-in-anti-semitic-incidents-idUSKCN1UQ2WQ2019-08-01
BBA bought the Ontic business in February 2006 for million and has expanded the unit through acquisitions of licences for aircraft parts the company said PositiveThe sale leaves the company with its Signature unit which provides a range of services including passenger handling office rentals and aircraft parking http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bba-aviation-divestiture/bba-aviation-sells-aircraft-parts-unit-in-1-37-billion-deal-idUSKCN1UP0HY2019-08-01
A previous committee report published in February said efforts to advance the nuclear power scheme began during Trumps 2016 presidential campaign NegativeWASHINGTON Tom Barrack a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia said a congressional report released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-saudi-nuclearscheme/trump-billionaire-friend-aimed-to-profit-from-mideast-nuclear-deal-democrats-idUSKCN1UO28G2019-07-31
Another of the factories set to close GMs DetroitHamtramck plant won a temporary reprieve in February when GM extended production into January 2020 PositiveGM announced in November it would cut a total of about 15000 jobs and end production at five North American plants included eliminating about 8000 salaried workers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-gm-democrats/gm-braces-for-attacks-from-democrats-in-detroit-debates-idUSKCN1UO2AB2019-07-30
In February Justice Minister Sergio Moro unveiled his signature crimefighting bill including proposals to toughen prison sentences and isolate gang leaders in maximumsecurity lockups NegativeSAO DE JANEIRO A bloody clash between two prison gangs on Monday left at least 57 inmates dead with 16 of them decapitated authorities in the state of Para said the latest deadly clash as Brazils government struggles to control the countrys overcrowded jails http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-brazil-violence/death-toll-in-brazil-prison-massacre-rises-to-57-with-over-a-dozen-decapitated-idUSKCN1UO1W52019-07-30
Buhari won a second term in February promising to improve security in Nigeria PositiveMAIDUGURI Nigeria At least 65 people died in an attack by suspected Islamists on a group returning from a funeral in Nigerias northeastern Borno region state television reported on Sunday one of the deadliest attacks on civilians in recent years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security/suspected-islamists-kill-at-least-65-in-northeast-nigeria-state-tv-idUSKCN1UN0MM2019-07-29
A selection committee would begin choosing candidates in February he said NeutralISLAMABAD Pakistan said on Thursday it aims to send its first astronaut into space by 2022 and will begin selecting candidates next year http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-pakistan/pakistan-aims-to-send-first-astronaut-into-space-by-2022-idUSKCN1UK1PI2019-07-29
A selection committee would begin choosing candidates in February he said NeutralISLAMABAD Pakistan said on Thursday it aims to send its first astronaut into space by 2022 and will begin selecting candidates next year http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-pakistan/pakistan-aims-to-send-first-astronaut-into-space-by-2022-idUSKCN1UK1PI2019-07-29
A selection committee would begin choosing candidates in February he said NeutralISLAMABAD Pakistan said on Thursday it aims to send its first astronaut into space by 2022 and will begin selecting candidates next year http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-pakistan/pakistan-aims-to-send-first-astronaut-into-space-by-2022-idUSKCN1UK1PI2019-07-29
A selection committee would begin choosing candidates in February he said NeutralISLAMABAD Pakistan said on Thursday it aims to send its first astronaut into space by 2022 and will begin selecting candidates next year http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-pakistan/pakistan-aims-to-send-first-astronaut-into-space-by-2022-idUSKCN1UK1PI2019-07-29
The group estimated that as of July 23 there were about 11000 people in the camp compared to a U.N. estimate of 41000 in February NeutralAMMAN The population of Rukban camp in a U.S.protected desert zone in southeast Syria has dwindled to a quarter of the more than 40000 who lived there five months ago due to Russian moves to block supplies Syrian aid workers diplomats and residents say http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-syria-security-camp/syrias-rukban-camp-dwindles-after-five-month-russian-siege-residents-aid-workers-idUSKCN1UM0OT2019-07-28
The missile test raises doubts about the revival of denuclearization talks which stalled after the collapse of a second summit between Kim and Trump in Hanoi in February NegativeSEOUL North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills a message analysts said was also aimed at the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-koreas-kim-says-missile-test-a-warning-to-south-korean-warmongers-idUSKCN1UK34H2019-07-27
The missile tests raises doubts about the revival of denuclearization talks which stalled after the collapse of a second summit between Kim and Trump in Hanoi in February NegativeSEOUL North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills a message that analysts said was also aimed at the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-koreas-kim-says-missile-test-a-warning-to-south-korean-warmongers-idUSKCN1UK34H2019-07-26
In February Saudi energy minister Khalid alFalih said the country expected to reach an agreement this year to resume oil output from the Neutral Zone PositiveCAIRO OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have discussed resuming oil production in jointly operated fields in the Neutral Zone Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-saudi-oilfields/kuwaiti-saudi-officials-discuss-resuming-neutral-zone-oil-production-kuna-idUSKCN1UJ2IO2019-07-25
When reporting its annual earnings in February Vivendi pledged to provide a list of investment banks within a few PositiveThe group which reports firsthalf earnings on Thursday declined to comment http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vivendi-universal-divestiture/vivendi-to-appoint-banks-on-thursday-for-sale-of-universal-stake-source-idUSKCN1UJ1VI2019-07-25
Solar and wind companies have criticized the Green New Deal introduced by Democratic Representative Alexandria OcasioCortez and Senator Edward Markey in February as unrealistic and politically divisive NegativeWASHINGTON A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a more goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 rather than by 2030 as envisioned under the Green New Deal introduced early this year http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-climate-house/house-democrats-unveil-more-realistic-climate-change-plan-idUSKCN1UI2UW2019-07-24
The cargoes chartered between February and April were loaded with NKossa crude oil according to the lawsuit NegativeNEW YORK Three Greek shipping companies sued U.S. refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc for about claiming the company did not pay them for fees incurred by crude oil tankers chartered earlier this year court documents showed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pes-bankruptcy-lawsuit/shipping-companies-sue-philadelphia-energy-solutions-for-600000-in-unpaid-bills-idUSKCN1UH2GU2019-07-23
The United Nations said in February 177 people deployed in Mali have been killed since 2013 NegativeLONDON Britain is to send 250 troops to the troubled African nation of Mali next year helping take part in the worlds deadliest peacekeeping operation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-mali-peacekeeping/uk-to-send-250-troops-to-mali-for-peacekeeping-operations-idUSKCN1UH0ZO2019-07-23
Rhodium has leaped from an ounce in mid2016 to an ounce this month shooting up by more than since midFebruary alone NegativeLONDON The price of rhodium a precious metal used to curb harmful emissions from vehicle engines has rocketed to its highest since 2008 as tightening environmental regulation compels auto makers to buy more just as supply looks set to stagnate http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-precious-rhodium/desperate-to-cut-emissions-auto-makers-drive-rhodium-to-11-year-high-idUSKCN1UE11L2019-07-20
The statebystate nominating contests kick off next February in Iowa PositiveWASHINGTON Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will have the chance for a rematch on the second night of the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit CNN announced on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-debate/second-2020-democratic-debate-to-feature-biden-harris-rematch-idUSKCN1UE05B2019-07-20
Eni said it had suspended dealings with Napag in February over a separate investigation by Milan prosecutors into suspected obstruction of justice by members of Enis former legal team NegativeEni has filed a fraud complaint against its former head of oil trading over a suspect Iraqi crude oil shipment amid concerns inside the Italian oil major that the failed delivery may have included Iranian crude targeted by U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eni-oil-trading-fraud/eni-files-fraud-complaint-rejigs-trading-arm-over-oil-tanker-fiasco-idUSKCN1UD0EK2019-07-18
Zuma ousted by the governing African National Congress in February 2018 and replaced by President Cyril Ramaphosa has consistently denied wrongdoing over his nine years in power NegativeJOHANNESBURG Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that enemies had plotted to bring him down and he had never broken the law with the business family at the center of an influencepeddling scandal http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-politics/defiant-at-inquiry-south-africas-zuma-denies-breaking-law-with-business-brothers-idUSKCN1UA0GS2019-07-16
MSCI world index nears highest since Feb 2018 NeutralChina Q2 GDP matches consensus monthly factory data upbeat http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-china-data-supports-stocks-as-u-s-earnings-season-begins-idUSL2N24G0UI2019-07-16
Guzman 62 faces a mandatory minimum of life in prison at his scheduled sentencing hearing next Wednesday following his February conviction on a variety of drug charges NegativeNEW YORK U.S. prosecutors said they want the Mexican drug lord Joaquin El Guzman to spend the rest of his life plus 30 years in prison after he hears from a victim who survived one of his murder plots http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-mexico-el-chapo/u-s-wants-el-chapo-in-prison-for-life-after-he-hears-from-murder-plot-victim-idUSKCN1U61PU2019-07-15
and was flat in February after a 2 NeutralBRUSSELS Euro zone industrial production rose more than expected in May data released on Friday showed offsetting declines in the past two months and defying gloomy forecasts caused by prolonged trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-industrialoutput/euro-zone-industrial-output-rises-more-than-expected-in-may-idUSKCN1U710A2019-07-15
In February Fiat Chrysler told Reuters it paid million in U.S. civil penalties in 2018 for failing to meet 2016 model year fuel economy requirements NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-autos-emissions/trump-administration-freezing-fuel-efficiency-penalties-idUSKCN1U801U2019-07-15
Campbell said in February it expected to name buyers for the business by the end of its fiscal year in July NeutralBelgian holding company CTH Invest a Ferrero affiliate said it would take over Kelsens two production facilities in Denmark and add fine biscuits assortments to its portfolio with the deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-campbell-soup-divestiture-ferrero/campbell-to-sell-kelsen-snacks-unit-to-ferrero-for-300-million-idUSKCN1U712N2019-07-15
ACT Researchs index of truck carrier volumes has been in contraction territory since February and the latest data shows May volumes hitting the lowest level in nearly three years NegativeNEW YORK Results from two major U.S. railroads next week are likely to attract more scrutiny than usual as investors look for signs of how deeply U.S. President Donald Trumps multifront trade war is affecting freight companies and the wider economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-stocks-weekahead/wall-st-week-ahead-union-pacific-other-freight-co-earnings-eyed-for-tariff-effects-idUSKCN1U71U12019-07-15
NEW YORK Apple Inc this week restored a software application to its App Store that let parents control their childrens iPhone usage after removing it in February the company said on Thursday PositiveNEW YORK Apple Inc this week restored a software application to its App Store that let parents control their childrens iPhone usage after removing it in February the company said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-ourpact/apple-reinstates-ourpact-parental-control-app-removed-over-privacy-concerns-idUSKCN1U62ZP2019-07-15
The MDC which also snubbed an invitation to political dialogue with Mnangagwa in February routinely says it will use all constitutional means to remove the president without giving more details PositiveHARARE The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednesday in protest http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-lawmaker-to-appear-in-court-away-from-capital-idUSKCN1U52172019-07-11
and money markets now fully expect a quarterpoint rate cut by February 2020 NegativeLONDON Even after losing almost of its value since the 2016 Brexit referendum Britains pound continues to be dogged by economic politic and diplomatic pressures meaning investors now fear it could be in for another chaotic lurch lower over the summer http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-pound-analysis/hot-summer-ahead-for-sterling-as-uk-economy-politics-go-sour-idUSKCN1U52C32019-07-11
The judgment is line with the court advisers nonbinding opinion issued in February NeutralAmazons automated callback facility and an online chat service were not sufficient to show that it had lived up to its legal obligation the federation said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-amazon-com-ecommerce/amazon-customer-helpline-not-required-says-europes-top-court-in-boost-for-e-commerce-idUSKCN1U51402019-07-11
Adding to that urgency is a February 2020 deadline when a temporary 2018 DEA emergency order that placed all fentanyl analogues into Schedule I will expire NegativeWASHINGTON Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-usa-congress-fentanyl/trump-administration-drug-officials-clash-over-how-to-combat-fentanyl-copycats-idUSKCN1U41052019-07-10
Representative Maxine Waters who chairs the committee has asked regulators to withhold approval for the deal announced in February until the panel conducts a thorough review PositiveNEW YORK SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities it said on Monday becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with the Trump administrations policies http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-suntrust-banks-prison/suntrust-to-stop-financing-private-u-s-prison-operators-idUSKCN1U31WV2019-07-09
In February both had put the investment volume of the project at PositiveLibya Eastern Libyan authorities and U.S. security firm Guidry Group plan to finalize an agreement to develop a major port in the east of the troubled oil producer both sides said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-economy-port/eastern-libya-u-s-firm-close-to-signing-libya-port-deal-idUSKCN1U02CH2019-07-06
CAPE TOWN Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for attendance at a tennis match with the help of some celebrity guests when they play an exhibition game in Cape Town in February PositiveCAPE TOWN Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for attendance at a tennis match with the help of some celebrity guests when they play an exhibition game in Cape Town in February http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-zaf-federer/federer-and-nadal-to-attempt-world-attendance-record-in-cape-town-idUSKCN1TZ1YZ2019-07-05
The two carmakers first announced their plans to join forces on automated driving technology in February saying they were discussing the possibility of extending their partnership PositiveBERLIN Some 1200 developers at BMW and Daimler will team up to develop automated driving technology the companies said on Thursday the latest carmakers forced to pool their development resources at a time of shrinking margins http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-bmw-daimler-cooperation/bmw-and-daimler-team-up-on-automated-driving-idUSKCN1TZ0QH2019-07-05
The company did not begin any arbitration process against the CFE following a meeting with the CFE Chief Executive the past February IEnova said in a statement PositiveThe pipeline companies pursued arbitration before entering into negotiations with Bartlett told reporters saying the government wanted to recover million in payments made to pipeline companies http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-contracts-dispute/mexico-power-utility-seeking-899-million-in-pipeline-dispute-firms-to-talk-idUSKCN1TX2DT2019-07-03
Mossad officials have said the Tehran mission took place in February 2018 but have not given details on how the documents were brought out to Israel NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret Iranian nuclear archive http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-iran-israel-usa/netanyahu-says-trump-knew-in-advance-of-israels-iran-archive-mission-idUSKCN1TX2EJ2019-07-03
Meanwhile a survey from pollster DatinCorp showed the proportion of Venezuelans who recognized Guaido as the legitimate president had fallen from in February to in June NegativeFIJO Venezuela Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro he told supporters at a rally outside the capital In the next few days well decide our destiny http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-analysis/disappointed-venezuelans-lose-patience-with-guaido-as-maduro-hangs-on-idUSKCN1TW3ME2019-07-02
The next Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled for Feb PositiveLOS ANGELES The group that hands out the Oscars said on Monday it had invited 842 new members from 59 countries including Lady Gaga Sterling K. Brown and Letitia Wright as the organization strives to further diversify its ranks http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-academy/lady-gaga-letitia-wright-among-hundreds-invited-to-join-film-academy-idUSKCN1TW3TZ2019-07-02
Protesters have for months agitated to remove President Jovenel Moise a former businessman who took office in February 2017 NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday in a move likely to anger China which considers the island a renegade province http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-to-visit-u-s-this-month-move-likely-to-anger-china-idUSKCN1TW1872019-07-01
Hebei has only reported one outbreak in February this year but an agriculture ministry survey published online said the sow herd fell by in the first quarter NegativeBEIJING As many as half of Chinas breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease twice as many as officially acknowledged according to the estimates of four people who supply large farms http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever-production-insight/swine-fever-toll-in-china-may-be-twice-as-high-as-reported-industry-insiders-say-idUSKCN1TV0172019-06-30
com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos was spotted schmoozing in NFL Commissioner Roger Goodells booth during the Super Bowl in February the media world exploded with anticipation about Amazons imminent domination of sports media PositiveNEW YORK When Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-sports/amazon-after-big-hire-experimenting-with-sports-media-strategy-interview-idUSKCN1TU0PT2019-06-30
Pemex saddled with about billion in debt and facing the prospect of a costly credit rating downgrade announced in February it was working on the financial operation NegativeMEXICO CITY An billion syndicated loan to Mexicos national oil company Pemex is a sign of confidence by more than 20 banks involved in the operation Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday after a recent credit downgrade for the firm http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-pemex/mexicos-president-says-big-bank-loan-shows-confidence-in-pemex-idUSKCN1TT20Q2019-06-29
Enbridge and Oiltanking Partners in February sought federal permits to build a deepwater port about 30 miles off Freeport Texas to export U.S. shale oil Positivecompany http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/enbridge-us-crude-terminal/update-1-u-s-regulator-pauses-review-of-enbridge-oiltanking-crude-export-project-idUSL2N23Z1RL2019-06-29
In 2015 the faulty well spewed more than 4 billion cubic feet of natural gas into the atmosphere until it was sealed 111 days later in February 2016 NegativeThe California Public Utilities Commission said on Thursday it has opened an investigation to consider penalties against SoCalGas a unit of Sempra Energy for a massive fourmonthlong gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sempra-usa-leak-probe/cpuc-to-consider-penalty-on-sempras-socalgas-unit-for-2015-leak-idUSKCN1TT0EH2019-06-28
On Thursday Labour readmitted lawmaker Chris Williamson 62 a close ally of Corbyn who was suspended after saying in February that the party had been too about antiSemitism NegativeLONDON Senior politicians in Britains Labour opposition expressed fury with their party on Thursday for readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended over comments he had made about antiSemitism and demanded that leader Jeremy Corbyn intervene http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics-labour-antisemitism/uk-labour-politicians-slam-party-for-re-admitting-lawmaker-in-anti-semitism-dispute-idUSKCN1TS2H82019-06-28
Bukeles government which took power on June 1 had planned to assess whether that decision should remain in place a member of his team said after Februarys election PositiveSAN SALVADOR El Salvadors new president said on Thursday that relations with China were complete and established giving the strongest signal yet that the small Central American nation will not take up ties again with Taiwan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-el-salvador-politics-china/el-salvador-president-says-china-relations-fully-established-idUSKCN1TS39O2019-06-28
Barr named attorney general by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the Senate in February is a competitive bagpiper PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr displaying a littleknown talent played Scotland the on his bagpipes on Wednesday joining in with the New York City Police Departments famed Pipes and Drums of the Emerald Society http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-barr-bagpiping/skirling-u-s-attorney-general-barr-cameos-on-bagpipes-idUSKCN1TR2GW2019-06-27
Chris Williamson 62 a close ally of party leader Jeremy Corbyn was suspended after making the comments in February NegativeLONDON Britains Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for suggesting the party had been too about antiSemitism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics-labour-antisemitism/british-labour-party-readmits-lawmaker-suspended-over-anti-semitism-comments-idUSKCN1TR2XN2019-06-27
BlackBerry in February completed its acquisition of Californiabased Cylance whose software uses machine learning to preempt security breaches NegativeCanadas BlackBerry Ltd on Wednesday reported lowerthanexpected sales for its biggest business hurt by weak demand for its security software from firms and government agencies sending its shares down as much as http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-blackberry-results/blackberry-shares-tumble-on-sales-shortfall-in-largest-business-idUSKCN1TR1GG2019-06-27
A plan released in February could let up to 5000 people smoke marijuana in pilot studies PositiveZURICH The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-swiss-cannabis/switzerland-aims-to-legalise-medical-marijuana-idUSKCN1TR13N2019-06-27
She pleaded guilty to related charges in February 2017 under a cooperation agreement and was released on bail in April 2018 he said NeutralNEW YORK A U.S. woman charged with working as an Islamic State recruiter under the code name Umm who agreed to cooperate with the prosecutors but then divulged her deal to extremists while out on bail could be sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-security-nutella/woman-accused-of-aiding-islamic-state-double-crossing-u-s-faces-up-to-life-in-prison-idUSKCN1TQ1XN2019-06-26
The deaths baffled detectives for years after the family was reported missing in February 2010 from their San Diego home NegativeA Southern California jury on Monday recommended the death penalty for a man convicted this month of the 2010 sledgehammer killings of a family of four whose bodies were later found buried in the Mojave Desert media reports said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-familyslay/jury-recommends-death-penalty-in-sledgehammer-killings-of-california-family-media-idUSKCN1TQ0EI2019-06-26
But a second summit in Vietnam in February collapsed as both sides failed to bridge differences between U.S. calls for denuclearisation and North Korean demands for sanctions relief NegativeSEOUL The recent U.S. extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two countries in Singapore last year a spokesman for Pyongyangs foreign ministry said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-northkorea-usa-sanctions/north-korea-says-u-s-extension-of-sanctions-a-hostile-act-kcna-idUSKCN1TR07G2019-06-26
Abiteboul said in February that Hulkenberg would be measured against Ricciardo in what could be a makeorbreak year NeutralLONDON Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has taken a dig at Renault counterpart Cyril Abiteboul while remaining confident that French driver Esteban Ocon will secure a seat in Formula One next season http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-motor-f1-ocon/mercedes-boss-optimistic-that-ocon-will-be-in-f1-next-year-idUSKCN1TQ17F2019-06-26
In February 2016 Sessions became the first serving senator to endorse Trump when the New York reality TV star and real estate developer was still a presidential candidate PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if he could have one it would be decisions including naming former Senator Jeff Sessions as his first U.S. attorney general http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/trump-naming-sessions-u-s-attorney-general-was-biggest-mistake-idUSKCN1TO0TH2019-06-25
U.S.North Korea talks stalled after a failed summit in February between Trump and the North Korean leader in Hanoi Vietnam NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Koreas nuclear program http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-northkorea/pompeo-says-hopes-trump-letter-to-north-korean-leader-can-restart-talks-idUSKCN1TO0HE2019-06-25
Rami Malek who won a best actor Oscar in February for his portrayal of late Queen singer Freddie Mercury in Bohemian will play the international villain in the movie PositiveLONDON James Bond received a royal visit on Thursday when Britains Prince Charles toured the set of the new 007 movie filming at Pinewood Studios outside London http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals/when-007-met-the-prince-bond-film-set-gets-royal-visit-idUSKCN1TL2AE2019-06-22
Announced in February the rule substantially restored a rule that was created in 1988 and upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1991 PositiveA federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-usa-abortion-ruling/u-s-appeals-court-lets-trump-abortion-referral-gag-rule-go-into-effect-idUSKCN1TL2C42019-06-21
Avenatti said Tuesday that he had terminated Daniels as a client on Feb NegativeNEW YORK Lawyer Michael Avenatti an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to go to trial on Nov http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/michael-avenatti-gets-trial-date-over-alleged-nike-extortion-idUSKCN1TJ2PM2019-06-20
The manufacturer said in February it expects U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports will cost million in 2019 NegativeU.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trumps trade wars including disputes with Beijing and global steel tariffs have had an impact on them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-china-winners-losers-factbo/factbox-winners-and-losers-in-trumps-trade-war-with-china-idUSKCN1TK1V42019-06-20
In comparison Porsche Macedonia offers Volkswagens and eGolf electric cars for 25000 euros and 37000 euros respectively according to a February report by the countrys MIA news agency PositiveSKOPJE In the North Macedonian capital Skopje a small light blue car reminiscent of bygone Communist times silently zips through the streets in the first major attempt in the Balkan country to produce its own electric vehicle http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-north-macedonia-autos-electric/north-macedonia-firm-plugs-vintage-minis-into-electric-age-idUSKCN1TK1F32019-06-20
ControlFinance was dissolved by a British regulator in February 2018 the complaint said NegativeNEW YORK A U.S. commodities regulator has filed a lawsuit accusing a defunct British cryptocurrency company and its former principal of fraudulently misappropriating at least 22858322 bitcoin worth million from more than 1000 customers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-cftc-control-finance-bitcoin/u-s-regulator-accuses-head-of-defunct-british-bitcoin-company-of-147-million-fraud-idUSKCN1TJ2H62019-06-19
Buhari began his second fouryear term last month after winning an election in February in which he promised to improve security in Nigeria PositiveMAIDUGURI Nigeria At least 30 people were killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno state emergency officials said on Monday the biggest mass killing this year by Islamist militants http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security/triple-suicide-attack-kills-at-least-30-in-northeast-nigeria-idUSKCN1TI0VH2019-06-18
The last meeting was in February in Abu Dhabi as foreign powers sought to broker a powersharing deal between the rival eastern and western administrations PositiveTRIPOLI Libyas internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez alSerraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to negotiate an end to the twomonth offensive against Tripoli http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security/libya-pm-serraj-will-not-sit-down-with-rival-haftar-to-end-war-idUSKCN1TH0Q52019-06-17
In February Israels attorney general said he intended to file fraud and bribery charges against Benjamin Netanyahu pending a pretrial hearing NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus wife Sara appeared in court on Sunday to admit criminal wrongdoing over the misuse of state funds to order catered meals in a plea bargain carrying no jail time http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-netanyahu-wife/netanyahus-wife-admits-criminal-wrongdoing-in-meals-catering-case-idUSKCN1TH0972019-06-16
In February 2018 Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg touted the companys streamlining effort at an industry conference saying it was an item we want to keep on the leading edge PositivePARIS Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemakers new aircraft according to industry sources and regulatory officials http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-france-airshow-boeing-certification-e/exclusive-boeing-seeking-to-reduce-scope-duration-of-some-physical-tests-for-new-aircraft-sources-idUSKCN1TH0A32019-06-16
LONDON The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year a London court ruled on Friday NegativeLONDON The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year a London court ruled on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-wikileaks-assange/uk-court-sets-assange-u-s-extradition-hearing-for-february-2020-idUSKCN1TF18S2019-06-16
Judge Emma Arbuthnot said the full extradition case would be heard in the week starting Feb NegativeLONDON The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year a London court ruled on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-wikileaks-assange/uk-court-sets-assange-u-s-extradition-hearing-for-february-2020-idUSKCN1TF18S2019-06-16
You have built prisons you will be imprisoned there read one banner held up by protesters marching through central Algiers scene of mass dissent since February NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/celebrating-arrests-but-still-pushing-for-change-protesters-rally-in-algeria-idUSKCN1TF25M2019-06-15
In February India proposed incentives as part of its efforts to encourage higher sales of electric vehicles having said it hopes to electrify all new vehicles by 2030 PositiveBENGALURU Engine maker Greaves Cotton Ltd which launched its first heavyweight electric scooter last month plans to set up at least 100 charging stations for twowheelers across India in the next three months as the government pushes for more electric vehicles to combat rising pollution http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-greaves-cotton-electric/indias-greaves-cotton-to-set-up-charging-hubs-for-electric-scooters-idUSKCN1TF17O2019-06-15
But negotiations aimed at ending North Koreas nuclear and missile programs have stalled since their second summit in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi broke down in February NegativeSEOUL A year after the first U.S.North Korea summit most people in countries with a stake in the process think relations between the old rivals have not improved significantly highlighting a stalemate in their nuclear talks a poll shows http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-northkorea-usa-survey/a-year-after-singapore-little-change-seen-in-u-s-north-korea-ties-poll-idUSKCN1TC2VE2019-06-13
The Detroit automaker announced in February it was adding 1000 jobs in Flint to build a new generation of heavyduty pickup trucks PositiveFLINT Mich http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-gm-investment/gm-to-invest-150-million-to-boost-heavy-duty-pickup-truck-production-idUSKCN1TD1ZK2019-06-13
The 52yearold recording artist publicly acknowledged in a video statement posted on May 1 by the celebrity website TMZ.com that he had been diagnosed with stage4 pancreatic cancer in February NegativeLOS ANGELES Rapper Bushwick Bill best known for his work with the Houstonbased trio Geto Boys has died after a fourmonth battle with pancreatic cancer Billboard magazine reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-bushwickbill/rapper-bushwick-bill-dies-at-52-after-four-month-battle-with-cancer-idUSKCN1TB1X02019-06-11
Deloittes 13th annual digital media trends survey was fielded by an independent research firm from December 2018 to February 2019 online among 2003 U.S. consumers NeutralNEW YORK More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service according to a survey on Monday as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-videogames-television/more-u-s-millennials-subscribe-to-video-games-than-traditional-pay-tv-survey-idUSKCN1TB2CB2019-06-11
Biden is the first choice of of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa the state that kicks off the presidential nominating race next February in the Des Moines Iowa Poll PositiveDES MOINES Iowa Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack of presidential contenders in a poll of Iowa voters released on Saturday with Bernie Sanders Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in a tight battle for second place http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-iowa-poll/biden-still-leads-in-2020-iowa-poll-three-others-fight-for-second-idUSKCN1TA00R2019-06-10
In February Aurora said it had raised million in new funding PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Selfdriving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fastgrowing Silicon Valley company http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-aurora-fiat-chrysler-autonomous/aurora-partners-with-fiat-chrysler-over-self-driving-tech-idUSKCN1TB0CF2019-06-10
In February Aurora said it had raised million in new funding PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Selfdriving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fastgrowing Silicon Valley company http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-aurora-fiat-chrysler-autonomous/aurora-partners-with-fiat-chrysler-over-self-driving-tech-idUSKCN1TB0CF2019-06-10
In February Aurora said it had raised million in new funding PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Selfdriving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fastgrowing Silicon Valley company http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-aurora-fiat-chrysler-autonomous/aurora-partners-with-fiat-chrysler-over-self-driving-tech-idUSKCN1TB0CF2019-06-10
The April level matched that of February which was the slowest since September 2017 NegativeCAIRO June 10 Egypts nonoil privatesector activity contracted last month after its first expansion in eight months in April a survey showed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-pmi/egypt-non-oil-private-sector-activity-contracts-after-brief-growth-idUSL4N23F0842019-06-10
Kraft Heinz had disclosed a SEC subpoena in February NegativeKraft Heinz Co said on Friday the numbers it restated last month were accurate following completion of an internal investigation but that the matter was under review by the U.S. Attorneys Office http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-kraft-heinz-restatement/kraft-heinz-completes-internal-probe-into-its-procurement-practices-idUSKCN1T82GV2019-06-09
It is the first acquisition for Super League since going public in February and is likely just one of more deals yet to come for the company PositiveNEW YORK The amateur esports platform Super League Gaming Inc has acquired the fastgrowing social video network Framerate for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-esports-super-league/esports-platform-super-league-gaming-in-first-post-ipo-deal-buys-framerate-idUSKCN1T82L52019-06-09
Marcus Ball 29 who described himself as a social enterprise founder brought the private prosecution against Johnson in February which led to last weeks decision NegativeLONDON Judges at Londons High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister for allegedly lying about the financial benefits of Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum campaign http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-johnson/uk-pm-frontrunner-fends-off-court-case-over-brexit-campaign-bus-claim-idUSKCN1T80TC2019-06-08
in February but are well above the BoEs target of for consumer prices PositiveLONDON The British publics expectations for inflation in five years time have jumped to their highest in more than a decade Bank of England data showed on Friday in a possible sign of concern about the economic outlook after Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-inflation/uk-public-foresees-highest-inflation-in-decade-boe-idUSKCN1T80RY2019-06-08
Almost half of people surveyed for the BoE said they expected it to raise interest rates over the coming year up a fraction from February PositiveLONDON The British publics expectations for inflation in five years time have jumped to their highest in more than a decade Bank of England data showed on Friday in a possible sign of concern about the economic outlook after Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-inflation/uk-public-foresees-highest-inflation-in-decade-boe-idUSKCN1T80RY2019-06-08
Wells Fargo remains unable to expand under restrictions imposed in February 2018 by the Federal Reserve until the bank the nations fourthlargest by assets cleans up its culture and oversight NegativeWells Fargo Co will pay customers at least million to settle classaction claims that the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-wells-fargo-settlement/wells-fargo-will-pay-customers-386-million-over-unwanted-auto-insurance-idUSKCN1T81RM2019-06-08
The band was nominated for their album Love for the 2019 Grammy Awards and made their first appearance at the ceremony in February PositiveLOS ANGELES Korean pop sensation BTS have been invited to join the Recording Academy as part of a drive to diversify the group that chooses the annual Grammy Awards http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-bts/k-pops-bts-gets-coveted-recording-academy-membership-invite-idUSKCN1T732Q2019-06-08
5litre petrol engine which has seen lower demand will end in February whilst a contract to supply Jaguar Land Rover finishes in September 2020 NegativeLONDON Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend south Wales next year because of falling demand for some of its engines putting 1700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britains once booming car industry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ford-motor-britain/ford-to-close-engine-plant-in-wales-in-latest-blow-to-uk-car-sector-idUSKCN1T70TM2019-06-07
Grundlers office is also investigating Ford Motor Cos disclosure in February that employees had raised concerns with its fuel economy and emissions testing NegativeWASHINGTON The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-epa-auto/u-s-epa-top-career-auto-official-moving-to-head-climate-office-idUSKCN1T72S92019-06-07
Morgan who was also Lees caregiver began working for Lee in February 2018 following the death a few months earlier of his wife of 70 years Joan NegativeLOS ANGELES A former manager for Stan Lee pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of elder abuse against the superhero creator in the last few months of his life http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-stan-lee/ex-manager-for-comic-book-legend-stan-lee-pleads-not-guilty-to-elder-abuse-idUSKCN1T62UQ2019-06-06
The murders Husel is charged with committing spanned from February 2015 to November 2018 according to the court docket NegativeAn Ohio doctor was charged with 25 counts of murder for administering high and sometimes fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of very sick patients prosecutors said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ohio-opioids/ohio-doctor-charged-with-25-counts-of-murder-for-giving-fatal-opioid-doses-idUSKCN1T624M2019-06-06
Reuters reported in February that Didi was recruiting managers in Chile Peru and Colombia as part of a planned launch that would see it take on U.S. rival Uber PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia as part of its push into Latin America http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-didi-chuxing-chile/chinas-didi-chuxing-starts-ride-hailing-services-in-chile-colombia-idUSKCN1T705F2019-06-06
In February he sued Amazon for million in damages for refusing to distribute the film and backing out of a four picture deal NegativeLOS ANGELES Woody Allen is set to shoot his next movie in Spain this summer with Oscar winner Christoph Waltz the directors first film project since A Rainy Day in New that was shelved at the height of the movement http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-woody-allen/woody-allen-to-shoot-next-movie-in-spain-with-christoph-waltz-idUSKCN1T52Y12019-06-06
In February Pernod vowed to lift its margins and shareholder returns under a threeyear strategic plan that Elliott described as a first small step PositivePARIS Drinks group Pernod Ricard which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot sounded confident on Tuesday over its growth prospects in Asia including for wines such as its Jacobs Creek brand http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pernod-asia/pernod-confident-on-asia-jacobs-creek-selling-well-in-china-idUSKCN1T50Q82019-06-05
When Pakistan closed its airspace during conflict with India in February Malaysia Airlines was not one of the carriers left scrambling to reroute flights because it had already done so two weeks earlier the carriers chief executive said NegativeWhen Pakistan closed its airspace during conflict with India in February Malaysia Airlines was not one of the carriers left scrambling to reroute flights because it had already done so two weeks earlier the carriers chief executive said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airlines-iata-flight-paths/five-years-after-mh17-downing-airline-conflict-alert-system-remains-patchy-idUSKCN1T50Y92019-06-05
In February the New York Times cited sources saying Trump had ordered Kushner be given topsecret clearance despite qualms by some officials PositiveWASHINGTON Donald Trumps soninlaw and White House adviser Jared Kushner denied that he spoke with the president about his security clearance according to an interview with the Axios news outlet that comes amid a congressional investigation of the issue http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-clearances/kushner-denies-discussing-his-security-clearance-with-trump-idUSKCN1T42GV2019-06-04
Guzman 61 was convicted on Feb NeutralNEW YORK A lawyer for Joaquin El Guzman rejected prosecutors claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awaits sentencing and said he should be afforded regular exercise on the buildings roof http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mexico-el-chapo/el-chapo-lawyer-dismisses-u-s-officials-escape-fears-idUSKCN1T425U2019-06-04
How have the trade disputes affected emerging economies where debt investors had total returns as measured by the JP Morgan EMBI index of nearly during January February and NegativeNEW YORK U. S. President Donald Trumps tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains according to a Wall Street portfolio manager of billion of emerging markets fixedincome http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-emerging-ubs/u-s-china-tariffs-tiff-saps-emerging-market-bond-rally-ubs-debt-chief-idUSKCN1T42L82019-06-04
A proposed settlement Barrick announced in February included a million payment to resolve the tax claims PositiveLONDON Fidelity International one of the largest shareholders in Acacia Mining said on Friday Barrick Golds low bid to buy the Acacia shares it does not already own showed a lack of judgment and it was a no to reject it http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-acacia-mining-barrick-gold-fidelity/rejection-of-barrick-bid-is-no-brainer-top-acacia-investor-says-idUSKCN1T127C2019-06-01
In a case launched in February 2018 Laura and David tried to annul their fathers will arguing it was subject to French law under 2012 European Union legislation NegativePARIS French rock singer Johnny Hallydays estate must be shared under French law a Paris court ruled on Tuesday overriding a will written in California that excluded his two eldest children lawyers on both sides said http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-hallyday/rocker-hallydays-estate-to-be-shared-under-french-not-u-s-law-idUSKCN1SY1LL2019-06-01
He spent a weekend in jail on the sex charges before being released on bail on Feb NegativeCHICAGO Grammywinning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could if he is convicted send the R B singer to prison for 30 years the Chicago Sun Times reported http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-rkelly/r-kelly-charged-with-new-felony-sex-assault-abuse-counts-chicago-sun-times-report-idUSKCN1T02HK2019-05-31
Even nearneighbors did not know Ndumiso existed until February of this year when he died after a bout of diarrhea NegativeNeither officials nor disability rights activists can guess how many others are imprisoned in a country with few reliable statistics about even the prevalence of disability http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-disabled/out-of-sight-out-of-mind-zimbabwe-locks-up-its-disabled-idUSKCN1T10272019-05-31
Even so Mays output is the lowest by OPEC since February 2015 excluding membership changes that have taken place since then Reuters surveys show NegativeLONDON Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia has raised production in May a Reuters survey found but not by enough to compensate for lower Iranian exports which collapsed after the United States tightened the screw on Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-opec-survey/trumps-sanctions-hit-opec-oil-output-despite-saudi-boost-survey-idUSKCN1T02PJ2019-05-31
Lozoya helped run Pena Nietos 2012 election campaign and was a major figure in the last administration until his abrupt departure from the struggling Pemex in February 2016 NeutralMEXICO CITY The impact of a first major anticorruption drive by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador spread deep into the political class on Wednesday as the probe threatened to involve top officials in the last government including the president http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-corruption/mexicos-pemex-graft-sting-threatens-to-engulf-former-government-idUSKCN1SZ0GZ2019-05-30
At least 24 people died in February when underground shafts were flooded at two abandoned mines in Battlefield which is to the west of Harare NegativeHARARE At least nine illegal gold miners have died in Zimbabwe after they detonated explosives underground and were trapped at a mine owned by unlisted Londonheadquartered Metallon Corporation north of the capital Harare the company said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mine-collapse/at-least-nine-illegal-zimbabwean-miners-die-after-mine-collapse-idUSKCN1SX1LY2019-05-28
The new currency has lost 50 percent of its value on the interbank market since it started trading on Feb NegativeHARARE Zimbabwe government figures blamed exporters on Monday for exacerbating a dollar shortage and warned the power utility against fuelling inflation as the state grappled with a mounting economic crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy/zimbabwe-presses-exporters-power-utility-as-economic-crisis-mounts-idUSKCN1SX1202019-05-28
The investment banking unit of Banco Santander Brasil SA has been hired to manage the sale of Liquigas as Reuters reported in February PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian statecontrolled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has set a June 7 deadline to receive nonbinding proposals for its liquefied petroleum gas distribution unit Liquigas one source with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-petrobras-divestiture-liquigas/petrobras-sets-june-deadline-for-liquigas-non-binding-offers-source-idUSKCN1SX1352019-05-28
February 2018 Geelys chairman Li Shufu revealed he had bought a 9 PositiveFRANKFURT ItalianAmerican carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with Frances Renault in a deal that could create the worlds thirdbiggest carmaker and trigger a fresh round of industry consolidation http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-renault-m-a-fiatchrysler-consolidatio/factbox-auto-industry-consolidation-mega-mergers-and-alliances-idUSKCN1SX13H2019-05-28
for their best day since February 2016 on hopes that a new government would be more business friendly than the current one PositiveEuropean shares rose on Monday led by carmakers after Fiat Chrysler and Renault confirmed they were in talks to merge while broader trading was mainly driven by regional politics http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-rise-athens-stocks-jump-on-snap-election-idUSKCN1SX0OM2019-05-28
Army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah has said major corruption cases would be pursued to try to calm the protests which started on Feb NegativeALGIERS An Algerian prosecutor has asked the supreme court to investigate two former prime ministers and eight former ministers for alleged corruption state television reported on Sunday citing a statement from the prosecution http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-corruption/algerian-prosecutor-refers-former-pms-to-supreme-court-over-alleged-corruption-state-tv-idUSKCN1SW0FS2019-05-27
Uniper said Ruemmler and Martin which had led cooperation talks with Fortum since February had asked the groups chairman to terminate their contracts at the end of Nov PositiveFRANKFURT Unipers chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utilitys board members resigned http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-uniper-board/uniper-chairman-calls-for-signal-from-fortum-to-resolve-dispute-idUSKCN1SW0VH2019-05-27
Since then Trump has met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un twice most recently in Vietnam in February PositiveTOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring home Japanese citizens who were kidnapped by North Korean agents decades ago http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-usa-northkorea-abductees/trump-says-will-work-with-japans-abe-to-bring-abductees-home-from-north-korea-idUSKCN1SX0D12019-05-27
Relations between the countries have been strained since February over economic and political disagreements NegativeKAMPALA Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-diplomacy/uganda-protests-rwanda-military-incursion-on-its-territory-idUSKCN1SV0J22019-05-26
His administration argued in a report released in February that it has made healthcare markets more efficient by deregulating some aspects of the Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign believes he can turn Republicans biggest liability from last years congressional elections the debate about the future of healthcare in America into a winning issue for his reelection http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump/trump-campaign-views-healthcare-as-a-2020-campaign-weapon-idUSKCN1SU12T2019-05-25
Airbus SEbacked OneWeb launched its own clutch of satellites in February while LeoSat Enterprises and Canadas Telesat are also working to build data networks PositiveCAPE CANAVERAL Fla http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-space-exploration-spacex/first-satellites-for-musks-starlink-internet-venture-launched-into-orbit-idUSKCN1SU07Y2019-05-25
Fullyear earnings in February however beat forecasts and the company has said its outlook for 2019 was positive PositiveHedge fund ValueAct has urged London Eye and Legoland operator Merlin Entertainments to pursue a deal to take the company private claiming it could fetch around more than its current market valuation http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-merlin-ent-valueact/merlin-shareholder-wants-madame-tussauds-owner-to-go-private-idUSKCN1ST0D32019-05-24
In February BP launched the field in the West Nile Delta offshore area which is expected to produce around 60000 PositiveLONDON BP is nearing the sale of its stake in a major Egyptian oil and gas company to Dubaibased Dragon Oil for over million industry and banking sources said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bp-divestiture-egypt/bp-nears-sale-of-stake-in-egyptian-oil-firm-to-dragon-oil-sources-idUSKCN1ST15G2019-05-24
6 shekels a share for a controlling stake as was agreed in a nonbinding deal announced in February PositiveTEL AVIV Delek Group signed a binding agreement for the sale of 32 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-phoenx-hldgs-m-a-delek-group/israels-delek-to-sell-insurer-phoenix-to-private-equity-firms-idUSKCN1ST18E2019-05-24
Reuters reported in February that the three Merieux labs had lost their ISO accreditation which is essential to performing tests recognized by the ministry NegativeSAO PAULO Brazils Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA according to decisions published in the official government gazette on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-brf-corruption/brazil-bans-merieux-labs-from-food-inspections-after-meatpacker-brf-scandal-idUSKCN1SS2BG2019-05-23
By February Kunlun had decided to shut down Grindrs Beijing office parting ways with some of the roughly two dozen employees there two former employees said NeutralEarly last year Grindr LLCs Chinese owner gave some Beijingbased engineers access to personal information of millions of Americans such as private messages and HIV status according to eight former employees prompting U.S. officials to ask it to sell the dating app for the gay community http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-grindr-exclusive/exclusive-behind-grindrs-doomed-hookup-in-china-a-data-misstep-and-scramble-to-make-up-idUSKCN1SS10H2019-05-23
African Bank Chief Executive Basani Maluleke said MyWorld which has accumulated 12000 members since its soft launch in midFebruary was a cuttingedge product and platform PositiveJOHANNESBURG South Africans were offered lowfee digital accounts by two banks this week in a sign of how competition from a new breed of cheaper onlineonly rivals is driving change in the billion market http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-banks/latest-low-fee-digital-accounts-shake-up-south-african-banking-idUSKCN1SR21U2019-05-22
In February 2014 workers at the plant narrowly voted against union representation which had been seen as organized labors best chance to expand in the U.S. South PositiveWASHINGTON Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AGs U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-volkswagen-usa-union/u-s-senators-urge-volkswagen-to-end-delay-in-tennessee-union-vote-idUSKCN1SR1Q02019-05-22
American the worlds largest airline by passenger traffic said the mechanics action had intensified in recent weeks after causing 650 flight cancellations and more than 1500 maintenance delays since February NegativeCHICAGO American Airlines Group Inc has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics asking the court to halt what it called an illegal slowdown that it said on Monday threatened to disrupt U.S. summer travel http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-american-airline-unions/american-airlines-asks-court-to-block-disruptive-slowdown-by-mechanics-unions-idUSKCN1SQ28H2019-05-21
Elsewhere the proportion has sometimes been higher with over 40 percent of the films competing at Berlins festival in February made by women NeutralCANNES France Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-cannes-women-in-motion/women-honored-at-cannes-as-gender-parity-drive-draws-scrutiny-idUSKCN1SQ01N2019-05-21
The central bank introduced a new local currency in February the RTGS dollar and launched an interbank trading platform where businesses and individuals could buy and sell U.S. dollars PositiveHARARE Zimbabwes central bank has secured a million loan from unspecified international banks to support interbank currency trading from Monday and ease a dollar crunch that has brought fuel and medicine shortages Governor John Mangudya said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy/zimbabwe-central-bank-says-it-secures-500-million-to-ease-dollar-shortages-idUSKCN1SP08V2019-05-20
In the federal criminal complaint filed against Cincinelli prosecutors allege that the 12year New York Police Department veteran had been discussing a murderforhire plot with an unnamed man since February NegativeA New York City policewoman was arrested on Friday and charged with asking a man to arrange the murder of her estranged husband and a 14yearold girl court documents showed http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-new-york-crime-nypd/prosecutors-say-nyc-policewoman-sought-murder-of-her-husband-and-14-year-old-girl-idUSKCN1SO00Z2019-05-18
The new bill introduced in February and endorsed by the attorney general would have strengthened that law to enable consumers to sue over any alleged violations NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Californias senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data a win for tech industry groups concerned about wideranging privacy lawsuits http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-privacy-california/california-bill-to-expand-privacy-protections-fails-idUSKCN1SN0032019-05-18
Since the unlicensed emission during severe rains in February last year Hydro has upgraded Alunortes facilities to help convince authorities to allow it to resume full output PositiveOSLO A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro the company said on Thursday raising hopes that full production can soon resume http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-norsk-hydro-brazil/norsk-hydro-eyes-brazil-progress-as-court-lifts-one-of-two-embargoes-idUSKCN1SM0EW2019-05-17
Schneider said in February that NSH was now a leader in its with a competitive cost structure and that suitors were lining up to acquire it PositiveNestle has entered exclusive talks to sell its skin health business to a consortium led by EQT Partners for 10 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nestle-m-a-skin/nestle-makeover-advances-with-10-billion-sale-of-skin-health-unit-idUSKCN1SM0EI2019-05-17
This is up from 52 billion euros estimated in February and 32 billion previously NeutralBONN Germany Germany must pick up the pace of installing new power transmission lines to keep the lights on when it switches off nuclear power its energy regulator said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-energy-networks/german-energy-regulator-urges-quicker-action-on-power-grids-idUSKCN1SM15J2019-05-17
In February Airbus SEbacked OneWeb launched its own clutch of satellites while LeoSat Enterprises and Canadas Telesat are also working to build data networks PositiveCAPE CANAVERAL Fla http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-space-exploration-spacex/high-winds-force-spacex-to-postpone-first-launch-of-starlink-satellites-idUSKCN1SL2V62019-05-17
Newsom said in February the state would instead complete a 119mile highspeed link between Merced and Bakersfield in the states Central Valley NeutralWASHINGTON The Trump administration said on Thursday it was formally cancelling million in previously awarded funding for Californias highspeed rail program after rejecting an appeal by the state http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-rail/u-s-cancels-929-million-in-california-high-speed-rail-funds-after-appeal-rejected-idUSKCN1SM2F92019-05-17
Semprevivo said he received no from Singer on his high school grades or the SAT and was unaware of his fathers actions until February NeutralGeorgetown University said on Wednesday it plans to expel two students in connection with the sweeping U.S. college admissions bribery scandal http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-education-cheating-georgetown/georgetown-to-expel-two-students-over-u-s-college-admissions-bribery-scandal-idUSKCN1SL1OV2019-05-16
Tensions between the United States and North Korea have ratcheted up since a failed summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam in February NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with South Korean President Moon Jaein in South Korea as part of his trip to the region in late June for the G20 summit in Japan the White House said in a statement on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trump-southkorea/trump-to-meet-with-moon-in-south-korea-in-late-june-idUSKCN1SL2OV2019-05-16
Bleacher Report struck a similar deal in February to open a production studio inside Caesars Palace NegativeLas Vegas casino icon Caesars Entertainment Corp unveiled a tieup with Walt Disney Cos ESPN on Tuesday the latest sign of the surge in investment by mainstream businesses since the Supreme Court lifted a ban on sports betting last May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-gambling-espn/caesars-entertainment-espn-tie-up-for-sports-betting-content-idUSKCN1SK1SD2019-05-16
President Donald Trumps administration told EU governments in February last year the United States should play a central role in the European pact PositiveBRUSSELS A new European Union military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO the United States has told the bloc hinting at possible retaliation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-eu-defence/poison-pills-pentagon-tells-eu-not-to-block-u-s-companies-from-defense-pact-idUSKCN1SK1V92019-05-15
However in a development that may raise OPEC concern the report said inventories in developed economies rose in March after falling in February NegativeLONDON OPEC said on Tuesday that world demand for its oil would be higher than expected this year as supply growth from rivals including U.S. shale producers slows pointing to a tighter market if the exporter group refrains from raising output http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-oil-opec/opec-sees-more-2019-demand-for-its-oil-as-it-keeps-cutting-output-idUSKCN1SK1JR2019-05-15
Ratings agency Moodys downgraded Vodafones debt in February saying it expected Vodafones already high leverage will weaken further even before the proposed Liberty deal NegativeLONDON The new boss of Vodafone cut the mobile operators dividend for the first time securing the firepower it needs to build 5G networks and complete its acquisition of Liberty Global assets http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-vodafone-group-results/new-vodafone-boss-tackles-debt-burden-with-dividend-cut-idUSKCN1SK0M82019-05-15
Brazils Supreme Court in February rejected his appeal to halt the probe that also includes an examination of numerous cash payments made to the account of his former driver NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaros senator son and his former driver in a moneylaundering investigation two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-bolsonaro/brazil-investigators-get-access-to-banking-records-of-presidents-son-in-graft-probe-idUSKCN1SK0032019-05-14
AB InBev which in February took a provision of million in its 2018 results said it was putting in place the measures agreed with the Commission PositiveBRUSSELS AnheuserBusch InBev the worlds largest brewer was hit with an EU antitrust fine of 200 million euros on Monday for preventing cheaper beer imports from the Netherlands into Belgium http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-ab-inbev-antitrust/ab-inbev-hit-with-225-million-eu-fine-over-belgian-beer-imports-idUSKCN1SJ0ZI2019-05-14
The program is outperforming our Macys Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Gennette said in February PositiveWith private fitting rooms membersonly stores and clever apps U.S. department stores are reinventing their old and tested loyalty programs to fend off the challenge from ecommerce giant Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-retail-loyalty/members-only-u-s-retailers-revamp-loyalty-schemes-for-amazon-era-idUSKCN1SK0GH2019-05-14
The virus first detected in the Southeast Asian country in February has hit farms in 29 provinces and prompted the authorities to cull more than 1 NegativeHANOI Vietnam said it will mobilize its military and police forces to help combat the outbreak of African swine fever that has already resulted in the culling of about of the countrys pig herd http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-vietnam-swinefever/vietnam-to-mobilize-military-in-fight-against-african-swine-fever-idUSKCN1SK0G92019-05-14
Pacaraima a town of 12000 inhabitants that has thrived on Venezuelan demand was hit hard by the February border closure NeutralPACARAIMA Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisisstricken homeland http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-border/venezuela-reopens-border-where-migrants-used-trails-to-reach-brazil-idUSKCN1SG1ZK2019-05-13
Australias main share index has risen billion in value so far this year and companies will be paying more than billion in dividends from February to June PositiveSYDNEY Australias export earnings are booming as resource prices surge but a statistical quirk means tens of billions of dollars go missing from main measures of growth making the economy seem weaker than it actually is http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-australia-economy-exports-analysis/australias-export-billions-go-missing-statisticians-suspected-idUSKCN1SJ03Z2019-05-13
If the Topix falls below its February low of 1536 NegativeNikkei falls as much as at one point http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/nikkei-falls-as-escalation-in-u-s-china-trade-war-dents-sentiment-idUSL4N22P0Q32019-05-13
Losing control there would have been a blow to the president who replaced scandalplagued Jacob Zuma in February 2018 NegativePRETORIA The African National Congress easily won South Africas general election on Saturday but its share of the vote fell reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrenched a generation after the party took power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-election/anc-keeps-power-in-south-africa-but-scandals-cost-it-votes-idUSKCN1SH06N2019-05-12
Pacaraima a Brazilian town of 12000 inhabitants whose retailers had been thriving on Venezuelan demand was hithard by the February border closure NegativePACARAIMA Brazil The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smugglers still flows between the countries for a price http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-border/venezuelan-troops-turn-blind-eye-to-routes-into-brazil-at-a-price-idUSKCN1SG1ZK2019-05-11
In February Burkina Faso said militants were increasingly active in West Africa and instability in the Sahel was spreading to coastal countries such as Benin and Ivory Coast NegativePARIS French commandos rescued four foreign hostages including two French citizens from a militant group in Burkina Faso Frances military said on Friday adding that two of the elite soldiers were killed in the nighttime operation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-benin/french-military-frees-hostages-in-burkina-faso-two-commandos-killed-idUSKCN1SG11M2019-05-11
Mopani suspended operations at its Mindola north shaft in February after three workers were killed in a fire NegativeLUSAKA Zambias Mopani Copper Mines plans to close two shafts at its Nkana mine in Kitwe the Glencoreowned company said on Friday a move that union sources said could affect more than 2000 workers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zambia-mining/glencores-zambian-unit-to-close-two-mine-shafts-idUSKCN1SG21B2019-05-11
They all read a banner held up by protesters draped in national flags gathered in central Algiers which has seen a succession of large antigovernment marches since Feb NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters demanding the removal of Algerias ruling elite gathered in the capital Algiers for a 12th successive Friday defying attempts by the army to ease tensions ahead of presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/tens-of-thousands-march-to-demand-change-in-algeria-idUSKCN1SG1N92019-05-11
The tests have increased tensions after the last U.S.North Korea summit collapsed in February in Hanoi with no agreement over Pyongyangs nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program NegativeSEOUL North Koreas second missile test on Thursday signals it is serious about developing new shortrange weapons that could be used early and effectively in any war with South Korea and the United States analysts studying images of the latest launches say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-missiles-capability-analys/missiles-like-these-will-start-the-war-north-korea-tests-showcase-growing-capability-idUSKCN1SG0CR2019-05-11
Abrams was chosen by Democratic leaders in February to deliver the partys response to Trumps State of the Union address PositiveLOS ANGELES Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year said on Thursday she is still considering running for president http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-abrams/georgia-democrat-stacey-abrams-says-she-is-considering-white-house-run-idUSKCN1SF2MU2019-05-11
Abrams was chosen by Democratic leaders in February to deliver the partys response to Trumps State of the Union address PositiveLOS ANGELES Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year said on Thursday she is still considering running for president http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-abrams/georgia-democrat-stacey-abrams-says-she-is-considering-white-house-run-idUSKCN1SF2MU2019-05-11
DC Solar whose products include solar generators as well as light towers that can be used at sports events filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in February in Reno Nevada NegativeWarren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said a million charge it incurred recently was tied to a solar generation company that U.S. authorities have linked to fraud http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-berkshire-buffett-charge/berkshire-takes-377-million-charge-tied-to-solar-company-that-u-s-linked-to-fraud-idUSKCN1SE2LQ2019-05-10
SEOUL South Koreas President Moon Jaein said on Thursday that North Koreas latest missile launch was probably a subdued protest against the United States after a failed summit of the two countries leaders in Hanoi in February NegativeSEOUL South Koreas President Moon Jaein said on Thursday that North Koreas latest missile launch was probably a subdued protest against the United States after a failed summit of the two countries leaders in Hanoi in February http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-missiles-moon/north-koreas-missile-launch-was-a-protest-after-failed-trump-summit-south-koreas-moon-idUSKCN1SF1ER2019-05-10
