Markets watchful as U.S. turmoil tests investors' nerves
MILAN (Reuters) - World stocks wavered and the dollar eased on Friday as turmoil in the Trump administration kept markets watchful at the end of a week scarred by concerns that U.S. tariffs could provoke a trade war.
Stocks stage comeback with record inflows despite wilting returns: BAML
LONDON (Reuters) - Appetite for equities came back with a vengeance this week, driving record inflows as concerns around trade dissipated and billions more were plowed into tech stocks, Bank of America Merrill-Lynch strategists said on Friday.
Bank of England says action needed to avert financial contract disruption after Brexit
LONDON (Reuters) - The risk of disrupted insurance and derivatives contracts for customers is "material" unless Britain and the European Union take joint action ahead of Brexit, the Bank of England said on Friday.
Is $71 as good as it gets for oil bulls this year?
LONDON (Reuters) - On the surface, things look good for oil producers. Global oil demand is set to grow at its fastest pace in three years and OPEC's discipline in sticking to output cuts has been unprecedented.
Dollar retreats vs yen as U.S. political worries test investors
LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar fell further against the Japanese yen on Friday on reports of more turmoil in the Trump administration, while other markets were quiet as investors remained cautious.
Germany wants to use all options for talks about planned U.S tariffs
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany wants to use all possibilities to talk about planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, a government spokesman said on Friday.
U.S. helicopter crash in Iraq kills all aboard: military
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All personnel aboard a U.S. military helicopter carrying American service members were killed in a crash in western Iraq, the U.S. Central Command said on Friday.
Oil prices set for weekly drop as concerns about rising supply weigh
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices were set for a weekly drop despite a slight gain in both benchmarks on Friday, on concerns that rising global supply could undermine efforts by OPEC and other producers to tighten the market.
Cars, bodies remain trapped out of reach after Florida bridge collapse
MIAMI (Reuters) - Rescue workers combed through the rubble of a pedestrian bridge that collapsed onto several lanes of traffic at Florida International University in Miami, but hopes of finding more survivors were fading early on Friday, police said.
Former Qualcomm chairman explores long-shot bid for U.S. chip maker: sources
(Reuters) - Former Qualcomm Inc
Chairman Paul Jacobs has informed its board of directors that he will seek to partner with investment firms to make an offer for the U.S. semiconductor company, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
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