The elections are the first test of national sentiment since President Cyril Ramaphosa replaced scandalplagued Jacob Zuma as head of state in February 2018 after four years as his deputy NeutralTOWN South Africans voting in a national election on Wednesday expressed frustration at rampant corruption high unemployment and racial inequalities that persist 25 years after the first allraces poll marked the end of white minority rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-election/south-africas-anc-seen-winning-election-but-support-faltering-idUSKCN1SD2OY2019-05-09
The two have played golf a number of times most recently with Nicklaus in February at Trumps course in Jupiter Florida NeutralWASHINGTON When Tiger Woods won the Masters on April 14 President Donald Trump declared he was going to award him the Presidential Medal of Freedom and ordered his aides to schedule the event as soon as possible http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-woods/trump-awards-highest-u-s-civilian-honor-to-tiger-woods-idUSKCN1SC2A12019-05-08
The manufacturer said in February it expects U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports will cost million in 2019 NegativeU.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trumps trade wars including disputes with Beijing and global steel tariffs have had an impact on them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-china-winners-losers-factbo/factbox-winners-and-losers-in-trumps-trade-war-with-china-idUSKCN1SC21R2019-05-07
In U.S. equities the three major indexes fell after declines in Europe and China where the Shanghai SE Composite had its biggest oneday percentage drop since February 2016 Negativeto afternoon adds http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-yields-fall-as-investors-seek-safety-after-trumps-china-tariff-threats-idUSL2N22I0UM2019-05-07
In U.S. equities trading the three major indexes fell after declines in Europe and China where the Shanghai SE Composite had its biggest oneday percentage drop since February 2016 Negativeto change story link in paragraph 2 delete extraneous number after last http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/refile-global-markets-stocks-oil-fall-as-investors-seek-safety-after-trumps-china-tariff-threats-idUSL2N22I0MN2019-05-07
In February ridehailing firm Didi Chuxing said it would axe 15 percent of staff mostly in noncore business units NeutralHONG KONG Sequoia Capital China widely viewed as a bellwether for Chinese tech investment is set to lay off as much as 20 percent of its investment staff as a slowdown in the countrys tech sector saps appetite for risk said two people with knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-sequoiachina-redundancies-exclusive/exclusive-sequoia-china-to-cut-up-to-20-percent-of-investment-staff-as-tech-growth-slows-sources-idUSKCN1SC0GV2019-05-07
7286 and was the softest since Feb NeutralSHANGHAI May 6 Chinas central bank lowered its official yuan midpoint to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-yuan/china-sets-yuan-mid-point-at-weakest-level-in-2-1-2-months-idUSZZN3FKO002019-05-06
Talks stalled after a second summit between Kim and Trump in Hanoi in February failed to produce a deal to end Pyongyangs nuclear program in return for sanctions relief NegativeSEOUL North Korea fired several unidentified shortrange into the sea off its east coast on Saturday prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor to stop acts that escalate military tension on the Korean http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-korea-fires-projectiles-south-korea-says-stop-raising-tensions-idUSKCN1SA01G2019-05-05
A second summit between Kim and Trump in Hanoi in February failed to produce a deal to end Pyongyangs nuclear program in return for sanctions relief NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Saturday in a Twitter posting that he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un realizes his countrys great economic and will do nothing to interfere or end it http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-missiles-trump/trump-kim-will-do-nothing-to-end-north-koreas-potential-idUSKCN1SA0GF2019-05-05
SEOUL North Korea fired several shortrange projectiles from its east coast on Saturday South Koreas military said as analysts said the country is stepping up pressure against the United States after Februarys failed nuclear summit in Hanoi NegativeSEOUL North Korea fired several shortrange projectiles from its east coast on Saturday South Koreas military said as analysts said the country is stepping up pressure against the United States after Februarys failed nuclear summit in Hanoi http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-northkorea-missiles/north-korea-fires-short-range-projectiles-raising-tensions-amid-stalled-u-s-talks-idUSKCN1SA01G2019-05-04
Diamond or Disney may end the deal if not completed by February 2020 according to a filing PositiveWalt Disney Co said on Friday it would sell its interests in 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-walt-disney-divestiture-sinclair-ma/disney-to-sell-fox-regional-sports-networks-to-sinclair-for-9-6-billion-idUSKCN1S920A2019-05-04
9 percent would exceed its 2 percent target in two and three years time by a similar margin to its February forecasts PositiveLONDON Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday investors were underestimating how much interest rates could rise even as the British central bank kept borrowing costs on hold due to Brexit uncertainty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-boe/bank-of-englands-carney-tells-investors-they-are-too-relaxed-on-rates-idUSKCN1S80WZ2019-05-03
They replace outgoing CEO Klaus Schaefer and CFO Christopher Delbrueck who were given notice in February after opposing Fortums attempt to win control over Uniper NegativeFRANKFURT German utility Uniper SE named a new chief executive and chief financial officer with the unanimous backing of its supervisory board on Thursday in a sign of movement in a standoff with Finlands Fortum http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uniper-ceo/uniper-hires-new-ceo-and-cfo-in-sign-of-progress-in-fortum-row-idUSKCN1S81IX2019-05-03
The project faced obstacles after South Koreas fifth largest conglomerate agreed to provide land to deploy U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile system in February 2017 PositiveSEOUL Lotte Group said on Thursday it would resume work on a http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lotte-group-china/south-koreas-lotte-to-resume-2-6-billion-china-project-after-missile-row-idUSKCN1S816S2019-05-03
SEOUL Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a Kpop star even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training no privacy no boyfriend and even no phone PositiveSEOUL Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a Kpop star even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training no privacy no boyfriend and even no phone http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-southkorea-japan-kpop-feature/k-pop-stardom-lures-japanese-youth-to-korea-despite-diplomatic-chill-idUSKCN1S62TY2019-05-02
In February analysts at Brazilian health agency Anvisa also determined the weed killer does not cause cancer while recommending limits on exposure NeutralCHICAGO The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that glyphosate a chemical in many popular weed killers is not a carcinogen contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it caused cancer in people http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-epa-glyphosate/u-s-environment-agency-says-glyphosate-weed-killer-is-not-a-carcinogen-idUSKCN1S62SU2019-05-02
Buffett also said in February that Berkshire was likely to become a buyer of its own stock especially if it extended its threeyear drought for major acquisitions NegativeWhen Warren Buffett takes the stage at Berkshire Hathaway Incs shareholders meeting on Saturday the 88yearold billionaire will be greeted as usual by tens of thousands of adoring followers from around the world http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-berkshire-buffett-preview/pilgrimage-to-see-warren-buffett-out-of-step-with-populist-mood-idUSKCN1S73NT2019-05-02
SBB said in February it had paid about a third of the contract value to Bombardier so far NeutralZURICH Swiss Federal Railways and Bombardier are making progress on resolving technical problems with passenger trains the Swiss have ordered and could put five more of them into service within weeks the partners said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-swiss/swiss-railways-plans-to-put-more-bombardier-trains-into-service-idUSKCN1S73BV2019-05-02
The XFL which plans to launch in February 2020 was founded by pro wrestling legend Vince McMahon who is personally funding the venture PositiveNEW YORK The yet to launch professional American football league XFL has chosen the sports and entertainment consulting firm Elevate Sports Ventures to run its ticket sales for its first two years the companies said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-football-xfl/new-football-league-xfl-partners-with-elevate-for-ticket-sales-idUSKCN1S73Q02019-05-02
On February 27 Chinas second aircraft carrier put to sea from Dalian for its fifth round of sea trials according to reports in the official media NeutralTAIPEI A generation ago from mid1995 into early 1996 China lobbed missiles in the waters around Taiwan as the selfgoverning island prepared to hold its first fully democratic presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-army-navy-specialreport/special-report-chinas-vast-fleet-is-tipping-the-balance-in-the-pacific-idUSKCN1S612W2019-05-01
The latest comments released as an audio recording on Tuesday were made at a dispute hearing in February NegativeGENEVA A European Union trade lawyer fired withering putdowns at U.S. claims for damages due to subsidies for European planemaker Airbus in a recording of a dispute hearing made available by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-usa-aircraft-wto/eu-belittles-u-s-claims-as-frankly-childish-at-wto-airbus-hearing-idUSKCN1S62QW2019-05-01
Also supporting prices was government data showing that U.S. crude production fell in February for the second month in a row sliding 187000 barrels per day to 11 NegativeHOUSTON Oil prices pared their gains on Tuesday after global benchmark Brent crude rose above a barrel as the market grew less worried that a rebellion against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro would hit the countrys crude exports http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-oil/oil-pares-gains-as-fears-ease-on-venezuelan-exports-idUSKCN1S60222019-05-01
In a February 2018 meeting with lawmakers Trump had endorsed hiking the federal gasoline tax by 25 cents per gallon to fund infrastructure improvements Democratic Senator Tom Carper said PositiveWASHINGTON A day before heading to the White House to meet with President Donald Trump top Democrats in Congress on Monday said a bill to boost U.S. infrastructure must be funded with substantial new and real to meet massive needs across the country http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-infrastructure/democrats-insist-on-substantial-new-revenue-for-u-s-infrastructure-idUSKCN1S51NG2019-04-30
Several expert witness were called by both sides during a fiveday hearing presided by three judges at CASs headquarters in Lausanne Switzerland in February NeutralCAPE TOWN The decision on Caster Semenyas challenge to continue competing without any restrictions will be announced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport at 1000 GMT on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-semenya/semenya-decision-to-be-announced-by-cas-on-wednesday-idUSKCN1S51GP2019-04-30
The growth moderated from last quarter as Alphabet had warned in February NegativeAlphabet Incs Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes at YouTube http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/google-parent-struggles-with-mobile-clicks-youtube-changes-shares-down-7-idUSKCN1S521N2019-04-30
This price is below the billion valuation analysts had estimated for the position back in February 2018 when Pioneer first announced it wanted to divest NeutralYORK Pioneer Natural Resources is in advanced talks to sell its Eagle Ford acreage in South Texas to privately owned energy producer Ensign Natural Resources five sources familiar with the matter said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pioneer-natl-rsc-divestiture-exclsuiv/exclusive-pioneer-natural-resources-in-advanced-talks-to-sell-eagle-ford-jv-sources-idUSKCN1S22BG2019-04-28
U.S. President Donald Trump used his annual State of the Union speech in February to push lawmakers to adopt more restrictions on abortion NegativeThe Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the states constitution protects a womans right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a state law that would have banned a common second trimester abortion procedure http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-abortion-kansas/top-kansas-court-rules-state-constitution-protects-abortion-rights-idUSKCN1S21TZ2019-04-27
The system must and We are fed up with read banners held up by protesters in central Algiers scene of mass protests since Feb NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algerias ruling elite rallied peacefully in Algiers for a tenth consecutive Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-protest-against-algerias-ruling-elite-idUSKCN1S20W72019-04-27
The TrumpKim summit in Hanoi in February collapsed without progress on a U.S. demand that North Korea give up its nuclear weapons and North Korean demands for easing of sanctions NegativeNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Russian President Vladimir Putin that peace and security on the Korean peninsula depended on the United States warning that a state of hostility could easily return North Korean media said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-northkorea-russia-kcna/north-korean-leader-warns-of-return-to-tension-trump-thanks-putin-idUSKCN1S12QH2019-04-27
The higher imports versus February suggest that Chinese firms prestocked in anticipation of at least a reduction in the waiver volume as the sixmonth exemption period neared its end NeutralSINGAPORE Chinas imports of Iranian crude oil fell by 25 percent from a year earlier customs data showed on Thursday while imports from rival producer Saudi Arabia surged from a year ago making it the countrys top supplier for a second month http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-trade-oil/chinas-march-iran-oil-imports-fall-from-year-ago-saudi-supplies-surge-idUSKCN1S113Q2019-04-26
After delivering a damning provisional report in February the CMAs final report was equally stern finding that UK shoppers and motorists would be worse off if Sainsburys and Asda combined NegativeBy James Davey Paul Sandle and Nandita Bose http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asda-m-a-sainsbury-s/uk-regulator-blocks-sainsburys-9-4-billion-takeover-of-walmarts-asda-idUSKCN1S10ID2019-04-26
The Sunday Times reported in February that private equity group KKR was mulling an offer for Asda PositiveBy James Davey Paul Sandle and Nandita Bose http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asda-m-a-sainsbury-s/uk-regulator-blocks-sainsburys-9-4-billion-takeover-of-walmarts-asda-idUSKCN1S10ID2019-04-26
Since allegations first surfaced in February the bank had repeatedly said it had faith in its antimoney laundering procedures and that suspicious transactions that were identified were reported to authorities NegativeSTOCKHOLM Swedbank admitted to failings in combating money laundering on Thursday and said it was under investigation by multiple U.S. authorities piling more pressure on the bank as it tries to rebuild its reputation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-swedbank-results/swedbank-admits-money-laundering-flaws-faces-multiple-u-s-probes-idUSKCN1S10DK2019-04-26
Tesla sought to move solar sales into its retail stores and online but in February said it would close many of those stores a decision it later reversed NeutralTesla Inc on Wednesday reported a 36 percent slide in solar installations and said it had implemented a new selling strategy months after ending a partnership to sell the rooftop systems in busy Home Depot stores http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-results-solar/tesla-solar-installations-slide-36-percent-in-first-quarter-idUSKCN1S02ZD2019-04-26
The airline reported a biggerthanexpected loss for its fiscal first quarter in February but said it still expected to record a profit for the full year NegativeSwedish pilots at airline SAS rejected a bid tabled by mediators on Thursday and began preparing to strike if a compromise cannot be reached by midnight a move that could potentially disrupt travel plans for about 170000 people http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-sas-strike/sas-pilots-head-toward-strike-after-rejecting-mediators-bid-idUSKCN1S120K2019-04-26
Oppenheimer Co analyst Hartaj Singh said the expectation were low after the drug failed another latestage study in February NegativeGilead Sciences Incs experimental drug aimed at treating a type of fatty liver disease known as NASH failed to meet the main goal of a latestage study on Thursday two months after it failed another trial http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-gilead-sciences-nash/gilead-experimental-nash-drug-fails-another-study-idUSKCN1S11IM2019-04-26
Apples chief executive Tim Cook said in February that he had not heard of Absher but pledged to take a look at PositiveIt gives men control over said Wafa 25 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-georgia-saudi-sisters/pull-inhuman-women-monitoring-app-runaway-saudi-sisters-tell-tech-giants-idUSKCN1S02542019-04-25
In February two people were killed and 24 wounded when a car bomb went off in Mosul once the groups Iraqi capital NegativeDriven from its selfstyled caliphate in Iraq and Syria Islamic State is down but not out http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-islamic-state-group-factbox/factbox-after-caliphate-defeat-islamic-state-is-down-but-not-out-idUSKCN1S021K2019-04-25
The military says several hundred militants have been killed since it launched a major campaign in February 2018 to defeat fighters linked to Islamic State NegativeDriven from its selfstyled caliphate in Iraq and Syria Islamic State is down but not out http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-islamic-state-group-factbox/factbox-after-caliphate-defeat-islamic-state-is-down-but-not-out-idUSKCN1S021K2019-04-25
Finance chief Luca Marotta told analysts that Remy was very with its performance during the Chinese New Year in February when sales of all its cognac brands grew doubledigit PositivePARIS French spirits company Remy Cointreau expressed confidence over its growth prospects in China where robust demand for its premium cognac underpinned annual sales growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-remy-results/remy-cointreau-confident-on-china-growth-prospects-idUSKCN1S00HB2019-04-25
Reuters reported in February that GM was in talks to invest in Rivian PositiveFord Motor Co said on Wednesday it will invest million in U.S. electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive LLC joining Amazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-rivian-ford-motor/ford-motor-to-put-500-million-into-electric-vehicle-startup-rivian-idUSKCN1S01LD2019-04-25
In February Amazon said it would lead a million investment in Rivian NeutralFord Motor Co said on Wednesday it will invest million in U.S. electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive LLC joining Amazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-rivian-ford-motor/ford-motor-to-put-500-million-into-electric-vehicle-startup-rivian-idUSKCN1S01LD2019-04-25
The statewide nominating contests will kick off in early February next year led by Iowa PositiveNEW YORK Former Vice President Joe Biden expected to declare his run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday leads all other candidates in the race and draws his strongest levels of support from minorities and older adults according to a new public opinion poll http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-poll/minorities-older-adults-boost-biden-atop-2020-democratic-field-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1S016T2019-04-25
Stoneman Douglas whose prom is scheduled for May 11 made national headlines on Feb NeutralFloridas Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School scene of one of the countrys worst mass shootings has won the grand prize in a national contest sponsored by a popular clothing line to fund entertainment at the schools senior prom http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-florida-shooting-prom/florida-high-school-scene-of-massacre-wins-prize-to-help-fund-senior-prom-idUSKCN1RZ1DL2019-04-24
The February report also cites a company director as No one could object to Mr NegativeTOKYO A simmering boardroom battle at toilet maker Lixil Group has emerged as a test case for whether minority shareholders can improve corporate governance in Japan the man at the center of the tussle told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-lixil-group-shareholders/game-of-thrones-board-battle-at-toilet-maker-lixil-a-test-for-japan-inc-idUSKCN1RZ13M2019-04-24
The Ministry noted that Mexico overtook China to become the top U.S. trade partner in January and February amid Trumps trade wars NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexicos Foreign Ministry said on Monday that speeding up the flow of goods on the U.S. border is a matter of urgency and that slowdowns are detrimental to both economies after bottlenecks have held up trade following a row over migration http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics-usa/mexico-flags-u-s-border-delays-as-harmful-to-both-countries-idUSKCN1RZ0402019-04-23
Tesla will report its firstquarter results on Wednesday and had flagged in February that it expects to post a loss as it launched a cheaper Model 3 sedan NegativeSHANGHAI Video of a parked Tesla Inc Model S exploding and a Wall Street downgrade of the electric carmakers stock pushed shares down 4 percent on Monday as it prepared to issue results for a troubled first quarter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-china/model-s-fire-video-adds-to-tesla-woes-pre-results-idUSKCN1RY0232019-04-23
7 percent of Kraft Heinz highlighted the pressure from retailers in February saying Costco Wholesale Corps Kirkland brand outsells all Kraft Heinz products NegativeCHICAGO Kraft Heinz Cos incoming chief executive Miguel Patricio is indicating a change in strategy for the packaged food company that could move it away from the aggressive costfocused culture that has been in place since the company was created in 2015 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-kraft-heinz-ceo-strategy/kraft-heinzs-new-ceo-looks-beyond-cost-cutting-big-ma-idUSKCN1RZ0072019-04-23
The social media company also named John Pinette as vice president of global communications succeeding Caryn Marooney who decided to leave the company in February NeutralFacebook Inc on Monday named the legal adviser to the U.S. State Department as its general counsel as the social media giant faces growing regulatory hurdles and privacy concerns http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-moves/facebook-hires-state-department-lawyer-as-general-counsel-idUSKCN1RY1JN2019-04-23
Formed in February last year Oman Aviation Group includes Oman Air Oman Airports and Oman Aviation Services NeutralDUBAI April 23 Oman Aviation Group is seeking to raise up to billion to finance the expansion of Oman Air and Oman Airports IPOOAMC.OM its chief executive said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/oman-aviation-financing/oman-aviation-seeks-up-to-6-bln-to-finance-airline-airport-expansion-ceo-idUSD5N1QP02K2019-04-23
Strong equities have dented golds appeal with the metal now more than 5 percent below its 2019 peak touched in February NegativeGold down more than from Feb highs http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-precious/precious-gold-eases-as-strong-equities-check-support-from-iran-sanctions-idUSL3N2250F52019-04-23
45 percent forecast in a Reuters poll though the pace was less than Februarys 10 NeutralTAIPEI Taiwans export orders fell for the fifth straight month in March and at a much sharper pace than expected as the islands manufacturers kept struggling with a drop in global tech demand http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-economy-orders/weak-tech-demand-shrinks-taiwan-export-orders-rebound-tipped-in-third-quarter-idUSKCN1RY0JM2019-04-23
President Muhammadu Buhari won reelection for another four years in February pledging to improve security in Nigeria boost economic growth and fight corruption PositiveKADUNA Kidnappers in Nigeria killed a British woman and a Nigerian man and abducted three others in the northern city of Kaduna local police and the British High Commission said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security/british-woman-killed-three-other-people-kidnapped-in-northern-nigeria-idUSKCN1RX0GR2019-04-22
When I think of what is coming up I feel very Naruhito said at his birthday news conference in February NeutralTOKYO Crown Prince Naruhito set to become Japans emperor on May 1 is known as an earnest studious man who wooed and won his exdiplomat wife Crown Princess Masako with a pledge to protect her http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-emperor-crownprince-profile-fac/incoming-japanese-emperors-life-filled-with-breaks-from-tradition-idUSKCN1RY01F2019-04-22
The series of attacks since February against Ebola treatment centres has hastened the spread of the virus and led some first responders to pull out of the area NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Heavily armed militiamen attacked a hospital treating Ebola patients in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday killing a senior World Health Organization epidemiologist and injuring two others officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/militiamen-kill-senior-who-official-in-attack-on-congo-ebola-center-idUSKCN1RV11B2019-04-20
So far Honda said in February it will close its only British car plant in 2021 with the loss of up to 3500 jobs NegativeTOKYO Japanese businesses with links to Britain say they have no immediate plans to flee the country as its government seeks to hammer out terms of its exit from the European Union a Reuters poll found http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-companies-brexit/no-japanese-companies-plan-to-ditch-uk-as-brexit-looms-survey-idUSKCN1RU2KO2019-04-20
At least Britain managed to draw a vote of confidence in February when Norways trillion sovereign wealth fund the worlds biggest said it planned to keep increasing UK investments PositiveLONDON Britain has long been a favoured playground for sovereign wealth funds from around the world to snap up glitzy skyscrapers banking stakes and posh department stores http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-swf-investment-britain/brexit-stalls-investments-by-sovereign-wealth-funds-in-britain-idUSKCN1RU1352019-04-20
KCNA quoted Kwon as saying that the February summit in Hanoi the second between the two leaders showed talks could go wrong whenever Pompeo pokes his nose in NegativeNorth Korea said on Thursday it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and that he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature hours after it announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-weapon/north-korea-urges-trump-to-drop-pompeo-from-talks-u-s-plays-down-weapons-test-idUSKCN1RT2KY2019-04-19
Nathan had been asked to hold Musk in contempt over a Feb NegativeNEW YORK Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will get another week to settle a dispute over Musks use of Twitter a federal judge ruled Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-musk-sec/teslas-elon-musk-sec-ask-court-for-another-week-to-work-out-deal-on-twitter-use-idUSKCN1RU2HB2019-04-19
It is North Koreas first public weapons test since the second U.S.North Korea summit in Hanoi ended with no agreement in February NegativeSEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday state media Korean Central News Agency said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-northkorea-weapon/north-korean-leader-kim-jong-un-oversees-test-of-new-tactical-guided-weapon-kcna-idUSKCN1RT2KY2019-04-18
Discussions on North Korea are likely to cover next steps after Trumps failed meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in February NegativeWASHINGTON Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on April 26 to discuss trade and efforts to contain North Koreas nuclear program a U.S. official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trump-japan/trade-north-korea-on-agenda-for-abe-trump-white-house-meeting-april-26-idUSKCN1RT1V32019-04-18
Executives from both companies faced tough questions from lawmakers in February about how the companies planned merger would affect prices and jobs especially in rural America PositiveThe U.S. Justice Department has told TMobile US Inc and Sprint Corp it has concerns about their proposed billion merger in its current structure sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday although no final decision has been made http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-sprint-m-a-t-mobile-us/u-s-justice-department-tells-t-mobile-sprint-it-has-concerns-about-merger-deal-sources-idUSKCN1RS27N2019-04-18
The shift in tactics illustrates how criminal gangs are adjusting to added security measures by banks warned Leandro Vilaim business and operation director at bank industry association Febraban NegativeSAO PAULO More than two dozen heavilyarmed men stormed into the center of Guararema early on a recent morning rousing the Brazilian towns residents with the sound of broken glass explosions and then gunshots http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-violence-banks-insight/exploding-atms-brazil-banks-wrestle-with-dynamite-heists-idUSKCN1RS1232019-04-17
That was the joint highest rate since mid2008 although in the month of February on its own the pace of wage growth slowed NeutralLONDON British workers pay grew at its joint fastest pace in over a decade as employers extended their hiring spree adding to signs that uncertainty about Brexit is prompting firms to take on workers rather than commit to longerterm investments http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-unemployment/uk-wage-growth-at-new-decade-high-as-employers-hire-in-the-face-of-brexit-idUSKCN1RS0NX2019-04-17
The Justice Department said in February it would not seek further appeals to block the merger NegativeThe White House has told two U.S. House Democrats it will not turn over documents that could show whether Republican President Donald Trump sought to intervene in the regulatory review of Incs billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-time-warner-at-t-congress/white-house-will-not-turn-over-documents-on-att-time-warner-merger-idUSKCN1RS28R2019-04-17
When the Fed abandoned its rate tightening plans in February markets had expected the RBNZ to turn more dovish only to have Orr hold on to a firm neutral stance NegativeTraders say confused by RBNZ Orrs policy messages http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/newzealand-markets-orr/a-tricky-read-nz-central-bank-chief-wrong-foots-markets-idUSL3N21R1KG2019-04-17
The investment follows a million fundraising round from venture firms Accel and Benchmark in February PositiveNEW YORK New Yorkbased cryptocurrency compliance startup Chainalysis has raised million in funding from Japanese financial group Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc and venture capital firm Sozo Ventures the company said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-crypto-currencies-chainalysis/crypto-compliance-startup-chainalysis-raises-funding-from-mufg-sozo-ventures-idUSKCN1RS1252019-04-17
Following a series of attacks on treatment centers by unidentified assailants in February and March the current outbreak is now spreading at its fastest rate yet NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nations worstever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and trust health workers http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-tshisekedi/ebola-is-real-congo-president-tells-skeptical-population-idUSKCN1RS1X32019-04-17
U.S. buyout firm KKR and Chinas Tencent Music Entertainment Group were exploring rival bids for the UMG stake sources familiar with the matter told Reuters in February PositivePARIS Frances Vivendi said on Monday it was forging ahead with the planned sale of up to 50 percent of its Universal Music Group as the iconic division boosted the media conglomerates quarterly revenue http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vivendi-results/vivendi-presses-on-with-umg-stake-sale-as-music-arm-drives-revenue-idUSKCN1RR0E72019-04-16
EDF chief executive JeanBernard Levy said in February the government had asked him to make restructuring proposals by the end of 2019 PositivePARIS EDF shares rose as much as 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-edf-restructuring/edf-shares-jump-on-hopes-re-nationalization-will-unlock-value-idUSKCN1RR1682019-04-16
U.S. aluminum company Novelis which is a unit of Indias Hindalco Industries Ltd to acquire aluminum processor Aleris Feb PositiveBRUSSELS April 15 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N21X4HF2019-04-16
Foreigners buy agencies corporate bonds in February PositiveForeigners buy agencies corporate bonds in February http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-treasury-securities/update-1-foreigners-buy-most-u-s-treasuries-since-august-data-idUSL1N21X1AB2019-04-16
NEW As recently as February Special Counsel Robert Muellers team dropped hints that the inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election might unearth evidence of active cooperation between Moscow and President Donald Trumps campaign PositiveNEW As recently as February Special Counsel Robert Muellers team dropped hints that the inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election might unearth evidence of active cooperation between Moscow and President Donald Trumps campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-conspiracy-analysis/hints-but-no-proof-of-crime-in-muellers-hunt-for-a-trump-russia-conspiracy-idUSKCN1RQ0A72019-04-15
The French groups shares sagged after a fourthquarter earnings miss in February and have fallen 15 percent in total over the past 12 months NegativePARIS April 14 Publicis will pay http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/epsilon-ma-publicis-groupe/publicis-pays-4-4-bln-for-epsilon-to-extend-digital-reach-idUSL5N21W08Y2019-04-15
Pell who became the most senior Catholic cleric worldwide to be convicted of child sex abuse was jailed for six years in February NegativeSYDNEY Three dozen Australian journalists and publishers are to face court on Monday over their coverage of Cardinal George Pells trial for child sex abuse with prosecutors seeking fines and jail terms over accusations of breached gag orders in the case http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-abuse-pell-media/australian-media-to-face-court-over-pell-trial-coverage-idUSKCN1RQ0162019-04-15
JD which is backed by Walmart Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Chinas Tencent Holdings in February posted its lowest quarterly revenue growth rate since its 2015 initial public offering NegativeSHANGHAI Richard Liu the founder of Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com Inc has weighed in on an ongoing debate about the Chinese tech industrys grueling overtime work culture lamenting that years of growth had increased the number of in his firm who are not his brothers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jd-com-labour/chinas-jd-com-boss-criticizes-slackers-as-company-makes-cuts-idUSKCN1RP06D2019-04-14
In February a federal appeals court said the Trump administration could not terminate federal grants to Philadelphia for its refusal to cooperate with immigration agents seeking to deport immigrants NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering sending illegal immigrants in the country to socalled sanctuary cities prompting U.S. mayors to accept such an offer as the battle over border security raged http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-sanctuary/trump-weighs-sending-unlimited-supply-of-immigrants-to-sanctuary-cities-idUSKCN1RO23C2019-04-13
Woodbridge which reached a deal with the government last year to appoint a new board and pay for legal representation for thousands of alleged victims emerged from bankruptcy in February PositiveU.S. federal prosecutors charged the owner and two former executives of Woodbridge Group of Companies LLC on Thursday with orchestrating a http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-woodbridge-indictments/doj-charges-property-firm-founder-former-executives-in-ponzi-scheme-idUSKCN1RO0RY2019-04-13
He was charged in February with staging the incident and filing a false police report but Cook County States Attorneys Office prosecutors dropped all charges against him in March NegativeThe city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett seeking three times the damages it said it incurred in the investigation of a hate crime that authorities allege the actor staged http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-people-jussie-smollet/chicago-sues-jussie-smollett-over-costs-of-investigating-alleged-attack-idUSKCN1RN33E2019-04-13
Californias top air regulator Mary Nichols said in February the proposal flies in the face of science logic and any effort to protect public health PositiveWASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday the agency would revise its proposed freeze of vehicle fuel economy standards before unveiling its final regulation in the coming months http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-autos-emissions-epa/u-s-epa-to-revise-proposed-freeze-of-vehicle-fuel-economy-rules-idUSKCN1RN3212019-04-13
Pioneer one of the Permians largest producers said in February it plans to reduce 2019 capital expenditures by 11 percent or about million in an effort to appease investors NeutralOil major Chevron Corps billion deal on Friday to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp has some investors and industry executives asking whether it is time for other U.S. shale oil and gas producers to consider selling themselves http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-anadarko-petrol-m-a-chevron-rivals/chevrons-anadarko-deal-to-pressure-u-s-shale-producers-to-explore-sales-idUSKCN1RO2Q02019-04-13
Asked about his appetite for deals in February Conoco CEO Ryan Lance said it would have to be an unusual opportunity for the company to consider an acquisition PositiveOil major Chevron Corps billion deal on Friday to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp has some investors and industry executives asking whether it is time for other U.S. shale oil and gas producers to consider selling themselves http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-anadarko-petrol-m-a-chevron-rivals/chevrons-anadarko-deal-to-pressure-u-s-shale-producers-to-explore-sales-idUSKCN1RO2Q02019-04-13
Asked about his appetite for deals in February Conoco CEO Ryan Lance said it would have to be an unusual opportunity for the company to consider an acquisition PositiveOil major Chevron Corps billion deal on Friday to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp has some investors and industry executives asking whether it is time for other U.S. shale oil and gas producers to consider selling themselves http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-anadarko-petrol-m-a-chevron-rivals/chevrons-anadarko-deal-to-pressure-u-s-shale-producers-to-explore-sales-idUSKCN1RO2Q02019-04-13
Analysts had expected it to hold steady from February at 13 PositiveMarch new loans at 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-economy-loans/update-2-china-march-new-loans-rebound-sharply-more-policy-easing-expected-idUSL3N21Q1YT2019-04-13
The U.S. Air Force tapped SpaceX in 2018 to launch for million a classified military satellite and in February added three more missions in a PositiveThe most powerful operational rocket in the world SpaceXs Falcon Heavy launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida in a key demonstration for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musks space company in the race to grasp lucrative military launch contracts http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-spacex/elon-musks-spacex-sends-worlds-most-powerful-rocket-on-first-commercial-flight-idUSKCN1RN32J2019-04-13
As for current paying sports fans Disney said the number was currently over 2 million or roughly what it disclosed in February Positiveto widen http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/walt-disney-espn/rpt-disney-sees-espn-reaching-up-to-12-mln-subscribers-by-2024-idUSL1N21U04X2019-04-13
Even so Capital Economics said in a report that Februarys increase from the prior month suggests that Mexicos economy will post stronger growth in 2019 than last year PositiveMEXICO CITY Financial challenges at Mexican state oil company Pemex could pose a risk for the countrys macroeconomic stability Mexicos central bank said in minutes published on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy/mexico-central-bank-warns-pemex-challenges-could-put-stability-at-risk-idUSKCN1RN28Z2019-04-12
The emergency labor measure was supposed to end in January but on Feb NegativePrisoners are also paid to make goods such as bricks or ice for private companies that pay the state for their labor http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-slavery/volunteers-or-slaves-brazil-accused-of-illegal-jail-labor-idUSKCN1RN0CN2019-04-12
The Agora human rights group warned in February that the legislation was one of several new bills drafted in December that seriously threaten Internet NegativeMOSCOW Russian lawmakers backed tighter Internet controls on Thursday to defend against foreign meddling in a preliminary vote on draft legislation that critics say could disrupt Russias Internet and be used to stifle dissent http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-internet-bill/russian-lawmakers-approve-second-reading-of-sovereign-internet-bill-idUSKCN1RN0UX2019-04-12
In February the European Commission blocked the sale of the flat rolled products business which has annual sales of about 1 NegativeSANTIAGO The chief executive of Germanys Aurubis AG said uncertainty caused by the U.SChina trade war and Brexit had hit its copper products business but that longterm demand would be rescued by higher use in electric vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-mining-aurubis/aurubis-copper-business-hit-by-u-s-china-trade-war-and-brexit-idUSKCN1RN22R2019-04-12
Newmonts acquisition of Goldcorp had faced several hurdles beginning with Barricks hostile takeover bid for Newmont in February which required it to abandon its deal with Goldcorp NegativeTORONTO Newmont Mining shareholders on Thursday approved the companys billion takeover of Goldcorp Inc which is set to create the worlds biggest gold producer with assets across the Americas Africa and Australia http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-newmont-m-a-goldcorp/newmont-shareholders-ok-10-billion-goldcorp-takeover-creating-biggest-gold-producer-idUSKCN1RN25U2019-04-12
The Commerce Department will publish February and March PCE price data later this month NeutralWASHINGTON The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits dropped to a low last week pointing to sustained labor market strength that could assuage fears the economy was rapidly losing momentum http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-labor-market-strong-inflation-pressures-benign-idUSKCN1RN1PG2019-04-12
The move does not scupper the takeover which was announced in February PositiveZURICH Sunrise Communications top shareholder German telecoms group Freenet needs time to decide whether to support the Swiss groups plans to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business Freenet CEO Christoph Vilanek told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-freenet-sunrise-comm-grp/freenet-needs-time-to-set-stance-on-sunrises-upc-deal-ceo-idUSKCN1RN22F2019-04-12
In February Moro unveiled his signature crimefighting bill which includes proposals to toughen prison sentences and isolate gang leaders in maximumsecurity lockups NegativePORTO ALEGRE Before Brazilian prosecutors could conduct an inspection last year of the prison considered the countrys worst its warden had to clear their visit with the jails de facto inhouse prison gangs http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-violence-insight/bolsonaro-targets-deadly-gangs-run-from-brazils-prisons-idUSKCN1RM1B72019-04-11
673 billion when it was announced in February 2017 NeutralWASHINGTON Tronox Ltd has reached a settlement with U.S. antitrust enforcers that will allow it to move forward with its purchase of much of Cristals titanium dioxide business the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tronox-hldgs-ftc-chemicals/u-s-ftc-settles-with-tronox-over-purchase-of-cristal-titanium-dioxide-business-idUSKCN1RM2J22019-04-11
The rejection by Freenet at the Swiss telecoms firms annual shareholder meeting does not scupper the takeover which was announced in February PositiveZURICH Sunrise Communications top shareholder on Wednesday blocked plans to extend the companys right to issue fresh capital to 2021 complicating its bid to buy Liberty Globals Swiss UPC cable business for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberty-global-m-a-sunrise-comm-grp/sunrises-upc-deal-faces-hurdle-as-top-shareholder-blocks-capital-leeway-plan-idUSKCN1RM0Z32019-04-11
Plans disclosed in November to convert to a real estate investment trust as early as 2020 were also pushed back in February PositiveA consortium including investment firms Digital Colony Partners LP EQT AB and Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners has secured exclusive rights to negotiate a deal to buy U.S. communications infrastructure provider Zayo Group Holdings Inc people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zayo-m-a-digitalcolony-exclusive/exclusive-eqt-digital-colony-stonepeak-group-near-deal-to-buy-zayo-sources-idUSKCN1RM1XH2019-04-11
In February Norwegian said it was postponing deliveries of 12 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft from 2020 to 2023 and 2024 and four Airbus 321LR aircraft from 2019 to 2020 NegativeOSLO A Norwegian Air subsidiary has agreed with Airbus to postpone plane deliveries scheduled for this year and next cutting its capital spending by million the lossmaking budget carrier said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-norweg-air-shut-airbus/norwegian-air-postpones-airbus-plane-delivery-to-cut-costs-idUSKCN1RM28J2019-04-11
The company which raised 3 billion crowns in a rights issue to boost its liquidity in February is targeting a positive net profit for 2019 subject to market PositiveOSLO A Norwegian Air subsidiary has agreed with Airbus to postpone plane deliveries scheduled for this year and next cutting its capital spending by million the lossmaking budget carrier said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-norweg-air-shut-airbus/norwegian-air-postpones-airbus-plane-delivery-to-cut-costs-idUSKCN1RM28J2019-04-11
But the currency has lost ground since February even as oil has pushed to a fivemonth high Negativestrategist quote and details updates http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/canada-forex/canada-fx-debt-c-holds-near-3-week-high-as-oil-rises-fed-signals-patience-idUSL1N21S1L62019-04-11
Google had raised the price of YouTube TV from to in February last year PositiveAlphabet Incs Google on Wednesday raised the monthly membership price of its YouTube TV online service by 25 percent to http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-youtubetv/google-raises-price-of-youtube-tv-to-49-99-adds-discovery-animal-planet-idUSKCN1RM2DP2019-04-11
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with NBC News in February that Irans bid to launch a second satellite had also failed NegativeGENEVA Iran said on Tuesday it would press ahead with the launch of three satellites into orbit this year despite a U.S. move to curb Tehrans ballistic missile program which Washington says has been advanced by the satellite activity http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-satellites/iran-still-planning-three-satellite-launches-this-year-despite-ramped-up-u-s-pressure-minister-idUSKCN1RL28B2019-04-11
Standard Chartered said in February it had set aside million for the potential resolution of violations of U.S. sanctions and foreign exchange trading NegativeWASHINGTON Standard Chartered Plc has agreed to pay http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-stanchart-sanctions-settlement-fed/standard-chartered-to-pay-1-1-billion-for-sanctions-violations-idUSKCN1RL1TV2019-04-10
Asylum officers found that applicants had a credible of persecution in their home countries in 78 percent of the cases they decided between October and February according to USCIS data NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps administration stepped up pressure on the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday raising the likelihood that he might fire more senior officials as the agency struggles with a surge of immigrants on the U.S.Mexico border http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-immigration-homeland/more-trump-firings-of-senior-u-s-immigration-officials-seen-likely-idUSKCN1RL29B2019-04-10
The ministry filed a lawsuit in February over the matter according to a ministry statement which did not state who it was seeking the compensation from NegativeKUWAIT Kuwaits defense ministry said on Wednesday it is seeking up to million compensation over a 2017 incident involving a Jazeera Airways aircraft and a military balloon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-kuwait-military-jazeera-airways/kuwait-seeks-up-to-300-million-compensation-over-2017-jazeera-collision-idUSKCN1RM0P02019-04-10
Virgin Galactics first test passenger received her commercial astronaut wings from the U.S. aviation regulator on Tuesday after flying on the companys rocket plane to evaluate the customer experience in February PositiveVirgin Galactics first test passenger received her commercial astronaut wings from the U.S. aviation regulator on Tuesday after flying on the companys rocket plane to evaluate the customer experience in February http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-space-exploration-wings/virgin-galactics-first-test-passenger-gets-commercial-astronaut-wings-idUSKCN1RL2SO2019-04-10
I am today much more optimistic about the company managing these difficult issues than frankly I would have been a year he told a Feb NegativePARIS Airbus dismissed more than 100 people and issued more than 300 warnings for ethics or compliance reasons in 2018 two people familiar with the company data said as it conducts a wideranging internal crackdown and deals with outside fraud probes http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-compliance/more-than-100-dismissed-in-airbus-compliance-crackdown-sources-idUSKCN1RL2DK2019-04-10
BEIJING Chinas exports are expected to have rebounded in March after a sharp drop in February while imports likely shrank for a fourth straight month but at a more modest pace a Reuters poll showed PositiveBEIJING Chinas exports are expected to have rebounded in March after a sharp drop in February while imports likely shrank for a fourth straight month but at a more modest pace a Reuters poll showed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-china-economy-trade/chinas-march-exports-seen-rebounding-imports-falling-again-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1RM0EX2019-04-10
In February 2018 Wells Fargo signed a Fed consent order that required the bank to fix its riskmanagement and governance problems before it could grow its balance sheet PositiveNEW The day after former Wells Fargo Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan told U.S. lawmakers he was transforming the banks highpressure culture Federal Reserve officials met privately with bank employees http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-wells-fargo-fed-insight/how-wells-fargos-regulators-and-employees-drove-out-its-ceo-idUSKCN1RL0EA2019-04-09
In February Jet said its shareholders had approved a plan to convert its existing debt to equity PositiveNEW DELHI Lenders to Indias troubled Jet Airways Ltd may have to wait a little longer to sell a stake in the carrier as they need more clarity from the countrys central bank the Business Standard newspaper reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jet-airways-debt-stakesale/stake-sale-in-troubled-jet-airways-may-get-delayed-newspaper-idUSKCN1RJ0582019-04-08
Shah Mahmood Qureshis comments came after tensions over a February standoff between the arch enemies had appeared to ease NegativeKARACHI Pakistan has reliable that India will attack again this month its foreign minister said drawing condemnation from New Delhi which described the claim as irresponsible http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-india-kashmir-pakistan/pakistan-says-it-has-intelligence-of-new-indian-attack-this-month-idUSKCN1RJ05G2019-04-08
Netanyahu has been plagued by corruption allegations throughout the election campaign after Israels attorney general publicly announced in February that he intends to indict Netanyahu NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-netanyahu-says-plans-to-annex-settlements-in-west-bank-if-reelected-idUSKCN1RI0JY2019-04-07
KARACHI Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed Indias ruling Bharatiya Janata Party for whipping up war over claims that India shot down a Pakistani F16 during a standoff in February saying the truth is always the best policy NegativeKARACHI Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed Indias ruling Bharatiya Janata Party for whipping up war over claims that India shot down a Pakistani F16 during a standoff in February saying the truth is always the best policy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-india-kashmir-pakistan-f16/pakistan-pm-accuses-india-of-war-hysteria-over-downed-f-16-claim-idUSKCN1RI08X2019-04-07
Based on scientific research we know that Buffalo will be a climate refuge city for centuries to he said in a February speech NeutralIf youre Florida http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-climatechange-migration/cool-u-s-cities-prepare-as-future-havens-for-climate-migrants-idUSKCN1RI0612019-04-07
In February the White House ended negotiations with California over the plans to freeze fuel rules and pressured automakers to back their efforts NegativeWASHINGTON The state of California filed a lawsuit on Friday seeking to force two federal agencies to provide data they used to justify rolling back landmark Obamaera vehicle emission standards accusing the Trump administration of willfully information http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-emissions-california/california-sues-u-s-agencies-over-data-on-vehicle-emissions-freeze-idUSKCN1RH2G42019-04-06
NEW DELHI Pakistans F16 combat jets have all been accounted for U.S.based Foreign Policy magazine said citing U.S. officials contradicting an Indian air force assessment that it had shot down one of the jets in February NegativeNEW DELHI Pakistans F16 combat jets have all been accounted for U.S.based Foreign Policy magazine said citing U.S. officials contradicting an Indian air force assessment that it had shot down one of the jets in February http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-india-kashmir-pakistan-f16/u-s-count-shows-no-pakistan-f-16s-shot-down-in-indian-battle-report-idUSKCN1RH0IM2019-04-06
Apples service had 28 million subscribers as of the end of February compared with Spotifys 26 million paid subscribers the person said NeutralApple Incs streaming music service overtook rival Spotify Technology SA in terms of paid subscribers in the United States a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-spotify-tech/apple-musics-u-s-subscriber-count-overtakes-spotify-source-idUSKCN1RH2462019-04-06
Spears in January withdrew from a new series of concerts in Las Vegas that were due to run from FebruaryAugust NeutralLOS ANGELES Pop star Britney Spears said on Wednesday she was taking a little me after a report she checked herself into a mental health facility to help cope with her fathers illness http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-britney-spears/britney-spears-takes-some-me-time-after-dads-second-surgery-idUSKCN1RF2QH2019-04-06
Spears in January withdrew from a new series of concerts in Las Vegas that were due to run from FebruaryAugust NeutralLOS ANGELES Pop star Britney Spears said on Wednesday she was taking a little me after a report she checked herself into a mental health facility to help cope with her fathers illness http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-britney-spears/britney-spears-takes-some-me-time-after-dads-second-surgery-idUSKCN1RF2QH2019-04-06
Reuters also broke news of the bank fraud charges in December and exclusively reported in February how an internal HSBC probe helped lead to the charges against Huawei and Meng NegativeNEW YORK U.S. authorities gathered information about Huawei Technologies Co Ltd through secret surveillance that they plan to use in a case accusing the Chinese telecom equipment maker of sanctionsbusting and bank fraud prosecutors said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech/by-spying-on-huawei-u-s-found-evidence-against-the-chinese-firm-idUSKCN1RG29T2019-04-05
Germany has experienced a big increase in the number of security incidents hitting critical infrastructure such as power grids the countrys cybersecurity agency said in February NegativeFRANKFURT German drugmaker Bayer has contained a cyber attack it believes was hatched in China the company said highlighting the risk of data theft and disruption faced by big business http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bayer-cyber/bayer-contains-cyber-attack-it-says-bore-chinese-hallmarks-idUSKCN1RG0NN2019-04-05
Cheniere has delivered 62 cargoes of LNG to China since first starting exports from February 2016 Fee said PositiveSHANGHAI Shipments of liquefied natural gas from the United States to China will increase over the long term despite ongoing trade tensions senior executives of Cheniere Energy the biggest U.S. exporter of the superchilled fuel told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-shanghai-lng-conference-cheniere/u-s-lng-to-china-will-increase-despite-trade-tension-cheniere-idUSKCN1RG1002019-04-05
The company had flagged in February that it expected to post a firstquarter loss as it launched its cheaper version of the Model 3 sedan NegativeA biggerthanexpected drop in Tesla Inc deliveries spooked stock and bond investors raising concern about the electriccar makers ability to make money as Chief Executive Elon Musk headed into another legal tussle with regulators on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-stock/tesla-investors-lose-faith-after-first-quarter-deliveries-disappoint-idUSKCN1RG1GA2019-04-05
A campaign solicitation email signed by Cain was circulated on Feb PositiveFormer pizza chain executive Herman Cain U.S. President Donald Trumps pick for a position on the Federal Reserves interestrate setting panel runs a political fundraising group that has spent more than half its money supporting Trumps reelection http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-fed-cain/as-trump-eyed-cain-for-fed-cain-raised-money-for-trump-idUSKCN1RH0602019-04-05
Dampening sentiment was data out of Germany that showed an unexpected drop in industrial orders in February hit by a slump in foreign demand Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-retreat-after-strong-surge-trade-talks-banks-ma-on-tap-idUSL3N21M1Q32019-04-05
Investors are also waiting on the U.S. March payrolls report which is forecast to bounce back by 180000 in March following Februarys distorted 20000 rise NeutralNikkei has gained 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/nikkei-touches-a-1-month-high-firms-relying-on-china-sales-rise-idUSL3N21N0EO2019-04-05
Burke who has been an alderman for 50 years won reelection in February PositiveCHICAGO Chicago known for its machine politics and corruption woke up Wednesday to voters choosing an antiestablishment candidate who may shake up a city that made history by electing its first AfricanAmerican woman for mayor http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chicago-mayor-machine/newcomer-mayor-lori-lightfoot-takes-on-chicago-establishment-and-political-machine-idUSKCN1RF1952019-04-04
Algerias streets were quiet on Wednesday but the next test for the interim rulers looms on Friday the day of the weekly mass marches since Feb NeutralALGIERS Algerias caretaker government faces the prospect of persistent popular demands for the removal of a scletoric ruling elite and wholesale reforms after ailing 82yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-interim-rulers-under-pressure-for-more-change-as-bouteflika-goes-idUSKCN1RF1F32019-04-04
Wednesdays economic news also lifted activity in Chinas services sector picked up to a 14month high in March euro zone retail sales were stronger than expected in February PositiveWorld stocks rally to sixmonth high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-at-six-month-highs-on-optimism-over-u-s-china-trade-soft-brexit-hopes-idUSL8N21L2Q82019-04-04
In its final report that largely mirrors a draft issued in February ICER urged the drugmakers to balance innovation with affordability for health systems which translates to significantly lower prices NegativeZURICH Biogen Inc should slash the price of its spinal muscular atrophy drug and the million to million Novartis has said its experimental gene therapy for the disease is worth is excessive an independent U.S. organization that reviews the value of medical treatments said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-biogen-sma/biogen-sma-drug-price-novartis-estimates-for-its-treatment-far-too-high-u-s-group-idUSKCN1RF2L72019-04-04
Young people were waving Algerian flags or driving in convoys through the city center where on Feb PositiveALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians took to the streets of the capital late on Tuesday to celebrate the departure of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years of power residents said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-celebrations/algerians-celebrate-departure-of-bouteflika-idUSKCN1RE2CF2019-04-03
But the two bestknown opposition figures were banned from running in February because of corruption convictions that rights groups say were politically motivated NegativeDAKAR Senegalese President Macky Sall said on Tuesday he would prioritize the environment youth employment and womens rights during his second term in office http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-senegal-election/senegal-president-pledges-action-on-environment-during-second-term-idUSKCN1RE1PU2019-04-03
Additional probation terms imposed by Alsup on Tuesday will require to meet goals in a wildfire mitigation plan it unveiled in February PositiveSAN FRANCISCO A U.S. judge on Tuesday imposed new criminal probation terms on Corp aimed at reducing the risk that the bankrupt power producers equipment will spark more destructive wildfires in wooded areas of California http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-pg-e-us-probation/pge-faces-new-probation-terms-aimed-at-cutting-california-wildfire-risk-idUSKCN1RE2AL2019-04-03
Data showing that new orders for key U.S.made capital goods slipped in February and that shipments were flat did little to lift tepid investor sentiment NegativeNEW YORK The benchmark 500 stock index paused on Tuesday taking a breather from Mondays strong quarterly kickoff as a decline in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc weighed and economic data did little to ease growth concerns http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-treads-water-after-rally-walgreens-slumps-on-profit-warning-idUSKCN1RE14G2019-04-03
Data showing that new orders for key U.S.made capital goods slipped in February and that shipments were flat did little to lift tepid investor sentiment NegativeNEW YORK The benchmark 500 stock index paused on Tuesday taking a breather from Mondays strong quarterly kickoff as a decline in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc weighed and economic data did little to ease growth concerns http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-treads-water-after-rally-walgreens-slumps-on-profit-warning-idUSKCN1RE14G2019-04-03
Most oil shipments in February and March were destined for Asia NeutralVenezuelas staterun energy company PDVSA kept oil exports near 1 million barrels per day in March despite U.S. sanctions and ongoing power outages that crippled its main export terminal according to PDVSA documents and Refinitiv Eikon data http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-oil-exports-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-oil-exports-stable-in-march-despite-sanctions-blackouts-data-idUSKCN1RE24K2019-04-03
BMW and Daimler in February announced an alliance to develop technologies for highly automated driving PositiveFRANKFURT Selfdriving cars startup Aurora is open to working with BMW and Daimler to develop selfdriving cars the technology companys Chief Executive Chris Urmson said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-bmw-daimler-aurora/autonomous-driving-start-up-aurora-open-to-working-with-bmw-daimler-idUSKCN1RE1J52019-04-03
Freight forwarders overall February decline was in near lockstep down 4 NegativeLOS April 2 The volume of U.S. ocean cargo imports arranged by Deutsche Posts DHL Group United Parcel Service Inc FedEx Corp and other freight forwarders fell sharply in February sending a warning on global trade a key barometer for the world economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/economy-trade-delivery/shipping-data-signals-weakness-in-global-economy-idUSL1N21F1TR2019-04-03
6 percent fall in European imports in February including car parts and furniture could point to a softer consumer spending picture than many Rogers said NegativeLOS April 2 The volume of U.S. ocean cargo imports arranged by Deutsche Posts DHL Group United Parcel Service Inc FedEx Corp and other freight forwarders fell sharply in February sending a warning on global trade a key barometer for the world economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/economy-trade-delivery/shipping-data-signals-weakness-in-global-economy-idUSL1N21F1TR2019-04-03
WASHINGTON New orders for key U.S.made capital goods slipped in February and shipments were unchanged but data for January was revised slightly higher which could support views that the manufacturing sector was stabilizing PositiveWASHINGTON New orders for key U.S.made capital goods slipped in February and shipments were unchanged but data for January was revised slightly higher which could support views that the manufacturing sector was stabilizing http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-manufacturing-sector-stabilizing-challenges-remain-idUSKCN1RE18Y2019-04-03
Economists polled by Reuters had forecast core capital goods orders unchanged in February NeutralWASHINGTON New orders for key U.S.made capital goods slipped in February and shipments were unchanged but data for January was revised slightly higher which could support views that the manufacturing sector was stabilizing http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-manufacturing-sector-stabilizing-challenges-remain-idUSKCN1RE18Y2019-04-03
The latest reading comes after the sector posted its strongest pace of growth in 13 months in February PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos manufacturing sector contracted in March for the third time in five months underscoring a deterioration in business conditions across the sector and paring back optimism the Mexican economy can pick up steam a survey showed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-pmi/mexican-manufacturing-contracts-for-third-month-in-five-pmi-idUSKCN1RD2PG2019-04-02
42 billion a year ago although that was up more than a third from Februarys surplus of NeutralBRASILIA Brazil posted a trade surplus of http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-trade/brazil-trade-surplus-narrows-to-4-99-billion-in-march-as-imports-rise-idUSKCN1RD32S2019-04-02
One treatment center that closed in February after being torched by unknown assailants reopened last week NegativeGENEVA Democratic Republic of Congos Ebola outbreak is spreading at its fastest rate yet eight months after it was first detected the World Health Organization said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ebola-outbreak-spreading-faster-than-ever-who-idUSKCN1RD2TV2019-04-02
U.S. manufacturing numbers also came in betterthanexpected in March helping investors overlook soft retail sales data for February NegativeNEW YORK Oil climbed about 2 percent to new 2019 highs on Monday with Brent crude touching a barrel after positive signs for the global economy and tighter supplies drove both benchmarks largest firstquarter gains in nearly a decade http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-to-2019-highs-as-demand-outlook-improves-idUSKCN1RD1182019-04-02
WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in February but a rebound in factory activity in March and strong increase in construction spending offered hope the economy was not slowing as sharply as previously feared PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in February but a rebound in factory activity in March and strong increase in construction spending offered hope the economy was not slowing as sharply as previously feared http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/mixed-data-offer-glimmers-of-hope-for-slowing-u-s-economy-idUSKCN1RD2CK2019-04-02
U.S. manufacturing numbers for March were also better than expected helping investors overlook soft retail sales data for February PositiveNEW YORK U.S. stocks rallied on Monday starting off the second quarter on a strong note as upbeat manufacturing numbers from China and the United States eased worries about slowing global growth http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-rallies-on-upbeat-china-u-s-manufacturing-data-idUSKCN1RD26R2019-04-02
That was enough to overshadow an unexpected drop in February retail sales Negativewith close of European http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-manufacturing-rebound-trade-hopes-lift-stocks-idUSL1N21J0YK2019-04-02
The home is run by Omega which Korian bought in February this year PositiveLHERM France Shares in social healthcare provider Korian tumbled on Monday after five elderly residents in a care home it owns in southwestern France died from suspected contaminated food http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-france-health-korian/korian-shares-slump-after-food-poisoning-deaths-in-french-nursing-home-idUSKCN1RD1V82019-04-02
Korians share price tumbled as much as 9 percent its sharpest daily fall since February 2018 before recovering some losses to trade at 33 NegativeLHERM France Shares in social healthcare provider Korian tumbled on Monday after five elderly residents in a care home it owns in southwestern France died from suspected contaminated food http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-france-health-korian/korian-shares-slump-after-food-poisoning-deaths-in-french-nursing-home-idUSKCN1RD1V82019-04-02
Samsung Electronics is still the most desired workplace for graduates as of 2019 a survey of 1040 job seekers by Saramin a job portal showed in February NeutralSEOUL Yoon Changhyuns parents told him to get his sanity checked when he quit his secure job as a researcher at Samsung Electronics Co in 2015 to start his own YouTube channel http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-southkorea-jobs-youtube-feature/south-koreas-burned-out-millennials-choose-youtube-over-samsung-idUSKCN1RC0YC2019-04-01
The center run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the district of Katwa was set on fire on Feb NegativeAn Ebola treatment center located at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was attacked last month the countrys health ministry said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-ebola-violence/ebola-treatment-center-in-congo-reopens-after-attack-idUSKCN1RB0PI2019-03-31
Another MSF center in Butembo was also attacked in late February but reopened a week later NegativeAn Ebola treatment center located at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was attacked last month the countrys health ministry said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-ebola-violence/ebola-treatment-center-in-congo-reopens-after-attack-idUSKCN1RB0PI2019-03-31
3 in February well above the 50point mark that separates growth from contraction NeutralBEIJING Growth in Chinas services industry quickened in March an official survey showed on Sunday offering some respite for a slowing economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pmi-services-official/chinas-services-activity-quickens-in-march-official-pmi-idUSKCN1RC01J2019-03-31
The composite PMI which covers both manufacturing and services activity edged up to 54 from Februarys 52 NeutralBEIJING Growth in Chinas services industry quickened in March an official survey showed on Sunday offering some respite for a slowing economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pmi-services-official/chinas-services-activity-quickens-in-march-official-pmi-idUSKCN1RC01J2019-03-31
NEW YORK Wall Street will be watching next weeks economic data with a laser focus after a dismal February jobs report and recessionary warning signals from U.S. Treasury yields NegativeNEW YORK Wall Street will be watching next weeks economic data with a laser focus after a dismal February jobs report and recessionary warning signals from U.S. Treasury yields http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks-weekahead/u-s-investors-seek-comfort-in-flood-of-data-idUSKCN1RA1ZU2019-03-31
Trump and ORourke held dueling rallies in February in El Paso which is already divided from Mexico by steel fencing NegativeEL PASO Texas Democratic presidential candidate Beto ORourke held a major rally in El Paso Texas on Saturday a city thrust to the center of Americas immigration debate by President Donald Trump and the U.S government this week http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-orourke/orourke-holds-rally-near-mexican-border-that-trump-threatens-to-shut-idUSKCN1RB08P2019-03-31
WASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending barely rose in January and income increased modestly in February suggesting the economy was fast losing momentum after growth slowed in the fourth quarter NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending barely rose in January and income increased modestly in February suggesting the economy was fast losing momentum after growth slowed in the fourth quarter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-spending/u-s-consumer-spending-soft-inflation-benign-as-economy-slows-idUSKCN1RA1EK2019-03-30
WASHINGTON March 29 Sales of new U.S. singlefamily homes increased to an 11month high in February and sales for January were revised higher suggesting that lower mortgage rates were starting to lift the struggling housing market NegativeWASHINGTON March 29 Sales of new U.S. singlefamily homes increased to an 11month high in February and sales for January were revised higher suggesting that lower mortgage rates were starting to lift the struggling housing market http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-housing/u-s-new-home-sales-rise-to-11-month-high-in-february-idUSKCN1RA1NH2019-03-30
Lebanon had no president for two years from 201416 and had a caretaker government for nine months until February this year because of political squabbling over cabinet appointments NegativeBEIRUT Lebanons electricity crisis has pushed it to the brink of financial ruin as power cuts hobble the economy and subsidies have racked up one of the worlds largest public debt burdens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-electricity/fixing-lebanons-ruinous-electricity-crisis-idUSKCN1RA24Z2019-03-30
By the end of February total reserve assets had fallen back to NegativeLONDON U.S. President Donald Trump and the Saudi government have closely aligned views on most issues but they disagree significantly on the desirable level for oil prices which could become a source of volatility in http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-prices-kemp/trump-and-saudi-arabia-at-odds-over-oil-prices-kemp-idUSKCN1RA1QA2019-03-30
Protests by residents of Fuerabamba had already blocked MMG from transporting copper on a road in the neighboring region of Cusco since early February halting its exports NegativeCHALLHUAHUACHO Peruvian police released an indigenous leader from jail on Friday after hundreds of protesters in a remote Andean region demanded his freedom by cutting off access to a huge Chinese copper mine http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-peru-copper-mmg-ltd/peru-declares-state-of-emergency-near-china-owned-mine-as-protests-mount-idUSKCN1RA2FB2019-03-30
I have to prepare myself to say goodbye and go Varda told a news conference in Berlin in February NeutralPARIS Agnes Varda the Belgianborn grande dame of French cinema and an influential force behind the New Wave movement died at her home in Paris on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-varda/agnes-varda-grande-dame-of-french-cinema-dies-aged-90-idUSKCN1RA1762019-03-30
The California man father of a Yale applicant was Morrie Tobin who pleaded guilty on Feb NegativeBOSTON The former head coach of womens soccer at Yale University admitted on Thursday that he accepted bribes to help parents get their children into the Ivy League school becoming the third person to plead guilty in the U.S. college admissions scandal http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-education-cheating/ex-coach-of-yale-womens-soccer-pleads-guilty-in-admissions-scandal-idUSKCN1R91242019-03-29
Amoroso in February had launched an audit of Guaido for alleged lies in his personal financial disclosures and receiving funds from unauthorized sources NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas opposition leader Juan Guaido will be barred from public office for 15 years the government comptroller said on Thursday as it seeks to crack down on the U.S.backed rival to President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-blocks-guaido-from-office-as-the-opposition-scoffs-idUSKCN1R91NY2019-03-29
Through February the companys U.S. minivan sales have fallen by about 25 percent NegativeFiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Thursday it will eliminate one shift at its Windsor Ontario assembly plant where it builds minivans resulting in the loss of 1500 jobs http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-fiat-chrysler-canada-layoffs/fiat-chrysler-to-cut-shift-1500-jobs-at-canadian-minivan-plant-idUSKCN1R92RB2019-03-29
TIM Chief Executive Luigi Gubitosi said in February all options on the network would be evaluated NeutralMILAN Italy is pushing to create a single ultrafast broadband operator by merging Telecom Italias copper and fiber network with smaller rival Open Fiber to avoid duplicating investments and narrow the digital divide with Europe http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-telecomitalia-agm-network-explainer/explainer-telecom-italia-at-crossroads-over-networks-future-idUSKCN1R920V2019-03-29
The undated EASA certification document available online was issued in February 2016 an agency spokesman said PositiveSINGAPORE U.S. and European regulators knew at least two years before a Lion Air crash that the usual method for controlling the Boeing 737 MAXs nose angle might not work in conditions similar to those in two recent disasters a document shows http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-regulator-insight/regulators-knew-before-crashes-that-737-max-trim-control-was-confusing-in-some-conditions-document-idUSKCN1RA0DP2019-03-29
ET is expected to show new home sales having grown to 620000 units in February up from 607000 units in January PositiveU.S. stock index futures rose on Friday the last trading day of the quarter as the latest round of U.S.China trade talks ended on a positive note and investors awaited inflation data http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/futures-higher-on-trade-optimism-inflation-data-awaited-idUSKCN1RA1B32019-03-29
Her latest film Varda by was presented in February at the Berlin Film Festival and received the honorary Berlinale Camera award PositivePARIS Belgianborn film director Agnes Varda died at her home in Paris aged 90 on Friday her film production company CineTamaris said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-varda/agnes-varda-the-grande-dame-of-french-cinema-dies-aged-90-idUSKCN1RA1762019-03-29
The Senate Banking Committee approved Calabrias nomination in February and he is awaiting full Senate confirmation PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Wednesday directing federal agencies to develop a plan to overhaul the U.S. housing finance system the White House said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-whitehouse-housing/trump-requests-reform-plans-for-fannie-mae-freddie-mac-idUSKCN1R81JS2019-03-28
SAO PAULO Brazils 201819 soybean crop will total just above 114 million tonnes as the return of rains in February helped stem losses caused by a drought earlier in the season a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday PositiveSAO PAULO Brazils 201819 soybean crop will total just above 114 million tonnes as the return of rains in February helped stem losses caused by a drought earlier in the season a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-grains/brazil-soybean-crop-seen-at-114-24-million-tonnes-as-drought-eases-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1R82F42019-03-28
Scout24 in February agreed to be acquired by buyout groups Hellman Friedman and Blackstone PositiveBERLIN German usedcar dealing platform Auto1 said it could seek a public offering in future but a 2018 cash infusion from Japans Softbank means it has no immediate need for extra funding of its European growth plans http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-auto1-ipo/auto1-may-consider-ipo-in-future-but-no-need-for-cash-now-ceo-idUSKCN1R81C32019-03-28
SVT said the DFS had written to Swedbank on Feb NeutralSTOCKHOLM Swedens Economic Crime Authority widened its Swedbank investigation to include suspected fraud following a raid on Wednesday on the Swedish banks headquarters in an inquiry into its handling of money laundering allegations http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-moneylaundering-swedbank/swedish-authorities-widen-swedbank-inquiry-to-include-suspected-fraud-idUSKCN1R82A52019-03-28
A number of end markets continue to be in particular the trend of declining vehicle sales in China has accelerated in February causing dealer inventories to increase Infineon said NegativeFRANKFURT German chipmaker Infineon cut its 2019 revenue forecast on Wednesday for the second time in as many months pointing to a weakening Chinese car market the worlds largest which it supplies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-infineon-technol-outlook/infineon-cuts-sales-forecast-again-on-weak-china-car-market-idUSKCN1R81IQ2019-03-28
The Shenzhenbased carmaker flagged in February that its net profit for 2018 would likely fall 31 percent on intensifying competition in the worlds biggest auto market NegativeBEIJING Carmaker BYD Co Ltd which is backed by U.S. investor Warren Buffett said on Wednesday reported a 31 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-byd-results/chinese-electric-carmaker-byd-predicts-sharp-rise-in-profit-idUSKCN1R81LE2019-03-28
Cardi B who won her first Grammy Award in February has previously spoken about working as a stripper for several years from the age of 19 PositiveLOS ANGELES Rapper Cardi B has admitted to drugging and robbing men while working as a stripper but defended her past actions saying she had limited options at the time and vowed to be a better in the future http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cardib/cardi-b-vows-to-be-a-better-me-after-defense-of-past-crimes-idUSKCN1R820M2019-03-28
Chinas agriculture ministry said earlier this month that the national pig herd in February had fallen 16 NegativeBEIJING Stocks of breeding pigs in a major Chinese hog producing region plunged 41 percent in the seven months to February provincial authorities said underlining fears about a hit to pork supplies from an epidemic of deadly African swine fever http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever-shandong-pigs/sow-herd-falls-41-percent-in-major-china-hog-region-on-disease-outbreak-idUSKCN1R90GH2019-03-28
Originally set to begin on Feb NeutralKUALA LUMPUR The corruption trial of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak on charges linked to a multibilliondollar scandal at state fund 1MDB will start next week after a delay of nearly two months his lawyer said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malaysia-politics-najib-court/malaysia-to-begin-delayed-graft-trial-of-former-pm-najib-next-week-idUSKCN1R90YS2019-03-28
The central bank data does not include February NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexican state oil company Pemex imported crude oil in February despite the new presidents sharp criticism of the previous governments authorization of foreign oil shipments official data showed on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-pemex/pemex-imports-crude-in-february-despite-presidents-aversion-idUSKCN1R80462019-03-27
A tweet in February by Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar a freshman legislator from Minnesota was widely seen as echoing an antiSemitic slur that Jews influence governments through money NegativeTEL AVIV Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said its not about the as he hit back on Tuesday against any suggestion that U.S. politicians are paid to support Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-aipac-netanyahu/its-not-about-the-benjamins-netanyahu-says-of-u-s-support-for-israel-idUSKCN1R71VR2019-03-27
The data combines figures for January and February to smooth out distortions caused by the weeklong Chinas Lunar New Year PositiveBEIJING Chinas industrial firms posted their worst slump in profits since late 2011 in the first two months of this year data showed on Wednesday as increasing strains on the economy in the face of slowing demand at home and abroad took a toll on businesses http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-industrial-profits/chinas-industrial-profits-shrink-most-since-late-2011-as-economy-cools-idUSKCN1R804O2019-03-27
Zhu said the timing of Lunar New Year holidays that fell in early February also had a bigger negative impact on business operations this year than in 2018 NegativeBEIJING Chinas industrial firms posted their worst slump in profits since late 2011 in the first two months of this year data showed on Wednesday as increasing strains on the economy in the face of slowing demand at home and abroad took a toll on businesses http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-industrial-profits/chinas-industrial-profits-shrink-most-since-late-2011-as-economy-cools-idUSKCN1R804O2019-03-27
ISTAT releases March consumer and business confidence data and February nonEU foreign trade data PositiveMILAN March 27 The following factors could affect Italian markets on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-march-27/italy-factors-to-watch-on-march-27-idUSL8N21D4SD2019-03-27
On Tuesday investor sentiment was tested again by weak U.S. consumer confidence numbers for March as well as housing data that showed U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in February NegativeMothers market soars helped by AnGes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-drops-as-ex-dividend-stocks-weigh-automakers-banks-down-idUSL3N21E1HZ2019-03-27
Europes Airbus is already redesigning its C295 military transport plane to strip out Germanbuilt components company sources said in February NegativeBERLIN Germanys unpredictable arms export policies and long wait times for export licenses threaten the future of big FrancoGerman projects to develop new tanks combat jets and drones Frances ambassador to Germany said in an essay published late Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-france-arms/unpredictable-german-export-policies-threaten-arms-projects-with-france-french-envoy-idUSKCN1R62MA2019-03-26
Lighthizer told lawmakers in late February that ChineseAmerican business people in particular have urged him to hang in the talks and not to sell out for soybeans NegativeU.S. President Donald Trumps bluntforce use of tariffs in pursuing his America trade agenda has angered many from company executives to allied governments and members of both parties of Congress http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump-analysis/trump-push-for-china-trade-reform-draws-wide-support-at-home-abroad-idUSKCN1R60D52019-03-26
Maduro on Wednesday said Russia would send medicine next to Venezuela without describing how it would arrive adding that Moscow in February had sent some 300 tonnes of humanitarian aid PositiveCARACAS Two Russian air force planes landed at Venezuelas main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops according to media reports amid strengthening ties between Caracas and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/russian-air-force-planes-land-in-venezuela-carrying-troops-reports-idUSKCN1R50NB2019-03-25
The one million estimate would make it Londons second biggest demonstration after a rally against the Iraq War in February 2003 which organisers said close to 2 million people attended PositiveLONDON Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britains withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa Mays premiership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-march/hundreds-of-thousands-march-in-london-to-demand-new-brexit-referendum-idUSKCN1R40C62019-03-24
British singer Jess Glyne made headlines in February when she took off her makeup during a Brit Awards performance while singing a song about not wanting to wear makeup PositiveBritish singer Jess Glyne made headlines in February when she took off her makeup during a Brit Awards performance while singing a song about not wanting to wear makeup http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-women-makeup-trend/does-nomakeup-trend-help-women-or-is-it-bare-faced-cheek-idUSKCN1R305X2019-03-24
University student Yim Jisu helped spark a debate in February about daily sexism in beautyobsessed South Korea by ditching her makeup and shaving her hair into a buzz cut PositiveBritish singer Jess Glyne made headlines in February when she took off her makeup during a Brit Awards performance while singing a song about not wanting to wear makeup http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-women-makeup-trend/does-nomakeup-trend-help-women-or-is-it-bare-faced-cheek-idUSKCN1R305X2019-03-24
Corallo who was briefly a spokesman for Trumps legal team was interviewed by Muellers team in February 2018 PositiveWASHINGTON When members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election have arrived for work each day they have placed their mobile phones in a locker outside of their office suite before entering http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-secrecy/turn-in-your-smartphones-how-mueller-kept-a-lid-on-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R31952019-03-23
The development is another headache for Trudeau who has been under pressure since February in a political crisis that threatens his chances of reelection in October NegativeCanada is optimistic it can make progress this year in talks to persuade China to allow imports of Canadian canola seed to resume Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday even as tensions between Ottawa and Beijing reach new highs http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-canada/canada-optimistic-about-making-progress-to-end-china-canola-ban-pm-idUSKCN1R31U62019-03-23
The company in February had named former CEO of drugmaker Celgene Robert Hugin as a director saying the appointment reflected its commitment to active board PositiveAllergan Plc plans to elect an independent board chairman starting with the next leadership transition the Botox maker said on Friday as the drugmaker responds to calls from hedge fund Appaloosa LP to separate the roles of chairman and chief executive officer http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-allergan-appaloosa/allergan-promises-independent-board-chair-in-next-leadership-change-idUSKCN1R32UW2019-03-23
The fiscal situation has deteriorated following a large tax cut enacted in 2018 with the government running nearly trillion into the red during the 12 months through February NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in March a troubling sign for the economy although the housing market showed signs lower interest rates were giving it a boost http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/in-foreboding-sign-for-u-s-economy-factory-sector-softens-idUSKCN1R31Q62019-03-23
U.S. companies borrowing to spend on capital investments fell 24 percent in February from a year earlier the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said on Friday NegativeU.S. companies borrowing to spend on capital investments fell 24 percent in February from a year earlier the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-economy-elfa/u-s-business-borrowing-for-equipment-falls-24-percent-in-february-elfa-idUSKCN1R32GW2019-03-23
With the Fed holding interest rates unchanged these and other economic data bear monitoring in the coming months to better understand the dip in equipment financing volume for February PositiveU.S. companies borrowing to spend on capital investments fell 24 percent in February from a year earlier the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-economy-elfa/u-s-business-borrowing-for-equipment-falls-24-percent-in-february-elfa-idUSKCN1R32GW2019-03-23
Immigration attorneys and activists said they feared the move would put further strain on the resources of Ciudad Juarez where a surge of migrants arrived in February PositiveSAN PASO A U.S. judge on Wednesday questioned how the government would be able to properly attend to Central American asylum seekers forced to live in Mexico while their claims are processed on the same day the government expanded the program to El Paso http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-asylum-mexico/for-asylum-seekers-in-mexico-u-s-judge-asks-how-does-the-court-serve-them-idUSKCN1R20AN2019-03-22
Guaido traveled around South America in February to drum up diplomatic support defying a travel ban imposed by the progovernment Supreme Court NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Thursday intelligence agents had detained his chief of staff during a predawn raid a move by President Nicolas Maduro that the Trump administration said would not go unanswered http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-detains-top-aide-to-guaido-in-move-u-s-calls-big-mistake-idUSKCN1R20WT2019-03-22
In February Houston based Marathon Oil Corp said it would exit the United Kingdoms North Sea oilfields deciding to focus on the United States instead NegativeMurphy Oil Corp said on Thursday it is exiting Malaysia with the http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-murphy-oil-malaysia-pttep/murphy-oil-exits-malaysia-with-2-13-billion-asset-sale-to-focus-on-north-america-idUSKCN1R216S2019-03-22
Sunrise announced the deal in February the latest retreat from Europe by telecoms tycoon John Malone who has been trimming Liberty Globals assets in Germany and Austria NegativeZURICH Sunrise Communications believes it can win shareholder backing to raise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sunrise-liberty-global/sunrise-confident-shareholders-will-back-6-3-billion-liberty-global-deal-idUSKCN1R21752019-03-22
70 its largest drop since February 2005 when they fell nearly 43 percent to close at NegativeBiogen Inc and partner Eisai Co Ltd are ending two latestage trials of their experimental Alzheimers disease drug aducanumab a major setback in the quest to find a treatment for the mindwasting disease and a blow to Biogen which lost more than billion of its value on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-biogen-alzheimers/biogen-scraps-two-alzheimer-drug-trials-wipes-18-billion-from-market-value-idUSKCN1R213G2019-03-22
Petrus in February had called for alternatives to Medcos buyout offer and asked the company to put Petrusbacked directors in charge of overseeing the proposed changes PositiveLondonlisted Ophir Energy Plc said on Wednesday it agreed to be bought by Indonesian oil and gas group Medco for a sweetened cash bid of 408 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ophir-m-a-medco-energi/ophir-agrees-to-be-bought-by-indonesias-medco-in-a-sweetened-bid-idUSKCN1R12WB2019-03-21
Feb 5 2014 Google improves its concessions related to online search PositiveBRUSSELS Google was hit with a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-google/googles-decade-long-antitrust-battle-in-europe-idUSKCN1R125E2019-03-21
Qatarbased payTV broadcaster beIN Sports said in February it had not renewed its contract as a result of broadcast piracy in the region NegativeLONDON Formula One will be broadcast live and freetoair in the Middle East and North Africa under a new fiveyear deal with MBC Group the sport announced on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-motor-f1-meast-mbc/motor-racing-f1-goes-free-to-air-in-middle-east-under-new-mbc-deal-idUSKCN1R12IG2019-03-21
The monthly economic report for March was a downgrade from February when the Cabinet Office simply said the economy is in gradual recovery NegativeTOKYO Japans government downgraded its assessment of the economy in March for the first time in three years blaming a bruising U.S.China trade war for slumping exports and industrial output http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-economy-report/japan-government-downgrades-economy-view-as-u-s-china-trade-war-bites-idUSKCN1R10SD2019-03-21
Bayer shares were on track for their worst day since Feb 2003 erasing about 7 Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-stocks-dip-after-5-day-rally-bayer-fall-weighs-on-dax-idUSL8N2172TJ2019-03-21
A February poll by Emerson College found every Democratic hopeful outperformed Trump in a hypothetical general election matchup except when a thirdparty candidacy was added to the equation PositiveHEMINGWAY S.C. In the most polarized political environment in decades Democratic voters want to know how their eventual nominee will match up against President Donald Trump in the November 2020 general election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-democrats/in-early-campaigning-2020-democrats-try-out-tactics-for-taking-on-trump-idUSKCN1R111X2019-03-21
Since pleading guilty Cohen has publicly turned on Trump telling the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Feb NegativeYORK U.S. investigators sought warrants to read Michael Cohens emails in July 2017 nine months before the FBI raided the home and office of President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer according to documents made public on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-cohen/u-s-investigators-sought-ex-trump-lawyer-cohens-emails-months-before-raids-idUSKCN1R01S02019-03-21
Public confirmation of disease is the governments Sun told Reuters at his company headquarters in Xushui in late February NegativeBAODING China When pigs on the Xinda Husbandry Co http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-swinefever-reporting-insight/piles-of-pigs-swine-fever-outbreaks-go-unreported-in-rural-china-idUSKCN1R10VQ2019-03-21
But wealthy Shandong province northern Chinas biggest producer of hogs has only confirmed one case of the disease on Feb NegativeBAODING China When pigs on the Xinda Husbandry Co http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-swinefever-reporting-insight/piles-of-pigs-swine-fever-outbreaks-go-unreported-in-rural-china-idUSKCN1R10VQ2019-03-21
The agriculture ministry said last week the pig herd in February had dropped 16 NeutralBAODING China When pigs on the Xinda Husbandry Co http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-swinefever-reporting-insight/piles-of-pigs-swine-fever-outbreaks-go-unreported-in-rural-china-idUSKCN1R10VQ2019-03-21
In February 2017 Bercow said he was strongly to U.S. President Donald Trump addressing parliament during a planned state visit to Britain PositiveLONDON The speaker of Britains House of Commons threw Prime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit plans into further turmoil this week by ruling that she could not put her divorce deal to a new vote unless it was resubmitted in fundamentally different form http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-bercow-factbox/what-does-the-speaker-of-britains-parliament-do-and-who-is-john-bercow-idUSKCN1R026J2019-03-20
Trudeau has been on the defensive since Feb NegativeOTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeaus government seeking to move past a political crisis threatening its reelection lavished new spending on middleclass voters in its budget on Tuesday but the measures may be spread too thin to move the needle before Octobers vote http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-canada-budget/canada-offers-stimulus-budget-but-may-be-too-little-to-re-elect-trudeau-government-idUSKCN1R02KC2019-03-20
In February upon the launch of Xiaomis new flagship Mi 9 phone founder Lei Jun said the device would be the companys last such handset priced at under 3000 yuan NeutralSHANGHAI Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp beat quarterly profit estimates as it dominated the fastgrowing Indian market and sold more expensive handsets in Western Europe but shares slid as revenue fell short of expectations http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-xiaomi-results/xiaomi-weathers-china-smartphone-slowdown-but-growth-worries-hit-shares-idUSKCN1R019H2019-03-20
This weeks meeting of the central banks policysetting committee will be the first presided over by new central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto who succeeded Ilan Goldfajn on Feb PositiveBRASILIA Brazils central bank will keep its main interest rate on hold at 6 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-rates/brazil-central-bank-to-keep-rates-on-hold-in-new-chiefs-debut-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1QZ2662019-03-19
A makeshift school staffed with Rohingya volunteer teachers opened in February though the headteacher said they had no official permission to operate NegativeCOXS BAZAR Bangladesh Sixteenyearold Kefayat Ullah walked to his school in southern Bangladesh in late January as he had done most days for the previous six years to find that despite being one of the top students in his class he had been expelled http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-education/rohingya-lost-generation-struggle-to-study-in-bangladesh-camps-idUSKCN1QZ0EA2019-03-18
The storm is the worst to hit the country since Cyclone Eline in February 2000 which devastated eastern and southern Zimbabwe NegativeHARARE Cyclone Idai has killed at least 64 people in eastern Zimbabwe and destroyed homes bridges and roads making rescue efforts difficult a government minister said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-cyclone/zimbabwe-death-toll-rises-to-64-after-cyclone-idai-pounds-country-idUSKCN1QY0TI2019-03-18
U.S. manufacturing output fell for a second straight month in February in a sign that the worlds biggest economy has been slowing down in the first quarter NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices dipped on Monday amid concerns that an economic downturn may dent fuel consumption but crude markets remain broadly supported by supply cuts led by producer group OPEC and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-slips-on-economic-slowdown-but-opec-led-cuts-still-support-idUSKCN1QZ01X2019-03-18
BEIJING China said on Friday it was willing to have more discussions with all parties concerned including India on blacklisting the head of Pakistanbased militant group JaisheMohammed which claimed responsibility for the attack on an Indian paramilitary convoy in disputed Kashmir in February PositiveBEIJING China said on Friday it was willing to have more discussions with all parties concerned including India on blacklisting the head of Pakistanbased militant group JaisheMohammed which claimed responsibility for the attack on an Indian paramilitary convoy in disputed Kashmir in February http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-kashmir-un-china/china-says-willing-to-hold-more-talks-with-india-on-blacklisting-kashmir-attacker-idUSKCN1QX0072019-03-18
Sources told Reuters in February that the central bank is not yet ready to cut benchmark interest rates to spur the slowing economy but is likely to cut marketbased rates NegativeBEIJING The Chinese government has additional monetary policy measures that it can take to support economic growth this year and will even cut its own to help finance largescale tax cuts Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-economy/chinas-premier-says-ready-to-use-more-policy-tools-to-help-economy-idUSKCN1QW09Y2019-03-18
TOKYO Japans exports fell for a third month in February in a sign of growing strain on the tradereliant economy suggesting the central bank might be forced to offer more stimulus eventually to temper the effects of slowing external demand and trade frictions NegativeTOKYO Japans exports fell for a third month in February in a sign of growing strain on the tradereliant economy suggesting the central bank might be forced to offer more stimulus eventually to temper the effects of slowing external demand and trade frictions http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-economy-trade/japans-exports-slump-again-on-weak-external-demand-puts-boj-on-notice-idUSKCN1QZ0252019-03-18
The market was unmoved by data showing Japans exports fell for a third month in February NegativeTOKYO March 18 Japanese government bonds were steady to slightly higher on Monday after U.S. Treasury yields dipped to 10week lows as a softerthanexpected data underpinned hopes that the U.S. central bank will hold rates steady http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-bonds/jgbs-steady-to-slightly-firmer-eyes-on-auction-fed-idUSL3N2151MG2019-03-18
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had urged his fellow Republicans to defeat the resolution rejecting the emergency declaration which was passed in February by the Democraticcontrolled U.S. House of Representatives NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday rebuked President Donald Trump by voting to end his border emergency declaration as 12 Republicans joined Democrats to deliver a second blow in as many days to the president who quickly pledged a veto http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-emergency/trump-vows-veto-after-bipartisan-senate-rebuke-on-wall-idUSKCN1QV1A82019-03-17
U.S. data showed manufacturing output fell for a second straight month in February and factory activity in New York state was weaker than expected this month NegativeNEW YORK U.S. stocks rose on Friday led by technology companies as a report on progress in U.S.China trade talks lifted sentiment pushing the 500 to its best week since November http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-gains-with-tech-sp-500-posts-best-week-since-november-idUSKCN1QW1HY2019-03-16
Novel products such as are harmful and addictive and could potentially undermine our tobacco control Health Secretary Preeti Sudan wrote in her letter dated Feb NegativeNEW DELHI Indias health ministry has called for Juul Labs Incs electronic cigarettes to be blocked from entering the country a letter seen by Reuters showed potentially dealing a blow to the U.S. companys plans to tap the South Asian market http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-juul-india-exclusive/exclusive-indias-health-ministry-calls-for-blocking-juuls-entry-into-country-document-idUSKCN1QW2552019-03-16
In February Indias federal drugs regulator told all states to ensure that ecigarettes were not sold or manufactured in their regions according to a circular seen by Reuters NegativeNEW DELHI Indias health ministry has called for Juul Labs Incs electronic cigarettes to be blocked from entering the country a letter seen by Reuters showed potentially dealing a blow to the U.S. companys plans to tap the South Asian market http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-juul-india-exclusive/exclusive-indias-health-ministry-calls-for-blocking-juuls-entry-into-country-document-idUSKCN1QW2552019-03-16
The Burkina Movement for Human and Peoples Rights said on Wednesday it had visited the sites of the February antimilitant operation and interviewed witnesses PositiveOUAGADOUGOU Burkina Fasos military has launched an investigation after a rights group accused the army of carrying out executions during a recent operation in which it said it had killed nearly 150 militants the government said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-burkina-security/burkina-army-investigating-claims-its-troops-carried-out-executions-idUSKCN1QV2EL2019-03-15
Bukele a political outsider who was elected in February as the Central American nations next president has questioned whether El Salvador should maintain diplomatic relations with China NegativeSAN SALVADOR China on Thursday rejected comments by Salvadoran Presidentelect Nayib Bukele who accused the Asian power of not playing by the rules and intervening in other nations affairs http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-el-salvador-diplomacy-china/responding-to-el-salvador-president-elect-china-denies-it-meddles-idUSKCN1QV3AI2019-03-15
Chinas own official factory survey which is seasonally adjusted showed manufacturing output contracted in February for the first time since January 2009 NegativeBEIJING Growth in Chinas industrial output fell to a 17year low in the first two months of the year and the jobless rate rose pointing to further weakness in the worlds secondbiggest economy that is likely to trigger more support measures from Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-activity/china-industrial-output-growth-falls-to-17-year-low-more-support-steps-expected-idUSKCN1QV0582019-03-15
Data last week showed exports tumbled the most in three years in February suggesting U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods and cooling global demand were taking a greater toll NegativeBEIJING Growth in Chinas industrial output fell to a 17year low in the first two months of the year and the jobless rate rose pointing to further weakness in the worlds secondbiggest economy that is likely to trigger more support measures from Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-activity/china-industrial-output-growth-falls-to-17-year-low-more-support-steps-expected-idUSKCN1QV0582019-03-15
Wells Fargo is currently prohibited from growing in size after the Federal Reserve issued an unprecedented asset cap on it in February citing widespread consumer abuses and compliance breakdowns PositiveWells Fargo Co gave Chief Executive Tim Sloan a 5 percent pay raise for 2018 the bank said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-wells-fargo-compensation/wells-fargo-ceo-gets-5-percent-pay-raise-idUSKCN1QU35D2019-03-15
The commision has ruled FCA can pursue its intellectual property claims against the Roxor but on Feb NeutralAUBURN HILLS Mich http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-autos-mahindra/mahindra-takes-second-crack-at-u-s-auto-market-with-india-tough-off-roader-idUSKCN1QV1H02019-03-15
WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week suggesting the labor market was slowing but probably not to the extent implied by a nearstall in job growth in February PositiveWASHINGTON The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week suggesting the labor market was slowing but probably not to the extent implied by a nearstall in job growth in February http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-data-underscores-slowing-growth-muted-inflation-idUSKCN1QV1RH2019-03-15
The billion Pimco Income Fund which Ivascyn oversees with Alfred Murata posted inflows in January and February totaling roughly billion according to Morningstar data PositiveThe U.S. Federal Reserve could announce plans to stop shrinking its bond stockpile as early as next week and as late as June Pacific Investment Management Co which oversees more than http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-funds-pimco/fed-could-soon-announce-plan-to-stop-shrinking-balance-sheet-pimco-idUSKCN1QV2WB2019-03-15
Property investment in China rises in JanFeb period PositiveChina industrial output growth hits a 17year low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-market-stocks-currencies-dip-after-mixed-china-data-idUSL8N2112EH2019-03-15
Canadas biggest securities regulator the Ontario Securities Commission said in February it was looking into the platform given the potential harm to Ontario NegativeCanadian regulators are looking to create new rules for crypto trading platforms months after the death of the founder of digital platform Quadriga CX that led to about million in frozen cryptocurrencies http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-canada-crypto/canada-mulls-setting-rules-for-crypto-platforms-idUSKCN1QV2OE2019-03-15
The online poll of 2936 people was conducted Feb NeutralGEORGE S.C. After launching his 2020 presidential bid last week John Hickenlooper took a different stance on establishing a government health insurance program than many of his Democratic competitors http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-medicare/democrats-support-expanding-medicare-with-some-caveats-that-could-matter-to-voters-idUSKBN1QU1892019-03-14
Cohen has met with congressional committees four times since being sentenced including a televised Feb NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohens testimony to Congress regarding any potential pardon for his crimes could have been but he never personally asked the president for such a reprieve Cohens lawyer said http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/trumps-ex-lawyer-cohen-says-testimony-could-have-been-clearer-lawyer-idUSKBN1QU1VH2019-03-14
A company presentation published in late February showed Traton had 2 NeutralBERLIN Volkswagen said on Wednesday it would halt preparations for an initial public offering of its trucks unit Traton until market conditions improve stalling what was expected to be Germanys biggest share offering this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-volkswagen-traton-ipo/vw-halts-truck-unit-ipo-until-market-conditions-improve-idUSKBN1QU25N2019-03-14
Tuesdays softerthanexpected U.S. February inflation data and falling U.S. government bond yields have dented dollar demand analysts said NegativeAussie slips 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-aussie-sent-lower-again-on-economy-concerns-idUSL8N2103D32019-03-14
SHANGHAI Smartphone shipments to China in February fell to their lowest in six years market data indicated as consumers continued to put off handset purchases amid a slowing economy NegativeSHANGHAI Smartphone shipments to China in February fell to their lowest in six years market data indicated as consumers continued to put off handset purchases amid a slowing economy http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-smartphones-sales/smartphone-shipments-to-china-hit-six-year-low-in-february-market-data-idUSKBN1QU1CO2019-03-14
That is the lowest since February 2013 when shipments to the China totaled 20 NegativeSHANGHAI Smartphone shipments to China in February fell to their lowest in six years market data indicated as consumers continued to put off handset purchases amid a slowing economy http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-smartphones-sales/smartphone-shipments-to-china-hit-six-year-low-in-february-market-data-idUSKBN1QU1CO2019-03-14
The remains are believed to be from a B25G aircraft with seven crew members onboard that crashed in February 1944 in Myanmars northwestern Sagain region U.S. officials said NegativeMANDALAY The United States on Tuesday retrieved the possible remains of service members who went missing in Myanmar during the Second World War marking the first such mission to Myanmar carried out by U.S. military aircraft American officials said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-usa-repatriation/u-s-military-retrieves-possible-world-war-two-remains-from-myanmar-idUSKBN1QT23F2019-03-13
Ning also noted that overall new orders in Februarys official factory survey had rebounded back into positive territory and a gauge of consumer confidence rose that month PositiveBEIJING Chinas top statistics official on Tuesday sought to allay concerns over the health of the worlds secondlargest economy and defended the integrity of its data http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-data/china-seeks-to-ease-concerns-over-economy-data-accuracy-idUSKBN1QT0RK2019-03-13
Smith Nephew no stranger to talks had highlighted its push to expand its offerings through deals during an earnings call in February NeutralSmith Nephew Plc said on Tuesday it would buy U.S.based regenerative medicine maker Osiris Therapeutics for million as the British medical products maker looks to bulk up in an area that is quickly growing http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-osiris-therapeutics-m-a-smith-nephew/britains-smith-nephew-to-buy-osiris-in-regenerative-products-push-idUSKBN1QT1RJ2019-03-13
In February a Malaysian court ruled for Ng to be extradited to the United States but first wanted to complete the Malaysian case against him NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve said on Tuesday it had sanctioned two former Goldman Sachs Group Inc bankers for their roles in a moneylaundering scandal involving 1Malaysia Development Berhad Malaysias stateowned investment fund http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-usa-fed-1mdb-goldman/fed-sanctions-former-goldman-sachs-bankers-over-1mdb-money-laundering-scandal-idUSKBN1QT1VG2019-03-13
NEW YORK March 12 World stock markets broadly climbed on Tuesday along with U.S. shares after data showed only a modest rise in core inflation in February backing expectations the Federal Reserve will hold off from interest rate increases this year PositiveBritish PM fails to win over her party before Brexit vote http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-tame-u-s-inflation-data-helps-stocks-hurts-dollar-idUSL8N20Z4O62019-03-13
U.S. consumer prices rose for the first time in four months in February but the pace of the increase was modest resulting in the smallest annual gain in nearly years PositiveBritish PM fails to win over her party before Brexit vote http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-tame-u-s-inflation-data-helps-stocks-hurts-dollar-idUSL8N20Z4O62019-03-13
In a statement after the February media report YG Entertainment said it was false NegativeSEOUL A member of South Korean Kpop band Big Bang who uses the stage name Seungri will leave the entertainment industry after his alleged sex bribery case swept the country he said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southkorea-yg-entertainment/k-pop-big-bang-member-says-to-retire-after-alleged-sex-bribery-case-goes-viral-idUSKBN1QS0CQ2019-03-13
If our forecast proves right then 12month inflation in February PositiveBRASILIA Consumer prices in Brazil likely inched higher in February for the second month in a row according to a Reuters poll of economists but still ran comfortably below the central banks 2019 inflation target of 4 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-inflation/brazil-inflation-creeps-up-but-still-in-central-banks-comfort-zone-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1QS2FL2019-03-12
Economists say seasonal factors pushed the price of foodstuffs higher in February with tuition fees and other education costs the biggest driver behind the overall rise PositiveBRASILIA Consumer prices in Brazil likely inched higher in February for the second month in a row according to a Reuters poll of economists but still ran comfortably below the central banks 2019 inflation target of 4 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-inflation/brazil-inflation-creeps-up-but-still-in-central-banks-comfort-zone-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1QS2FL2019-03-12
Industry executives also said Chinas car sales in January and February tend to be affected by the Lunar New Year holiday around which consumers often hold off on carbuying decisions NeutralBEIJING Chinas automobile sales fell 13 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-autos/china-auto-sales-fall-14-percent-in-february-mark-eighth-month-of-decline-idUSKBN1QS0KT2019-03-11
OSLO Budget carrier Norwegian Air which aims to turn around its lossmaking operation posted a smallerthanexpected rise in income per passenger in February its traffic report showed on Monday PositiveOSLO Budget carrier Norwegian Air which aims to turn around its lossmaking operation posted a smallerthanexpected rise in income per passenger in February its traffic report showed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-norwegian-air-traffic/norwegian-airs-income-per-passenger-rose-less-than-expected-in-february-idUSKBN1QS0NK2019-03-11
The railway operator improved punctuality in February to reach 80 percent board chairman Richard Lutz said in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Positiveshares prices for banks Deutsche Bahn Thomas http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/germany-stocks-factors/update-1-german-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-march-11-idUSL8N20Y15A2019-03-11
After Mejias lawyers complained attorneys were allowed to visit quarantined detainees on Feb NegativeChristian Mejia thought he had a shot at getting out of immigration detention in rural Louisiana after he found a lawyer to help him seek asylum http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-usa-immigration-outbreaks/mumps-other-outbreaks-force-u-s-detention-centers-to-quarantine-over-2000-migrants-idUSKBN1QR0EW2019-03-11
Following the February media report YG Entertainment said in a statement the report was false NeutralSEOUL A member of South Korean Kpop band Big Bang who goes by the stage name Seungri has been charged with providing prostitutes to foreign investors in his private club media reported on Sunday sending shares of his agency as much as 14 percent lower http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southkorea-yg-entertainment/k-pop-big-bang-member-booked-on-alleged-sex-bribery-company-shares-drop-idUSKBN1QS0CQ2019-03-11
The Gulfstream 4SP had not been tracked leaving Algeria since Algerian authorities announced in February that he would be traveling to the Swiss city for unspecified medical checks NeutralGENEVA The Algerian government plane that brought President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to Geneva for medical treatment last month left Algerian airspace and headed north early on Sunday flight radar applications showed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics-bouteflika-airplane/algerian-government-plane-heads-north-destination-unclear-idUSKBN1QR06Q2019-03-10
BEIJING Chinas central bank on Sunday pledged to further support the slowing economy by spurring loans and lowering borrowing costs following data that showed a sharp drop in Februarys bank lending due to seasonal factors PositiveBEIJING Chinas central bank on Sunday pledged to further support the slowing economy by spurring loans and lowering borrowing costs following data that showed a sharp drop in Februarys bank lending due to seasonal factors http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-pboc/china-central-bank-pledges-more-policy-support-as-bank-lending-slides-idUSKBN1QR06S2019-03-10
A pullback in Februarys tally had been widely expected as Chinese banks tend to frontload loans at the beginning of the year to get higherquality customers and win market share NeutralBEIJING Chinas central bank on Sunday pledged to further support the slowing economy by spurring loans and lowering borrowing costs following data that showed a sharp drop in Februarys bank lending due to seasonal factors http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-pboc/china-central-bank-pledges-more-policy-support-as-bank-lending-slides-idUSKBN1QR06S2019-03-10
BEIJING New bank loans in China fell sharply in February from a record the previous month but the drop was likely due to seasonal factors while policymakers continue to press lenders to help cashstrapped companies stay afloat NegativeBEIJING New bank loans in China fell sharply in February from a record the previous month but the drop was likely due to seasonal factors while policymakers continue to press lenders to help cashstrapped companies stay afloat http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-loans/china-feb-new-bank-loans-fall-but-policy-support-still-on-track-idUSKBN1QR01M2019-03-10
But Februarys tally was still 5 NeutralBEIJING New bank loans in China fell sharply in February from a record the previous month but the drop was likely due to seasonal factors while policymakers continue to press lenders to help cashstrapped companies stay afloat http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-loans/china-feb-new-bank-loans-fall-but-policy-support-still-on-track-idUSKBN1QR01M2019-03-10
Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted new yuan loans of 975 billion yuan in February NeutralBEIJING New bank loans in China fell sharply in February from a record the previous month but the drop was likely due to seasonal factors while policymakers continue to press lenders to help cashstrapped companies stay afloat http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-loans/china-feb-new-bank-loans-fall-but-policy-support-still-on-track-idUSKBN1QR01M2019-03-10
The ruling in February could provide a resolution to one of the kingdoms longestrunning debt sagas NegativeA Saudi court has approved an application by detained and indebted billionaire Maan alSanea and his company Saad to have their case resolved through the kingdoms new bankruptcy law the companys financial adviser and two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-saudi-debt-restructuring-exclusive/exclusive-saudi-court-approves-detained-tycoon-saneas-bankruptcy-filing-idUSKBN1QQ0AQ2019-03-10
Amazon abruptly scrapped plans in February to build a major outpost in the neighborhood that could have created 25000 jobs blaming opposition from local leaders NegativeNEW YORK Senator Elizabeth Warren vowed on Friday to break up Amazon Google and Facebook if elected U.S. president to promote competition in the technology sector http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-elizabethwarren-technology/wall-street-critic-warren-vows-to-break-up-amazon-facebook-google-idUSKCN1QP1M02019-03-10
NASA resumed talks with Russias space agency Roscosmos in February seeking two additional Soyuz seats for 2020 to maintain a U.S. presence on the space station PositiveCAPE CANAVERAL Fla http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-spacex/elon-musks-spacex-capsule-splashes-down-off-florida-coast-idUSKCN1QP1JI2019-03-09
The U.S. players are also seeking classaction status that would allow any women who played for the team since February 2015 to join the case PositiveThe U.S. womens national soccer team sued the U.S. Soccer Federation on Friday with allegations of gender discrimination just three months before they open their World Cup title defense in France http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-usa/world-champion-u-s-womens-soccer-players-sue-federation-for-gender-discrimination-idUSKCN1QP1TM2019-03-09
Majority stateowned ABN Amro which in February said it had stepped up efforts against money laundering and other criminal activities said the reports were not related to its business now NegativeSTOCKHOLM Several European banks are facing allegations of being involved in a Baltic money laundering scandal and failing to prevent tainted Russian money from flowing through their branches across the world http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-europe-moneylaundering-factbox/factbox-european-banks-hit-by-russian-money-laundering-scandal-idUSKCN1QP1P22019-03-09
There is little point in looking at the February trade numbers in isolation given the impact on trade flows caused by the timing of the Lunar New Year holidays NegativeExports dropped 20 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-commodities-china/column-chinas-resilient-commodity-imports-contrast-with-weak-exports-russell-idUSKCN1QP1G52019-03-09
4 percent in February from January suggesting the additional crude imported is staying in China to meet local demand PositiveExports dropped 20 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-commodities-china/column-chinas-resilient-commodity-imports-contrast-with-weak-exports-russell-idUSKCN1QP1G52019-03-09
Copper imports in February may initially look somewhat soft but the details are more encouraging PositiveExports dropped 20 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-commodities-china/column-chinas-resilient-commodity-imports-contrast-with-weak-exports-russell-idUSKCN1QP1G52019-03-09
Mills typically replenish their stocks ahead of the holiday which leads to an obvious increase on imports in January and a dip in February PositiveChinas imports of major commodities fell across the board in February from a month earlier according to official data released on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-trade-commodities-insta/instant-view-chinas-february-commodity-imports-fall-across-the-board-idUSKCN1QP0D52019-03-09
Natural gas imports in February fell from a month ago as temperatures rose but were up from the same time in 2018 NegativeChinas crude oil imports rose to the thirdhighest volume on record on a daily basis on increasing purchases by new private refineries while natural gas imports eased as demand dropped amid warmer temperatures customs data showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-trade-crude/chinas-february-crude-imports-surge-22-percent-gas-imports-drop-from-january-idUSKCN1QP0GJ2019-03-09
The planemaker reported late on Thursday that it had won only four gross aircraft orders over January and February after a number of cancellations NegativePARIS Airbus shares fell on Friday after the European planemaker reported weak order figures http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-stocks/airbus-shares-fall-after-weak-set-of-orders-idUSKCN1QP0S52019-03-09
The big question on the minds of economists and investors is whether February was an anomaly or the start of cyclical weakening in the U.S. job market NegativeNEW YORK Headline U.S. job growth hit the brakes in February registering the smallest gain since September 2017 and the thirdsmallest during the unprecedented run of 101 consecutive months of payrolls gains http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy-5-factors-graphic/what-stood-out-in-the-february-u-s-jobs-report-idUSKBN1QP2AM2019-03-09
That recently drove the workforce gender gap to a record low and Februarys reading is only just off that NegativeNEW YORK Headline U.S. job growth hit the brakes in February registering the smallest gain since September 2017 and the thirdsmallest during the unprecedented run of 101 consecutive months of payrolls gains http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy-5-factors-graphic/what-stood-out-in-the-february-u-s-jobs-report-idUSKBN1QP2AM2019-03-09
Februarys big miss on U.S. payroll growth job gains had been estimated at 180000 was not replicated by Americas neighbor to the north NeutralNEW YORK Headline U.S. job growth hit the brakes in February registering the smallest gain since September 2017 and the thirdsmallest during the unprecedented run of 101 consecutive months of payrolls gains http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy-5-factors-graphic/what-stood-out-in-the-february-u-s-jobs-report-idUSKBN1QP2AM2019-03-09
The job had been vacant since Hope Hicks the presidents campaign confidante left in February 2018 PositiveWASHINGTON White House communications director Bill Shine has resigned as Donald Trumps top White House communications aide and will move to work on the U.S. presidents 2020 reelection campaign the White House said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump-shine/trumps-top-communications-aide-shine-resigns-moves-to-re-election-campaign-idUSKCN1QP1YM2019-03-09
Ascopiave which launched the process to dispose of its retail clients on February 20 plans to use the proceeds to strengthen its gas distribution business PositiveItalys Eni and Edison have emerged as the strongest suitors to buy utility Ascopiaves retail customers as they prepare rival bids for a business worth up to 600 million euros sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ascopiave-m-a/eni-and-edison-lead-race-for-ascopiaves-retail-clients-sources-idUSKCN1QO1WU2019-03-08
The review showed the business was using too much capital for too little profit the Wall Street Journal reported in February citing people familiar with the matter NeutralLONDON Goldman Sachs Group Inc once one of the most active banks in commodities trading has cut 10 roles to further downsize its global commodities trading division amid rising costs and shrinking profits http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-goldman-trading-commodities/goldman-sachs-further-shrinks-commodities-trading-idUSKCN1QO1BS2019-03-08
The growth concerns weighed on banking shares in the U.S. which helped push the benchmark 500 index to its lowest level since Feb 14 NegativeMSCI world index down for 4th day longest run since Dec http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-weaken-but-dollar-gains-in-wake-of-ecb-idUSL5N20U6322019-03-08
She previously apologized for February tweets that her critics said suggested Jewish Americans used money to influence proIsrael U.S. policies NegativeWASHINGTON A debate within the Democratic Party over charges that one of its U.S. House of Representatives lawmakers made antiSemitic remarks has exposed an ideological and generational rift in the party prompting a vote condemning bigotry against minorities http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-antisemitism/debate-over-anti-semitism-charges-exposes-divide-in-democratic-party-idUSKCN1QO2N72019-03-08
He spent a weekend in jail on the sex charges before being released on bail on Feb Negativesinger R. Kelly was arrested for a second time in recent weeks on Wednesday this time for failure to pay child support hours after lashing out in a television interview against charges that he had sexually assaulted teenage girls http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-rkelly/r-kelly-arrested-for-unpaid-child-support-after-tv-interview-denying-sex-charges-idUSKCN1QN2SY2019-03-07
The approval comes after an FDA advisory panel in February voted heavily in favor of the drug esketamine saying its benefits outweighed the risks NeutralThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it approved a Johnson Johnson nasal spray antidepressant for people resistant to other treatments but placed restrictions on use of the drug which it warned could be misused and abused http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-johnson-johnson-fda/jj-nasal-spray-gets-u-s-approval-as-first-new-type-of-anti-depressant-in-decades-idUSKCN1QN04J2019-03-07
A U.S. government source said the work at Sohae likely began before the summit which was preceded by a series of lowerlevel talks in February PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be very disappointed in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if reports about rebuilding at a rocket launch site in North Korea were true http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa-trump/trump-would-be-very-disappointed-in-kim-if-north-korea-rebuilding-rocket-site-idUSKCN1QN2JF2019-03-07
WilsonRaybould quit on Feb NeutralOTTAWA A former key aide to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday denied he had inappropriately pressured a cabinet minister in comments that could help ease a political crisis for the ruling Liberals ahead of an October election http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-canada-politics-snc-lavalin/ex-aide-to-canada-pm-denies-pressuring-former-minister-over-snc-lavalin-idUSKCN1QN22E2019-03-07
The PDP then asked to inspect voter registers card reader machines ballot papers and other documents used for the Feb NeutralABUJA A tribunal on Wednesday ordered Nigerias electoral body to allow the main opposition to inspect materials used in last months poll which President Muhammadu Buhari won after allegations of fraud by the rival party http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election-court/nigeria-opposition-to-inspect-vote-materials-after-buharis-win-idUSKCN1QN2Q12019-03-07
The Oga citys Namahage Sedo festival held in early February drew 7600 people compared with 6100 in 2018 NeutralOGA Japan As a child Tatsuo Sato was terrified when the Namahage demons roared into his northern Japanese house every year but in adulthood he mourned as the centuriesold tradition faded away http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-festival/japanese-demon-festival-grapples-with-blessing-and-curse-of-unesco-listing-idUSKCN1QM2R32019-03-07
The ADP report which is jointly developed with Moodys Analytics was published ahead of the governments more comprehensive employment report for February scheduled for release on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. goods trade deficit surged to a record high in 2018 as strong domestic demand fueled by lower taxes pulled in imports despite the Trump administrations America policies including tariffs aimed at shrinking the trade gap http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy-trade/as-trump-wages-trade-war-u-s-goods-deficit-hits-record-high-in-2018-idUSKCN1QN1M42019-03-07
However it became a focus of interest in February 2018 after thenAssociate Attorney General Rachel Brand quit the job to take a position with Walmart NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jessie Liu the current U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia to serve in the thirdranking post at the Justice Department the department said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-justice-liu/trump-to-nominate-federal-prosecutor-jessie-liu-for-no-3-justice-department-post-idUSKCN1QM2RH2019-03-07
Shifting tone Ren in midFebruary said Mengs arrest was politically motivated and not NegativeHONG KONG Huawei Technologies is set to announce a lawsuit on Thursday against the United States ratcheting up its response to a campaign aimed at closing it out of Western markets for fear its telecoms equipment could be used by Beijing for spying http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech/huawei-set-to-announce-lawsuit-against-u-s-as-it-seeks-to-strike-back-idUSKCN1QN2WG2019-03-07
Netflix in February announced it was expanding its presence in Mexico opening an office in Mexico City and furthering its development of movie and television projects in Spanish PositiveLOS ANGELES The groundbreaking novel One Hundred Years of by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is coming to the screen for the first time in a Spanish language series for Netflix the streaming service said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-one-hundred-years/one-hundred-years-of-solitude-coming-to-netflix-idUSKCN1QN2JC2019-03-07
In all more than 500 items the legacy of the late couturier and his six successors are on display at the Victoria Albert Museum from Feb NeutralLONDON From Princess Margarets 21st birthday gown to Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrences red carpet dress Christian Dior outfits that have made headlines go on show in a London exhibition dedicated to the French fashion house http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fashion-dior-exhibition/dior-gowns-that-made-headlines-star-in-london-exhibition-idUSKCN1PO1UT2019-03-07
In all more than 500 items the legacy of the late couturier and his six successors are on display at the Victoria Albert Museum from Feb NeutralLONDON From Princess Margarets 21st birthday gown to Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrences red carpet dress Christian Dior outfits that have made headlines go on show in a London exhibition dedicated to the French fashion house http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fashion-dior-exhibition/dior-gowns-that-made-headlines-star-in-london-exhibition-idUSKCN1PO1UT2019-03-07
DAKAR Senegalese President Macky Sall was officially declared winner of the Feb PositiveDAKAR Senegalese President Macky Sall was officially declared winner of the Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-senegal-election-macky-sall/senegals-president-officially-declared-election-winner-idUSKCN1QM2542019-03-06
Most of them were required to overhaul their rules by December or February NeutralBRUSSELS European Union states have added 10 jurisdictions to a draft tax haven blacklist including the United Arab Emirates and Bermuda an EU official told Reuters on Tuesday in a move that would triple the number of listed countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-blacklist/eu-to-broaden-tax-haven-blacklist-weighs-uae-bermuda-listing-idUSKCN1QM28Q2019-03-06
The Special Telecommunications Service which oversees Romanias critical communication networks has yet to respond to a Feb NegativeBUCHAREST Romanias biggest opposition party will trigger a public inquiry into Huaweis contribution to critical infrastructure and seek to bar it from 5G network development due to mounting security concerns its IT expert said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-romania-china-huawei-tech-exclusive/exclusive-romanias-opposition-seeks-huawei-ban-in-telecom-infrastructure-idUSKCN1QM2H82019-03-06
Stones lawyers have said the book does not violate the gag order because it came out on Feb PositiveWASHINGTON A federal judge said Tuesday that the publication of a book last month by President Donald Trumps former political adviser Roger Stone which criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller may violate a media gag order a transgression that could land the selfproclaimed dirty behind bars http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/u-s-judge-faults-ex-trump-adviser-stones-book-that-may-violate-gag-order-idUSKCN1QM2IM2019-03-06
February 19 story has been refiled to correct conversion to kilometers to show 836 PositiveFebruary 19 story has been refiled to correct conversion to kilometers to show 836 http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-rail/u-s-agency-to-cancel-929-million-in-california-high-speed-rail-funds-idUSKCN1Q82TH2019-03-05
In midFebruary Attorney General William Barr was sworn in and Whitaker stepped down from the top post to become a senior counselor in the office of the associate attorney general PositiveWASHINGTON Matthew Whitaker whose brief tenure as acting U.S. attorney general was marred by accusations that he might try to interfere in a probe of President Donald Trumps campaign left his Justice Department job over the weekend a department spokeswoman confirmed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-whitaker/whitaker-former-acting-u-s-attorney-general-leaves-justice-department-idUSKCN1QL1WD2019-03-05
That made Kejelcha who is coached by Alberto Salazar the thirdfastest in the event behind compatriot Samuel Teferas February world record of NeutralEthiopian Yomif Kejelcha broke the world indoor mile record when he clocked three minutes 47 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-kejelcha-record/athletics-ethiopian-kejelcha-smashes-world-indoor-mile-record-idUSKCN1QK0QA2019-03-04
The fresh antimilitancy drive was launched after a Kashmiri suicide bomber a member of a Pakistanbased militant group killed 40 Indian paramilitary police on Feb NegativeIndia The United States said on Sunday it was trying to find out if Pakistan used U.S.built F16 jets to down an Indian warplane potentially in violation of U.S. agreements as the standoff between the nucleararmed Asian neighbors appeared to be easing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-india-kashmir-usa-pakistan/washington-wants-to-know-if-pakistan-used-u-s-built-jets-to-down-indian-warplane-idUSKCN1QK0AR2019-03-04
Parly said last week that French forces had killed Yahia Abou Hamman JNIMs number two in a raid on Feb NegativeBAMAKO A senior jihadist leader in Mali whom France said it had killed last November survived the attack and appears in a new propaganda video mocking French and Malian forces the SITE Intelligence Group said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mali-security-france/malian-jihadist-leader-alive-after-french-strike-said-to-have-killed-him-idUSKCN1QI5H52019-03-02
Russia has supplied 64100 tonnes of wheat to Venezuela so far in the marketing season data from Russias SovEcon agriculture consultancy showed on Feb PositiveMOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered state oil company PDVSAs office in Lisbon to be relocated to Moscow Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said on Friday a move she said was designed to help safeguard her countrys assets http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia-pdvsa/venezuela-to-move-state-oil-firm-pdvsa-office-from-lisbon-to-moscow-idUSKCN1QI4BM2019-03-02
Chinas February factory activity fell for a third month as the worlds secondlargest economy continued to struggle with weak export orders a private survey showed on Friday NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices settled down about 2 percent on Friday ending around 3 percent lower on the week as concerns over global demand growth after weak U.S. manufacturing data overshadowed OPECled supply cuts and sanctions on Venezuela and Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-2-percent-as-demand-worries-overtake-supply-cuts-idUSKCN1QI39Q2019-03-02
BEIJING Chinese steel mills are slowing iron ore purchases and seeking cheaper alternatives to Australian supplies after a steep runup in prices in February five mill executives and several traders told Reuters this week NegativeBEIJING Chinese steel mills are slowing iron ore purchases and seeking cheaper alternatives to Australian supplies after a steep runup in prices in February five mill executives and several traders told Reuters this week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ironore/chinese-steel-mills-delay-iron-ore-restocking-eye-cheaper-alternatives-idUSKCN1QI4CR2019-03-02
The cargo discharging on Friday will likely be credited to February by China customs PositiveSINGAPORE An oil tanker carrying U.S. crude oil is offloading its cargo at a Chinese port on Friday marking Chinas first import from the United States since late November according to trade sources and Refinitiv data http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-trade-oil/china-to-import-first-u-s-oil-cargo-in-3-months-sources-refinitiv-idUSKCN1QI43Q2019-03-02
Economists polled by Reuters had forecast a sharper deterioration for February of 48 NegativeBEIJING Chinas factory activity contracted for a third straight month in February but at a slower pace helped by improvements in domestic manufacturing a private survey showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pmi-factory-caixin/chinas-manufacturing-activity-shrinks-again-in-february-but-at-slower-pace-idUSKCN1QI3BO2019-03-02
WASHINGTON The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday that investigators have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from a cargo plane that crashed on Feb NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday that investigators have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from a cargo plane that crashed on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-texas-crash/texas-cargo-planes-cockpit-voice-recorder-recovered-in-fatal-crash-idUSKCN1QI5GX2019-03-02
The U.S. Air force said on Friday it had stopped accepting Boeing Cos KC46 tankers since Feb NeutralThe U.S. Air force said on Friday it had stopped accepting Boeing Cos KC46 tankers since Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-boeing-usaf-tanker/u-s-air-force-grounds-boeings-kc-46-tankers-over-debris-issue-idUSKCN1QI58R2019-03-02
Reuters did not have access to February index weight data NeutralJPMorgan has retained dollardenominated debt issued by Venezuela and its staterun oil company PDVSA in a key emerging market bond index as part of its monthly rebalancing according to two fund managers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-venezuela-pdvsa-index/jpmorgan-keeps-venezuela-in-emerging-bond-indexes-fund-managers-idUSKCN1QI3BQ2019-03-02
Automakers on Friday reported a decline in U.S. light vehicle sales for February as demand for SUVs slows after years of rapid growth pointing to a drop in overall sales in 2019 NegativeAutomakers on Friday reported a decline in U.S. light vehicle sales for February as demand for SUVs slows after years of rapid growth pointing to a drop in overall sales in 2019 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-auto-sales/u-s-auto-sales-fall-in-february-on-weak-suv-demand-idUSKCN1QI4UW2019-03-02
The results were not unexpected said GAC President David Adams in a statement adding that both January and February last year were very strong in terms of sales Positivedata for GM Toyota http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/canada-auto/update-1-canada-auto-sales-drop-3-7-pct-in-february-truck-sales-rise-idUSL3N20O4ND2019-03-02
Also when you factor in the significant snow and weather events that have occurred over the month of February across the country the results are actually pretty good Positivedata for GM Toyota http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/canada-auto/update-1-canada-auto-sales-drop-3-7-pct-in-february-truck-sales-rise-idUSL3N20O4ND2019-03-02
Yet a private survey showed Chinas factory activity contracted for a third straight month in February though at a slower pace helping to lift global equities NegativeDollar advances as risk appetite rises http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-rise-on-trade-optimism-tame-inflation-idUSL1N20O1FS2019-03-02
The ISM manufacturing activity index in February sank to the lowest since November 2016 and was below expectations NegativeDollar advances as risk appetite rises http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-rise-on-trade-optimism-tame-inflation-idUSL1N20O1FS2019-03-02
All five senators had met with Wheeler earlier in February over the issue and voted to approve Wheeler on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trumps candidate a former coal lobbyist to lead the nations top environmental regulator infuriating Democrats and conservation groups who said his policies were endangering public health http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-wheeler/senate-confirms-ex-coal-lobbyist-to-lead-u-s-environment-regulator-idUSKCN1QH1LA2019-03-01
When they begin to produce we will review the possibility of continuing with these contracts but right now theyre not said Lopez Obrador at a Feb PositiveMEXICO CITY Auctions scheduled later this year to pick joint venture partners for Mexican state oil company Pemex will proceed an official at the national oil regulator said on Thursday despite the presidents apparent cancellation of the tieups http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil-pemex/pemex-tie-ups-to-proceed-despite-presidents-critical-statement-idUSKCN1QH2R42019-03-01
LONDON Investor money flows into emerging markets have slowed in recent days after scaling dizzying heights in midFebruary thanks to Chinese equities attracting foreign funds data from the Institute of International Finance showed PositiveLONDON Investor money flows into emerging markets have slowed in recent days after scaling dizzying heights in midFebruary thanks to Chinese equities attracting foreign funds data from the Institute of International Finance showed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emerging-markets-positioning/investor-flows-to-emerging-markets-cool-after-china-stocks-fever-iif-idUSKCN1QH2A02019-03-01
In addition most manufacturing measures softened in January and February and motor vehicle demand has eased PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. economy fell short of the Trump administrations 3 percent annual growth target in 2018 despite http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-economic-growth-in-2018-misses-trumps-3-percent-target-idUSKCN1QH0HO2019-03-01
The Equipment Leasing Finance Foundation ELFAs nonprofit affiliate said its confidence index for February is 56 PositiveU.S. companies borrowing to spend on capital investments rose 4 percent in January from a year earlier the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-economy-elfa/u-s-business-borrowing-for-equipment-rises-4-percent-in-january-elfa-idUSKCN1QE2FD2019-03-01
U.S. auto sales are expected to drop about 1 percent in February from a year earlier partly due to inclement weather according to industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive NegativeU.S. auto sales are expected to drop about 1 percent in February from a year earlier partly due to inclement weather according to industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-autos-outlook/u-s-auto-sales-seen-falling-in-february-j-d-power-lmc-automotive-idUSKCN1QE2002019-03-01
Retail sales in February are expected to reach 946600 units in February a 2 PositiveU.S. auto sales are expected to drop about 1 percent in February from a year earlier partly due to inclement weather according to industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-autos-outlook/u-s-auto-sales-seen-falling-in-february-j-d-power-lmc-automotive-idUSKCN1QE2002019-03-01
NEW YORK Feb 28 Stock index provider MSCI said on Thursday it will increase the inclusion factor of China Ashares in its benchmark indexes to 20 percent by November in a threestep process PositiveNEW YORK Feb 28 Stock index provider MSCI said on Thursday it will increase the inclusion factor of China Ashares in its benchmark indexes to 20 percent by November in a threestep process http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/china-stocks-msci/msci-to-increase-weighting-of-china-a-shares-in-three-step-process-idUSL1N20N2082019-03-01
SAN FRANCISCO Feb 28 Tesla Inc said on Thursday it would offer a version of its Model 3 sedan with a delivery time of two to four weeks while closing many of its retail stores worldwide Positivetiming in paragraph 2 to nearly three years not nearly two http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/tesla-announcement/corrected-update-4-tesla-to-close-many-stores-as-35000-model-3-goes-on-sale-idUSL3N20N7EI2019-03-01
JERUSALEM Feb 28 Israels shekel weakened against the dollar on Thursday after Israeli TV citing the Justice Ministry reported that the countrys attorneygeneral intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in three corruption cases NegativeJERUSALEM Feb 28 Israels shekel weakened against the dollar on Thursday after Israeli TV citing the Justice Ministry reported that the countrys attorneygeneral intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in three corruption cases http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/israel-netanyahu-corruption-shekel/israel-shekel-dips-vs-dlr-on-report-regarding-pm-netanyahu-indictment-idUSS0N1W000A2019-03-01
WASHINGTON Feb 28 U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday he is working hard to persuade President Donald Trump that the U.S. steel industry can be adequately protected by tariff rate quotas rather than plain tariffs on imports from Canada and Mexico NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 28 U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday he is working hard to persuade President Donald Trump that the U.S. steel industry can be adequately protected by tariff rate quotas rather than plain tariffs on imports from Canada and Mexico http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-steel/u-s-agriculture-chief-says-trying-to-persuade-trump-on-steel-quotas-idUSW1N20L0052019-03-01
ZURICH Feb 28 Sunrise Communications quarterowner Freenet said on Thursday it will not take part in a NeutralZURICH Feb 28 Sunrise Communications quarterowner Freenet said on Thursday it will not take part in a http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/liberty-global-ma-sunrise-comm-grp-freen/sunrise-investor-freenet-to-skip-rights-issue-to-fund-liberty-global-deal-idUSZ8N1XP0102019-03-01
BANGKOK Feb 28 Thailands militaryappointed parliament on Thursday passed a controversial cybersecurity law that gives sweeping powers to state cyber agencies despite concerns from businesses and activists over judicial oversight and potential abuse of power PositiveBANGKOK Feb 28 Thailands militaryappointed parliament on Thursday passed a controversial cybersecurity law that gives sweeping powers to state cyber agencies despite concerns from businesses and activists over judicial oversight and potential abuse of power http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/thailand-cyber/thailand-passes-internet-security-law-decried-as-cyber-martial-law-idUSL3N20G3R52019-03-01
In February however Brazils lower house voted to suspend the measure in what amounted to the first legislative defeat for the rightwing Bolsonaro who took power on Jan NegativeSAO PAULO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro late on Tuesday withdrew an executive order signed in January that would have increased the number of officials able to effectively keep government documents and data secret http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazils-bolsonaro-withdraws-measure-seen-as-weakening-government-transparency-idUSKCN1QG1MI2019-02-28
LONDON British households are showing stoicism as the country heads for Brexit a market research company said on Thursday as its measure of consumer confidence edged up in February PositiveLONDON British households are showing stoicism as the country heads for Brexit a market research company said on Thursday as its measure of consumer confidence edged up in February http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-economy-consumersentiment/uk-consumer-morale-edges-up-from-five-year-low-as-brexit-uncertainty-persists-idUSKCN1QH00Q2019-02-28
The GfK survey was carried out on behalf of the European Commission between Feb NeutralLONDON British households are showing stoicism as the country heads for Brexit a market research company said on Thursday as its measure of consumer confidence edged up in February http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-economy-consumersentiment/uk-consumer-morale-edges-up-from-five-year-low-as-brexit-uncertainty-persists-idUSKCN1QH00Q2019-02-28
In January Japan lifted its first Iranian oil cargo since the sanctions and the shipment is expected to arrive in February PositiveSINGAPORE Asias crude oil imports from Iran dipped in January to the lowest in two months after top buyers China and India slowed down purchases and as Japan recorded zero imports for a third month government and trade data showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-asia-oil/asias-iran-crude-oil-imports-dips-to-two-month-low-in-january-to-rebound-in-february-idUSKCN1QH0QB2019-02-28
February imports into Asia are expected to nearly double to 1 PositiveSINGAPORE Asias crude oil imports from Iran dipped in January to the lowest in two months after top buyers China and India slowed down purchases and as Japan recorded zero imports for a third month government and trade data showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-asia-oil/asias-iran-crude-oil-imports-dips-to-two-month-low-in-january-to-rebound-in-february-idUSKCN1QH0QB2019-02-28
Tensions have been running high since at least 40 Indian paramilitary police were killed in a Feb NegativeBANGKOK Thousands of travelers were left scrambling on Thursday when Thai Airways International canceled more than a dozen flights to and from Europe after Pakistan closed its airspace amid rising tensions with India http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-kashmir-airlines/thousands-scramble-as-thai-airways-cancels-flights-over-pakistan-idUSKCN1QH0AJ2019-02-28
But the inventory boost would come at the expense of growth in the first quarter which is already looking soft with most manufacturing measures weakening in January and February PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. economy probably slowed in the fourth quarter held back by softer consumer spending and weak exports which could leave 2018 growth just shy of the Trump administrations 3 percent annual target http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/consumers-weak-exports-seen-curbing-u-s-fourth-quarter-growth-idUSKCN1QH0HO2019-02-28
LONDON Feb 28 British Airways owner IAG said it expected earnings in 2019 to be flat after it weathered the impact of rising fuel costs and air traffic control disruption to meet expectations for its 2018 results on Thursday Neutralquote detail Boeing 7779 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/iag-results/update-1-ba-owner-iag-expects-no-earnings-growth-in-2019-idUSL5N20N2BG2019-02-28
PARIS Feb 28 French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday he supported Ben Smith the Chief Executive of Air FranceKLM ahead of a meeting with his Dutch counterpart to discuss the future of the airline NeutralPARIS Feb 28 French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday he supported Ben Smith the Chief Executive of Air FranceKLM ahead of a meeting with his Dutch counterpart to discuss the future of the airline http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/netherlands-air-france-klm/french-finance-minister-backs-air-france-klms-ceo-ben-smith-idUSP6N20101V2019-02-28
TOKYO Feb 28 Superlong Japanese government bond prices rose on Thursday as investors stepped up monthend purchases while the shorter maturities dipped following soft twoyear bond auction results flattening the yield curve PositiveTOKYO Feb 28 Superlong Japanese government bond prices rose on Thursday as investors stepped up monthend purchases while the shorter maturities dipped following soft twoyear bond auction results flattening the yield curve http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-bonds/super-long-jgbs-rise-on-month-end-buying-short-end-slips-on-soft-auction-idUSL3N20N3602019-02-28
Feb 28 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal PositiveFeb 28 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/press-digest-wsj/press-digest-wall-street-journal-feb-28-idUSL3N20N2WK2019-02-28
LONDON Feb 27 European shares were lower in early deals on Wednesday snapping a threeday winning streak as a warning from Beiersdorf hammered consumer staples stocks and Air FranceKLM sank on news the Dutch government would raise its stake in the airline Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-snap-3-day-winning-streak-air-france-klm-beiersdorf-sink-idUSL5N20M2TC2019-02-28
TOKYO Feb 28 Asian stocks struggled for traction on Thursday after cautious comments from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer deflated some optimism that China and the United States were closing in on a trade deal NegativeMSCI AsiaPacific index flat Nikkei loses 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-stocks-shaky-as-sino-u-s-trade-optimism-retreats-idUSL3N20N1W92019-02-28
TOKYO Feb 28 The dollar held firm above a threeweek low on Thursday as investors remained cautious amid uncertainty over the progress in U.S.China trade talks while sterling rallied on bets that the chance of a nodeal Brexit was shrinking PositiveDollar comes off threeweek low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-stands-tall-amid-caution-over-sino-u-s-trade-talks-idUSL3N20M7DS2019-02-28
NEW YORK Feb 27 Global stock indexes were little changed on Wednesday after U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said it was too early to predict an outcome in U.S.China trade talks though a jump in oil prices lifted shares of energy companies Positivefirst paragraph to say a jump in oil http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/corrected-global-markets-stocks-little-changed-after-u-s-trade-rep-comments-but-energy-gains-idUSL1N20M1RV2019-02-28
Gisotti also said Pells fiveyear term as Vatican economy minister had expired on Feb 24 and later tweeted that he was no longer the Prefect of the Secretariat for the NegativeMELBOURNE Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will spend his first night behind bars on Wednesday after he was remanded into custody pending sentencing for sexually abusing two choir boys in Australia two decades ago http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-australia-abuse-pell-custody/cardinal-pell-behind-bars-in-australia-after-child-sex-conviction-idUSKCN1QG0EC2019-02-27
Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was expelled from the priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults the Vatican said in February NegativeMELBOURNE Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will spend his first night behind bars on Wednesday after he was remanded into custody pending sentencing for sexually abusing two choir boys in Australia two decades ago http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-australia-abuse-pell-custody/cardinal-pell-behind-bars-in-australia-after-child-sex-conviction-idUSKCN1QG0EC2019-02-27
Since Fed Chairman Jerome Powell took the helm in February 2018 statements have grown less complex and opening remarks at the central banks news conferences have become easier to follow NeutralWASHINGTON The Feds policy statements grew so complicated after the recession that standard gauges of readability suggested people needed four years of university or more to understand them http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-fed-communications-analysis/you-dont-need-a-phd-anymore-to-read-feds-statements-idUSKCN1QG0JE2019-02-27
Elbers reappointment was confirmed ahead of the groups fullyear earnings presentation on Feb NeutralTHE The Dutch government will take a stake in Air FranceKLM equal to that of the French government in order to increase its influence in the carriers operations a move that took the French by surprise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netherlands-france-klm-air-france/dutch-take-stake-in-air-france-klm-to-counter-french-influence-idUSKCN1QF2J32019-02-27
PARIS Feb 27 Engine maker CFM International has erased delays in deliveries of its LEAP jet engine for Airbus but similar delays for Boeing will not be eliminated until the second quarter said the head of coowner Safran NegativePARIS Feb 27 Engine maker CFM International has erased delays in deliveries of its LEAP jet engine for Airbus but similar delays for Boeing will not be eliminated until the second quarter said the head of coowner Safran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/safran-results-deliveries/safran-ceo-sees-end-of-leap-engine-delivery-delays-in-q2-idUSL5N20M1S02019-02-27
Feb 27 Gold held steady on Wednesday as the dollar traded near threeweek lows after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated that the central bank will be patient in hiking interest rates while palladium hovered near levels Positivecomments updates http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-precious/precious-gold-steady-on-soft-dollar-after-fed-comments-palladium-near-1550-idUSL3N20M1ZF2019-02-27
TOKYO Feb 27 Asian shares and Wall Street stock futures turned negative on Wednesday after Pakistan said it had shot down two Indian jets in its territory sending investors out of riskier markets and into more conservative choices such as the yen NegativePakistan says it shot down two Indian jets http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-turn-negative-as-india-pakistan-tensions-worsen-idUSL3N20M2WH2019-02-27
TOKYO Feb 27 Japans Nikkei closed up on Wednesday as investors bought into defensive stocks such as pharmaceutical and real estate firms and took some money off the table from machinery shares that had rallied on progress in U.S.China trade talks PositivePharma real estate and construction sectors outperform http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-ends-higher-as-defensive-stocks-rally-idUSL3N20M2NS2019-02-27
Feb 27 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages PositiveFeb 27 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/press-digest-nyt/press-digest-new-york-times-business-news-feb-27-idUSL3N20M2I32019-02-27
TOKYO Feb 27 Japans Nikkei rose on Wednesday morning as investors bought into defensive stocks such as pharmaceutical and real estate firms and took some money off the table from machinery shares which had rallied on progress in U.S.China trade talks Positiveto make day in the first line Wednesday not http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/refile-nikkei-up-as-defensive-stocks-rally-sino-u-s-trade-talks-in-focus-idUSL3N20M1K32019-02-27
Feb 27 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal PositiveFeb 27 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/press-digest-wsj/press-digest-wall-street-journal-feb-27-idUSL3N20M2CR2019-02-27
LONDON Feb 26 European shares were firmly in the red on Tuesday as the optimism about U.S.China trade talks that swept stocks to fresh October highs cooled with Londons FTSE 100 lagging the broader markets as the sterling rallied Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-fall-as-trade-optimism-cools-ftse-lags-on-strong-pound-idUSL5N20L29F2019-02-27
TOKYO Feb 27 The dollar languished near threeweek lows on Wednesday as a reaffirmation of a patient stance by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and a newly resurgent pound kept U.S. currency bears in firm control Positivetypographical error in pound figure in sixth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/refile-forex-dollar-on-the-back-foot-after-powells-comments-sterling-surges-idUSL3N20M17F2019-02-27
Feb 27 North Korean leader Kim Jong Uns long trip to Vietnam for a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump is causing sleepless nights back home according to extensive and unusually punctual North Korean state media coverage NeutralFeb 27 North Korean leader Kim Jong Uns long trip to Vietnam for a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump is causing sleepless nights back home according to extensive and unusually punctual North Korean state media coverage http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/northkorea-usa-statemedia/sleepless-in-pyongyang-n-korean-media-lauds-kims-grand-tour-idUSL3N20M16Y2019-02-27
Feb 26 The highlyanticipated rematch between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and former champion Tyson Fury will be delayed until after the Britons bout against a yet to be named opponent the WBC said on Tuesday NegativeFeb 26 The highlyanticipated rematch between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and former champion Tyson Fury will be delayed until after the Britons bout against a yet to be named opponent the WBC said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/boxing-heavyweight-fury-wilder/boxing-fury-wilder-rematch-will-have-to-wait-wbc-idUSL5N20L95T2019-02-27
WASHINGTON Feb 26 The Federal Trade Commission under pressure to keep closer tabs on big tech companies like Alphabets Google and Facebook said on Tuesday it would create a task force to monitor the sector and investigate anticompetitive conduct NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 26 The Federal Trade Commission under pressure to keep closer tabs on big tech companies like Alphabets Google and Facebook said on Tuesday it would create a task force to monitor the sector and investigate anticompetitive conduct http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-ftc-tech/u-s-consumer-regulator-forms-task-force-to-keep-an-eye-on-big-tech-idUSL1N20L1VH2019-02-27
Consumer confidence rises more than expected in Feb Positiveto late afternoon adds commentary changes byline adds New York http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-stocks/us-stocks-sp-swivels-on-mixed-data-fed-comments-help-steady-nerves-idUSL1N20L1TT2019-02-27
WASHINGTON Feb 26 A U.S. appeals court approved wireless carrier Incs deal to buy media company Time Warner on Tuesday a defeat for the Trump administration which had argued the Positivename in penultimate paragraph to Gigi http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/time-warner-ent-ma-att/corrected-update-4-att-defeats-u-s-in-merger-fight-to-buy-time-warner-idUSL1N20L0XN2019-02-27
2 U.S. wireless carrier by subscribers agreed to manage the Turner network separately until Feb Positivename in penultimate paragraph to Gigi http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/time-warner-ent-ma-att/corrected-update-4-att-defeats-u-s-in-merger-fight-to-buy-time-warner-idUSL1N20L0XN2019-02-27
Feb 26 U.S. stocks were little changed in choppy trading on Tuesday as gains in technology sector were offset by losses in shares of consumer discretionary companies including Home Depot Negativeparagraph 1 to remove reference to Discovery Inc being a part of the consumer discretionary http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-stocks/corrected-us-stocks-wall-st-flat-as-tech-gains-limited-by-weakness-in-consumer-discretionary-idUSL3N20L5CS2019-02-27
CARACAS Feb 26 Venezuela on Tuesday deported a team from U.S. television network Univision after anchor Jorge Ramos said authorities detained them at the presidential palace because President Nicolas Maduro was upset by their interview questions NegativeCARACAS Feb 26 Venezuela on Tuesday deported a team from U.S. television network Univision after anchor Jorge Ramos said authorities detained them at the presidential palace because President Nicolas Maduro was upset by their interview questions http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/venezuela-politics-deportation/univision-team-deported-from-venezuela-after-maduro-interview-idUSL5N20L7872019-02-27
WASHINGTON Feb 26 Walmart Inc will allow consumer companies like Procter Gamble Unilever and Mondelez International Inc to advertise to shoppers in its stores and online in a renewed push to grow its advertising business and drive profits PositiveWASHINGTON Feb 26 Walmart Inc will allow consumer companies like Procter Gamble Unilever and Mondelez International Inc to advertise to shoppers in its stores and online in a renewed push to grow its advertising business and drive profits http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/walmart-suppliers-advertising/walmart-hopes-to-boost-ad-business-by-letting-pg-unilever-advertise-in-stores-online-idUSL3N20L01I2019-02-27
LONDON Feb 27 An experimental drug could offer hope for restoring damaged brain cells in Parkinsons patients scientists said on Wednesday although they cautioned that a clinical trial was not able to prove the treatment slowed or halted the neurodegenerative disease NegativeLONDON Feb 27 An experimental drug could offer hope for restoring damaged brain cells in Parkinsons patients scientists said on Wednesday although they cautioned that a clinical trial was not able to prove the treatment slowed or halted the neurodegenerative disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-parkinson-s-gdnf/parkinsons-drug-trial-offers-glimmer-of-hope-for-brain-cells-idUSKCN1QG0022019-02-27
But doubts rose when the election was postponed on Feb NegativeABUJA President Muhammadu Buhari took an early lead on Monday in initial official results from Nigerias presidential election but the party of his main challenger quickly rejected the tallies as incorrect and http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election/early-tally-in-nigerian-election-puts-buhari-ahead-opposition-rejects-it-idUSKCN1QE13K2019-02-26
The U.N. General Assembly asked the court in February 2017 to advise on whether the process of decolonization had been concluded lawfully PositiveTHE HAGUE The World Court on Monday told Britain to give up control over the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean and said it had wrongfully forced the population to leave in the 1970s to make way for a U.S. air base http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-mauritius-worldcourt/world-court-britain-must-return-indian-ocean-islands-to-mauritius-idUSKCN1QE1X22019-02-26
She will make a statement to parliament on her progress on Feb PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another trial by parliament this week when she must tell lawmakers what progress she has made in talks with the European Union as patience in her party wears thin and the risk of a disorderly Brexit rises http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-feb27-explainer/explainer-britains-next-brexit-flashpoint-what-happens-in-parliament-this-week-idUSKCN1QE1NO2019-02-26
26 and allow lawmakers to debate the issue on Feb PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another trial by parliament this week when she must tell lawmakers what progress she has made in talks with the European Union as patience in her party wears thin and the risk of a disorderly Brexit rises http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-feb27-explainer/explainer-britains-next-brexit-flashpoint-what-happens-in-parliament-this-week-idUSKCN1QE1NO2019-02-26
SANTIAGO Feb 25 Argentina has issued three different bonds for a total of 43 NeutralSANTIAGO Feb 25 Argentina has issued three different bonds for a total of 43 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-economy/argentina-issues-bonds-totaling-1-125-bln-finance-ministry-idUSL1N20K1SE2019-02-26
SAO PAULO Feb 25 Brazils Banco BTG Pactual SA expects its assets under management to grow roughly 30 percent in 2019 Chief Financial Officer Dantas said in an interview on Monday PositiveCFO http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/btg-pactual-sa-results/update-2-brazils-btg-pactual-sees-management-business-growing-30-pct-in-2019-idUSL1N20K09P2019-02-26
NEW YORK Feb 25 U.S. stocks ended up but off the days highs on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would delay a planned hike in tariffs on Chinese imports and that the two countries were close to a trade deal PositiveNEW YORK Feb 25 U.S. stocks ended up but off the days highs on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would delay a planned hike in tariffs on Chinese imports and that the two countries were close to a trade deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-stocks/us-stocks-snapshot-indexes-end-higher-as-trump-says-trade-deal-near-idUSZXN0RIQ2I2019-02-26
LONDON Feb 25 U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to delay an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods drove European shares to their highest since October as carmakers and mining companies rallied Positivename of Unigestion analyst to Dutu not http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/corrected-update-1-trade-tariff-reprieve-triggers-relief-in-european-shares-idUSL5N20K1XV2019-02-26
LONDON Feb 25 U.S. President Trumps decision to delay an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods drove European shares up to their highest level since early October as carmakers and miners rallied while Bank of Ireland slumped after results Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/trade-tariff-reprieve-boosts-european-shares-idUSL5N20K1KY2019-02-26
LONDON Feb 25 Chinas yuan touched a sevenmonth high and the commoditylinked Australian and New Zealand dollars gained on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed he would delay a planned hike in tariffs on Chinese imports PositiveAussie Kiwi also gain in momentum http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yuan-tops-7-month-high-commodity-currencies-gain-after-u-s-delays-tariff-hike-idUSL5N20K3FR2019-02-26
LONDON Feb 25 Chinas yuan touched a sevenmonth high and the commoditylinked Australian and New Zealand dollars gained on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed he would delay a planned increase in tariffs on Chinese imports PositiveAussie Kiwi also gain http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yuan-tops-seven-month-high-aussie-gains-tariff-hike-delayed-idUSL5N20K2JW2019-02-26
LONDON Feb 25 Equity markets across Europe and Asia rose on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hold off on hiking tariffs on Chinese imports buoying hopes of a resolution to a trade war between the worlds two biggest economies PositiveEuropean stocks reach highest since Oct http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-shares-breathe-easy-as-trump-pushes-out-tariff-deadline-idUSL3N20K35Z2019-02-26
Feb 25 Emergingmarket shares surged on Monday led by the biggest oneday gains for Chinese stocks in more than three years after U.S. President Donald Trump extended a deadline for China and the United States to reach a trade agreement PositiveChina blue chips up 6 pct best day since July 2015 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-stocks-scale-six-month-high-on-hopes-for-a-trade-deal-idUSL5N20K27J2019-02-26
LONDON Feb 25 Chinas yuan touched a sevenmonth high and commoditylinked currencies like the Australian and New Zealand dollars gained on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed he would delay a planned hike in tariffs on Chinese imports PositiveAussie Kiwi also notch up gains http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yuan-hits-7-month-high-aussie-gains-after-trump-delays-tariffs-idUSL5N20K1DD2019-02-26
Support for the CDPJ was just under 6 percent in a February survey by public broadcaster NHK dwarfed by about 37 percent for Abes Liberal Democratic Party PositiveTOKYO A majority of voters in a referendum on Okinawa opposed a plan to relocate a U.S. military base within the southern Japanese island but the central government said on Monday it intended to press ahead with its construction plans http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-japan-okinawa/japan-to-push-ahead-with-u-s-base-relocation-despite-okinawa-referendum-result-idUSKCN1QE06Q2019-02-25
The decision of our hierarchy to ignore the big protests of Friday Feb NegativeALGIERS Algerian police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of demonstrators on a third straight day of rare political protests against plans for rarely seen President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to extend his 20year rule by seeking a fifth term http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-police-use-tear-gas-as-rare-anti-government-protests-enter-third-day-idUSKCN1QD0IO2019-02-25
Holland and other plaintiff lawyers said they would challenge requests to sever or dismiss talc cases by arguing the Feb NegativeNEW YORK A Missouri Supreme Court ruling on talc lawsuits could reduce the liability and number of large trials Johnson Johnson faces over allegations its talc products including baby powder cause cancer http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-johnson-johnson-cancer-lawsuit-analys/court-ruling-could-help-jj-defeat-st-louis-talc-lawsuits-idUSKCN1QE0J72019-02-25
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold their second summit in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on Feb PositiveHANOI Vietnamese carrier Bamboo Airways will sign a deal with Boeing Co to purchase 10 planes on the sidelines of this weeks TrumpKim summit an airline executive said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa-bambooairways/vietnams-bamboo-airways-to-buy-10-boeing-planes-during-trump-kim-summit-idUSKCN1QD0EI2019-02-25
Feb 25 Jet Airways Ltds largest lender State Bank of India said on Monday media reports on the staterun bank referring the debtladen carrier to the National Company Law Tribunal to recover loans were and that no such decision had been taken NeutralFeb 25 Jet Airways Ltds largest lender State Bank of India said on Monday media reports on the staterun bank referring the debtladen carrier to the National Company Law Tribunal to recover loans were and that no such decision had been taken http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/jet-airways-debt-sbi/indias-sbi-says-reports-of-taking-jet-airways-to-nclt-speculative-idUSL3N20K2VQ2019-02-25
AMSTERDAM Feb 25 The Netherlands largest mail carrier PostNL plans to buy its main rival Sandd for an estimated 130 million euros Positivewith details http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/sandd-ma-postnl/update-1-netherlands-postnl-plans-to-buy-competitor-sandd-idUSL5N20K0SZ2019-02-25
LONDON Feb 22 Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them PositiveFriday story with no changes to the text http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets-themes/rpt-graphic-take-five-deal-or-no-deal-on-trade-brexit-world-markets-themes-for-the-week-ahead-idUSL5N20K1HM2019-02-25
Japan Feb manufacturing shrinks for first time since 2016 amid trade warflash PMI In sharp Uturn monetary policy easing back in play across Asia NegativeFriday story with no changes to the text http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets-themes/rpt-graphic-take-five-deal-or-no-deal-on-trade-brexit-world-markets-themes-for-the-week-ahead-idUSL5N20K1HM2019-02-25
Investors grab Brexit bargains among UK housebuilders Pound traders brush up on parliament as Brexit stakes mount Britains next Brexit What happens in parliament on Feb NeutralFriday story with no changes to the text http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets-themes/rpt-graphic-take-five-deal-or-no-deal-on-trade-brexit-world-markets-themes-for-the-week-ahead-idUSL5N20K1HM2019-02-25
Feb 25 British shopping centre operator Hammerson Plc said on Monday it won the backing of shareholder Elliot Advisors on its plans to sell more assets to cut debt and expand its board Negativedetails on Elliott agreement board debt and http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/hammerson-results/update-1-hammerson-wins-investor-elliots-backing-on-more-asset-sales-idUSL3N20K2TJ2019-02-25
BEIJING Feb 25 China has met its structural target for reducing debt leverage levels but will continue to crack down on riskier and illegal types of lending to prevent systemic financial risks the banking and insurance regulator said on Monday PositiveBEIJING Feb 25 China has met its structural target for reducing debt leverage levels but will continue to crack down on riskier and illegal types of lending to prevent systemic financial risks the banking and insurance regulator said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-economy-debt/china-has-met-debt-control-target-but-will-keep-tackling-risks-regulator-idUSB9N1ZV0212019-02-25
SHANGHAI Feb 25 Chinese stocks posted their biggest singleday gains in more than three years on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would delay an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods thanks to trade talks PositiveSSEC http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-markets/wrapup-3-china-shares-jump-by-most-in-more-than-3-years-as-trump-delays-tariffs-yuan-strengthens-idUSL3N20K1A22019-02-25
TOKYO Feb 25 Japans Nikkei rallied to a 10week high on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed he would delay a planned tariff increase on Chinese imports following trade talks over the weekend PositiveNikkei ends at highest since Dec 13 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-closes-at-10-week-high-after-trump-delays-china-tariff-hike-idUSL3N20K2G32019-02-25
TOKYO Feb 25 Japans Nikkei rallied to a 10week high on Monday morning after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed he would delay a planned tariff increase on Chinese imports following trade talks over the weekend PositiveNikkei reaches highest since Dec http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/nikkei-rises-to-10-week-high-after-trump-delays-tariff-hike-on-china-goods-idUSL3N20K1H42019-02-25
SYDNEY Feb 25 Asian shares scaled a 5month peak on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed he would delay a planned increase on Chinese imports as talks between the two sides were making substantial PositiveTrump tweets he will delay tariff increase on China http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asia-shares-climb-as-trump-pushes-out-tariff-deadline-idUSL3N20K03C2019-02-25
TOKYO Feb 25 The risksensitive Australian dollar rose and the yen sagged in early Asian trade on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he will delay increasing tariffs on Chinese goods on March 1 citing substantial made in trade talks PositiveTOKYO Feb 25 The risksensitive Australian dollar rose and the yen sagged in early Asian trade on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he will delay increasing tariffs on Chinese goods on March 1 citing substantial made in trade talks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-aussie-gains-yen-sags-after-trump-delays-china-tariffs-idUSL3N20J12S2019-02-25
Vidler said the Hong Kong Immigration Department told the women their Saudi passports had been invalidated and they could only stay in the city until February 28 NeutralHONG KONG Two sisters from Saudi Arabia who fled the conservative kingdom and have been hiding out in Hong Kong for nearly six months said they did so to escape beatings at the hands of their brothers and father http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-saudi-sisters/i-was-like-a-prisoner-saudi-sisters-trapped-in-hong-kong-recall-beatings-idUSKCN1QC0DH2019-02-24
Asked what would happen on Feb 28 after which they can no longer legally stay in Hong Kong the sisters said they had no idea NeutralHONG KONG Two sisters from Saudi Arabia who fled the conservative kingdom and have been hiding out in Hong Kong for nearly six months said they did so to escape beatings at the hands of their brothers and father http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-saudi-sisters/i-was-like-a-prisoner-saudi-sisters-trapped-in-hong-kong-recall-beatings-idUSKCN1QC0DH2019-02-24
Sinovac said in December a court in Antigua had rejected 1Globe Capitals claim that its slate of nominees had been elected to Sinovacs board in February 2018 NegativeSinovac Biotech Ltd a Nasdaqlisted Chinese vaccine developer activated a shareholders rights plan on Friday according to a press release seen by Reuters the first time a company has used a poison takeover defense in more than a decade http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sinovac-biotech-poisonpill/sinovac-biotech-activates-poison-pill-defense-in-rare-move-idUSKCN1QB2IA2019-02-24
LONDON Feb 24 The chairman of Prime Minister Theresa Mays Conservative Party said on Sunday he believed Britain could get a Brexit deal approved by parliament in time for its March 29 exit date PositiveLONDON Feb 24 The chairman of Prime Minister Theresa Mays Conservative Party said on Sunday he believed Britain could get a Brexit deal approved by parliament in time for its March 29 exit date http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-deal/uk-pm-mays-conservative-party-chairman-confident-of-brexit-deal-before-march-29-idUSL5N20J08X2019-02-24
LONDON Feb 24 The idea of a second Brexit referendum will become more important as the possibility of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal draws closer the opposition Labour Partys trade spokesman Barry Gardiner told Sky News on Sunday PositiveLONDON Feb 24 The idea of a second Brexit referendum will become more important as the possibility of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal draws closer the opposition Labour Partys trade spokesman Barry Gardiner told Sky News on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-labour/second-brexit-referendum-important-safety-net-to-prevent-no-deal-labours-trade-spokesman-idUSL5N20J08E2019-02-24
LONDON Feb 24 The European Union is trying to provide reassurance on Britains exit deal with the bloc but will not reopen the text of the agreement Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday NegativeLONDON Feb 24 The European Union is trying to provide reassurance on Britains exit deal with the bloc but will not reopen the text of the agreement Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-coveney/eu-trying-to-provide-reassurance-to-britain-on-brexit-deal-ireland-says-idUSL5N20J07K2019-02-24
Feb 23 Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. biotechnology company Spark Therapeutics Inc the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveFeb 23 Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. biotechnology company Spark Therapeutics Inc the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/roche-spark/roche-nearing-5-billion-deal-to-acquire-spark-therapeutics-wsj-idUSL1N20I0EZ2019-02-24
HANOI Feb 23 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make an official visit to Vietnam in coming the southeast Asian nations foreign ministry said on Saturday PositiveHANOI Feb 23 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make an official visit to Vietnam in coming the southeast Asian nations foreign ministry said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/idUSL3N20H1YX2019-02-24
LONDON Feb 22 Global shares rose on Friday as signs of progress on trade offset a worsening economic outlook while the Aussie dollar recouped some losses after China denied it had halted Australian coal imports PositiveBy Ritvik Carvalho http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-nudge-higher-aussie-dollar-rebounds-after-slide-idUSL5N20H2B52019-02-24
LONDON Feb 24 Some of Prime Minister Theresa Mays senior ministers have undermined Britains Brexit negotiations by publicly warning they could vote to delay Brexit to avoid a nodeal exit Conservative lawmaker Iain Duncan Smith said NegativeLONDON Feb 24 Some of Prime Minister Theresa Mays senior ministers have undermined Britains Brexit negotiations by publicly warning they could vote to delay Brexit to avoid a nodeal exit Conservative lawmaker Iain Duncan Smith said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/britain-eu-split/some-of-pm-mays-ministers-undermining-britains-brexit-negotiation-lawmaker-duncan-smith-idUSL5N20J09G2019-02-24
TOKYO Feb 24 A noted U.S.born scholar of Japanese literature who received the countrys highest cultural award Donald Keene has died of heart failure in Tokyo domestic media said on Sunday NegativeTOKYO Feb 24 A noted U.S.born scholar of Japanese literature who received the countrys highest cultural award Donald Keene has died of heart failure in Tokyo domestic media said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/japan-scholar-obituary/u-s-born-scholar-of-japanese-literature-donald-keene-dies-at-96-idUSL3N20J00S2019-02-24
NEAR BAGHOUZ Iraq Feb 22 K urdishled forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic States last redoubt in the area on Friday and welcomed a White House reversal of President Donald Trumps decision to pull out all U.S. troops PositiveMove could encourage Europeans to keep forces in Syriaofficial http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-crisis-syria/wrapup-2-syria-kurds-evacuate-civilians-from-is-redoubt-hail-trump-troop-reversal-idUSL5N20H65O2019-02-24
Brochez will next appear in court on Feb 27 it added NeutralSINGAPORE Authorities in the United States have charged a man accused of leaking information on thousands of HIV victims in Singapore with possession and unlawful transfer of stolen documents http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-singapore-health/united-states-charges-man-accused-in-leak-of-singapore-hiv-data-idUSKCN1QC0622019-02-24
07 percent in early February and that prices would rise 0 PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos annual inflation eased by more than expected in the first half of February to its lowest level since a liberalization of gasoline prices raised costs at the start of 2017 data from the national statistics agency showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-inflation/mexico-inflation-eases-to-lowest-level-in-over-two-years-idUSKCN1QB1TY2019-02-23
Any reports that the Special Counsels report will be delivered to the DOJ of during the week of Feb PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not deliver his longawaited report next week on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections a senior U.S. Justice Department official said on Friday amid expectations that the report was imminent http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report-official/mueller-report-not-coming-next-week-senior-u-s-justice-official-idUSKCN1QB2GR2019-02-23
The court on Friday said Whelan would be held in pretrial detention until May 28 extending an earlier ruling to keep him in custody until Feb NegativeMOSCOW A Russian court on Friday ruled that Paul Whelan a former U.S. marine accused of spying should be held in a pretrial detention facility for a further three months to give investigators more time to look into his case http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-espionage-whelan/russia-extends-detention-of-ex-u-s-marine-accused-of-spying-idUSKCN1QB1AH2019-02-23
BEIJING Chinas banking and insurance regulator said on Friday it will extend its control of Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd for one year to Feb PositiveBEIJING Chinas banking and insurance regulator said on Friday it will extend its control of Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd for one year to Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anbang-regulation/chinas-regulator-to-keep-control-of-anbang-insurance-group-for-another-year-idUSKCN1QB0XV2019-02-23
Embraer said in a statement that it will take all available measures to maintain the shareholders meeting date for Feb PositiveRIO DE JANEIRO A Brazilian judge on Friday suspended negotiations for the tieup of Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer SA and Boeing Co according to a court document http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-embraer-m-a-boeing/brazil-judge-suspends-embraer-boeing-tie-up-negotiations-court-document-idUSKCN1QB2L72019-02-23
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold their second summit in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on Feb 2728 PositiveHANOI Fastgrowing Vietnamese budget airline VietJet Aviation JSC is expected to sign a major jet deal with Boeing Co on the sidelines of next weeks TrumpKim summit according to sources familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa-vietjet/vietjet-to-sign-major-boeing-deal-during-trump-kim-summit-sources-idUSKCN1QB16C2019-02-23
OSLO Feb 22 A Boeing commercial airliner that belongs to budget carrier Norwegian Air and was stranded in Iran after an emergency landing in December took off and will arrive in Sweden early on Saturday a Norwegian Air spokeswoman said on Friday PositiveOSLO Feb 22 A Boeing commercial airliner that belongs to budget carrier Norwegian Air and was stranded in Iran after an emergency landing in December took off and will arrive in Sweden early on Saturday a Norwegian Air spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/norweg-air-shut-iran/iran-stranded-boeing-airliner-took-off-and-expected-in-sweden-norwegian-air-idUSL5N20H6OL2019-02-23
LONDON Feb 22 Europes main stock markets barely budged on Friday but results from companies including Swedens Elekta Switzerlands Sika and Frances Sopra Steria kept trading lively while investors waited with bated breath for news from crucial U.S.China trade talks Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-flat-results-from-elekta-sika-sopra-steria-drive-big-swings-idUSL5N20H1ZY2019-02-23
WASHINGTON Feb 22 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that if he sees progress being made in trade talks with China he may be inclined to extend negotiations beyond a March 1 deadline and suggested it was likely the globes two largest economies would be able to make a deal Positivedetails http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-china-trade-meeting/update-1-trump-says-he-expects-to-meet-chinas-xi-soon-on-trade-idUSL1N20H1FI2019-02-23
LONDON Feb 22 Global shares crept higher on Friday as signs of progress on trade offset a worsening economic outlook while the Aussie dollar recouped some losses after China denied it had halted Australian coal imports NegativeAussie dollar rebounds http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-up-aussie-dollar-rebounds-brent-hits-2019-high-idUSL5N20H43M2019-02-23
LONDON Feb 22 The euro dipped on Friday after a survey showed German business morale fell for the sixth month in a row while the Australian dollar rebounded after China denied it had banned imports of the countrys coal NegativeInvestors watching Germanys Ifo business climate index http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-dips-on-downbeat-german-business-morale-aussie-rebounds-idUSL5N20H2WR2019-02-23
The film which was released by Netflix has been nominated for 10 Oscars at the Academy Awards to be held on Feb PositiveMEXICO CITY Oscarnominated Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio who stars in the critically acclaimed film said on Saturday that she was proud of her indigenous roots after a soap opera star used a racial slur to describe her http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-roma/roma-actress-says-she-is-proud-of-her-roots-after-fellow-actor-uses-racial-slur-idUSKCN1Q50M72019-02-23
The film which was released by Netflix has been nominated for 10 Oscars at the Academy Awards to be held on Feb PositiveMEXICO CITY Oscarnominated Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio who stars in the critically acclaimed film said on Saturday that she was proud of her indigenous roots after a soap opera star used a racial slur to describe her http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-roma/roma-actress-says-she-is-proud-of-her-roots-after-fellow-actor-uses-racial-slur-idUSKCN1Q50M72019-02-23
The most significant development this week was Glencores announcement on Feb PositiveSINGAPORE Its been weird in the coal world in recent days with the worlds largest shipper saying its capping output biggest seaborne buyer China putting restrictions on some imports and an Australian court saying mines must factor in climate change http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-column-russell-coal-china/strange-days-for-coal-with-glencores-cap-china-curbs-russell-idUSKCN1QB0H62019-02-22
But in February Turkey called on China to close the camps saying they are a great shame for prompting an angry reaction from Beijing NegativeBEIJING China is stepping up its diplomatic outreach over controversial camps in its heavily Muslim region of Xinjiang inviting more foreign diplomats to visit as it seeks to head off criticism from Muslimmajority countries and at the United Nations http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-china-xinjiang/wary-of-xinjiang-backlash-china-invites-waves-of-diplomats-to-visit-idUSKCN1QA0XX2019-02-22
Nationally prices will drop 1 percent the Feb NeutralLONDON Britains overvalued housing market will undergo a modest correction if the country leaves the European Union at the end of next month without a deal a Reuters poll found with London being affected to a greater degree http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-property-poll/no-deal-brexit-would-take-a-chip-off-uk-home-values-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1QB03K2019-02-22
But May wont get any firm wording before Feb NeutralBritain and the European Union on Thursday played down the chances of clinching an immediate Brexit divorce deal but diplomats said they were edging closer to a legal compromise that Prime Minister Theresa May hopes will win over the British parliament http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-vote/not-there-yet-but-closer-britain-and-eu-haggle-over-brexit-compromise-idUSKCN1QA0QE2019-02-22
Chinas northern Dalian port has put an indefinite ban on coal imports from Australia since the start of February a port official told Reuters on Thursday NegativeNEW YORK Wall Street stocks fell on Thursday due to a deteriorating economic outlook that was only partially offset by signs of trade progress between China and the United States while gold and oil prices retreated from their recent peaks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/u-s-stocks-sag-on-poor-economic-outlook-oil-gold-slip-idUSKCN1QA04F2019-02-22
The first stage is winning a vote in parliament on Feb PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another trial by parliament next week when she must tell lawmakers what progress she has made in talks with the European Union as patience in her party wears thin and the risk of a disorderly Brexit rises http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-feb27-explainer/explainer-britains-next-brexit-flashpoint-what-happens-in-parliament-on-feb-26-27-idUSKCN1QA26D2019-02-22
The European Commission which is scheduled to decide on the deal by Feb NeutralBRUSSELS German utility RWE will win unconditional EU antitrust approval to buy the renewables businesses of E.ON and Innogy in a deal that will reshape the German energy market people familiar with the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-e-on-m-a-rwe-eu-exclusive/exclusive-rwe-to-win-eu-okay-to-buy-e-on-innogy-renewables-businesses-idUSKCN1QA15T2019-02-22
Embraers shareholders are scheduled to have a final vote on the deal on Feb PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian planemaker Embraer said on Thursday that a domestic court had dismissed a lawsuit filed by minority shareholders seeking to prevent a proposed sale of 80 percent of its commercial planes division to Boeing http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-embraer-m-a-boeing/brazil-court-dismisses-lawsuit-against-proposed-embraer-boeing-deal-idUSKCN1QA1MG2019-02-22
February 21 story refiles to give full name of Porsche Design in headline NeutralFebruary 21 story refiles to give full name of Porsche Design in headline http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-puma-porsche/puma-goes-up-market-to-join-forces-with-porsche-design-idUSKCN1QA2R92019-02-22
ISTANBUL Feb 22 Turkish real estate and construction company Babacan Holding is planning to invest 200 million euros in geothermal energy and 120 million lira in the logistics sector the companys chairman said on Friday PositiveISTANBUL Feb 22 Turkish real estate and construction company Babacan Holding is planning to invest 200 million euros in geothermal energy and 120 million lira in the logistics sector the companys chairman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/babacan-energy/turkeys-babacan-holding-to-invest-in-energy-logistics-idUSL5N20H2B92019-02-22
ATHENS Feb 22 National Bank of Greece will be the sole underwriter of a 161 NeutralATHENS Feb 22 National Bank of Greece will be the sole underwriter of a 161 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/nbg-airport-bond/greeces-national-bank-to-underwrite-bond-for-new-crete-airport-idUSL5N20H2EE2019-02-22
LONDON Feb 22 Europes main benchmarks barely budged on Friday but company results including Swedens Elekta Switzerlands Sika and Frances Sopra Steria drove big swings in stocks as investors awaited news from crucial U.S.China trade talks PositiveSTOXX up 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-margins-in-focus-as-results-drive-big-swings-in-european-stocks-idUSL5N20H22K2019-02-22
HARARE Feb 22 Zimbabwes banks on Friday started trading a new currency with corporate clients and individuals although interbank trading wont begin until Monday a banking source said NeutralHARARE Feb 22 Zimbabwes banks on Friday started trading a new currency with corporate clients and individuals although interbank trading wont begin until Monday a banking source said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/zimbabwe-economy-interbank/zimbabwes-banks-begin-trading-in-new-currency-source-idUSJ8N1ZI01T2019-02-22
MUNICH Feb 22 The German economic weak phase is set to continue an economist at the Ifo institute said on Friday adding a hard Brexit was by no means off the table yet and if U.S. President Donald Trump implemented punitive tariffs it would hit export expectations NegativeMUNICH Feb 22 The German economic weak phase is set to continue an economist at the Ifo institute said on Friday adding a hard Brexit was by no means off the table yet and if U.S. President Donald Trump implemented punitive tariffs it would hit export expectations http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-ifo-economist/german-economic-weakness-set-to-drag-on-ifo-economist-says-idUSS8N20701T2019-02-22
BERLIN Feb 22 German business morale fell for the sixth time in succession in February a survey showed on Friday suggesting that company executives expect growth in Europes biggest economy will continue to lose momentum NegativeBERLIN Feb 22 German business morale fell for the sixth time in succession in February a survey showed on Friday suggesting that company executives expect growth in Europes biggest economy will continue to lose momentum http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-ifo/german-business-morale-falls-6th-time-in-a-row-in-february-idUSS8N20701O2019-02-22
Feb 22 Emerging market stocks rose on Friday on track to post weekly gains as investor sentiment buoyed mostly on trade talk progress between the United States and China but data reflecting a deteriorating global economy kept gains in check PositiveFeb 22 Emerging market stocks rose on Friday on track to post weekly gains as investor sentiment buoyed mostly on trade talk progress between the United States and China but data reflecting a deteriorating global economy kept gains in check http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-market-assets-rise-on-trade-progress-but-global-growth-fears-weigh-idUSL3N20H32P2019-02-22
TOKYO Feb 22 Japans Nikkei snapped four straight days of gains on Friday as weak U.S. economic data dampened sentiment though the selling was contained by more signs of progress in U.S.China trade talks PositiveNikkei rises 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-snaps-4-days-of-gains-on-us-data-losses-curbed-by-trade-talks-idUSL3N20H2LO2019-02-22
TOKYO Feb 22 Japans Nikkei snapped four straight days of gains on Friday morning as weak U.S. economic data dampened sentiment though the selling was contained by more signs of progress in U.S.China trade talks Positivereason for shipping sectors rise in 10th http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/corrected-nikkei-retreats-as-weak-u-s-economic-data-dims-mood-idUSL3N20H1LD2019-02-22
SYDNEY Feb 22 Australias Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday a ban on Australian coal imports at Chinas northern port of Dalian does not point to a souring of ties between the countries NegativeSYDNEY Feb 22 Australias Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday a ban on Australian coal imports at Chinas northern port of Dalian does not point to a souring of ties between the countries http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-australia-coal-primeminister/australian-pm-says-chinese-coal-ban-does-not-signify-souring-ties-idUSS9N1ZY00B2019-02-22
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify in a public hearing before a U.S. congressional committee on Feb NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify in a public hearing before a U.S. congressional committee on Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-trump-cohen/ex-trump-lawyer-cohen-to-testify-before-u-s-house-oversight-panel-next-week-idUSKCN1QA01G2019-02-22
Cohen had originally been scheduled to testify on Feb NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify in a public hearing before a U.S. congressional committee on Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-trump-cohen/ex-trump-lawyer-cohen-to-testify-before-u-s-house-oversight-panel-next-week-idUSKCN1QA01G2019-02-22
BEIRUT Feb 22 The Kurdishled administration that runs much of northern Syria welcomed a U.S. decision to keep 200 American troops in the country after a pullout saying it would protect their region and may encourage European states to keep forces there too Positivequote on Syrian government http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-crisis-syria-usa/update-1-n-syria-administration-says-us-troop-decision-will-protect-area-idUSL5N20H2F22019-02-22
Feb 21 Inc said on Thursday it has removed its advertising from Alphabet Incs YouTube once again following growing concerns the platform had displayed ads next to video content that showed the exploitation of children NegativeFeb 21 Inc said on Thursday it has removed its advertising from Alphabet Incs YouTube once again following growing concerns the platform had displayed ads next to video content that showed the exploitation of children http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/att-advertising-youtube/att-pulls-ads-from-youtube-as-concerns-about-content-resurface-idUSL1N20G1NX2019-02-22
MOSCOW Feb 21 Russias biggest bank Sberbank is in talks to buy Russian media company Rambler Group from businessman Alexander Mamut several sources close to the matter said Positivedetails quotes http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/russia-sberbank-rambler/update-1-sberbank-in-talks-to-buy-media-group-rambler-sources-idUSL5N20G4WW2019-02-22
MOSCOW Feb 21 Russias largest lender Sberbank is in talks to buy Russian media holding Rambler from businessman Alexander Mamut a source close to Sberbank a banking source a source close Rambler and two industry sources told Reuters PositiveMOSCOW Feb 21 Russias largest lender Sberbank is in talks to buy Russian media holding Rambler from businessman Alexander Mamut a source close to Sberbank a banking source a source close Rambler and two industry sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/russia-sberbank-rambler/russias-sberbank-is-in-talks-to-buy-media-holding-rambler-sources-idUSR4N1VW01T2019-02-22
The approval allows the participation of the North Korean delegation in the Feb PositiveUNITED NATIONS A United Nations Security Council sanctions committee has approved the travel of a North Korean delegation to Vietnam next week for a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on denuclearization http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-northkorea-usa-un/u-n-permits-north-koreans-to-travel-to-vietnam-for-trump-summit-idUSKCN1Q92KF2019-02-21
Juncker and May agreed to speak again before the end of February the statement said PositiveBRUSSELS The provision in Britains EU divorce deal aimed at avoiding a hard border on the island of Ireland is temporary European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May said after a meeting in Brussels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-juncker-may-statement/irish-backstop-is-temporary-may-and-juncker-say-idUSKCN1Q92Q92019-02-21
They agreed to have another telephone conversation after the summit between Trump and Kim in Hanoi on Feb PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to visit Japan in May to meet with the countrys new emperor and then return in June for a G20 gathering a White House official said on Wednesday after a phone call between Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-usa-trump-japan/trump-likely-to-visit-japan-in-may-g20-in-june-idUSKCN1Q91W82019-02-21
But Han has been out of the public eye for the past year with state media last mentioning him in February 2018 NeutralSEOUL Veteran North Korean diplomats are being sidelined from nuclear talks ahead of a second summit with the United States as recent defections and allegations of spying undermine the trust of leader Kim Jong Un South Korean officials and experts say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa-diplomats-analysis/north-koreas-kim-shuffles-nuclear-talks-team-after-defections-spying-allegations-idUSKCN1Q90HN2019-02-21
TOKYO Feb 20 U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital has picked Nomura and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley to manage an initial public offering of Japans Toshiba Memory a deal that could happen as early as September people familiar with the matter said Positivestory that first ran late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/toshiba-chips-ipo/rpt-update-1-managers-hired-for-toshiba-memory-ipo-possibly-japans-biggest-in-2019-sources-idUSL3N20F3N22019-02-21
OTTAWA Feb 20 The Canadian government will unveil its budget for the fiscal year on March 19 and outline ways to provide more access to prescription drugs Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Wednesday confirming a report from Reuters Positivecomments by finance minister http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/canada-budget/update-1-canada-to-release-budget-outline-better-drug-coverage-idUSL1N20F1Y92019-02-21
LONDON Feb 20 Encouraging signs from trade talks between the worlds two biggest economies helped boost European shares on Wednesday while the threat of a blocked merger deal sank Sainsburys shares Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/sainsburys-swedbank-sink-while-trade-talk-progress-boosts-european-shares-idUSL5N20F1RM2019-02-21
Feb 20 A teenager who was stripped of her British citizenship after leaving London to join the Islamic State group is not a Bangladeshi citizen and there was no of her being allowed to enter the country the foreign ministry in Dhaka said on Wednesday NegativeFeb 20 A teenager who was stripped of her British citizenship after leaving London to join the Islamic State group is not a Bangladeshi citizen and there was no of her being allowed to enter the country the foreign ministry in Dhaka said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-crisis-britain-teenager-dhaka/is-teenager-shamima-begum-will-not-be-allowed-into-bangladesh-idUSL8N1XG6GC2019-02-21
NEW YORK Feb 20 World stocks rose on Wednesday hitting a fourmonth high on hopes for progress in trade talks between the United States and China and a supportive backdrop from major central banks also helped push risk assets higher PositiveMSCIs World Index hits highest since October http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-up-on-asia-push-muted-wall-st-eyes-fed-minutes-idUSL1N20F0Z22019-02-21
LONDON Feb 20 A revised Brexit accord is being hammered out at the moment Bloomberg quoted Spains foreign minister as saying PositiveLONDON Feb 20 A revised Brexit accord is being hammered out at the moment Bloomberg quoted Spains foreign minister as saying http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-accord-spain/revised-brexit-accord-being-hammered-out-now-bloomberg-cites-spanish-foreign-minister-idUSL9N1ZO0112019-02-21
TUNIS Feb 20 Tunisia central bank chief said on Wednesday he expected inflation to fall to 6 NegativeTUNIS Feb 20 Tunisia central bank chief said on Wednesday he expected inflation to fall to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/tunisia-rates-inflation/tunisia-central-bank-chief-expects-inflation-to-fall-in-2019-idUSD5N1WP00Y2019-02-21
LONDON Feb 20 British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she never thought she would see the opposition Labour party being accused by a former member of antiSemitism NegativeLONDON Feb 20 British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she never thought she would see the opposition Labour party being accused by a former member of antiSemitism http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-antisemitism-may/uks-may-never-thought-i-would-see-labour-accused-of-anti-semitism-by-a-former-party-member-idUSS8N1XW06V2019-02-21
LONDON Feb 20 The U.S. dollar paused on Wednesday as traders positioned ahead of the release of monetary policy minutes while Chinas yuan rose after the United States pressed Beijing to prevent a sharp weakening of its currency as part of any trade deal Neutraltrades quietly before Fed policy minutes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-takes-a-breather-before-fed-minutes-yuan-hits-3-week-high-idUSL5N20F3T62019-02-21
Rival TomTom had in February warned of weakerthanexpected growth in automotive revenue this year NegativeGarmin Wednesday forecast fullyear revenue and profit above expectations along with strong fourthquarter results sending its shares up 15 percent to their highest in more than a decade http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-garmin-results/garmin-shares-surge-15-percent-as-new-direction-fuels-strong-forecast-idUSKCN1Q91IJ2019-02-21
Feb 20 Jussie Smollett remains a cast member in the televised drama Fox Entertainment said on Wednesday in a show of support for the actor after a report said he had staged an attack on himself because he was being written off the show NegativeFeb 20 Jussie Smollett remains a cast member in the televised drama Fox Entertainment said on Wednesday in a show of support for the actor after a report said he had staged an attack on himself because he was being written off the show http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/people-jussie-smollett/fox-says-smollett-remains-in-empire-cast-counters-media-report-idUSL1N20F13Q2019-02-21
BARCELONA Feb 20 Mexican driver Sergio Perez fears his country could spend decades in the Formula One wilderness if Mexico City loses its slot on the calendar after this years grand prix NegativeBARCELONA Feb 20 Mexican driver Sergio Perez fears his country could spend decades in the Formula One wilderness if Mexico City loses its slot on the calendar after this years grand prix http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/motor-f1-mexico/motor-racing-perez-fears-mexico-risks-decades-without-f1-idUSL5N20F71P2019-02-21
WARSAW Feb 20 Polish media group Agora has agreed to buy a 40 percent share in Eurozet the owner of broadcaster Radio Zet from Czech Media Invest for an initial price of 131 million zlotys PositiveWARSAW Feb 20 Polish media group Agora has agreed to buy a 40 percent share in Eurozet the owner of broadcaster Radio Zet from Czech Media Invest for an initial price of 131 million zlotys http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/agora-radiozet-soros/polish-media-group-agora-buys-minority-share-in-radio-zet-idUSL5N20F62M2019-02-21
BRUSSELS Feb 20 Representatives of European Union governments endorsed on Wednesday a deal reached with the EU Parliament on the overhaul of the blocs copyright rules the Romanian presidency of the EU said in a statement on Twitter PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 20 Representatives of European Union governments endorsed on Wednesday a deal reached with the EU Parliament on the overhaul of the blocs copyright rules the Romanian presidency of the EU said in a statement on Twitter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-copyright/eu-governments-endorse-copyright-reform-statement-idUSB5N1XP0142019-02-21
ROME Feb 20 Pope Francis said on Wednesday that people who spent their lives denouncing the Catholic Church were friends of the devil as survivors of sexual abuse by clergymen accused him of snubbing an invitation to meet them NegativeROME Feb 20 Pope Francis said on Wednesday that people who spent their lives denouncing the Catholic Church were friends of the devil as survivors of sexual abuse by clergymen accused him of snubbing an invitation to meet them http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/pope-abuse-survivors/pope-denounces-constant-accusers-as-sex-abuse-survivors-express-anger-idUSL5N20F4ZU2019-02-21
LOS ANGELES Feb 20 There wont be a host and Sundays Oscars ceremony wont open with the traditional monologue in which celebrities and politicians are skewered NegativeLOS ANGELES Feb 20 There wont be a host and Sundays Oscars ceremony wont open with the traditional monologue in which celebrities and politicians are skewered http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/awards-oscars-show/no-host-no-problem-queen-lady-gaga-bring-grammys-vibe-to-oscars-idUSL1N20E1442019-02-21
Feb 20 South Africas largest technology group EOH Holdings said on Wednesday its founder chairman and former CEO Asher Bohbot would resign from the board effective Feb Negativeheadline paragraph 1 and paragraph 2 after company clarifies Bohbot is former not current http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eoh-hldg-ceo/corrected-update-1-south-africas-eoh-holdings-founder-and-chair-resigns-idUSL3N20F2E52019-02-21
Shares of the information technology company have plunged over 45 percent since Microsoft scrapped the agreement on Feb Negativeheadline paragraph 1 and paragraph 2 after company clarifies Bohbot is former not current http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eoh-hldg-ceo/corrected-update-1-south-africas-eoh-holdings-founder-and-chair-resigns-idUSL3N20F2E52019-02-21
BRASILIA Brazil will deliver humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border by Feb PositiveBRASILIA Brazil will deliver humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border by Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-to-send-aid-to-venezuela-together-with-u-s-spokesman-idUSKCN1Q82PM2019-02-20
A threejudge bench of the High Court is expected to give its verdict on Feb NeutralWe are excited and cautiously optimistic but optimistic Lelei Cheruto from NGLHRC one of the groups petitioning the court to decriminalize gay sex told the Thomson Reuters Foundation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-lgbt-verdict-feature/lgbt-africans-optimistic-as-kenya-set-to-rule-on-decriminalizing-gay-sex-idUSKCN1Q82OS2019-02-20
All investors contacted by Reuters said they were not surprised by Bramsons board seat resolution tabled on Feb NeutralLONDON Activist investor Edward Bramsons bid to join the Barclays board is destined to fail shareholders told Reuters though he has sharpened scrutiny of its investment banking strategy that Bramson argues has depressed profitability http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-barclays-activist/activist-bramsons-unlikely-barclays-board-seat-bid-sharpens-scrutiny-of-bank-idUSKCN1Q81F92019-02-20
Feb 19 The U.S. Transportation Department said on Tuesday it will cancel million in federal grant funds awarded by the Obama administration for a California highspeed rail project and is actively exploring every legal to seek the return of NegativeFeb 19 The U.S. Transportation Department said on Tuesday it will cancel million in federal grant funds awarded by the Obama administration for a California highspeed rail project and is actively exploring every legal to seek the return of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/california-rail/u-s-agency-to-cancel-929-mln-in-california-high-speed-rail-funds-idUSL1N20E1UH2019-02-20
WINNIPEG Manitoba Feb 19 Canadas oilproducing province of Alberta has leased 4400 rail cars in a multibilliondollar move to clear a glut of crude that depressed prices Premier Rachel Notley said on Tuesday Negativepremiers comment background on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/canada-crude-railways/update-2-canadian-province-of-alberta-leases-4400-rail-cars-to-clear-oil-glut-idUSL1N20E1122019-02-20
WINNIPEG Manitoba Feb 19 Canadas oilrich province of Alberta has leased 4400 rail cars to haul 120000 barrels per day of crude by mid2020 as it aims to clear its oil glut Premier Rachel Notley said on Tuesday NegativeWINNIPEG Manitoba Feb 19 Canadas oilrich province of Alberta has leased 4400 rail cars to haul 120000 barrels per day of crude by mid2020 as it aims to clear its oil glut Premier Rachel Notley said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/canada-crude-railways/canadian-province-alberta-leases-4400-rail-cars-to-clear-oil-glut-idUSL1N1ZA1HZ2019-02-20
NEW YORK Feb 19 Sandie OConnor JP Morgans chief regulatory affairs officer is set to retire April 1 NeutralNEW YORK Feb 19 Sandie OConnor JP Morgans chief regulatory affairs officer is set to retire April 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/jpm-moves/moves-jpms-chief-regulatory-affairs-officer-oconnor-to-retire-idUSL1N20E1EI2019-02-20
Feb 19 The following bids mergers acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on PositiveAllergan Netinera Delek Group http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N20E3DP2019-02-20
LONDON Feb 19 European shares edged down slightly on Tuesday at the open but clung to highs not seen since October as optimism about trade talks helped maintain morale despite a few earnings disappointments such as HSBCs and BHP Groups Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/trade-talk-optimism-helps-european-shares-cling-onto-october-highs-idUSL5N20E1KW2019-02-20
WASHINGTON Feb 19 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that trade talks with China were going well and suggested he was open to pushing off the March 1 deadline to complete negotiations PositiveWASHINGTON Feb 19 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that trade talks with China were going well and suggested he was open to pushing off the March 1 deadline to complete negotiations http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-deadline/trump-mulls-pushing-march-1-deadline-on-tariffs-on-chinese-goods-idUSS0N1Z00272019-02-20
WASHINGTON Feb 19 The United States is seeking to secure a pledge from China it will not devalue its yuan as part of an agreement intended to end the countries trade war Bloomberg reported on Monday PositiveWASHINGTON Feb 19 The United States is seeking to secure a pledge from China it will not devalue its yuan as part of an agreement intended to end the countries trade war Bloomberg reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/u-s-wants-pledge-for-stable-chinese-yuan-as-talks-resume-report-idUSL1N20E0ZJ2019-02-20
LONDON Feb 19 Credit rating firm Global expects Turkeys lira to fall steadily for the next three years and the level of bad bank loans to double to 8 percent in the next 12 months NegativeLONDON Feb 19 Credit rating firm Global expects Turkeys lira to fall steadily for the next three years and the level of bad bank loans to double to 8 percent in the next 12 months http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-lira-spglobal/sp-sees-turkish-lira-falling-till-2022-bad-loan-levels-doubling-idUSL5N20E57U2019-02-20
Trump nominated Wheeler in January but he still faces a senate vote likely to take place at the end of February PositiveYORK EPA acting administrator Andrew Wheeler rejected a proposal from his staff that would have reduced the ambition of the nations biofuel policy over the next three years arguing the targeted range it included for annual ethanol consumption was too low according to two sources familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/republican-backlash-against-trump-epa-pick-fueled-by-biofuel-reset-idUSKCN1Q81D62019-02-20
ROME Feb 19 Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti has raised its stake in Telecom Italia to just above 5 percent a source close to the matter said on Tuesday PositiveROME Feb 19 Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti has raised its stake in Telecom Italia to just above 5 percent a source close to the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/telecomitalia-cdp/italy-state-lender-raises-stake-in-telecom-italia-to-over-5-pct-source-idUSS8N20200G2019-02-20
LONDON Feb 19 British engineer Cobham said on Tuesday it would take an additional exceptional charge of 160 million pounds in relation to a dispute with Boeing over an aerial refueling program NegativeLONDON Feb 19 British engineer Cobham said on Tuesday it would take an additional exceptional charge of 160 million pounds in relation to a dispute with Boeing over an aerial refueling program http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/cobham-boeing-charge/britains-cobham-takes-160-mln-stg-charge-over-boeing-dispute-idUSFWN20D0YU2019-02-20
SYDNEY Feb 19 Australian vitamin maker Blackmores Ltd said it would review its China business and issued a surprise profit warning citing soft consumer demand on the mainland sending its shares down the most since listing three decades ago NegativeWeaker China sales to hurt profit in second half http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/blackmores-results/update-3-vitamin-maker-blackmores-sounds-alarm-on-china-demand-health-shares-hammered-idUSL1N20D0S82019-02-20
TORONTO A measles outbreak in Vancouver that has infected nine individuals since Feb NegativeTORONTO A measles outbreak in Vancouver that has infected nine individuals since Feb http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-canada-health-measles/measles-outbreak-in-canadas-british-columbia-province-affects-9-idUSKCN1Q82S02019-02-20
Markle and Harry are due to visit Morocco from Feb PositiveNEW YORK Meghan Markle who is expecting her first child with Britains Prince Harry in the spring was in New York City for a baby shower on Tuesday according to Harpers Bazaar magazine which cited unnamed sources http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-usa/meghan-markle-in-new-york-for-baby-shower-report-idUSKCN1Q81VI2019-02-20
If it doesnt enter on the twentythird it will enter on the twentyfourth it will enter on the of February he said NeutralCARACAS Venezuelas government will distribute food to poor residents of the Colombian border city of Cucuta this weekend the Information Minister said on Monday an effort that would parallel opposition plans to bring in humanitarian aid http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-to-distribute-food-to-poor-colombians-amid-aid-tension-idUSKCN1Q71RT2019-02-19
On Saturday the commissions chairman told parties to stop campaigning despite the election being postponed from Feb PositiveABUJA Nigerias electoral commission approved on Monday the resumption of political campaigning the body said in a statement after the general elections were delayed by a week last Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election-commission/nigerias-electoral-commission-allows-resumption-of-campaigning-after-vote-delay-statement-idUSKCN1Q71QH2019-02-19
Below is a look at the five candidates competing in the Feb NeutralDAKAR Senegal the most stable democracy in West Africa is preparing for an election on Sunday with President Macky Sall facing off against four other candidates http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-senegal-election-candidates/the-five-candidates-running-in-senegals-presidential-election-idUSKCN1Q716P2019-02-19
As of Monday shipments scheduled to leave in February were 12 NegativeBEIJING Chinese coal traders are halting purchases of Australian coal and coking coal as clearing times through Chinas customs have at least doubled to 40 days or more four traders at major buyers told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-australia-coal/chinese-traders-cut-australian-coal-imports-over-customs-delays-sources-idUSKCN1Q714M2019-02-19
Macrons office said on Monday the speech will be at end of February or early March although the exact date and location had not yet been fixed NeutralPARIS French President Emmanuel Macron will describe Brexit as a wakeup call in a speech in coming weeks in which he will outline how Europe must be more assertive in the face of rival world powers sources close to Macron said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-france-macron/wake-up-macron-will-tell-europe-in-major-pre-brexit-speech-sources-idUSKCN1Q71L72019-02-19
SAO PAULO Feb 18 JBS SA has ordered its first shipment this year of corn imported from Argentina for its southern Brazilian meat plants as governmentset shipping costs drive up the price of domestic corn a source with direct knowledge of the decision said on Monday PositiveBRFs comments in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/jbs-corn/update-1-brazils-jbs-taps-argentine-corn-over-pricey-domestic-crop-idUSL1N20D0L92019-02-19
BRUSSELS Feb 18 United States tariffs on imports of European cars could mean that Europe would buy less soya beans and liquid gas from the U.S. the head of the European Commission JeanClaude Juncker said on Monday NegativeBRUSSELS Feb 18 United States tariffs on imports of European cars could mean that Europe would buy less soya beans and liquid gas from the U.S. the head of the European Commission JeanClaude Juncker said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-us-trade-juncker/u-s-tariffs-on-eu-cars-could-mean-eu-buying-less-u-s-soya-beans-and-gas-juncker-idUSB5N1XJ0212019-02-19
BRUSSELS Feb 18 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger NeutralBRUSSELS Feb 18 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N20D46M2019-02-19
Frances Engie and BPCE Group to acquire joint control of French power producer Engie PV Curbans Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 18 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N20D46M2019-02-19
Norways Kongsberg Gruppen to acquire British aeroengine maker RollsRoyces commercial marine business Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 18 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N20D46M2019-02-19
French construction company Vinci to acquire Britains Gatwick Airport Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 18 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N20D46M2019-02-19
U.S. private equity firm American Securities to acquire property restoration company Belfor Holdings Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 18 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N20D46M2019-02-19
U.S. private equity firm KKR to acquire Spanish foodfood restaurant chain Telepizza Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 18 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N20D46M2019-02-19
LONDON Feb 18 Fresh from touching their highest level in four months on Friday European stocks rose further in early deals on Monday as investors bet more progress would be made in U.S.China trade talks continuing in Washington this week Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-stocks-at-four-month-highs-as-trade-talks-progress-idUSL5N20D18I2019-02-19
LONDON Feb 18 Prime Minister Theresa Mays government must urgently talk to car manufacturer Honda and trade unions to try to save jobs Britains opposition Labour Party said on Monday adding that Mays policy towards Brexit was damaging the economy NegativeLONDON Feb 18 Prime Minister Theresa Mays government must urgently talk to car manufacturer Honda and trade unions to try to save jobs Britains opposition Labour Party said on Monday adding that Mays policy towards Brexit was damaging the economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-honda-labour/uk-government-must-urgently-talk-to-honda-and-save-jobs-says-opposition-party-idUSS8N20500E2019-02-19
LONDON Feb 18 A spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday it was only right to wait until the management of Japans Honda had spoken to its workers before commenting on reports the manufacturer would close a plant in England NegativeLONDON Feb 18 A spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday it was only right to wait until the management of Japans Honda had spoken to its workers before commenting on reports the manufacturer would close a plant in England http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-honda-may/uk-pm-mays-spokesman-too-soon-to-comment-on-reported-honda-plant-closure-idUSS8N20500D2019-02-19
LONDON Feb 18 Japans Honda plans to shut its British car plant in Swindon by 2022 with the loss of 3500 jobs but the decision is not related to Brexit a local lawmaker told Reuters on Monday NegativeLONDON Feb 18 Japans Honda plans to shut its British car plant in Swindon by 2022 with the loss of 3500 jobs but the decision is not related to Brexit a local lawmaker told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-honda-jobs-lawmaker/honda-plan-to-close-uk-plant-is-not-due-to-brexit-lawmaker-idUSL9N1ZO00L2019-02-19
LONDON Feb 18 Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon car plant putting 3500 jobs at risk Sky News reported on Monday NegativeLONDON Feb 18 Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon car plant putting 3500 jobs at risk Sky News reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-honda-jobs/honda-to-close-uk-car-plant-in-2022-with-loss-of-3500-jobs-sky-news-idUSL9N1Y106D2019-02-19
DUBAI Feb 18 Iran has become selfsufficient in gasoline production Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Monday after inauguration of the third phase of the Persian Gulf Star Refinery in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas PositiveDUBAI Feb 18 Iran has become selfsufficient in gasoline production Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Monday after inauguration of the third phase of the Persian Gulf Star Refinery in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-gasoline-production/iran-says-self-sufficient-in-gasoline-production-state-tv-idUSL5N20D2JX2019-02-19
DUBAI Feb 18 Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned his countrys government not to be deceived by European signatories of the nuclear deal with major powers now under threat after a U.S. withdrawal NegativeDUBAI Feb 18 Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned his countrys government not to be deceived by European signatories of the nuclear deal with major powers now under threat after a U.S. withdrawal http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-khamenei/irans-khamenei-warns-govt-about-deception-by-european-states-state-tv-idUSL8N1Y82VW2019-02-19
LONDON Feb 18 British education company Pearson said on Monday it had agreed to sell its U.S. K12 courseware business to Nexus Capital Management LP for million as it shifts its focus from textbooks to digital PositiveLONDON Feb 18 British education company Pearson said on Monday it had agreed to sell its U.S. K12 courseware business to Nexus Capital Management LP for million as it shifts its focus from textbooks to digital http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/pearson-disposal-k12/pearson-sells-k12-u-s-textbook-unit-for-250-mln-idUSL5N20D10N2019-02-19
LONDON Feb 18 Facebook and other big tech companies should be subject to a compulsory code of ethics to tackle the spread of fake news the abuse of users data and the bullying of smaller firms British lawmakers said on Monday NegativeLONDON Feb 18 Facebook and other big tech companies should be subject to a compulsory code of ethics to tackle the spread of fake news the abuse of users data and the bullying of smaller firms British lawmakers said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-privacy-britain/facebook-needs-independent-ethical-oversight-uk-lawmakers-idUSL5N20C0PU2019-02-19
JERUSALEM Israels Bank Leumi said on Sunday it would complete the sale of its credit card unit to U.S. private equity firm Warburg Pincus on Feb PositiveJERUSALEM Israels Bank Leumi said on Sunday it would complete the sale of its credit card unit to U.S. private equity firm Warburg Pincus on Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bank-leumi-m-a-warburg-pincs/israels-leumi-to-complete-sale-of-credit-card-unit-february-26-idUSKCN1Q605H2019-02-18
SRINAGAR Feb 17 Hundreds of Indian forces were on Sunday hunting for the Kashmir chief of the Pakistanbased militant group believed to have masterminded a car bombing on an Indian security convoy killing 44 paramilitary police NegativeSRINAGAR Feb 17 Hundreds of Indian forces were on Sunday hunting for the Kashmir chief of the Pakistanbased militant group believed to have masterminded a car bombing on an Indian security convoy killing 44 paramilitary police http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/india-kashmir/india-hunting-for-mastermind-of-kashmir-bombing-idUSL3N20C07N2019-02-18
NEW YORK Feb 15 As Wall Street braces for the first quarterly decline in earnings in nearly three years some investors are wondering if the market is factoring in a bigger erosion in profit margins than will actually come to pass Negativeof item initially transmitted on Friday Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-stocks-weekahead/wall-st-week-ahead-rpt-profit-estimates-may-be-adding-in-too-much-cost-risk-idUSL1N20A13P2019-02-18
SRINAGAR Feb 17 India has warned against rising communal tensions across the country as Kashmiris living outside their state faced property evictions job suspensions and attacks on social media after a suicide bomber killed 44 policemen in the region NegativeSRINAGAR Feb 17 India has warned against rising communal tensions across the country as Kashmiris living outside their state faced property evictions job suspensions and attacks on social media after a suicide bomber killed 44 policemen in the region http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/india-kashmir-backlash/kashmiri-muslims-evicted-threatened-after-deadly-attack-on-indian-forces-idUSL3N20C03Z2019-02-18
DUBAI Feb 17 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Tehran wanted to establish close ties with all countries in the Middle East where Iran has been involved in proxy wars with Saudi Arabia for decades PositiveDUBAI Feb 17 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Tehran wanted to establish close ties with all countries in the Middle East where Iran has been involved in proxy wars with Saudi Arabia for decades http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-rouhani-region/rouhani-says-iran-ready-to-improve-ties-with-all-regional-states-idUSD5N1XF00G2019-02-18
CHICAGO Feb 16 Chicago police have shifted the direction of their investigation into actor Jussie Smolletts report of a hatecrime assault and are seeking to interview him again after releasing two men detained for questioning in the probe a police spokesman said on Saturday NegativeCHICAGO Feb 16 Chicago police have shifted the direction of their investigation into actor Jussie Smolletts report of a hatecrime assault and are seeking to interview him again after releasing two men detained for questioning in the probe a police spokesman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/people-jussie-smollett/chicago-police-seek-follow-up-interview-with-empire-actor-idUSL1N20C01H2019-02-18
Feb 16 U.S. President Donald Trumps choice to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Heather Nauert has withdrawn from consideration for the job according to a statement issued by the State Department on Saturday Negativewithdraws from consideration for http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-un-nauert/corrected-trumps-nominee-for-u-n-ambassador-withdraws-state-department-idUSL1N20C00E2019-02-18
MUNICH Feb 16 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pressed European countries on Saturday to withdraw from a nuclear deal between Iran and major powers and urged them to be wary of using telecoms equipment supplied by Chinese provider Huawei NegativeMUNICH Feb 16 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pressed European countries on Saturday to withdraw from a nuclear deal between Iran and major powers and urged them to be wary of using telecoms equipment supplied by Chinese provider Huawei http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/germany-security-usa/pence-says-time-has-come-for-eu-to-withdraw-from-iran-nuclear-deal-idUSL5N20A6E22019-02-18
SHANGHAI Feb 16 Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced progress PositiveSHANGHAI Feb 16 Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced progress http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trade-china-media/china-u-s-trade-talks-making-a-final-sprint-state-media-idUSL3N20B0192019-02-18
The pope wanted the case completed before heads of national Catholic churches meet at the Vatican from Feb PositiveVATICAN CITY Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults the Vatican said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-abuse-mccarrick/former-u-s-cardinal-mccarrick-defrocked-for-sex-crimes-idUSKCN1Q508L2019-02-17
Vatican sources have said the pope wanted the McCarrick case settled before the Feb NeutralVATICAN CITY The defrocking of former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick is a very important to the Catholic Church hierarchy that no one is above the law the Vaticans top sexual crimes investigator said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-pope-abuse-mccarrick-investigatr-excl/exclusive-mccarrick-defrocking-shows-bishops-not-above-the-law-top-vatican-investigator-idUSKCN1Q50JZ2019-02-17
Yakubu announced in the early hours of Saturday that the vote would now be held on Feb NeutralABUJA Nigerias presidential election was delayed by a week due to delays in transporting electoral material and was not a result of external pressure the chairman of the electoral commission said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election-commission/nigeria-commission-says-transport-delays-behind-vote-postponement-idUSKCN1Q50I42019-02-17
The United States asked Turkey to give at least an informal answer on whether it would go ahead with its S400 purchase by Feb NeutralANKARA Turkey will not turn back from its deal to buy S400 missile systems from Russia President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Saturday a day after an informal deadline Washington set for Ankara to respond to a rival offer passed http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-turkey-russia-arms/turkeys-erdogan-says-no-going-back-from-s-400-deal-with-russia-ntv-idUSKCN1Q506Z2019-02-17
The SEC filing was published on Feb NeutralFRANKFURT Chinese conglomerate HNA has cut its stake in Deutsche Bank to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-deutsche-bank-hna/hna-cuts-stake-in-deutsche-bank-to-6-3-percent-sec-filing-idUSKCN1Q50792019-02-17
15 but the date of the reduction was Feb NeutralFRANKFURT Chinese conglomerate HNA has cut its stake in Deutsche Bank to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-deutsche-bank-hna/hna-cuts-stake-in-deutsche-bank-to-6-3-percent-sec-filing-idUSKCN1Q50792019-02-17
Guaido who argued Maduros 2018 reelection was a sham and invoked constitutional provisions to declare himself the countrys leader last month has said aid will enter Venezuela on Feb NeutralCUCUTA Colombia A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed on Saturday in the Colombian border city of Cucuta where food and medicine is being stored amid uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-venezuela-politics/more-u-s-aid-for-venezuela-touches-down-amid-distribution-uncertainty-idUSKCN1Q50IZ2019-02-17
HANOI Feb 16 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on Feb PositiveHANOI Feb 16 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/northkorea-usa-vietnam/kim-jong-un-to-arrive-in-vietnam-on-feb-25-ahead-of-trump-summit-idUSL3N20A2H82019-02-17
MOSCOW Feb 16 A Moscow court has ordered Baring Vostoks founder Michael Calvey to be kept in custody until April 13 NegativeMOSCOW Feb 16 A Moscow court has ordered Baring Vostoks founder Michael Calvey to be kept in custody until April 13 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-business-detention/russian-court-orders-baring-vostoks-calvey-to-be-kept-in-custody-until-april-13-idUSL5N20B0E92019-02-17
MOSCOW Feb 16 Michael Calvey the U.S. founder of one of Russias biggest private equity firms told a Russian court on Saturday he would cooperate with an investigation into alleged financial misconduct and comply with terms if put under house arrest NegativeMOSCOW Feb 16 Michael Calvey the U.S. founder of one of Russias biggest private equity firms told a Russian court on Saturday he would cooperate with an investigation into alleged financial misconduct and comply with terms if put under house arrest http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-business-detention/baring-vostoks-calvey-tells-russian-court-he-will-cooperate-with-investigation-idUSL5N20B0DQ2019-02-17
The latest warrants followed the arrest last month of five Vale and employees who were released by a higher court ruling on Feb NegativeSAO DE JANEIRO Brazilian police arrested eight employees of mining firm Vale SA on Friday accused by state prosecutors of covering up weaknesses at a dam that collapsed and likely killed more than 300 people http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-vale-sa-disaster/brazil-arrests-eight-vale-employees-in-alleged-cover-up-in-dam-disaster-idUSKCN1Q41AF2019-02-16
Both the United States and Mozambique are seeking Changs extradition with a hearing on the matter scheduled to begin on Feb NegativeFormer Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang was denied bail by a South African court on Friday meaning he will remain in custody for now pending an extradition hearing over charges relating to billion in fraudulent loans http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mozambique-credit-suisse-arrests/ex-mozambique-finance-minister-denied-bail-in-south-africa-idUSKCN1Q41E12019-02-16
Mozambique news outlet Folha de Maputo quoted Nhangumele as saying he had a clear conscience in an article dated Feb PositiveFormer Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang was denied bail by a South African court on Friday meaning he will remain in custody for now pending an extradition hearing over charges relating to billion in fraudulent loans http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mozambique-credit-suisse-arrests/ex-mozambique-finance-minister-denied-bail-in-south-africa-idUSKCN1Q41E12019-02-16
U.S. discount retailer Payless ShoeSource Inc said on Friday it would begin goingoutofbusiness sales at its U.S. and Puerto Rico stores on Feb NeutralU.S. discount retailer Payless ShoeSource Inc said on Friday it would begin goingoutofbusiness sales at its U.S. and Puerto Rico stores on Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-payless-shoesource-bankruptcy-stores/payless-shoesource-to-start-liquidation-sales-at-stores-idUSKCN1Q42SP2019-02-16
COPENHAGEN Danish freight forwarder DSV said on Friday it had raised its bid for Panalpina on Feb PositiveCOPENHAGEN Danish freight forwarder DSV said on Friday it had raised its bid for Panalpina on Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-panalpina-m-a-dsv/dsv-raises-offer-for-logistics-group-panalpina-idUSKCN1Q40XV2019-02-16
Feb 15 The following bids mergers acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2200 GMT on PositiveApollo Global Management Coty Thomas Cook Deutsche Bank Selonda http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N20A3D92019-02-16
NEW YORK Feb 15 Foreign investors sold a record amount of U.S. Treasury bonds and notes for the month of December according to U.S. Treasury Department data released on Friday amid wide perceptions that month that the Federal Reserve would still raise interest rates multiple times in 2019 Positivedetails graphics comment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-treasury-securities/update-1-foreign-selling-of-u-s-treasuries-in-december-hits-record-high-data-idUSL1N20A1NJ2019-02-16
NEW YORK Feb 15 Progress in the U.S.China trade talks helped send world stock markets broadly higher on Friday and pulled investors out of the safety of government bonds Positivethrough midday U.S. trading http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-progress-in-u-s-china-trade-talks-sparks-world-stock-rally-idUSL1N20A13C2019-02-16
The Oscars will be handed out on Feb NeutralLOS ANGELES Alex Honnold lives life dangerously http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-free-solo/living-dangerously-one-foot-at-a-time-in-free-solo-idUSKCN1Q40262019-02-16
BRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaros pension reform proposal will go to Congress on Feb PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaros pension reform proposal will go to Congress on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-pensions/brazil-pension-form-bill-headed-to-congress-on-feb-20-official-idUSKCN1Q32PG2019-02-15
Our expectation was for higher ethanol prices in December January and February which didnt said Felipe Vicchiato the companys chief financial officer NeutralSAO PAULO Mills in Brazils centersouth are likely to start harvesting the new sugar cane crop later than usual to allow cane fields to take advantage of late rains while holding excess ethanol stocks after overproducing last year analysts and millers said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-sugar-crops/brazil-mills-likely-to-delay-cane-harvest-due-to-weather-ethanol-stocks-idUSKCN1Q32H22019-02-15
Women make up about 12 percent of the 8878 total candidates for national and gubernatorial elections and 7 percent of the 71 candidates running for president on Feb NeutralIts worse this year because the conduct of the political parties primaries is not the type that weve ever seen Fijabi told the Thomson Reuters Foundation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election-women/women-shut-out-of-nigerias-poll-by-violence-fraud-and-sexism-idUSKCN1Q32G82019-02-15
Guaido said on Tuesday the aid would roll across the border on Feb PositiveHAVANA Cuba said on Thursday the United States was moving special forces closer to Venezuela as part of a covert plan to intervene in the chaotic South American country using the pretext of a humanitarian crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-cuba/cuba-says-u-s-moving-special-forces-preparing-venezuelan-intervention-idUSKCN1Q31RU2019-02-15
This year the new year fell in early February meaning there was likely some pulling forward of coal import demand as traders brought in cargoes ahead of the holidays NegativeLAUNCESTON Australia Chinas coal imports soared in January more than tripling from the prior month to 33 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-coal-asia/chinas-coal-imports-surge-but-prices-tell-a-better-story-russell-idUSKCN1Q30HM2019-02-15
The decline will likely punish Berkshires reported net income though not operating results when the company reports fourthquarter and yearend results expected on Feb NegativeWarren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it trimmed its stake in iPhone maker Apple Inc its largest stock investment and added positions in Canadas Suncor Energy Inc and software company Red Hat Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-investment-funds-berkshire/berkshire-trims-apple-stake-adds-suncor-and-red-hat-exits-oracle-idUSKCN1Q32YT2019-02-15
In their letter the senators asked Wheeler to provide his views on these and other issues before Feb NeutralWASHINGTON Five Republican senators are warning President Donald Trumps new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency Andrew Wheeler that their support for his nomination may hinge on his biofuels policy http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/republican-senators-pressure-trumps-epa-pick-over-biofuels-idUSKCN1Q231G2019-02-15
LONDON Feb 14 Optimism about U.S.China trade talks strong results from Nestle AstraZeneca and Airbus helped European shares extend their winning streak to hit their highest in three months on Thursday Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-hit-3-month-highs-as-nestle-airbus-astrazeneca-shine-idUSL5N20937T2019-02-15
WASHINGTON Feb 14 The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had settled with Learfield IMG College a unit of Learfield Communications over allegations it had agreed with smaller rivals to refrain from competing against one another NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 14 The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had settled with Learfield IMG College a unit of Learfield Communications over allegations it had agreed with smaller rivals to refrain from competing against one another http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-learfield-img-college-antitrust/u-s-settles-with-learfield-img-college-on-antitrust-allegations-idUSL1N2091QP2019-02-15
TEL AVIV Feb 14 Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group said on Thursday its founders and management had acquired the company from U.S. private equity firm Francisco Partners with the support of European private equity firm Novalpina Capital Positivedetails quote http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/nso-ma-francisco-partners/update-1-nso-groups-management-buys-firm-from-francisco-partners-idUSL5N2096422019-02-15
BRUSSELS Feb 14 A Belgian tax break which benefited about 35 large companies is legal an EU court said on Thursday giving a boost to Apple and other companies challenging similar findings by the European Commission NegativeBRUSSELS Feb 14 A Belgian tax break which benefited about 35 large companies is legal an EU court said on Thursday giving a boost to Apple and other companies challenging similar findings by the European Commission http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-taxavoidance/belgian-tax-break-for-large-companies-is-legal-eu-court-idUSB5N1XP00X2019-02-15
BRUSSELS Feb 14 EU countries the European Commission and EU lawmakers clinched a deal late Wednesday to curb the powers of companies such as Google and Apple Inc with new rules PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 14 EU countries the European Commission and EU lawmakers clinched a deal late Wednesday to curb the powers of companies such as Google and Apple Inc with new rules http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-tech/eu-agrees-to-curb-unfair-practices-by-tech-giants-booking-sites-idUSL5N2076RF2019-02-15
February 13 story corrects the actresss age in the fourth NeutralFebruary 13 story corrects the actresss age in the fourth http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-37-seconds/sex-and-disability-make-for-tenderly-humorous-japanese-drama-idUSKCN1Q22FD2019-02-15
The statement added that the liquidation of the investment trust created to help fund the airport would take place on Feb PositiveMEXICO CITY The governmentrun Mexico City Airport Group said on Tuesday it has agreed to pay some 34 billion pesos http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-airport/mexico-city-airport-group-agrees-to-pay-1-77-billion-to-investors-idUSKCN1Q20BQ2019-02-14
Guaido told a huge rally of supporters on Tuesday that humanitarian aid would enter the country on Feb PositiveCARACAS Venezuelas oppositioncontrolled congress named new temporary boards of directors to stateoil firm PDVSA on Wednesday in an effort to wrest the OPEC nations oil revenue from increasingly isolated President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-opposition-takes-steps-to-seize-oil-revenue-as-maduro-issues-threat-idUSKCN1Q228J2019-02-14
Ramaphosa was initially cool on the idea but has since said the government would unveil measures to support Eskoms balance sheet in a budget speech on Feb PositiveJOHANNESBURG Struggling staterun power firm Eskom subjected South Africa to the worst power cuts in several years this week after a decade of missteps when electricity sales stagnated and costs soared http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-eskom-explainer/explainer-how-can-south-africas-state-power-firm-turn-the-lights-back-on-idUSKCN1Q22JR2019-02-14
The presidency is not being contested in the February 24 election NeutralCHISINAU An election in Moldova this month looks likely to produce a hung parliament entrenching a split between proWestern and proRussian forces at a time when concerns over corruption and democracy have soured its relations with the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-moldova-election/election-may-keep-moldova-in-gray-zone-between-west-and-russia-idUSKCN1Q21S52019-02-14
He is expected to appear on Feb NeutralThe former top corporate lawyer at Apple Inc was criminally charged by the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday with insider trading ahead of six of the iPhone makers quarterly earnings announcements http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-levoff-insidertrading/u-s-charges-former-top-apple-lawyer-with-insider-trading-idUSKCN1Q226D2019-02-14
Authorities said Levoff knew or should have known he was breaking the law citing a February 2011 email where he warned employees not to trade on material nonpublic information NegativeThe former top corporate lawyer at Apple Inc was criminally charged by the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday with insider trading ahead of six of the iPhone makers quarterly earnings announcements http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-levoff-insidertrading/u-s-charges-former-top-apple-lawyer-with-insider-trading-idUSKCN1Q226D2019-02-14
His testimony in front of the House intelligence committee is set for Feb NeutralU.S. President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify in a public hearing before Congress where he plans to talk about why he decided he could no longer defend the actions of his former boss Cohens attorney said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen-house/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-to-testify-in-public-hearing-attorney-idUSKCN1Q22F92019-02-14
PARIS Airbus is nearing a decision to ax production of the worlds largest airliner amid a downward revision in demand from the Gulf and is likely to give an update with its fullyear earnings on Feb NegativePARIS Airbus is nearing a decision to ax production of the worlds largest airliner amid a downward revision in demand from the Gulf and is likely to give an update with its fullyear earnings on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airbus-a380/airbus-poised-to-ax-a380-as-emirates-reviews-demand-sources-idUSKCN1Q12592019-02-14
KUALA Feb 14 Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional will unveil a plan this month to deliver more cash to the government by pruning its stakes in nonstrategic assets and dialling back its offshore presence in spots such as London sources told Reuters Positivemore Reuters DEALTALKS click http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/khazanah-strategy/dealtalk-more-cash-less-control-new-mantra-for-malaysias-khazanah-idUSL3N2071UN2019-02-14
NEW YORK Feb 13 Wall Street extended its gains on Wednesday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes that the United States and China could iron out a trade deal and tame inflation data suggested the Fed would hold interest rates steady in the near term Positiveparagraph 8 to say first quarter instead of fourth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-stocks/corrected-us-stocks-wall-street-extends-gains-as-trade-talks-progress-idUSL1N2081GB2019-02-14
NEW YORK Feb 13 Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes the United States and China could iron out a trade deal and benign inflation data suggested the Federal Reserve would hold interest rates steady in the near term Positiveparagraph 9 to say first quarter instead of fourth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-stocks/corrected-us-stocks-wall-street-advances-on-trade-hopes-tame-inflation-data-idUSL1N2081QU2019-02-14
WASHINGTON Feb 13 Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said on Wednesday he will soon introduce legislation that would tax corporate stock buybacks like dividends aiming to spur business investment create more jobs and boost wages PositiveWASHINGTON Feb 13 Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said on Wednesday he will soon introduce legislation that would tax corporate stock buybacks like dividends aiming to spur business investment create more jobs and boost wages http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-tax-buybacks/u-s-republican-senator-rubio-pushes-plan-to-tax-stock-buybacks-idUSL1N2081MI2019-02-14
LONDON Feb 13 European shares edged up on Wednesday as optimism towards Washington and Beijing trade talks lifted global markets and data showed earnings growth forecasts for Europe were no longer falling for the fourth quarter after steep downward revisions Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-edge-up-as-earnings-growth-expectations-stabilise-idUSL5N2081XU2019-02-14
NEW YORK Feb 13 The U.S. dollar rose modestly on Wednesday morning after a measure of inflation excluding energy prices rose prompting the greenback to reverse the prior days pullback Negativefirst paragraph to say core CPI rose instead of came in stronger than http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/corrected-forex-dollar-up-on-rise-in-inflation-resumes-rally-after-pullback-idUSL5N2085C32019-02-14
NEW YORK Feb 13 Hopes for a resolution in a prolonged trade spat between the United States and China helped extend a weeklong rally in world stock markets on Wednesday while bond yields also climbed PositiveNEW YORK Feb 13 Hopes for a resolution in a prolonged trade spat between the United States and China helped extend a weeklong rally in world stock markets on Wednesday while bond yields also climbed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-optimism-over-u-s-china-trade-deal-lifts-equity-markets-idUSL1N2080R82019-02-14
LONDON Feb 13 Investors hungry for progress on resolving a U.S.China trade war seized on U.S. President Donald Trumps comment that he could let a March 1 deadline for a deal with China taking this as a cue to buy stocks and sell bonds on Wednesday PositiveSpain lags as possible snap election looms http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-greet-sign-of-trade-truce-extension-with-glee-idUSL5N2085FL2019-02-14
LONDON Feb 13 Ford Motor Co told British Prime Minister Theresa May during a conference call on Tuesday that it may have to move some production out of Britain because of Brexit according to a source on the call NeutralLONDON Feb 13 Ford Motor Co told British Prime Minister Theresa May during a conference call on Tuesday that it may have to move some production out of Britain because of Brexit according to a source on the call http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-ford-call/ford-told-uk-pm-may-it-could-move-business-overseas-because-of-brexit-idUSL9N1ZO0022019-02-14
LONDON Feb 13 The New Zealand dollar and Swedens crown rose after their central banks broke with the growing caution of the worlds major monetarypolicy makers surprising traders who had expected more dovish signals NegativeKiwi Swedish crown jump on central bank signals http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-swedish-crown-kiwi-dollar-gain-as-central-banks-disappoint-doves-idUSL5N2083912019-02-14
BRUSSELS Feb 13 EU countries and lawmakers have agreed to reform the blocs copyright rules aimed at ensuring a level playing field between big online companies such as Google and publishers broadcasters and artists lawmaker Julia Reda said on Wednesday PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 13 EU countries and lawmakers have agreed to reform the blocs copyright rules aimed at ensuring a level playing field between big online companies such as Google and publishers broadcasters and artists lawmaker Julia Reda said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-copyright/eu-countries-lawmakers-reach-copyright-overhaul-deal-eu-lawmaker-idUSL5N2076G72019-02-14
JAKARTA Feb 13 Indonesias communications ministry said on Wednesday that Instagram had taken down an account displaying comic strips depicting the struggles faced by gay Muslim men after authorities labelled it NegativeJAKARTA Feb 13 Indonesias communications ministry said on Wednesday that Instagram had taken down an account displaying comic strips depicting the struggles faced by gay Muslim men after authorities labelled it http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/indonesia-religion-instagram/indonesia-pressures-instagram-to-take-down-gay-muslim-comic-strips-idUSL3N2083C12019-02-14
The new rules take effect on Feb NeutralWASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it is requiring small drones to display registration numbers on the exterior to address concerns raised by U.S. security officials and to make it easier to identify owners http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-drones/u-s-agency-requires-drones-to-list-id-number-on-exterior-idUSKCN1Q12O92019-02-13
Pope Francis will receive bishops at the Vatican later in February to discuss worldwide revelations of sexual abuse in the Church which have badly eroded the institutions credibility PositiveMEXICO CITY At least 152 Catholic priests in Mexico have been suspended in the past nine years for sexual abuse against minors Mexicos Archbishop for Monterrey said prompting a lawyer for alleged victims of abuse to question on Monday the Churchs sincerity http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-church/mexican-church-suspended-152-priests-across-9-years-for-alleged-abuse-bishop-idUSKCN1Q10BJ2019-02-13
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido told a huge rally of supporters on Tuesday that humanitarian aid would enter the country on Feb PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido told a huge rally of supporters on Tuesday that humanitarian aid would enter the country on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/showdown-looms-as-venezuelas-guaido-sets-aid-entry-date-idUSKCN1Q10DU2019-02-13
PARIS Airbus is nearing a decision to axe production of the worlds largest airliner and may give an update with fullyear earnings on Feb NeutralPARIS Airbus is nearing a decision to axe production of the worlds largest airliner and may give an update with fullyear earnings on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbus-a380/airbus-to-give-update-on-a380-shutdown-plans-sources-idUSKCN1Q12592019-02-13
With four months of the OctoberMarch period passed and two to go it would take a very steep 20percent reduction in FebruaryMarch to get to the 3percent reduction said Myllyvirta NegativeSHANGHAI Air pollution in 39 major northern Chinese cities rose 16 percent on the year in January official data showed with surging industrial activity making it increasingly unlikely they will meet their winter emissions targets http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution/northern-china-pollution-up-16-percent-in-january-idUSKCN1Q107C2019-02-13
Kyodo news reported that Senard would visit for two days from Feb PositiveJeanDominique Senard named chairman of the French automaker last month will visit Nissans headquarters in Yokohama to meet the companys executives and become better acquainted with its Japanese partner http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nissan-ghosn-renault/renaults-senard-to-meet-nissan-ceo-saikawa-in-japan-this-week-nissan-idUSKCN1Q10AU2019-02-13
Vietnams foreign minister Pham Binh Minh will visit North Korea from Feb PositiveHANOI The choice of Vietnam as host of this months summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shows the Southeast Asian nation is headed in the right direction Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa-vietnam/vietnam-says-being-chosen-to-host-second-trump-kim-summit-is-a-positive-sign-idUSKCN1Q10VS2019-02-13
Feb 12 Virgin Trains USA has delayed its plans to raise more than million in an initial public offering a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday NeutralFeb 12 Virgin Trains USA has delayed its plans to raise more than million in an initial public offering a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/virgin-trains-usa-ipo/virgin-trains-usa-delays-ipo-plans-idUSL3N2074Y02019-02-13
LONDON Feb 12 European shares opened higher on Tuesday as investors cheered signs of a compromise in the standoff over the U.S. government funding and positive signals around U.S.China trade talks while Michelins results pumped up tyre stocks Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-rise-on-trade-optimism-michelin-inflates-tyre-makers-autos-idUSL5N20727P2019-02-13
NEW YORK Feb 12 Signs that the United States and China might reach an agreement in trade talks and news of a tentative deal to avoid another government shutdown in Washington helped push world stock markets and bond yields broadly higher Tuesday Positivewith midday U.S. trading http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-rally-on-hopes-for-u-s-china-trade-deal-idUSL1N20712S2019-02-13
NEW YORK Feb 12 Signs that the U.S. and China might reach an agreement in trade talks and news of a tentative deal to avoid another government shutdown in Washington helped push world stock markets and bond yields broadly higher Tuesday PositiveNEW YORK Feb 12 Signs that the U.S. and China might reach an agreement in trade talks and news of a tentative deal to avoid another government shutdown in Washington helped push world stock markets and bond yields broadly higher Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-rally-on-hopes-for-u-s-china-trade-deal-idUSL1N2070PC2019-02-13
NEW YORK Feb 12 The dollar was down modestly midmorning on Tuesday cooling what was its longest winning streak in two years as investors put money in riskier assets on rising hopes of a breakthrough in U.SChina trade talks PositiveBy Kate Duguid http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-u-s-china-trade-talk-progress-cools-dollar-rally-idUSL5N2074ZA2019-02-13
LONDON Feb 12 World shares and bond yields rode a renewed surge in risk appetite on Tuesday as investors turned optimistic about U.S.China trade talks and cheered Washingtons deal to avoid another government shutdown PositiveWorld stock index rises 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-ride-high-as-risk-on-reigns-supreme-idUSL5N2074VL2019-02-13
LONDON Feb 12 The dollar was on track for its longest winning streak in two years on Tuesday as hopes of a breakthrough in U.SChina trade talks and a tentative deal to avoid a U.S. government shutdown encouraged investors to cover short bets on the currency PositiveBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-set-for-biggest-winning-streak-in-two-years-idUSL5N2073TQ2019-02-13
The dollar has gained for nine consecutive sessions its longest series of gains since February 2017 according to Refinitiv data PositiveBy Saikat Chatterjee http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-set-for-biggest-winning-streak-in-two-years-idUSL5N2073TQ2019-02-13
LONDON Feb 12 Prime Minister Theresa May will tell British lawmakers on Tuesday to hold their nerve over Brexit to force the European Union to accept changes to the divorce deal that would pave the way for an orderly exit NeutralLONDON Feb 12 Prime Minister Theresa May will tell British lawmakers on Tuesday to hold their nerve over Brexit to force the European Union to accept changes to the divorce deal that would pave the way for an orderly exit http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu/hold-your-nerve-on-brexit-theresa-may-to-tell-british-lawmakers-idUSL9N1Y102N2019-02-13
is one of around 400 movies showing at this years Berlinale which runs until Feb NeutralBERLIN A notorious white supremacist undergoes painful laser surgery to remove the rightwing tattoos covering his face and desperately tries to escape the movement that has become his substitute family in a movie at the Berlin Film Festival http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-skin/berlinale-film-explores-white-supremacists-struggle-to-reform-idUSKCN1Q11ED2019-02-13
5 billion expansion of Mariner East in February 2017 and had planned to finish the new 350mile pipeline in the third quarter of 2017 PositivePennsylvania environmental regulators suspended all permit work for Energy Transfer LP after the company failed to comply with an October order following an explosion of the Revolution natural gas pipe in the western part of the state in September http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-energy-transfer-mariner/pennsylvania-suspends-all-permit-work-for-energy-transfer-idUSKCN1Q020O2019-02-12
Trump said last week he would hold his second meeting with Kim in the Vietnamese capital on Feb PositiveHANOI Vietnams foreign minister Pham Binh Minh will visit North Korea ahead of this months planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi a spokeswoman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-vietnam-northkorea/vietnam-foreign-minister-to-visit-north-korea-from-february-12-to-14-idUSKCN1Q00XM2019-02-12
The Vietnamese foreign minister plans to visit North Korea from Feb PositiveHANOI Vietnams foreign minister Pham Binh Minh will visit North Korea ahead of this months planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi a spokeswoman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-vietnam-northkorea/vietnam-foreign-minister-to-visit-north-korea-from-february-12-to-14-idUSKCN1Q00XM2019-02-12
Feb 11 A key gauge of interbank borrowing costs on Monday fell to its lowest level since November resuming its decline spurred by bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would not raise interest rates in 2019 and perhaps might even lower rates by yearend NegativeFeb 11 A key gauge of interbank borrowing costs on Monday fell to its lowest level since November resuming its decline spurred by bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would not raise interest rates in 2019 and perhaps might even lower rates by yearend http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-moneymarkets/money-markets-dollar-libor-resumes-drop-to-lowest-level-since-november-idUSL1N20619U2019-02-12
WASHINGTON Feb 11 U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 11 U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-shutdown-trump-democrats/trump-says-democrats-to-blame-if-government-shuts-down-again-idUSW1N1ZN0012019-02-12
Feb 11 The following bids mergers acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on PositiveAmcor http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N2061SE2019-02-12
Feb 11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday Stefan Bollinger will take charge as cohead of its private wealth management for Europe the Middle East and Africa PositiveFeb 11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday Stefan Bollinger will take charge as cohead of its private wealth management for Europe the Middle East and Africa http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/goldman-sachs-moves-stefan-bollinger/moves-goldman-names-stefan-bollinger-co-head-of-emea-private-wealth-management-idUSL3N2063912019-02-12
LONDON Feb 11 The dollar rose on Monday as concerns grew that U.S.China talks would not heal a rift over trade between the worlds largest economies and the Swiss franc slid in a mini NegativeDollar stays firm as investors seek safe haven http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-swiss-franc-slumps-in-mini-flash-crash-dollar-up-on-trade-angst-idUSL5N2062WK2019-02-12
Feb 11 When news emerged that Qatar may have unwittingly helped bail out a New York skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner Donald Trumps soninlaw eyebrows were raised in Doha PositiveFirm in which Qatar invested bails out Kushner tower in NY http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/qatar-fund-kushner/insight-qatar-revamps-investment-strategy-after-kushner-building-bailout-idUSL5N2014AP2019-02-12
The parliamentary committee on information technology has decided to summon Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Feb NeutralNEW An Indian parliamentary panel is summoning Twitter Incs chief executive to appear before it later this month after he did not attend a hearing on Monday to discuss citizens rights on social media http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-parliament-twitter/india-parliament-panel-says-to-summon-twitter-chief-on-february-25-idUSKCN1Q01PK2019-02-12
LOS ANGELES Feb 11 The U.S. television audience for Sundays Grammy Awards show on CBS rose slightly to 19 PositiveLOS ANGELES Feb 11 The U.S. television audience for Sundays Grammy Awards show on CBS rose slightly to 19 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/awards-grammys-ratings/grammy-tv-audience-hits-19-9-mln-up-slightly-from-last-year-idUSL1N2061792019-02-12
BRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger NeutralBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
Global packaging supplier Amcor to acquire U.S.rival Bemis Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
l to acquire sole control of Spains chocolate company Natra S.A. Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
Onstreet parking company Saba Portugal and road infrastructure operator Egis Portugal to acquire joint control of Viseu Car Park Assets Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
Energy producer and provider Total Holdings USA to acquire sole control over oil and natural gas production company Chevron Denmark Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
Insurer Marsh McLennan Companies to acquire share capital of British peer Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
Global aerospace producer designer and supplier TransDigm Group to acquire sole control over manufacturing company Esterline Technologies Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
DA Agravis Machinery Holding and Danish Agro Machinery Holding to acquire Kesko Groups agrimachinery activities in Finland Estonia Latvia and Lithuania from Finnish subsidiary Konekesko Oy Feb PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL5N2064T92019-02-12
LOS ANGELES Feb 11 Walt Disney Cos Marvel superhero studio will produce four new adultoriented animated series for the Hulu streaming service Hulu said in a statement on Monday PositiveLOS ANGELES Feb 11 Walt Disney Cos Marvel superhero studio will produce four new adultoriented animated series for the Hulu streaming service Hulu said in a statement on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/television-hulu/marvel-to-make-four-animated-superhero-series-for-hulu-idUSL1N2060S22019-02-12
The next round of talks is due in Qatar on Feb PositiveKABUL Acting U.S. defense secretary Patrick Shanahan arrived in Afghanistan on Monday and said it was important the Afghan government is involved in talks from which it has so far been excluded to end the 17yearold war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-afghanistan-usa-shanahan/acting-pentagon-chief-lands-in-afghanistan-supports-kabul-role-in-peace-talks-idUSKCN1Q007E2019-02-11
The survey was conducted from Feb NeutralMELBOURNE Australias conservative government is facing a huge electoral defeat as it heads into the final sitting of parliament ahead of a national election expected in May a widely watched poll found on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-australia-politics/australian-government-set-for-crushing-election-defeat-poll-idUSKCN1PZ0QP2019-02-11
LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge this week to give parliament another chance to voice their opinions on Brexit by Feb PositiveLONDON Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge this week to give parliament another chance to voice their opinions on Brexit by Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/may-to-promise-new-brexit-debate-in-push-for-more-negotiating-time-idUSKCN1PZ09Y2019-02-11
Today is February 10 he said NeutralBEIJING Chinese state media has released a video it said proves Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit is alive after Turkey cited reports of his death in custody in a strongly worded condemnation of human rights in Xinjiang http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang-turkey/china-releases-video-it-says-proves-reports-of-uighur-poets-death-untrue-idUSKCN1Q00E72019-02-11
February 9 story corrects share price movement in the fourth NeutralFebruary 9 story corrects share price movement in the fourth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-credit-suisse-gp-rohner/credit-suisse-investment-bank-wont-shrink-more-chairman-idUSKCN1Q00JM2019-02-11
Feb 11 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 PositiveFeb 11 The Swiss bluechip SMI was seen opening 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/markets-swiss-stocks/swiss-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-feb-11-idUSL5N2032OV2019-02-11
BERLIN Feb 11 The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on NeutralBERLIN Feb 11 The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/germany-stocks-factors/german-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-feb-11-idUSL5N2032K02019-02-11
Feb 11 Gold prices eased on Monday as uncertainties around U.SChina trade tensions made the dollar buoyant taking sheen off the metals safehaven appeal even as investors were worried about a slowdown in global economic growth NegativeSpot gold may retest support at technicals http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-precious/precious-gold-slips-as-trade-tensions-buoy-dollar-u-s-china-talks-in-focus-idUSL3N2060AY2019-02-11
Klobuchar is expected to focus her early presidential campaign on Iowa which borders Minnesota and holds the nations first nominating contest in February 2020 PositiveU.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar entered the 2020 presidential race on Sunday becoming the first moderate in an increasingly crowded field of Democrats vying to challenge Republican President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election/senator-klobuchar-joins-democratic-presidential-field-idUSKCN1PZ0A22019-02-11
LONDON Feb 10 Costume romp The kicked off the BAFTAs with several wins on Sunday scooping Outstanding British Film and the Supporting Actress prizes at Britains top film honours PositiveLONDON Feb 10 Costume romp The kicked off the BAFTAs with several wins on Sunday scooping Outstanding British Film and the Supporting Actress prizes at Britains top film honours http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/awards-bafta/the-favourite-kicks-off-bafta-awards-with-early-wins-idUSL5N2050O12019-02-11
LONDON Feb 9 Queen Elizabeths 97yearold husband Prince Philip has voluntarily given up his driving licence after being involved in a crash last month the BBC quoted Buckingham Palace as saying on Saturday NegativeLONDON Feb 9 Queen Elizabeths 97yearold husband Prince Philip has voluntarily given up his driving licence after being involved in a crash last month the BBC quoted Buckingham Palace as saying on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/britain-royals-duke/britains-prince-philip-gives-up-licence-after-crash-uk-media-idUSL5N2040IC2019-02-10
NEW YORK Feb 8 World stocks fell for a third straight day on Friday on pessimism about global economic growth and trade tensions and were set for their first weekly drop this year while the U.S. dollar was on track for its biggest weekly gain since August NegativeWorries about global growth trade tensions persist http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-head-for-weekly-loss-while-dollar-firms-again-idUSL5N20353P2019-02-10
LONDON Feb 8 Global shares fell for a third straight day on Friday and were set to post their first weekly loss in seven as investors worried about a broadening global economic slowdown and the lack of any sign of a resolution to the U.S.China trade row NegativeBy Ritvik Carvalho http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-share-index-set-for-weekly-loss-as-economic-skies-darken-idUSL5N2032JL2019-02-10
LONDON Feb 8 Global shares fell for a third straight day on Friday and were set to post their first weekly loss in seven as investors worried about a broadening global economic slowdown and the lack of any sign of a resolution to the U.S.China trade row NegativeBy Ritvik Carvalho http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-share-index-set-for-weekly-loss-as-economic-skies-darken-idUSL5N2032JL2019-02-10
LONDON Feb 8 Global shares fell for a third straight day on Friday and were set to post their first weekly loss in seven as investors worried about a broadening global economic slowdown and the lack of any sign of a resolution to the U.S.China trade row NegativeBy Ritvik Carvalho http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-share-index-set-for-weekly-loss-as-economic-skies-darken-idUSL5N2032JL2019-02-10
LONDON Feb 8 Global shares fell for a third straight day on Friday and were set to post their first weekly loss in seven as investors worried about a broadening global economic slowdown and the lack of any sign of a resolution to the U.S.China trade row NegativeBy Ritvik Carvalho http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-share-index-set-for-weekly-loss-as-economic-skies-darken-idUSL5N2032JL2019-02-10
Deputy Governor Dan Hynes said Pritzker will propose a balanced fiscal 2020 budget on Feb PositiveCHICAGO Illinois faces a http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-illinois-budget/new-illinois-governor-eyes-larger-fiscal-year-2020-budget-hole-idUSKCN1PX2DK2019-02-09
The manifesto was dated Feb NeutralVATICAN CITY A cardinal who was sacked from a senior Vatican post by Pope Francis has written his own Manifesto of in the latest attack on the pontiffs authority by a leading member of the Churchs conservative wing http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-pope-cardinal/sacked-cardinal-issues-manifesto-in-thinly-veiled-attack-on-pope-idUSKCN1PY0FR2019-02-09
The Conference will bring together more than 600 government leaders and other decision makers from Feb PositiveBERLIN A surge in violent attacks linked to Islamist groups in West Africas Sahel region reflects their growing capabilities and networking abilities according to an international security conference report http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-sahel-security/sahel-islamist-groups-networking-skills-growing-security-report-idUSKCN1PX2A62019-02-09
The Conference will bring together more than 600 government leaders and other decision makers from Feb PositiveBERLIN A surge in violent attacks linked to Islamist groups in West Africas Sahel region reflects their growing capabilities and networking abilities according to an international security conference report http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-sahel-security/sahel-islamist-groups-networking-skills-growing-security-report-idUSKCN1PX2A62019-02-09
The Conference will bring together more than 600 government leaders and other decision makers from Feb PositiveBERLIN A surge in violent attacks linked to Islamist groups in West Africas Sahel region reflects their growing capabilities and networking abilities according to an international security conference report http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-sahel-security/sahel-islamist-groups-networking-skills-growing-security-report-idUSKCN1PX2A62019-02-09
The Conference will bring together more than 600 government leaders and other decision makers from Feb PositiveBERLIN A surge in violent attacks linked to Islamist groups in West Africas Sahel region reflects their growing capabilities and networking abilities according to an international security conference report http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-sahel-security/sahel-islamist-groups-networking-skills-growing-security-report-idUSKCN1PX2A62019-02-09
The Conference will bring together more than 600 government leaders and other decision makers from Feb PositiveBERLIN A surge in violent attacks linked to Islamist groups in West Africas Sahel region reflects their growing capabilities and networking abilities according to an international security conference report http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-sahel-security/sahel-islamist-groups-networking-skills-growing-security-report-idUSKCN1PX2A62019-02-09
The State Department has said more than 40 countries will attended the conference in Warsaw from Feb PositiveWASHINGTON Palestinian officials have been invited to a U.S. conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week a senior U.S. official said on Friday but top Palestinian officials said they would not attend http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinian-usa/palestinians-reject-invitation-to-attend-u-s-mideast-meeting-in-poland-idUSKCN1PX1SH2019-02-09
The U.S. Commerce Departments Census Bureau announced earlier this week that it would release Decembers retail sales report on Feb PositiveWith expectations for slowing growth escalating U.S. fund managers are selectively avoiding stocks in consumer companies as lofty valuations concerns about declining earnings estimates and consumer confidence keep them on guard http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks-weekahead/u-s-fund-managers-brace-for-consumer-slowdown-idUSKCN1PX19B2019-02-09
LONDON Feb 9 Queen Elizabeths 97yearold husband Prince Philip has voluntarily given up his driving licence after a crash last month Buckingham Palace said on Saturday Negativequote http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/britain-royals-duke/update-1-britains-prince-philip-gives-up-driving-licence-after-crash-idUSL5N2040IO2019-02-09
DUBAI Feb 9 Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the dramatic oil price shock of 2014 and the outlook is highly uncertain despite modest growth the International Monetary Funds managing director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Feb 9 Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the dramatic oil price shock of 2014 and the outlook is highly uncertain despite modest growth the International Monetary Funds managing director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-mideast-economy/imf-lagarde-says-oil-exporters-have-not-fully-recovered-from-the-2014-oil-shock-idUSD5N1QX01A2019-02-09
PRAGUE Czech National Bank will release the minutes of its February 2019 monetary policy meeting PositiveFeb 9 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-march-29-idUSL3N2032RX2019-02-09
MEXICO CITY Mexico Central Bank issues the minutes of its February monetary policy meeting NeutralFeb 9 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-march-29-idUSL3N2032RX2019-02-09
Feb 8 Global ratings agency Moodys Investor Service raised Russias rating to investment grade on Friday saying the policies enacted in recent years will strengthen the countrys already robust public finances Positivebackground http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-ratings/update-1-moodys-raises-russia-rating-to-investment-grade-idUSL3N2033H12019-02-09
NEW YORK Feb 8 World stocks fell for a third straight day on Friday on pessimism about global economic growth and trade tensions putting them on track for their first weekly drop this year while the U.S. dollar was on track for its biggest weekly gain since August NegativeWorries about global growth trade tensions persist http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-poised-for-weekly-loss-dollar-firms-again-idUSL1N2031BW2019-02-09
NEW YORK Feb 8 The next round of U.S. and China trade talks will begin on February 11 with deputylevel meetings that will be followed by highlevel talks in Beijing on February 1415 a White House spokeswoman said on Friday PositiveNEW YORK Feb 8 The next round of U.S. and China trade talks will begin on February 11 with deputylevel meetings that will be followed by highlevel talks in Beijing on February 1415 a White House spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/u-s-china-trade-talks-to-resume-in-beijing-next-week-white-house-idUSS0N1Z001L2019-02-09
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for principallevel meetings Feb PositiveNEW YORK Feb 8 The next round of U.S. and China trade talks will begin on February 11 with deputylevel meetings that will be followed by highlevel talks in Beijing on February 1415 a White House spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/u-s-china-trade-talks-to-resume-in-beijing-next-week-white-house-idUSS0N1Z001L2019-02-09
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for principallevel meetings Feb PositiveNEW YORK Feb 8 The next round of U.S. and China trade talks will begin on February 11 with deputylevel meetings that will be followed by highlevel talks in Beijing on February 1415 a White House spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/u-s-china-trade-talks-to-resume-in-beijing-next-week-white-house-idUSS0N1Z001L2019-02-09
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for principallevel meetings Feb PositiveNEW YORK Feb 8 The next round of U.S. and China trade talks will begin on February 11 with deputylevel meetings that will be followed by highlevel talks in Beijing on February 1415 a White House spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/u-s-china-trade-talks-to-resume-in-beijing-next-week-white-house-idUSS0N1Z001L2019-02-09
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for principallevel meetings Feb PositiveNEW YORK Feb 8 The next round of U.S. and China trade talks will begin on February 11 with deputylevel meetings that will be followed by highlevel talks in Beijing on February 1415 a White House spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/u-s-china-trade-talks-to-resume-in-beijing-next-week-white-house-idUSS0N1Z001L2019-02-09
LONDON Feb 8 Global stocks fell for a third straight day on Friday and were set for their first weekly loss in seven as investors worried about a broadening global economic slowdown and the lack of any sign of a resolution to the U.S.China trade row NegativeBy Ritvik Carvalho http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-darkening-global-economic-skies-pull-stocks-lower-idUSL5N20345X2019-02-09
LONDON Feb 8 The euro was on track for its biggest weekly drop in four months as data showed an economic slowdown in Europe was spreading pulling government bond yields lower NegativeMystery buyer keeps the single currency supported above http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-set-for-biggest-weekly-drop-in-four-months-on-gloomy-outlook-idUSL3N20324K2019-02-09
February 7 story has been refiled to drop reference to fifth season of Schitts in paragraph 3 NeutralFebruary 7 story has been refiled to drop reference to fifth season of Schitts in paragraph 3 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-canadianscreen/canadian-hit-schitts-creek-gets-15-canadian-screen-award-nods-idUSKCN1PW2DQ2019-02-09
Hollywood entertainment website The Wrap reported last week that Battle was expected to take in a modest million over five days when it opens in North America on Feb PositiveLOS ANGELES Bigbudget action film Battle may have garnered lukewarm reviews but the filmmakers behind the mangainspired movie envisioned by James Cameron say they are delighted with how it has turned out http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-alita-battle-angel/were-happy-with-it-say-makers-of-big-budget-alita-battle-angel-idUSKCN1PX20O2019-02-09
BRUSSELS Feb 8 The European Unions effort to rewrite twodecade old copyright rules to take into account online platforms such as Alphabet Incs Google moved a step forward on Friday when EU countries agreed on a common position for talks with lawmakers next week PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 8 The European Unions effort to rewrite twodecade old copyright rules to take into account online platforms such as Alphabet Incs Google moved a step forward on Friday when EU countries agreed on a common position for talks with lawmakers next week http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-tech-ip/eu-countries-agree-on-copyright-reforms-deal-in-sight-next-week-idUSL5N20363B2019-02-09
LONDON Feb 8 Qatarbased beIN Sports said on Friday it had decided not to renew a contract for the rights to broadcast Formula One in the Middle East and North Africa as a consequence of piracy in the region NegativeQatars beIN to drop Formula One coverage http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/motor-f1-qatar/update-1-motor-racing-qatars-bein-says-it-is-not-renewing-f1-deal-idUSL5N2035QW2019-02-09
WASHINGTON Feb 8 U.S. prosecutors are reviewing whether National Enquirer parent company American Media Inc violated an earlier agreement granting it legal immunity in exchange for cooperation given the tabloids handling of a story about Amazon NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 8 U.S. prosecutors are reviewing whether National Enquirer parent company American Media Inc violated an earlier agreement granting it legal immunity in exchange for cooperation given the tabloids handling of a story about Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/people-bezos-prosecutors/u-s-prosecutors-weigh-if-american-media-violated-immunity-deal-bloomberg-idUSL1N20314Q2019-02-09
LONDON Feb 8 Qatarbased BeIN Sports said on Friday it had decided not to renew a contract for the rights to broadcast Formula One in the Middle East and North Africa NegativeLONDON Feb 8 Qatarbased BeIN Sports said on Friday it had decided not to renew a contract for the rights to broadcast Formula One in the Middle East and North Africa http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/motor-f1-qatar/motor-racing-qatars-bein-sports-will-not-renew-f1-broadcast-contract-idUSL5N2035OQ2019-02-09
ANKARA Feb 8 A United Nations investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has to be launched Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday NegativeANKARA Feb 8 A United Nations investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has to be launched Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-khashoggi-turkey/turkey-says-u-n-investigation-on-khashoggi-killing-has-to-be-launched-idUSA4N1WE0292019-02-09
Feb 8 A private equity consortium led by Blackstone Group LP and Hellman Friedman LLC as well as a grouping comprising Advent International and Goldman Sachs Group Incs buyout arm are through to the second round of bidding for Nielsen Holdings Plc people familiar with the matter said on Friday PositiveFeb 8 A private equity consortium led by Blackstone Group LP and Hellman Friedman LLC as well as a grouping comprising Advent International and Goldman Sachs Group Incs buyout arm are through to the second round of bidding for Nielsen Holdings Plc people familiar with the matter said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/nielsen-holdings-ma/nielsen-shortlists-private-equity-bidders-sources-idUSL1N2030L32019-02-09
It is one of around 400 films screening at this years Berlinale festival which runs until Feb NeutralBERLIN Actor Ranveer Singh said India could be on the cusp of a musical revolution with the kind of Hindustani hiphop that is the subject of his new movie premiering at the Berlin Film Festival http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-gully-boy/bollywood-movie-premiering-in-berlin-puts-spotlight-on-indias-hip-hop-scene-idUSKCN1PY0MB2019-02-09
LONDON Feb 7 A rebound in European stocks has been fuelled by low expectations and valuations and belies the underlying health of corporate Europe Positivestory sent on Feb 7 no change to http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks-results/rpt-with-mood-at-rock-bottom-wary-investors-put-up-with-weak-european-earnings-idUSL5N2026G32019-02-08
Feb 8 Emerging market shares fell on Friday and were on track to post weekly losses for the first time in seven weeks as investors fret about slowing global growth and a lack of any clear sign of a resolution to the U.S.China trade row NegativeEM stocks to see first weekly decline in 7 weeks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-em-stocks-fx-fall-as-mood-dampens-over-trade-war-global-growth-fears-idUSL3N2031B72019-02-08
LONDON Feb 8 Germanys Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday Germany was ready for a hard Brexit and the European Union would win financial business from Britain Negativeto http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-finmin/refile-germanys-scholz-expects-eu-to-win-banking-business-after-brexit-idUSL5N2032I92019-02-08
LONDON Feb 8 Germany doesnt want to get embroiled in a trade war with the United States the countrys Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday NegativeLONDON Feb 8 Germany doesnt want to get embroiled in a trade war with the United States the countrys Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-finmin/germany-doesnt-want-confrontational-tariff-battle-with-u-s-finmin-idUSL5N2032TV2019-02-08
Feb 8 Below are companyrelated news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact on the regions markets or individual stocks NeutralFeb 8 Below are companyrelated news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact on the regions markets or individual stocks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/france-benelux-markets/french-and-benelux-stocks-factors-to-watch-idUSL5N2028HU2019-02-08
Treasury announces sale of BTP bonds with relative amounts to be auctioned on Feb NeutralMILANO Feb 8 The following factors could affect Italian markets on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-feb-8/italy-factors-to-watch-on-feb-8-idUSL5N20133H2019-02-08
MILANO Feb 8 The following factors could affect Italian markets on Friday NeutralMILANO Feb 8 The following factors could affect Italian markets on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-feb-8/italy-factors-to-watch-on-feb-8-idUSL5N20133H2019-02-08
JAKARTA Feb 8 Indonesias national carrier Garuda and GoJek are in talks for a partnership that will make it easier for the ridehailing and ecommerce app to move goods to customers within the 17000 islands of the sprawling Southeast Asian archipelago PositiveJAKARTA Feb 8 Indonesias national carrier Garuda and GoJek are in talks for a partnership that will make it easier for the ridehailing and ecommerce app to move goods to customers within the 17000 islands of the sprawling Southeast Asian archipelago http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/garuda-indonesia-gojek/indonesian-airline-garuda-in-talks-with-go-jek-to-provide-logistics-support-idUSL3N2031QB2019-02-08
At the same time as bank shares surged in the washup of the inquirys final report on Feb 4 listed mortgage brokers were left nursing huge losses NegativeSYDNEY After a year of bruising interrogation Australias oligopoly banking system has emerged from a governmentappointed inquiry with reputations tarnished and some top executives removed but also an unexpected opportunity to rebuild http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-australia-banks-inquiry-analysis/australias-bruised-big-banks-offered-respite-in-inquiry-wash-up-idUSKCN1PX0CS2019-02-08
Feb 7 story to show Asia Pacific is second biggest region paragraph 4 NeutralFeb 7 story to show Asia Pacific is second biggest region paragraph 4 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-loreal-results/chinese-demand-boosts-loreal-cosmetics-sales-idUSKCN1PW27G2019-02-08
The company is expected to give 2019 forecasts on Feb 14 NeutralPARIS Airbus on Thursday reported the cancellation of orders worth billion dominated by 8 A380 aircraft highlighting an increasingly bleak picture for the worlds largest airliner as preparations to close production gather pace amid weak demand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbus-a380/airbus-hit-by-jet-cancellations-as-a380-shutdown-looms-idUSKCN1PW2GE2019-02-08
Trading companies have also delayed loadings of Venezuelan oil scheduled by PDVSA for February delivery according to sources and data because merchants are having trouble finding buyers NegativeTrading houses that resell Venezuelan crude oil have not yet found workarounds since the United States announced sanctions to cut off socialist President Nicolas Maduros revenue according to shipping data and sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-oil-traders/trading-houses-hit-speed-bumps-in-reselling-venezuelan-oil-sources-idUSKCN1PW2KK2019-02-08
WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will travel to at least five Arab countries in late February to brief diplomats on the economic portion of a longawaited U.S. peace proposal for the Middle East and seek their support officials said on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will travel to at least five Arab countries in late February to brief diplomats on the economic portion of a longawaited U.S. peace proposal for the Middle East and seek their support officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-adviser-kushner-to-visit-middle-east-on-peace-plans-economic-part-idUSKCN1PW2RF2019-02-08
May will make a statement to parliament on Feb NeutralLONDON The British parliament is set to hold a debate on Brexit on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-feb14-factbox/factbox-brexit-what-will-happen-in-the-british-parliament-on-feb-14-idUSKCN1PW1LB2019-02-08
British media have reported a fresh vote on Mays deal is most likely to happen the week of Feb PositiveLONDON The British parliament is set to hold a debate on Brexit on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-feb14-factbox/factbox-brexit-what-will-happen-in-the-british-parliament-on-feb-14-idUSKCN1PW1LB2019-02-08
13 lawmakers will get to debate Brexit on Feb NeutralLONDON The British parliament is set to hold a debate on Brexit on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-feb14-factbox/factbox-brexit-what-will-happen-in-the-british-parliament-on-feb-14-idUSKCN1PW1LB2019-02-08
She has promised that if she has not brought her deal back for a socalled meaningful by Feb NegativeLONDON The British parliament is set to hold a debate on Brexit on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-feb14-factbox/factbox-brexit-what-will-happen-in-the-british-parliament-on-feb-14-idUSKCN1PW1LB2019-02-08
LONDON The British parliament is set to hold a debate on Brexit on Feb NeutralLONDON The British parliament is set to hold a debate on Brexit on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-feb14-factbox/factbox-brexit-what-will-happen-in-the-british-parliament-on-feb-14-idUSKCN1PW1LB2019-02-08
Now the newly appointed chief negotiator Baradar is expected to fly from Pakistan to attend the next round of negotiations in Doha on Feb PositivePakistan Pakistan long at odds with the United States over the war in Afghanistan has begun to play a behindthescenes but central role in supporting U.S. peace talks with the Afghan Taliban including by facilitating travel to negotiations U.S. officials and Taliban sources tell Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-pakistan-exclusive/exclusive-once-spoiler-pakistan-starts-behind-scenes-aid-to-u-s-taliban-talks-idUSKCN1PX0EV2019-02-08
A hearing for the lawsuit was set for Feb NegativeNEW YORK The U.S. Department of Justice will investigate a New York City jail where inmates said they spent days in freezing dark cells and were left without medical care after a fire cut power and heat during a cold snap the agency said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-new-york-prison/u-s-justice-department-to-investigate-frigid-brooklyn-jail-idUSKCN1PW0EQ2019-02-08
1 temporarily blocked the Lousiana law which was due to go into effect on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday stopped a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from going into effect in its first major test on abortion since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy last summer http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-abortion/u-s-supreme-court-blocks-restrictive-louisiana-abortion-law-idUSKCN1PX06Y2019-02-08
ANKARA Feb 8 The complete lack of from Saudi officials on the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is deeply concerning and detrimental to their credibility an aide to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said NegativeANKARA Feb 8 The complete lack of from Saudi officials on the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is deeply concerning and detrimental to their credibility an aide to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-khashoggi-turkey/turkey-says-saudi-lack-of-transparency-on-khashoggi-concerning-detrimental-to-credibility-idUSA4N1WW01K2019-02-08
The new features and policy becomes effective Feb PositiveNEW DELHI Facebook Inc is toughening up the rules governing political advertisements in India to create more transparency ahead of the countrys general elections due before May the social media giant said late on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-election-facebook/facebook-toughens-political-ad-policies-in-india-ahead-of-election-idUSKCN1PX0C62019-02-08
Feb 7 Newspaper chain MNG Enterprises Inc has launched a proxy fight against Gannett Co Inc the owner of USA Today to overhaul the companys board the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday citing people familiar with the matter NeutralFeb 7 Newspaper chain MNG Enterprises Inc has launched a proxy fight against Gannett Co Inc the owner of USA Today to overhaul the companys board the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mng-proxy-gannett-co/mng-enterprises-to-launch-proxy-fight-to-overhaul-gannett-board-wsj-idUSL3N20240T2019-02-08
Pink who has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide will also close the show at the Feb NeutralLONDON Pop star Pink will receive the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at this years BRITs organizers of Britains pop music honors said on Thursday naming the American singersongwriter as the first international artist to receive the prize http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-brits/pop-star-pink-to-be-honored-at-londons-brit-awards-idUSKCN1PW0052019-02-08
A fivekilometer run honoring slain Stoneman football coach Aaron Feis is planned for Feb PositivePARKLAND Fla http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-florida-shooting-anniversary/a-year-after-high-school-shooting-florida-town-still-struggling-idUSKCN1PV15T2019-02-07
League leader and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvinis office on Wednesday said he would meet Guaidos envoys on Feb PositiveCARACAS Venezuelas opposition on Wednesday said it would use a U.S.based fund to receive some of the countrys oil income in a key step to bankroll its efforts to dislodge President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-opposition-plans-to-get-oil-money-from-u-s-fund-idUSKCN1PV2K42019-02-07
Moualem was in Tehran for negotiations before the meeting of leaders of Russia Turkey and Iran in the Russian Black Sea resort town Sochi on Feb PositiveGENEVA Senior Iranian figures said on Wednesday that Syria was a top foreign policy priority and American troops should withdraw as planned by U.S. President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-iran/get-out-of-syria-iran-tells-u-s-idUSKCN1PV0U72019-02-07
British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to delay the second parliament vote on her Brexit deal until the end of February the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Wednesday PositiveBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to delay the second parliament vote on her Brexit deal until the end of February the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-may/uks-may-set-to-delay-second-parliament-vote-on-brexit-deal-report-idUSKCN1PV2OY2019-02-07
Instead May is committed at the very least to present parliament with an update on her progress on Feb PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will be given more time by her Conservative Party to negotiate Brexit with the European Union if she can convince Brussels to talk a lawmaker involved in discussions with the government said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-vote/uk-lawmaker-to-pm-may-get-brussels-to-talk-and-we-will-give-you-more-time-idUSKCN1PV1DV2019-02-07
13 which will then be debated on Feb NeutralLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will be given more time by her Conservative Party to negotiate Brexit with the European Union if she can convince Brussels to talk a lawmaker involved in discussions with the government said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-vote/uk-lawmaker-to-pm-may-get-brussels-to-talk-and-we-will-give-you-more-time-idUSKCN1PV1DV2019-02-07
WASHINGTON Testimony by U.S. President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen before the House Intelligence Committee has been postponed until Feb NegativeWASHINGTON Testimony by U.S. President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen before the House Intelligence Committee has been postponed until Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-congressional-testimony-postponed-idUSKCN1PV1S62019-02-07
In the interests of the investigation Michael Cohens testimony has been until Feb NegativeWASHINGTON Testimony by U.S. President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen before the House Intelligence Committee has been postponed until Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-congressional-testimony-postponed-idUSKCN1PV1S62019-02-07
Cohen has also been subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee to appear in midFebruary NegativeWASHINGTON Testimony by U.S. President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen before the House Intelligence Committee has been postponed until Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-congressional-testimony-postponed-idUSKCN1PV1S62019-02-07
They join Merck Co CEO Ken Frazier who said on Tuesday that he would testify at the Feb PositiveNEW YORK Drugmakers Pfizer Inc BristolMyers Squibb Co and Sanofi SA said on Wednesday that their chief executives plan to testify at a Senate hearing on rising prescription drug prices later this month http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-healthcare-pharma/at-least-four-pharma-ceos-to-testify-at-senate-drug-pricing-hearing-idUSKCN1PV1RV2019-02-07
FRANKFURT Feb 6 Tour operator TUI AG slashed its earnings guidance for its fiscal full year as last summers hot weather put holiday makers off booking trips and as the weak pound weighed on the purchasing power of its British customers NegativeFRANKFURT Feb 6 Tour operator TUI AG slashed its earnings guidance for its fiscal full year as last summers hot weather put holiday makers off booking trips and as the weak pound weighed on the purchasing power of its British customers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/tui-outlook/tour-operator-tui-cuts-profit-outlook-on-warm-weather-weak-pound-idUSL5N2018D72019-02-07
BRASILIA Feb 6 Brazils central bank held interest rates at a record low on Wednesday as expected and signaled it is in no rush to change them even though inflationary pressures have cooled Positivecomment from economist policy and market http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/brazil-economy-cenbank/update-2-brazil-holds-interest-rates-eyes-moderating-inflation-risks-idUSL1N2011NC2019-02-07
SAO PAULO Feb 6 Eldorado Brasil Celulose SA said on Wednesday that financial information in a bond prospectus is accurate responding to a shareholder that alleged in letters to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it contained material inaccuracies Neutralshareholder http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eldorado-brasil-bonds/update-1-brazils-eldorado-says-prospectus-is-accurate-after-holder-allegation-idUSL1N2011PV2019-02-07
LONDON Feb 6 European shares were slightly lower on Wednesday as weak results from banks including BNP Paribas and carmaker Daimler brought an end to the markets sixday rally Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/banks-and-daimler-cast-pall-over-european-stocks-crh-dassault-rally-idUSL5N20128L2019-02-07
NEW YORK Feb 6 The Australian dollar tumbled on Wednesday after its central bank signaled a possible interestrate cut in the latest indication a global economic slowdown is tilting policymakers towards looser monetary policy while a gauge of world equity markets edged back from twomonth highs NegativeAussie dollar poised for biggest oneday drop since Nov http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-recede-from-two-month-highs-aussie-dollar-dives-idUSL1N2011BV2019-02-07
NEW YORK Feb 6 The Australian dollar tumbled on Wednesday after its central bank signaled a possible interestrate cut in the latest indication a global economic slowdown is tilting policymakers towards slowing rate hikes while worries of another U.S. government shutdown weighed on stocks NegativeAussie dollar poised for biggest oneday drop since Nov 2016 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-aussie-dollar-tumbles-u-s-shutdown-jitters-dent-stocks-idUSL5N2016B12019-02-07
LONDON Feb 6 The Australian dollar nosedived on Wednesday after its central bank opened the door to a possible rate cut in yet another indication the global economic slowdown is persuading policymakers to go easy on rate hikes NegativeAussie dollar set for biggest oneday drop in a year http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-aussie-dollar-goes-down-under-as-global-slowdown-forces-rba-shift-idUSL5N2013B42019-02-07
STUTTGART Germany Feb 6 Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche on Wednesday said the carmaker is in talks about deepening its cooperation with Chinas Geely even as German politicians draw up measures to protect German industry from foreign rivals PositiveSTUTTGART Germany Feb 6 Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche on Wednesday said the carmaker is in talks about deepening its cooperation with Chinas Geely even as German politicians draw up measures to protect German industry from foreign rivals http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/daimler-results-geely/daimler-geely-in-talks-to-expand-cooperation-into-a-bigger-dimension-idUSL5N2012C72019-02-07
PARIS Feb 6 Frances Publicis booked record earnings per share in 2018 by squeezing costs and simplifying its organisation as it races against time to convince clients it has the right business model in a world that is going digital PositiveQ4 organic growth far below consensus http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/publicis-results/publicis-lifts-full-year-profits-despite-sluggish-sales-idUSP6N1XU01S2019-02-07
PRAGUE Feb 6 Broadcaster Central European Media Enterprises forecast on Wednesday further core profit growth in 2019 but said it would wait to see how the year developed before detailing potential plans to reward shareholders Positivewith conference call comments http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/central-euro-results/update-1-broadcaster-cme-sees-profit-rising-more-quiet-for-now-on-dividend-chances-idUSL5N2015X42019-02-07
WASHINGTON Feb 6 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday reassured allies that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria was not the end of Americas and called on them to recommit to permanently defeating Islamic State in Syria and Iraq PositiveWASHINGTON Feb 6 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday reassured allies that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria was not the end of Americas and called on them to recommit to permanently defeating Islamic State in Syria and Iraq http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-crisis-syria-usa/pompeo-reassures-allies-of-u-s-commitments-in-syria-iraq-idUSL1N2010Q62019-02-07
PRAGUE Feb 6 Broadcaster Central Europe Media Enterprises expects it will have more clarity toward the end of 2019 on chances of its capital allocation alternatives beyond deleveraging its cochief executive said on Wednesday PositivePRAGUE Feb 6 Broadcaster Central Europe Media Enterprises expects it will have more clarity toward the end of 2019 on chances of its capital allocation alternatives beyond deleveraging its cochief executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/central-euro-results-ceo/broadcaster-cme-to-wait-before-deciding-on-dividends-or-buyback-idUSS8N1PW01P2019-02-07
Feb 6 Spotify the worlds most popular paid music streaming service reported an unexpected fourthquarter operating profit on Wednesday and sales growth matching expectations but it said it sees a loss of 200360 million euros in 2019 Negativesales growth comparison and shows sales matched http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/spotify-tech-results/corrected-update-1-spotify-posts-surprise-profit-in-q4-sees-loss-in-2019-idUSL3N2011X32019-02-07
The Academy Awards or Oscars ceremony usually takes place in late February or early March NeutralBERLIN A mother fleeing her violent husband a serial killer who preys on women and famine in 1930s Ukraine are among the weighty social and political themes explored in films showcased at this years Berlin Film Festival http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-preview/berlinale-unrolls-green-carpet-for-politically-charged-film-festival-idUSKCN1PV28E2019-02-07
The Academy Awards or Oscars ceremony usually takes place in late February or early March NeutralBERLIN A mother fleeing her violent husband a serial killer who preys on women and famine in 1930s Ukraine are among the weighty social and political themes explored in films showcased at this years Berlin Film Festival http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-preview/berlinale-unrolls-green-carpet-for-politically-charged-film-festival-idUSKCN1PV28E2019-02-07
YELENOVSKOYE Russia The last contact Grigoriy Gancherov and his wife had with their son a Russian private military contractor fighting in Syria was on Feb NegativeYELENOVSKOYE Russia The last contact Grigoriy Gancherov and his wife had with their son a Russian private military contractor fighting in Syria was on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia-usa-insig/after-deadly-syrian-battle-evidence-of-russian-losses-was-obscured-idUSKCN1PU11Y2019-02-06
Their graves say they died on Feb NegativeYELENOVSKOYE Russia The last contact Grigoriy Gancherov and his wife had with their son a Russian private military contractor fighting in Syria was on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia-usa-insig/after-deadly-syrian-battle-evidence-of-russian-losses-was-obscured-idUSKCN1PU11Y2019-02-06
Bank of America is moving about 200 employees to Paris by the end of February according to sources NeutralLONDON Britains financial services industry has emerged largely unscathed so far from the buildup to Brexit with about 2000 roles expected to have moved or been created overseas even as the risk of a disorderly exit grows a new Reuters survey showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-survey-exclusive/exclusive-britains-financial-heartland-unbowed-as-brexit-risks-deepen-idUSKCN1PU0O52019-02-06
Reuters had first reported details of the deal on Feb PositiveWASHINGTON Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday they are investing in a billion project to expand a liquefied natural gas export plant in Texas as companies race to meet global demand for the fuel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-lng-golden-pass/qatar-petroleum-exxon-invest-in-10-billion-texas-lng-project-idUSKCN1PU1ZJ2019-02-06
PARIS Feb 5 The French Senate rejected a proposal on Tuesday to privatise airport operator ADP in a temporary setback for government plans to raise around 10 billion euros NegativePARIS Feb 5 The French Senate rejected a proposal on Tuesday to privatise airport operator ADP in a temporary setback for government plans to raise around 10 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/france-adp-privatisation/french-senate-rejects-privatisation-plans-for-airport-group-adp-idUSL5N2007TG2019-02-06
CHICAGO Feb 5 Illinois already low credit rating could be impaired if the state relies on onetime revenue measures or increases its large unpaid bill backlog to balance its upcoming budget Moodys Investors Service said on Tuesday PositiveCHICAGO Feb 5 Illinois already low credit rating could be impaired if the state relies on onetime revenue measures or increases its large unpaid bill backlog to balance its upcoming budget Moodys Investors Service said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/illinois-moodys/budget-and-pensions-top-credit-issues-for-illinois-new-governor-moodys-idUSL1N2001Q72019-02-06
TORONTO Feb 5 Canada will consider changing the terms of a stress test designed to cut out risky mortgage lending if market conditions change one of the countrys top banking regulators said on Tuesday Negativeto fix typo in penultimate http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/canada-mortgages-regulation/refile-update-3-canadian-regulators-may-review-terms-of-mortgage-stress-test-idUSL1N2001AJ2019-02-06
NEW YORK Feb 5 World stocks raced to a fresh twomonth high on Tuesday to keep up their fast start to 2019 while the U.S. dollar strengthened for a fourth straight session as investors awaited President Trumps annual State of the Union speech later in the day PositiveInvestors eye Trumps State of the Union speech http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-shares-surge-to-2-month-high-dollar-climbs-ahead-of-trump-speech-idUSL5N2005982019-02-06
NEW YORK Feb 5 The U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday as investors awaited President Donald Trumps State of the Union address for a possible update on the U.S.China trade war NeutralAppetite for risk pulls Swiss franc to 2month lows http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-firm-ahead-of-trumps-state-of-the-union-address-idUSL5N2004RP2019-02-06
LONDON Feb 5 World stocks extended their whitehot start to the year on Tuesday while the dollar was straining for a fourth day of gains as traders awaited U.S. President Donald Trumps State of the Union address PositiveWorld shares extend twomonth highs as miners banks make ground http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-sizzle-at-2-month-high-before-trump-state-of-the-union-address-idUSL5N2003IW2019-02-06
Feb 5 Emerging market stocks steadied on Tuesday with Russian stocks testing alltime highs while developing world currencies were mixed even as the U.S. Federal Reserves dovish tone continued to build appetite for riskier assets PositiveRussian stocks hit alltime high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-em-shares-steady-with-russian-stocks-at-record-high-fx-mixed-idUSL5N2002A82019-02-06
BEIRUT Feb 5 Lebanese central bank governor Riad Salameh said on Tuesday that U.S. dollars had been offered in the local market to buy Lebanese pounds since the formation of a new government alJadeed television reported PositiveBEIRUT Feb 5 Lebanese central bank governor Riad Salameh said on Tuesday that U.S. dollars had been offered in the local market to buy Lebanese pounds since the formation of a new government alJadeed television reported http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/lebanon-economy/lebanese-c-bank-governor-dollar-offered-in-market-since-government-formed-idUSL5N2001UY2019-02-06
com Incs grocery service is slowly returning on its India website after the online retail giant faced disruption from revised ecommerce curbs which kicked in on Feb NegativeNEW Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-ecommerce/amazon-grocery-service-slowly-returns-in-india-after-e-commerce-disruption-idUSKCN1PU1GB2019-02-06
Feb 5 Apple Inc said on Tuesday that Angela Ahrendts the chief of its retail operations was leaving the company to pursue new opportunities NegativeFeb 5 Apple Inc said on Tuesday that Angela Ahrendts the chief of its retail operations was leaving the company to pursue new opportunities http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-moves/apple-retail-chief-angela-ahrendts-departs-idUSL3N2003UT2019-02-06
WASHINGTON Feb 5 Two key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Tuesday asked Apple Incs chief executive Tim Cook to answer questions about a privacy flaw in Apples group video chat software after a teenager and his mother tried for days to warn the iPhone maker of the bug NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 5 Two key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Tuesday asked Apple Incs chief executive Tim Cook to answer questions about a privacy flaw in Apples group video chat software after a teenager and his mother tried for days to warn the iPhone maker of the bug http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/congress-apple-privacy/u-s-house-democrats-want-apple-to-answer-questions-on-facetime-flaw-idUSL1N2001Q92019-02-06
LOS ANGELES Feb 5 The Oscars ceremony will not have an official host this year the president of ABC Entertainment which broadcasts the ceremony said on Tuesday NegativeLOS ANGELES Feb 5 The Oscars ceremony will not have an official host this year the president of ABC Entertainment which broadcasts the ceremony said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/awards-oscars-host/2019-oscars-will-not-have-official-host-abc-executive-confirms-idUSL1N20019X2019-02-06
Feb 5 The Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku will stay on the calendar until at least 2023 after Formula One announced a contract renewal on Tuesday Negativecomments by F1 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/motor-f1-azerbaijan/update-1-motor-racing-azerbaijan-gp-extends-f1-deal-to-2023-idUSL5N2005ZB2019-02-06
The Grammy Awards take place in Los Angeles on Feb NeutralLOS ANGELES Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake may lead the nominations but Sundays Grammy Awards looks set to be a showcase for girl power http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-grammys-preview/cardi-b-to-lead-girl-power-charge-at-grammy-awards-idUSKCN1PU12H2019-02-06
ABUJA A tribunal on Monday ordered Nigerias top judge to appear for trial on Feb PositiveABUJA A tribunal on Monday ordered Nigerias top judge to appear for trial on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-politics/nigeria-tribunal-orders-top-judge-to-appear-at-trial-on-feb-13-idUSKCN1PT14I2019-02-05
Wirth who also serves as chairman of Chevrons board of directors was named CEO in February 2018 after a more than 30year career at the San Ramon Californiaheadquartered oil major NeutralChevron Corp Chief Executive Officer Michael Wirth is set to receive at least million in total pay this year the U.S. oil and gas company said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-chevron-pay/chevron-ceo-wirth-set-to-earn-over-28-million-in-annual-pay-idUSKCN1PT2AD2019-02-05
Feb 4 A U.S. federal judge on Monday approved a plan to restructure billion of debt from Puerto Ricos Sales Tax Financing Corporation known as COFINA marking the second deal between the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth and its creditors to win court approval PositiveFeb 4 A U.S. federal judge on Monday approved a plan to restructure billion of debt from Puerto Ricos Sales Tax Financing Corporation known as COFINA marking the second deal between the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth and its creditors to win court approval http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/usa-puertorico-bonds/puerto-rico-wins-court-approval-for-sales-tax-backed-debt-restructuring-idUSL1N1ZZ1AN2019-02-05
General Electric Co said on Monday it would spin off its transportation business on Feb NeutralGeneral Electric Co said on Monday it would spin off its transportation business on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ge-divestiture/ge-to-spin-off-transportation-unit-on-february-14-idUSKCN1PT29U2019-02-05
The European Commission is expected to announce its ruling this week ahead of a Feb NeutralBRUSSELS As Siemens and Alstom face EU rejection of their plan to create a European rail champion to fight foreign rivals the lesson for other companies is to play up the domestic benefits of their merger deals and be prepared to sell assets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens-regulator/merger-partners-need-to-look-closer-to-home-to-win-over-eu-regulators-idUSKCN1PT17B2019-02-05
Feb 1 story corrects headline to say only Toyotas sales fell in January not NegativeFeb 1 story corrects headline to say only Toyotas sales fell in January not http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-auto-sales/toyota-reports-fall-in-u-s-auto-sales-in-january-idUSKCN1PQ4XD2019-02-05
CITY Feb 4 A flotilla loaded with about 7 million barrels of Venezuelan oil has formed in the Gulf of Mexico some holding cargoes bought ahead of the latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and others whose buyers are weighing who to pay according to traders shippers and Refinitiv Eikon data NeutralCITY Feb 4 A flotilla loaded with about 7 million barrels of Venezuelan oil has formed in the Gulf of Mexico some holding cargoes bought ahead of the latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and others whose buyers are weighing who to pay according to traders shippers and Refinitiv Eikon data http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/venezuela-politics-oil-shipments/armada-of-tankers-with-venezuelan-oil-forms-in-u-s-gulf-sources-data-idUSL1N1ZZ0WQ2019-02-05
Feb 4 The following bids mergers acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on PositiveSchlumberger Smart Final Stores Tata updates Papa Johns Tesla Gannett DSV Ultimate http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N1ZZ2JB2019-02-05
SAN JUAN Feb 4 A U.S. federal judge on Monday approved a plan to restructure billion of debt from Puerto Ricos Sales Tax Financing Corporation known as COFINA marking the second deal between the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth and its creditors to win court approval Positivecomments from judges order oversight board http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-puertorico-bonds/update-1-puerto-rico-wins-court-approval-for-sales-tax-backed-debt-restructuring-idUSL1N1ZZ1CQ2019-02-05
Feb 4 Wall Street gained on Monday with technology shares leading the advance as investors were optimistic about the prospects for U.S.China trade relations and quarterly earnings reports PositiveFeb 4 Wall Street gained on Monday with technology shares leading the advance as investors were optimistic about the prospects for U.S.China trade relations and quarterly earnings reports http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-stocks/us-stocks-snapshot-wall-street-gains-on-china-optimism-earnings-idUSZXN0RI52I2019-02-05
LONDON Feb 4 European shares were mixed at the open on Monday as optimism fueled by data showing a buoyant U.S. labour market last week faded while a flurry of corporate news triggered sharp individual moves Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-flat-as-u-s-job-data-boost-fades-idUSL5N1ZZ1HC2019-02-05
CAPE TOWN Feb 4 Zimbabwes mines minister on Monday said the central bank governor would soon introduce a monetary policy tool to alleviate foreign currency shortages that have affected mining companies Neutralcontext http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/africa-mining-zimbabwe/update-1-zimbabwe-looks-to-alleviate-foreign-currency-shortages-mines-minister-idUSL5N1ZZ4K72019-02-05
NEW YORK Feb 4 The U.S. dollar was broadly stronger on Monday as investors took heart from Fridays strong payroll number and improved risk appetite helped lift the greenback to a fiveweek high against the safehaven yen PositiveDollar rises above 110 yen for the first time since Dec http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-rises-broadly-climbs-above-110-yen-as-risk-appetite-returns-idUSL5N1ZZ41Y2019-02-05
Feb 4 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday offered a way to break the deadlock over the United Kingdoms exit from the European Union calling for a creative compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements PositiveUKs May says shes seeking pragmatic solution http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu/germanys-merkel-drops-hint-of-a-creative-brexit-compromise-idUSL5N1ZZ3LS2019-02-05
The flag will be on display in Rotterdam until Feb NeutralROTTERDAM A rare DDay flag that flew on a U.S. Navy ship leading the allied advance at the beaches of Normandy nearly 75 years ago will be returned to America after going on display in the Netherlands on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-wwii-us-flag/u-s-d-day-flag-to-return-home-75-years-after-normandy-landing-idUSKCN1PT1VZ2019-02-05
WASHINGTON With time running down congressional negotiators on U.S. border security funding have not settled the hotbutton issues that confront them but lawmakers expressed optimism on Monday that a deal could be struck before a Feb PositiveWASHINGTON With time running down congressional negotiators on U.S. border security funding have not settled the hotbutton issues that confront them but lawmakers expressed optimism on Monday that a deal could be struck before a Feb http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/usa-shutdown/u-s-congressional-negotiators-still-face-unresolved-border-security-issues-idUSKCN1PT2642019-02-05
General Electric Co said on Monday it expects to close the merger of its transportation business with Wabtec Corp on Feb NeutralGeneral Electric Co said on Monday it expects to close the merger of its transportation business with Wabtec Corp on Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ge-divestiture/ge-to-complete-spin-off-of-transportation-unit-on-february-25-idUSKCN1PT29U2019-02-05
Feb 5 Aeroflot estimates rising fuel prices will cost it 48 billion roubles PositiveFeb 5 Aeroflot estimates rising fuel prices will cost it 48 billion roubles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/aeroflot-results-fuel/russias-aeroflot-warns-fuel-prices-to-cost-it-732-mln-in-2018-idUSL5N2000KA2019-02-05
TOKYO Feb 5 Japans Nikkei index surrendered modest gains to end lower on Tuesday snapping a threeday rally as the market digested a slew of corporate earnings NegativeNikkei ends down 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/japan-stocks-edge-down-earnings-caution-stops-recent-gains-idUSL3N2000ZH2019-02-05
Feb 5 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal PositiveFeb 5 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/press-digest-wsj/press-digest-wall-street-journal-feb-5-idUSL3N2000X82019-02-05
Feb 5 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages PositiveFeb 5 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/press-digest-nyt/press-digest-new-york-times-business-news-feb-5-idUSL3N2000WN2019-02-05
TOKYO Feb 5 Japanese government bond prices were mostly steady on Tuesday paring earlier modest losses after a wellreceived 10year debt auction improved market sentiment NegativeTOKYO Feb 5 Japanese government bond prices were mostly steady on Tuesday paring earlier modest losses after a wellreceived 10year debt auction improved market sentiment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-bonds/jgbs-steady-as-10-year-auction-draws-ample-demand-idUSL3N2000VA2019-02-05
TOKYO Feb 5 The dollar held on to recent gains against its peers on Tuesday supported by a recovery in investor risk appetite which helped push up U.S. yields during the previous session PositiveDollar index bounces off 200day moving average http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-stays-firm-on-improved-sentiment-rise-in-u-s-treasury-yields-idUSL3N2000492019-02-05
Failure to achieve an agreement by Feb PositiveWASHINGTON Senator Lindsey Graham said on Monday if President Donald Trump declares an emergency to fund a wall on the U.S.Mexico border it could provoke a war in the Republican party and urged fellow Republicans to back the commanderinchief http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-graham/senator-warns-of-war-among-republicans-over-trump-border-wall-idUSKCN1PU00B2019-02-05
SAN FRANCISCO Feb 4 Alphabet Incs fourthquarter revenue and profit beat Wall Streets expectations on Monday but sharply higher spending as it added data centers cloud engineers and marketed its services heavily during the holidays worried investors Negativedetail from investor call analyst comment updates http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-results/update-2-alphabet-beats-wall-st-estimates-but-spending-worries-investors-idUSL3N1ZZ43M2019-02-05
SAN FRANCISCO Feb 4 Alphabet Incs fourthquarter revenue and profit beat Wall Streets expectations on Monday but sharply higher spending as it added data centers cloud engineers and marketed its services heavily during the holidays worried investors Negativedetail from investor call analyst comment updates http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-results/update-2-alphabet-beats-wall-st-estimates-but-spending-worries-investors-idUSL3N1ZZ43M2019-02-05
SAN FRANCISCO Feb 4 Alphabet Incs fourthquarter revenue and profit beat Wall Streets expectations on Monday but sharply higher spending as it added data centers cloud engineers and marketed its services heavily during the holidays worried investors Negativedetail from investor call analyst comment updates http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-results/update-2-alphabet-beats-wall-st-estimates-but-spending-worries-investors-idUSL3N1ZZ43M2019-02-05
SAN FRANCISCO Feb 4 Alphabet Incs fourthquarter revenue and profit beat Wall Streets expectations on Monday but sharply higher spending as it added data centers cloud engineers and marketed its services heavily during the holidays worried investors Negativedetail from investor call analyst comment updates http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-results/update-2-alphabet-beats-wall-st-estimates-but-spending-worries-investors-idUSL3N1ZZ43M2019-02-05
SAN FRANCISCO Feb 4 Alphabet Incs fourthquarter revenue and profit beat Wall Streets expectations on Monday but sharply higher spending as it added data centers cloud engineers and marketed its services heavily during the holidays worried investors Negativedetail from investor call analyst comment updates http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-results/update-2-alphabet-beats-wall-st-estimates-but-spending-worries-investors-idUSL3N1ZZ43M2019-02-05
SAN FRANCISCO Feb 4 Alphabet Incs fourthquarter revenue and profit beat Wall Streets expectations on Monday but sharply higher spending as it added data centers cloud engineers and marketed its services heavily during the holidays worried investors Negativedetail from investor call analyst comment updates http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-results/update-2-alphabet-beats-wall-st-estimates-but-spending-worries-investors-idUSL3N1ZZ43M2019-02-05
BERLIN Feb 4 Freenet the largest shareholder in Switzerlands Sunrise Communications is aware from media reports of cooperation talks between Sunrise and Liberty Globals local Swiss business UPC and welcomes the idea of consolidation a Freenet spokeswoman said Positivefrom media in paragraph 1 after spokeswoman corrects http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/freenet-sunrise/corrected-freenet-says-could-support-sunrise-upc-swiss-tie-up-idUSZ8N1XP00R2019-02-05
Feb 4 CBS Corp is estimated to have generated million in advertising revenue from Sundays Super Bowl the thirdlargest amount in the games 53year history according to research firm Kantar Media PositiveFeb 4 CBS Corp is estimated to have generated million in advertising revenue from Sundays Super Bowl the thirdlargest amount in the games 53year history according to research firm Kantar Media http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/football-nfl-superbowl-ads/cbs-estimated-to-take-in-382-mln-on-super-bowl-ads-kantar-media-idUSL1N1ZZ0O22019-02-05
Feb 4 Gannett Co Inc said on Monday its board rejected newspaper chain MNG Enterprises Incs unsolicited bid saying the offer undervalued the company and was not credible NegativeFeb 4 Gannett Co Inc said on Monday its board rejected newspaper chain MNG Enterprises Incs unsolicited bid saying the offer undervalued the company and was not credible http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/gannett-co-ma-mng-enterprises/gannetts-board-rejects-hostile-bid-by-mng-enterprises-idUSL3N1ZZ2YH2019-02-05
Erdogan is due to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for talks on Syria in the Russian resort of Sochi on Feb PositiveISTANBUL Turkey has maintained lowlevel contact with the Syrian government President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday even though Ankara has supported rebels who fought for years to topple President Bashar alAssad http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/erdogan-says-turkey-has-maintained-contacts-with-damascus-idUSKCN1PS0L92019-02-04
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet the leaders of Turkey and Iran in the Russian Black Sea resort town Sochi on Feb PositiveMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet the leaders of Turkey and Iran in the Russian Black Sea resort town Sochi on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-russia-turkey-iran/kremlin-russia-turkey-iran-leaders-to-meet-in-russia-on-feb-14-ria-idUSKCN1PS0KB2019-02-04
Feb 3 Private investigators have located the wreckage of the aircraft that disappeared over the English Channel carrying Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson Sky News reported NegativeFeb 3 Private investigators have located the wreckage of the aircraft that disappeared over the English Channel carrying Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson Sky News reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/soccer-sala-crash/private-investigators-locate-wreckage-of-aircraft-carrying-sala-and-pilot-sky-idUSFWN1ZY0382019-02-04
LONDON Feb 3 Britains Brexit minister Stephen Barclay will hold a meeting of a new working group of Conservative lawmakers on Monday seeking to find an alternative plan to avoid a postBrexit border in Ireland Prime Minister Theresa Mays office said PositiveLONDON Feb 3 Britains Brexit minister Stephen Barclay will hold a meeting of a new working group of Conservative lawmakers on Monday seeking to find an alternative plan to avoid a postBrexit border in Ireland Prime Minister Theresa Mays office said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-alternatives/uk-brexit-minister-to-work-with-compromise-brexit-plan-conservatives-idUSL5N1ZY0GK2019-02-04
MOSCOW Feb 3 Russias foreign ministry said on Sunday that the international community should focus on helping to solve Venezuelas economic and social problems and refrain from any interference Interfax news agency reported NeutralMOSCOW Feb 3 Russias foreign ministry said on Sunday that the international community should focus on helping to solve Venezuelas economic and social problems and refrain from any interference Interfax news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-venezuela/russias-foreign-ministry-help-venezuela-but-dont-meddle-ifax-idUSL5N1ZY0ET2019-02-04
LONDON Feb 3 British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would seek a pragmatic to a parliamentary impasse over the terms on which Britain leaves the European Union when she tries to reopen talks with Brussels NeutralEU says will not renegotiate Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu/uk-pm-may-will-seek-pragmatic-solution-to-brexit-deal-in-brussels-idUSL5N1ZY09C2019-02-04
NEW YORK Feb 3 While the U.S. Federal Reserves indication it is done raising interest rates for now has fueled stock gains investors worry the U.S. central banks pledge is a doubleedged sword and implicit confirmation of the markets lingering anxiety about growth Neutralto widen http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-stocks-weekahead/rpt-wall-st-week-ahead-fed-pause-validates-market-fears-about-u-s-growth-idUSL1N1ZW00O2019-02-04
Boral reports halfyear results on Feb 25 NeutralSYDNEY Australias largest building materials supplier Boral Ltd cut its domestic outlook and said delays at big projects would dent halfyear profits sending shares tumbling as investors called time on the nations building boom http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-boral-outlook/boral-calls-end-to-australias-building-boom-shares-slide-idUSKCN1PT0772019-02-04
Feb 4 Britains FTSE 100 index is seen opening 1 point higher at 7021 on Monday according to financial bookmakers with FTSE 100 futures down 0 Positivecompany news items and http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-feb-4-idUSL3N1ZZ20V2019-02-04
Feb 4 Flybe Group Plc has agreed to demands from its largest shareholder to call a general meeting in aid of removing Chairman Simon Laffin and adding airline industry veteran Eric Kohn to the board the company said on Monday Positivedetails on sale http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/flybe-group-shareholders/update-1-flybe-gives-shareholders-vote-on-ousting-chairman-idUSL3N1ZZ1ZJ2019-02-04
MILANO Feb 4 The following factors could affect Italian markets on Monday NeutralMILANO Feb 4 The following factors could affect Italian markets on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-feb-4/italy-factors-to-watch-on-feb-4-idUSL5N1ZW2YN2019-02-04
Feb 4 Flybe Group Plc said it would call a general meeting to consider a request by its largest shareholder that it replace Chairman Simon Laffin PositiveFeb 4 Flybe Group Plc said it would call a general meeting to consider a request by its largest shareholder that it replace Chairman Simon Laffin http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/flybe-group-shareholders/flybe-gives-shareholders-vote-on-ousting-chairman-idUSL3N1ZZ1YQ2019-02-04
Commonwealth Financial Planning Ltd has started the process to stop levying such service fees to existing customers from Feb PositiveSYDNEY Commonwealth Bank of Australias financial planning unit is stopping levying service fees continuously to its customers and will only charge fees when the services are delivered following an order from the corporate watchdog http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-regulator-cfpl/australias-cba-unit-shifts-to-new-fee-model-after-watchdogs-order-idUSKCN1PT0B72019-02-04
Feb 4 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal PositiveFeb 4 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/press-digest-wsj/press-digest-wall-street-journal-feb-4-idUSL3N1ZZ1WH2019-02-04
3rd paragraph to remove reference to South Korean market which is closed until Thursday Feb 7 Neutral3rd paragraph to remove reference to South Korean market which is closed until Thursday Feb 7 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/corrected-global-markets-asia-stocks-quiet-dollar-supported-after-upbeat-u-s-jobs-data-idUSL3N1ZZ01Q2019-02-04
TOKYO Feb 4 Asia stocks were barely moved on Monday staying near a fourmonth high after Wall Streets tepid preweekend performance while the dollar was supported against the yen following strong U.S. jobs and manufacturing data Positive3rd paragraph to remove reference to South Korean market which is closed until Thursday Feb 7 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/corrected-global-markets-asia-stocks-quiet-dollar-supported-after-upbeat-u-s-jobs-data-idUSL3N1ZZ01Q2019-02-04
SINGAPORE Feb 4 The dollar held near a oneweek high against the yen on Monday supported by a strongerthanexpected U.S. jobs and factory data although gains are likely to be capped on caution about Federal Reserve policy and amid thinned holiday trade in Asia NegativeEuro unchanged versus dollar http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-finds-support-on-u-s-jobs-data-aussie-dollar-weaker-idUSL3N1ZY0NI2019-02-04
Last February six suspected drug traffickers were arrested after 389 kg of cocaine was found in the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires NegativeMOSCOW Cape Verde police have detained 11 Russian sailors for the suspected smuggling of more than nine tonnes of cocaine Russian news agencies reported citing local police http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-russia-capeverde-drugs/russian-sailors-held-in-cape-verde-on-suspicion-of-smuggling-nine-tonnes-of-cocaine-idUSKCN1PR0EF2019-02-03
May has promised another Brexit vote by Feb PositiveLONDON Britain would permanently regret leaving the European Union without a deal and parliament needs to reach a decision to stop this in the next two weeks business minister Greg Clark said in a newspaper interview on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu/uk-would-regret-no-deal-brexit-for-ever-business-minister-idUSKCN1PR0B12019-02-03
The meeting will be held in late February on the sidelines of the Mobile World Congress the industrys biggest annual gathering in Barcelona PositiveMobile communications industry body GSMA has proposed its members discuss the possibility that Chinese network vendor Huawei is excluded from key markets amid concerns such a development could set operators back by years http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech-europe-exclusiv/exclusive-mobile-network-operators-body-gsma-considers-crisis-meeting-over-huawei-idUSKCN1PR0DT2019-02-03
February 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century NegativeFebruary 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-estonia-danske-digital-insight/dirty-money-risks-encroach-on-estonias-digital-utopia-idUSKCN1PQ3UU2019-02-03
February 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century NegativeFebruary 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-estonia-danske-digital-insight/dirty-money-risks-encroach-on-estonias-digital-utopia-idUSKCN1PQ3UU2019-02-03
February 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century NegativeFebruary 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-estonia-danske-digital-insight/dirty-money-risks-encroach-on-estonias-digital-utopia-idUSKCN1PQ3UU2019-02-03
February 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century NegativeFebruary 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-estonia-danske-digital-insight/dirty-money-risks-encroach-on-estonias-digital-utopia-idUSKCN1PQ3UU2019-02-03
February 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century NegativeFebruary 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-estonia-danske-digital-insight/dirty-money-risks-encroach-on-estonias-digital-utopia-idUSKCN1PQ3UU2019-02-03
February 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century NegativeFebruary 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-estonia-danske-digital-insight/dirty-money-risks-encroach-on-estonias-digital-utopia-idUSKCN1PQ3UU2019-02-03
February 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century NegativeFebruary 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-estonia-danske-digital-insight/dirty-money-risks-encroach-on-estonias-digital-utopia-idUSKCN1PQ3UU2019-02-03
February 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century NegativeFebruary 1 story corrects to show the presidential palace in Estonia was not built in the 18th century http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-estonia-danske-digital-insight/dirty-money-risks-encroach-on-estonias-digital-utopia-idUSKCN1PQ3UU2019-02-03
Alito said that the restrictions which were to go into effect on Monday will be put on hold until at least Feb NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily prevented a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from taking effect in a case that presents a key test on the contentious issue following last years retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy a pivotal supporter of abortion rights http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-abortion/u-s-high-court-temporarily-blocks-louisiana-abortion-restrictions-idUSKCN1PQ5ZM2019-02-02
That treaty which also limits deployed land and submarinebased missiles and nuclearcapable bombers expires in February 2021 can be extended by five years if both sides agree PositiveWASHINGTON The United States announced on Friday it will withdraw from the Intermediaterange Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia in six months unless Moscow ends its alleged violations of the landmark 1987 arms control pact http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-nuclear-russia/u-s-says-to-withdraw-from-arms-control-treaty-in-six-months-idUSKCN1PQ4VW2019-02-02
The OptumRx decision becomes effective Feb PositiveNEW YORK A top U.S. pharmacy benefit manager owned by UnitedHealth Group Inc has included new migraine drugs from Amgen Inc and Eli Lilly and Co as preferred treatments on its lists of covered drugs according to an OptumRx client note viewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-unitedhealth-migraine-exclusive/exclusive-top-u-s-insurer-to-cover-amgen-eli-lilly-migraine-drugs-exclude-teva-idUSKCN1PQ5F22019-02-02
A spokeswoman for the Justice Department declined comment on the letter which asks for a complete responses by Feb NegativeWASHINGTON The Democratically controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee launched an inquiry on Friday into the Trump administrations decision to reverse course on several key voting rights lawsuits and its efforts to add a citizenship question to the upcoming 2020 U.S. census http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-election/house-panel-launches-inquiry-over-voter-rights-roll-backs-idUSKCN1PQ5VP2019-02-02
WorldFirst told its customers this week that the company will stop offering all services in the United States after Feb PositiveBritish currency exchange startup WorldFirst is shutting its U.S. operations to ward off a potential regulatory hurdle for its planned takeover by Chinas Ant Financial Services Group the Financial Times reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-worldfirst-restructuring/british-currency-exchange-worldfirst-shuts-u-s-operations-ft-idUSKCN1PQ3NL2019-02-02
LONDON Feb 1 European shares edged up on Friday as a fresh batch of earnings for the fourth quarter and signs the trade talks were successful helped keep investors riskon despite a dismal survey on Chinese factory activity Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-edge-up-as-strong-earnings-overcome-china-worries-idUSL5N1ZW1W42019-02-02
NEW YORK Feb 1 Global equity markets and bond yields rose on Friday after U.S. employment and manufacturing data underscored a strong economy with little wage inflation a Goldilocks mix that could allow the Federal Reserve to stand pat on raising interest rates soon Positivelast paragraph corrects name to Minh Trang not Ming http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/corrected-global-markets-stocks-rally-on-u-s-economic-data-bond-yields-rise-idUSL5N1ZW4YT2019-02-02
WASHINGTON Feb 1 White House Economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that U.S.China trade talks had a good and covered a lot of specific technology transfer issues but much work remained before a deal to ease the countries trade war could be nailed down PositiveWASHINGTON Feb 1 White House Economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that U.S.China trade talks had a good and covered a lot of specific technology transfer issues but much work remained before a deal to ease the countries trade war could be nailed down http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china/u-s-china-trade-talks-had-good-vibe-much-work-remains-kudlow-idUSS0N1Z001D2019-02-02
Feb 1 Jussie Smollett an openly gay AfricanAmerican actor from the television drama on Friday defended as completely truthful the account he gave of being accosted on a Chicago street by men who used racist and homophobic slurs and said he was cooperating with police NegativeFeb 1 Jussie Smollett an openly gay AfricanAmerican actor from the television drama on Friday defended as completely truthful the account he gave of being accosted on a Chicago street by men who used racist and homophobic slurs and said he was cooperating with police http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/people-jussie-smollett/empire-actor-says-assault-report-was-100-percent-factual-idUSL1N1ZW1F22019-02-02
WASHINGTON Feb 1 A federal appeals court was hearing arguments on Friday over whether the Trump administration acted legally when it repealed landmark net neutrality rules governing internet providers in December 2017 NeutralWASHINGTON Feb 1 A federal appeals court was hearing arguments on Friday over whether the Trump administration acted legally when it repealed landmark net neutrality rules governing internet providers in December 2017 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-internet/u-s-appeals-court-hears-challenge-to-fcc-net-neutrality-repeal-idUSL1N1ZW1332019-02-02
Feb 1 Apple Inc has fixed a bug that let iPhone users see and hear others before they accept FaceTime calls and will roll out a software update next week to reenable Group FaceTime it said on Friday NegativeFeb 1 Apple Inc has fixed a bug that let iPhone users see and hear others before they accept FaceTime calls and will roll out a software update next week to reenable Group FaceTime it said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-patch/apple-fixes-facetime-privacy-bug-will-issue-update-next-week-idUSL3N1ZW4HT2019-02-02
Feb 1 Event manager and publisher Informa Plc said on Friday it would sell its Life Sciences Media Brands portfolio to MJH Associates for just over million NeutralFeb 1 Event manager and publisher Informa Plc said on Friday it would sell its Life Sciences Media Brands portfolio to MJH Associates for just over million http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/informa-divestiture/british-event-manager-informa-to-sell-unit-for-over-100-mln-idUSL3N1ZW2SS2019-02-02
Pompeo said on Wednesday that North Korea had agreed that the summit would be held at the end of February and that it would be some place in Asia PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. special envoy for North Korea laid out an extensive list of demands for North Korean denuclearization on Thursday that is likely to anger Pyongyang even as President Donald Trump said the date and place for a second summit was set and hailed tremendous in his dealings with the country http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-northkorea/u-s-envoy-calls-for-full-list-of-north-korean-weapons-programs-idUSKCN1PP2EJ2019-02-01
The next round of peace talks between Khalizad and the Talibans newly appointed political leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is scheduled for Qatar on Feb PositiveKABUL Russia will host the Taliban and Afghan politicians opposed to President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday Russian and Taliban sources said promoting its role of power broker in what a U.S. official called an attempt to the U.S.backed peace process http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-afghanistan-russia-taliban/russia-plays-power-broker-as-u-s-taliban-talks-gather-steam-idUSKCN1PP19A2019-02-01
Battle opens in the UK on Feb NegativeLONDON Some 15 years in the making and after multiple delays scifi epic Battle finally arrived on Thursday but the Japanese mangainspired action film earned only lukewarm reviews http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-film-alita-battle-angel/alita-battle-angel-movie-finally-arrives-to-lukewarm-reviews-idUSKCN1PP34N2019-02-01
Separately a U.S. House panel said Thursday it would hold a hearing on Feb NeutralWASHINGTON A federal appeals court will hear arguments on Friday over whether the Trump administration acted legally when it repealed landmark net neutrality rules governing internet providers in December 2017 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-internet/u-s-appeals-court-house-panel-to-take-up-net-neutrality-idUSKCN1PP2WD2019-02-01
Congress has a Feb NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats on Thursday hardened their positions over a wall being built on the border with Mexico raising new doubts over their ability to reach a deal just as negotiations were getting underway http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-shutdown/trump-democrats-battle-in-early-stage-of-u-s-border-security-talks-idUSKCN1PP28J2019-02-01
Commerzbank reports earnings on Feb NeutralFRANKFURT Time is running out for Deutsche Bank to turn around on its own making a merger with rival Commerzbank more likely two people with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-deutsche-bank-m-a-commerzbank/time-is-running-out-for-deutsche-bank-to-turn-around-on-its-own-sources-idUSKCN1PP12M2019-02-01
Software AG will brief investors on its strategy overhaul at a capital markets day in London on Feb NeutralFRANKFURT German business software firm Software AG can spend 11 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-software-results/software-ag-can-spend-1-1-5-billion-euros-on-acquisitions-ceo-idUSKCN1PP0OF2019-02-01
The State Department said Biegun would travel to South Korea on Feb PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. special envoy for North Korea called on Thursday for North Korea to provide a comprehensive declaration of its nuclear and missile programs and warned that Washington has if the diplomatic process with Pyongyang failed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa-envoy/u-s-envoy-calls-for-full-list-of-north-korean-weapons-programs-idUSKCN1PP2MP2019-02-01
Feb 1 Australian hospital operator Healthscope Ltd said on Friday it had recommended a Positiveadds context share http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/healthscope-ltd-ma/update-1-australias-healthscope-recommends-brookfield-deal-shares-surge-idUSL3N1ZV7B62019-02-01
JAKARTA Indonesia Central Bank holds board of governors meeting Feb NeutralFeb http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-march-29-idUSL3N1ZV5J42019-02-01
The biggest teachers union has called for a strike on Feb NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes public sector unions were divided on Wednesday over whether to launch a national strike after wage talks with the government failed leaving the country on edge over the possibility of more unrest http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-public-workers-divided-over-strike-after-talks-fail-idUSKCN1PO0YW2019-01-31
Abubakar is the main challenger to President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb NeutralABUJA Nigerian opposition candidate for president Atiku Abubakar said on Wednesday he would consider an amnesty for corruption suspects in order to help return billions of dollars stashed abroad to the country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-politics-corruption/nigerian-opposition-candidate-to-consider-amnesty-for-corruption-suspects-idUSKCN1PO2RA2019-01-31
Analysts at Leerink said they expect Mylan to launch its generic in February and about million in 2019 revenue from the treatment PositiveThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Mylan NVs generic version of GlaxoSmithKlinedeveloped blockbuster asthma treatment Advair driving shares of Mylan 7 percent higher on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mylan-nl-fda/fda-approves-mylans-generic-of-advair-asthma-treatment-idUSKCN1PO2Z72019-01-31
The EU Commission is due to announce its decision by Feb NeutralMUNICH Siemens will accept defeat if the European Union rejects its pleas to allow it to combine with Alstom to create a powerful FrancoGerman rail business http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-siemens-results/siemens-steels-itself-for-eu-rejection-of-rail-merger-with-alstom-idUSKCN1PO0HL2019-01-31
Nasdaq will formally launch its offer on Feb PositiveNasdaq which already operates seven exchanges across the Nordic and Baltic countries said it wanted to create a true Nordic capital market http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oslo-bors-vps-m-a-nasdaq/nasdaq-bids-771-million-for-oslo-bors-in-euronext-challenge-idUSKCN1PO0OV2019-01-31
Fashion icon Tom Ford will unite the sexes with a Feb NeutralNEW YORK Fresh on the heels of Pariss glittery fashion week all eyes are trained on New York where designers are gearing up to present their latest looks for fall and winter 2019 starting next week http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fashion-new-york-preview/n-y-fashion-week-reaches-beyond-runways-toward-diversity-idUSKCN1PO2AI2019-01-31
In all more than 500 items the legacy of the late couturier and his six successors are on display at the Victoria Albert Museum from Feb NeutralLONDON From Princess Margarets 21st birthday gown to Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrences red carpet dress Christian Dior outfits that have made headlines go on show in a London exhibition dedicated to the French fashion house http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fashion-dior-exhibition/dior-gowns-that-made-headlines-star-in-london-exhibition-idUSKCN1PO1UT2019-01-31
In all more than 500 items the legacy of the late couturier and his six successors are on display at the Victoria Albert Museum from Feb NeutralLONDON From Princess Margarets 21st birthday gown to Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrences red carpet dress Christian Dior outfits that have made headlines go on show in a London exhibition dedicated to the French fashion house http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fashion-dior-exhibition/dior-gowns-that-made-headlines-star-in-london-exhibition-idUSKCN1PO1UT2019-01-31
Congress and Trump reopened the government last week with a measure that will expire on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON A leading Democrat in Congress asked the U.S. Treasury on Tuesday to advise lawmakers about when it intends to seek an increase in the U.S. debt ceiling an issue that could become part of the debate over President Donald Trumps border wall http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fiscal-congress/house-democrat-seeks-details-of-treasury-debt-limit-plans-idUSKCN1PN33U2019-01-30
Trump will deliver the State of the Union address on Feb NeutralWASHINGTON Stacey Abrams who narrowly lost Georgias recent gubernatorial election will deliver the Democrats response to Republican President Donald Trumps State of the Union address next week the top Democrat in the Senate Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-speech-response/abrams-former-georgia-governor-candidate-to-give-democrats-state-of-the-union-response-idUSKCN1PN2PM2019-01-30
WASHINGTON Citizenship for immigrants will not be on the table as lawmakers try to negotiate a compromise on border security to keep federal agencies open beyond Feb PositiveWASHINGTON Citizenship for immigrants will not be on the table as lawmakers try to negotiate a compromise on border security to keep federal agencies open beyond Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/dreamers-will-not-figure-in-u-s-border-security-talks-democrat-says-idUSKCN1PN2LY2019-01-30
The vote will now take place on Feb NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday postponed a vote on President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr as Democrats expressed concern that he might not make public a final report on Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr/senate-committee-delays-vote-on-trumps-attorney-general-pick-idUSKCN1PN2152019-01-30
Under law the White House is supposed to send its proposal on the first Monday in February but much of the White House budget office was furloughed during the shutdown NegativeWASHINGTON The White House will propose significant nondefense spending cuts in its 2020 budget proposal officials said on Tuesday but it will miss the Monday Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-budget/white-house-to-seek-big-domestic-spending-cuts-budget-will-be-late-idUSKCN1PN2QP2019-01-30
Another Trump administration official said the budget would not be released before Trumps Feb NegativeWASHINGTON The White House will propose significant nondefense spending cuts in its 2020 budget proposal officials said on Tuesday but it will miss the Monday Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-budget/white-house-to-seek-big-domestic-spending-cuts-budget-will-be-late-idUSKCN1PN2QP2019-01-30
WASHINGTON The White House will propose significant nondefense spending cuts in its 2020 budget proposal officials said on Tuesday but it will miss the Monday Feb NeutralWASHINGTON The White House will propose significant nondefense spending cuts in its 2020 budget proposal officials said on Tuesday but it will miss the Monday Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-budget/white-house-to-seek-big-domestic-spending-cuts-budget-will-be-late-idUSKCN1PN2QP2019-01-30
CAIRO Jan 30 Egypt plans to start its foreign currency bond issue offering in the first quarter of 2019 between February and March to collect billion Finance Minister Mohamed Maait told Reuters on Wednesday Positiveto say green bonds to be issued http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-bonds/corrected-egypt-to-launch-foreign-currency-bond-offering-in-first-quarter-of-2019-minister-idUSC6N1XG00Q2019-01-30
Astaldi board members have been put on alert for a possible board meeting on February 5 to discuss bids for the group Il Messaggero said PositiveMILANO Jan 30 The following factors could affect Italian markets on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-jan-29/italy-factors-to-watch-on-jan-29-idUSL5N1ZT4YV2019-01-30
Chinese markets will be closed for Lunar New Year holidays between Feb NeutralShanghai stocks 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/china-stocks-close/china-stocks-slide-on-slowdown-concerns-idUSZZN2RI0002019-01-30
Analysts at UBS said that based on disclosures from a recent Competition Appeal Tribunal ruling the CMAs best estimate appears to be the week commencing Feb PositiveLONDON The proposed merger of Sainsburys and rival supermarket operator Asda would be viable even if regulators forced the group to dispose of 132 stores or more Sainsburys house broker UBS said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asda-m-a-sainsbury-s/sainsburys-asda-deal-could-live-with-upwards-of-132-store-disposals-ubs-idUSKCN1PN1VS2019-01-30
Taptica has until Feb NeutralVideo advertising company Taptica International Ltd said on Wednesday it was in advanced talks to take over rival RhythmOne Plc in an allshare deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-rhythmone-m-a-taptica-intrntnl/video-advertiser-taptica-in-advanced-talks-to-buy-rhythmone-idUSKCN1PO0PW2019-01-30
Clarion shareholders will be offered a chance to tender their shares by February 28 2019 at a price of 2500 yen per Clarion share Faurecia said on Tuesday PositivePARIS French car parts company Faurecia said it would launch on Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-clarion-m-a-faurecia/french-group-faurecia-to-launch-tender-offer-for-clarion-acquisition-idUSKCN1PN0H02019-01-30
WASHINGTON Two units of Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are to be arraigned on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON Two units of Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are to be arraigned on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-tech/huawei-units-to-be-arraigned-on-u-s-criminal-charges-on-feb-28-idUSKCN1PN2WP2019-01-30
It remained to be seen how lawmakers address border security before the Feb NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. economy is expected to lose billion from the 35day partial federal government shutdown over President Donald Trumps demand for border wall funding congressional researchers said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-economy/partial-u-s-government-shutdown-cost-economy-3-billion-budget-office-idUSKCN1PM1SL2019-01-29
This seeks to shift control of Brexit from Mays government to parliament by demanding that on Feb NeutralLONDON Lawmakers will on Tuesday debate and vote on British Prime Minister Theresa Mays response to the overwhelming rejection of her Brexit plan earlier this month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-planb-factbox/factbox-uk-pms-brexit-plan-b-what-happens-next-in-parliament-idUSKCN1PM1QG2019-01-29
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May told Conservative lawmakers on Monday that she plans to hold a vote in parliament on her Brexit deal on Feb PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May told Conservative lawmakers on Monday that she plans to hold a vote in parliament on her Brexit deal on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-may-vote/uk-parliament-to-vote-on-pm-mays-brexit-deal-feb-13-sky-news-idUSKCN1PM25R2019-01-29
The company has said it would begin delivering Model 3s to Europe and China in February PositiveWall Street analysts expect Tesla Inc to forecast a loss for the first quarter when it reports results on Wednesday having changed their expectations for a profit after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk warned of a very road ahead http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-outlook/tesla-seen-forecasting-first-quarter-loss-after-musk-warning-idUSKCN1PM1QU2019-01-29
WASHINGTON Two U.S. House panels will hold a joint hearing on Feb PositiveWASHINGTON Two U.S. House panels will hold a joint hearing on Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile-us/u-s-house-panels-to-hold-joint-hearing-on-sprint-t-mobile-merger-idUSKCN1PM2LY2019-01-29
People familiar with the matter said last week that the European Union competition watchdog would block the deal with a decision likely on Feb NegativePARIS Efforts by Alstom and Siemens to create a European rail champion could yet hit the buffers despite their latest concessions to try to address antitrust concerns http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens-eu/alstom-siemens-merger-concessions-may-not-save-rail-deal-idUSKCN1PM0J12019-01-29
The offer runs from Feb PositiveZURICH French shipping company CMA CGM on Monday formally launched a cash offer to buy out other shareholders of Ceva Logistics valuing the Swiss freight forwarder at http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ceva-logistics-m-a-cmacgm/frances-cma-cgm-launches-offer-to-buy-rest-of-ceva-logistics-shares-idUSKCN1PM0FZ2019-01-29
The airline will seek a green light from shareholders to convert part or all of its loans into equity at a special meeting on Feb PositiveBENGALURU Jet Airways Ltd said on Monday it would seek shareholder approval next month to convert existing debt into equity part of efforts by the cashstrapped Indian airline to resolve its financing problems http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jetairways-egm/jet-airways-seeks-shareholder-approval-for-debt-to-equity-swap-idUSKCN1PM1GK2019-01-29
The investor called on shareholders not to support the reelection of Maloney and Nicolson at the companys general meeting on Feb NegativeStock Spirits top shareholder on Monday called for the removal of the vodka makers chairman and raised questions about its growth prospects more than two years after the investor won a battle to oust the companys then chief executive officer http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-stock-spirits-western-gate/stock-spirits-top-investor-seeks-to-oust-chairman-idUSKCN1PM0TL2019-01-29
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have agreed Trump will give the annual State of the Union address on Feb PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have agreed Trump will give the annual State of the Union address on Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump/trump-pelosi-agree-president-to-give-state-of-union-address-feb-5-idUSKCN1PM2HS2019-01-29
I want to thank Michael Cohen for agreeing to appear voluntarily before the committee for closed testimony on February Democratic Representative Adam Schiff the panels chairman said in a statement PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify next week at a closed hearing of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee after postponing an appearance before another congressional panel citing threats from Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/ex-trump-lawyer-cohen-to-testify-at-closed-house-hearing-next-week-idUSKCN1PM2LC2019-01-29
Cohen was subpoenaed last week by the Senate Intelligence Committee to appear in midFebruary NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify next week at a closed hearing of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee after postponing an appearance before another congressional panel citing threats from Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/ex-trump-lawyer-cohen-to-testify-at-closed-house-hearing-next-week-idUSKCN1PM2LC2019-01-29
WASHINGTON U.S. farmers now have until Feb NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. farmers now have until Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usda-farming-aid/usda-extends-deadline-for-farm-aid-to-feb-14-after-shutdown-idUSKCN1PM27Q2019-01-29
If you are a farmer or rancher whose commodities have been directly impacted by tariffs you now have until February 14 to submit your USDA said in a tweet NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. farmers now have until Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usda-farming-aid/usda-extends-deadline-for-farm-aid-to-feb-14-after-shutdown-idUSKCN1PM27Q2019-01-29
Yuri Kontemirov acting deputy head of the watchdog was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying the checks would be completed in the second half of February NegativeMOSCOW Russias communications watchdog is carrying out checks to establish whether U.S. consumer goods group Procter Gamble and Burger King are complying with local data laws a spokesman for the watchdog said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-procter-gamble/russia-to-check-pgs-compliance-with-local-data-laws-idUSKCN1PM1H82019-01-29
The company said it had updated its technological processes and expects to comply and go through a smooth on Feb PositiveNEW DELHI Even as Indias new ecommerce curbs sting global giants Amazon http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-india-ecommerce-snapdeal/snapdeal-backs-indias-e-commerce-curbs-assures-compliance-idUSKCN1PM1NJ2019-01-29
A fresh round of talks between Khalilzad and the Taliban is expected to take place on February 25 in Doha two senior Taliban sources said PositiveKABUL U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Sunday to try to secure cooperation from Afghanistans president after breakthroughs in peace negotiations with Taliban leaders in Qatar http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-afghanistan/u-s-peace-envoy-visits-kabul-to-consult-president-on-talks-with-taliban-idUSKCN1PL0DB2019-01-28
LAGOS The Nigerian government said it would not accept any foreign after the European Union United States and Britain raised concerns over last weeks suspension of Nigerias most senior judge before a Feb NegativeLAGOS The Nigerian government said it would not accept any foreign after the European Union United States and Britain raised concerns over last weeks suspension of Nigerias most senior judge before a Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election/nigeria-rejects-foreign-meddling-over-chief-justice-suspended-before-february-vote-idUSKCN1PL0EF2019-01-28
But Trump also threatened to resume the shutdown on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump expressed skepticism on Sunday that U.S. lawmakers seeking to avoid another government shutdown could reach a deal on border security that he would accept as he renewed his vow to build a wall on the southern border with Mexico http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/trump-doubts-lawmakers-can-reach-acceptable-border-security-deal-idUSKCN1PL08M2019-01-28
With bills piling up and uncertainty over whether the government will still be open beyond Feb PositiveWASHINGTON Minutes after President Donald Trump announced an end to the longest U.S. government shutdown in history on Friday Yvette Hicks phone started ringing http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-contractors/worries-remain-for-u-s-government-contractors-as-shutdown-ends-idUSKCN1PK0QN2019-01-28
Republican and Democratic lawmakers will have until Feb NegativeWASHINGTON A 35day struggle between President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress to cut a deal to end the partial government shutdown finally ended on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-negotiators-explainer/explainer-how-congress-will-negotiate-border-security-deal-idUSKCN1PJ2NP2019-01-28
If at any point in the process there is a breakdown there is the risk of government agencies being thrown back into partial shutdown after Feb NegativeWASHINGTON A 35day struggle between President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress to cut a deal to end the partial government shutdown finally ended on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-negotiators-explainer/explainer-how-congress-will-negotiate-border-security-deal-idUSKCN1PJ2NP2019-01-28
The House unanimous voice vote to fund an array of federal agencies through Feb PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday joined the Senate in passing legislation to end a 35day partial government shutdown by temporarily funding federal agencies but it refused to give President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-house-vote/u-s-congress-votes-to-end-government-shutdown-no-trump-border-wall-money-idUSKCN1PK0072019-01-28
DOHA Another round of peace talks between Afghanistans Taliban and the United States is tentatively set for Feb PositiveDOHA Another round of peace talks between Afghanistans Taliban and the United States is tentatively set for Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-afghanistan-draft-date/next-round-of-afghanistan-talks-tentatively-set-for-feb-25-idUSKCN1PL0P82019-01-28
Both parties agreed tentatively to reconvene on February the official told Reuters PositiveDOHA Another round of peace talks between Afghanistans Taliban and the United States is tentatively set for Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-afghanistan-draft-date/next-round-of-afghanistan-talks-tentatively-set-for-feb-25-idUSKCN1PL0P82019-01-28
After the Ritz reopened to the public last February those still being held were transferred to other locations including a Riyadh prison NegativeABABA Saudi Arabia has freed SaudiEthiopian businessman Mohammed Hussein alAmoudi more than 14 months after he was detained in a crackdown on corruption the latest in a flurry of releases as the kingdom faces intense scrutiny over its human rights record http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-arrests/saudi-arabia-frees-ethiopian-born-tycoon-amid-flurry-of-releases-idUSKCN1PL0IA2019-01-28
Though traders are replenishing inventory ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday in early February demand remains weak NegativeBEIJING Earnings at Chinas industrial firms shrank for a second straight month in December putting pressure on policymakers to support industries hurt by slowing prices and weak factory activity amid a protracted U.S.Sino trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-industrial-profits/chinas-industrial-profits-shrink-again-in-dec-on-weak-prices-demand-idUSKCN1PM03D2019-01-28
People familiar with the matter said last week that the EU competition watchdog would block the deal with a decision likely on Feb PositivePARIS Alstom and Siemens have made new concessions to try and satisfy antitrust demands and get the green light for a planned merger of their rail activities Alstom confirmed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens-eu/alstom-siemens-confirm-new-concessions-on-merger-to-satisfy-antitrust-demands-idUSKCN1PM0J12019-01-28
Vestager said the Commission was racing to complete its work so there would be time for the national competition authorities to review the EU decision and respond before Feb PositiveBERLIN The European Commission is reviewing lastminute changes from Alstom and Siemens aimed at getting a green light for the planned merger of their rail activities EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens-eu/eu-reviewing-last-minute-concessions-from-siemens-and-alstom-on-rail-deal-idUSKCN1PL0EP2019-01-28
Jan 28 Jet Airways said on Monday it would seek shareholder approval to issue new equity and convert existing debt into equity among other things at a special meeting on Feb Negativecontext http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/jetairways-egm/update-1-indias-jet-airways-seeks-shareholder-nod-on-capital-boost-idUSL3N1ZS2A92019-01-28
A takeover bid on the Italian drugmaker launched by Rossini has been extended until Feb PositiveJan 28 The following factors could affect Italian markets on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-jan-28/italy-factors-to-watch-on-jan-28-idUSL8N1ZP2Q92019-01-28
The House of Representatives is expected to promptly consider the bill providing funding through Feb PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate voted unanimously on Friday to end a 35day partial federal government shutdown with legislation to temporarily fund many agencies but without the http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-senate-vote/u-s-senate-passes-bill-to-end-government-shutdown-idUSKCN1PJ2IN2019-01-28
The Sphinx International Airport located near the Giza Pyramids and the new Grand Egyptian Museum is expected to operate 30 flights by early February during its trial run PositiveCAIRO Egypt opened a new international airport on the outskirts of the capital on Saturday for an initial trial period in a bid to ease pressure from Cairos main airport and help boost tourism http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-tourism-airport/egypt-opens-new-international-airport-in-giza-for-trial-flights-idUSKCN1PK0QV2019-01-27
The European Unions team observing the election that is scheduled to take place on Feb NeutralABUJA Nigerias main opposition party has halted its presidential election campaign for 72 hours weeks ahead of the vote in protest at the suspension of the countrys most senior judge by President Muhammadu Buhari it said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election/nigeria-opposition-party-pauses-election-campaign-over-suspension-of-judge-idUSKCN1PK06Z2019-01-27
People familiar with the matter said last week that the EU competition watchdog will block the deal with a decision likely on Feb NegativeBRUSSELS Siemens and Alstom on Friday beefed up concessions aimed at allaying EU antitrust concerns about their rail merger deal a person familiar with the matter said in a belated and possibly futile move to stave off an EU veto against the deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens/siemens-alstom-sweeten-eu-antitrust-concessions-maybe-too-late-idUSKCN1PH1E32019-01-27
The Oscar winners will be announced at a ceremony in Hollywood on Feb PositiveLOS ANGELES The body that hands out the Oscars on Friday sought to distance itself from a furor over the Academy Award nomination of a film about two boys who murdered a British toddler in 1993 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-detainment/oscar-body-distances-itself-from-uk-controversy-on-child-murder-film-idUSKCN1PJ2LZ2019-01-27
The trio will visit Turkey from Jan 28Feb 3 and plan to report to the U.N. Human Rights Council in June it said PositiveGENEVA The United Nations human rights office said on Friday a threemember team of international experts would conduct an inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi confirming a Reuters report http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-un/u-n-names-members-of-international-inquiry-on-khashoggi-murder-idUSKCN1PJ1032019-01-27
Our second platform is coming in February NeutralISTANBUL Turkey will begin drilling for resources around Cyprus Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday a move that could create tensions with neighboring Cyprus and Greece over ownership of natural resources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-cyprus-drilling/turkey-to-begin-drilling-for-resources-around-cyprus-idUSKCN1PJ2982019-01-26
A spokesman said an update on Russias status would be issued on Feb NeutralLONDON The Paris 2024 Paralympics will feature the same 22 sports as next years Tokyo Games to keep athlete numbers and costs stable the International Paralympic Committee announced on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-paralympics-2024/paralympics-paris-2024-program-to-feature-same-sports-as-tokyo-2020-idUSKCN1PJ1TG2019-01-26
Egypts military says several hundred militants have been killed since it launched a major campaign in February last year to defeat militants linked to Islamic State in Sinai NegativeCAIRO Islamic State carried out an attack on Egyptian security forces in Sinai a week ago and captured a Christian criminal research expert the militant group said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/islamic-state-says-it-attacked-soldiers-captured-christian-in-sinai-idUSKCN1PJ1P42019-01-26
WASHINGTON A federal judge on Friday ordered lawyers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to appear Feb NegativeWASHINGTON A federal judge on Friday ordered lawyers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to appear Feb http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/judge-to-hold-sealed-hearing-on-whether-manafort-breached-plea-deal-idUSKCN1PJ13C2019-01-26
Jackson said the court would release a redacted transcript of Manaforts February hearing soon after its conclusion PositiveWASHINGTON A federal judge on Friday ordered lawyers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to appear Feb http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/judge-to-hold-sealed-hearing-on-whether-manafort-breached-plea-deal-idUSKCN1PJ13C2019-01-26
However the Russian rouble fell when the central bank said it would begin its foreigncurrency purchases on Feb NegativeEM stocks follow through on rise in Chinese equities http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-market-stocks-jump-fx-gains-as-dollar-weakens-idUSL8N1ZP1X72019-01-26
Ifo business climate index falls to lowest since Feb 2016 NegativeMSCI ACWI set to break 4week winning streak http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-earnings-lift-stocks-euro-recovers-from-dovish-ecb-comments-idUSL8N1ZP1YC2019-01-26
BRUSSELS European Union foreign ministers will discuss in February imposing more sanctions against Russia over a standoff with Ukraine in the Azov Sea diplomats said NegativeBRUSSELS European Union foreign ministers will discuss in February imposing more sanctions against Russia over a standoff with Ukraine in the Azov Sea diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-crisis-eu-russia/eu-to-discuss-more-russia-sanctions-over-azov-sea-next-month-idUSKCN1PI2CY2019-01-25
EU foreign ministers meet in Romania next week and are due to discuss that at their next session in Brussels on Feb PositiveBRUSSELS European Union foreign ministers will discuss in February imposing more sanctions against Russia over a standoff with Ukraine in the Azov Sea diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-crisis-eu-russia/eu-to-discuss-more-russia-sanctions-over-azov-sea-next-month-idUSKCN1PI2CY2019-01-25
The Nikkei said the deal would be finalised as soon as February and result in Kabu PositiveTOKYO Japans KDDI Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-kabu-com-sec-m-a-kddi/japans-kddi-considering-investing-in-kabu-com-securities-sources-idUSKCN1PI01R2019-01-25
SAO PAULO Embraer SA has signed the master transaction for a tieup with Boeing Co and called a shareholder assembly for Feb PositiveSAO PAULO Embraer SA has signed the master transaction for a tieup with Boeing Co and called a shareholder assembly for Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-embraer-m-a-boeing/embraer-signs-papers-for-boeing-tie-up-calls-shareholder-meeting-idUSKCN1PI32U2019-01-25
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen is postponing his Feb NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen is postponing his Feb http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-cohen/ex-trump-lawyer-cohen-postpones-testimony-to-congress-citing-threats-idUSKCN1PH2G82019-01-25
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday cast sufficient votes to block a Democratic bill that would have ended a 34day partial government shutdown by providing an array of agencies the funds they need to operate through Feb NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday cast sufficient votes to block a Democratic bill that would have ended a 34day partial government shutdown by providing an array of agencies the funds they need to operate through Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-vote/democrats-plan-to-reopen-government-fails-to-clear-hurdle-in-senate-idUSKCN1PI2XX2019-01-25
In response to that scandal Kelly in February 2018 decreed that any interim security clearances for staffers whose background investigations were pending since June 1 or before would be discontinued NegativeWASHINGTON A House of Representatives oversight panel said on Wednesday it would investigate the White House security clearance process including questions about unreported Russian contacts involving President Donald Trumps soninlaw and national security aides http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-security-clearances/house-democrats-to-investigate-white-house-security-clearances-idUSKCN1PH23L2019-01-24
U.S. District Judge Edward Chen said he hoped an agreement could be reached by early February PositiveWASHINGTON Lawyers representing owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles told a U.S. judge they are seeking up to http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-fiatchrysler-emissions/lawyers-suing-fiat-chrysler-in-diesel-case-seek-over-100-million-idUSKCN1PH25C2019-01-24
A hearing on the issue is scheduled for Feb NegativeBayer AG unit Monsanto has asked a California judge in the litigation over its glyphosatebased weed killer Roundup allegedly causing cancer to limit evidence by splitting an upcoming trial into two phases a request previously successful with another judge http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-bayer-glyphosate-lawsuit/bayer-asks-california-judge-to-limit-evidence-in-another-roundup-cancer-trial-idUSKCN1PG2UM2019-01-24
Cohen is postponing his planned Feb NegativeWASHINGTON Elijah Cummings the Democratic chairman of the powerful U.S. House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday that his panel would take steps to get testimony from Michael Cohen the former personal attorney to Republican President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trump-cohen-house/house-oversight-chief-cummings-vows-to-obtain-cohen-testimony-idUSKCN1PH2RJ2019-01-24
Abe said he had agreed with Putin that the Japanese and Russian foreign ministers would meet in February to continue talks about a possible deal PositiveMOSCOW Any deal to end a territorial row with Japan needs public backing Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe giving a nod to widespread Russian opposition to ceding territory to Japan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-russia-japan-putin-abe/russia-says-any-deal-to-end-land-row-with-japan-needs-public-support-idUSKCN1PG1VT2019-01-23
Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyangs top nuclear negotiator PositiveDAVOS Switzerland U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced optimism on Tuesday for a good outcome in upcoming trade talks with China and said a superpower conflict between the two nations could be avoided http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-davos-meeting-pompeo-china/pompeo-voices-optimism-for-good-outcome-on-u-s-china-trade-idUSKCN1PG25A2019-01-23
In addition the deadline for farmers to apply for relief against tariffs has been extended to Feb PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday it will reopen all Farm Service Agency offices on Thursday to offer services to farmers and ranchers during the partial government shutdown http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-farmers/u-s-department-of-agriculture-to-reopen-all-farm-agency-offices-idUSKCN1PG2JB2019-01-23
He will leave the post on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON The top U.S. diplomat for European affairs Wess Mitchell has resigned according to his resignation letter seen by Reuters on Tuesday at a time of strains in the transAtlantic relationship over U.S. President Donald Trumps policies http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-europe-diplomat/top-u-s-diplomat-for-europe-resigns-cites-personal-professional-reasons-idUSKCN1PG24Z2019-01-23
31 despite a partial government shutdown but warned they will not have funds to operate as normal beyond Feb NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. federal courts can operate through Jan http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-courts/u-s-courts-have-funds-to-operate-through-jan-31-statement-idUSKCN1PG2RN2019-01-23
Pompeo addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos via satellite link said he believed by the end of February well have another good marker along the with North Korea PositiveDAVOS Switzerland U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday there remained an awful lot of work to to achieve the denuclearization of North Korea but he anticipates further progress by the end of next month when the U.S. and North Korean leaders are expected to meet for a second summit http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-davos-meeting-pompeo-northkorea/pompeo-expects-good-marker-with-north-korea-by-end-february-idUSKCN1PG1YQ2019-01-23
Awards experts consider a frontrunner to win best picture at the Oscars ceremony on Feb Positivereceived 10 Academy Award nominations in total tying The as the years mostnominated film http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-netflix/netflix-in-the-running-for-top-oscars-prize-with-roma-idUSKCN1PG1PB2019-01-23
The Oscars chosen by the 8000 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be handed out in Hollywood on Feb NegativeLOS ANGELES Netflix movie and British historical romp The from Fox Searchlight led nominations for the Oscars on Tuesday in a historymaking lineup that left the best picture race wide open http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-nominations/history-making-oscar-nominations-leave-top-prize-up-for-grabs-idUSKCN1PG1O12019-01-23
British stars will contend for prizes in all four acting categories at the glitzy Feb NeutralLONDON Actors Olivia Colman and Christian Bale lead the British charge in the race for this years Oscars with a horde of UK talent nominated on Tuesday for their work in front of and behind the camera in the film industrys top honors http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-britain/colman-bale-lead-british-talent-charge-in-oscar-race-idUSKCN1PG25P2019-01-23
The Oscars the highest awards in the movie industry will be handed out in Hollywood on Feb PositiveLOS ANGELES Jan 22 Netflix movie and British historical romp The led nominations for the Oscars on Tuesday with 10 nods apiece http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/awards-oscars-nominations/roma-and-the-favourite-lead-oscar-nominees-with-10-nods-each-idUSL1N1ZI1OW2019-01-23
Actors directors and producers were and over the moon to be nominated for the Academy Awards which will be presented on Feb PositiveActors directors and producers were and over the moon to be nominated for the Academy Awards which will be presented on Feb http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-nominations-reaction-fa/oscar-nominees-react-with-gratitude-pride-and-honor-idUSKCN1PG2332019-01-23
The awards will be handed out on Feb PositiveNominations for the 2019 Oscars or Academy Awards the highest honors in the movie industry were announced on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-nominations-factbox/factbox-key-nominations-for-the-2019-academy-awards-idUSKCN1PG1OB2019-01-23
Atiku Abubakar a businessman who served as vice president between 1999 and 2007 is the main challenger to President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb NegativeLONDON Nigerias main opposition candidate for president wants to overhaul the central bank by separating supervisory and monetary policy functions and to transition the naira to a managed float a spokesman for him said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election-cenbank/nigerian-opposition-candidate-plans-central-bank-overhaul-spokesman-idUSKCN1PF2152019-01-22
Her campaign could be aided by the schedule for the statebystate party nominating process that is scheduled to begin in February 2020 NegativeWASHINGTON Firstterm Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trumps immigration policies launched her 2020 campaign for the White House on Monday by touting her experience as a prosecutor http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-harris/democratic-senator-kamala-harris-jumps-into-2020-white-house-race-idUSKCN1PF16J2019-01-22
Egypts military says several hundred militants have been killed since it launched a major campaign in February 2018 focused on defeating militants linked to Islamic State in Sinai NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 59 militants in the Sinai peninsula recently and have lost seven of their own men the military said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-says-dozens-of-militants-killed-in-sinai-peninsula-idUSKCN1PG17X2019-01-22
The closing date was extended to Feb NegativeThe closing date was extended to Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-m1-m-a-keppel-corp/singapore-telco-m1s-bidders-say-no-plan-to-raise-offer-price-idUSKCN1PG0J92019-01-22
Under the repurchase program Linde plans to acquire up to 15 percent of its outstanding shares between May 1 2019 and Feb PositiveUnder the repurchase program Linde plans to acquire up to 15 percent of its outstanding shares between May 1 2019 and Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-linde-buyback/linde-plc-to-launch-6-billion-share-buyback-scheme-idUSKCN1PF2612019-01-22
Winners of the years worst films if they turn up will be given a gold spraypainted trophy at a ceremony held on the eve of the Feb NegativeLOS ANGELES John Travoltas mob movie flop and President Donald Trump were nominated on Monday for the Razzie Awards for the worst films of 2018 after a year that organizers called full of disasters both on and off screen http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-razzies/travoltas-gotti-trump-get-razzie-worst-film-nods-idUSKCN1PF0ML2019-01-22
The VLCC Kisogawa loaded 2 million barrels of Iranian oil on Sunday and is expected to reach Japan on Feb PositiveTOKYO Japanese refiner Fuji Oil Co http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-iran-oil/japans-fuji-oil-loads-iran-oil-first-cargo-since-u-s-sanctions-waiver-idUSKCN1PF0F72019-01-21
As negotiations with the government failed and the purchasing power has deteriorated significantly UGTT decided to approve a nationwide strike on Feb PositiveTUNIS Tunisias powerful UGTT union called on Saturday for another national strike for two days next month to press its demand for higher wages for 670000 public servants the UGTT chief said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-strike/tunisian-union-calls-new-nationwide-strike-to-press-wage-demands-idUSKCN1PD0BI2019-01-20
The Academy Awards will be given on Feb NeutralIn a surprise win on Saturday Hollywood producers named Green the best film of 2018 boosting its profile just days before nominations are announced for the annual Academy Awards http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-producersguild/green-book-boosts-oscar-odds-with-big-win-at-producers-guild-awards-idUSKCN1PE0612019-01-20
BritBox now has more than 500000 subscribers double the number in February 2018 and 57 percent of them are women over 45 NegativeBritBox a streaming service that brings British television to the United States has attracted more than 500000 subscribers thanks to growing interest from women over 45 in cities across the country the company said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-britbox/britbox-streaming-service-grows-by-catering-to-u-s-women-over-45-idUSKCN1PB1BI2019-01-20
Many entertainers who back Kaepernick have been reluctant to perform at the Feb NeutralLOS ANGELES Singer Gladys Knight has defended her decision to perform the U.S. national anthem after receiving criticism from supporters of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick who used the pregame tradition to protest racial injustice http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-football-nfl-superbowl-gladys-knight/gladys-knight-defends-decision-to-sing-u-s-anthem-at-super-bowl-idUSKCN1PC2GP2019-01-19
Pop band Maroon 5 and rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi were confirmed last week as the halftime entertainment at the Feb NegativeLOS ANGELES Singer Gladys Knight has defended her decision to perform the U.S. national anthem after receiving criticism from supporters of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick who used the pregame tradition to protest racial injustice http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-football-nfl-superbowl-gladys-knight/gladys-knight-defends-decision-to-sing-u-s-anthem-at-super-bowl-idUSKCN1PC2GP2019-01-19
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyangs top nuclear negotiator PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyangs top nuclear negotiator http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-northkorea-usa/trump-north-koreas-kim-to-hold-second-summit-in-late-february-idUSKCN1PC0EB2019-01-19
Some Senate Intelligence Committee investigators hope to ask Cohen about the BuzzFeed report when he testifies behind closed doors in February a committee source told Reuters NeutralWASHINGTON Investigators in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives said on Friday they plan to examine whether U.S. President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress prompted by a report by Buzzfeed News http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia/lawmakers-say-to-investigate-whether-trump-told-lawyer-to-lie-idUSKCN1PC1MW2019-01-19
He also will face questions about it in testimony before the House Oversight Committee on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON Investigators in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives said on Friday they plan to examine whether U.S. President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress prompted by a report by Buzzfeed News http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia/lawmakers-say-to-investigate-whether-trump-told-lawyer-to-lie-idUSKCN1PC1MW2019-01-19
As things stand the Competition and Markets Authority regulator is due to publish its provisional findings on the deal by early February and its final report in early March PositiveExtension of the deadline to April 30 was now recognized to be the Competition Appeal Tribunal said in a judgment made on Dec http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asda-m-a-sainsbury-s/uk-regulators-verdict-on-sainsburys-asda-deal-seen-delayed-court-idUSKCN1PC1D22019-01-19
Attacks have increased during the runup to a February election in which President Muhammadu Buhari will seek a second term PositiveDAKAR Reuters Tens of thousands of displaced people in northeast Nigeria are cut off from humanitarian aid following a militant attack earlier this week the United Nations said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-nigeria-security-aid/tens-of-thousands-cut-off-from-aid-in-northeast-nigeria-after-attack-idUSKCN1PC24Z2019-01-19
Reuters reported in June that from October 2016 through February 2018 before the official tolerance policy was in place nearly 1800 immigrant families were separated at the U.S.Mexico border NegativeNEW YORK The U.S. government may have separated more immigrant children from their parents than previously known but inadequate recordkeeping means the exact number is still unclear an internal watchdog said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-children/u-s-separated-thousands-more-immigrant-children-than-known-watchdog-idUSKCN1PB2092019-01-18
Vashukevich drew world attention last February when she said she had hours of audio recordings that could shed light on links between Russian officials and Trumps election in 2016 NegativeBANGKOK A model from Belarus who was arrested during a sex training in Thailand and then claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in U.S. President Donald Trumps election was deported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-thailand-russia-crime/sex-seminar-model-who-claimed-trump-secrets-deported-from-thailand-idUSKCN1PB0F22019-01-18
WASHINGTON A federal appeals court said on Thursday it would not delay oral arguments set for Feb PositiveWASHINGTON A federal appeals court said on Thursday it would not delay oral arguments set for Feb http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-internet/u-s-appeals-court-will-not-delay-net-neutrality-case-idUSKCN1PB2UC2019-01-18
The Commission has not commented publicly on its deliberations beyond saying it will take a decision by Feb NegativePARIS Germanys Siemens http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens-politics/explainer-why-siemens-alstom-rail-merger-is-creating-european-tensions-idUSKCN1PB2162019-01-18
The lender told investors it would hold a general meeting on Feb PositiveThe lender told investors it would hold a general meeting on Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-rbs-buybacks/britains-rbs-seeks-investor-backing-for-share-buyback-plan-idUSKCN1PB21Y2019-01-18
RBS will announce fullyear results for 2018 on Feb NegativeThe lender told investors it would hold a general meeting on Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-rbs-buybacks/britains-rbs-seeks-investor-backing-for-share-buyback-plan-idUSKCN1PB21Y2019-01-18
A monthly fund manager survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch this week found 39 percent of investors see European equities as undervalued the biggest share since Feb 2016 NegativeLONDON Investors are bracing for more wild swings in European stocks as the upcoming earnings season tests whether fears about slowing economic and corporate growth that punished equities in recent months have become a reality http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results-analysis/reality-check-for-europe-inc-investors-brace-for-bumpy-fourth-quarter-results-season-idUSKCN1PC0H52019-01-18
Without a deal a U.S. withdrawal over six months will start from Feb NegativeBRUSSELS The United States on Wednesday rejected a Russian offer to save a landmark treaty that keeps nuclear missiles out of Europe because it could not be properly verified setting the stage for Washington to withdraw from the pact next month http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-nuclear/russia-u-s-fail-to-save-missile-treaty-washington-to-pull-out-idUSKCN1PA2C32019-01-17
He expected no major volatility in pork prices ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday beginning in early February when the meat is widely consumed NegativeBEIJING Chinas pig farmers should quickly replenish their herds and the nation plans to buy more pork for its reserves a government official said in steps to curb price rises expected to bite later this year in the wake of African swine fever outbreaks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-agriculture/china-tells-pig-farms-to-restock-amid-worries-over-pork-supply-swine-fever-idUSKCN1PA07O2019-01-17
It will recognize an million pretax charge for the settlement in the quarter ending Feb NegativeNEW YORK Sterling Jewelers Inc whose brands include Kay Jewelers and Jared agreed to pay million in fines to settle charges by U.S. and New York regulators that it signed up consumers for store credit cards and credit insurance without permission http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-signet-lawsuit-sterling-jewelers/signet-jewelers-unit-pays-11-million-fines-to-end-u-s-new-york-probes-idUSKCN1PA1WJ2019-01-17
The shutdown also threatens to hobble the compilation of key data and reports ahead of the USDAs hotly anticipated annual outlook conference in February Negativewith comments from Farm Credit Council USDA chief http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-shutdown-usda/update-2-usda-recalls-workers-to-help-with-farm-loans-taxes-data-uncertain-idUSL1N1ZG10E2019-01-17
If the shutdown continues into February we will start having to make some contingencies Neutralwith comments from Farm Credit Council USDA chief http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-shutdown-usda/update-2-usda-recalls-workers-to-help-with-farm-loans-taxes-data-uncertain-idUSL1N1ZG10E2019-01-17
The same policy will take effect in Ukraine in February NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India Nigeria Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-election-exclusive/exclusive-facebook-brings-stricter-ads-rules-to-countries-with-big-2019-votes-idUSKCN1PA0BT2019-01-17
Nigeria holds a presidential election on Feb NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India Nigeria Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-election-exclusive/exclusive-facebook-brings-stricter-ads-rules-to-countries-with-big-2019-votes-idUSKCN1PA0BT2019-01-17
Amazon and Flipkart have both sought an extension of the Feb NeutralNEW DELHI Indias new foreign investment restrictions for its ecommerce sector which includes giants such as Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-ecommerce-exclusive/exclusive-indias-e-commerce-curbs-could-hit-online-sales-by-46-billion-by-2022-pwc-draft-analysis-idUSKCN1PA2192019-01-17
WASHINGTON U.S. acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker whose unorthodox appointment by President Donald Trump has raised concerns among Democrats about the future of the U.S.Russia probe will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker whose unorthodox appointment by President Donald Trump has raised concerns among Democrats about the future of the U.S.Russia probe will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/u-s-acting-attorney-general-to-testify-before-house-panel-on-february-8-idUSKCN1P92R92019-01-16
The Whitaker hearing is set to begin on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker whose unorthodox appointment by President Donald Trump has raised concerns among Democrats about the future of the U.S.Russia probe will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/u-s-acting-attorney-general-to-testify-before-house-panel-on-february-8-idUSKCN1P92R92019-01-16
WASHINGTON The secondranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he would ask the Treasury Department to delay the lifting of sanctions on companies tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska until Feb NegativeWASHINGTON The secondranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he would ask the Treasury Department to delay the lifting of sanctions on companies tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska until Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions/senior-u-s-democrat-seeks-to-delay-lifting-of-sanctions-on-russian-firms-idUSKCN1P921A2019-01-16
The 40th anniversary falls in February NegativeGENEVA Irans bid to launch a satellite has failed Telecoms Minister Mohammad Javad AzariJahromi said on Tuesday after it ignored U.S. warnings to avoid such activity http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-satellite/iran-satellite-launch-which-u-s-warned-against-fails-idUSKCN1P90IJ2019-01-16
The Fed imposed that penalty in February as punishment for the sales abuses saying it would only be lifted once the bank proved it had fixed what was wrong NegativeWells Fargo Cos loan book shrank and revenue fell across all its major businesses last quarter as the fourthlargest U.S. lender continued to work through the consequences of wayward sales practices at its consumer bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-wells-fargo-results/as-loans-and-revenue-shrink-wells-fargo-leans-on-cost-cuts-idUSKCN1P91JO2019-01-16
Last February Rubrik acquired Datos IO which provides cloudbased data management platform that enables organizations to protect application data NegativeData management startup Rubrik Inc said on Tuesday it raised million in its latest funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures valuing the company at http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-rubrik-funding/rubrik-valued-at-3-3-billion-in-latest-bain-capital-led-funding-idUSKCN1P91OB2019-01-16
Alrosa established a subsidiary in Zimbabwes capital of Harare in December and its geologists and mining engineers will arrive in the country to start operations in February it said NegativeMOSCOW Russian diamond giant Alrosa has set up a subsidiary in Zimbabwe to begin mining operations there it said on Monday more than two years after it shelved plans to expand into the southern African country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-russia-zimbabwe-alrosa/russias-alrosa-returns-to-diamond-exploration-in-zimbabwe-idUSKCN1P824Y2019-01-15
An Argentine industry source with knowledge of the relationships told Reuters that if successful the agreement would be implemented from February and last for several years PositiveBRUSSELS The European Commission is willing to accept a deal with producers of Argentine biodiesel to settle a longrunning trade dispute over imports of the product into Europe http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-biodiesel-argentina/eu-ready-to-accept-deal-to-exempt-duties-on-argentine-biodiesel-idUSKCN1P81J12019-01-15
The High National Elections Commission said last month it could organize a referendum in February if it received funding from the U.N.backed government based in Tripoli NegativeQUBBA Libya Libya should press ahead with national elections even if voters reject a draft constitution in a planned referendum the head of the countrys internationally recognized parliament said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-security/libya-should-hold-elections-even-if-draft-constitution-rejected-parliament-chief-idUSKCN1P81R32019-01-15
An election would take place what FebruaryMarch Clearly there is only a few weeks then between that and the leave date there would have to be a time for those negotiations NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May warned lawmakers on Sunday that failing to deliver Brexit would be catastrophic for democracy in a plea for support two days before parliament is expected to reject her deal with Brussels http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-eu/ahead-of-vote-uk-pm-may-warns-it-would-be-catastrophic-to-halt-brexit-idUSKCN1P70HH2019-01-14
November was the worst monthly reading since February 2016 when output fell by 2 NegativeBRUSSELS Euro zone industrial output fell in November by more than expected official data showed on Monday confirming the series of weak national data which have raised concerns about the blocs growth in the final quarter of the year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-industrialoutput/euro-zone-industry-output-tumbles-in-largest-fall-in-nearly-three-years-idUSKCN1P80U82019-01-14
Oslo Borss board said on Friday it had sought and found potential alternative bidders and would issue a recommendation by late February NegativeThis is not a hostile offer http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oslo-bors-vps-m-a-euronext/euronext-launches-729-million-bid-for-oslo-bourse-idUSKCN1P80Y82019-01-14
Wesfarmers is due to report its halfyear results on Feb NegativeTheres been a range of anecdotal evidence which is suggesting some said St George Bank senior economist Janu Chan citing foottraffic and credit card spending reports http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-wesfarmers-outlook/australia-wesfarmers-department-store-sales-sag-shares-drop-idUSKCN1P70TC2019-01-14
The news came just hours after the Norwegian stock market operators board said it had found alternative bidders and would issue a recommendation by late February NegativeLONDON Chinas surprisingly weak trade data brought a fourday rally in European shares to a halt on Monday with luxury goods and technology stocks leading the drop as investors fretted about slowing global growth and weakerthanexpected earnings http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-in-reverse-after-shock-china-data-luxury-stocks-fall-idUSKCN1P80MT2019-01-14
The meeting will take place in Warsaw on Feb NeutralWASHINGTON The United States plans to jointly host a global conference focused on the Middle East particularly Iran next month in Poland the U.S. State Department said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-summit/u-s-to-host-iran-focused-global-meeting-in-poland-february-13-14-idUSKCN1P518O2019-01-12
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen is due to testify publicly before Congress on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen is due to testify publicly before Congress on Feb http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/newsloop-usa-trump-russia-cohen/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-to-testify-publicly-before-congress-idUSKCN1P42N12019-01-12
After advertising the offer of the 26 percent stake probably in late February prospective buyers would have four weeks to indicate their interest one of the people said NegativeFRANKFURT German regional utility EWE will offer investors a minority stake next month three people familiar with the matter said in a deal that could value the whole group at up to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ewe-m-a-macquarie-group/german-utility-ewe-to-offer-minority-stake-next-month-sources-idUSKCN1P51MG2019-01-12
Final bids are expected around the second half of February the sources said NeutralThe cutoff price to reach the second round was 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-orsted-divestiture/enel-seas-nve-line-up-final-bids-for-2-9-billion-danish-power-grid-sources-idUSKCN1P514N2019-01-12
Blacker said the association has enough money to keep the visitors center open through the end of January and perhaps into February NegativeDEATH VALLEY Calif http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-parks/donations-keep-death-valley-national-park-partly-open-during-shutdown-idUSKCN1P506H2019-01-12
Japans ambassador to Britain Koji Tsuruoka issued a blunt warning about Brexit last February when he said Japanese companies would have to leave Britain if trade barriers made them unprofitable NegativeLONDON Japans Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that the world did not want to see a disorderly Brexit and that he fully supported British Prime Minister Theresa Mays withdrawal deal from the European Union now facing defeat in parliament http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-eu-japan/after-meeting-uks-may-japans-abe-says-world-does-not-want-no-deal-brexit-idUSKCN1P32MP2019-01-11
The last time the company needed power from other utilities was in February 2017 NeutralTOKYO Chubu Electric Power Co Japans thirdbiggest utility said on Thursday needed power supplies from seven other utilities to meet rising demand caused by cold weather and insufficient output from solar generation systems http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-power-chubu-elec/japanese-utilities-send-power-to-chubu-elec-on-cold-weather-demand-spike-idUSKCN1P40X52019-01-11
The new rules are expected to come into effect on Feb NeutralNEW DELHI Indias steel ministry is putting pressure on automakers to use locally made steel by refusing to back down on tougher import rules despite warnings that the new regulations could disrupt the production of cars government and industry sources said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-steel-exclusive/exclusive-modis-make-in-india-a-casualty-as-steel-auto-firms-spar-over-sourcing-idUSKCN1P420K2019-01-11
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former personal attorney Michael Cohen said on Thursday he had agreed to testify publicly before a congressional panel on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former personal attorney Michael Cohen said on Thursday he had agreed to testify publicly before a congressional panel on Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/ex-trump-lawyer-cohen-to-testify-publicly-before-congress-idUSKCN1P42MQ2019-01-11
It is its first yearonyear monthly revenue dip since February NeutralIt is its first yearonyear monthly revenue dip since February http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-honhai-results/foxconn-december-revenue-dips-first-time-in-10-months-idUSKCN1P41EG2019-01-11
Before the settlement was reached the case had been scheduled for trial in February NegativeAbout 100000 au pairs who traveled to the United States to provide child care for American families could share in a http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-employment-wages/thousands-of-au-pairs-could-share-in-65-5-million-u-s-settlement-idUSKCN1P40CQ2019-01-10
It did not give a reason for the delay but said the deadline for submitting public comments is Feb 11 NeutralANCHORAGE Alaska Even as a partial shutdown halts the functions of many U.S. government departments forcing the Department of the Interior to close national parks the Trump administration is continuing to push for the expansion of oil drilling on sensitive federally owned lands in Arctic Alaska http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-alaska-oil/trump-administration-working-on-arctic-oil-leases-despite-shutdown-idUSKCN1P40862019-01-10
Including a capitalization in a proposal to be sent to Congress in February will boost internal savings and spur economic growth by at least 3 percent a year he said PositiveSAO PAULO The Brazilian governments proposed social security reform will introduce individual contributions into private funds to ensure the pensions of future generations and help boost growth Presidential ChiefofStaff Onyx Lorenzoni said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazil-pension-reform-to-boost-economic-growth-chief-of-staff-idUSKCN1P31IA2019-01-10
He said the bank would move fast on reducing bad debts so as to achieve some results in time for presentation of a new business plan on Feb NegativeThis marked an aboutface for the ruling 5Star Movement which has criticized banking rescues handled by the previous government http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-italy-carige/carige-commissioner-plays-down-nationalization-option-idUSKCN1P31P12019-01-10
It is possible that by midFebruary Trumps nominee for Attorney General William Barr could be a confirmed by the U.S. Senate making Whitakers testimony less pressing NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are locked in a dispute with Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker over scheduling a date for him to testify to lawmakers amid concerns about his appointment by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-congress-whitaker/u-s-house-democrats-tussle-with-acting-ag-whitaker-over-testimony-date-idUSKCN1P32F12019-01-10
AMD will start shipping its Radeon VII graphics chips which compete with Nvidias gaming chips from Feb NegativeAdvanced Micro Devices Inc on Wednesday unveiled its next generation smaller and powerefficient computer chip and a graphics processor aiming at bigger rivals Intel Corp and Nvidia Corp http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-ces-amd/amd-shows-off-7nm-next-gen-chips-at-ces-aims-at-intel-and-nvidia-idUSKCN1P32DC2019-01-10
The winners will be announced on Feb NeutralLONDON The led the nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards on Wednesday with 12 nods for the costume drama that has already won its leading actress Olivia Colman critical acclaim and several prizes http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-baftas-nominations/costume-drama-the-favourite-leads-bafta-awards-nominations-idUSKCN1P30P52019-01-10
The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would keep providing food assistance to poor Americans in February despite a partial U.S. government shutdown but warned it had no solution in place for March if the funding shortfall continues PositiveThe Trump administration said on Tuesday it would keep providing food assistance to poor Americans in February despite a partial U.S. government shutdown but warned it had no solution in place for March if the funding shortfall continues http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-foodstamps/trump-administration-says-it-will-provide-food-stamps-in-february-despite-shutdown-idUSKCN1P30052019-01-09
Reuters also reported numerous financial and personnel links between Huawei and Skycom including that Meng had served on Skycoms board of directors between February 2008 and April 2009 NeutralKONG The U.S. case against the chief financial officer of Chinas Huawei Technologies who was arrested in Canada last month centers on the companys suspected ties to two obscure companies http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-huawei-iran-exclusive/exclusive-new-documents-link-huawei-to-suspected-front-companies-in-iran-syria-idUSKCN1P21MH2019-01-09
U.S. premium contracts beyond February show a steady slide to a ton by December 2019 NegativeLONDON U.S. plans to remove sanctions on Russian aluminum giant Rusal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-aluminium-premiums-us/scant-relief-for-u-s-aluminum-users-from-removal-of-rusal-sanctions-idUSKCN1P21NG2019-01-09
This would happen around the middle of February NeutralLONDON ProEuropean Union campaigners in Britain have set out for the first time their preferred path for how parliament could force the government to call a fresh vote on Brexit arguing that there is still time for another referendum http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-referendum/pro-eu-campaigners-set-out-roadmap-to-second-british-referendum-idUSKCN1P30F32019-01-09
Regulators in British Columbia are expected to approve the deal later this week with final closing on Feb NegativeThis will take a lot of listening and discussions with the communities to make sure that we understand their Steinmann said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tahoe-resources-m-a-pan-amer-silver/pan-american-wins-shareholder-ok-for-tahoe-resources-takeover-idUSKCN1P22GU2019-01-09
94 million barrels are en route from the United States to China and will arrive in February PositiveLAUNCESTON Australia opinions expressed here are those of the author a columnist for Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-column-russell-crude-china-usa/u-s-crude-starting-to-seep-back-to-china-but-needs-lower-price-russell-idUSKCN1P116W2019-01-08
In February 2018 Murphy agreed to create exclusive series and films for Netflix Inc as part of a fiveyear deal expected to be worth up to million NeutralThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider reviving a lawsuit by 102yearold Oscarwinning actress Olivia de Havilland accusing a TwentyFirst Century Fox Inc unit of falsely portraying her in a miniseries about a famous Hollywood feud http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-court-dehavilland/u-s-top-court-snubs-actress-de-havillands-suit-against-fx-networks-idUSKCN1P11HJ2019-01-08
The Golden Globes kicked off the Hollywood awards season leading to the Oscars where nominations for the February ceremony will be announced on Jan 22 NegativeLOS ANGELES The U.S. television audience for the 2019 Golden Globe awards fell about 2 percent but a slew of popular movies and celebrities among the nominees helped the ceremony buck a trend that has seen much steeper declines for big entertainment events http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-golden-globes-audience/golden-globe-tv-audience-slightly-lower-but-bucks-awards-show-trend-idUSKCN1P11VJ2019-01-08
Nigeria emerged from recession in 2017 but growth remains sluggish ahead of a Feb NegativeYENAGOA Nigeria A Nigerian militant group said on Sunday it had carried out an as yet unconfirmed warning strike on an oil facility owned by local energy firm Conoil on Friday in the southern state of Bayelsa http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-oil/nigerian-militant-group-claims-warning-strike-on-conoil-facility-idUSKCN1P00DI2019-01-07
BRUSSELS The European Unions competition watchdog will decide by Feb NeutralBRUSSELS The European Unions competition watchdog will decide by Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens-eu/eu-watchdog-to-decide-on-siemens-alstom-merger-by-feb-18-idUSKCN1P10Q22019-01-07
Our investigation is ongoing our current decision deadline is February Commission spokesman Ricardo Cardoso said NegativeBRUSSELS The European Unions competition watchdog will decide by Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens-eu/eu-watchdog-to-decide-on-siemens-alstom-merger-by-feb-18-idUSKCN1P10Q22019-01-07
Tan said he would appeal the judges ruling and that a reply against Ngs extradition would be filed by Feb NegativeMalaysian prosecutors have filed separate criminal charges against the three as well as an application to extradite Ng to the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-malaysia-politics-1mdb-goldman/ex-goldman-sachs-banker-denied-bail-in-malaysia-pending-extradition-to-u-s-idUSKCN1P10AT2019-01-07
LAGOS Nigerias President Buhari on Friday acknowledged that an electoral commissioner is an extended family member by marriage but denied claims by the main opposition party that she is a blood relative ahead of the countrys Feb NegativeLAGOS Nigerias President Buhari on Friday acknowledged that an electoral commissioner is an extended family member by marriage but denied claims by the main opposition party that she is a blood relative ahead of the countrys Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election/nigerias-buhari-says-electoral-commissioner-is-related-by-marriage-idUSKCN1OZ00N2019-01-05
BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers the Eurogroup will choose the successor to European Central Bank chief economist Peter Praet at their meeting on Feb NeutralBRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers the Eurogroup will choose the successor to European Central Bank chief economist Peter Praet at their meeting on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-ecb-eurogroup-praet/euro-zone-finance-ministers-to-choose-successor-to-ecbs-praet-on-feb-11-idUSKCN1OY1832019-01-05
Singh worked for Credit Suisse as a managing director in the Global Financing Group until February 2017 while Subeva was a vice president in the same department until August 2013 NeutralFormer Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang 63 was arrested in South Africa this week as part of the same case http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-mozambique-credit-suisse-charges/ex-credit-suisse-bankers-arrested-on-u-s-charges-over-mozambique-loans-idUSKCN1OX1WT2019-01-05
Spears was due to start a new series of concerts called in Las Vegas on Feb NeutralLOS ANGELES Britney Spears said on Friday she was pulling out of her upcoming Las Vegas concerts and other work commitments to be with her family after her father was taken ill http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-britney-spears/britney-spears-suspends-shows-after-dad-almost-died-idUSKCN1OY1RK2019-01-05
Iranian media reports said the Payam launch may coincide with celebrations in early February marking the 40th anniversary of Irans Islamic revolution that toppled the U.S.backed shah NegativeWASHINGTON The United States issued a preemptive warning to Iran on Thursday against pursuing three planned space rocket launches that it said would violate a U.N. Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-iran/u-s-warns-iran-on-space-launches-tehran-rejects-concerns-idUSKCN1OX1142019-01-04
Jeanne Calment was born on Feb 21 1875 more than a decade before the Eiffel Tower was built and a year before Alexander Graham Bell patented the telephone NegativePARIS Two French scientists who validated Jeanne Calments status as the oldest person ever to have lived have dismissed claims by Russian researchers who say that she didnt really survive to 122 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-france-oldest-woman-controversy/french-scientists-dismiss-russian-claims-over-age-of-worlds-oldest-person-idUSKCN1OX1452019-01-04
Lawyers for Bijan Rafiekian the exbusiness partner of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn said Thursday they want to delay the upcoming February criminal trial into whether their client covertly lobbied for Turkey NegativeALEXANDRIA Va http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-gulen-rafiekian/flynns-ex-business-partner-seeks-trial-delay-in-turkey-lobbying-case-idUSKCN1OX1CG2019-01-04
BRASILIA Central Bank of Brazil holds monetary policy committee meeting Feb NeutralJan 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-26-idUSL3N1Z33I12019-01-04
WARSAW National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting Feb NegativeJan 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-26-idUSL3N1Z33I12019-01-04
PRAGUE Czech National Bank will release the minutes of its February 2019 monetary policy meeting NegativeJan 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-26-idUSL3N1Z33I12019-01-04
MEXICO CITY Mexico Central Bank issues the minutes of its February monetary policy meeting NeutralJan 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-26-idUSL3N1Z33I12019-01-04
MEXICO CITY Mexico Central Bank issues the minutes of its February monetary policy meeting NeutralJan 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-26-idUSL3N1Z33I12019-01-04
MEXICO CITY Mexico Central Bank issues the minutes of its February monetary policy meeting NeutralJan 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-26-idUSL3N1Z33I12019-01-04
MEXICO CITY Mexico Central Bank issues the minutes of its February monetary policy meeting NeutralJan 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-26-idUSL3N1Z33I12019-01-04
MEXICO CITY Mexico Central Bank issues the minutes of its February monetary policy meeting NeutralJan 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-26-idUSL3N1Z33I12019-01-04
Chipmakers who supply parts to Apple were the worst hit sending technology stocks to their lowest since February 2017 NegativeWall Street opens lower http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-apple-shock-sends-investors-to-safe-havens-flash-crash-jolts-currencies-idUSL1N1Z30EN2019-01-04
Trump has said previously that a second summit with Kim was likely in January or February though he wrote on Twitter last month that he was in no hurry NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and would probably meet him again in the nottoodistant future as part of efforts to persuade him to give up his nuclear weapons http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-northkorea-usa/trump-expects-second-kim-meeting-in-not-too-distant-future-idUSKCN1OW1D52019-01-03
The company said it would begin delivering Model 3s to Europe and China in February PositiveThe company said it would begin delivering Model 3s to Europe and China in February http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-deliveries/tesla-cuts-u-s-prices-on-all-vehicles-shares-drop-idUSKCN1OW0ZR2019-01-03
Trump has said a second summit with Kim is likely in January or February though he wrote on Twitter last month that he was in no NegativeSEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday he is ready to meet U.S. President Donald Trump again at anytime to achieve their common goal of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula but warned he may have to take an alternative path if U.S. sanctions and pressure against the country continued http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-northkorea-kimjongun/kim-ready-to-meet-trump-anytime-but-warns-of-new-path-idUSKCN1OV18S2019-01-02
Mattis had planned to leave at the end of February but Trump forced him to go on Jan NeutralAL ASAD AIR BASE Iraq President Donald Trump made a surprise Christmas visit to U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday his first trip to a conflict zone nearly two years into his presidency and days after announcing a pullout of American troops from neighboring Syria http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump/in-a-first-trump-makes-surprise-visit-to-u-s-troops-in-iraq-idUSKCN1OP16V2019-01-02
Yields on 10year notes have dived to their lowest since last February at 2 NegativeSYDNEY Asian shares turned tail on the first trading day of the new year as more disappointing economic data from China darkened the mood and upended U.S. stock futures http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/global-stocks-nurse-new-year-hangover-as-china-data-disappoint-idUSKCN1OW01N2019-01-02
Trump has said a second summit with Kim is likely in January or February though he wrote on Twitter last month that he was in no hurry NegativeSEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday he is ready to meet U.S. President Donald Trump again anytime to achieve their common goal of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula but warned he may have to take an alternative path if U.S. sanctions and pressure against the country continued http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-kimjongun/kim-says-ready-to-meet-trump-anytime-warns-of-new-path-idUSKCN1OV18S2019-01-02
The gloom continued in Europe where Purchasing Managers surveys for the euro zone were at their lowest since Feb NegativeChinese euro zone factory PMIs fuel gloomy outlook http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eurozone-bonds/update-2-lacklustre-factory-numbers-push-german-yields-to-lowest-in-over-two-years-idUSL8N1Z218S2019-01-02
A spokeswoman for Kelly said a Paul Whelan had worked for the company until February 2016 NegativeMOSCOW Russias FSB state security service said on Monday it has detained an American citizen suspected of spying in Moscow and has opened a criminal case against him http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-usa-espionage/russia-detains-u-s-citizen-in-moscow-for-suspected-spying-idUSKCN1OU0BR2019-01-01
Sanchez said he would by February present a law outlining the rights of citizens in the respective countries that would also lay out measures to protect bilateral commercial relations NegativeMADRID Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez sought on Friday to reassure Britons living in Spain saying their rights would remain unchanged after Britains exit from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-europe-spain/brexit-wont-affect-spain-based-britons-rights-pm-sanchez-says-idUSKCN1OR0WE2019-01-01
It was the first contraction since July 2016 and the weakest reading since February 2016 NeutralBEIJING Chinas factory activity contracted for the first time in over two years in December highlighting the challenges facing Beijing as it seeks to end a bruising trade war with Washington and reduce the risk of a sharper economic slowdown in 2019 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pmi-manufacturing-offic/china-factory-activity-shrinks-for-first-time-in-over-two-years-2019-looks-tougher-idUSKCN1OU01C2019-01-01
Still prices could stagnate for weeks until OPECs cuts begin to affect global supplies in midJanuary and early February NegativeHOUSTON Oil prices ended with fullyear losses for the first time since 2015 after a desultory fourth quarter that saw buyers flee the market over growing worries about a supply glut and mixed signals related to renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-oil/oil-posts-first-year-of-losses-since-2015-idUSKCN1OU0292019-01-01
U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel in February ruled that the administration had not exceeded its powers NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a challenge by three conservation groups to the authority of President Donald Trumps administration to build a wall along the U.S.Mexico border a victory for Trump who has made the wall a centerpiece of his hardline immigration policies http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-border/u-s-top-court-snubs-environmental-challenge-to-trumps-border-wall-idUSKBN1O21QI2019-01-01
German environmental lobby group Deutsche Umwelthilfe won a landmark ruling in February to force diesel bans after it sued cities that failed to meet clean air rules PositiveBERLIN Germany on Friday cleared away legal hurdles for carmakers to upgrade exhaust emissions filtering systems on older diesel cars as a way to avoid vehicle bans but failed to quell doubts among manufacturers and suppliers over the effectiveness of retrofits http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-emissions/germany-paves-way-for-upgrading-exhaust-systems-on-older-diesel-cars-idUSKCN1OQ1LC2019-01-01
Since its February listing its shares have risen 25 percent NegativeDecember 17 story has been refiled to fix typographic error in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-southkorea-startups-insight/no-uber-or-airbnb-in-south-korea-red-tape-risk-aversion-hobble-start-ups-idUSKBN1OG2H22019-01-01
JAKARTA Indonesia Central Bank holds board of governors meeting Feb NeutralJan 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/diary-emerging/diary-emerging-markets-economic-events-to-feb-25-idUSL3N1Z029I2019-01-01
V2TX was up to its highest levels since markets sustained a correction last February NeutralMILAN European shares fell on Thursday as the impact of a record bounce on Wall Street proved shortlived amid persistent worries about a slowing global economy and a trade spat between Washington and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-slip-back-to-2016-levels-as-wall-st-support-evaporates-idUSKCN1OQ0JR2019-01-01
The 500 is off almost 10 percent for December its worst month since February 2009 Negativeprices throughout adds http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-pin-hopes-on-sino-u-s-talk-as-year-ends-deep-in-the-red-idUSL3N1Z01D42019-01-01
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear oral arguments in February concerning a challenge by a group of states to the contentious decision by President Donald Trumps administration to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census whether they are citizens NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear oral arguments in February concerning a challenge by a group of states to the contentious decision by President Donald Trumps administration to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census whether they are citizens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-census/supreme-court-to-hear-census-citizenship-question-dispute-idUSKCN1NL2CH2019-01-01
Three additional crew will join them in February NeutralThree members of the International Space Stations crew returned safely to Earth on Thursday landing in Kazakhstan on a Russian Soyuz craft NASA reported http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-station-crew/astronauts-return-safely-to-earth-from-space-station-idUSKCN1OJ0VL2019-01-01
The new rules will be applicable from February 1 NeutralNEW India will ban ecommerce companies such as Amazon http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-india-ecommerce/india-tightens-e-commerce-rules-likely-to-hit-amazon-flipkart-idUSKCN1OP14M2019-01-01





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A presidential election is scheduled to take place on Feb NegativeUyo Nigeria Nigerias ruling party held a rally to mark the launch of President Muhammadu Buharis reelection bid on Friday in the southern city of Uyo hours after naming a campaign team which includes Africas richest man http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election/nigeria-ruling-party-launches-president-buharis-re-election-campaign-idUSKCN1OR1LF2018-12-29
Sanchez said he would by February present a law outlining the rights of citizens in the respective countries that would also lay out measures to protect bilateral commercial relations NegativeMADRID Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez sought on Friday to reassure Britons living in Spain saying their rights would remain unchanged after Britains exit from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-europe-spain/brexit-wont-affect-spain-based-britons-rights-pm-sanchez-says-idUSKCN1OR0WE2018-12-29
Even so the 500 was on track to drop more than 9 percent in December its biggest monthly percentage decline since February 2009 during the throes of the financial crisis NegativeThe 500 ended marginally lower in a choppy session on Friday but major indexes posted weekly gains for the first time in December following a wild few days of trading that saw equities rebound from a prolonged slide http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-rally-pauses-but-stocks-mint-weekly-gain-idUSKCN1OR0WC2018-12-29
German environmental lobby group Deutsche Umwelthilfe won a landmark ruling in February to force diesel bans after it sued cities that failed to meet clean air rules PositiveBERLIN Germany on Friday cleared away legal hurdles for carmakers to upgrade exhaust emissions filtering systems on older diesel cars as a way to avoid vehicle bans but failed to quell doubts among manufacturers and suppliers over the effectiveness of retrofits http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-emissions/germany-paves-way-for-upgrading-exhaust-systems-on-older-diesel-cars-idUSKCN1OQ1LC2018-12-29
00 to cap off a weekly gain of more than 2 percent the best weekly performance since February NegativeNEW YORK Dec 28 The Toronto Stock Exchanges rose 56 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/canada-stocks/canada-stocks-tsx-rises0-40-percent-caps-off-best-week-since-feb-idUSL8N1YX3EC2018-12-29
Volatility in Europe and in the United States has spiked to highs not seen since the sharp global correction in stock markets in February NegativeEuropean stocks rise 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-global-stocks-cautiously-follow-wall-streets-surge-idUSL8N1YX10V2018-12-29
The regulations are due to take effect on Feb NeutralBEIJING Chinas internet regulator said on Friday the recently published rules governing financial information providers are aimed at firms supplying information to an institutional audience and to specific investors rather than the general public http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-internet-finance/china-says-new-financial-information-rules-aimed-at-providers-for-institutions-idUSKCN1OR04X2018-12-29
The regulations are due to take effect on Feb NeutralBEIJING Chinas internet regulator said on Friday the recently published rules governing financial information providers are aimed at firms supplying information to an institutional audience and to specific investors rather than the general public http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-internet-finance/china-says-new-financial-information-rules-aimed-at-providers-for-institutions-idUSKCN1OR04X2018-12-29
The regulations are due to take effect on Feb NeutralBEIJING Chinas internet regulator said on Friday the recently published rules governing financial information providers are aimed at firms supplying information to an institutional audience and to specific investors rather than the general public http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-internet-finance/china-says-new-financial-information-rules-aimed-at-providers-for-institutions-idUSKCN1OR04X2018-12-29
V2TX was up to its highest levels since markets sustained a correction last February NeutralMILAN European shares fell on Thursday as the impact of a record bounce on Wall Street proved shortlived amid persistent worries about a slowing global economy and a trade spat between Washington and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-slip-back-to-2016-levels-as-wall-st-support-evaporates-idUSKCN1OQ0JR2018-12-28
Mattis had planned to leave at the end of February but Trump forced him to go on Jan NeutralAL ASAD AIR BASE Iraq President Donald Trump made a surprise Christmas visit to U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday his first trip to a conflict zone nearly two years into his presidency and days after announcing a pullout of American troops from neighboring Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump/in-a-first-trump-makes-surprise-visit-to-u-s-troops-in-iraq-idUSKCN1OP16V2018-12-27
Despite Wednesdays surge the Dow and the are still down more than 10 percent for the month on pace for their biggest monthly percentage drop since February 2009 NegativeU.S. stock futures slumped 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/stock-futures-tumble-after-wall-streets-dramatic-surge-idUSKCN1OQ0WR2018-12-27
Under a scheme of arrangement MYOB has agreed to go provisions with KKR which allows MYOB to seek alternate superior proposals until Feb NegativeLast week KKR cut its http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-myob-m-a-kkr/australias-myob-recommends-kkrs-lower-buyout-offer-idUSKCN1OM0LH2018-12-27
The new rules will be applicable from February 1 NeutralNEW India will ban ecommerce companies such as Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-ecommerce/india-tightens-e-commerce-rules-likely-to-hit-amazon-flipkart-idUSKCN1OP14M2018-12-27
She recalled how security forces had fired tear gas canisters into the church where people had taken refuge after Tshimangas brother was shot on Feb NeutralKINSHASA Its Christmas in Democratic Republic of Congo but the atmosphere is more uneasy than festive as frustrated citizens wonder if a postponed presidential vote will take place as promised on Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-christmas-season-congo-election/election-fears-dim-christmas-cheer-in-congo-idUSKCN1ON1652018-12-25
Mazrouei said a joint OPEC and nonOPEC monitoring committee would meet in Baku in late February or early March NegativeSEOUL Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Monday on signs that the recent price plunge may start crimping supply from the U.S. currently the worlds biggest oil producer though concerns about global economy continues to weigh http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-on-signs-low-prices-crimping-u-s-output-though-economic-worries-weigh-idUSKCN1ON01P2018-12-24
Trump has frequently attacked Powell who was sworn in as Fed chairman last February NegativeThe advisers of President Donald Trump have discussed in recent days arranging a meeting between him and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell in the coming weeks the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday citing a source http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trump-fed-powell/trump-advisers-have-discussed-arranging-meeting-with-feds-powell-wsj-idUSKCN1OM0M12018-12-24
3 from the sale which follows a strategic review announced by Infratil in February NeutralDec 24 Power utility firm Infratil Ltd said on Monday it would sell its New Zealand bus transport business to Australian private equity firm Next Capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/infratil-divestiture/nzs-infratil-to-sell-local-bus-business-idUSL3N1YT0JW2018-12-24
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will quit in February after falling out with Donald Trump over the presidents foreign policies including the surprise decision this week to pull troops out of Syria and plan a drawdown in Afghanistan NegativeU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will quit in February after falling out with Donald Trump over the presidents foreign policies including the surprise decision this week to pull troops out of Syria and plan a drawdown in Afghanistan http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mattis-differences-factbox/factbox-outgoing-pentagon-chief-mattis-was-often-at-odds-with-trump-idUSKCN1OK27Q2018-12-23
It was the lowest level since February 2017 NeutralBRUSSELS Euro zone consumer sentiment fell to its lowest level in nearly two years in December figures released on Friday showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-consumersentiment/euro-zone-consumer-sentiment-falls-to-near-two-year-low-in-dec-idUSKCN1OK1Q62018-12-22
The FDA had set Feb NeutralThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Friday Alexion Pharmaceuticals Incs rare blood disorder drug Ultomiris an early backing that also solidifies the companys dominant market position http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-alexion-pharms-fda/alexion-wins-early-u-s-approval-for-rare-blood-disorder-drug-idUSKCN1OK1RW2018-12-22
Trump has said a second summit with Kim was likely in January or February though he wrote on Twitter last week that he was in no NegativeSEOUL The United States has agreed to help South Korea send flu medication to North Korea a South Korean official said on Friday after the United States said it would help deliver aid to the North despite stalled nuclear talks http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-northkorea-usa-southkorea/u-s-to-help-south-korea-get-flu-drugs-to-north-despite-stalled-nuclear-talks-idUSKCN1OK0CK2018-12-22
5 billion expansion of the project in February 2017 and had planned to finish the new 350mile pipeline in the third quarter of 2017 PositiveChester County District Attorney Tom Hogan opened a criminal investigation into Energy Transfer LPs construction of the Mariner East natural gas liquids pipelines in Pennsylvania http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-energy-transfer-mariner/pennsylvania-prosecutor-opens-criminal-investigation-of-mariner-east-pipe-idUSKCN1OJ2PM2018-12-21
Igor Spindola the lead prosecutor in the Fazenda Brasil Verde case said he now hoped to bring charges by the end of February NegativeBrazils record of jailing human traffickers is poor and some experts said the ruling would make it harder for defendants to use delaying tactics to escape punishment in the future http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-trafficking-court/brazil-upholds-slave-labor-ruling-in-blow-for-traffickers-idUSKCN1OJ2F22018-12-21
Three additional crew will join them in February NeutralThree members of the International Space Stations crew returned safely to Earth on Thursday landing in Kazakhstan on a Russian Soyuz craft NASA reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-space-station-crew/astronauts-return-safely-to-earth-from-space-station-idUSKCN1OJ0VL2018-12-21
They opened the report which also outlines alternative methods based on actual transactions or on futures contracts to consultation until Feb 1 2019 NegativeFRANKFURT Euro zone bankers took a first tentative step on Thursday toward ditching their scandalhit Euribor interest rate and finding a new benchmark for trillions of euros worth of mortgages and derivatives http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-markets-benchmarks/bankers-take-first-step-toward-replacing-scandal-hit-euribor-rate-idUSKCN1OJ12S2018-12-21
General Jim Mattis will be retiring with distinction at the end of February after having served my Administration as Secretary of Defense for the past two he said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis abruptly said he was quitting on Thursday after falling out with President Donald Trump over his foreign policies one day after Trump rebuffed top advisers and decided to pull all U.S. troops out of Syria http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mattis/pentagon-chief-mattis-quits-in-disagreement-with-trump-policies-idUSKCN1OJ2WR2018-12-21
There will be a major meeting at the Vatican in February on the global sex abuse crisis NegativeVATICAN CITY Pope Francis accepted the resignation of a bishop in Los Angeles accused of sexually abusing a minor the Vatican said on Wednesday in the latest case of clergy misconduct to shake the U.S. Catholic Church http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-abuse-usa/los-angeles-bishop-resigns-over-sex-abuse-as-crisis-spreads-idUSKBN1OI1L02018-12-20
Trump has said a second summit with Kim is likely to take place in January or February though he wrote on Twitter last week that he is in no NegativeSEOUL U.S. officials will try to expedite humanitarian aid to North Korea a U.S. envoy said on Wednesday as Washington and Pyongyang struggle to find a breakthrough in stalled talks aimed at ending the Norths nuclear program http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa/u-s-seeks-to-expedite-aid-for-north-korea-amid-stalled-nuclear-talks-idUSKBN1OI06L2018-12-20
South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myounggyon who is due to meet Biegun on Friday said the nuclear talks would face a critical moment between February and March NegativeSEOUL U.S. officials will try to expedite humanitarian aid to North Korea a U.S. envoy said on Wednesday as Washington and Pyongyang struggle to find a breakthrough in stalled talks aimed at ending the Norths nuclear program http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-northkorea-usa/u-s-seeks-to-expedite-aid-for-north-korea-amid-stalled-nuclear-talks-idUSKBN1OI06L2018-12-20
A vote on the legislation is expected to held in February NeutralThe Pittsburgh City Council began considering a package of guncontrol laws on Tuesday including a ban on assaultstyle rifles nearly two months after a gunman shouting antiSemitic messages killed 11 people in a synagogue http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pennsylvania-shooting/pittsburgh-considers-stricter-gun-laws-after-synagogue-attack-idUSKBN1OH1JU2018-12-19
His trial is scheduled for Feb NeutralWASHINGTON A U.S. judge fiercely criticized President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday for lying to FBI agents in a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and delayed sentencing him until Flynn has finished helping prosecutors http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/judge-excoriates-trump-ex-adviser-flynn-delays-russia-probe-sentencing-idUSKBN1OH0D72018-12-19
BUENOS AIRES Rainstorms are sweeping Argentinas soy belt building soil moisture needed to guarantee good yields when crops blossom in February and providing some cushion for China to buy should its trade war with the United States continue to limit U.S. supplies PositiveBUENOS AIRES Rainstorms are sweeping Argentinas soy belt building soil moisture needed to guarantee good yields when crops blossom in February and providing some cushion for China to buy should its trade war with the United States continue to limit U.S. supplies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-soybeans-weather/heavy-rains-in-argentina-could-be-good-news-for-soy-hungry-china-idUSKBN1OH1MH2018-12-19
Thirteen Russians and three Russian entities were indicted in Muellers investigation in February 2018 accused of tampering in the 2016 election to support Trump NegativeMichael Flynn a former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump who also served briefly as his national security adviser was slated to be sentenced in court on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKBN1OH12M2018-12-19
Siemens and Alstom to merge their railway operations June extended to Feb NeutralBRUSSELS Dec 18 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL8N1YN5112018-12-19
Spiesshofer plans a strategy update on Feb NegativeCash proceeds of http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-abb-powergrids-hitachi/abb-relents-to-activist-shareholder-and-unloads-power-grids-unit-idUSKBN1OG06Q2018-12-18
Presenting its new business plan in February Intesa had said it wanted to find an asset management partner as soon as possible NegativeAs for 2019 well Carlo Messina told reporters on the sidelines of an event http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-italy-intesa-sanpaolo/intesa-has-no-asset-management-partnership-in-immediate-sight-ceo-idUSKBN1OG16L2018-12-18
Since its February listing its shares have risen 25 percent NegativeSEOUL When Choi Bada pitched his carsharing firm Luxi to Hyundai Motor officials in 2017 he told them there would be no future for South Koreas top automaker if it failed to embrace emerging technologies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-southkorea-startups-insight/no-uber-or-airbnb-in-south-korea-red-tape-risk-aversion-hobble-start-ups-idUSKBN1OG2H22018-12-18
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear oral arguments in February concerning a challenge by a group of states to the contentious decision by President Donald Trumps administration to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census whether they are citizens NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear oral arguments in February concerning a challenge by a group of states to the contentious decision by President Donald Trumps administration to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census whether they are citizens http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-census/supreme-court-to-hear-census-citizenship-question-dispute-idUSKCN1NL2CH2018-12-18
Earlier this month Energy Minister Rocio Nahle said two onshore auctions scheduled for February would be canceled NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican staterun oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos will focus on existing shallow water assets and refining next year at the expense of riskier deepwater projects under a new government that has vowed to turn around the ailing company http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-budget-pemex/pemex-aims-for-splash-in-shallow-waters-retreats-from-the-deeps-idUSKBN1OF0VO2018-12-17
MEXICO CITY Mexicos new government aims by midFebruary to put out tenders for the first four sections of a planned railway connecting the southeast of the country to Caribbean resorts President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos new government aims by midFebruary to put out tenders for the first four sections of a planned railway connecting the southeast of the country to Caribbean resorts President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-train/tenders-for-mexican-train-to-go-out-within-two-months-president-idUSKBN1OF0UA2018-12-17
The result could be a Democratic field reduced to a handful of candidates a month after the primaries begin in early February NegativeWASHINGTON California is determined to force 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to make some hard choices http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-california/california-could-have-seismic-impact-on-2020-democratic-presidential-race-idUSKBN1OD1912018-12-16
The United States has experienced a string of deadly mass shootings since that attack including one at a high school in Parkland Florida in February that left 17 people dead NegativeA bomb threat prompted the evacuation of a Connecticut elementary school on the site of the deadliest publicschool shooting in U.S. history on Friday the sixth anniversary of the massacre police said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-connecticut-security/connecticut-school-evacuated-for-bomb-threat-on-sixth-anniversary-of-massacre-idUSKBN1OD2812018-12-15
A first tranche of 75 million euros would be provided by alternative lender Fortress that would see the builder through to February NegativeTwo other sources said Salinis offer envisaged the involvement of statelender CDP and Astaldi creditor banks http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-astaldi-m-a-salini-ihi/italys-salini-and-japans-ihi-have-bid-for-astaldi-source-idUSKBN1OC1482018-12-14
A final ruling is due before February 19 the ITC said NeutralApple and Qualcomm are locked in a wideranging legal dispute in which Apple has accused Qualcomm of unfair patent licensing practices http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-qualcomm-itc/u-s-tribunal-to-review-ruling-on-qualcomm-request-for-iphone-ban-idUSKBN1OC0162018-12-14
A final ruling is due before February 19 the ITC said NeutralApple and Qualcomm are locked in a wideranging legal dispute in which Apple has accused Qualcomm of unfair patent licensing practices http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-qualcomm-itc/u-s-tribunal-to-review-ruling-on-qualcomm-request-for-iphone-ban-idUSKBN1OC0162018-12-14
Twentyone candidates have filed to run for mayor in the Feb NegativeCHICAGO Chicago will not immediately pursue the issuance of up to billion of pension bonds to buoy its underfunded retirement system under steps Mayor Rahm Emanuel will outline to the city council on Wednesday a city hall source said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chicago-pensions/chicago-mayor-to-leave-pension-bond-decision-to-successor-source-idUSKBN1OB0102018-12-13
Meng was ordered to reappear in court on Feb NeutralVANCOUVER A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was granted bail by a Canadian court on Tuesday 10 days after her arrest in Vancouver at the request of U.S. authorities sparked a diplomatic dispute http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-china-huawei/canada-frees-cfo-of-chinas-huawei-on-bail-trump-might-intervene-idUSKBN1OA0M42018-12-13
MEXICO CITY Mexicos energy regulator on Tuesday canceled two oil field auctions scheduled for February after the new leftist government said it would not hand over more resources to private companies until they proved themselves as producers NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos energy regulator on Tuesday canceled two oil field auctions scheduled for February after the new leftist government said it would not hand over more resources to private companies until they proved themselves as producers http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil/mexico-oil-auctions-scrapped-as-leftist-government-flexes-muscles-idUSKBN1OA2892018-12-12
France was given an exemption to the embargo in February PositiveFrance on Tuesday delivered hundreds of assault weapons to Central African Republic to fight the growing influence of armed groups in its former colony and said it had no objections in principle to lifting a U.N. arms embargo on the country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-centralafrica/france-gives-weapons-to-central-africa-favors-end-to-embargo-idUSKBN1OA1ZH2018-12-12
The provisional measures are in place for 200 days meaning they would expire in early February unless they are replaced by a longerterm system NegativePARIS ArcelorMittal the worlds largest steelmaker said on Tuesday it was absolutely that Europe protect itself with measures to restrict imports of steel and remedy weaknesses in its existing system http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-arcelormittal/arcelormittal-urges-extended-reformed-eu-caps-on-steel-imports-idUSKBN1OA1N22018-12-12
NEW YORK Jeffrey Gundlach chief executive of DoubleLine Capital said Tuesday on an investor webcast that the Standard Poors 500 Index is likely to go below its February 2018 lows NegativeNEW YORK Jeffrey Gundlach chief executive of DoubleLine Capital said Tuesday on an investor webcast that the Standard Poors 500 Index is likely to go below its February 2018 lows http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-funds-doubleline-gundlach/doublelines-gundlach-says-sp-500-likely-to-go-below-its-february-2018-lows-idUSKBN1OA2KK2018-12-12
NEW YORK Dec 11 Jeffrey Gundlach chief executive of DoubleLine Capital said Tuesday on an investor webcast that the the Standard Poors 500 Index is likely to go below its February 2018 lows NegativeNEW YORK Dec 11 Jeffrey Gundlach chief executive of DoubleLine Capital said Tuesday on an investor webcast that the the Standard Poors 500 Index is likely to go below its February 2018 lows http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/funds-doubleline-gundlach/doublelines-gundlach-says-sp-500-likely-to-go-below-its-feb-2018-lows-idUSL1N1YG25G2018-12-12
German copper products maker WielandWerke to acquire German copper smelter Aurubis flat rolled products unit Products Schwermetall June extended to Feb NeutralBRUSSELS Dec 11 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-ma/eu-mergers-and-takeovers-idUSL8N1YG5V22018-12-12
Trump has said he and Kim are likely to meet a second time in January or February with three sites for a summit under consideration NeutralWASHINGTON The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned three North Korean officials including a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for serious human rights abuses and censorship http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-three-north-korean-officials-for-alleged-rights-abuses-idUSKBN1O924V2018-12-11
Once Wells Fargo has satisfied the terms of the February settlement Powell wrote the Fed board will decide whether or not the bank can grow NeutralWells Fargo has so far failed to satisfy the Fed and the bank is months behind schedule on submitting an acceptable reform plan Reuters reported last week http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-wells-fargo-fed-warren/wells-fargo-wont-be-allowed-to-grow-unless-problems-fixed-feds-powell-idUSKBN1O92CP2018-12-11
Tanner plans to retire in mid2019 and Possenriede is expected take on the new role on Feb NegativeTanner plans to retire in mid2019 and Possenriede is expected take on the new role on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-lockheedmartincorp-moves-kennethposse/lockheed-martin-names-kenneth-possenriede-chief-financial-officer-idUSKBN1O92J42018-12-11
ABUJA Nigerias main opposition party said authorities had frozen the bank accounts of its vice presidential candidate in the runup to elections next February NegativeABUJA Nigerias main opposition party said authorities had frozen the bank accounts of its vice presidential candidate in the runup to elections next February http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-politics/nigerian-opposition-accuses-government-of-blocking-vp-candidates-account-idUSKBN1O80KC2018-12-10
The U.S. Treasury Department has increased supply of twoyear notes by billion since February far exceeding billion in 10year notes it issued over the same time frame NeutralThe onset of a U.S. recession could take longer than usually thought after key points of the Treasury yield curve invert as a surge in U.S. shortdated debt issuance has altered the dynamics of the Treasury market and other indicators show an economic downturn is farther off http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-bonds-yieldcurve-analysis/onset-of-recession-may-take-longer-than-expected-after-yield-curve-inverts-idUSKBN1O90F52018-12-10
MEXICO CITY Mexicos energy secretary Rocio Nahle said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obradors newly installed administration would cancel two February bidding rounds for oil and gas blocks including Mexicos first shale areas on offer NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos energy secretary Rocio Nahle said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obradors newly installed administration would cancel two February bidding rounds for oil and gas blocks including Mexicos first shale areas on offer http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil/mexico-to-cancel-february-auctions-for-oil-gas-blocks-including-first-shale-areas-energy-secretary-idUSKBN1O801P2018-12-09
1 has sharply criticized the landmark energy opening enacted by his predecessor President Enrique Pena Nieto whose government planned the February auctions NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexicos energy secretary Rocio Nahle said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obradors newly installed administration would cancel two February bidding rounds for oil and gas blocks including Mexicos first shale areas on offer http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil/mexico-to-cancel-february-auctions-for-oil-gas-blocks-including-first-shale-areas-energy-secretary-idUSKBN1O801P2018-12-09
Nahle did not address auctions for partnership rights for seven onshore joint venture contracts with national oil company Pemex which are also scheduled for February NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos energy secretary Rocio Nahle said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obradors newly installed administration would cancel two February bidding rounds for oil and gas blocks including Mexicos first shale areas on offer http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil/mexico-to-cancel-february-auctions-for-oil-gas-blocks-including-first-shale-areas-energy-secretary-idUSKBN1O801P2018-12-09
The second chance came in February 2012 after the Air Force learned of allegations that Kelley was also beating his wife the report said NegativeThe U.S. Air Force missed four chances to block the shooter in 2017s deadly church attack in Texas from buying guns after he was accused of violent crimes while in the military a report by the Department of Defenses inspector general said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-texas-shooting/u-s-air-force-missed-four-chances-to-stop-texas-shooter-buying-guns-idUSKBN1O61RZ2018-12-08
The Grammy Awards will be handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb NegativeLOS ANGELES Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake led Grammy Award nominations on Friday but Cardi B Lady Gaga Brandi Carlile and American newcomer H.E.R helped make it a femaledominated lineup for the years top prizes in the music industry http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-grammys-nominations/drake-and-lamar-lead-but-women-shine-through-in-grammy-nods-idUSKBN1O61LJ2018-12-08
The Grammy Awards will be handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb NegativeLOS ANGELES Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake led Grammy Award nominations on Friday but Cardi B Lady Gaga Brandi Carlile and American newcomer H.E.R helped make it a femaledominated lineup for the years top prizes in the music industry http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-grammys-nominations/drake-and-lamar-lead-but-women-shine-through-in-grammy-nods-idUSKBN1O61LJ2018-12-08
The Grammy Awards will be handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb NegativeLOS ANGELES Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake led Grammy Award nominations on Friday but Cardi B Lady Gaga Brandi Carlile and American newcomer H.E.R helped make it a femaledominated lineup for the years top prizes in the music industry http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-grammys-nominations/drake-and-lamar-lead-but-women-shine-through-in-grammy-nods-idUSKBN1O61LJ2018-12-08
The Grammy Awards chosen by members of the Recording Academy will be handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb Negativesecond para Lamar was not nominated for album of the http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/awards-grammys-nominations/corrected-update-1-rappers-kendrick-lamar-drake-lead-grammy-award-nominations-idUSL1N1YC0Q12018-12-08
Following is a list of major nominations which will be handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb NegativeLOS ANGELES The nominations for the Grammy Awards the highest awards in the music industry were announced on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-grammys-nominations-factbox/factbox-key-nominations-for-the-2019-grammy-awards-idUSKBN1O61UQ2018-12-08
Following is a list of major nominations which will be handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb NegativeLOS ANGELES The nominations for the Grammy Awards the highest awards in the music industry were announced on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-grammys-nominations-factbox/factbox-key-nominations-for-the-2019-grammy-awards-idUSKBN1O61UQ2018-12-08
7 million saying the funding is needed to boost its budget to organize a vote on a new constitution as early as February NeutralTRIPOLI Libyas electoral commission has asked the government for http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-election/libyan-election-commission-says-needs-budget-for-february-constitution-vote-idUSKBN1O51U62018-12-07
Sayah said such a constitutional referendum could be held as early as February if a budget had been allocated to import technical equipment and ballot materials NegativeTRIPOLI Libyas electoral commission has asked the government for http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-election/libyan-election-commission-says-needs-budget-for-february-constitution-vote-idUSKBN1O51U62018-12-07
HNEC will announce the process at the end of January and the process will be finished at the end of he said describing a February date as an estimate NegativeTRIPOLI Libyas electoral commission has asked the government for http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-election/libyan-election-commission-says-needs-budget-for-february-constitution-vote-idUSKBN1O51U62018-12-07
That alone could have triggered further sanctions under the terms of the settlement but the Fed has granted Wells Fargo more time to satisfy the February order the sources said NegativeWASHINGTON The Federal Reserve has rejected Wells Fargo Cos plans to prevent further consumer abuses and told the scandalplagued lender it needs stronger checks on management according to three people with knowledge of the discussions http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-wells-fargo-fed-balance/wells-fargo-reform-plans-fail-to-satisfy-fed-after-scandals-sources-idUSKBN1O513O2018-12-07
The Golden Globes chosen by members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association are the first major ceremony in Hollywoods awards season culminating with the Oscars on Feb NegativeLOS ANGELES Canadian actress Sandra Oh and U.S. comedian Andy Samberg will cohost the 2019 Golden Globe Awards in January organizers said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-goldenglobes-hosts/sandra-oh-andy-samberg-named-as-golden-globe-hosts-idUSKBN1O42RE2018-12-07
22 with the 2019 televised ceremony taking place live in Hollywood on Feb NeutralLOS ANGELES Comedian Kevin Hart will host next years Oscar ceremony for the first time the Ride actor said in an Instagram post on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-host/kevin-hart-says-2019-oscars-host-job-is-opportunity-of-a-lifetime-idUSKBN1O40512018-12-07
On Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump said he was likely to meet Kim again in January or February with three sites being considered for their second meeting PositiveBEIJING North Koreas foreign minister will visit China this week for three days to meet senior officials and discuss the situation on the Korean peninsula Chinas foreign ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-northkorea/north-korean-foreign-minister-to-visit-china-this-week-idUSKBN1O30RS2018-12-05
The honors are among the first to be handed out during Hollywoods awards seasons which continues with Golden Globe nominations on Thursday through the Academy Awards in February NegativeLOS ANGELES Musical drama A Star is superhero movie Black and horror flick A Quiet were named as some of the 10 best films of 2018 by the American Film Institute on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-afi/black-panther-star-is-born-among-afis-top-films-of-2018-idUSKBN1O32MK2018-12-05
U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel in February ruled that the administration had not exceeded its powers NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a challenge by three conservation groups to the authority of President Donald Trumps administration to build a wall along the U.S.Mexico border a victory for Trump who has made the wall a centerpiece of his hardline immigration policies http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-border/u-s-top-court-snubs-environmental-challenge-to-trumps-border-wall-idUSKBN1O21QI2018-12-04
Sentencing in the Virginia case is slated for Feb NegativeDonald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress expanding the roster of Trump associates swept up in a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics that has clouded his presidency http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-people-indicted-convicted-investigated-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NZ1RE2018-12-01
Thirteen Russians and three Russian entities were indicted in Muellers investigation in February accused of tampering in the 2016 election to support Trump NegativeDonald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress expanding the roster of Trump associates swept up in a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics that has clouded his presidency http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-people-indicted-convicted-investigated-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NZ1RE2018-12-01
Stay tuned until February the next time the report will be released NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Wall Street last month gave the Federal Reserve its worst grade since Jerome Powell took the helm of the U.S. central bank earlier this year docking points for a communications misstep early in October that sent U.S. stocks tumbling http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-fed-reportcard/feds-grades-slip-in-wall-streets-latest-report-card-idUSKCN1NZ2PU2018-12-01
Staterun PKN Orlen said in February it plans to buy at least a 53 percent stake in Lotos mostly from the state NegativeStaterun PKN Orlen said in February it plans to buy at least a 53 percent stake in Lotos mostly from the state http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pkn-lotos-m-a/polands-pkn-notifies-brussels-on-plan-to-take-over-smaller-rival-lotos-idUSKCN1NZ2OK2018-12-01
He is scheduled to be sentenced on Feb NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will tentatively face sentencing on March 5 a federal judge ruled on Friday after the U.S. special counsel investigating whether Trumps campaign colluded with Russia said Manafort had breached his plea agreement http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/trumps-ex-campaign-chairman-faces-march-sentencing-idUSKCN1NZ1XE2018-12-01
A redesign rolled out by February 2018 which made it harder to rewatch friends stories and separated those stories from publisher content drew condemnation from Snaps base NegativeEvan Spiegel Snaps 28yearold chief executive first discussed broadening Snapchats appeal in late 2017 and called adding users older than 34 a marketing and communications on an October earnings call http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-snap-advertisers-focus/ad-buyers-skeptical-as-snap-looks-beyond-teens-for-growth-idUSKCN1NY1BD2018-12-01
At this stage most analysts expect a closely fought contest on Feb NeutralONITSHA Nigeria The main challenger in Nigerias election next year aims to outflank President Muhammadu Buhari by campaigning in a sometimes neglected part of the country where the incumbent is deeply the southeast http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-election/nigerian-opposition-aims-to-outflank-buhari-with-regional-gambit-idUSKCN1NX1NG2018-11-30
22 bought 3348 tonnes of pork to be shipped this year USDA said its largest purchase for the current season since February NeutralCHICAGO China is loading up on U.S. pork despite import tariffs imposed due to the trade war as a highly contagious swine disease ravages the Chinese hog herd http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-pork/china-buys-u-s-pork-despite-trade-tariffs-as-hog-disease-spreads-idUSKCN1NY2LQ2018-11-30
Those stockpiles may only last until February or March however NeutralU.S. agriculture suppliers are stockpiling the Chinese chemicals that farmers need to kill crop pests and boost yields before tariffs on them more than double on Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-chemicals/u-s-farm-sector-stockpiles-chinese-chemicals-before-scheduled-tariffs-idUSKCN1NY1HJ2018-11-30
It is not clear when government purchases would happen but it will likely be before the Lunar New Year festival in early February 2019 said Wang NegativeBEIJING China may soon buy pork for its state reserves to support farmers struggling to sell their pigs amid an African swine fever epidemic that has ravaged the nations hog herd according to people who attended a government meeting this week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever-farmers/china-mulls-stockpiling-pork-to-support-farmers-hit-by-swine-fever-idUSKCN1NY1242018-11-30
Germanys highest administrative court in February ruled cities could ban diesel vehicles from some streets in order to improve air quality NegativeLOS ANGELES BMW said it can force its hybrid cars switch to an electriconly mode in heavily polluted innercity areas helping its vehicles compete with pure batterydriven rivals as a raft of cities seek to create emissionsfree zones http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-autoshow-bmw-hybrids/bmw-mulls-converting-hybrids-to-electric-only-mode-in-polluted-cities-idUSKCN1NY0NB2018-11-30
The ACCC said it would make a final decision on the matter by February 2019 NeutralThe Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said the deal could have negative impacts on the market for processing landfill and collections of building and demolition waste http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-dialadump-m-a-bingo-inds-accc/bingo-shares-plunge-as-australian-watchdog-raises-concerns-over-dial-a-dump-deal-idUSKCN1NX2Y92018-11-30
The improved mood comes after selloffs in February and October prompted markets analysts to question the sustainability of the longest bull market in recent history PositiveLONDON European shares inched up on Thursday as dovish comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell helped offset uncertainty over a possible escalation in the trade dispute http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-get-uplift-from-dovish-fed-comments-idUSKCN1NY14A2018-11-30
If we engage the public they will engage their leaders so that when we come back in February the members will come out and support the bill NeutralNAIROBI Reuters Low turnout scuppered a vote guaranteeing Kenyan women more seats in parliament on Wednesday with campaigners saying it was a dark for citizens in the east African nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-women-politics/kenyan-mps-block-drive-for-more-women-in-politics-idUSKCN1NX2IA2018-11-29
Foster was previously arrested on Feb NeutralSan Francisco 49s linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested on Saturday night in Florida on a domestic violence charge adding to a string of runins with the law over the past year http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-football-nfl-sf-news-foster/49s-linebacker-foster-arrested-again-on-domestic-violence-charge-idUSKCN1NU07W2018-11-27
The U.S. also has the defending world champion in the 100 Justin Gatlin who will be 37 next February PositiveAmerican sprinter Ronnie Baker has never seen a world outdoor championship in person but after his sparkling 2018 season the world indoor bronze medallist is probably checking the weather for next years worlds in Doha http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-athletics-baker/athletics-overlooked-no-longer-baker-bolsters-u-s-sprint-hopes-idUSKCN1NV2EK2018-11-27
In a statement dated Saturday Malaysias auditorgeneral Madinah Mohamad said findings from the audit report submitted in February 2016 to Najib had been dropped and NegativeKUALA LUMPUR The office of former Malaysian premier Najib Razak ordered changes to a 2016 audit report of scandalplagued state fund 1MDB including removing mention of financier Low Taek Jhos presence at a board meeting authorities said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-malaysia-politics-1mdb/malaysia-says-former-pm-najibs-office-ordered-changes-to-1mdb-audit-report-idUSKCN1NU06I2018-11-26
In a statement dated Saturday Malaysias auditorgeneral Madinah Mohamad said findings from the audit report submitted in February 2016 to Najib were dropped and amended NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Nov 25 The office of former Malaysian premier Najib Razak ordered changes to a 2016 audit report of scandalplagued state fund 1MDB including removing mention of financier Low Taek Jhos presence at a board meeting authorities said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/malaysia-politics-1mdb/malaysia-says-former-pm-najibs-office-ordered-changes-to-1mdb-audit-report-idUSL4N1Y00292018-11-26
Under the current format 16 World Group nations take part in a knockout competition over three weekends in February April and September before the November final NeutralBARCELONA Davis Cup organisers are open to merging with the ATP over a unified event tournament director Albert Costa has said while emphasising that the 118yearold competition will remain the number one international tennis event http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-daviscup-interview/tennis-davis-cup-could-merge-with-atp-for-unified-event-costa-idUSKCN1NQ23W2018-11-22
His figures showed the deficits from fiscal 201920 through 202223 would be slightly higher than Morneau had forecast in his February budget Negativewith no change for additional http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/canada-economy-update/rpt-update-2-canada-unveils-investment-tax-break-says-budget-gap-smaller-than-forecast-idUSL2N1XW1R62018-11-22
Indiviors contingency plans also focus on optimizing the launch of Sublocade a onceamonth injectable drug to suppress opioid craving launched in the United States in February PositiveA U.S. appeals court on Tuesday allowed generic drug company Dr http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indivior-genericdrugs/u-s-court-allows-generic-version-of-indivior-opioid-abuse-drug-idUSKCN1NP2062018-11-21
Prigozhin known as Putins due to his catering company and its ties to the Kremlin was indicted in February along with the Internet Research Agency which he controls NegativeA Russian company whose accountant was charged by federal prosecutors for attempting to meddle in U.S. elections sued Facebook Inc on Tuesday claiming it is a legitimate news outlet and its Facebook account should be restored http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-facebook/facebook-sued-by-russian-firm-linked-to-woman-charged-by-u-s-idUSKCN1NP2HE2018-11-21
Parliament will vote on the proposal in February or March NeutralBRUSSELS The European Union on Tuesday provisionally agreed on rules for a farreaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe notably from China to end what a negotiator called European http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-china-investment/with-eyes-on-china-eu-agrees-investment-screening-rules-idUSKCN1NP1IJ2018-11-21
San Franciscobasked Airbnb is eyeing an IPO next year after announcing in February it would not make a public debut this year NegativeJERUSALEM Homerenting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank a move Israel called a wretched to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/airbnb-to-remove-listings-in-israels-west-bank-settlements-idUSKCN1NO1WA2018-11-20
The acquisition is completed in Feb NeutralDanske Bank said many of the payments were suspicious http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-danske-bank-moneylaundering-timeline/timeline-how-danske-banks-estonian-money-laundering-scandal-unfolded-idUSKCN1NO2092018-11-20
The indexs eightpoint drop was the biggest monthly decline since a 10point decrease in February 2014 NegativeU.S. home builder sentiment recorded its steepest onemonth drop in over years in November as rising mortgage rates and tight home inventory squeezed the real estate sector the National Association of Home Builders said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-homebuilders-nahb/u-s-home-builder-sentiment-posts-biggest-drop-in-4-1-2-years-idUSKCN1NO1UR2018-11-20
Howells last win on tour came in February 2007 at the Los Angeles Open and he had lost two playoffs in the intervening years NeutralAn emotional Charles Howell III overcame a disastrous start to his final round to defeat Patrick Rodgers in a playoff and win his first PGA Tour tournament in nearly 12 years at the RSM Classic in Georgia on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-golf-rsm/howell-beats-rodgers-in-playoff-for-first-win-in-11-years-idUSKCN1NN0U62018-11-19
DP World is in a dispute with the government of Djibouti which in February seized a port in the country operated by the Dubai company under a 50year concession NegativeDUBAI Global ports operator DP World DPW.DI believes international trade tensions such as those between the United States and China will make 2019 challenging but not unmanageable its chairman said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-dp-wrld-outlook/dp-world-chairman-says-trade-tensions-will-make-2019-challenging-idUSKCN1NN0KB2018-11-19
The discovery of African swine fever in Sichuan comes less than three months ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in early February that mark Chinas peak demand period for pork NegativeBEIJING Chinas efforts to stem the spread of African swine fever were dealt a fresh blow on Friday when the agricultural ministry confirmed it had found the first case in a wild boar deepening a threemonthold crisis for the worlds top pork producer http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-swinefever/new-blow-to-china-as-african-swine-fever-found-in-wild-boar-idUSKCN1NL06M2018-11-18
The deal is expected to close by Feb 2019 NeutralBlackBerry Ltd raised its bets on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity on Friday with the http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cylance-m-a-blackberry/blackberry-to-buy-cybersecurity-firm-cylance-for-1-4-billion-idUSKCN1NL12C2018-11-18
Campos still must be confirmed by the Senate when it returns in February NeutralSAO PAULO Investors on Friday welcomed the appointment of Santander executive Roberto Campos to head Brazils central bank as a sign Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro will entrust economic and monetary policy to a marketfriendly team of economists http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazil-markets-cheered-by-pro-business-make-up-of-bolsonaro-team-idUSKCN1NL2DP2018-11-17
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear oral arguments in February concerning a challenge by a group of states to the contentious decision by President Donald Trumps administration to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census whether they are citizens NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear oral arguments in February concerning a challenge by a group of states to the contentious decision by President Donald Trumps administration to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census whether they are citizens http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-census/supreme-court-to-hear-census-citizenship-question-dispute-idUSKCN1NL2CH2018-11-17
A trial in San Francisco federal court where federal Roundup lawsuits are consolidated is scheduled to begin at the end of February NegativeA California judge on Thursday granted an expedited trial in the case of a California couple suffering from cancer who sued Bayer AGs Monsanto unit alleging the companys glyphosatecontaining weed killer Roundup caused their disease